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Tigers Shut Down Red Sox 1-0, Lead ALCS 1-0

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Joaquin Benoit picked up the save in the ninth as Detroit shut down a final rally to shutout Boston, 1-0. Boston had a batting average of just .034 and a wOBA of .149.

Anibal Sanchez went six innings to earn his first win in these playoffs after he gave up no runs on no hits with 12 strikeouts and six walks. Benoit picked up his third save of the postseason after one inning of work giving up one hit, striking out one and walking no one. Jon Lester (1-1) was charged with the loss after allowing one run on six hits over 6 1/3 innings with four strikeouts and one walk. Jhonny Peralta led the way in the batter's box for the Tigers, going 3 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI.

The Tigers begin the ALCS with a 1-0 lead. The Tigers will play the Red Sox Sunday in Game 2 of the ALCS at Fenway Park at 8:15 PM EDT.


Tigers Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+98.3J. PeraltaLF4300100
B86.4M. Cabrera3B3110010
B86.3P. Fielder1B3100010
B85.5J. IglesiasSS3100000
C73.7A. AvilaC4100001
C-71.0T. HunterRF5100001
C-70.0D. KellyLF1000001
D+69.0A. JacksonCF5100002
D64.0O. Infante2B3000011
D62.0V. MartinezDH4000000

Red Sox Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
B84.8D. RossC1000010
B83.8D. Pedroia2B2000021
B83.4D. NavaLF3100012
C72.0S. DrewSS3000012
C-71.0X. Bogaerts3B1000000
C-71.0M. CarpPH1000000
C-71.0M. Napoli1B3000013
C-70.0J. SaltalamacPH1000001
D+68.0W. Middlebroo3B2000000
D-60.0D. OrtizDH4000002
F59.0J. EllsburyCF4000003
F59.0S. VictorinoRF4000003

Tigers Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A+97.0A. Alburquerq1.00.000.0002012
A96.6J. Veras0.20.000.000207
A96.2A. Sanchez6.00.001.000126116
A94.8D. Smyly0.10.000.000007
B+89.7J. Benoit1.00.001.0011022

Red Sox Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A94.0J. Tazawa0.20.000.000007
B+89.2J. Lester6.11.421.11641109
B82.7K. Uehara1.00.002.0022016
C75.3C. Breslow1.00.003.0010226

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