David Ortiz’s two HRs help Red Sox beat Tigers 7-2

David Ortiz had his second multihomer game this month and drove in four runs, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 7-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Ortiz hit a three-run homer after Dustin Pedroia's two-run drive in the first inning. Ortiz added a solo shot in the fourth to restore Boston's five-run cushion. He has hit five home runs in nine games after clearing the fence only once in his first 16 games. Ortiz hit more than one homer for the 34th time with the Red Sox, trailing Ted Williams (37) and Jim Rice (35) in the team's record books for multihomer games. Ortiz has 36 overall. Clay Buchholz (4-3) gave up one run and three hits in 6 1-3 innings. Max Scherzer (1-4) gave up six runs over five innings in his fourth poor start in a row. (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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