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

Automated Insights

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

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A+

98.3

J. Peralta

LF

4

3

0

0

1

0

0

B

86.4

M. Cabrera

3B

3

1

1

0

0

1

0

B

86.3

P. Fielder

1B

3

1

0

0

0

1

0

B

85.5

J. Iglesias

SS

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

C

73.7

A. Avila

C

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

C-

71.0

T. Hunter

RF

5

1

0

0

0

0

1

C-

70.0

D. Kelly

LF

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

D+

69.0

A. Jackson

CF

5

1

0

0

0

0

2

D

64.0

O. Infante

2B

3

0

0

0

0

1

1

D

62.0

V. Martinez

DH

4

0

0

0

0

0

0


Red Sox Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

B

84.8

D. Ross

C

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

B

83.8

D. Pedroia

2B

2

0

0

0

0

2

1

B

83.4

D. Nava

LF

3

1

0

0

0

1

2

C

72.0

S. Drew

SS

3

0

0

0

0

1

2

C-

71.0

X. Bogaerts

3B

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

C-

71.0

M. Carp

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

C-

71.0

M. Napoli

1B

3

0

0

0

0

1

3

C-

70.0

J. Saltalamac

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

D+

68.0

W. Middlebroo

3B

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

D-

60.0

D. Ortiz

DH

4

0

0

0

0

0

2

F

59.0

J. Ellsbury

CF

4

0

0

0

0

0

3

F

59.0

S. Victorino

RF

4

0

0

0

0

0

3


Tigers Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A+

97.0

A. Alburquerq

1.0

0.00

0.00

0

2

0

12

A

96.6

J. Veras

0.2

0.00

0.00

0

2

0

7

A

96.2

A. Sanchez

6.0

0.00

1.00

0

12

6

116

A

94.8

D. Smyly

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

7

B+

89.7

J. Benoit

1.0

0.00

1.00

1

1

0

22


Red Sox Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A

94.0

J. Tazawa

0.2

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

7

B+

89.2

J. Lester

6.1

1.42

1.11

6

4

1

109

B

82.7

K. Uehara

1.0

0.00

2.00

2

2

0

16

C

75.3

C. Breslow

1.0

0.00

3.00

1

0

2

26


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