Gerald Laird left the game in the first inning with back spasms. (David J. Phillip/AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
Alfredo Figaro did not have as strong a second Major League start as his first, allowing eight runs (seven earned) on 10 hits to suffer his first loss. Ramon Santiago homered in the third inning for the lone Tigers run.
BATTING HR: Santiago (6, 3rd inning off Paulino, F, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Cabrera, Mi; Thames, M;
Santiago 4. RBI: Santiago (24). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge. Team RISP:
0-for-2. Team LOB: 2.
FIELDING PB: Ryan (1). Outfield assists: Kelly (Bourn
at 2nd base). DP: 2 (Polanco-Santiago-Cabrera, Mi, Kelly-Polanco-Cabrera, Mi).
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