Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Zach Britton (53) pitches during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)
Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Chris Davis hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton
threw seven scoreless innings and the Orioles held on for a 3-2 win over the
Tigers on Saturday night.
Davis' blast in the seventh was the difference and Britton (2-1) got the win
after being called up from Triple-A Norfolk before the game, giving up six
hits and three walks with five strikeouts in his sixth start of the season.
Baltimore snapped a two-game losing streak, including a 5-3 loss in the series
opener on Friday, and moved to 10-4 in the last 14 games.
Jhonny Peralta had a two-run single in the eighth for the Tigers, who hit into
three double plays and had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Rick Porcello (9-8) gave up seven hits, including Davis' homer, and a walk
with six strikeouts in six-plus innings.
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