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Recap - the Red Sox bullpen is killing us, Smalls

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

Three runs in both the seventh and eighth innings helped the Astros beat Boston 6-3 at Fenway Park Friday night.

Photo courtesy of USA Today
David Price (pictured) started for the Red Sox and left with a 2-0 lead with one out in the seventh but the bullpen combo of Ryan Brasier and Joe Kelly allowed six runs to score (two inherited) on six hits and a walk.

Kelly in particular had a rough night - three straight hits and a wild pitch in the eighth.

Price was dominant for most of the night allowing just two hits. He walked a pair and struck out ten.

The Red Sox took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first on a J.D. Martinez sacrifice fly. Xander Bogaerts made it 2-0 in the fourth with his 20th home run of the year.

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