ALCS – Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox

Somewhere between the end of the ALDS and the start of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers, the Red Sox offense disappeared. Boston's batting average has dipped an even 100 points through four games in the ALCS. It's .186.


— Mike Oz

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs as he takes a break from hitting during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox are scheduled to host the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the American League baseball championship series on Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Scherzer stands between Red Sox and World Series
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs as he takes a break from hitting during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox are scheduled to host the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the American League baseball championship series on Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Umpires line up in missing-man formation for Bell
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs as he takes a break from hitting during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox are scheduled to host the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the American League baseball championship series on Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Scherzer stands between Red Sox and World Series
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs as he takes a break from hitting during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox are scheduled to host the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the American League baseball championship series on Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs as he takes a break from hitting during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox are scheduled to host the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the American League baseball championship series on Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Scherzer stands between Red Sox and World Series
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs as he takes a break from hitting during a baseball workout at Fenway Park, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox are scheduled to host the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the American League baseball championship series on Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Umpires line up in missing-man formation for Bell
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia collides with Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias as Pedroia tags Iglesias out on double play in sixth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Umpires line up in missing-man formation for Bell
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win
Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson hits an infield single in the fourth inning during Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Umpires line up in missing-man formation for Bell
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes reaches to pull the beard of Mike Napoli after Napoli hits a home run in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera strikes out in the eighth inning against Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Umpires line up in missing-man formation for Bell
Umpires gather for a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. Bell died Monday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Torii Hunter
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Torii Hunter
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Hunter all shook up but in good spirits for Tigers
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Umpires gather and wait as stadium lights go out at Comerica Park to delay the game in the second inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Torii Hunter
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Hunter all shook up but in good spirits for Tigers
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
MLB: ALCS-Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting the game winning single in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Torii Hunter
Officer Steve Horgan signals a home run as Detroit's Torii Hunter goes over the fence. (Getty)
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Hunter all shook up but in good spirits for Tigers
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
MLB: ALCS-Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Boston Red Sox players run aftar Jarrod Saltalamacchia after Saltalamacchia hits the game winning single during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Ortiz, Red Sox sting Tigers 6-5, tie ALCS at 1
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera celebrates with Alex Avila after Avila his a two-run home run in the sixth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Hunter all shook up but in good spirits for Tigers
Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
MLB: ALCS-Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
MLB: ALCS-Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
MLB: ALCS-Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
MLB: ALCS-Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox
Oct 13, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers outfielder Jhonny Peralta (27) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning in game two of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Fenway Park. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez reacts after striking out Boston Red Sox's Stephen Drew with the bases loaded to end the sixth inning in Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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