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Tuesday, March 25, 2008:
Tigers 10, Astros 9
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF3111101.261
Abercrombie, CF1000000.227
Pence, RF4321111.403
Berkman, 1B3022100.298
Erstad, 1B0100100.313
Lee, LF3010101.262
Newhan, LF1110000.260
Tejada, SS4010005.345
Ausmus, 3B0001100.303
Cruz, DH3002134.339
Wigginton, 3B4100014.203
Quintero, H, C1001002.361
Towles, C2110000.409
Loretta, SS2000002.260
Perez, T, 2B5111004.333
Totals3691097524.287
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Renteria, SS4000021.208
Santiago, SS1110000.394
Polanco, P, 2B4010000.426
Raburn, 2B0000000.255
Sheffield, DH3100121.163
a-Perez, T, PH-DH1000002.394
Ordonez, RF4231001.356
1-Scram, PR-RF1111000.500
Cabrera, 3B4220011.267
Guillen, 1B3212101.295
2-Hessman, PR-1B0000000.194
Jones, J, LF3012010.208
Thomas, LF1011000.286
Rodriguez, C2111000.358
Sardinha, C2000002.143
Inge, CF2000100.222
Guzman, Fre, CF1000012.344
Totals36101283711.283
a-Flied out for Sheffield in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ordonez in the 8th. 2-Ran for Guillen in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Towles (4, Verlander), Perez, T (6, Verlander), Berkman (3, Verlander).
TB: Bourn; Pence 2; Berkman 3; Lee; Newhan; Tejada; Towles 2; Perez, T 2.
RBI: Berkman 2 (9), Cruz 2 (16), Perez, T (5), Pence (15), Bourn (4), Ausmus (3), Quintero, H (10).
2-out RBI: Bourn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wigginton 2; Cruz; Pence; Perez, T.
SF: Cruz.
GIDP: Perez, T.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn 2 (10, 2nd base off Verlander/Rodriguez, 2nd base off Verlander/Rodriguez), Pence (3, 2nd base off Verlander/Rodriguez).

FIELDING
E: Wigginton (8, throw).
DP: (Tejada-Perez, T-Berkman).

BATTING
2B: Polanco, P (6, Sampson), Ordonez (5, Villarreal).
3B: Guillen (2, Sampson).
HR: Rodriguez (8, 3rd inning off Sampson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Santiago; Polanco, P 2; Ordonez 4; Scram; Cabrera 2; Guillen 3; Jones, J; Thomas; Rodriguez 4.
RBI: Rodriguez (11), Guillen 2 (12), Jones, J 2 (5), Ordonez (9), Thomas (2), Scram (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez; Guzman, Fre.
GIDP: Renteria.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Jones, J (2, 2nd base by Villarreal/Towles).

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez (1, throw), Cabrera (4, fielding).
DP: (Polanco, P-Renteria-Guillen).

HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sampson3.15440419.17
Hernandez, R(H, 1)1.20001008.31
Villarreal(BS, 2)1.03431007.45
Brocail1.000001014.63
Valverde1.02111205.00
Paronto(L, 0-3)0.121100012.38
Totals8.1121093716.68
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander3.08652305.85
Grilli2.00000102.63
Miner1.00000005.17
Fien(H, 1)1.01001100.00
Seay(H, 3)1.00000002.45
Byrdak0.013340013.50
Beltran(BS, 1)(W, 2-0)1.00000001.54
Totals9.010987504.49
Byrdak pitched to 5 batters in the 9th.

WP: Villarreal.
HBP: Raburn (by Paronto), Towles (by Verlander).
Ground outs-fly outs: Sampson 3-3, Hernandez, R 3-2, Villarreal 1-1, Brocail 1-1, Valverde 0-1, Paronto 0-1, Verlander 3-3, Grilli 2-3, Miner 1-2, Fien 0-2, Seay 2-1, Byrdak 0-0, Beltran 2-1.
Batters faced: Sampson 15, Hernandez, R 5, Villarreal 7, Brocail 3, Valverde 6, Paronto 4, Verlander 20, Grilli 6, Miner 3, Fien 5, Seay 3, Byrdak 5, Beltran 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Hernandez, R 1-1, Beltran 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:16.
Att: 9,389.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media