Tigers Walk Over Jays 6-5

Miguel Cabrera walked with the bases loaded in the 11th inning yesterday, giving the Tigers a 6-5 victory over the Blue Jays.

With the score 5-all, Alex Avila was walked by Jeff Beliveau (1-1) leading off the 11th and advanced on Jose Iglesias' sacrifice.

Justin Upton later walked on a 3-1 pitch, loading the bases.

The two-time AL MVP took a called strike, fouled off a pitch, then took a fastball outside for ball four, giving Detroit two victories in three games following the All-Star break.

Warwick Saupold (2-1) got the win with a scoreless 11th.

Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez allowed five runs and nine hits in six innings, including home runs by Justin Smoak, Kendrys Morales and Jose Bautista.