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Box > Detroit 10, San Francisco 8
Late and long: Tigers win
Todd Linden and Lance Niekro hit key homers for the Giants and fellow rookie Adam Shabala tallied his first two Major League hits, but closer Tyler Walker and reliever Scott Eyre gave up crucial home runs.
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Placido Polanco (right) and Omar Infante celebrate Polanco's game-winning homer. (Duane Burleson/AP)
After the Tigers fell behind by three in the top of the ninth, Chris Shelton's two-out homer pulled them back to even. In the 10th inning, Placido Polanco hit his first home run as a Tiger to give Detroit a series victory.
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SF
San Francisco (28-39)
Lost 2
Detroit 10, San Francisco 8   DET
Detroit (33-33)
Won 2
June 19, 2005
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San Francisco
0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0   8 12 0
Detroit
0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 3 2   10 11 1
Standings through 6/19/05  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Tigers Stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellison, CF5010111.311
Cruz, SS5131005.296
Vizquel, SS1000000.300
Niekro, 1B6122002.309
Alou, DH5010021.306
1-Tucker, PR-DH0100000.256
Durham, 2B3110101.277
Feliz, 3B3100224.272
Torrealba, C5110024.250
Linden, RF3213200.190
Shabala, LF4022010.222
Totals4081286818 


1-Ran for Alou in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Niekro (8, 5th inning off Maroth, 1 on, 1 out), Linden (1, 9th inning off Percival, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Ellison; Cruz 3; Niekro 5; Alou; Durham; Torrealba; Linden 4; Shabala 2.
RBI: Shabala 2 (4), Niekro 2 (25), Cruz (9), Linden 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Shabala 2; Cruz; Linden 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz 3; Feliz; Torrealba; Niekro.
S: Shabala.
GIDP: Niekro.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Cruz-Durham-Niekro).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inge, 3B6120026.306
Polanco, 2B4312203.328
Young, DH5011013.257
White, LF4221101.304
Rodriguez, C4120011.298
Monroe, RF2002100.265
Shelton, 1B4112102.302
Gomez, CF3100223.000
Logan, CF0000000.297
Infante, SS4121113.227
Totals36101198722 

BATTING
2B: Young (15, Fassero), Infante (15, Fassero).
3B: Infante (2, Munter).
HR: White (8, 2nd inning off Foppert, 0 on, 0 out), Shelton (2, 9th inning off Walker, 1 on, 2 out), Polanco (4, 10th inning off Eyre, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Inge 2; Polanco 4; Young 2; White 5; Rodriguez 2; Shelton 4; Infante 5.
RBI: White (35), Monroe 2 (44), Young (32), Infante (21), Shelton 2 (10), Polanco 2 (27).
2-out RBI: Shelton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge 2; Gomez 2; Rodriguez; Young; Polanco.
SF: Monroe 2.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Infante (4, 2nd base off Foppert/Torrealba), Rodriguez (4, 2nd base off Foppert/Torrealba).

FIELDING
E: Inge (11, throw).
DP: (Infante-Polanco-Shelton).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Foppert 3.14446316.00
Fassero 2.22000303.78
Munter 2.01111002.04
Walker (BS, 2)1.02331115.28
Eyre (L, 1-1)0.12220013.38
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maroth 5.07443214.39
German 1.22001102.39
Spurling 0.10000101.89
Farnsworth 1.01111002.54
Percival 1.02331314.42
Walker (W, 3-3)1.00000101.88

WP: Fassero.
Balk: Foppert.
HBP: Rodriguez (by Foppert), Durham (by German).
Pitches-strikes: Foppert 83-40, Fassero 38-28, Munter 26-17, Walker 22-13, Eyre 13-7, Maroth 79-50, German 32-17, Spurling 6-3, Farnsworth 15-9, Percival 32-24, Walker 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Foppert 4-3, Fassero 2-3, Munter 5-1, Walker 1-1, Eyre 0-1, Maroth 6-7, German 2-2, Spurling 0-0, Farnsworth 1-2, Percival 0-0, Walker 1-1.
Batters faced: Foppert 20, Fassero 10, Munter 8, Walker 6, Eyre 3, Maroth 24, German 9, Spurling 1, Farnsworth 5, Percival 6, Walker 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Fassero 2-2, Spurling 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Poncino. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Varies.
T: 3:37.
Att: 35,191.

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