Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez homered off Justin Verlander Verlander, and Phil Hughes pitched a four-hitter to lead New York to a 5-1 victory over the Tigers on Sunday.
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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