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DETROIT -- Once the Baltimore Orioles tied the game in the eighth inning, setting up a bullpen-vs. Chaussures Nike Destockage .-bullpen finish, it appeared they had the upper hand against Detroit.Then Victor Martinez stepped up.Martinez hit a tiebreaking homer in the bottom of the eighth, and the Tigers beat Baltimore 4-3 on Friday night, pulling even with the Orioles for the American Leagues second wild card. It was another tight, tense victory for Detroit, which has won five consecutive one-run games since late August.It was certainly a little louder here tonight than it was the last place we were, said Orioles manager Buck Showalter, whose team played at Tampa Bay before coming to Detroit. I think thats great for the players and for the fans. It felt like a big game.Michael Fulmer pitched seven solid innings, and the Tigers won despite blowing a 3-0 lead. The Orioles tied it in the eighth when Adam Jones hit an RBI single, but Martinez led off the bottom half with a drive to right-center field off reliever Brad Brach (8-3).Alex Wilson (3-0) got the win even after allowing the tying run in the eighth. Francisco Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth for his 40th save in 44 chances. He is tied with Baltimores Zach Britton for the AL lead in saves.The Orioles fell three games behind first-place Boston in the AL East.This was a great game between two teams that are trying to get into the postseason, and we just came up a little short, Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman said. Ive pitched in the playoffs, and thats what it felt like tonight.Gausman allowed three runs and seven hits in six innings. He struck out seven and walked two.J.D. Martinez hit a two-run single in the fifth to give Detroit a 3-0 lead, but Jonathan Schoop hit a two-run homer the following inning to start Baltimores comeback.Gausman hadnt allowed a run in his previous three outings, but that streak came to an end when Erick Aybar hit an RBI double in the second. The right-hander got out of a jam in the third when right fielder Mark Trumbo threw Ian Kinsler out at the plate to end the inning.J.D. Martinez delivered with two outs and the bases loaded in the fifth to give the Tigers a three-run lead.Detroit left fielder Justin Upton reached up at the wall in the third to take a possible homer away from Hyun Soo Kim.Upton and Miguel Cabrera struck out three times each.PLENTY LEFTFulmer allowed two runs and three hits against Baltimores powerful lineup. The rookie right-hander struck out five and walked one.He is up to 143 2/3 innings for the Tigers this year. Detroit has tried to manage his workload, and this was an encouraging start after he had lost three straight.It felt playoff atmosphere -- if I knew what it felt like, Fulmer said. I got pumped up there, the later I went in the game.WRONG DIRECTIONBrach has a 3.98 ERA since the All-Star break. It was 0.91 before the break.Showalter wasnt putting the blame on the reliever for this game, however.Victor Martinez is a great hitter, Showalter said. You can make a perfect pitch to him, and end up with exactly that result.TRAINERS ROOMOrioles: Showalter said RHP Darren ODay (right rotator cuff) might throw a simulated game soon. He said OF Joey Rickard (right thumb ligament) hit Thursday, and RHP Chris Tillman (right shoulder) threw Friday.Tigers: 3B Nick Castellanos (left hand) said in the clubhouse before the game his goal is to be back before Sept. 18.UP NEXTOrioles: RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (6-11) takes the mound Saturday night against the Tigers. Hes coming off a two-hitter at Tampa Bay in his last start.Tigers: RHP Jordan Zimmermann (9-5) returns to the mound for his second start since June and first since Aug. 4. Hes battled neck problems for much of the season.---Follow Noah Trister at ;Soldes Chaussures Nike . -- For the first time in two months, an opponent was standing up to Alabama. Chaussures Nike Pas Cher France . The mixed zone is not a place to make friends. . Its sharpness matched my mind. This was no night to go to sleep. Nick Kyrgios is big in the Big Apple and Australias great hope is making no secret of his big US Open intentions either.People should know me well enough now to know I dont put a limit on what Im doing or set a specific target or goal,Kyrgios told AAP ahead of his first-round clash on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST) with Slovenian-born British No.2 Aljaz Bedene.Im going in confident, hungry and ready for a good, deep run. Kyrgioss optimism is not unfounded.The two-time grand slam quarter-finalist has arrived at Flushing Meadows with a career-high world ranking of 16th following a two-title haul already in 2016, including success on American hard courts in Atlanta this month.And unlike last year, when he arrived in New York to widespread condemnation and on official notice following his infamous sledging of Stan Wawrinka a fortnight earlier, Kyrgios is feeling comfortable again after being warmly greeted at the years final major.Feted in a 5000-word feature article in the New York Times magazine, which flashed a portrait of the 21-year-old on the cover under the headline: The Electric, Infuriating Nick Kyrgios, the article dubbed him the most entertaining player tennis has seen since John McEnroe.And quite possibly the most gifted since Roger Federer, it said.Author Michael Steinberger also quoted the temperamental talent as claiming he only planned on playing tennis until 27.Thats the absolute max, Kyrgios reportedly said.That leaves Kyrgios with five and a half years to leave his mark on the sport before he apparently pursues a professional basketball career.Many, including former Australian Davis Cup captain Wally Masur, are tippinng Kyrgios to make a statement in New York over the coming fortnight. Chaussures Nike Moins Cher. Seeded 14th, Kyrgios is eight months older than when Lleyton Hewitt, now his mentor and Davis Cup captain, netted his maiden grand slam crown at Flushing Meadows with a stunning straight-sets final triumph over Pete Sampras in 2001.Kyrgios is adamant hes ready to break through too in New York, on a surface he feels is tailor made to his explosive game.I had a good session on the new Grandstand (court) with Jack Sock and the court was pretty high-bouncing but fast, if that makes sense, he said.Its great conditions for holding serve, which is going to make me tough to beat.Kyrgios is among six Australians in first-round action on day two.Bernard Tomic, seeded 17th, plays Damir Dzumhur in his opener, while John Millman, fresh off his run to the semi-finals in Winston-Halem, takes on eighth seed Dominic Thiem.Leading the womens charge in her 13th Open campaign, former champion and 16th seed Samantha Stosur faces Camila Giorgi first up.Daria Gavrilova meets Lucie Safarova and rookie wildcard playoff winner Ellen Perez makes her grand slam debut against surprise Australian Open quarter-finalist Zhang Shaui.AUSSIES IN US OPEN ACTION ON TUESDAY (WEDNESDAY AEST)Mens singles, first round14-Nick Kyrgios v Aljaz Bedene (GBR)17-Bernard Tomic v Damir Dzumhur (BIH)John Millman v 8-Dominic Thiem (AUT)Womens singles, first round16-Samantha Stosur v Camila Giorgi (ITA)Daria Gavrilova v Lucie Safarova (CZE)Ellen Perez v Zhang Shaui (CHN) Wholesale China JerseysWholesale Jerseys Wholesale Authentic Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Nike Basketball Jerseys Hockey Jerseys China Supply Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Sale Authentic College Jerseys MLB Jerseys China Stitched Soccer Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap Nike Jerseys ' ' '