Detroit Tigers’ Nicholas Castellanos throws to first for the out on Boston Red Sox’s Christian Vazquez during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Boston.
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Detroit Tigers’ Nicholas Castellanos throws to first for the out on Boston Red Sox’s Christian Vazquez during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Boston.

BOSTON — Justin Upton hit a grand slam off the right-field foul pole, Nicholas Castellanos hit a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers averted a sweep with an 8-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.

The Tigers halted a three-game losing streak in a contest that lasted 4 hours, 6 minutes. Boston had won 13 of 19 and seven of eight in Fenway Park.

Daniel Norris (3-4) held Boston to two runs over five innings, giving up seven hits with three walks and six strikeouts.

Drew Pomeranz (6-4) was tagged for six runs and eight hits in 4 1/3 innings, snapping his career-best three-game winning streak.

Hanley Ramirez had an RBI single and Dustin Pedroia a run-scoring double for Boston.

The first six innings took just over three hours, sending a large portion of fans streaming for the exits after the final out of the sixth.


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