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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
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
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
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
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
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
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
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
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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