Sport Watch: Tigers' Justin Upton walks it off in back-and-forth battle with Twins

05:40  13 august  2017
05:40  13 august  2017 Source:   Sporting News

Watch: Tigers' Justin Upton walks it off in back-and-forth battle with Twins

  Watch: Tigers' Justin Upton walks it off in back-and-forth battle with Twins This game had as many lead changes as a Final Four game and turned out to be just as entertaining.This game was a wild one. The Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the first inning, before the Twins went on an 11-1 run take an 11-6 lead. But Detroit was far from done.

Justin Upton watches his walk - off three-run home run against the White Sox in the ninth inning Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Comerica Park. The Tigers won, 7-4. Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports.

The Tigers battled back , though, and Justin Upton walked it off with his second home run of the night, handing the Tigers an 8-7 win over the Seattle Mariners in 12 innings. Once again, Pelfrey put forth a predictably awful start.

While the Tigers gave up on their season a long time ago, they still have talent and power. Justin Upton showed off some of that power Saturday with a walk-off two-run homer to give the Tigers a 12-11 win over the Twins.

This game was a wild one. The Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the first inning, before the Twins went on an 11-1 run take an 11-6 lead. But Detroit was far from done.

The Tigers scored one run in the seventh and then three runs in the eighth to go into the ninth inning down just one. And considering the fact the Twins traded their closer Brandon Kintzler at the trade deadline, Detroit was confident going into the final frame.

Cubs cool off, Yankees come back to earth

  Cubs cool off, Yankees come back to earth The Cubs and the Yankees have both felt great as recently as Friday night, but neither of them felt very good after Saturday.The Cubs came out of the All-Star break on fire. They won their first six games out of the break and eight of their first nine. They were hitting the ball hard as they averaged more than seven runs a game in their first six wins and allowed less than three.

Justin Upton . LF | Detroit Tigers . ADP 71.76. Justin Upton continued his hot streak by drilling a two-run homer against the Orioles on Saturday. He went yard off starter Wade Miley with Nicholas Castellanos aboard in the first inning. [ ]

Tigers ' Justin Upton hits a three-run, walk - off home run against the White Sox in the ninth inning. “ It went back and forth and we had to battle for runs and then they battled back ,” Upton said.

Matt Belisle did what he could, but it was not enough.

Justin Upton © (Getty Images) Justin Upton

He allowed a leadoff single to Mikie Mahtook and then Upton stepped up to the plate and the game was over just like that.

Upton finished the night 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs.

Manny Machado's walk-off grand slam highlights night full of homers .
Machado was a one-man wrecking crew for the Orioles in a win over the Angels, who also saw Albert Pujols go yard to reach another milestone.The Orioles third baseman came into the ninth inning with a 2 for 4 night with three RBIs and two home runs. That would have already made for a nice night, but when he came up to the plate with the bases loaded and one out with his team down two in the ninth inning, he wasn't satisfied with a two-homer night. He wanted another one.

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