In a game delayed for nearly 20 minutes due to a power outage, the Detroit Tigers offense had with their own lack of power as they lost to the Boston Red Sox 1-0 yesterday afternoon in Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park.
Justin Verlander gave up four hits, including a home run, and struck out ten in eight innings of work.
Detroit was held to six hits, leaving seven men on base.
The Red Sox now lead the Tigers two-games-to-one in the best-of-seven series.
Tonight, Doug Fister heads to the hill for Detroit, while Boston counters with Jake Peavy.
Game time at Comerica Park is 8:00 p.m.
Matt Holliday hit a two-run home run in the third and the Cardinals held on for a 4-2 win over the Dodgers in Game Four of the NL Championship Series from Los Angeles.
Shane Robinson added a pinch-hit solo homer in the seventh for St. Louis, which now holds a commanding three-games-to-one lead in the best-of-seven series.
Trevor Rosenthal closed it out for the save and the Cards will look to close out the series in Game Five on Wednesday.
Yasiel Puig (YAH-see-ell PWEEG) and A.J. Ellis each singled in a run during the fourth for the Dodgers.
Ricky Nolasco gave up three runs in four innings to take the loss.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports