Baltimore Orioles defeat Detroit Tigers, 11-2

A recap of the Orioles' 11-2 win over the Tigers last night:

MORA STAYS HOT

Melvin Mora entered last night with just three hits in 18 career at-bats against Tigers starter Nate Robertson, but it seems nobody can cool off the veteran third baseman these days. Mora went 3-for-4 with four RBIs, a home run, a triple, a sacrifice fly, a walk and two runs scored. He has hits in 12 of his past 13 games, going 26-for-57 during that stretch with seven homers and 21 RBIs. Sinc...

DETROIT - Sitting in front of his locker this week, Melvin Mora downplayed his offensive surge after the All-Star break. He maintained that he wasn't doing anything differently. He insisted that he had been swinging the bat just as well in the first half, only his luck, as well as his health, had improved.

In fact, Mora, 36, was feeling so good that day that he told a reporter he wanted to play until he was 50, and then scoffed when that suggestion was met with laughter...