May 29, 2011

G52: Red Sox 4, Tigers 3

Red Sox - 111 000 001 - 4  7  0
Tigers  - 000 102 000 - 3  6  0
David 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).
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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.

6 comments:

Grant said...

Hey guys, quick question:

On one of NESN's commercials I see a clip of Ortiz hugging a serviceman in the stands... when was that/is there a video of that anywhere? I think it's awesome.

Mark said...

dammit

7cb00242-8adb-11e0-a627-000bcdcb2996 said...

So David Ortiz is 2 for 2 with 5 RBI's against Valverde. Because yesterday he hit a solo home-run, does this mean his previous home-run was a grand slam? Or did he hit a sacrifice fly in addition to the first home-run?

laura k said...

So David Ortiz is 2 for 2 with 5 RBI's against Valverde. Because yesterday he hit a solo home-run, does this mean his previous home-run was a grand slam? Or did he hit a sacrifice fly in addition to the first home-run?

You can look it up.

allan said...

Or you can click here.

7cb00242-8adb-11e0-a627-000bcdcb2996 said...

Yay! Thank you. It looks like it indeed was a grand slam. Hmm, I would sort of expect MLB to point that out for us. Oh well.