Red Sox vs. Tigers, ALCS Game 4 score update: Detroit jumps out to 5-0 lead over Boston after 2 innings

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Tigers put five on the board in the second inning as Jake Peavy's command betrayed him.

The Detroit Tigers hold a 5-0 lead over the Boston Red Sox after two innings in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday.

Jake Peavy found himself in a bases-loaded, nobody-out jam after surrendering a lead-off single to Austin Jackson and walks to Jhonny Peralta and Alex Avila. Peavy got some help from centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who saved at least one run with this terrific catch:

Ellsbury_medium

Unfortunately for the Red Sox, the defense couldn't bail Peavy out again.

Dustin Pedroia booted a grounder off the bat of Jose Iglesias that might have turned into a double play, but instead resulted in only one out and another Tigers run. Detroit's 2-0 lead became 4-0 when Torii Hunter laced a double down the left-field line in the next at-bat.

Miguel Cabrera added one more on a soft liner into center, which plated Hunter.

Doug Fister allowed a lead-off double to Mike Napoli in the second inning, but bounced back to retire Daniel Nava, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Stephen Drew in order to end the threat. Fister worked around a two-out single by Pedroia in the first.

Before all the damage was done, Peavy caught Miguel Cabrera looking on a slider, after starting the at-bat with five consecutive fastballs, to highlight a perfect first inning.

Filthy_medium

More from SB Nation MLB:

Power surge keeps Dodgers alive | More NLCS coverage

Red Sox get by stingy Verlander | More ALCS coverage

Neyer: The bad call that may have killed the Tigers

Goldman: Aaron Boone and the anniversary of much regret

Meet Sir Bam Bam, who may be the future of big league managing

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.