Detroit Tigers defeat Boston Red Sox, 7-4

No one should presume that the Detroit Tigers are a mere warmup act this week to the Yankees, not when the Tigers arrive in Fenway Park with the best record in baseball, even if burdened with a five-game losing streak.

In case someone wasn't paying attention, Tigers rookie Curtis Granderson jolted them back to reality by driving Josh Beckett's first pitch into the right-field corner for a triple. The first three Tigers scored, two more made it home in the third, and a s...