Detroit Tigers defeat Boston Red Sox, 8-3

DETROIT -- This will be ephemeral.

Soon the breeze will be blowing out at Fenway, baseballs will be sailing over the Green Monster like kites over the Charles, crooked digits will be posted on the ancient scoreboard, and that Standells anthem will be pumping.

But that day wasn't yesterday, and Comerica Park -- which might as well be Comerica National Park for all its green grass and landmass -- isn't Fenway. Check the four triples in the box score, three by Detroit. In ...