Things have gone well for the Tigers in their first two games against Boston. Justin Verlander, Austin Jackson and Prince Fielder helped put together Thursday's close win in the opener, and Saturday saw the team combine for five home runs in a 10-0 drubbing of the Sox. They look to repeat yesterdays performance today, and if they can manage to do so it would be the Tigers' first 3-0 start since 2006, the last season they made the World Series. Their home run performance yesterday was the most home runs hit by Detroit at Comerica since 2004, when they teed off against the Red Sox for seven homers.
Boston will be relying on Clay Buchholz for the first time since June of last year, when he went down with an injury to the lower back. Detroit will send Max Scherzer to the mound, who has historically struggled against Boston. He's 0-2 in his first three appearances against the Sox, with a 9.45 ERA. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.
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