Opening at The Cell for 10 games
The Astros open the scoring with a single to right scoring the base runner from first for a 1 to 0 Astros lead. Top of the 4th, the Astros add another run on a solo home run taking the lead to 2 to 0.
The Bottom of the 4th and Jose Abreu smacks a home run to center for a 2 to 1 Astros lead.
**Carlos is pitching well today with 6 strikeouts at last count. Would like to see him go one more inning but his pitch count is in the low 80’s. Coach Coop also might have him call it a day.
Bottom of the 5th Dioner Navarro with a 2 out double, Tyler Saladino with another double, bringing home Navarro and its a tie score at 2 all. Adam Eaton with a single bringing Saladino home for a 3 to 2 Sox lead. Jimmy Rollins moves Eaton to second on a single.
Top of the 6th and Rodon gives up another solo home run and the score is tied at 3.
**Carlos Sanchez now playing 3rd , Saladino moves to shortstop and Rollins out.
Top of the 8th and the Astros take back the lead at 4 to 3.
Top of 9th has David Robertson in to shut down the inning,
Bottom of 9th and Jackson has a stand up double. Carlos Sanchez with a bunt single and is safe at 1st. Saladino with a Sac Fly and its a 4 all game, Eaton singled but he and Sanchez were left stranded.
**David Robertson has sent down the 6 batters he has faced.
Top of 11th and thanks to Astros interference its a 6 to 4 Astros lead. Bottom of the 11th and Sanchez with a single, coming home on an Eaton double. 6 to 5 Astros.
Final Score Astros 6 and Sox 5
**I think that call of interference that was not made is the key to this game.