Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Bonilla Homer in Ninth Clears Roof, Beats Tigers

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Bonilla Homer in Ninth Clears Roof, Beats Tigers

Article excerpt

Bobby Bonilla's leadoff home run in the ninth inning cleared the right-field roof and lifted the Florida Marlins to a 3-2 victory over host Detroit on Tuesday.

The loss left the Tigers as the only winless major-league team in interleague play. Detroit has lost five in a row, its longest losing streak this season, all to NL teams.

Bonilla's homer, his fifth of the season, was just the 33rd to clear the roof at Tiger Stadium and the third this season. It traveled 459 feet to right field. Braves 8, Blue Jays 7: Ryan Klesko's three-run homer helped visiting Atlanta weather Shawn Green's two homers and lead the Braves to their second successive victory over Toronto. Greg Maddux (8-3), pitching on three days' rest, gave up three runs and seven hits in six innings. Toronto's Luis Andujar (0-3) gave up four runs, one earned, on seven hits over four innings. Astros 10, Royals 2: Houston substitute starter Ramon Garcia allowed one hit in five innings and Luis Gonzalez's bases-loaded single keyed a six-run fifth inning as the visiting Astros beat Kansas City. …

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