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Red Sox seek Series berth as Tigers try to stay alive

Red Sox seek Series berth as Tigers try to stay alive

MLB.com Updated Oct 18, 2013
With two chances to secure a trip to the World Series, the Red Sox will send Clay Buchholz to the mound Saturday in Game 6 at Fenway Park. The Tigers, aiming to send the ALCS to a decisive Game 7 on Sunday, will send AL Cy Young Award front-runner Max S…
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  • Boston up 3-2, but Detroit has pair of aces to deal

    Boston up 3-2, but Detroit has pair of aces to deal

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2013
    If you're selling hope for the Detroit Tigers, you begin with Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. There you go. What could be simpler than that? If Tigers fans don't have just a little bit of optimism, they haven't thought things through.
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  • Bogaerts to stay in Red Sox lineup in Game 6

    Bogaerts to stay in Red Sox lineup in Game 6

    ESPN.com Oct 18, 2013
    Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell wasn't ready to officially announce his lineup, but he did say Friday that Xander Bogaerts will again start at third base for Game 6 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers.
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  • Class is in: Tipping the cap to an opponent

    Class is in: Tipping the cap to an opponent

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2013
    Maybe the classiest moment of this postseason occurred Thursday night just after Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias sprinted from a spot to the right of second base all the way into shallow left-center field to make an astonishing, swipe-of-the-glove, back-…
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  • Mulling every possible World Series matchup

    Mulling every possible World Series matchup

    CNNSI.com Oct 18, 2013
    Which team should the Red Sox, Tigers, Cardinals and Dodgers want to face in the World Series?
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  • MLB Notebook: Xander breaks one of Babe's records

    MLB Notebook: Xander breaks one of Babe's records

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2013
    At 21 years and 16 days old for Thursday's ALCS Game 5 win over the Tigers, Xander Bogaerts became the youngest Red Sox starter in a postseason game. The previous youngest was Babe Ruth, who took the mound at the age of 21 years and 246 days in Game 2 o…
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  • Miggy's out at home in first inning looms large

    Miggy's out at home in first inning looms large

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2013
    On a night when the Tigers struggled to string hits together, Miguel Cabrera's aggressive baserunning in the first inning led to an out at the plate that killed a potential rally in Game 5 of the ALCS.
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  • Mike Napoli and the Red Sox top the Tigers in ALCS Game 5

    Mike Napoli and the Red Sox top the Tigers in ALCS Game 5

    CNNSI.com Oct 18, 2013
    While Mike Napoli guided Boston to a 4-3 Game 5 win, Prince Fielder and Detroit came up short.
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  • Mistakes derail Sanchez despite improved command

    Mistakes derail Sanchez despite improved command

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2013
    Despite throwing six no-hit innings to win the ALCS opener, Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez figured he needed to improve his command for Game 5. True to his word, he didn't walk anyone Thursday night, but he didn't come away with the result he wanted…
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  • Stunning grab caps Iglesias' reel-worthy night

    Stunning grab caps Iglesias' reel-worthy night

    MLB.com Oct 18, 2013
    After making some of the best defensive plays in the Majors throughout the regular season, Jose Iglesias, the Tigers' shortstop, added to his reputation on Thursday night by taking away a third-inning single from Ortiz with a remarkable over-the-shoulde…
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