Scherzer, Raburn lead Tigers over Red Sox, 8-3
Friday, March 18, 2011; 6:05 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Max Scherzer gave two runs pitching into the fifth inning, Ryan Raburn hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat a Boston Red Sox split-squad 8-3 Friday.
Scherzer allowed two hits and three walks in 4 1-3 innings He struck out two.
Clay Buchholz yielded three runs - one earned - and five hits in four innings. He walked two and struck out one.
Brennan Boesch and Andy Dirks also homered for the Tigers.
Boston's Ryan Kalish had two hits, a walk, scored a runs and stole two bases.