93-69
5 - 6
Series tied 1-1
97-65

Game Story

BOSTON (AP) -- David Ortiz's line drive sailed just beyond Torii Hunter's reach and into the Boston bullpen, sending the Tigers right fielder flopping headfirst over the wall after it.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Det 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 8 1
Bos 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 6 7 1

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Detroit
Álex ÁvilaDFP
singled to center,
Víctor MartínezDFP
scored,
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
to second
DET 1 - BOS 0
Top 6th: Detroit
Miguel CabreraDFP
homered to left
DET 2 - BOS 0
Víctor MartínezDFP
doubled to right center,
Prince FielderDFP
scored
DET 3 - BOS 0
Álex ÁvilaDFP
homered to deep right,
Víctor MartínezDFP
scored
DET 5 - BOS 0
Bottom 6th: Boston
Dustin PedroiaDFP
doubled to left,
Shane VictorinoDFP
scored
DET 5 - BOS 1
Bottom 8th: Boston
David OrtizDFP
homered to deep right,
Will MiddlebrooksDFP
,
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
and
Dustin PedroiaDFP
scored
DET 5 - BOS 5
Bottom 9th: Boston
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaDFP
singled to shallow left,
Jonny GómesDFP
scored
DET 5 - BOS 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .100
Torii HunterDFP
RF
5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .100
Miguel CabreraDFP
3B
4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .286
Prince FielderDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .286
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500
José IglesiasDFP
SS
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
3 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 2 .429
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143
Don KellyDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000
Totals 35 5 8 5 2 2 7 0 8
Batting
2B - P Fielder (1, C Buchholz); V Martinez 2 (2, C Buchholz 2)
HR - M Cabrera (1, 6th inning off C Buchholz 0 on, 1 Out), A Avila (1, 6th inning off C Buchholz 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - M Cabrera (1), V Martinez (1), A Avila 3 (3)
2-out RBI - A Avila 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 1, A Avila 1
GIDP - O Infante
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - J Iglesias (1, field)
DP - 1 (O Infante-J Peralta-P Fielder)

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
CF
2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000
Shane VictorinoDFP
RF
3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .143
Dustin PedroiaDFP
2B
4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .333
David OrtizDFP
DH
3 1 1 4 1 1 2 0 2 .143
Mike CarpDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
Mike NapoliDFP
PH-1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Jonny GómesDFP
LF
4 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Stephen DrewDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Will MiddlebrooksDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .200
Totals 30 6 7 6 1 3 15 0 7
Batting
2B - D Pedroia (1, M Scherzer); W Middlebrooks (1, J Veras)
HR - D Ortiz (1, 8th inning off J Benoit 3 on, 2 Out)
RBI - D Pedroia (1), D Ortiz 4 (4), J Saltalamacchia (1)
2-out RBI - D Pedroia, D Ortiz 4
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ortiz 1
GIDP - M Carp
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
E - S Drew (1, field)
DP - 1 (S Drew-D Pedroia-M Carp)

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Max ScherzerDFP
7.0 2 1 1 2 13 0 0.57 1.29
José VerasDFP
0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.00 9.00
Drew SmylyDFP
0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3.00 27.00
Al AlburquerqueDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0.75 6.75
Joaquín BenoitDFP
(BS, 1)
0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.50 6.75
Rick PorcelloDFP
(L, 0-1)
0.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 N/A

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Clay BuchholzDFP
5.2 8 5 5 0 6 2 1.41 7.94
Brandon WorkmanDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.00 0.00
Felix DoubrontDFP
1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.75 0.00
Koji UeharaDFP
(W, 1-0)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 0.00
Pitching
WP - R Porcello, C Buchholz
HBP - S Victorino (by M Scherzer); V Martinez (by C Buchholz)
Pitches-strikes - M Scherzer 108-69; J Veras 3-2; D Smyly 6-2; A Alburquerque 8-6; J Benoit 8-7; R Porcello 9-5; C Buchholz 82-53; B Workman 16-9; F Doubront 20-11; K Uehara 9-8
Ground balls-fly balls - M Scherzer 5-3; J Veras 1-0; D Smyly 0-0; A Alburquerque 1-0; J Benoit 0-1; R Porcello 2-0; C Buchholz 7-9; B Workman 2-1; F Doubront 1-3; K Uehara 0-2
Batters faced - M Scherzer 25; J Veras 2; D Smyly 1; A Alburquerque 2; J Benoit 2; R Porcello 2; C Buchholz 26; B Workman 4; F Doubront 5; K Uehara 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:28.
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Dale Scott. RF--Joe West. LF--Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 53 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 38,029.