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Verlander gets no-decision in season debut

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  DETROIT (AP) -- Carlos Santana homered and Carlos Carrasco shook off a bad history in Detroit to lift the Cleveland Indians to a 5-4 victory over the Tigers on Saturday. Carrasco (8-5), who started the game 1-4 with a 9.45 ERA in six outings at Comerica Park, struck out eight and allowed three runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings to help disappoint a sellout crowd that turned out for Detroit starter Justin Verlander's season debut. The former MVP and Cy Young award winner, who had been on the disabled list with a right triceps strain since the start of the season, left with a 3-2 lead after pitching five innings but reliever Blaine Hardy (2-1) was tagged for two runs in the sixth that gave the Indians the lead for good. Detroit's J.D. Martinez led off the eighth with a homer off Bryan Shaw before Cleveland's Cody Allen pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for his 14th save in 15 chances.

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