Detroit Tigers 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 74
Played on Sunday, June 28, 2009 (D) at Minute Maid Park

DET A    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  2  -   4  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  6  0
Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Granderson cf                 4   1   3   1       0   1       5   0
Polanco 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Cabrera 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       7   2
Thames lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Anderson pr,lf              0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Inge 3b                       4   2   2   2       0   0       2   2
Ordonez rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Laird c                       3   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Jackson p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Kelly ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raburn ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Seay p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodney p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   4   7   4       1   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Cabrera.

BATTING - 
2B: Laird (9,off Ortiz).
HR: Granderson (18,6th inning off Ortiz 0 on 1 out); Inge (18,9th inning off
Valverde 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Polanco (6,by Ortiz).
GDP: Cabrera (11,off Ortiz); Polanco (8,off Ortiz).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Granderson (4,2nd base by Ortiz/I. Rodriguez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Keppinger ss                  3   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   1       7   0
Lee lf                        3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kata ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       3   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Michaels pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Matsui 2b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       5   2
Ortiz p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   6   3       0   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Blum-Matsui-Berkman, Blum-Matsui-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Pence (15,off Jackson); Matsui (8,off Jackson).
3B: Bourn (6,off Jackson).
SF: Berkman (4,off Jackson).
HBP: Keppinger (2,by Jackson); Blum (3,by Jackson).
GDP: Berkman (7,off Jackson).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson                       7     5   3   3   0   5   0  27
Seay W(1-1)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Rodney SV(17)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   3   0   5   0  34

HBP: Jackson 2 (2,Keppinger,Blum).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ortiz                         7.1   6   2   2   0   5   1  26
Byrdak                        0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Valverde L(0-2)               1     1   2   2   1   1   1   5
Totals                        9     7   4   4   1   8   2  33

HBP: Ortiz (3,Polanco).

Umpires: HP - James Hoye, 1B - Bill Welke, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Tim Welke
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 34041


Starting Lineups:

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

TIGERS 1ST: Granderson singled to center; Granderson was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Polanco singled to center;
Cabrera grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Polanco out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (second to first); Keppinger
singled to center; Berkman grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Keppinger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Thames struck out; Inge popped to first; Ordonez
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee popped to first; Blum grounded out (second to
pitcher); Pence flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
0, Astros 0.

TIGERS 3RD: On a bunt Laird grounded out (pitcher to first);
Everett popped to second; Jackson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: I. Rodriguez popped to first; Matsui lined to third;
Ortiz was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
0, Astros 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Granderson singled to shortstop; Polanco grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Granderson out at
second]; Cabrera flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bourn tripled to center; Keppinger was hit by a
pitch; Berkman out on a sacrifice fly to center [Bourn scored];
Lee singled to left [Keppinger to second]; Blum popped to third;
Pence doubled [Keppinger scored, Lee to third]; I. Rodriguez
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Thames flied to center; Inge singled to shortstop;
Ordonez flied to right; Laird doubled to center [Inge scored];
Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Tigers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Matsui grounded out (first to pitcher); Ortiz lined
to second; Bourn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1,
Astros 2.

TIGERS 6TH: Jackson struck out; Granderson homered; Polanco was
hit by a pitch; Cabrera struck out; Thames forced Polanco
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Keppinger flied to center; Berkman struck out; Lee
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2,
Astros 2.

TIGERS 7TH: Inge flied to right; Ordonez struck out; Laird
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Blum was hit by a pitch; Pence struck out; I.
Rodriguez flied to center; Matsui doubled to center [Blum
scored, Matsui to third (on throw to home)]; Ortiz flied to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 2, Astros 3.

TIGERS 8TH: Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); KELLY
BATTED FOR JACKSON; BYRDAK REPLACED ORTIZ (PITCHING); RABURN
BATTED FOR KELLY; Raburn struck out; Granderson struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: SEAY REPLACED RABURN (PITCHING); Bourn grounded out
(second to first); Keppinger grounded out (second to first);
Berkman flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Astros
3.

TIGERS 9TH: ERSTAD REPLACED LEE (PLAYING LF); VALVERDE REPLACED
BYRDAK (PITCHING); Polanco flied to right; Cabrera flied to
center; Thames walked; ANDERSON RAN FOR THAMES; Inge homered
[Anderson scored]; Ordonez struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: ANDERSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); KATA BATTED
FOR ERSTAD; RODNEY REPLACED SEAY (PITCHING); Kata grounded out
(first to pitcher); Blum singled to center; MICHAELS RAN FOR
BLUM; Pence popped to catcher; I. Rodriguez forced Michaels
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           4   7   0    2
 Astros           3   6   0    4


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