Red Sox - 111 000 001 - 4 7 0 Tigers - 000 102 000 - 3 6 0David Ortiz hit a pinch-hit solo home run off Tigers closer Jose Valverde in the top of the ninth, as Boston upped its record to 13-2 over its last 15 games.
Ortiz has now faced Valverde twice, and is 2-for-2 with two homers and five RBIs. It was Ortiz's fourth career pinch-hit homer, and his first since April 27, 2003 (which was also his first home run for the Red Sox).
Mike Cameron and Dustin Pedroia hit solo homers earlier in the game in support of Buchholz (6-6-3-1-3, 98).
Clay Buchholz / Andrew Oliver
First game of a day-night doubleheader. Check here for a possible game thread.
AL East: White Sox/Blue Jays at 1 PM, Cleveland/Rays at 1:30 PM, and Yankees/Mariners at 4 PM. ... Boston leads the AL East by 1.5 games.