Tigers end Orioles' 5-game winning streak with 7-5 victory

BALTIMORE (AP) The Detroit Tigers appear to be saving their best baseball for rainy days.

Justin Upton homered and drove in two runs, and Detroit shook off two rain delays and a triple play in a 7-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.

Ian Kinsler hit his 45th career leadoff home run for the Tigers, who built a 7-0 lead in the third inning and ended Baltimore's five-game winning streak.

After enduring nearly five hours of rain delays Wednesday in a 2-0 win at Yankee Stadium, Detroit ran into more troublesome weather at Camden Yards. The game began 43 minutes late, and only four batters went to the plate before another shower produced a stoppage of 59 minutes.

The final pitch came after midnight, just about five hours beyond the scheduled starting time.

But the final result made it all worth it for the Tigers.

''We've had some pretty long days at the ballpark last couple days, but we've been playing pretty good baseball,'' Kinsler said.

Baltimore's second triple play of the season occurred in the second inning. With runners on first and second, Tigers catcher James McCann hit a grounder to third baseman Manny Machado, who stepped on third and whipped a throw to second baseman Jonathan Schoop. The relay to Chris Davis beat McCann to complete the around-the-horn triple play.

That proved to be one of the few highlights for the Orioles, who were trying to reach .500 for the first time since June 29.

Tim Beckham had three hits, including his first homer with Baltimore to make it 7-5 in the eighth, but the Orioles could not complete the comeback.

Kinsler got Detroit started with a drive to left field off Chris Tillman (1-7), moving past Brady Anderson into sole possession of sixth place for career leadoff homers.

Upton connected one out later, and Miguel Cabrera struck out before the rain came.

''The rain helped us at the beginning of the game,'' Kinsler said. ''We had scored two runs going into the rain delay.''

Cabrera doubled in two runs in a five-run third that ended Tillman's ineffective outing. He allowed seven runs, five earned, in two-plus innings and has gone 14 straight starts without a win.

''You keep waiting for him,'' Baltimore manager Buck Showalter said. ''It's tough because you've got a guy who's really got a track record of pitching well for us over an extended period of time and he's just not doing it right now.''

Tillman knows it.

''It's killing me right now. It really is,'' he said.

Despite being spotted a big lead, Detroit starter Matthew Boyd couldn't make it out of the fifth inning. He was lifted after his fourth walk and replaced by Warwick Saupold (3-1), who pitched 1 2/3 innings.

''You can't be walking guys,'' Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said about Boyd. ''Early on, I thought he was going to be fine. The first inning, he looked real good. But he just lost command of the ball.''

Shane Greene worked a perfect ninth for his third save.

SWING AND FALL

Machado took a big cut at an off-speed, 3-2 pitch in the first inning and fell on his back at the plate after failing to make contact. He wore a sheepish smile as he headed to the dugout.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Tigers: RHP Michael Fulmer (elbow) was placed on the 10-day disabled list. An MRI revealed no ligament damage, and he anticipates a quick return.

Orioles: DH Mark Trumbo (rib cage strain) is ''pretty much pain free,'' according to Showalter, who would like to see the slugger play a couple of rehab games before coming off the DL.

UP NEXT

Tigers: Justin Verlander (6-7, 4.29 ERA) pitches Friday night in Baltimore looking to build on his last outing, when the six-time All-Star blanked Houston over six innings to end a five-start winless streak.

Orioles: Kevin Gausman (8-7, 5.37 ERA) tries to win his fourth straight start. He has allowed one run over the last 20 2/3 innings.

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DET50-57
205000000780
BAL53-55
002100110591
  • W: W. Saupold (3-1)L: C. Tillman (1-7)S: S. Greene (3)
  • HR: DET - I. Kinsler (10), J. Upton (19), BAL - T. Beckham (13)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
I. Kinsler 2B32111100.244.326.393.7198.0
J. Adduci RF21000200.270.352.413.7652.0
J. Upton LF42121001.279.367.518.8848.0
M. Cabrera 1B41120010.256.340.418.7584.5
N. Castellanos 3B40000001.241.307.435.7420.0
A. Romine 3B00000000.226.290.344.6340.0
V. Martinez DH40200000.262.332.381.7133.0
M. Mahtook CF30110010.286.343.459.8021.5
J. McCann C40100003.251.321.452.7741.0
J. Iglesias SS41100011.263.295.363.6571.5
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    A. Jones CF31200200.272.313.450.7636.0
    M. Machado 3B40020013.248.312.439.7511.5
    J. Schoop 2B40110112.305.355.555.9103.5
    T. Mancini DH40000025.298.347.518.865-1.0
    C. Davis 1B21000200.222.323.444.7682.0
    T. Beckham SS41311011.271.323.438.7618.5
    J. Rickard RF40000014.246.282.349.630-0.5
    W. Castillo C30110001.280.316.435.7512.0
    C. Gentry LF42200022.211.296.296.5928.0
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Cabrera (17), V. Martinez (15)
      • HR - I. Kinsler (10), J. Upton (19)
      • SF - M. Mahtook (2)
      • RBI - I. Kinsler (30), J. Upton 2 (71), M. Cabrera 2 (52), M. Mahtook (24)
      BATTING
      • 2B - A. Jones (15), J. Schoop (28), T. Beckham (8), C. Gentry (3)
      • HR - T. Beckham (13)
      • SF - M. Machado (6), W. Castillo
      • RBI - M. Machado 2 (55), J. Schoop (79), T. Beckham (39), W. Castillo (34)
      • 2-Out RBI - J. Schoop (32)
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - J. Adduci
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - C. Gentry 2 (5)
      • CS - C. Davis
      FIELDING
      • E - T. Beckham (12)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Boyd4.15334605.351.653.0
      W. Saupold (W, 3-1)1.22111003.381.206.0
      E. Mujica (H, 1)2.02110214.501.004.0
      S. Greene (S, 3)1.00000002.541.1710.0
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Boyd4.1
      W. Saupold (W, 3-1)1.2
      E. Mujica (H, 1)2.0
      S. Greene (S, 3)1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      C. Tillman (L, 1-7)2.06752128.102.04-11.5
      M. Castro6.01001202.730.9720.0
      R. Bleier1.01000001.561.212.0
      PITCHERSIP
      C. Tillman (L, 1-7)2.0
      M. Castro6.0
      R. Bleier1.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Boyd 91-51, W. Saupold 28-16, E. Mujica 21-16, S. Greene 7-6
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - W. Saupold 2-2, E. Mujica 2-2, S. Greene 1-2
      • Batters Faced - M. Boyd 21, W. Saupold 7, E. Mujica 8, S. Greene 3
      PITCHING
      • WP - C. Tillman (10)
      • Pitches-Strikes - C. Tillman 64-34, M. Castro 69-41, R. Bleier 19-13
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Tillman 4-0, M. Castro 7-8, R. Bleier 1-2
      • Batters Faced - C. Tillman 13, M. Castro 19, R. Bleier 4
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      DET50-57
      205000000780
      BAL53-55
      002100110591
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      I. Kinsler 2B32111100.244.326.393.7198.0
      J. Adduci RF21000200.270.352.413.7652.0
      J. Upton LF42121001.279.367.518.8848.0
      M. Cabrera 1B41120010.256.340.418.7584.5
      N. Castellanos 3B40000001.241.307.435.7420.0
      A. Romine 3B00000000.226.290.344.6340.0
      V. Martinez DH40200000.262.332.381.7133.0
      M. Mahtook CF30110010.286.343.459.8021.5
      J. McCann C40100003.251.321.452.7741.0
      J. Iglesias SS41100011.263.295.363.6571.5
      Total327862336-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        A. Jones CF31200200.272.313.450.7636.0
        M. Machado 3B40020013.248.312.439.7511.5
        J. Schoop 2B40110112.305.355.555.9103.5
        T. Mancini DH40000025.298.347.518.865-1.0
        C. Davis 1B21000200.222.323.444.7682.0
        T. Beckham SS41311011.271.323.438.7618.5
        J. Rickard RF40000014.246.282.349.630-0.5
        W. Castillo C30110001.280.316.435.7512.0
        C. Gentry LF42200022.211.296.296.5928.0
        Total3259515818-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - M. Cabrera (17), V. Martinez (15)
          • HR - I. Kinsler (10), J. Upton (19)
          • SF - M. Mahtook (2)
          • RBI - I. Kinsler (30), J. Upton 2 (71), M. Cabrera 2 (52), M. Mahtook (24)
          BATTING
          • 2B - A. Jones (15), J. Schoop (28), T. Beckham (8), C. Gentry (3)
          • HR - T. Beckham (13)
          • SF - M. Machado (6), W. Castillo
          • RBI - M. Machado 2 (55), J. Schoop (79), T. Beckham (39), W. Castillo (34)
          • 2-Out RBI - J. Schoop (32)
          BASERUNNING
          • CS - J. Adduci
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - C. Gentry 2 (5)
          • CS - C. Davis
          FIELDING
          • E - T. Beckham (12)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          M. Boyd4.15334605.351.653.0
          W. Saupold (W, 3-1)1.22111003.381.206.0
          E. Mujica (H, 1)2.02110214.501.004.0
          S. Greene (S, 3)1.00000002.541.1710.0
          Total9.0955581---
          PITCHERSIP
          M. Boyd4.1
          W. Saupold (W, 3-1)1.2
          E. Mujica (H, 1)2.0
          S. Greene (S, 3)1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          C. Tillman (L, 1-7)2.06752128.102.04-11.5
          M. Castro6.01001202.730.9720.0
          R. Bleier1.01000001.561.212.0
          Total9.0875332---
          PITCHERSIP
          C. Tillman (L, 1-7)2.0
          M. Castro6.0
          R. Bleier1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - M. Boyd 91-51, W. Saupold 28-16, E. Mujica 21-16, S. Greene 7-6
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - W. Saupold 2-2, E. Mujica 2-2, S. Greene 1-2
          • Batters Faced - M. Boyd 21, W. Saupold 7, E. Mujica 8, S. Greene 3
          PITCHING
          • WP - C. Tillman (10)
          • Pitches-Strikes - C. Tillman 64-34, M. Castro 69-41, R. Bleier 19-13
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Tillman 4-0, M. Castro 7-8, R. Bleier 1-2
          • Batters Faced - C. Tillman 13, M. Castro 19, R. Bleier 4
          • 8TH INNING
            Beckham homered to right75
          • 7TH INNING
            Machado reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Gentry scored, Jones out at second74
          • 4TH INNING
            Castillo hit sacrifice fly to center, Davis scored, Beckham to third73
          • 3RD INNING
            Schoop doubled to deep right center, Jones scored72
            Machado hit sacrifice fly to center, Gentry scored71
            Mahtook hit sacrifice fly to right, Cabrera scored70
            Cabrera doubled to deep right, Adduci and Upton scored60
            Upton safe at first on shortstop Beckham fielding error, Iglesias and Kinsler scored, Adduci to second40
          • 1ST INNING
            Upton homered to center20
            Kinsler homered to left10
          • 9TH INNING
            • Richard Bleier relieved Miguel Castro
            • V. Martinez: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Martinez lined out to second
            • M. Mahtook: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Mahtook flied out to deep center
            • J. McCann: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, McCann singled to left center
            • J. Iglesias: Strike looking, Foul, Iglesias grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Shane Greene relieved Edward Mujica
            • Andrew Romine at third
            • A. Jones: Ball, Strike looking, Jones popped out to second
            • M. Machado: Strike swinging, Machado lined out to second
            • J. Schoop: Strike looking, Schoop grounded out to shortstop
            • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • M. Castro Pitching:
            • J. Upton: Upton flied out to deep right
            • M. Cabrera: Ball, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop
            • N. Castellanos: Strike swinging, Ball, Castellanos flied out to deep center
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • E. Mujica Pitching:
            • C. Davis: Davis lined out to center
            • T. Beckham: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Beckham homered to right
            • J. Rickard: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Rickard struck out swinging
            • W. Castillo: Castillo singled to left
            • C. Gentry: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Gentry struck out swinging
            • End of the 8th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • M. Castro Pitching:
            • J. Iglesias: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Iglesias grounded out to third
            • I. Kinsler: Strike looking, Kinsler grounded out to second
            • J. Adduci: Ball, Adduci grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • W. Saupold Pitching:
            • C. Gentry: Strike looking, Ball, Gentry doubled to deep right center
            • A. Jones: Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Gentry stole third, Foul, Ball, Jones walked
            • Edward Mujica relieved Warwick Saupold
            • M. Machado: Machado reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Gentry scored, Jones out at second
            • J. Schoop: Schoop lined out to third
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Mancini reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Machado out at second
            • End of the 7th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • M. Castro Pitching:
            • V. Martinez: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Martinez fouled out to third
            • M. Mahtook: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Mahtook struck out swinging
            • J. McCann: Ball, Ball, McCann lined out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • W. Saupold Pitching:
            • C. Davis: Ball, Ball, Davis flied out to deep left
            • T. Beckham: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Beckham singled to center
            • J. Rickard: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Rickard lined out to left
            • W. Castillo: Pickoff attempt, Castillo reached on fielder's choice to third, Beckham out at second
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • M. Castro Pitching:
            • J. Upton: Strike looking, Ball, Upton grounded out to third
            • M. Cabrera: Foul, Foul, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop
            • N. Castellanos: Castellanos lined out to center
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Boyd Pitching:
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Jones doubled to deep left
            • M. Machado: Foul, Machado flied out to left
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Schoop walked
            • Warwick Saupold relieved Matthew Boyd
            • T. Mancini: Mancini grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Schoop out at second
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • M. Castro Pitching:
            • J. Iglesias: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Iglesias struck out swinging
            • I. Kinsler: Ball, Ball, Kinsler grounded out to third
            • J. Adduci: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Adduci walked
            • J. Upton: Strike looking, Ball, Adduci caught stealing, catcher to second
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Boyd Pitching:
            • C. Davis: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Davis walked
            • T. Beckham: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Beckham doubled to deep left, Davis to third
            • J. Rickard: Strike looking, Rickard lined out to shortstop
            • W. Castillo: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Castillo hit sacrifice fly to center, Davis scored, Beckham to third
            • C. Gentry: Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Gentry struck out swinging
            • End of the 4th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • C. Tillman Pitching:
            • J. Iglesias: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Iglesias singled to left
            • I. Kinsler: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kinsler walked, Iglesias to second
            • J. Adduci: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Adduci walked, Iglesias to third, Kinsler to second
            • J. Upton: Upton safe at first on shortstop Beckham fielding error, Iglesias and Kinsler scored, Adduci to second
            • M. Cabrera: Foul, Ball, Adduci to third, Upton to second on wild pitch, Ball, Cabrera doubled to deep right, Adduci and Upton scored
            • Miguel Castro relieved Chris Tillman
            • N. Castellanos: Ball, Castellanos flied out to left
            • V. Martinez: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Martinez singled to right, Cabrera to third
            • M. Mahtook: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Mahtook hit sacrifice fly to right, Cabrera scored
            • J. McCann: Foul, Ball, McCann flied out to right
            • Middle of the 3rd (5 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
            • M. Boyd Pitching:
            • W. Castillo: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Castillo flied out to center
            • C. Gentry: Ball, Ball, Gentry reached on bunt single to shortstop
            • A. Jones: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Jones walked, Gentry to second
            • M. Machado: Foul, Strike looking, Gentry stole third, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Machado hit sacrifice fly to center, Gentry scored
            • J. Schoop: Schoop doubled to deep right center, Jones scored
            • T. Mancini: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Mancini struck out swinging
            • End of the 3rd (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • C. Tillman Pitching:
            • V. Martinez: Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Martinez doubled to deep left
            • M. Mahtook: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Mahtook reached on an infield single to shortstop
            • J. McCann: Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, McCann grounded into triple play third to second to first, Martinez out at third, Mahtook out at second
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Boyd Pitching:
            • C. Davis: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Davis walked
            • T. Beckham: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Beckham struck out swinging
            • J. Rickard: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rickard flied out to right
            • W. Castillo: Ball, Ball, Davis caught stealing, catcher to second
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • C. Tillman Pitching:
            • I. Kinsler: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Kinsler homered to left
            • J. Adduci: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Adduci grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Upton: Foul, Ball, Upton homered to center
            • M. Cabrera: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Cabrera struck out swinging
            • N. Castellanos: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Castellanos grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 1st (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • M. Boyd Pitching:
            • A. Jones: Ball, Foul, Foul, Jones singled to shallow right
            • M. Machado: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Machado struck out swinging
            • J. Schoop: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Schoop struck out swinging
            • T. Mancini: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Mancini struck out swinging
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)