Hot shots Sports in pictures. Wainwright blanks Dodgers Stadium 0: Verlander paces Astros Stadium 1: Austin does it all for Twins Stadium 0: Harper jacks 34th home run Stadium 0: Padres walk off on Mejia's grand slam Stadium 0: The Rays continue to keep Written by Chris Altruda Sep Framber Valdez looks to get back on track and help the Houston Astros take another step closer to the AL West title as Written by Nick Raffoul Sep The San Francisco Giants will hope to finish off the regular season strong as they head on the road to Petco Park for a Winners and Whiners is the premier source for the complete analysis, along with actual predictions on every game for every major sport in America — every day!
Free Sign Up Login. MLB Blue Jays vs. Good job by the Red Sox to battle Collin McHugh, who faced four batters but threw 25 pitches and leaves with the bases loaded. The two best teams in baseball have played three excellent games in this series.
The Red Sox appear to catch a break as Jose Altuve is called out at home as he tries to score on a chopper to a drawn-in Xander Bogaerts. Replays seemed to indicate that Altuve got his hand across the plate before the tag, but after a nearly 4-minute review, the call stands. The Red Sox bring in knuckleballer Steven Wright and bat magician Jose Altuve puts down a perfect bunt on the first pitch for a base hit and advances to second when Brandon Phillips makes a bad throw.
The Astros have rallied from a deficit and the struggling Boston bullpen must figure out how to hold down the Astros for the next three innings. Alex Bregman receives a gift for his 49th double of the season -- most in the majors -- when Mookie Betts playing center field and J.
Martinez miscommunicate on a short pop-up in right-center. Rick Porcello gets the next batter to retire the side, but that play is a classic example of why we need a "team error" classification.
Hinch said the clubhouse erupted in a loud cheer and gave the proud papa hugs and high-fives. Jose Altuve , 2B. Alex Bregman , 3B.