Story of the game so far. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Joe Kelly replaces starting pitcher Doug Fister in the top of the second inning.
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(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
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Carlos Correa's 2-run homer off starter Doug Fister makes it 3-0 Astros in top of the first
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Houston takes an early 1-0 lead when Springer scores from second on Josh Reddick's drive to CF
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It's game on at Fenway Park, and George Springer singled to lead things off for the Astros.
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Check out the outfield design. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Security at Fenway Park was increased for playoff games in the wake of the Las Vegas shootings last week. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Nine teams out of 75 that have fallen behind 0-2 in a best-of-5 series have rallied to win.
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Pitching: RHP Brad Peacock (13-2, 3.00)
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Red Sox Lineup
Pitching: RHP Doug Fister (5-9, 4.88)
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Heavy rain was falling at Fenway about 3 hours before game time. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
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Pregame notes: The Astros won the first two games, 8-2 and 8-2. The Sox have hit .227/.278/.288 in the series with no home runs. The Astros have hit .343/.418/.686 in the series with six home runs. … Doug Fister faced the Astros on Sept. 29 at Fenway and allowed three runs over 5.1 innings. Brad Peacock faced the Sox on Sept. 28 at Fenway and allowed two runs over five innings. This is Peacock’s first postseason start. … The Astros have won eight of nine and 16 of 19 overall. … The Red Sox have lost seven of nine overall.
-- Peter Abraham
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