Lucas French gave up two runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings on Thursday. (Duane Burleson/AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
The Tigers were, for the fourth time since the All-Star break, on the wrong end of a one-run game as their offense mustered just three hits against the Mariners. One of those hits was an RBI triple off the bat of Curtis Granderson in the eighth, but it was too little, too late.
BATTING 2B: Sweeney, M (8, French), Hannahan (8, French), Lopez, Jo (23, French). TB: Suzuki,
I 2; Lopez, Jo 2; Sweeney, M 3; Langerhans; Johnson, Ro; Hannahan 2. RBI: Sweeney, M (16), Balentien (13). 2-out
RBI: Sweeney, M. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Balentien; Cedeno; Branyan; Hannahan. Team
RISP: 3-for-11. Team LOB: 6.
WP: French. HBP: Langerhans (by French). Pitches-strikes: Washburn 93-55, Lowe, M 16-8, White
5-4, Aardsma 12-8, French 87-57, Perry 36-23, Ni, F 17-8. Groundouts-flyouts: Washburn 3-10, Lowe, M 0-0, White
1-0, Aardsma 0-0, French 3-2, Perry 1-2, Ni, F 0-1. Batters faced: Washburn 24, Lowe, M 4, White 1, Aardsma 3,
French 24, Perry 8, Ni, F 3. Inherited runners-scored: White 1-0, Perry 2-0. Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano.
1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Joe West. Weather: 68 degrees, overcast. Wind: 5 mph, Out to
LF. T: 2:28 (:26 delay). Att: 32,177. July 23, 2009
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