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Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Not even Mother Nature can stop the Red Sox at this point.

Photo courtesy of the Associated Press
Boston topped the Tigers 3-2 on a rain-filled night at Comerica Park. The start of the game was delayed by 80 minutes and then halted for 71 minutes after the fifth inning due to rain.

David Ortiz's two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning and snapped a 1-1 tie. It was his 29th long ball of the season and was one of a team-leading three hits in the game.

Ortiz (pictured) joined Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski as only the third player in Red Sox history with 1500 RBI's.

Drew Pomeranz started for Boston and picked up his tenth win of the year. He allowed one run on four hits over five innings before being removed due to the second stoppage in play. He struck out three and did not walk a batter.

Craig Kimbrel recorded a four-out save, his 22nd of the year.

Xander Bogaerts had two hits for Boston.

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Jim Monaghan 8/21/2016 07:24:00 AM Edit
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