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MLB: Baltimore 8, Detroit 5

Aug. 14, 2011 at 4:41 PM   |   Comments

BALTIMORE, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Nick Markakis delivered four RBI while Nolan Reimold doubled twice and scored three runs Sunday, powering Baltimore to an 8-5 win over Detroit.

Markakis went 3-for-5 with a home run and Vladimir Guerrero knocked in a pair for Baltimore, which avoided three-game sweep at the hands of the Tigers picked up just its second win in eight tries.

Jo-Jo Reyes (6-9) pitched the O's to the victory, limiting Detroit to one run on four hits over six innings.

The Tigers' Doug Fister (4-13) absorbed the defeat after yielding eight runs (six earned) on 12 hits before being yanked after 5 2/3 innings.

Ramon Santiago contributed two RBI, including a solo homer, and Austin Jackson chipped in with three hits and a run batted in as American League Central-leading Detroit saw its three-game winning streak snapped.

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