MLB: Toronto 8, Detroit 6

DETROIT, April 10 (UPI) -- J.P. Arencibia smacked a go-ahead, bases-clearing double Wednesday, capping a seventh-inning rally that carried the Toronto Blue Jays over Detroit 8-6.
WBC: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0

WBC: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (UPI) -- Strong pitching carried the Dominican Republic to a 3-0 win over Puerto Rico in the championship game of the World Baseball Classic.

MLB: Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Prince Fielder socked a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning Sunday and Detroit moved to the brink of a division title with a 2-1 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 3, Detroit 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Alberto Callaspo singled in Peter Bourjos with two away in the ninth inning Friday, pushing the Los Angeles Angels past Detroit 3-2.

MLB: Detroit 7, Chicago White Sox 4

DETROIT, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Delmon Young broke open a tie game with a three-run double in the seventh inning Friday, sending Detroit to a 7-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Detroit 5, Los Angeles Angels 3

DETROIT, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Jhonny Peralta's two-run double in the eighth inning Saturday rallied the Detroit Tigers past the Los Angeles Angels 5-3.

MLB: Detroit 6, Chicago White Sox 4

DETROIT, July 22 (UPI) -- Miguel Cabrera smacked two of the four homers hit by the Detroit Tigers Sunday in their series-sweeping 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Detroit 8, Los Angeles Angels 6

DETROIT, July 16 (UPI) -- Brennan Boesch slugged a two-run homer in the seventh inning Monday, breaking a 5-5 tie and sending Detroit past the Los Angeles Angels 8-6.

MLB: Detroit 7, Minnesota 3

DETROIT, July 5 (UPI) -- Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and Delmon Young added a solo shot Thursday in the Detroit Tigers' 7-3 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Boston 6, Detroit 4

BOSTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Two-run homers by David Ortiz and Will Middlebrooks rallied Boston from an early deficit Wednesday and the Red Sox went on to down Detroit 6-4.

MLB: Detroit 6, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, May 26 (UPI) -- Andy Dirks and Miguel Cabrera each went 2-for-4 with two RBI Saturday and the Detroit Tigers spanked Minnesota 6-3 in a rain-delayed contest.

MLB: Seattle 3, Detroit 2

SEATTLE, May 8 (UPI) -- John Jaso's sacrifice fly capped a three-run ninth-inning rally Monday that boosted the Seattle Mariners to a 3-2 victory over Detroit.

MLB: Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 1

DETROIT, May 6 (UPI) -- Rick Porcello and four Detroit relievers combined to shut down the White Sox on five hits Sunday, handing the Tigers a 3-1 victory over Chicago.

MLB: Detroit 3, Kansas City 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 18 (UPI) -- Miguel Cabrera drove in the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning single Tuesday and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 3-1.
MLB: Texas 4, St. Louis 2

MLB: Texas 4, St. Louis 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli socked a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning Monday and the Texas Rangers downed St. Louis 4-2, taking a 3-2 lead in the World Series.
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Octavio Dotel
St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols (L) greets friend Atlanta Braves Octavio Dotel before their game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 25, 2007. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Octavio Eduardo Dotel (born November 25, 1973 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Domincan professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. He has pitched for 12 different ML teams, tying a major league record held by pitchers Mike Morgan and Ron Villone; Matt Stairs holds the record for a position player, having played for 13 teams.

Dotel graduated from Liceo Cansino Afuera High School in the Dominican Republic and was signed by the New York Mets as an amateur free agent in 1993. He played for their minor league affiliate in the Dominican League through 1994 and then promoted through the Mets' minor league system for the next several seasons.

Dotel made his major league debut on June 26, 1999 for the New York Mets and lost. His first MLB win came July 1, 1999 against the Florida Marlins. He ended the season as the winning pitcher in the 1999 National League Championship Series game five against the Atlanta Braves.

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