Tigers - 000 200 130 - 6 10 0Very nice to see the Red Sox respond every time the Tigers scored some runs.
Red Sox - 000 400 44x - 12 13 1
In addition to 13 hits, the Red Sox drew nine walks. Seven of those BBs came around to score.
Drew was 3-for-3 with a BBI and a sac fly; he scored twice and drove in two runs. Pedroia singled twice, walked, and scored twice. Ortiz walked twice and scored twice. Crisp singled, doubled and walked. Yook doubled in two runs, walked and scored twice. Manny had a two-run double and scored twice.
Wakefield battled through five innings (5-3-2-5-5; pitch countby innings: 22-22-27 23-14 = 108). Sexy Lips began the eighth with an 8-3 lead, but he allowed a walk, single, walk, single, single, before getting a 6U-3 double play on a nice play from Lugo. At that point, Boston led 8-6 and Ordonez was the tying run at the plate. Papelbon came in and got the third out. The Sox tacked on another four-spot in their half of the eighth and Bot mopped up.
Nate Robertson (9.00, 46 ERA+) / Tim Wakefield (4.50, 95 ERA+)
Lineups inside: Yook at 3B, Casey at 1B, Crisp in CF, and Cash at C.