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Tigers 6, Angels 2
Joe Saunders walks back to the mound after surrendering a two-run homer. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
The Angels managed just three hits in the first eight innings against Tigers righty Armando Galarraga. Halos lefty Joe Saunders was foiled in his bid for his ninth win, allowing five runs on seven hits in just five innings. He gave up two two-run homers in his worst outing of the season.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (22-31)
Won 1
Detroit 6, LA Angels 2   LAA
LA Angels (32-23)
Lost 1
May 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0   6 11 0
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 4 1
Standings thru 5/28/08  |  Recap: DET | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Angels stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5220001.248
Polanco, 2B5120021.292
Thames, LF4224002.261
  Joyce, LF1000000.208
Ordonez, DH4120100.327
Cabrera, 1B3001112.271
Rodriguez, C4010003.260
Renteria, SS4021000.277
Inge, 3B4000014.216
Raburn, RF4000022.196
Totals3861162615 

BATTING
2B: Polanco (13, Saunders).
HR: Thames 2 (5, 1st inning off Saunders, 1 on, 1 out; 5th inning off Saunders, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Granderson 2; Polanco 3; Thames 8; Ordonez 2; Rodriguez; Renteria 2.
RBI: Thames 4 (16), Renteria (25), Cabrera (30).
2-out RBI: Renteria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge; Rodriguez; Granderson.
SF: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Polanco-Renteria-Cabrera, Inge-Polanco-Cabrera, Polanco-Cabrera).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, LF2100202.276
Izturis, SS4112002.206
Anderson, DH4000010.277
Hunter, CF4000020.275
Matthews, RF3010000.219
Kotchman, 1B3010001.310
Napoli, C3000012.226
Wood, 3B2000100.111
Rodriguez, S, 2B3010001.175
Totals28242348 

BATTING
HR: Izturis (1, 9th inning off Galarraga, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Izturis 4; Matthews; Kotchman; Rodriguez, S.
RBI: Izturis 2 (15).
GIDP: Willits; Napoli.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Wood (2, throw).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Galarraga (W, 4-2)8.14223413.44
Jones, T 0.20000004.50
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saunders (L, 8-2)5.07551522.76
Speier 2.02111004.95
Bootcheck 1.01000108.10
Oliver 1.01000002.42

WP: Bootcheck.
IBB: Ordonez (by Speier).
Pitches-strikes: Galarraga 104-67, Jones, T 7-4, Saunders 93-60, Speier 29-17, Bootcheck 19-11, Oliver 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Galarraga 9-11, Jones, T 1-1, Saunders 4-6, Speier 1-5, Bootcheck 1-1, Oliver 1-2.
Batters faced: Galarraga 29, Jones, T 2, Saunders 24, Speier 9, Bootcheck 4, Oliver 4.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:35.
Att: 42,191.

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