Tigers Edge Indians 6-5 in 14 Innings


0  Updated at 11:40 pm, August 7th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images(CLEVELAND) —  Prince Fielder’s two-run double in the 14th inning propelled the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians, their 11th-straight victory.

The win extended the team’s AL Central lead to six games over the Indians.

Miguel Cabrera added a two-run shot off Indians’ rookie Danny Salazar in the 8th-inning that put the Tigers up 4-3.  The Indians tied the game in the bottom of the frame and the game went into extras.

Jeremy Bonderman (2-3) pitched three innings for the Tigers.  He hasn’t pitched for them since Oct. 1, 2010.  Joaquin Benoit earned his 14th save of the season.

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