Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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Max Scherzer struck out nine and got plenty of run support as Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila homered to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 Thursday. Detroit won the four-game series and has 10 victories in its last 12 games. The Angels have won just five of their last 13 games. Scherzer (9-5) gave up only one run - on Mike Trout's homer in the sixth inning - three hits and four walks over seven innings. Jerome Williams (6-7) allowed five runs and nine hits over six-plus innings. Williams has lost five straight starts for the first time in his career. Prince Fielder provided a spark with his bat and hustle in the second inning. He hit a flare down the left-field line and rumbled to second, sliding ahead of the tag. Fielder scored the game's first run on Jhonny Peralta's two-out double and Avila made it 3-0 on the next pitch with his sixth home run. Danny Worth's RBI double brought Peralta home for a four-run cushion in the fourth inning. Cabrera cracked a pit...
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