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Tigers can't Wake up
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Red Sox 5, Tigers 0
Nate Robertson gave up a solo homer to David Ortiz, his final batter. (Duane Burleson/AP)
The troubles continued in Detroit as the Tigers were baffled by Tim Wakefield's knuckleball. The offense couldn't get going against the Red Sox starter -- which was bad news for southpaw Nate Robertson, who allowed four earned runs to Boston.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (22-13)
Won 5
Boston 5, Detroit 0   DET
Detroit (14-20)
Lost 5
May 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   5 11 1
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Standings thru 5/6/08  |  Recap: BOS | DET  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4001013.290
Pedroia, 2B5000004.299
Ortiz, DH4111102.226
Ramirez, LF5131001.326
  Ellsbury, LF0000000.275
Lowell, 3B4100112.222
Youkilis, 1B3120101.314
Drew, RF4111034.280
Cash, C4031000.361
Lugo, SS3010113.289
Totals3651154620 

BATTING
2B: Youkilis 2 (11, Robertson, Robertson), Cash (4, Robertson).
HR: Ortiz (7, 7th inning off Robertson, 0 on, 1 out), Ramirez (7, 7th inning off Dolsi, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ortiz 4; Ramirez 6; Youkilis 4; Drew; Cash 4; Lugo.
RBI: Drew (16), Cash (4), Crisp (6), Ortiz (27), Ramirez (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Drew 2; Ortiz 2.
S: Crisp.
GIDP: Crisp.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Pedroia (2, fielding).
DP: (Lugo-Youkilis).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4010010.306
Polanco, 2B4000001.238
Guillen, DH4010000.311
Ordonez, RF3000022.294
Cabrera, 1B3000001.258
Sheffield, LF3000020.176
Renteria, SS3000000.289
Rodriguez, C3010000.243
Inge, 3B3000011.226
Totals30030065 

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez (9, Wakefield).
TB: Granderson; Guillen; Rodriguez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge.
GIDP: Polanco.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Renteria-Polanco-Cabrera).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (W, 3-1)8.02000603.33
Timlin 1.010000011.05
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (L, 1-4)6.110442416.64
Dolsi 1.21112115.40
Lopez 1.00000102.11

Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 98-65, Timlin 11-8, Robertson 109-68, Dolsi 29-13, Lopez 9-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wakefield 7-11, Timlin 2-1, Robertson 11-4, Dolsi 1-3, Lopez 1-1.
Batters faced: Wakefield 27, Timlin 3, Robertson 30, Dolsi 8, Lopez 3.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Varies.
T: 2:21.
Att: 38,564.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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