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

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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
A+103.3J. EllsburyCF5410100
A+97.5X. Bogaerts3B1110000
A-90.1M. Napoli1B4210001
B+89.0J. SaltalamacC4200101
B83.3D. Pedroia2B4100011
B83.0D. NavaLF3100001
C-71.0M. CarpPH1000000
C-71.0J. GomesPH1000000
C-71.0S. VictorinoRF5100102
D66.0W. Middlebroo3B2000002
D-60.0S. DrewSS4000002
F59.0D. OrtizDH5000000

Tigers Offense
A+97.8A. JacksonCF2210220
A-91.0M. Cabrera3B4200201
A-90.0V. MartinezDH4210000
B+88.3A. AvilaC1010020
B85.1O. Infante2B4110000
C+79.7J. IglesiasSS3110100
C+77.9J. PeraltaLF2010011
C74.0T. HunterRF5110201
C-71.0D. KellyLF1000000
D-61.0P. Fielder1B4000001

Red Sox Pitching
A-90.4B. Workman2.00.001.0012125
B+87.8F. Morales1.00.001.0010015
B+87.8R. Dempster1.00.001.001008
B82.0F. Doubront1.00.002.0011124
F57.4J. Peavy3.021.002.6751365

Tigers Pitching
A95.9D. Smyly1.20.000.0001018
B+87.3D. Fister6.01.501.5087198
C74.5A. Alburquerq0.10.003.001006
D63.5J. Benoit1.09.002.0022021
F55.0P. Coke0.01003

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