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BSJ Game Report: Red Sox 9, Tigers 6 – Red Sox outlast rain, Tigers

All you need to know, in quickie form, about the Red Sox' 9-6 win over the Tigers, complete with BSJ analysis and insight:



Rodriguez picks up ninth win: His outing was cut short when the game went into a rain delay of more than two hours, but while he was in the game, Eduardo Rodriguez turned in one of his sharpest outings of the season, limiting the Tigers to a single run on just four hits. In his five innings, he never faced more than four hitters in any one inning and issued just one walk. What's more, Rodriguez was more efficient than usual, needing 76 pitches through five innings and showing signs that, had the weather not interrupted play, he was ready to give the Sox seven innings -- or at least close to it. Rodriguez has been the beneficiary of great run support for much of the year, but on this night, he got just three runs while still in the game. But thanks to good command and a strong pitch mix, he was able to make sure that was enough to stand up.

Rare miscues in the outfield: It was strange enough when