Tigers edge Rays in 11 innings after two late rallies

Jeimer Candelario hit a pair of home runs and knocked in three runs, while Robbie Grossman drew a game-ending walk with the bases loaded as the host Detroit Tigers edged the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7 in 11 innings on Sunday.Candelario’s second homer, a two-run shot, erased Tampa’s 7-5 lead in the 10th inning.Miguel Cabrera had a two-run single for Detroit, while Kyle Funkhouser (7-3) got the win with an inning of scoreless relief.Tigers starter Tarik Skubal, who is on an innings limit, struck out six in three innings. He allowed one walk and one hit.Yandy Diaz drove in three runs for the Rays, while Brett Phillips hit a two-run homer during a four-run eighth-inning uprising to give Tampa Bay a late 5-2 lead. Nelson Cruz also homered for the Rays. J.P. Feyereisen (4-4) took the loss.After the Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the third inning on a Victory Reyes single, Cruz tied it in the fourth against Jose Urena with his 31st home run of the season and the 35th of his career against the Tigers, including postseason games.

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