Josh Fields Tagged With Loss in Astros-Red Sox Match
Houston dropped a 7-5 decision at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Junichi Tazawa.
The Red Sox were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Boston got 6 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 7. Junichi Tazawa earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from Stephen Drew in the win.
Houston got a 5-inning outing from Jarred Cosart in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 5 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Robbie Grossman had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 12 hits, while Houston only had 8.
Koji Uehara pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Boston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Texas.