Boston found themselves trailing quickly as the Detroit bats came through in the first inning scoring one runner. Boston had a chance to come back in the 9th but they came up short.
Dan Petry(9-6) got credit for the victory, pitching 8 innings and allowing 1 run. Al Nipper(3-6) absorbed the loss. He saw his ERA jump from 5.13 to 5.47 as gave up 6 runs in 5 and 2/3 innings.