The Boston Red Sox spent the first six games of this road trip struggling on offense. They’ve busted out of that slump since coming to Houston.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead two-run double after Dustin Pedroia drove in a pair of runs during Boston’s six-run seventh inning, helping the Red Sox rally for a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
Kevin Youkilis is back in the lineup for the Boston Red Sox as they open a three-game series against the Astros in Houston.
Dustin Pedroia is more than glad to play deep into these exhibition games.
The Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox have canceled the second of two exhibition games in March because MLB rules prohibit the playing of exhibition games when the regular season has started.