Astros Take 3-2 Lead In ALCS Over Red Sox


Championship Series - Houston Astros v Boston Red Sox - Game Five

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The Astros are one win away from another trip to the World Series. Houston rolled past the Red Sox 9-1 in Game Five of the ALCS in Boston. Framber Valdez earned the victory after allowing just one run over eight innings. Yordan Alvarez got the Astros on the board first with a solo home run in the second inning. Alvarez added a couple more runs for Houston in the sixth as part of a five-run inning. Chris Sale was charged with the loss after allowing four runs in five-and-a-third. Rafael Devers drove in the lone run for the Sox with a solo shot in the seventh. The Astros will look to close out the series back in Houston in Game Six on Friday.


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