The Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 9-3 Sunday night and without injured players like Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia the Sox end up splitting a four-game series with the world champs.

The victory puts the Sox at 41-19.

Mitch Moreland had three hits, including a two-run home run. Andrew Benintendi also hit a homer.

Brock Holt had two hits and three runs batted in.

On the hill, Rick Porcello went 6.1 innings, giving up three runs (2 earned). He picks up his 8th win.

Matt Barnes and Heath Hembree pitched the final 2.2 innings.

The Sox have today off before a homestand vs Detroit and the Chicago White Sox.