BOSTON (AP) -- David Ortiz and Will Middlebrooks each hit two-run homers, Kevin Youkilis had a solo shot and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Wednesday night.
The Red Sox have won for the 14th time in 19 games but remain in last in a jammed AL East.
Miguel Cabrera went 4 for 5 with three doubles and drove in a run for Detroit, which has dropped the first three of a four-game series in Fenway Park.
Adrian Gonzalez had a pair of doubles for Boston, his second breaking a 4-all tie in the seventh.
The Red Sox can close out the sweep Thursday night when Josh Beckett faces Tigers righty Max Scherzer.
Matt Albers (1-0) gave up a game-tying hit, but retired one batter to get the win. Alfredo Aceves collected his 13th save in 16 chances.
With the Tigers trailing 4-3 in the seventh, Jon Lester was pulled after he fanned the final batter he faced -- Quintin Berry -- and Albers entered with a runner on second. Danny Worth reached on an infield hit before Cabrera l...