Red Sox Hit Eight Home Runs, Make Franchise History in 20-4 Rout of Tigers (Video)


September 5, 2013

The Red Sox sent 15 different players to the plate at some point during Thursday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers. Seven of those players hit a home run.

The Boston offense turned in its most impressive outing of the season Thursday, as the Sox absolutely hammered the American League Central-leading Tigers 20-4 in the series finale of a three-game set. When it was all said and done — the Tigers probably should have thrown in the towel at some point — the Red Sox had hit eight home runs.

The eight dingers matched a franchise record for home runs in a single game. The Red Sox also did it on the Fourth of July back in 1977.

Seven Red Sox players — Stephen Drew, Jacoby Ellsbury, David Ortiz (twice), Will Middlebrooks (grand slam), Daniel Nava, Ryan Lavarnway and Mike Napoli — hit a home run. It was the first time in franchise history that seven different players hit a home run in a game.

See all eight home runs in the video below.

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