Detroit Tigers defeat Boston Red Sox, 3-2

DETROIT -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland wasn't breaking new ground when he ordered David Ortiz to be intentionally walked three times last night.

There was a game in 1990 in which Andre Dawson of the Cubs was walked intentionally five times by Reds manager Lou Piniella in a 16-inning game.

But Dawson didn't have a future Hall of Famer like Manny Ramírez batting behind him.

That didn't faze Leyland, whose strategy paid off when neither Ramírez nor any of his Red Sox ...