Felix Doubront pitched six innings of four-hit ball, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered on Monday to lead the Boston Red Sox over the Detroit Tigers 7-4.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has left Monday’s game with a jammed right thumb.
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland and third-base coach Gene Lamont were ejected in the third inning of Monday’s game against the Boston Red Sox.
Austin Jackson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Detroit Tigers overcame a blown save by Jose Valverde to beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 in Thursday’s opener.
Nelson Cruz set a postseason record with his sixth home run of the series, Michael Young hit a pair of two-run doubles in a nine-run third inning, and the Texas Rangers romped to a 15-5 win over the Detroit Tigers to win the AL pennant in six games.
Rangers lead the ALCS 3 games to 2
Take a 3-1 ALCS lead over Detroit
Robinson Cano hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, rookie Ivan Nova pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning in an unusual relief appearance and New York shook off a 23-hour delay to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 Saturday night in their suspended playoff opener.
Game 2 now moved to Sunday afternoon
Justin Verlander slowed down the rampaging Mets, pitching seven solid innings Thursday to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over New York.