Justin Verlander allowed three runs on six hits -- four in the eighth -- in 7 2/3 frames. (AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
Justin Verlander cruised through seven innings before allowing three runs in the eighth, and it would've been more if not for Curtis Granderson's great catch that prevented the tying runs from scoring. Thanks to Ryan Raburn's two homers and Magglio Ordonez's shot, the Tigers set up a tiebreaker with the Twins on Tuesday.
BATTING 2B: Castro, R (8, Verlander). TB: Beckham; Wise; Rios; Ramirez, Al 2; Castro, R 2; Lillibridge. RBI:
Castro, R (25), Lillibridge 2 (3). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Quentin. GIDP: Rios. Team
RISP: 2-for-4. Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING CS: Lillibridge (3, 2nd base by Verlander/Laird).
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