Red Sox beat Astros to take 3-1 lead in ALCS

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SFGate—HOUSTON - Boston left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and the Red Sox held off the Houston Astros 8-6 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the AL Championship Series. Boosted by a fan interference call and another home run from Jackie Bradley Jr. in a gripping, back-and-forth game, the Red Sox moved within one victory of their first World Series trip since winning the 2013 title. Craig Kimbrel earned a six-out save, aided by a strong...

Red Sox hold off Astros in thrilling ALCS Game 4, take 3-1 series lead. Andrew Benintendi’s diving catch in the ninth ends it after a controversial home run is waved off to start it.