Boston 14, Detroit 1

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, May 26, 2011 1:05 PM
Location - Comerica Park
Temperature - 70°
Umpires - Home Plate - Eric Cooper, First Base - Mark Carlson, Second Base - Tim Timmons, Third Base - Alan Porter,
Attendance - 24213

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Boston 0 5 2 0 0 1 1 5 14 16 0
Detroit 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 28-22 16-10 12-12 W3
Detroit 25-24 13-9 12-15 L1

Recap


The visiting Red Sox demolished Detroit 14-1 Thursday afternoon in a weather-shortened game and have now outscored their opponents 88-42 in winning 11 of 13. From an 0-6 start, Boston now sits six games over .500 (28-22).

Jacoby Ellsbury capped a five-run second inning with a three-run homer, Carl Crawford added two triples and three RBIs, and converted reliever Alfredo Aceves allowed one run over six innings to improve to 2-0.

Boston scored seven runs in the first two innings after tallying seven in the first inning Wednesday against Cleveland.

Max Scherzer (6-2) took the loss for the Tigers, who have dropped five straight to Boston.

The game was called in the eighth inning after a lengthy rain delay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Detroit
Alfredo Aceves Player Max Scherzer
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 2.0
6 Strikeouts 1
5 Hits 7
1.50 ERA 31.50
Hitting
Boston   Detroit
Carl Crawford Player Jhonny Peralta
4 Hits 1
3 RBI 0
0 HR 0
8 TB 1
.800 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 16 1 27 .390 23 7 13 4 1 0
Detroit 5 0 6 .192 14 7 1 2 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Boston. The Tigers have a W/L % of .640 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .643 after a win and .455 after a loss.
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