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Fielder homers as Detroit beats Athletics

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Torii Hunter (48) of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by teammate Miguel Cabrera after hitting a home run against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday in Oakland, Calif.

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Prince Fielder homered for the second straight game, Torii Hunter hit his first clout since joining Detroit to help back Justin Verlander and the Tigers snapped the Oakland Athletics’ nine-game winning streak with a 7-3 victory Saturday.
Jhonny Peralta followed Fielder’s leadoff shot in the fourth with a three-run homer.
A’s nemesis Verlander (2-1) outpitched Oakland lefty Brett Anderson before a sellout crowd.
Verlander struck out six and walked three in six innings, allowing one run and three hits.
Anderson (1-2) allowed three home runs to match a career high. He was tagged for seven runs ...

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