Dan Shaughnessy What’s not to love about John Lackey now? ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jim Davis/Globe Staff John Lackey, seen in the second inning, pitched into the seventh. Jim Davis/Globe Staff John Lackey reacted as a power outage forced a delay early in the game. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Jonny Gomes beat out the throw to first base to break up Justin Verlander’s no-hitter in the fifth inning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff John Lackey got a pat on the back from Mike Napoli after getting the last out of the fifth inning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Justin Verlander is seen during the first inning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff John Farrell took John Lackey out of the game in the seventh inning. Lackey allowed no runs. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Jonny Gomes made a diving catch to rob Prince Fielder of a hit in the seventh inning. Stan Grossfeld/globe staff Jacoby Ellsbury returned safely to first as Prince Fielder took the throw. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Stephen Drew dove but couldn’t make the play on a seventh-inning single by Victor Martinez. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Mike Napoli hit a home run in the seventh inning for the game’s only run. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Napoli’s home run came off Tigers starter Justin Verlander. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Napoli’s drive was out of reach of Tigers left fielder Andy Dirks. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Napoli rounded the bases after his seventh-inning shot. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Napoli was congratulated by Jarrod Saltalamacchia after his home run. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Napoli received a celebratory tug on his beard at home plate from Saltalamacchia. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Jonny Gomes had a beard-tug waiting for Napoli. Barry Chin/Globe Staff David Ortiz and Napoli celebrated with a pull of Napoli's playoff beard. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Stephen Drew dove into second base with a seventh-inning double. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Dustin Pedroia turned a double play in the ninth inning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Koji Uehara received a high five from John Farrell after the win. Stan Grossfeld/globe staff Sox David Ortiz carried Uehara after he saved a 1-0 victory over Detroit. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Jonny Gomes, Jacoby Ellsbury, and right fielder Shane Victorino celebrated the win. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Koji Uehara, who recorded a four-out save, and Mike Napoli, who provided the only run of the game, leapt in celebration.