Posted September 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
Detroit's Jhonny Peralta played in his first game since completing a 50-game suspension, going 1 for 4 with an RBI in the Tigers' 3-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Peralta, who was suspended for his involvement in the Florida-based Biogenesis performance-enhancing lab, started in left field and had his first chance on Giancarlo Stanton's bases-loaded double in the third inning that gave Miami a 3-0 lead. The Marlins loaded the bases on Koyle Hill's leadoff single and consecutive two-out walks to Placido Polanco and Christian Yelich. Peralta's run-scoring double chased Miami starter Tom Koehler in the sixth and cut the Marlins' lead to 3-2. Stanton drove in three runs for the Marlins and Koehler (5-10) pitched 5 1-3 innings, allowing two runs and five hits while walking three and striking out three. Ryan Webb relieved Koehler and pitched 1 2-3 scoreless innings and Chad Qualls followed with a perfect eighth. Steve Cishek pitched a scoreless ni...
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