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Box > Detroit 8, San Francisco 2
Inge, Tigers go on hitting binge
Kirk Rueter continued to struggle in June, allowing two homers in the first en route to a six-run, four-plus-inning performance. The Giants took advantage of an error to take an early 2-0 lead, but were unable to capitalize on any other scoring threat.
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Brandon Inge leads off the bottom of the first with an estimated 425-foot home run. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Brandon Inge led off with a homer and finished a triple short of the cycle. Inge, Ivan Rodriguez and Omar Infante each went 3-for-4 as the Tigers rebounded from Friday's shutout loss. Working on three days' rest, Jason Johnson allowed just two runs in eight innings.
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San Francisco (28-38)
Lost 1
Detroit 8, San Francisco 2   DET
Detroit (32-33)
Won 1
June 18, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 12 0
Detroit
2 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 X   8 14 1
Standings through 6/18/05  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Tigers Stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Vizquel, SS4010012.301
Ellison, CF5120014.315
Snow, 1B5130002.264
Alou, LF4001002.309
Shabala, LF1000013.000
Durham, 2B4010115.276
Tucker, DH3011102.256
Feliz, 3B4020004.275
Linden, RF4010013.167
Matheny, C3010102.243
Totals3721223529 

BATTING
2B: Snow (5, Johnson), Matheny (15, Rodney).
TB: Vizquel; Ellison 2; Snow 4; Durham; Tucker; Feliz 2; Linden; Matheny 2.
RBI: Alou (30), Tucker (21).
2-out RBI: Tucker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Feliz; Snow 2; Vizquel 2; Tucker; Linden; Durham 2.
S: Vizquel.
GIDP: Feliz.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ellison (3, 2nd base by Johnson/Rodriguez).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inge, 3B4133100.306
Polanco, 2B5011002.330
Young, 1B5000014.258
White, LF4111001.300
Rodriguez, C4230000.295
Wilson, C0000000.095
Monroe, RF4111002.267
Shelton, DH4122000.308
Infante, SS4230000.221
Logan, CF4000005.297
Totals3881481114 

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez 2 (20, Rueter, Rueter), Infante 2 (14, Rueter, Puffer), Monroe (9, Rueter), Inge (12, Puffer).
HR: Inge (7, 1st inning off Rueter, 0 on, 0 out), White (7, 1st inning off Rueter, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Inge 7; Polanco; White 4; Rodriguez 5; Monroe 2; Shelton 2; Infante 5.
RBI: Inge 3 (33), White (34), Polanco (25), Shelton 2 (8), Monroe (42).
2-out RBI: White; Polanco; Shelton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Monroe; Young 2; Logan.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Johnson (3, throw).
DP: (Infante-Polanco-Young).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rueter (L, 2-6)4.011661025.31
Puffer 4.03220104.50
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson (W, 5-5)8.09213403.07
Rodney 1.03000103.38

Rueter pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

WP: Johnson.
Pitches-strikes: Rueter 96-59, Puffer 59-38, Johnson 107-68, Rodney 16-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rueter 5-7, Puffer 5-6, Johnson 11-8, Rodney 1-1.
Batters faced: Rueter 24, Puffer 15, Johnson 35, Rodney 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Puffer 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Larry Poncino. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 2:42.
Att: 38,461.

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