By DAVID GINSBURG/AP Sports Writer
BALTIMORE (AP) – J.D. Martinez and Miguel Cabrera homered on consecutive pitches in the eighth inning, and the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Orioles 6-5 Sunday to end Baltimore’s seven-game winning streak.READ MORE: A Look Into Cost Of Prescription Drugs Following Passage Of Inflation Reduction Act
The home runs came against Darren O’Day, who fanned the first two batters in the eighth with Baltimore up 5-4. O’Day (2-1) thought he struck out the side when Martinez checked his swing with two strikes, but first base umpire Mark Wegner ruled the batter did not go around.
Martinez hit the sidearmer’s next pitch over the center-field wall, and Cabrera followed with a drive to left.READ MORE: New Federal Rules On Ghost Guns Are Set To Take Effect Next Week
The victory was only the second in 13 games for the Tigers, who stranded 11 and went 3 for 11 with runners in scoring position.
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