Houston Astros 8, Boston Red Sox 3
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Saturday, April 23, 2016 (D) at Minute Maid Park

BOS A    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   3  9  0
HOU A    0  1  0    0  4  0    0  3  x  -   8 12  1
Boston Red Sox               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Betts rf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Pedroia 2b                    4   1   2   0       1   1       2   3
Ortiz dh                      4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
H. Ramirez 1b                 3   0   0   0       1   2       7   0
Shaw 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Holt ss,lf                    3   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
Young lf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Rutledge ph,ss              1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Bradley cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Vazquez c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Buchholz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Layne p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  N. Ramirez p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elias p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   3       2   9      24   8

BATTING - 
2B: Pedroia (4,off Fiers); Rutledge (3,off Giles).
SF: Holt (1,off Harris).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   2   3   1       0   1       1   2
Springer rf                   4   1   2   0       1   0       5   0
Correa ss                     3   1   1   0       1   1       0   3
Rasmus lf                     4   1   2   5       1   1       4   0
Tucker dh                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gattis ph,dh                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Gomez cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Gonzalez 1b                   4   2   2   0       0   1       5   0
Valbuena 3b                   2   1   2   1       2   0       0   1
Castro c                      4   0   0   1       0   1       9   0
Fiers p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Neshek p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Giles p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fields p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8  12   8       5   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Fiers (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Valbuena 2 (4,off Buchholz,off Elias); Altuve 2 (7,off N. Ramirez,off Elias);
Gonzalez (3,off Elias); Rasmus (3,off Elias).
HR: Rasmus (6,5th inning off Buchholz 3 on 2 out).
HBP: Correa (1,by Buchholz).
IBB: Correa (1,by Elias).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Boston Red Sox               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buchholz L(0-2)               5.2   6   5   5   1   6   1  25
Layne                         0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
N. Ramirez                    0.1   2   0   0   1   0   0   3
Elias                         1.2   4   3   3   2   1   0  11
Totals                        8    12   8   8   5   8   1  41

HBP: Buchholz (2,Correa).
IBB: Elias (1,Correa).
Inherited Runners - Scored: Elias 2-0.
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Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fiers W(2-1)                  5.1   5   2   2   2   6   0  23
Harris                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Neshek                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Giles                         1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Fields                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2   9   0  38

Inherited Runners - Scored: Harris 3-1.
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Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Tony Randazzo, 2B - Dan Bellino, 3B - Adam Hamari
Official Scorer: Rick Blount
Replay: tag play (7th inning, Jose Altuve at bat, Astros challenge, call
upheld)
Time of Game: 3:28   Attendance: 40232


Starting Lineups:

   Boston Red Sox                Houston Astros           
1. Betts               rf        Altuve              2b
2. Pedroia             2b        Springer            rf
3. Ortiz               dh        Correa              ss
4. H. Ramirez          1b        Rasmus              lf
5. Shaw                3b        Tucker              dh
6. Holt                ss        Gomez               cf
7. Young               lf        Gonzalez            1b
8. Bradley             cf        Valbuena            3b
9. Vazquez             c         Castro              c
   Buchholz            p         Fiers               p

RED SOX 1ST: Betts singled to left; Betts was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Fiers [Betts to second]; Pedroia
walked; Ortiz singled to right [Betts scored, Pedroia to third];
H. Ramirez struck out; Shaw struck out; Holt grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve singled to left; Springer singled to
shortstop [Altuve to second]; Correa popped to shortstop; Rasmus
popped to first; Tucker popped to catcher; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Red Sox 1, Astros 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Young was called out on strikes; Bradley grounded
out (second to first); Vazquez grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gomez popped to shortstop; On a bunt Gonzalez
singled to first; Valbuena doubled to right [Gonzalez to third];
Castro grounded out (second to first) [Gonzalez scored, Valbuena
to third]; Altuve was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 1.

RED SOX 3RD: Betts lined to right; Pedroia singled to shortstop;
Ortiz flied to left; H. Ramirez flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Springer grounded out (shortstop to first); Correa
struck out; Rasmus struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1,
Astros 1.

RED SOX 4TH: Shaw grounded out (second to pitcher); Holt was
called out on strikes; Young was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Tucker struck out; Gomez flied to left; Gonzalez
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 1.

RED SOX 5TH: Bradley flied to right; Vazquez lined to right;
Betts lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Valbuena walked; Castro flied to right; Altuve
forced Valbuena (third to second); Springer singled to second
[Altuve to second]; Correa was hit by a pitch [Altuve to third,
Springer to second]; Rasmus homered [Altuve scored, Springer
scored, Correa scored]; Tucker grounded out (first unassisted);
4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Astros 5.

RED SOX 6TH: Pedroia doubled to left; Ortiz struck out; H.
Ramirez walked; Shaw singled to right [Pedroia to third, H.
Ramirez to second]; HARRIS REPLACED FIERS (PITCHING); Holt out
on a sacrifice fly to left [Pedroia scored]; Young grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Gomez was called out on strikes; Gonzalez flied to
right; LAYNE REPLACED BUCHHOLZ (PITCHING); Valbuena walked;
Castro was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox
2, Astros 5.

RED SOX 7TH: NESHEK REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); Bradley struck
out; Vazquez singled to center; Betts forced Vazquez (pitcher to
second); Pedroia grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: N. RAMIREZ REPLACED LAYNE (PITCHING); Altuve doubled
to right [Altuve out at third (right to second to third)];
when Jose Altuve was called out at 3B, Astros manager A.J. Hinch
challenged the ruling; the call was upheld by replay;
Springer walked; Correa singled to left [Springer to second];
ELIAS REPLACED N. RAMIREZ (PITCHING); Rasmus walked [Springer to
third, Correa to second]; GATTIS BATTED FOR TUCKER; Gattis was
called out on strikes; Gomez forced Rasmus (third to second); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Red Sox 2, Astros 5.

RED SOX 8TH: GATTIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); GILES REPLACED
NESHEK (PITCHING); Ortiz singled to right; H. Ramirez was called
out on strikes; Shaw flied to left; Holt singled to left [Ortiz
to second]; RUTLEDGE BATTED FOR YOUNG; Rutledge doubled to left
[Ortiz scored, Holt to third]; Bradley flied to right; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: HOLT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); RUTLEDGE STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Gonzalez doubled to left; Valbuena doubled
to center [Gonzalez scored]; Castro grounded out (first
unassisted) [Valbuena to third]; Altuve doubled [Valbuena
scored]; Springer grounded out (second to first) [Altuve to
third]; Correa was walked intentionally; Rasmus doubled to right
[Altuve scored, Correa to third]; Gattis grounded out (third to
first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Astros 8.

RED SOX 9TH: FIELDS REPLACED GILES (PITCHING); Vazquez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Betts flied to center; Pedroia struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Red Sox          3   9   0    8
 Astros           8  12   1    9


Data courtesy of Retrosheet