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Tribe Tops Tigers On TKO In Ninth

Fausto Carmona punches Gary Sheffield.

Don't invite Fausto Carmona and Gary Sheffield to your next party -- unless you like having things busted up. Cross Victor Martinez off the guest list, too, if you insist on Sheffield being there. They were the chief combatants in a seventh-inning brawl between the Indians and Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Cleveland won in the ninth, 6-5, on Jamey Carroll's single that was but an afterthought.

So were a pair of two-run homers by Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera that gave the Tigers a 4-2 lead; a solo shot by Cleveland's Grady Sizemore and two homers by the Tribe's Shin-Soo Choo, too. Two batters after Cabrera's second two-run homer of the game and 36th of the season broke a 2-2 tie, Carmona hit Sheffield on the left elbow with a pitch. The same thing happened on April 17, and Sheffield... Recommended Stories

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