Astros keep Red Sox from clinching AL East — MLB roundup

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The issue is with Boston, our fabled professional sports franchises have enjoyed so much success - individual and team - that it's hard to pick just one legend from the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Bruins who stand out.

The Red Sox, obviously, are committed to playing their regulars as long as it takes. The win was Houston's 100th of the season, giving MLB three 100-win teams for the first time since the 2003 season.

NEW YORK - Masahiro Tanaka struck out a career-high 15 hitters in seven dominant innings as New York blanked Toronto.

Having become accustomed to astronomical run totals and lights-out starting pitchers, Astros fans might be forgiven a certain amount of trepidation during Friday night's nail-biter against the Boston Red Sox.

Seeing no future in Hollywood, Jeffreys returned to New York to appear in a musical version of "Street Scene".

Baseball and Central Mass. go way back - to the 1860s. Farrell said before the game that Betts was "improved" and they hoped to have him available if needed to pinch hit after further treatment.

She had made her film debut at MGM in 1942 in "I Married an Angel", which marked the final costarring of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy.

Astros keep Red Sox from clinching AL East — MLB roundup
Astros keep Red Sox from clinching AL East — MLB roundup

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox, 7-3, in the first World Series game.

Four losses in five games later, we have reached DEFCON 2. Bregman, who had three hits, had a two-run homer in the fifth. "And the offence covered it". The postseason begins next week. Over the last three innings, the Astros eked out just one hit, a single by Carlos Beltran, and once more tensions began to mount. Late in his career, he was a player-coach.

Not only that, the Astros also have the second-best rotation ERA in the AL, and the most bullpen strikeouts in the majors. Rafael Devers added an RBI double.

"It's just go win one game", the star outfielder said. A victim of shingles, he was bedridden the last five years of his life, dying at age 88. Reliever Justin Grimm pitched a one-two-three ninth inning for his first save of the season. "We've got to win ballgames", Porcello said.

Since the Yankees and Red Sox last played Sept. 3, New York has gone 18-7. Third place represents their highest finish in the division since 2013.

Porcello allowed five runs, seven hits and two walks, striking out eight in 5 2/3 innings. The play was challenged by Boston and held up after review. He holds the Red Sox' single-season record for home runs (54 in 2006), and retired last season after winning three World Series titles. Cleveland's magic number now stands at 1 for home field advantage throughout the AL playoffs with two games remaining.

Drew Pomeranz earned his 17th win of the year by delivering six innings of one-run ball. He embodied what the "big bad Bruins" were all about, but had the skill and skating ability to change a game. Brian McCann also homered for Houston. Kennedy (5-13), who was 0-9 with a 6.13 ERA in 18 home starts since an Aug. 20, 2016, victory over Minnesota, threw 86 pitches in five innings. Four relievers combined to blank Boston on one hit. Strasburg gave up 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 8.

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