The man who should be the ace made a strong case for himself on Tuesday night against the Tigers.
Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer and the Boston Red Sox beat Detroit 2-1 on Tuesday night.
The Red Sox will be without center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury Tuesday night as they continue their series with the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.
It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
The Red Sox have two very intriguing arms taking the mound this weekend in Detroit, with Josh Beckett going Saturday and Clay Buchholz on Sunday.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run homer in a five-run second inning, and the hot-hitting Boston Red Sox went on to rout the Detroit Tigers 14-1.
In a matchup of two of the American League’s top young pitchers, neither Max Scherzer nor Clay Buchholz had his best stuff.