(DETROIT, MI) (WKZO) - Max Scherzer wasn't at his best...but it was good enough..as the Tigers defeated Boston, 8-6. Scherzer scattered 11 hits and struck out 9, as Detroit won its second straight against the Red Sox. Miguel Cabrera, Nick Castellanos, and Austin Jackson all had three hits each, as Tiger batters smacked Boston pitchers around for 16 hits. Scherzer moved to 7-2 for the season, and Joe Nathan continued to struggle, giving up four hits and two runs in the 9th before closing out the Red Sox. The two teams play the final game of the series on Sunday, with Detroit looking for the sweep. Broadcast time is 7:40 pm on 590 WKZO.