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Tigers' trip ends in defeat
Athletics 3, Tigers 2
Detroit starter Nate Robertson (center) departs in the seventh inning. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
 Monroe's RBI single
 Ordonez's RBI single
Looking to head home on a high note, the Tigers couldn't even the score and finished their trip at 3-8. Lefty Nate Robertson gave up three runs over six-plus frames, while Craig Monroe and Magglio Ordonez collected RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (61-46)
Lost 2
Oakland 3, Detroit 2   OAK
Oakland (51-57)
Won 2
August 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 7 0
Oakland
0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 X   3 9 0
Standings thru 8/1/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Athletics Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Raburn, CF3010000.382
  b-Casey, PH-1B1000002.291
  c-Guillen, PH1000010.312
Polanco, 2B3120100.343
Sheffield, DH3000112.290
Ordonez, RF2111203.348
Rodriguez, C4010031.283
Hessman, 1B2000001.222
  a-Granderson, PH-CF2000013.300
Monroe, LF4011013.222
Infante, SS4010000.254
Inge, 3B3000110.246
Totals322725815 

a-Struck out for Hessman in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Raburn in the 7th. c-Struck out for Casey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Polanco (26, Braden).
TB: Raburn; Polanco 3; Ordonez; Rodriguez; Monroe; Infante.
RBI: Monroe (53), Ordonez (89).
2-out RBI: Monroe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez 2; Casey; Monroe 2.
Team LOB: 8.

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Buck, RF4120100.283
Stewart, LF5111015.303
Swisher, CF3010110.256
Piazza, DH4021003.305
Ellis, 2B4121005.261
Scutaro, 3B3000114.237
Johnson, 1B3000103.237
Murphy, SS3000003.156
Bowen, C4010012.213
Totals333934425 

BATTING
2B: Buck 2 (17, Robertson, Robertson), Stewart (13, Robertson).
HR: Ellis (13, 6th inning off Robertson, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Buck 4; Stewart 2; Swisher; Piazza 2; Ellis 5; Bowen.
RBI: Stewart (33), Piazza (20), Ellis (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy; Scutaro; Ellis 2; Stewart 2.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Buck (Monroe at 2nd base).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (L, 6-9)6.09331215.05
Durbin 1.10001104.36
Seay 0.10002103.14
Grilli 0.10000005.37
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Braden 5.14222305.28
Brown (BS, 1)(W, 1-0)1.12001203.09
Casilla (H, 7)0.21002102.08
Embree (S, 12)1.20000203.45

Robertson pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Braden.
IBB: Swisher (by Durbin).
HBP: Murphy (by Seay).
Pitches-strikes: Robertson 96-65, Durbin 22-9, Seay 20-8, Grilli 7-5, Braden 92-55, Brown 24-15, Casilla 16-8, Embree 19-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Robertson 6-10, Durbin 3-0, Seay 0-0, Grilli 0-1, Braden 3-9, Brown 1-0, Casilla 1-0, Embree 1-2.
Batters faced: Robertson 28, Durbin 5, Seay 4, Grilli 1, Braden 21, Brown 6, Casilla 5, Embree 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Durbin 2-0, Grilli 3-0, Brown 1-1, Casilla 2-0, Embree 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 3:10.
Att: 27,118.

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