Jim Leyland (left) and pitching coach Chuck Hernandez look on during the Tigers' 16-8 defeat. (AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
Zach Miner had been a pleasant surprise in the Tigers' rotation so far this season, but his start on Sunday was a surprisingly short one, as the Orioles scored five runs in the first two innings. The Detroit bullpen fared little better, as the Orioles rocked Tigers pitching to the tune of 16 runs on 22 hits, five of them homers.
a-Grounded into a double play for Roberts, B in the 7th.
BATTING 2B: Roberts, B (45, Miner), Markakis 2 (39, Miner, Miner), Huff (36, Miner), Mora 2 (27, Lopez,
A, Lopez, A), Scott (22, Lopez, A). HR: Mora 2 (20, 4th inning off Fossum, 0 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Beltran,
F, 1 on, 0 out), Scott 2 (21, 4th inning off Fossum, 2 on, 1 out; 7th inning off Beltran, F, 0 on, 0 out), Huff (26, 5th inning
off Lopez, A, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Roberts, B 3; Markakis 5; Mora 13; Huff 6; Millar; Scott 10; Hernandez, Ra 2; Payton
2; Cintron 2. RBI: Markakis (76), Mora 6 (91), Millar 2 (65), Hernandez, Ra (50), Scott 4 (51), Huff 2 (84). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Cintron; Hernandez, Ra 2; Payton; Millar 2. GIDP: Cintron; Castro, Ju. Team
RISP: 6-for-18. Team LOB: 12.
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