Red Sox take 3-2 series lead in ALCS

Red Sox take 3-2 series lead in ALCS
October 18, 2013, 12:00 am
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By NOAH TRISTER

AP Baseball Writer

DETROIT (AP) Mike Napoli's majestic homer began a rare early Boston breakthrough, Junichi Tazawa again bestedMiguel Cabrera in a crucial spot and the Red Sox moved within one win of reaching the World Series by edging the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Thursday night.

Boston returns to Fenway Park with a 3-2 lead in the AL championship series. Game 6 is Saturday with the Tigers'Max Scherzer facing the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz.

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