Boston Red Sox defeat Detroit Tigers, 3-2

DETROIT -- The Tigers thought they had survived after that shot to left-center in the eighth, center fielder Curtis Granderson tracking down David Ortiz's wallop on the dead run on the warning track 400 or so feet from home plate.

In the ninth, closer Todd Jones had gotten past Manny Ramírez. He had gotten Jason Varitek to pop out. And then, after a single up the middle by Mike Lowell, Kevin Youkilis -- owner of two strikeouts already -- stepped in as the No. 7 batter in t...

DETROIT -- He had struck out twice, lined out to first, and committed an embarrassing error on a routine throw to first base.

"Rough day," Kevin Youkilis said. "I was struggling. I was frustrated."

But with the Red Sox one out away from a loss, gimpy-legged Mike Lowell smacked a base hit to center, giving Youkilis the chance to give the night what he called the ``Bellhorn" treatment. That's how Youkilis, invoking the name of the former Sox second baseman from the Wor...