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Tigers Avoid Sweep By Beating Orioles, 6-2

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run double in a five-run eighth, as the Detroit Tigers came back to down the Baltimore Orioles, 6-2, in the finale of a three-game set at Comerica Park.

Brandon Inge added a two-run homer in the eighth and Casper Wells knocked in a run for Detroit, which was able to salvage a victory in the series and has won four of six overall.

Justin Verlander (16-8) picked up the win after tossing eight solid innings. The hard-throwing right-hander allowed two runs on five hits, walked one and fanned 11 in throwing 122 pitches -- 84 for strikes. He is now 3-0 in his last five starts and improved to 11-3 at home in 15 starts this season.

Jake Fox had an RBI triple for the Orioles, who had won six of seven entering the series finale.

Baltimore starter Chris Tillman allowed one run on one hit and six walks over 6 2/3 innings, but did not factor in the decision. He struck out four.