BOSTON (Sports Network) - tied a career high with five hits including four doubles, two RBI and two runs scored as Boston took a 9-4 decision over Oakland in the opener of a three-game set from Fenway Park.
collected three hits including a three-run homer for the , who have won three in a row. was 2-for-4 with an RBI and scored twice, while and also knocked in runs.
(6-3) earned the win despite allowing 12 hits and four runs over six innings.
slugged a two-run homer, with and adding an RBI each for the , who had won three of four in Detroit.
(1-4) took the loss after yielding two runs and walking two without retiring a batter.