High five: breaking down the Astros’ five homers vs. Boston

5/19/2022 1:15:00 AM

Houston tied an MLB record with five home runs in an inning. A look at each.

Nathan Eovaldi, Jeremy Peña

Here's a look at the Astros ' homers in Tuesday's win against the Red Sox. The five homers tied an MLB record for most in an inning.

Houston tied an MLB record with five home runs in an inning. A look at each.

Reach Reid onSports editor Reid Laymance is in his second tour of duty with the Houston Chronicle. A graduate of Westbury High School and The University of Texas at Austin, Laymance started his career at The Dallas Morning News in 1983 before moving to the National Sports Daily.

Reid came to the Houston Chronicle in 1991 and helped oversee the paper's coverage of the Rockets' back-to-back championships. He left the Houston Chronicle to be sports editor at the San Jose Mercury News then moved to the Boston Globe as a senior assistant sports editor, where he coordinated coverage for the Red Sox's World Series wins in 2004 and 2007, as well as a seemingly endless series of Patriots Super Bowl victories. From Boston, Laymance went to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as sports editor and another World Series win (Cardinals, 2011) before returning to his Houston roots.

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Reid Laymance Reach Reid on Sports editor Reid Laymance is in his second tour of duty with the Houston Chronicle.of 43 Boston Red Sox's Matt Barnes follows through on a pitch against the Houston Astros in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 16, 2022, in Boston.By Jimmy Traina Sports Illustrated The girl sitting next to the lucky fan is wearing a Red Sox hat, so it’s a reasonable assumption that he is too.off one of the sport’s best closers — and against an American League playoff contender, no less.

A graduate of Westbury High School and The University of Texas at Austin, Laymance started his career at The Dallas Morning News in 1983 before moving to the National Sports Daily. Reid came to the Houston Chronicle in 1991 and helped oversee the paper's coverage of the Rockets' back-to-back championships. They witnessed a teammate’s terrible injury before it began. He left the Houston Chronicle to be sports editor at the San Jose Mercury News then moved to the Boston Globe as a senior assistant sports editor, where he coordinated coverage for the Red Sox's World Series wins in 2004 and 2007, as well as a seemingly endless series of Patriots Super Bowl victories. It’s been a miserable start to the season so far for Boston, but if Tuesday’s second inning can provide any source of solace, perhaps it’s that their fans can find reasons to smile even when their team is getting shellacked. From Boston, Laymance went to the St. Houston’s relievers had yielded only nine earned runs during the past 42 ⅔ innings. Louis Post-Dispatch as sports editor and another World Series win (Cardinals, 2011) before returning to his Houston roots. A group of at least 50 family and friends gathered above the third-base dugout before Monday’s game.

View Comments . Boston beat the Astros 6-3, bludgeoning their bullpen like few teams have all season.