The Pirates lost for the eight time in nine games.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Niko Goodrum drove in five runs, two on a double in a big 11th inning that sent the Detroit Tigers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 17-13 in a startling slugfest.

Both teams finished with 16 hits, surprising since each club had four players in the starting lineup batting under .190.

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Those numbers soon changed as Detroit played its first game in five days.

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Erik Gonzalez, batting ninth for the Pirates, drove in six runs.

He homered, doubled and singled twice as Pittsburgh lost for the eighth time in nine games and fell to 3-11, the worst record in the majors.

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