Red Sox keep roster intact for ALCS

Boston, MA ( - The Boston Red Sox made no changes to their roster for the American League Championship Series against Detroit.

The same 25 men that took part in the four-game ALDS victory over Tampa Bay were kept for the ALCS.

Boston again went with 11 pitchers, including scheduled series starters Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, John Lackey and Jake Peavy. Also available for manager John Farrell will be Craig Breslow, Ryan Dempster, Felix Doubront, Franklin Morales, Junichi Tazawa, Brandon Workman and closer Koji Uehara.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia and David Ross are the only catchers on the roster, while the infielders include Mike Napoli, Dustin Pedroia, Stephen Drew, Will Middlebrooks and Xander Bogaerts.

The outfielders again active are Jacoby Ellsbury, Shane Victorino, Daniel Nava, Jonny Gomes, Mike Carp and Quintin Berry, along with designated hitter David Ortiz.