Red Sox-Tigers Preview 6-20-13
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(AP) — Detroit’s Jose Alvarez was impressive on the mound in his major league debut.
Now, he’ll get a crack at baseball’s best offense.
Alvarez takes the ball Thursday night as the Tigers host the Boston Red Sox in the opener of a four-game series.
Alvarez (1-0, 1.50 ERA) gave up one run and three hits while striking out seven over six innings in a 4-1 win over Cleveland on June 9. Detroit (39-31) purchased the 24-year-old’s contract from Triple-A for that start in place of the injured Anibal Sanchez, then sent him back to the minors afterward.
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