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Red Sox won series 4-2

Tigers Suffer 5-2 Loss to Red Sox, Eliminated from ALCS

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Austin Jackson had two hits to earn a game grade of 91.4 (A-) but the Tigers fell to Boston, 5-2. Detroit finished with a wOBA of .260. Their season average is .341.

Trailing 1-0, the Tigers went ahead in the top of the sixth when Victor Martinez hit a single off reliever Franklin Morales, scoring Miguel Cabrera and Torii Hunter. The Red Sox went ahead for good in the bottom of the seventh when Shane Victorino tagged Jose Veras for a grand slam, driving in Jacoby Ellsbury, Xander Bogaerts and Jonny Gomes.

Max Scherzer went 6 1/3 innings, picking up his first loss of the postseason after he was charged with two runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and five walks. Junichi Tazawa (1-0) got the win, allowing no runs on no hits over 1/3 of an inning with no strikeouts and no walks. Martinez was powerful at the plate for the Tigers, going 1 for 4 with two RBIs. Victorino finished 1 for 3 with a home run, a run, and four RBIs in the win.

The Tigers are bounced four games to two and are tossed from the ALCS. The Tigers will take on the Red Sox Sunday in Game 7 of the ALCS at Fenway Park at 8:07 PM EDT.

Tigers Offense
A-91.4A. JacksonCF3200010
B+87.0J. IglesiasSS4200001
B86.4T. HunterRF3110010
C75.7V. MartinezDH4100201
C74.7O. Infante2B4100000
C73.7M. Cabrera3B4110002
C73.0P. Fielder1B3000011
C-71.0D. KellyPR1000000
D65.0J. PeraltaLF3000000
F59.0A. AvilaC4000003

Red Sox Offense
A94.0S. VictorinoRF3111400
A93.9X. Bogaerts3B1120020
B85.4J. EllsburyCF3110111
B84.4D. Pedroia2B3100011
B83.1J. GomesLF4110002
C74.0D. OrtizDH3000010
D63.0S. DrewSS3000002
F59.0J. SaltalamacC4000003
F59.0M. Napoli1B4000003

Tigers Pitching
A96.6A. Alburquerq1.00.000.0003013
A93.7P. Coke0.10.000.000003
B84.4M. Scherzer6.12.841.42485110
F56.1J. Veras0.127.003.001108
F55.0D. Smyly0.00002

Red Sox Pitching
A96.3C. Breslow1.00.000.0001010
A94.8J. Tazawa0.10.000.000002
A-90.4K. Uehara1.00.001.0012011
B+88.0B. Workman1.20.001.2021023
B-81.4C. Buchholz5.03.601.2044285
F55.0F. Morales0.01018

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