Tigers - 000 000 003 - 3 5 1Another ninth-inning win! Jed Lowrie reached on an infield single and Darnell McDonald pinch-ran. Eric Patterson walked. Marco Scutaro laid down a bunt to the third base side of the infield. Pitcher Robbie Weinhardt's throw to first was wild and McDonald scored.
Red Sox - 012 000 001 - 4 9 0
Jonathan Papelbon could not hold a three-run lead in the top of the ninth, allowing two inherited runners and the tying run to score. Buchholz: 8-3-2-4-5, 109.
The Rays shut out the Yankees 3-0. Tampa Bay is 1 GB New York, with Boston 6.5 GB.
Justin Verlander / Clay Buchholz