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Red Sox on Brink of Returning to World Series

Red Sox on Brink of Returning to World Series

(Detroit, MI)  --  The Boston Red Sox are just one win away from reaching the World Series.  Mike Napoli homered as Boston jumped out to a 4-0 lead and held on for a 4-3 win over Detroit in Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park.  Jacoby Ellsbury and David Ross also drove in a run each for theRed Sox, who can close out the best-of-seven series with a win in Game Six on Saturday at Fenway Park.  Jon Lester tossed five-and-a-third innings of two-run ball for the win.  Koji Uehar recorded the final five outs for his second save of the series and fourth of the postseason.  Miguel Cabrera and Brayan Pena plated a run each for the Tigers.  Game One winner Anibal Sanchez allowed four runs, three earned, in six frames to suffer the loss. 

 

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