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Wells revs Boston's engine
Tigers' bats held in check
Nate Robertson surrendered eight runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 innings to suffer his 11th defeat of the year. Chris Shelton knocked in two runs and Brandon Inge went 3-for-5 with a run scored as Detroit stranded 16 baserunners in Sunday's loss.
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Red Sox 11, Tigers 3
Jason Varitek checks the runners after tagging out Chris Shelton at the plate. (Winslow Townson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Sox claw out series victory
David Wells helped Boston's taxed bullpen by fanning seven over seven strong innings. Bill Mueller went 3-for-4 and flashed some leather to help Boston maintain its 1 1/2-game lead over the Yankees in the AL East.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 28, 2005
DET
Detroit (62-66)
Lost 1
Boston 11, Detroit 3   BOS
Boston (74-54)
Won 1
August 28, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   3 10 1
Boston
1 2 0 1 0 4 1 2 X   11 14 2
Standings through 8/28/05  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Polanco, 2B5210000.334
Inge, 3B5130001.272
Shelton, 1B3012012.314
Ordonez, RF4011004.315
Young, DH4010022.271
Monroe, LF4010012.282
McDonald, SS4010011.295
Wilson, C4010012.183
Logan, CF4000012.262
Totals3731030716 

BATTING
2B: Ordonez (14, Wells), Inge 2 (27, Wells, Wells), Shelton (18, Wells).
TB: Polanco; Inge 5; Shelton 2; Ordonez 2; Young; Monroe; McDonald; Wilson.
RBI: Ordonez (39), Shelton 2 (46).
2-out RBI: Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young 2; Logan; Monroe; Ordonez.
SF: Shelton.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Monroe (8, 2nd base off Wells/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Polanco (2, fielding).
Outfield assists: Monroe (Damon at 2nd base).
DP: (Polanco-McDonald-Shelton).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4123110.325
Renteria, SS5010022.289
1-Cora, PR-SS0100000.222
Ortiz, DH5233010.295
Ramirez, M, LF5120001.289
Varitek, C4111112.300
Millar, 1B3210103.270
Olerud, 1B0000000.296
Mueller, 3B4232002.303
Graffanino, 2B3111105.311
Kapler, RF3001016.234
Totals361114114621 


1-Ran for Renteria in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Mueller (29, Robertson), Varitek (28, Robertson), Graffanino (12, Robertson), Ramirez, M (28, German).
HR: Mueller (8, 4th inning off Robertson, 0 on, 2 out), Ortiz (33, 8th inning off Spurling, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 2; Renteria; Ortiz 6; Ramirez, M 3; Varitek 2; Millar; Mueller 7; Graffanino 2.
RBI: Ortiz 3 (115), Kapler (8), Damon 3 (63), Mueller 2 (55), Varitek (62), Graffanino (30).
2-out RBI: Damon 3; Mueller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria; Kapler 2.
SF: Kapler.
GIDP: Varitek.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Mueller (10, throw), Millar (7, fielding).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (L, 6-11)5.29883514.16
German 0.23111103.12
Spurling 1.22220013.53
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells (W, 11-6)7.09320704.44
Bradford 1.01000002.70
Alvarez, A 1.00000000.00

WP: German, Wells.
Pitches-strikes: Robertson 97-62, German 20-11, Spurling 19-12, Wells 110-81, Bradford 17-11, Alvarez, A 12-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Robertson 5-6, German 0-1, Spurling 4-1, Wells 9-4, Bradford 1-2, Alvarez, A 0-3.
Batters faced: Robertson 28, German 6, Spurling 7, Wells 31, Bradford 4, Alvarez, A 3.
Inherited runners-scored: German 1-0, Spurling 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 34,658.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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