Red Sox take 1-0 lead on Jacoby Ellsbury single

The Boston Red Sox struck first in Game Six of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers, scoring the first run of the game in the bottom of the fifth on a Jacoby Ellsbury two-out single.

Xander Bogaerts started the rally with a two-out double against Max Scherzer. Bogaerts crushed a two-strike offering from Scherzer to left-center field, putting a runner on second with two outs. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports was impressed by the at-bat:

Ellsbury followed with the single to right field, and Bogaerts beat out the throw from Torii Hunter to score the first run of the game.

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