Tigers' role players step up

Detroit steals a Game 2 victory with the help of some unlikely heroes

Updated: October 9, 2012, 2:45 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- For all the eye-opening things that happened at Comerica Park on Sunday -- a pitcher kissing a baseball in the middle of a play, a pair of runs scoring on wild pitches, seven lead changes in nine innings -- there was one moment in particular that stood out.

It happened three hours and 28 minutes after the first pitch, when this emotionally exhausting back-and-forth affair had finally come to an end. After belting the game-winning sacrifice fly to right field, giving ...

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