|MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL|
|BOSTON RED SOX AT DETROIT TIGERS|
|GAME ID: 16 - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9TH, 1986 - GAME LOG|
The Detroit Tigers dealt the Boston Red Sox a 4-2 loss. Lou Whitaker was the star on offense. He was 2 for 4 with 2 home runs. He drove in 3 runs and scored twice. The win was credited to Willie Hernandez in relief. His record improves to 1-0.
Bruce Hurst took the loss. The win pushes Detroit to a record of 1-1. Whitaker had a game-changing home run in the bottom of the ninth. On a 2-2 curveball from Bruce Hurst, he banged a 2-run home run to left-center, giving the Tigers a 4-2 lead. It was the 2nd home run of the year for Whitaker.
"This place was rockin'," said Whitaker.