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Verlander sharp, but Red Sox outlast Tigers in 11 innings, 2-1

BOSTON The Tigers' bats didn't give enough run support to Verlander, who delivered his longest outing of the season on Friday. The Detroit Tigers fell to 0-7 when Justin Verlander starts. Blaine Hardy gave up a leadoff walk to Mookie Betts, who advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Brock Holt. Xander Bogaerts singled to bring home Betts and give the Red Sox a 2-1 walk-off win in the bottom of the 11th. Anthony Gose's throw from center field made it close as a long replay review was needed to confirm the call. Rick Porcello, in his first career start against his former club, had his longest and best start since early June for the Red Sox in front of a sellout crowd of...

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