BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz hit a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning before Jarrod Saltalamacchia (sahl-tah-lah-MAH’-kee-uh) supplied a walkoff single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Boston Red Sox a 6-5 win over the Detroit Tigers. The Red Sox managed to even the American League Championship Series at a game apiece despite Max Scherzer, who took a no-hitter into the sixth and held Boston to two hits while striking out 13 in seven innings. Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila homered for the Tigers, who host Game 3 on Tuesday.
UNDATED (AP) — There are just two unbeaten teams in the NFL after Tom Brady heaved a 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with five seconds left in New England’s 30-27 win over the New Orleans Saints. The Denver Broncos improved to 6-0 as Peyton Manning threw for two touchdowns and Knowshon (NOH’-shahn) Moreno ran for three others in a 35-19 win against Jacksonville. Jamaal Charles ran for two touchdowns and Kansas City recorded 10 sacks in a 24-7 win over the Raiders that leaves the Chiefs 6-0.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are 0-3-3 after Al Montoya stopped 23 shots in Winnipeg’s 3-0 shutout of the Devils. Evander Kane scored the Jets’ first two goals, including an empty-netter with 57 seconds left before Andrew Ladd capped the scoring. Also in the NHL yesterday, Phoenix made it three straight wins by downing Carolina 5-3, Corey Perry scored twice in Anaheim’s 4-1 win against Ottawa and Ben Scrivens claimed his third career shutout in the Kings’ 3-0 win at Florida.
SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Walker closed with a 5-under-par 66 for a 17-under total to win the Frys.com Open by two strokes over Vijay Singh (VEE’-jay sing). Walker’s first career victory in 188 PGA starts gives him a berth in the Masters, allows him to crack the top 50 for the first time and gets him a spot in the Tournament of Champions in Maui.
Cary, N.C. (AP) — Russ Cochran holed a 5-foot putt on the final hole for his fourth straight birdie and a one-stroke victory over David Frost in the SAS Championship. The 54-year-old Cochran closed with a 5-under 67 to finish at 17-under-par. The left-hander has five Champions Tour victories after winning once on the PGA Tour.