By Dave Hart
Orioles 9, Tigers 3 – The Tigers dropped their second straight game and the three-game series to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
Detroit starting pitcher Justin Verlander took the loss, allowing seven runs on eight hits in 3 2/3 innings.
3rd Place in AL Central (10.5 games behind Kansas City)
4.5 game behind Houston for last playoff spot.
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 83
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 76
Next Game: 07/20/2015 vs Seattle Mariners 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park
Hitting Stats: Anthony Gose RBI (15), Yoenis Cespedes RBI (52), Jefry Marte RBI (4), Jose Iglesias 2B (9).
Pitching Stats: Justin Verlander L (0-3) 3.2 IP 8 H 7 R 7 ER 1 BB 4 K.