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Did you know? ALCS Game 2: BOS 6, DET 5

Did you know? ALCS Game 2: BOS 6, DET 5

Did you know? ALCS Game 2: BOS 6, DET 5

A look at some notable facts and figures from the Boston Red Sox's 6-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Sunday.

David Ortiz hit his first career postseason grand slam. It was the third game-tying grand slam in postseason history and the first in the eighth inning or later.

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• Ortiz has now driven in 54 runs in his postseason career, second among actives behind Derek Jeter (61) and in fifth behind all-time leader Bernie Williams (80).

Jarrod Saltalamacchia's walk-off single delivered the 12th walk-off win in the postseason for the Red Sox and the first since J.D. Drew's walk-off single secured a win in Game 5 of the ALCS in 2008.

• The Tigers took a 5-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth. Teams with a five-run lead in postseason games are 459-14 (.970).

Miguel Cabrera has now reached base in 31 straight postseason games with the Tigers, extending his Major League record.

• Cabrera has 22 postseason RBIs, tying Hank Greenberg's Tigers record.

• Cabrera's eighth postseason home run tied Delmon Young's Tigers record.

• Detroit pitchers had thrown 23 scoreless innings before giving up a run in the sixth, a postseason franchise record. The Major League record for consecutive scoreless innings pitched in the postseason is 33, set by the Orioles in the 1966 World Series sweep of the Dodgers.

• Detroit is the first team in history to have a no-hitter through five innings in three consecutive postseason games.

• The Red Sox are the first team to be held hitless through five innings in consecutive postseason games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Prince Fielder's double in the sixth inning was his first extra-base hit in the postseason since Game 4 of the 2012 ALDS, spanning 61 at-bats.

• Detroit set a postseason franchise record with four extra-base hits in the sixth inning.

• Detroit's starting pitchers have recorded more than 10 strikeouts in three consecutive postseason games, a Major League record.

Max Scherzer is the third pitcher in history to record at least 11 strikeouts in back-to-back postseason starts, joining Justin Verlander and Cliff Lee.

Bobby Nightengale is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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