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Pelfrey remains winless as Tigers fall to Oakland

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DETROIT (AP) -- Rich Hill allowed four hits in seven scoreless innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Tuesday night.
   Marcus Semien homered for the A's, and Hill (3-2) breezed through Detroit's righty-heavy lineup with little trouble. The left-hander struck out eight and wasn't really in any jams after he escaped the first inning with two on.
   Mike Pelfrey (0-4) allowed five runs and nine hits in 6 2/3 innings and remains winless since signing with Detroit this past offseason. He allowed three runs in the fourth inning and then gave up Semien's two-run shot with two out in the seventh.
   Justin Upton made a terrific catch in left field in the third, reaching above the wall on a drive by Oakland's Chris Coghlan. The ball actually popped out of Upton's glove, but he was able to gather it in before it hit the ground.
 

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