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Reuters Boston’s Mike Napoli scores on a wild pitch against the Detroit Tigers during the third inning of Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Thursday at Comerica Park in Detroit.

Red Sox take 3-2 series lead

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DETROIT — Mike Napoli ignited a three-run second inning with a leadoff home run, and Koji Uehara logged a five-out save Thursday night, leading the Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers that gives Boston a 3-2 lead in the American League Championship Series.

Game 6 is scheduled for Saturday at Fenway Park, which would be the site of Game 7 if necessary.

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