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Brayan Pena drove in the go-ahead run for the Detroit Tigers in the 14th inning on Wednesday night (or early Thursday morning, depending on where you were viewing the game). He then secured the Tigersâ€™ 2-1 victory over the Mariners by tagging out Justin Smoak on a collision at the plate to end the game.
Penaâ€™s eventual game-winning RBI came on a groundout to short with the bases loaded â€” the Mariners could only get Pena at first, which allowed pinch-runner Don Kelly to score.
In the bottom of the 14th, the Mariners then nearly tied it as Dustin Ackley ripped a double to right off Joaquin Benoit. But Torii Hunter quickly retrieved the ball and hit cutoff man Prince Fielder, who fired a strike to Pena. The Tigersâ€™ catcher did the rest.
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