Andy Oliver

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader to defeat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday, May 29, 2011, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Ortiz’s Pinch-Hit Home Run Lifts Red Sox Over Tigers

David Ortiz had a pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning off Jose Valverde to give the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in the opener of Sunday’s day-night doubleheader.


Fans huddle under umbrellas and the upper deck as rain falls at Comerica Park, causing a delay in a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, May 28, 2011, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Saturday’s Red Sox-Tigers Game Postponed; Doubleheader Set For Sunday

Maybe only the rain can stop the Boston Red Sox these days.