Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run homer in the eighth and Boston turned the scoring with three runs in the inning to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday.
Bradley pulled it out for right-hander reliever Alex Wilson (1-3), breaking the tie 3-3 with two outs in the eighth.
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Mitch Moreland also scored with Bradle’s home run after pulling the tie with a single to the right, following Xander Bogaerts’s single to open the event.
Matt Barnes (4-2) threw a relay inning to take the win and Craig Kimbrel credited his 18th save.
Wilson (1-3), who opened the eighth with Detroit top 3-2, suffered the loss after allowing three runs and four hits.
For the Tigers, the Venezuelans Miguel Cabrera of 5-0; And Víctor Martínez of 2-2, an annotated one. The Cuban Jose Iglesias of 4-3.
For the Red Sox, Hanley Ramirez 3-0. The Venezuelans Pablo Sandoval 4-0; And Sandy Leon 3-1.