Detroit Sports Center Detroit Sports Center Home News > Tigers And Red Sox Tonight In The Motor City Tigers And Red Sox Tonight In The Motor City Posted on 6/6/2014 7:12:00 AM Duane Burleson/Getty Images The Tigers homestand continues tonight against Boston. The Red Sox are back in Detroit for the first time since the 2013 ALCS. Drew Smyly will get the start for the Tigers, while Boston counters with Rubby De La Rosa. Following five-straight losses, the Tigers are 2 ½ games ahead of the White Sox for first place in the AL Central. Following three-straight losses, Boston is nine games out in the AL East.