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Tigers Vs. Reds: 4-Run 8th Inning Gives Detroit 7-6 Win

The Detroit Tigers trailed 6-3 entering the top of the eighth inning, but a four-run explosion pushed them in front for the first time Sunday night in Cincinnati and earned them a 7-6 victory over the Reds. Austin Jackson drove home a pair of runs on a ground-rule double with the bases loaded to tie the game before Matt Young scored on a wild pitch from Aroldis Chapman.

The come-from-behind victory ruined a solid outing from Homer Bailey, who went 6.2 innings, but the Tigers scored three runs with two outs in the eighth. Two of the runs were charged to Chapman, which were just the second and third earned runs he has given up this year.

The bullpen got it done for Detroit since Drew Smyly had to leave the game after three innings with a blister. Brayan Villarreal earned the win on the mound for the Tigers with only one run given up in two innings. Jose Valverde earned the save.

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