Reds pull out 10-inning victory over Tigers

Tyler Stephenson knocked in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, Jonathan India and Harrison Bader drove in two runs apiece and the visiting Cincinnati Reds topped the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Tuesday night.Alexis Diaz (9-4) picked up the win with a scoreless inning of relief for the Reds (75-71). Buck Farmer handed the 10th inning and earned his third save.Cincinnati starter Brandon Williamson, activated off the COVID-19 list, gave up five runs and seven hits in four-plus innings. He walked two and struck out four as the Reds posted their second consecutive win.Andy Ibanez homered and drove in two runs for the Tigers (66-78), who had won three of their previous four games. Kerry Carpenter also knocked in two runs.Tigers starter Joey Wentz gave up five runs, two earned, and six hits in 2 2/3 innings. He fanned one and walked three.Stephenson led off the 10th against Alex Lange (6-4) with a single, driving in Noelvi Marte, who was pinch-running for automatic runner Nick Martini. A double play helped Lange avoid further damage.In the bottom of the inning, Detroit automatic runner Ibanez moved up on Spencer Torkelson’s leadoff flyout before getting erased at the plate on Akil Baddoo’s fielder’s-choice grounder. Farmer then struck out Carpenter to end the game.The Tigers grabbed a 3-0 lead in the first. Ibanez provided the spark with his 11th homer, a solo shot. Torkelson, Jake Rogers, Carpenter and Miguel Cabrera hit consecutive singles to account for the next two runs.