Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 4/25/13
  Series Preview: Houston Astros (7-14) vs. Boston Red Sox (14-7) After splitting the first six games of the homestand against the Royals and Athletics, the AL-best (14-7) Red Sox take will on the AL-worst (7-14) Houston Astros for four games this weekend before heading back out on the road. Houston, who has the worst record in the American League, heads to Fenway after winning two in a row against the Mariners at Minute Maid Park, and will try to battle against a Red Sox club that is currently first in the AL East. In the series opener, the current major league ERA leader, Clay Buchholz (4-0, 0.90 ERA) will take on righty Phillip Humber (0-4, 6.63 ERA) who did not get out of the first inning in his last start, a 19-6 loss to the Cleveland Indians. On Friday night, former Red Sox lefty Erik Bedard (0-1, 6.17 ERA) will return to Fenway to face Ryan Dempster (0-2, 3.38 ERA) who has pitched well thus far for the Sox but is still looking for his first win of the season. Saturday night p...
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