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Homers pace Tigers
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Tigers 10, Rangers 2
Ramon Santiago homered for the first time since Aug. 1, 2003. (Duane Burleson/AP)
The Tigers hit three home runs in the third inning to lead to Justin Verlander's first win. Magglio Ordonez and Miguel Cabrera went back-to-back, followed by Ramon Santiago's two-run shot, his first home run since the 2003 season.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (7-14)
Lost 5
Detroit 10, Texas 2   DET
Detroit (8-13)
Won 2
April 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 8 0
Detroit
0 2 5 0 0 0 0 3 X   10 11 0
Standings thru 4/22/08  |  Recap: TEX | DET  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Tigers stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5110012.267
Young, SS4010012.259
  Vazquez, SS1000000.200
Hamilton, CF3011110.306
Bradley, DH3010111.328
Blalock, 3B4000024.311
Catalanotto, LF3111000.250
  a-Botts, PH-LF0000100.167
Murphy, RF4000001.276
Laird, C3020100.246
Broussard, 1B4010013.175
Totals342824713 

a-Walked for Catalanotto in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Catalanotto (2, 2nd inning off Verlander, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler; Young; Hamilton; Bradley; Catalanotto 4; Laird 2; Broussard.
RBI: Catalanotto (4), Hamilton (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 2; Young; Broussard.
SF: Hamilton.
Team LOB: 10.

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Thomas, CF4011002.295
Rodriguez, C4101014.257
Guillen, 1B4000112.314
Ordonez, RF4111112.269
  Thames, RF0000000.172
Cabrera, DH4112101.267
Jones, J, LF3220100.208
  Raburn, LF1000003.250
Renteria, SS4241000.333
Inge, 3B3201013.246
Santiago, 2B3123101.467
Totals341011105418 

BATTING
2B: Thomas (4, Padilla), Renteria (4, Padilla), Santiago (2, Padilla), Jones, J (1, Rupe).
3B: Jones, J (1, Padilla).
HR: Ordonez (3, 3rd inning off Padilla, 0 on, 1 out), Cabrera (4, 3rd inning off Padilla, 0 on, 1 out), Santiago (1, 3rd inning off Padilla, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Thomas 2; Ordonez 4; Cabrera 4; Jones, J 5; Renteria 5; Santiago 6.
RBI: Inge (12), Santiago 3 (4), Ordonez (8), Cabrera 2 (15), Renteria (14), Thomas (5), Rodriguez (9).
2-out RBI: Santiago 3; Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez; Rodriguez; Cabrera; Santiago; Raburn 2.
Team LOB: 8.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (L, 2-2)3.08771234.97
Rupe 4.03331206.00
Littleton 1.00003002.35
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander (W, 1-3)6.06112315.93
Miner 0.121101013.06
Seay 1.10001203.86
Bautista 0.10001000.96
Grilli 1.00000104.22

Rupe pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

HBP: Thomas (by Padilla), Rodriguez (by Rupe), Inge (by Rupe).
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 69-46, Rupe 56-31, Littleton 26-10, Verlander 110-65, Miner 15-10, Seay 32-21, Bautista 10-5, Grilli 17-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 7-0, Rupe 6-3, Littleton 3-0, Verlander 9-6, Miner 0-0, Seay 1-1, Bautista 0-1, Grilli 1-1.
Batters faced: Padilla 19, Rupe 17, Littleton 6, Verlander 26, Miner 3, Seay 5, Bautista 2, Grilli 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Littleton 3-3, Seay 2-1, Bautista 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 3:04.
Att: 33,629.

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