Orioles Edge Tigers 3-2
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DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – One swing of the bat made the difference as the Detroit Tigers fall to the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Saturday.
As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – Jhonny Peralta hit a two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning but it wasn’t enough to overcome the 3-run shot by Chris Davis off of Rick Porcello in the seventh.
The loss snapped the Tigers’ four-game winning streak.
Adam Jones and Matt Wieters opened the seventh inning with consecutive singles off Rick Porcello (9-8). Davis then drove a 1-1 pitch over the wall in left for his 19th homer, erasing the scoreless tie.
Zach Britton (2-1) struck out five in seven sparkling innings and Jim Johnson got three outs for his 36th save.
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