FORT MYERS, Fla. – Max Scherzer gave two runs pitching into the fifth inning, Ryan Raburn hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat a Boston Red Sox split-squad 8-3 Friday.
Scherzer allowed two hits and three walks in 4 1-3 innings He struck out two.
Clay Buchholz yielded three runs — one earned — and five hits in four innings. He walked two and struck out one.
Brennan Boesch and Andy Dirks also homered for the Tigers.
Boston's Ryan Kalish had two hits, a walk, scored a runs and stole two bases.