May 29th, 2012 - Sports News
BOSTON (AP) — Felix Doubront pitched six innings of four-hit ball, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered on Monday to lead the Boston Red Sox over the Detroit Tigers 7-4.
The victory was tainted by an injury to 2008 AL MVP Dustin Pedroia, who left in the fifth inning with a jammed right thumb. The Tigers played most of the game without manager Jim Leyland and third-base coach Gene Lamont, ejected following a disputed foul tip in the second.
Doubront (5-2) gave up home runs to Gerald Laird and Delmon Young and just a pair of singles. He struck out six and walked one.
Jhonny Peralta hit a two-run homer in the ninth, and Doug Fister (0-3) allowed six runs and 11 hits in five-plus innings.
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland and third-base coach Gene Lamont were ejected in the third inning of Monday's game against the Boston Red Sox.
Leyland was upset over a call that allowed Boston's Mike Aviles to stay at the plate in the second. Aviles appeared to strike out for the final out, but it was ruled a foul tip that bounced before it was gloved by catcher Gerald Laird; replays showed it was not tipped and did not bounce.
Aviles followed with an RBI single, then Daniel Nava doubled and scored to give Boston a 4-1 lead.
Leyland and Lamont argued with third-base umpire Tim Tschida before the start of the third. Leyland had returned to the dugout and resumed arguing from there when the two coaches were tossed.
May 16th, 2013 - Local News
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May 15th, 2013 - Local News
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May 16th, 2013 - State News
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May 15th, 2013 - State News
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May 16th, 2013 - National News
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May 15th, 2013 - National News
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May 16th, 2013 - International News
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May 15th, 2013 - International News
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May 16th, 2013 - Sports News
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May 15th, 2013 - Sports News
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Apr 1st, 2013 - Health News
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