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MLB: Baltimore 8, Detroit 6 (13 innings)

July 14, 2012 at 10:21 PM

BALTIMORE, July 14 (UPI) -- J.J. Hardy and Taylor Teagarden each belted homers in the 13th inning Saturday, rallying Baltimore to an 8-6 victory over Detroit.

The Tigers had taken a 6-5 lead in the top of the 13th on Quintin Berry's RBI single and Joaquin Benoit (1-2) was seeking to save the victory in the bottom of the frame.

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But with one out, Hardy homered to left to tie it up. After Jim Thome struck out, Benoit hit Adam Jones with a pitch and Teagarden followed with a game-winning two-run clout to right field, handing the O's a wild comeback victory.

The Tigers had scored three times in the top of the ninth off Orioles closer Jim Johnson to force extra innings, and took a 5-4 lead in the top of the 11th on Alex Avila's RBI single.

The O's, however, came back to extend the contest in the next half-inning on Jones' bloop RBI hit with two outs.

Kevin Gregg (3-2) earned the victory by recording the final out in the top of the 13th for Baltimore, which evened its three-game set at Camden Yards.

Berry finished 3-for-6 with two RBI for Detroit.

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