Red Sox Wrap: Eduardo Rodriguez Helps Boston Avoid Sweep Vs. Astros

Eduardo Rodriguez gave the Boston Red Sox exactly what they needed on Sunday.

Facing a sweep against the Astros, and with the New York Yankees’ lead in the American League East becoming a bit more daunting of late, Rodriguez out-dueled Houston ace Justin Verlander to give Boston a 4-1 win at Minute Maid Park.

Rodriguez tossed six innings, allowed one run in the first inning, and held a potent Houston attack to four hits while striking out five and walking one.



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