That’s all from Detroit. The Sox took two of three and they head home for Game 6 on Saturday knowing that a win sends them to the World Series.
Middle 9th, 4-3 Red Sox: Runners at second and third with one out for the Red Sox, but they get nothing from it. Shane Victorino, who’s looked plain awful at the plate tonight, struck out on a pitch in the dirt for the second out, before Dustin Pedroia flew out to center to end the inning.
The Sox got their runners from a Bogaerts walk and an intentional walk to Jacoby Ellsbury, which curiously came after Will Middlebrooks came in to pinch run for Bogaerts and took third on a David Ross sacrifice bunt.
Koji Uehara now has a job to finish.
End 8th, 4-3 Red Sox: Koji Uehara is simply outstanding.
He fell behind Peralta 3-1 but came back with a fastball that Peralta couln’t touch to get the count full "
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