Red Sox Downed 7-3 by Tigers, Split ALCS 2-2

Automated Insights

Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits to earn a game grade of 103.3 (A+) but the Red Sox lost to Detroit, 7-3. The Red Sox let seven different players score at least once in the loss. Boston stranded 10 runners.

The Tigers broke open a scoreless game with a five run bottom of the second, featuring a two-run double by Torii Hunter off of starter Jake Peavy.

Peavy worked three innings to earn his first loss in the playoffs after he was roughed up for seven runs on five hits with one strikeout and three walks. In the win, Doug Fister (1-0) gave up one run on eight hits with seven strikeouts and one walk over six innings. Ellsbury had standout at-bats for the Red Sox, going 4 for 5 with a double, a triple, a run, and an RBI. Mike Napoli also had a great game, going 2 for 4 with a double and a run. Austin Jackson was 2 for 2 with a run, two RBIs, two walks, and a stolen base in the win.

With the loss, the Red Sox fall into a tie in the series at two games apiece. Thursday, the Red Sox will go up against the Tigers again in Game 5 of the ALCS at Comerica Park at 8:07 PM EDT.


Red Sox Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 103.3 J. Ellsbury CF 5 4 1 0 1 0 0
A+ 97.5 X. Bogaerts 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
A- 90.1 M. Napoli 1B 4 2 1 0 0 0 1
B+ 89.0 J. Saltalamac C 4 2 0 0 1 0 1
B 83.3 D. Pedroia 2B 4 1 0 0 0 1 1
B 83.0 D. Nava LF 3 1 0 0 0 0 1
C- 71.0 M. Carp PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 J. Gomes PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 S. Victorino RF 5 1 0 0 1 0 2
D 66.0 W. Middlebroo 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
D- 60.0 S. Drew SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 2
F 59.0 D. Ortiz DH 5 0 0 0 0 0 0


Tigers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 97.8 A. Jackson CF 2 2 1 0 2 2 0
A- 91.0 M. Cabrera 3B 4 2 0 0 2 0 1
A- 90.0 V. Martinez DH 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
B+ 88.3 A. Avila C 1 0 1 0 0 2 0
B 85.1 O. Infante 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
C+ 79.7 J. Iglesias SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 0
C+ 77.9 J. Peralta LF 2 0 1 0 0 1 1
C 74.0 T. Hunter RF 5 1 1 0 2 0 1
C- 71.0 D. Kelly LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- 61.0 P. Fielder 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Red Sox Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A- 90.4 B. Workman 2.0 0.00 1.00 1 2 1 25
B+ 87.8 F. Morales 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 15
B+ 87.8 R. Dempster 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 8
B 82.0 F. Doubront 1.0 0.00 2.00 1 1 1 24
F 57.4 J. Peavy 3.0 21.00 2.67 5 1 3 65


Tigers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.9 D. Smyly 1.2 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 18
B+ 87.3 D. Fister 6.0 1.50 1.50 8 7 1 98
C 74.5 A. Alburquerq 0.1 0.00 3.00 1 0 0 6
D 63.5 J. Benoit 1.0 9.00 2.00 2 2 0 21
F 55.0 P. Coke 0.0 1 0 0 3