Tigers Defeat Red Sox 7-3, Tie ALCS 2-2

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Doug Fister surrendered one run in six innings as Detroit topped Boston, 7-3. Seven different Tigers scored at least one run in the victory. Boston stranded 10 runners.

With the game scoreless in the bottom of the second, the Tigers got a five-run inning to grab the lead for good. The barrage included a two-run double by Torii Hunter off of starter Jake Peavy.

Fister picked up his first win in these playoffs after he was tagged for eight hits with seven strikeouts and one walk. After allowing seven runs on five hits over three innings with one strikeout and three walks, Peavy (0-1) was charged with the loss. Austin Jackson had a strong game for the Tigers, going 2 for 2 with a run, two RBIs, two walks, and a stolen base. Miguel Cabrera also contributed, going 2 for 4 with two RBIs and a stolen base. Jacoby Ellsbury was 4 for 5 with a double, a triple, a run, and an RBI in the loss.

The Tigers even the ALCS at two games apiece. The Tigers will face the Red Sox Thursday 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