(AP) -- Taylor Teagarden has made quite a first impression in Baltimore. Teagarden ended his first game with the Orioles in stunning fashion, hitting a walkoff two-run homer in the 13th inning to give Baltimore an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Teagarden was activated off the 50-day disabled list just before the game.
That ended a crazy, back-and-forth duel that lasted 4 hours, 43 minutes. Baltimore scored three runs in the 13th for its 10th straight extra-inning win and snapped the Tigers' six-game winning streak.
The Orioles scored in the 11th after the Tigers scored in the top half, then rallied again in the 13th after Quintin Berry put Detroit ahead 6-5 with a two-out RBI single.
In the bottom half, J.J. Hardy ended an 0-for-28 skid with a tying solo homer off Joaquin Benoit (wah-KEEN' behn-WAH'), who is 1-2 with the loss. After Adam Jones was hit by a pitch with two outs, Teagarden homered over the right-field wall.
In other AL action:
-- Tampa Bay downed Boston 5-3. B.J. Upton hit his eighth homer for the Rays. David Price struck out eight in his seven and a-third innings for the win. He's 12-4.
-- The Seattle Mariners jumped on Texas rookie phenom pitcher Yu Darvish for four runs in the first inning and coasted past the two-time American League champion Rangers 7-0. Felix Hernandez tossed a three-hitter, striking out 12. It's only the second time the Rangers have been shut out this year.
-- Robinson Cano (kuh-NOH') and Curtis Granderson each hit two-run homers off Jerome Williams leading the New York Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Freddy Garcia and three relievers kept Mark Trumbo in the ballpark, denying him a homer in a record sixth straight game against the Yankees.
-- Edwin Encarnacion (ehn-kar-nah-see-OHN') hit two home runs, Yunel Escobar also went deep and Toronto used an eight-run third inning to beat Cleveland 11-9. Encarnacion and Escobar both hit two-run shots in Toronto's highest-scoring inning of the season. The Blue Jays had eight hits in the inning, six of them for extra bases. Shelley Duncan, Michael Brantley and Casey Kotchman homered for the Indians.
-- Kansas City doubled up the Chicago White Sox 6-3 despite Adam Dunn's 27th home run. Alcides Escobar (al-SEE'-dihs EHS'-koh-bar) hit a pair of homers off Jake Peavy, the second a go-ahead shot with two outs in the seventh inning.
-- Chris Carter and Yoenis Cespedes (yoh-EHN'-ehs SEHS'-peh-dehs) each homered and drove in three runs, powering the Oakland Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 9-3.
Over in the NL:
-- San Francisco outlasted Houston 3-2 in 12 innings. Hector Sanchez drove in the winning run with his third hit of the night. The Giants wasted an 11-strikeout performance from Tim Lincecum (LINZ'-ih-kuhm), their struggling starter who had one of his best starts of the year. He went eight shutout innings but was not involved in the decision. The Giants moved into first in the NL West by a half game over the Dodgers.
-- San Diego rallied with two in the ninth to nip the L.A. Dodgers 7-6. Pinch-runner Everth Cabrera stole home to tie the game with two out in the ninth. Will Venable came around with the winning run when closer Kenley Jansen threw the ball past catcher A.J. Ellis.
-- Mark Buehrle (BUR'-lee) pitched seven innings and outdueled Gio Gonzalez in the Miami Marlins' 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals. Gonzalez was trying to become the majors' first 13-game winner but instead fell to 12-4 as Carlos Lee and John Buck drove in the runs for Miami, which snapped a three-game losing streak.
-- All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen cracked his 20th home run and Pittsburgh beat Milwaukee 6-4 at Miller Park. Ex-Brewer Casey McGehee also went deep for the Pirates.
-- The streaking Cincinnati Reds used some extra-inning long ball to remain tied for first place in the National League Central with Pittsburgh. Ryan Ludwick homered in the 10th inning to send the Reds to their fifth straight win, 3-2 over the St. Louis Cardinals. It's the 13th homer for Ludwick, a former Cardinal. The Reds have matched their season high at 11 games over .500.
-- Jason Heyward singled to cap a three-run rally and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 8-7 for their sixth straight win. The Braves' comeback prevented knuckleballer R.A. Dickey from getting his 11th win in a row.
-- Ryan Dempster has tied a franchise record by extending his scoreless streak to 33 innings as the Chicago Cubs topped Arizona 4-1. Dempster worked six innings allowing four hits and striking out five to lower his major league leading ERA to 1.86. He's now 5-3. Dempster matched the Cubs record held by Ken Holtzman in 1969.
-- Carlos Ruiz hit his 14th home run, a three-run shot, and the Philadelphia Phillies withstood a late Colorado rally to beat the Rockies 8-5.
(AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have filled a hole in their infield on Saturday by acquiring minor league shortstop Paul Janish in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds. Minor league pitcher Todd Redmond was dealt to Cincinnati.
The Braves lost starting shortstop Andrelton Simmons to a broken right little finger last Sunday, and the rookie is likely to miss at least four weeks.
Janish, 29, has a .221 batting average with seven homers and 70 RBIs in 324 big league games. Braves GM Frank Wren calls Janish "a proven defensive talent."
In other big league news:
-- Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel will miss his next start because of a knee injury suffered in Friday's game against Detroit. He has been experiencing problems with the same knee since early May and has been given extra time between starts to adjust for the pain. Hammel had an MRI on Saturday to determine the extent of the injury. Hammel had an 8-2 record before losing his last four starts.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a four-year contract with safety Tyvon Branch that gives the franchise financial flexibility and the team's leading tackler the stability he has wanted.
The Raiders announced the deal Saturday night. CBS Sports reported the contract is worth $26.6 million with $17.1 million guaranteed.
Branch had signed his $6.2 million franchise tag tender May 7 and reported to offseason workouts.
(AP) -- Kevin Garnett has re-signed to a new three-year contract.
Garnett had an outstanding season, especially down the stretch and in the playoffs. He averaged 15.8 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists in his fifth season with Boston. The Celtics also announced that forward Brandon Bass and center-forward Chris Wilcox have also re-signed.
In other NBA news:
-- Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving broke his right hand during a practice in Las Vegas and could be sidelined two months. The NBA's rookie of the year injured his hand slapping the padding on a wall.
-- The Hornets say they've matched the Phoenix Suns' four-year, $58 million offer to Eric Gordon, keeping the restricted free agent guard in New Orleans. The Hornets hope the 23-year-old Gordon can be the centerpiece of a rebuilding effort that includes first-overall draft choice Anthony Davis and 10th overall pick Austin Rivers.
-- The Charlotte Bobcats have been awarded center Brendan Haywood off waivers from Dallas. Haywood grew up in Greensboro and played collegiately at North Carolina -- the same alma mater as owner Michael Jordan.
USGA-U.S. SENIOR OPEN
LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) -- Bernhard Langer fired a 6-under 64 to surge into the lead in the third round of the U.S. Senior Open. Langer opened his round with three straight birdies and posted nine in all to leave him at 10-under par. That gives Langer a four-shot lead over five others including Corey Pavin (PAY'-vihn) and Tom Lehman (LAY'-man).
PGA-JOHN DEERE CLASSIC
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Troy Matteson is three quarters of the way to a wire-to-wire win in the John Deere Classic. Matteson is closing in on his third career victory after posting a 5-under 66 in the third round. That puts his three round total at 18-under par.
Three-time defending champ Steve Stricker is going to have to put up a final round surge to make it four in a row. He also shot a 66 and is in second place, three shots back.
INVERNESS, Scotland (AP) -- Phil Mickleson fired a bogey-free 6-under 30 on the back side on his way to a 7-under 65 in the third round of the Scottish Open. That left the three-time Masters winner three shots back of leader Francesco Molinari, who also shot a 67. Anders Hansen is a
TOUR DE FRANCE-13TH STAGE
LE CAP D'AGDE, France (AP) -- Andre Greipel of Germany led a sprint to win the 135-mile, mostly flat, 13th stage of the Tour de France. Britain's Bradley Wiggins retained the yellow jersey.
The victory was the third of this Tour for Greipel, who also won the fourth and fifth stages in sprints. He won in a photo finish ahead of Slovakia's Peter Sagan.
Wiggins trailed close behind in the main pack. Overall, he leads by 2 minutes, 5 seconds.
TENNIS-HALL OF FAME
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Three-time Grand slam champ Jennifer Capriati's heads up a list of honorees that have been inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Her rise in the game as a teenage prodigy was sidetracked with off-court troubles. But she overcame those difficulties and in a tear-filled acceptance speech, touched on them and some of her great moments in the game.
Joining Capriati were recently retired player Gustavo Kuerten (KEER'-ten), master player Manuel Orantes, tennis industry executive Mike Davies and wheelchair champion Randy Snow, who was honored posthumously.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A newspaper says Penn State football coach Joe Paterno testified before a grand jury in a sex-abuse investigation of a longtime assistant coach the same month he began negotiating an amendment to his contract.
The New York Times says Paterno and the university reached agreement on the amended contract that eventually totaled $5.5 million in August, months before charges were filed against Jerry Sandusky.
The contract included a $3 million career bonus if Paterno retired at the end of the 2011 season. It also included access to a stadium box for his family for 25 years, parking privileges and access to hydrotherapy equipment for his wife.
Paterno was fired in November and died in January.
PENN STATE-ABUSE-HALO GONE
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- An artist has removed a halo from a mural of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno amid the school's child sex-abuse scandal.
Michael Pilato had put a halo over Paterno's image after the beloved coach's death in January. But he said he felt he had to remove it Saturday after a report that Paterno, former university president Graham Spanier (SPAN'-nur) and others covered up allegations of child sex-abuse against ex-assistant Jerry Sandusky. Paterno's family denies the claim.
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