Gene Lamont congratulates Magglio Ordonez after his home run. (Duane Burleson/AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
Edwin Jackson allowed two runs and struck out eight over eight-plus innings as the Tigers topped the Orioles. Magglio Ordonez had a pair of hits, including a solo home run. Placido Polanco added a two-run single in the eighth.
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).