Boston first baseman Steve Pearce stretched for an outstanding catch that nipped Torres.
Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced the Astros starters for the first two games of the American League Championship Series, which will begin in Boston on Saturday. Both bouts will take place at Fenway Park.
"I've been talking about them the whole season, so now we go", said Red Sox rookie manager Alex Cora, Houston's bench coach a year ago.
Japan overtakes Singapore as world's most powerful passport
Newcomer Moldova, for example, which launched its CBI program in the second half of this year, has climbed 20 places since 2008. Germany, another country to hold the top spot in previous years, is now in third place alongside South Korea and France.
NY got its first run on Brett Gardner's sacrifice fly in the fifth. Aaron Hicks missed a two-run homer by about 4 feet on a foul drive down the right-field line. Porcello then ended the inning by getting Aaron Hicks on a pop-up on the ninth pitch of the at-bat. Had it hit him, while he was making his way out of the bullpen onto the field, it would've hurt. He held the Yankees to one run on four hits. He pitched 6.1 innings of two-run ball against Houston on Sep.
Price finished the season with an 11-2 record with a 2.72 ERA.