Red Sox lose opener to Tiger, 3-2

It`s Opening Day for the Red Sox/Tigers in Detroit:

* Jon Lester and Justin Verlander went scoreless into the 7th until Alex Avila`s RBI double to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead.

* Tigers get an insurance run in the 8th on a Prince Fielder sac fly scoring Austin Jackson.

* David Ortiz drove home Dustin Pedroia in the 9th with a sac fly to cut the lead to 2-1.

* Ryan Sweeney`s two-out triple ties it at 2 off closer Jose Valverde, scoring pinch runner Darnell McDonald.

* Jackson’s bases loaded RBI 1B off Alfredo Aceves wins it for the Tigers in the bottom of the 9th.

* Lester`s line: 7IP, 6H, 1R, 1ER, 3BB, 4K

* Verlander`s line: 8IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 7K

* Next up: Saturday at Detroit with Josh Beckett vs. Doug Fister

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