Miguel Cabrera leads Tigers past A's 10-6

Oakland Athletics' Brandon Inge swings for a grand slam hit off Detroit Tigers' Colin Balester during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

May 10, 2012 10:37:17 PM PDT
Miguel Cabrera broke out of a slump with two RBI hits in Detroit's eight-run third inning and the Tigers went on to beat the A's 10-6 on Thursday night.

Cabrera, who came into the game hitless in his previous 14 at-bats, finished with four hits, including an RBI double and a run-scoring single in the big third inning. Cabrera also had an RBI single in the fifth.

Alex Avila added a two-run double in the third and Delmon Young, Brennan Boesch and Ramon Santiago also had run-scoring hits in the inning as the Tigers knocked out Bartolo Colon (3-3) early in their highest-scoring game since putting up 13 runs against Boston in the third game of the season.

The Oakland A's tweeted: "Brandon Inge is the 2nd player in #Athletics history to hit 2 grand slams over a 3-game span; the other is Jimmie Foxx on Sept. 22-24, 1932."

KGO contributed to this report.