JEFF BERLINICKE, Associated Press
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — In a spring training game that ended with neither team sure who won, the Detroit Tigers were awarded a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves in a rain-shortened exhibition Wednesday.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
Hernan Perez hit a two-run, two-out single in the top of the ninth inning that put the Tigers ahead.
The game was stopped with two outs in the bottom of the ninth with a Braves runner on first base, and it never resumed.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Can You Expect Another Relief Payment?
During the regular season, the game would have been suspended and completed later. The Braves asked the Elias Sports Bureau for a ruling — with no resumption in sight, the Braves said Elias told them Detroit was declared the winner.
Neither manager questioned the decision, either.
Victor Martinez got two hits, drove in two runs and stole a base for the Tigers. Braves starter Freddy Garcia struck out two in two hitless innings.MORE NEWS: Michigan Leaders Speak On The Death Of Colin Powell
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