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Baltimore Orioles Chris Dickerson stands for an interview after being hit with a shaving cream pie by Adam Jones, right, after hitting a walkoff three-run home run against the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning of a baseball game on Friday, May 31, 2013, in Baltimore. The Orioles won 7-5

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BALTIMORE — Chris Dickerson hit a three-run, game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth inning, capping an four-run uprising against Jose Valverde that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Friday night.

Valverde entered in the ninth inning with a 5-3 lead after starter Max Scherzer retired the final 16 batters he faced.

Nick Markakis led off with a homer before Adam Jones singled and took third on a single by Chris Davis. Valverde (0-1) then retired Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy on popups before Dickerson hit a 2-1 pitch into the bleachers in right-center, much to ...


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