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7:37 am
Mon September 13, 2010

Cabrera's double keys 6-2 win for Tigers

DETROIT – Miguel Cabrera hit a bases-loaded double in a five-run eighth inning that backed Justin Verlander's 16th win, and the Detroit Tigers got back to .500 with a a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

With Detroit railing 2-1, Will Rhymes singled off Mike Gonzalez (0-3) leading off the eighth, Ryan Raburn doubled and reliever David Hernandez got ahead 1-2 in the count to pinch-hitter Austin Jackson before loading the bases with a walk.

Cabrera lined a three-run double into the left-center field gap on the next pitch, raising his major league-leading total to 116 RBIs.

Two outs later, Brandon Inge hit a two-run homer off Alfredo Simon, Inge's 11th home run this the season.