Tigers blues chase second win, 15-14
The Tigers, who went three games unbeaten against the Blue Jays since the Red Sox, opened the scoring off a two-run home run from David Murphy in the fifth inning.
Boston tied the game in the sixth on a two-run homer by Carlos Lee.
The Orioles, who scored nine of their first 10 hits against the Blue Jays, closed out the sixth with five walks and a hit-by-pitch against Mike Napoli.
“I thought the guys stepped it up,” said Baltimore manager Buck Showalter. “It is obviously tough but with four in the seventh and the whole team starting to settle in, the first place you hope is to score some runs and take some of the pressure off yourself.”
The Tigers entered this game with a 3.15 ERA against the Orioles. They scored just nine runs in their first four at Camden Yards — six of them on homers.
Baltimore’s Mark Trumbo, who is leading the majors with제천안마 29 homers this season, had a leadoff double in the fifth when Ryan Flaherty grounded out to second to end a scoreless frame in the third. His homer in the sixth gave the Lions their first lead since the seventh inning on July 15.
Then in the bottom half, Jayson Werth and Justin Smoak reached base to end the threat, but Baltimore tied it in the ninth.
Homer Lee drove in a run on a sacrifice fly in the ninth with Mike Napoli throwing out the side after a fielder’s choice.
Napoli has hit a walk-off home run in four of his last five games.
Baltimore went on a 10-0 run in the 12th inning, hitting all five of its walks to take a 15-14 lead. Matt Wieters doubled to left in the top of the inning.
The Tigers answered in the bottom half with a pair of singles to tie the game at 4-4, then hit an RBI single to right fielder Justin Smoak in the fourth to put Detroit up 5-4.
Tigers starting pitcher Tommy Milone (0-2) allowed three runs on seven hits in seven innings. His previous start was 3-0.
After a walk to second baseman Ben Revere, Napoli, who was hitting only.200 on the seaso