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MLB roundup: Tigers stun Indians in ninth

Braves win 11th in row; Dodgers stay hot on road

Alex Avila’s three-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Chris Perez rallied Detroit past the Indians in Cleveland, 4-2, on Monday night, giving the Tigers their ninth straight win.

The Tigers were three outs away from having their lead in the AL Central cut to two games before their comeback against Perez (4-2), who had converted 11 consecutive save opportunities.

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