CINCINNATI (AP) – Scooter Gennett hit a tying two-run homer, and Eugenio Suarez also connected on the next pitch – a hit originally ruled a double but changed to a homer on review – as the Cincinnati Reds rallied to a 5-3 victory Wednesday and a two-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers.

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The Reds moved ahead in the all-time series 13-11, with two games left at Comerica Park starting July 31.

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Tyler Mahle (6-6) overcame a pair of solo homers to remain unbeaten in four June starts. The rookie has allowed a total of four earned runs while going 3-0 in the month. He struck out eight in six innings.

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Raisel Iglesias gave up a hit in the ninth while earning his 11th save in 13 chances.

The Reds managed only a pair of singles through the first five innings before getting to Michael Fulmer (3-6). Gennett connected with two outs for his 13th homer, tying it 2-2. Suarez hit Fulmer’s next pitch to left field, with the ball landing on the top of the wall and bouncing back into play.

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The Reds sounded their home run siren and shot off fireworks, but the umpires ruled the ball was in play and stopped Suarez at second base. After a review of 1 minute, 12 seconds, the hit was ruled a homer – replays indicated the ball skipped off the top of the wall and deflected off a railing behind it.

Photo gallery of the game.

Adam Duvall added a homer in the eighth.

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Jeimer Candelario and Niko Goodrum had solo shots off Mahle as Detroit’s offense was limited for a second straight game. The Tigers had brought a season-high five-game winning streak into the interleague series.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Tigers: Right-handed reliever Drew VerHagen was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a broken nose suffered Tuesday night when he was hit by a thrown ball while covering first base. Right-handed reliever Johnny Barbato was called up from Triple-A Toledo. He gave up Duvall’s homer in the eighth.

Reds: Manager Jim Riggleman and the training staff are developing a rehab plan for starter Homer Bailey, who has been sidelined since June 2 with a sore right knee. He’s 1-7 with a 6.68 ERA.

UP NEXT

Tigers: After a day off, the Tigers start a weekend series in Cleveland, where they’ve lost 20 of their past 26 games, including their past seven. Mike Fiers (5-3) is 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA in two starts at Progressive Field.

Reds: Matt Harvey (1-5) makes his eighth start for the Reds, who open a four-game series against the Cubs at Great American Ball Park. Harvey has lost his past three decisions for the Reds, who got him from the Mets in a trade for catcher Devin Mesoraco on May 8.

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