April 06, 2012
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The Red Sox walked off the field after Detroit’s Danny Worth scored the game-winning run.
Austin Jackson ripped a bases-loaded single in the ninth inning to give the Tigers the win.
Starter Jon Lester reacted after giving up a run to break a scoreless tie in the seventh.
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Red Sox third baseman Nick Punto couldn't reach a hit by the Tigers' Austin Jackson.
Dustin Pedroia landed on the Tigers' Austin Jackson after converting a double play in the first inning.
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Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander was in a pitching duel with the Red Sox' Jon Lester through most of the game.
Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester threw a pitch during the second inning.
New Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder hit a single in the second inning off of Lester.
The Tigers lined up as they were introduced during pregame festivities at Comerica Park in Detroit.
Red Sox DH David Ortiz (left) had some fun with Tigers manager Jim Leyland prior to the teams' Opening Day meeting.
David Ortiz pinched Tigers slugger Delmon Young's cheeks before the game.
Some of the Red Sox stretched together before the game.
Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez signed some autographs after batting practice.
Two Tigers fans celebrated Opening Day with baseball-themed hats.