The Houston Astros scored over 10 runs in three games against the Rangers in Arlington. The streak of double digits continued on Thursday in game one against the Red Sox at Fenway Park with the Astros’ 12-2 win.
Carlos Correa was 4-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBIs. Brad Peacock had a solid start, allowing two earned runs over five innings. He struck out two and walked one.
The Astros got all the runs the team needed in the first inning. Marwin Gonzalez smacked a three-run double to center field.
Alex Bregman crushed a pitch into the stands atop the Green Monster in the second inning to put Houston up 5-0. Houston scored three runs in the fourth inning with a Correa double and two RBI singles from Yuli Gurriel and Cameron Maybin.
Home runs from Brian McCann and Carlos Correa made the game into a laugher with home runs in the sixth and seventh innings.
Francis Martes, Joe Musgrove, Tyler Clippard, and Ken Giles combined to allow two hits over four innings.