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Pirates 6, Tigers 3
Dontrelle Willis struggled with his command, issuing eight walks in 3 2/3 innings. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Dontrelle Willis' return to a National League setting was not what he pictured. The left-hander issued eight walks in 3 2/3 troublesome innings, giving up six runs that the Tigers could not overcome in a defeat to the Pirates in the rubber game of an Interleague set.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (34-29)
Lost 2
Pittsburgh 6, Detroit 3   PIT
Pittsburgh (30-33)
Won 2
June 14, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0   3 5 0
Pittsburgh
3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 X   6 9 1
Standings thru 6/14/09  |  Recap: DET | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Pirates stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kelly, D, LF 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .333
  Robertson, N, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Zumaya, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Santiago, R, 2B 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .286
  b-Polanco, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261
Anderson, J, RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
  c-Raburn, PH-RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .320
Granderson, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .259
Inge, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .264
Laird, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .219
Everett, SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .266
Willis, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Miner, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  a-Thames, M, PH-LF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .310
Totals 29 3 5 2 5 3 18  

a-Singled for Miner in the 7th. b-Flied out for Santiago, R in the 7th. c-Walked for Anderson, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kelly, D (1, Ohlendorf).
TB: Laird; Kelly, D 3; Anderson, J; Thames, M.
RBI: Kelly, D 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Kelly, D 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, M 2; Polanco; Inge.
SAC: Santiago, R.
GIDP: Granderson, Everett.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Inge-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 3 2 2 0 2 1 0 .327
LaRoche, 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .289
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 2 2 1 1 0 2 .315
Monroe, LF 3 1 0 1 2 2 4 .213
  Morgan, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Young, D, RF 4 1 3 0 1 0 3 .358
Hinske, 1B 1 0 0 1 4 1 1 .279
Diaz, R, C 4 0 1 3 0 0 6 .288
Wilson, Ja, SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 8 .259
Ohlendorf, P 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .038
  Jackson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Moss, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 6 9 6 11 4 32  

a-Hit by pitch for Burnett, S in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Sanchez, F 2; Young, D 3; LaRoche; McCutchen 2; Diaz, R.
RBI: Monroe (16), Hinske (10), Diaz, R 3 (13), Sanchez, F (25).
2-out RBI: Diaz, R 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Ja 2; Ohlendorf 2; Diaz, R; Monroe 2.
SF: Diaz, R.
GIDP: Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 3-for-15.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: McCutchen (2, 2nd base off Willis/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Ohlendorf (1, pickoff).
DP: 2 (Hinske-Wilson, Ja, Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-Hinske).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Willis (L, 1-4) 3.2 6 6 6 8 1 0 7.49
Miner 2.1 2 0 0 1 2 0 4.35
Robertson, N 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.20
Zumaya 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.00
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ohlendorf (W, 6-5) 6.0 2 1 1 2 2 0 4.56
Jackson 0.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 6.43
Burnett, S (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.93
Grabow (H, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.72
Capps (S, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.98

IBB: Sanchez, F (by Robertson, N).
HBP: Everett (by Ohlendorf), Moss (by Robertson, N).
Pitches-strikes: Willis 88-43, Miner 40-24, Robertson, N 28-14, Zumaya 13-8, Ohlendorf 91-56, Jackson 28-17, Burnett, S 3-3, Grabow 18-13, Capps 15-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Willis 5-2, Miner 2-1, Robertson, N 3-0, Zumaya 0-1, Ohlendorf 6-2, Jackson 2-0, Burnett, S 0-1, Grabow 1-1, Capps 1-0.
Batters faced: Willis 24, Miner 10, Robertson, N 6, Zumaya 4, Ohlendorf 22, Jackson 6, Burnett, S 1, Grabow 4, Capps 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Miner 3-2, Burnett, S 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 3:05 (:09 delay).
Att: 27,565.
Venue: PNC Park.
June 14, 2009
June 14, 2009

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