Ortiz, Red Sox Sting Tigers 6-5, Tie ALCS At 1

This was a great game! By CBS Houston

CBS Houston

BOSTON (AP) — With one swing, David Ortiz tied the game and helped the Boston Red Sox send the AL championship series to Detroit tied one game apiece.

Ortiz’s grand slam erased an eighth-inning deficit and ended Detroit’s unprecedented run of pitching dominance, then Jonny Gomes scampered around the bases with the game-winning run in the ninth to give Boston a 6-5 victory over the Tigers on Sunday night.

“We need it, man. We need start some momentum going on,” Ortiz said. “The whole regular season, you haven’t seen a team shutting us down for 14, 15 straight innings like they have the past couple of days. If you look at the way they’ve been pitching, (it’s) unbelievable. It’s up to us make an adjustment.”

One night after Anibal Sanchez and four relievers came within two outs of the first combined postseason no-hitter in baseball history, Max Scherzer struck out…

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