After entering the game when Kevin Youkilis was ejected for charging the mound, Mike Lowell hit two home runs on Tuesday night to lead the Boston Red Sox over the Detroit Tigers, 7-5.
Lowell hit a solo homer in the third to break a 3-3 tie, then added a two-run shot in the fifth to make it 6-3. He also scored on Jason Bay’s three-run homer after entering the game as a pinch-runner when Youkilis and Detroit starter Rick Porcello were ejected for sparking the second-inning melee.
Chris Lambert (0-1) gave up five runs and five hits and four walks in five innings, striking out three in relief after Porcello hit Youkilis in apparent retaliation for Junichi Tazawa’s plunking of Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera later left the game with a bruised left hand.