Tigers take final game against Orioles 6-5 Thursday

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Cabrera, who previously endured a spell on the 10-day disabled list earlier this year with a right groin strain, is now dealing with a Grade 1 oblique strain. Manager Brad Ausmus doesn't expect his veteran slugger to be out for more than 2-3 days.

Bundy, who had gone at least six innings in each of his first eight starts and hadn't allowed more than three runs in any of them, entered the game as the bastion of consistency on a staff struggling with it.

Jose Berrios dazzled with a career-high 11 strikeouts and gave up just two hits in 7 2/3 innings as Minnesota salvaged the second game of the doubleheader against Colorado.

J.D. Martinez also is getting plenty of results.

Victor Martinez supplied a two-run homer for the Tigers (18-19). The 38-year-old Venezuelan is hitting.300 in his career with 229 homers and 1,098 RBIs in 1,769 games with the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox and Tigers. Zimmerman allowed four runs on seven hits in six innings on the day. J.D. Martinez hit a three-run shot in the third, and the Tigers ended a streak of eight straight quality starts by Bundy (5-2) to begin the season.

The Tigers played a 13-inning game against the Orioles on Tuesday night, which concluded with Baltimore coming out victorious, 13-11.

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Victor Martinez avoided that fate Thursday afternoon by sending a Dylan Bundy pitch 420 feet into the seats in the fifth inning in his final game before leaving for a three-game paternity leave. Hot-hitting Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who has homered four times in the last four games, is 4-for-7 with two blasts against Detroit's Jordan Zimmermann, who will oppose Bundy on Thursday.

"The first month of the season, pitching kind of offset some of the challenges we had offensively", Orioles manager Buck Showalter said.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run fourth inning and NY had 16 hits to roll to a win. "Those shut-down innings haven't been there for us and to get the opportunity to go back in the dugout and try to add on".

Alex Avila added an RBI double that inning to make it 6-4.

Detroit led 1-0 in the third when J.J. Hardy started Baltimore's barrage with a solo homer.

Jimenez cruised for most of his May 9 outing versus Washington before Adam Lind's eighth-inning, three run homer left him with a no-decision. He was able to stay in the game. Martinez moved up three spots to hit third in the batting order as the Tigers beat the Orioles 5-4. Martinez has averaged 27 home-runs and 86 RBI in his three years as Detroit's starting right fielder. He'll face Miami left-hander Justin Nicolino (0-0, 1.50).

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