Jackie Bradley Jr. #19 of the Boston Red Sox hits a grand slam home run in the 8th inning against the Houston Astros during Game 3 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on October 16, 2018. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
HOUSTON (AP) - The Red Sox started an early offensive flurry when Mookie Betts hit a single against Dallas Keuchel to start the game. Betts would later score on a J.D. Martinez double to give the Red Sox a 1-0 lead. Andrew Benintendi scored on a Xander Bogaerts ground ball, extending the Red Sox lead to 2-0 in the first inning.
Marwin Gonzalez cut the Red Sox lead down to 2-1 in the bottom of the first inning with a two-out RBI hit.
Bregman hit a double that drove home Altuve, tying the game at 2-2.
Steve Pearce hit a solo home run off Joe Smith into the Crawford Boxes to give the Red Sox a 3-2. Smith was replaced by Tony Sipp in the 6th inning.
Roberto Osuna hit Mitch Moreland with a pitch to bring home Pearce, which gave the Red Sox a 4-2 lead. With the bases loaded, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam to extend the Red Sox lead to 8-2, which would be the final score.