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Indians 9, Tigers 6 Snap Reaction: Detroit scores runs, Scherzer gives up more

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Snap reaction: Hey, the Tigers scored some runs!

Sudden realization: Hey, the Tigers gave up even more runs!

Max Scherzer allowed eight runs in 4 1/3 innings on the mound. Only five were earned though. Brennan Boesch committed an error on a fly ball to right field with two outs in the first. The next pitch left the ballpark for a 3-run home run ... by a Cleveland batter who hadn't hit a home run all season.

Yep, that kind of season. Scherzer only got worse from there.

Meanwhile the Tigers did score a bunch of runs -- four in the bottom of the fifth inning even.

Don Kelly and Miguel Cabrera both hit solo home runs earlier in the game.

Jhonny Peralta had two hits -- including a ninth-inning triple to right field.

Making his MLB debut, catcher Bryan Holaday did have his first major-league hit. He also made the last out of the game.

Johnny Damon stole a home run from Prince Fielder earlier in the game. Quintin Berry stole an extra-base hit from the Indians in the ninth with a long run to left-center field, capped by a diving catch.

Detroit is now 12-16 at home this year. They're 1-4 on the home stand and 0-5 against the Indians.