TORONTO (AP) — David Hess had done everything right, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first start of the season.
So it was something of a stunner when first-year manager...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis took a "pitchers' ballgame" into his own hands.
Davis homered in the 12th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 2-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
Jed Lowrie singled with one out before Davis drove a 3-1 fastball from Pedro Araujo (1-3) into the bleachers in left. It was Davis' third career game-ending homer.
Detroit — This game was bananas.
"This team is fun to watch," said catcher John Hicks, chuckling softly. "Nobody can deny that. What'd we hit, four home runs today? And everybody did their part."
Eight runs were scored in the eighth and nine innings and the lead changed hands four times. But when the dust cleared, the Tigers had beaten the Orioles for the second straight game – this time 6-5 on a walk-off home run by Dixon Machado in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Machado’s homer in 9th lifts Tigers over Orioles 6-5
DETROIT (AP) — Dixon Machado came to the plate with only one big league homer to his name, but the way this game was going, anything seemed possible.
"Walking to the plate I was thinking, 'What if I hit a homer right here?'" the Detroit infielder said. "He threw me a fastball away but when he came in with a pitch I was ready for it and I just hit it hard."