Mike Napoli returned to the lineup with a homer and a three-run blast by David Ortiz put the Sox back in the win column.
Jon Lester struggled against Detroit, giving up 12 hits and five runs in just 4-1/3 innings.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, May 19.
The Red Sox slide continued as they came up short again against the team with MLB’s best record.
John Lackey gave up nine hits and six runs while Red Sox hitters were unproductive.
“I probably would have never made it through college without baseball, so I’m thankful for that. I really am proud that I got to play on that level.”
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Friday, March 21.
Jose Iglesias will be out four to six months because of stress fractures in both legs.
Jon Heyman joined Gresh & Zo for his weekly chat, and is excited to see if Grady Sizemore can complete his comeback for the Red Sox.
Drew Smyly, a strong setup man in the Tigers’ bullpen, moves back into the starting rotation.