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Candelario homers as Tigers beat Red Sox 6-5 in 10 innings

Posted at 8:32 AM, May 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-06 08:32:04-04

BOSTON  — Jeimer Candelario hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the 10th inning, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Boston Red Sox for a 6-5 victory.

Robbie Grossman began the Detroit 10th on second and advanced to third on Jonathan Schoop's leadoff single. Candelario then went deep against Garrett Whitlock, sending a drive to right for his third homer.

Boston got two back in the bottom half. Marwin Gonzalez singled in Xander Bogaerts and eventually came around to score on an error on second baseman Willi Castro.

Michael Fulmer retired Bobby Dalbec and Kiké Hernández for the final two outs, and his first career save.

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