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Rookie extends win streak
Tigers 5, Braves 0
Ivan Rodriguez connects on a two-run single in the sixth inning. (Gregory Smith/AP)
 Rodriguez's two-run single
Andrew Miller scattered four hits over six-plus shutout innings, leading the Tigers to their seventh straight victory. Detroit broke a scoreless tie in the sixth, sending 10 men to the plate. Gary Sheffield started the scoring with an RBI single, while Ivan Rodriguez plated a pair with a single of his own.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (45-29)
Won 7
Detroit 5, Atlanta 0   ATL
Atlanta (38-38)
Lost 5
June 24, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0   5 9 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 1
Standings thru 6/24/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Braves Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Infante, CF3110000.316
  b-Granderson, PH-CF2000013.289
Polanco, 2B3100100.333
Sheffield, LF5121011.295
Ordonez, RF5120011.381
Guillen, SS2011200.324
Rodriguez, C4022004.289
Thames, 1B2000002.238
  a-Casey, PH-1B1000100.284
Inge, 3B3110103.253
Miller, P3000035.000
  Durbin, P0001000.000
Totals335955619 

a-Intentionally walked for Thames in the 6th. b-Struck out for Infante in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Guillen (18, James), Inge (11, Ledezma).
TB: Infante; Sheffield 2; Ordonez 2; Guillen 2; Rodriguez 2; Inge 2.
RBI: Sheffield (50), Guillen (54), Rodriguez 2 (42), Durbin (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Miller; Granderson 2.
SF: Durbin.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Inge (4, 3rd base off Ledezma/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
DP: (Polanco-Guillen-Casey).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Escobar, 2B3000102.264
Diaz, LF4010011.340
Renteria, SS4000002.324
Jones, C, 3B4010001.320
  Orr, 3B0000000.192
Francoeur, RF4010002.276
Jones, A, CF3010111.199
Saltalamacchia, C4020012.320
Woodward, 1B4000024.198
James, P2000000.136
  Moylan, P0000000.000
  Paronto, P0000000.000
  a-Johnson, PH0000100.274
  Ledezma, P0000000.000
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
Totals320603515 

a-Walked for Paronto in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Diaz; Jones, C; Francoeur; Jones, A; Saltalamacchia 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Woodward; Renteria; Escobar; Francoeur.
GIDP: Woodward.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Escobar (1, 2nd base off Miller/Rodriguez).

FIELDING
E: Diaz (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Francoeur (Polanco at home).
DP: 2 (Francoeur-Saltalamacchia, Escobar-Renteria-Woodward).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Miller (W, 3-1)6.04002202.70
Durbin (S, 1)3.02001304.20
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
James (L, 6-7)5.05442404.29
Moylan 1.01001202.27
Paronto 1.01002004.88
Ledezma 1.01110004.78
Villarreal 1.01000003.55

Miller pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
James pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.

WP: Durbin.
IBB: Inge (by James), Casey (by Moylan).
HBP: Polanco (by James).
Pitches-strikes: Miller 88-52, Durbin 47-31, James 77-51, Moylan 19-11, Paronto 25-14, Ledezma 17-11, Villarreal 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Miller 8-8, Durbin 4-2, James 3-8, Moylan 0-1, Paronto 0-3, Ledezma 2-1, Villarreal 3-0.
Batters faced: Miller 24, Durbin 11, James 23, Moylan 5, Paronto 5, Ledezma 4, Villarreal 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Durbin 1-0, Moylan 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 89 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:52.
Att: 34,181.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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