Tigers take down Orioles to split series

Eric Haase drove in two runs and Detroit’s pitchers held Baltimore scoreless in the last eight innings as the Tigers defeated the Orioles 6-2 on Sunday.Jeimer Candelario had two hits, a run scored and an RBI, while Robbie Grossman tripled, scored twice and knocked in a run.Miguel Cabrera walked twice, scored a run and knocked in another as the teams split the four-game series.Erasmo Ramirez (1-0) tossed two innings of hitless relief to notch the victory. Jose Cisnero, Michael Fulmer and Gregory Soto combined to give up one hit in the last three innings. Detroit starter Tyler Alexander lasted four innings, allowing two runs on four hits.Baltimore starter Spenser Watkins (2-2) allowed four runs on three hits in 5 2/3 innings. Ryan Mountcastle led the offense with two hits, a run scored and an RBI. The last five batters in the lineup went a combined 0-for-16.The Orioles jumped on Alexander in the first inning, ripping three doubles to take a 2-0 lead. Hays led off the game with a double to left. Mountcastle and Anthony Santander smacked the next two extra-base hits to center with one out to produce the runs.

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