Tigers silence Sox bats in Game 1

Tigers silence Sox bats in Game 1
October 13, 2013, 3:15 am
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The Red Sox cruised through the ALDS on the backs of strong pitching and a balance, consistent offense.

It was a different story in the Game 1 of the ALCS. Oh, the pitching was good to be sure, but as for that balanced, consistent offense...

Not so much.

The Sox manage just one hit - a 1-out single in the ninth inning by Daniel Nava.

By that time, Anibal Sanchez and a collection of receivers has successfully mowed down the Sox lineup, finishing the night with 17 strikeouts.

Jon Lester allowed just a single run, but that was too much on a night when his counterpart was quite literally un-hittable.

The Sox and Tigers are back for Game 2 on Sunday at Fenway.