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Tigers come back to Detroit for Game 3 Tuesday
DETROIT (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - If you watched the Tigers 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox Sunday night, you had to wonder what just happened.
Boston rallied from a 5-0 deficit to steal game 2 and even the series at 1 apiece.
The key moment came as David Ortiz clubbed a grand slam in the 8th off the first pitch he saw from Joaquin Benoit.
Torii Hunter gave his all and sacrificed his body, but just missed what would have been the catch of the year.
That tied the game at 5.
Boston scratched out a run in the 9th off of Rick Porcello to get the win.
Jim Leyland spoke about the game Monday afternoon.
Game 3 is set for Tuesday afternoon in Detroit at 4:00 p.m.
Leyland says Andy Dirks will be in left field, with Jhonny Peralta returning to shortstop.
Newschannel 3 will be there with live reports for our evening newscasts.