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BOSTON (WWJ/AP) – JustinVerlander tagged for 10 hits as the Detroit Tigers lose to the Boston Red Sox 6-3 on Tuesday night.
As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – A short rain delay in the eighth inning did not help the Detroit Tigers dropping the second game in a row to the Red Sox.
David Ortiz homered and hit two doubles, and the Boston Red Sox moved above .500 for the first time this season.
Verlander (5-3) lost his second straight start since taking a no-hitter into the ninth inning against Pittsburgh on May 18. The reigning American League MVP and Cy Young winner allowed five runs on 10 hits, struck out seven and walked one in six innings.
Daniel Bard (5-5) pitched 5 1-3 innings for Boston, allowing two runs on five hits with four strikeouts and two walks.
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