Tigers fend off Red Sox
|Tigers fend off Red Sox|
Jhonny Peralta hit two homers and drove in three runs and the Detroit Tigers held off a late surge to defeat the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Friday night.
The Tigers won the game as +220 underdogs, and the 11 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Enrique Gonzalez came in relief of starter Armando Galarraga and got the win for the Tigers.
Jon Lester gave up 11 hits and four runs over six innings in a losing effort for the Red Sox.