Found May 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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BOSTON - Max Scherzer pitched six innings and rookie Quintin Berry starred both offensively and defensively as the Detroit Tigers avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the Red Sox with a 7-3 win over Boston on Thursday night. Scherzer, who came into the game having struck out 24 batters in his last two starts (15 in one), won his third in a row to go to 5-3 on the season. The Red Sox, who beat him up for seven runs in 2 2/3 innings in the first series of the season, scored three in the first three innings Thursday but that was it. With lefties hitting .358 against the righty coming in, the Sox loaded their lineup with seven left-handed bats, and it paid off early. But Scherzer, who fanned six, allowed one hit over his last three innings to out-pitch loser Josh Beckett (4-5). Three relievers worked three no-hit innings for the Tigers as the Red Sox failed to get a hit after Mike Aviles' infield hit leading off the fourth. Berry, in only his ninth major league game, h...
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