Cleveland Indians Defeat Detroit Tigers via Walk-Off Balk in 13th Inning (Video)

Indians win walk-off balk

How do you keep a game between the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians interesting after reigning AL MVP Miguel Cabrera has been ejected for arguing a call with the home plate umpire?

Simple.  First, you have both teams go into extra innings tied 9-9.  Then, you have the away team (in this case, the Tigers) score a run in the top of the thirteenth inning, before watching the home team (in this case, the Indians) cap off the comeback in the bottom half of the inning with….wait for it…


It was the first time since July 4, 2011, that a game ended on a walk-off balk.  You can watch the latest walk-off balk, administered by the Tigers’ Al Alburquerque, in the video below:


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