RED SOX BEAT TIGERS 1-0
October 16, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Boston's Mike Napoli hit a solo home run off Justin Verlander in the seventh inning, and John Lackey and the Boston bullpen held Detroit scoreless in a 1-0 Game 3 thriller that gave the Red Sox the upper hand in this best-of-seven set.
Lackey was splendid during his 6 2/3-inning holding the Tigers to four hits and striking out eight without a walk.
E_T.Hunter. LOB_Boston 4, Detroit 7. 2B_J.Peralta. HR_M.Napoli (1) off J.Verlander. GIDP_J.Peralta. DP_Boston 1 (S.Drew, D.Pedroia and M.Napoli).
WP_J.Verlander. T_3:20. A_42327. Umpires_Home,Ron Kulpa; First, Alfonso Marquez; Second, Dale Scott; Third, Dan Iassogna; Left, Joe West; Right, Rob Drake.