April 7, 1986
The 1986 season did not get off to quite the start the Detroit Tigers had hoped, with an opening day loss to the Boston Red Sox at Tiger Stadium. The final score was 2-1.
Starting Pitcher Roger Clemens was named player of the game for Boston. Clemens scattered 4 hits over 9 innings for the Red Sox. With the win, Clemens moves to 1-0 on the year with 5 strikeouts.
"We'll grab a cold one tonight and go after another win tomorrow," Clemens said.
|Boston Red Sox (1-0)||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||7||1|
|Detroit Tigers (0-1)||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||1||4||0|
|Player of the Game: Roger Clemens|
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Weather: Clear skies (51 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 10 mph
Start Time: 1:05 pm EST