Dickerson homer gives Orioles 7-5 win over Tigers

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

BALTIMORE Chris Dickerson hit a three-run, game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth inning, capping an four-run uprising against Jose Valverde that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Friday night.

Valverde entered in the ninth inning with a 5-3 lead after starter Max Scherzer retired the final 16 batters he faced.

Nick Markakis led off with a homer before Adam Jones singled and took third on a single by Chris Davis. Valverde (0-1) then retired Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy on popups before Dickerson hit a 2-1 pitch into the bleachers in right-center, much to the delight of the sellout crowd of 46,249.

It was Dickerson's first start since May 23 following a bout with a sore wrist. He was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts before connecting.

Darren O'Day (3-0) got the final out in the ninth for the Orioles, who have won eight of 11.


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