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Back-to-back homers in 9th lift Tigers

ARLINGTON, Texas — Miguel Cabrera and Brandon Inge hit back-to-back homers in the ninth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 8-6 Monday night after blowing a five-run lead.

Cabrera's tiebreaking homer off hard-throwing Neftali Feliz (2-1) was a 399-foot shot that landed in the Rangers bullpen in right-center. Inge followed with a blast to left, his second homer of the game.

Inge's two-run shot in the fifth, his first of the season, put Detroit up 6-1.

Phil Coke (3-0), the third Tigers pitcher, worked 1 2/3 shutout innings before Jose Valverde pitched a perfect ninth against the top of the Texas lineup for his sixth save in seven chances.

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