Posted March 24, 2012 on
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Raul Ibanez hit his first home run with the Yankees, Freddy Garcia pitched into the fifth inning and New York beat the Detroit Tigers 4-2 in 10 innings Saturday.
Ibanez had two hits to raise his average to .075. He hit a two-run shot off Tigers starter Max Scherzer in the seventh inning.
Garcia, vying for the fifth spot in the Yankees rotation, was making his first since bruising his hand 10 days ago. He went 4 1-3 innings and allowed one hit and two walks. He struck out four.
D.J. Mitchell got the win but allowed two runs in the ninth, one on a homer by Audy Ciriaco.
Dewayne Wise hit a two-run double in the 10th.
Scherzer went seven innings and allowed three hits and two runs for the Tigers, striking out eight.
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