Houston Astros 5, Detroit Tigers 4
Regular Season Game 72
Played on Friday, June 26, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

DET A    1  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  1    0  2  x  -   5 10  0
Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Granderson cf                 3   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Polanco 2b                    5   1   1   3       0   0       4   2
  Dolsi p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabrera 1b                    4   1   2   1       1   1       7   0
Thames lf                     2   0   1   0       2   0       0   0
  Anderson pr,lf,rf           1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Inge 3b                       4   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Ordonez rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Zumaya p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Santiago 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raburn ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Laird c                       3   0   2   0       1   0       6   1
Everett ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   7
Verlander p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Robertson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miner p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelly lf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       32   4   9   4       7   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Polanco-Cabrera.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (9,off W. Rodriguez).
HR: Cabrera (16,1st inning off W. Rodriguez 0 on 2 out); Polanco (4,2nd inning
off W. Rodriguez 2 on 2 out).
SH: Verlander 2 (2,off W. Rodriguez 2); Everett (8,off Arias).
GDP: Ordonez (12,off W. Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Anderson (12,2nd base off Hawkins/I. Rodriguez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   0   2   0       2   1       3   0
Keppinger 3b                  4   1   1   1       1   0       0   1
Tejada ss                     4   1   2   2       0   0       1   7
Lee lf                        5   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman 1b                    1   0   1   0       3   0       7   1
Pence rf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   1   1   0       0   2       4   0
Matsui 2b                     3   1   1   0       0   0       6   2
W. Rodriguez p                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Kata ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Arias p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph,lf                0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       31   5  10   5       7   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tejada-Matsui-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (25,off Verlander); I. Rodriguez (9,off Verlander).
SH: Matsui (6,off Verlander).
SF: Tejada (4,off Dolsi).
GDP: Keppinger (4,off Miner).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Verlander                     5.1   7   3   3   4   6   0  27
Robertson                     0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Miner                         1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Zumaya L(3-2)                 0.2   1   2   2   3   0   0   6
Dolsi                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8    10   5   5   7   6   0  40

BK: Verlander (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
W. Rodriguez                  6     7   4   4   4   3   2  28
Arias                         1.1   1   0   0   2   0   0   7
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Sampson W(4-0)                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Hawkins SV(10)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   4   4   7   4   2  42


Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - James Hoye, 3B - Bill Welke
Time of Game: 3:24   Attendance: 33052


Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Houston Astros           
1. Granderson          cf        Bourn               cf
2. Polanco             2b        Keppinger           3b
3. Cabrera             1b        Tejada              ss
4. Thames              lf        Lee                 lf
5. Inge                3b        Berkman             1b
6. Ordonez             rf        Pence               rf
7. Laird               c         I. Rodriguez        c
8. Everett             ss        Matsui              2b
9. Verlander           p         W. Rodriguez        p

TIGERS 1ST: Granderson flied to center; Polanco grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabrera homered; Thames walked; Inge
walked [Thames to second]; Ordonez flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn struck out; Keppinger singled to right; Tejada
singled to right [Keppinger to third]; Lee popped to second;
Berkman walked [Tejada to second]; Pence struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Laird popped to shortstop; Everett doubled to left;
Verlander struck out; Granderson walked; Polanco homered
[Everett scored, Granderson scored]; Cabrera struck out; 3 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: I. Rodriguez was called out on strikes; Matsui
grounded out (shortstop to first); W. Rodriguez was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 0.

TIGERS 3RD: Thames flied to center; Inge lined to center;
Ordonez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn walked; Keppinger forced Bourn (shortstop to
second); Tejada doubled to left [Keppinger scored]; Lee was
called out on strikes; Berkman walked; Pence singled to left
[Tejada scored, Berkman to second]; I. Rodriguez struck out; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 2.

TIGERS 4TH: On a bunt Laird singled to third; Everett lined to
left; Verlander out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Laird
to second]; Granderson flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Tigers 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui flied to center; W. Rodriguez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bourn singled to center; Verlander balked
[Bourn to second]; Keppinger grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Polanco grounded out (second to first); Cabrera
walked; Thames singled to first [Cabrera to second]; Inge
singled to left [Cabrera to third, Thames to second]; Ordonez
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Inge
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Tejada flied to right; Lee flied to right; Berkman
walked; Pence grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 2.

TIGERS 6TH: Laird singled to left; Everett forced Laird
(shortstop to second); Verlander out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Everett to second]; Granderson was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: I. Rodriguez doubled to right; Matsui out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [I. Rodriguez to third]; KATA
BATTED FOR W. RODRIGUEZ; Kata singled to right [I. Rodriguez
scored]; ROBERTSON REPLACED VERLANDER (PITCHING); Bourn singled
to right [Kata to second]; MINER REPLACED ROBERTSON (PITCHING);
Keppinger grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Bourn out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4,
Astros 3.

TIGERS 7TH: ARIAS REPLACED KATA (PITCHING); Polanco grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabrera flied to right; Thames walked;
ANDERSON RAN FOR THAMES; Inge singled to center [Anderson to
second]; Ordonez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: ANDERSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Tejada
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lee lined to third; Berkman
singled to right; ANDERSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
ZUMAYA REPLACED ORDONEZ (PITCHING); KELLY REPLACED MINER
(PLAYING LF); Pence forced Berkman (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 3.

TIGERS 8TH: Laird walked; Everett out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Laird to second]; BYRDAK REPLACED ARIAS
(PITCHING); Kelly struck out; Granderson walked; SAMPSON
REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Polanco flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: I. Rodriguez flied to right; Matsui singled to
center; ERSTAD BATTED FOR SAMPSON; Erstad walked [Matsui to
second]; Bourn walked [Matsui to third, Erstad to second];
Keppinger walked [Matsui scored, Erstad to third, Bourn to
second]; DOLSI REPLACED POLANCO (PITCHING); SANTIAGO REPLACED
ZUMAYA (PLAYING 2B); Tejada out on a sacrifice fly to left
[Erstad scored]; Lee flied to left; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Tigers 4, Astros 5.

TIGERS 9TH: HAWKINS REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); ERSTAD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); Cabrera singled to center; Anderson forced
Cabrera (shortstop to second); Anderson stole second; Inge flied
to left; RABURN BATTED FOR SANTIAGO; Raburn grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           4   9   0   11
 Astros           5  10   0   11


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