Houston Falls 8-3 Against Boston - Game Recap

Chris Carter swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Red Sox defeated Houston 8-3 at Minute Maid Park.

The Red Sox were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Boston got 6 innings from John Lackey, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. John Lackey earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 3 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Scott Feldman worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Carter in a losing cause.

Boston outhit their counterparts 12-7 in the game.