Red Sox Convincingly Beating Teams Away From Fenway In Playoffs

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Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Mookie Betts. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- Red Sox will try for a 3-1 ALCS lead in Houston at 8:39 p.m., and they'll look to continue their road dominance.

Boston's won all three of its away games this postseason by a ridiculous 28-6 margin.

Jackie Bradley Junior hit a grand slam in last night's 8-2 win, and told NESN why his group's been so good away from Fenway.

"Turning the page every single day," Bradley said. "Every day's a new game, focus on that game, from that at-bat, that pitch. Everybody's just doing their part, and passing the baton."

Righties Rick Porcello and Charlie Morton will square off tonight. Porcello's started one game these playoffs and appeared in three, with a 1.35 ERA. He tossed a scoreless inning in Sunday's win, with a pair of strikeouts.

"I don't know that I'm pitching with more emotion," Porcello said. "I think as a starter, you're trying to cover the course of a whole ball game, so you try and keep your emotions in check just because you've got a lot of baseball to pitch, you don't want to get too high, too low, whatever it is. But I feel like I've had the last inning of a start, if I get a big out or a big strikeout, I've shown emotion the same as I have coming out of the bullpen."

Morton hasn't appeared in the postseason yet, but he was 15-and-3 during his 30 regular season starts with a 3-13 mark. He hasn't pitched since September 30.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Adam Kaufman (@AdamMKaufman) reports

 

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