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Who's the winner? Martinez, Tigers awarded 6-5 victory over Braves in rain-shortened game

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    Home plate umpire Angel Campos, left, walks off the field after stopping the game with Atlanta Braves batter Todd Cunningham nearby in the ninth inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Tigers won 6-5. The game was stopped because of rain with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the Tigers were awarded the win. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (The Associated Press)

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    Detroit Tigers shortstop Stephen Lombardozzi (4), third baseman Nick Castellanos (9) and second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) all move in for a fly ball hit by Atlanta Braves' B.J. Upton in the first inning of a spring exhibition baseball game, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla. Upton was out on the play. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (The Associated Press)

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    Atlanta Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt tags Detroit Tigers' Hernan Perez for the out at home in the ninth inning of a spring training baseball game, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla. The Tigers won 6-5. The game was stopped because of rain with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and the Tigers were awarded the win. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (The Associated Press)

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    Atlanta Braves catcher Ryan Doumit breaks his bat in the second inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla. Doumit was out on the ground ball. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (The Associated Press)

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    Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Freddy Garcia throws in the first inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (The Associated Press)

In a spring training game that ended with neither team sure who won, the Detroit Tigers were awarded a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves in a rain-shortened exhibition Wednesday.

Hernan Perez hit a two-run, two-out single in the top of the ninth inning that put the Tigers ahead.

The game was stopped with two outs in the bottom of the ninth with a Braves runner on first base, and it never resumed.

During the regular season, the game would have been suspended and completed later. The Braves asked the Elias Sports Bureau for a ruling — with no resumption in sight, the Braves said Elias told them Detroit was declared the winner.

Neither manager questioned the decision, either.

Victor Martinez got two hits, drove in two runs and stole a base for the Tigers. Braves starter Freddy Garcia struck out two in two hitless innings.