Red Sox 7, Tigers 3

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Kelly Schoppach #10 of the Boston Red Sox crosses home plate to score in the seventh inning in front of Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers during the game on July 30, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kelly Schoppach #10 of the Boston Red Sox crosses home plate to score in the seventh inning in front of Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers during the game on July 30, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (WWJ/AP) – An impressive start fizzled quickly as the Detroit Tigers fall to the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Monday.

As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – Austin Jackson led off with a solo homer in the first inning but the Red Sox answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Austin Jackson began the game with a homer and Miguel Cabrera had an RBI single for the Tigers, who lost for the fourth time in five games.

Dustin Pedroia hit a tiebreaking homer and drove in three runs to support Clay Buchholz’s eight solid innings, for their third straight win.

The Red Sox opened a 10-game homestand – their longest of the season – after taking two of three at Yankee Stadium over the weekend.

Will Middlebrooks had a two-run homer and Carl Crawford added an RBI triple for Boston.

The Detroit Tigers have lost 16 of their last 20 appearances at Fenway Park.

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