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Astros hold a 5-2 lead.

MLB: ALDS-Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Astros hold a 4-2 lead through 4 12 innings. Back-to-back home runs from Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve put Houston out front 2-0 in the first inning. A key two-run double by Marwin Gonzalez gave the Astros lead again in the fourth inning.

ALTUVE hit his second home run of the game in the fifth inning to put Houston up 5-2.

Now...the game info.

2017 American League Division Series

Houston Astros (0-0) vs. Boston Red Sox (0-0), Oct. 5, 2017, 3:08 p.m. CDT

Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

TV: MLB Network, 790 KBME AM, ESPN Deportes 1230

Radio: stream on MLB At Bat app, 790

Online: MLB.TV, Watch MLB Network

Red Sox SBNation Blog: Over the Monster

Pitching Matchup

RHP Justin Verlander (7-5, 3.39 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, ) vs. LHP Chris Sale (17-8, 2.90 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, .301 BABIP, 2.65 xFIP)

Today's Lineups

BOSTON RED SOX HOUSTON ASTROS
Xander Bogaerts - SS George Springer - CF
Eduardo Nunez - DH Alex Bregman - 3B
Andrew Benintendi - LF Jose Altuve - 2B
Mookie Betts - RF Carlos Correa - SS
Mitch Moreland - 1B Evan Gattis - DH
Dustin Pedroia - 2B Josh Reddick - RF
Rafael Devers - 3B Yulieski Gurriel - 1B
Sandy Leon - C Marwin Gonzalez - LF
Jackie Bradley - CF Brian McCann - C
Chris Sale - LHP Justin Verlander - RHP