Chip's AL 'Power Play' Winner
(MLB) Houston vs. Boston, 05/18/2022 6:10 PM, Score: 1 - 5
Money Line: 125.00 Boston (Home)
Result: Win
Houston at Boston 6:10 ET
Red Sox over Astros- Houston has turned it on early this season winning 13 of their last 15 and have making it look easy. Right-hander Luis Garcia (3-1, 2.94 ERA) has the starting assignment for the Astros on Wednesday. He worked five scoreless innings in a 5-0 road win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, allowing five hits and two walks while recording a season-high-tying nine strikeouts. Garcia has posted 23 strikeouts and a 1.50 ERA over his past 18 innings and three starts. He faced the Red Sox once last season, his first full season in the majors, allowing one run on five hits and one walk with six strikeouts over seven innings in a 5-1 home victory on June 1. Right-hander Nick Pivetta (1-4, 5.08) will start the series finale for the Red Sox. After allowing 13 earned runs over 11 2/3 innings and three starts to open the season, Pivetta has produced a 2.45 ERA over his past four starts. Pivetta is 0-2 with a 5.25 ERA over two career starts against the Astros. No matter take BOSTON!