Sutton had been pushed to the limit in the top half of the seventh, but reliever Billy Bilodeau came on and got three straight outs
with the bases loaded.
He struck out eight and walked none in seven shutout innings before Cishek got three straight outs
for his sixth save.
After Schumacher got three straight outs
to start the game, Churchill's offense rewarded him with a pair of first-inning runs thanks to Thompson's homer that followed the first of three doubles in three straight at-bats for Kreitz.
Britton gave up a one-out double to Xander Bogaerts in the sixth and got three straight outs
in the seventh, the only time all day that Boston went down in order.
Udell then closed out the game from the mound, getting three straight outs
after Patrick Cooley led off the bottom of the eighth with a double for Marist.
Detroit's Jose Alvarez allowed two runs and five hits in five innings in his second big league start, and Luke Putkonen got five straight outs