For the second time in a week Stephen Drew came up with a late inning hit to give the Red Sox a win as they come from behind to beat the Astros 7-5.Boston trailed 5-4 in the top of the 9th inning when David Ortiz singled and Jonny Gomes walked. With two on and one out Stephen Drew lifted a Josh Fields pitch over the right field wall to give the Sox the lead and their 70th win of the season.

Boston now leads the AL East by two and a half games thanks to a Tampa Bay loss. Jon Lester will go for his 11th win Thursday night as they open a series in Kansas City.