Tigers avoid sweep, beat Red Sox 7-5

Cabrera, Fielder hit back-to-back HR's

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BOSTON, Mass. - Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder homered on consecutive pitches to cap a five-run fifth inning Wednesday night, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5 to avoid a three-game sweep.

Delmon Young added a solo homer for Detroit, which won for just the second time in seven games.

Carl Crawford hit a solo homer for the Red Sox, who had a four-game winning streak halted.

Cody Ross, Will Middlebrooks and Pedro Ciriaco had RBI singles for Boston.

The Tigers finished 2-5 in Fenway Park and were 5-5 overall in the season series against the Red Sox.

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