Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/29/12
Daniel Nava (pictured) ripped a bases-clearing double in the bottom of the 4th inning, and Daniel Bard threw 5 reasonably strong innings as the Red Sox shaved the Detroit Tigers 6-3 at Fenway Park. Bard pitched one out into the 6th inning in recording his 5th win of the season. He allowed 2 runs on a pair of solo home runs by Jhonny Peralta and Prince Fielder. He struck out 4 and walked 2. More importantly, he showed much better velocity, registering 95 a few times on the Fenway Park radar gun.Alfredo Aceves earned his 12th save of the season.The Daniel Nava story keeps having new chapters written. With the Sox leading 1-0 in the bottom of the 4th, he laced a bases-loaded 100mph fastball by Tigers starter Justin Verlander into the leftfield corner scoring all 3 runs to put Boston ahead 4-0. This from a player who wasn't even on the team's 40-man roster when the team reported to spring training.NOTES - Dustin Pedroia was out of the lineup with a sore thumb. Red Sox manager Bob...
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