The Tigers had runners on the corners with no outs and were primed to break the game open.
Scherzer will face Boston’s Clay Buchholz, a repeat of the Game 2 matchup that the Red Sox won 6-5.
Avila said twisting his knee made an old injury flare up, but he seemed to expect to play Saturday in Game 6.
As the Detroit Tigers are on the brink of elimination from the ALCS, their fans are trying to keep the hope alive.
Despite the Tigers lagging in the ALCS, many businesses downtown are scoring big. In fact — the “green” stretches all the way back to the neighborhood where the Tigers used to play.
Just steps away from Comerica Park, a new pop-up beer garden is opening for all three ALCS games in Detroit.
The Tigers could certainly use another brilliant performance from their star right-hander after blowing a chance to take control of the ALCS.
The Boston cop standing behind him celebrated — throwing up his arms in a victorious “V” as Hunter’s legs were in the air in obvious defeat, mirroring his pose.
A former Red Sox prospect, Sanchez will start the best-of-seven series opener at Fenway Park against Boston left-hander Jon Lester.
Here’s a look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox.