By DAVID GINSBURG/AP Sports Writer

BALTIMORE (AP) – Chris Tillman pitched seven innings of five-hit ball, Adam Jones broke up a scoreless duel with a sixth-inning homer off Justin Verlander and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Detroit Tigers 1-0 Friday night.

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Tillman (5-1) struck out seven and walked two to win his fourth straight start and provide Baltimore with its second six-game winning streak of the season. Tillman has a 1.33 ERA with 32 strikeouts in his last four outings.

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Darren O’Day worked the eighth and Zach Britton got three straight outs for his 10th save.
Verlander (2-4) went the distance, allowing four hits, striking out eight and walking two in eight innings. He came in 7-0 in eight career starts at Camden Yards.

 

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