facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

MLB: Houston 10, Chicago White Sox 8

Aug. 27, 2013 at 12:30 AM   |   Comments

CHICAGO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Matt Dominguez and Chris Carter bashed back-to-back homers in the ninth inning Monday, boosting the Houston Astros over the Chicago White Sox 10-8.

The Astros, who had held a 6-1 lead earlier in the game, fell behind 8-7 in the sixth after the White Sox erupted for five runs.

But they rallied to tie it in the seventh on Carter's RBI single, then put on a power display with in the ninth against Chisox closer Addison Reed (5-2).

After Reed retired the first two Astros batters, Dominguez smoked an 0-1 pitch into the left-field bleachers for the go-ahead tally and Carter (3-for-4, four RBI, three runs scored) followed with his second blast of the game for an insurance run.

The White Sox loaded the bases with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, but Jordan Lyles logged his first career save by striking out Avisail Garcia to end the contest as Houston took the first of a three-game series.

Rookie reliever David Martinez (1-0) earned his first major-league win despite allowing three runs over 2 2/3 innings.

Adam Dunn and Jeff Keppinger each homered and Alejandro De Aza went 4-for-5 with an RBI for Chicago.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
A's get it Dunn against Mariners
2
Cubs deal fading Brewers sixth straight loss
3
Giants top Rockies in conclusion of suspended game
4
Holliday lifts Cardinals past Pirates
5
Spangenberg lifts Padres over D-backs
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback