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Miguel Cabrera hits long home run as Tigers' split squad loses to Mets 5-4

  • Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a home run in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a home run in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Mets' Eric Campbell, right, high-fives third base coach Tim Teufel after hitting a home run in the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    New York Mets' Eric Campbell, right, high-fives third base coach Tim Teufel after hitting a home run in the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

  • Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a home run in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a home run in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

Miguel Cabrera hit a long solo home run and a sacrifice fly as a Detroit Tigers' split squad lost to the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday.

The drive by the two-time AL MVP came in the third inning against Daisuke Matsuzaka.

New York's Eric Campbell was 2 for 4 with a double, a home run and two runs. Detroit's Tyler Collins hit a two-run homer.

Matsuzaka allowed four runs and seven hits in five innings and struck out five. Tigers starter Kyle Lobstein gave up one hit — Campbell's home run — in 2 2-3 innings.