Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 6/22/13
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Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer After splitting the first two games, the Boston Red Sox (45-31) and Detroit Tigers (40-32) tangle in tonight’s Game 3 from Comerica Park. The Sox offense exploded for 10 runs, led by right fielder Shane Victorino, who went 4-for-5 with a home run and five RBIs. Boston’s batters must have thought the same as Red Sox Nation: No lead is safe. Rookie Allen Webster gets a spot start for Clay Buchholz, who is on the DL for another few more days. Webster had an impressive MLB debut, but struggled in his second start earlier this season before being sent back to Pawtucket. For Boston, he is 0-1 with an 11.74 ERA. Here is tonight’s Red Sox lineup (first pitch – 7:15 pm EDT): 1. Ellsbury, CF 2. Victorino, RF 3. Pedroia, 2B 4. Ortiz, DH 5. Carp, 1B 6. Nava, LF 7. Saltalamacchia, C 8. Drew, SS 9. Iglesias, 3B Webster, P Detroit’s Max Scherzer, one of only five 10-game winners and the only pitcher at 10-0, will face the Red Sox tonight. He has a 3.08 ERA ...
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