Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Fielder Has Field Day against Moyer, Orioles

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Fielder Has Field Day against Moyer, Orioles

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When he's in his zone, even the best pitches won't fool Cecil Fielder. Jamie Moyer learned that the hard way Wednesday.

Fielder went four for four, including one of three Detroit homers, and John Doherty pitched seven strong innings as the Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3.

"The times I've faced Cecil, I've had some success getting him out with my changeup," said Moyer (0-1). "Today, his basehit to center field was a changeup off the end of the bat. And his home run was a changeup that he was out in front of. The guy's a great hitter and I have to go after him with what's worked in the past.

"The most impressive piece of hitting he did was the one in the first inning. The pitch was below his knees and he went down and hit it off the wall. There aren't many guys who can do that."

Tony Phillips and Eric Davis each homered in the seventh inning for the Tigers, helping manager Sparky Anderson earn his 100th win against the Orioles. …

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