Red Sox slip past Astros on Mookie Betts’ homer

Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts (50) celebrates his go-ahead solo home run off Houston Astros relief pitcher Will Harris with Xander Bogaerts during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

HOUSTON – Mookie Betts hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, sending the Boston Red Sox over the Houston Astros 2-1 Friday night.

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