Contact Us

Red Sox Defeat Tigers, 4-3, Take One Game Lead In ALCS – VIDEO

The Boston Red Sox are one win away from their 13th World Series appearance, after defeating the Detroit Tigers, 4-3, on Tuesday night, at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan, and taking a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven game American League Championship Series.

First baseman Mike Napoli homered opened the second inning with a solo home run, before David Ross doubled, scoring Jonny Gomes, who had reached on an error earlier in the inning, making it 2-0, Boston.

The Red Sox added one more in the second, Napoli doubled in the third, and later scored on a wild pitch, to give the Red Sox a 4-0 advantage.

Detroit chipped into the lead, scoring single run in the 5th, 6th, and 7th innings, but it wasn’t enough, as Boston came away with the one-run victory.

Napoli paced the Red Sox at the plate, going 3-for-4, with a double, a homer, two runs, and an RBI.

Jon Lester recorded the win for Boston, tossing the first 5.1 innings, before giving way to three relievers, including Koji Uehara, who picked up the save.

Anibal Sanchez suffered the loss for Detroit.

View the game box score.

The series now shifts back to Boston for game six on Saturday.

If necessary, game seven would also be held in Boston, on Sunday.

Watch a game recap, below, courtesy of mlb.com.

Babes

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://espn1420.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on SPORTS RADIO ESPN 1420 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on SPORTS RADIO ESPN 1420 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!