Red Sox Earn 1-0 Shutout Over Tigers, Lead ALCS 2-1

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Koji Uehara shut it down in the ninth as Boston extinguished a final rally to silence Detroit, 1-0. Detroit finished with a .188 batting average and a .211 wOBA.


John Lackey pitched 6 2/3 innings and collected his second win of the postseason after he surrendered no runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and no walks. Uehara picked up his third save of the playoffs after 1 1/3 innings of work giving up one hit, striking out two and walking no one. After allowing one run on four hits over eight innings with 10 strikeouts and one walk, Justin Verlander (1-1) was charged with the loss. Mike Napoli was impressive at the plate for the Red Sox, going 1 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI.

The Red Sox snatch a one-game lead in the series. Wednesday, the Red Sox will face the Tigers in Game 4 of the ALCS at Comerica Park at 8:07 PM EDT.


Red Sox Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B 86.5 M. Napoli 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 2
B 83.0 S. Drew SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 1
B 82.0 J. Gomes LF 3 1 0 0 0 0 2
C 74.0 D. Ortiz DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
C 73.7 J. Ellsbury CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
D 64.0 W. Middlebroo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 62.0 J. Saltalamac C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
D 62.0 S. Victorino RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- 61.0 D. Pedroia 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Tigers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B+ 89.0 V. Martinez DH 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
B+ 87.0 T. Hunter RF 4 2 0 0 0 0 1
B 84.1 J. Peralta SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C 73.7 P. Fielder 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 72.0 A. Jackson CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
C 72.0 A. Avila C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
C- 70.0 J. Iglesias PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 67.0 A. Dirks LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 63.0 O. Infante 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
D- 60.0 M. Cabrera 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2


Red Sox Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 98.9 J. Lackey 6.2 0.00 0.60 4 8 0 97
A 92.5 K. Uehara 1.1 0.00 0.75 1 2 0 16
C 76.8 C. Breslow 0.2 0.00 3.00 0 1 2 15
C 76.4 J. Tazawa 0.1 0.00 3.00 1 1 0 9


Tigers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.3 J. Verlander 8.0 1.13 0.63 4 10 1 120
A 94.4 J. Veras 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 3
A 93.7 P. Coke 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 2
A 93.7 A. Alburquerq 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 7