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BSJ Game Report: Astros 3, Red Sox 1 – Game slips away from Porcello, Sox in 8th

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All you need to know, in quickie form, about the Red Sox' 3-1 loss to the Astros, complete with BSJ analysis and insight:



Two pitches cost Porcello: Red Sox starter Rick Porcello turned in one of his best starts of the season over the first seven innings, shutting out the highest-scoring team in the league while allowing just four hits -- two of them in the infield. But very quickly, things came undone in the eighth.