Adam Jones hits a two-run homer in the ninth inning on Wednesday. (Duane Burleson/AP)
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
Jeremy Guthrie, who struck out three and walked two, gave up three runs and six hits in 7 1/3 innings, but the Orioles were stymied by Edwin Jackson and the Tigers. Adam Jones had two of Baltimore's four hits, including a two-run homer.
a-Grounded out for Izturis, C in the 8th. 1-Ran for Scott in the 9th.
BATTING HR: Jones, Ad (19, 9th inning off Jackson, E, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Jones, Ad 5; Markakis; Huff. RBI: Jones, Ad 2 (64). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Reimold; Zaun. Team RISP: 0-for-3. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Jones, Ad (9, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Laird), Roberts, B (21, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Laird).
FIELDING E: Roberts, B (9, throw). Outfield assists: Markakis (Laird at 2nd base). DP: (Mora-Roberts, B-Huff). Pickoffs: Guthrie (Thomas, C at 1st base).