American League - Tigers 4, Indians 2

12:08 AM, Jul 9, 2013   |    comments
Matt Tuiasosopo #18 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammates after hiting a solo home run during the fourth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 8, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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CLEVELAND (AP) - Max Scherzer remained unbeaten and Victor Martinez hit a two-run double in the 10th inning as the Detroit Tigers extended their lead in the AL Central with a 4-2 win over the second-place Cleveland Indians on Monday night.

Martinez doubled off Matt Albers (2-1) as the Tigers won three of four in the series and moved 3½ games ahead in the division.

Drew Smyly (4-0) worked out of a jam in the ninth for the win, and Joaquin Benoit pitched the 10th for his seventh save, striking out Mike Aviles with runners at first and third to end the game.


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