Recap - Sox Swept By Detroit

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

Miguel Cabrera's two-out solo home run to right field in the top of the ninth inning off Brad Ziegler snapped a 3-3 tie and pushed the Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park Wednesday afternoon.

The win gave Detroit a sweep of the three-game series and marked the first time the Sox have been swept in 2016.

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Eduardo Rodriguez (pictured) started for Boston and was treated to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on Dustin Pedroia's eleventh home run of the season. Detroit took a 2-1 lead in the third on a two-RBI single by Victor Martinez, one of four hits against his former team.

Trailing 3-1 in the seventh, Xander Bogaerts hit his twelfth home run of the year to cut the lead in half. Mookie Betts tripled home Travis Shaw in the eighth to tie the game.

Rodriguez was charged with three runs on nine hits and three walks over 5.1 innings. He struck out six.

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