Pitching and Power Life Tigers Past a Split Squad of Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) _ Max Scherzer gave two runs pitching intothe fifth inning, Ryan Raburn hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat a Boston Red Sox split-squad 8-3 Friday. Scherzer allowed two hits and three walks in 4 1-3 innings He struck out two.

Clay Buchholz yielded three runs _ one earned _ and five hits in four innings. He walked two and struck out one.
Brennan Boesch and Andy Dirks also homered for the Tigers.Boston’s Ryan Kalish had two hits, a walk, scored a runs and stole two bases.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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