Recap - VMart's home run sinks Red Sox

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Victor Martinez's two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning off Boston reliever Junichi Tazawa was the difference as the Tigers beat the Red Sox 7-6 at Comerica Park.

The Red Sox blew leads of 2-0, 3-2, and 6-5 in a see-saw battle with Detroit.

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David Ortiz (pictured) had three hits for the Red Sox including his 23rd home run of the season. He also had a double and two-RBI single.

Blake Swihart also had three hits; Alejandro De Aza had a pair of singles.

Wade Miley started for Boston and went six innings in the no-decision. He was charged with five runs on nine hits and one walk while striking out six.

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