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Tigers, Monroe in control
Bullpen struggles go on
The summer hasn't been kind to the Cleveland bullpen, with Friday providing another example. Craig Monroe's two-run homer in the eighth off Fernando Cabrera erased a lead handed to the 'pen by starter Cliff Lee. Travis Hafner hit homer No. 32.
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Tigers 7, Indians 6
Craig Monroe gave the Tigers their 13th win in their final at-bat this season. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Series at a glance:
Tigers find their way
Craig Monroe's two-run home run in the eighth capped a comeback for the Tigers, who trailed at one point, 5-0. Todd Jones shut the door for save No. 30. Sean Casey hit a two-run double in the seventh.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 04, 2006
CLE
Cleveland (47-61)
Lost 1
Detroit 7, Cleveland 6   DET
Detroit (73-36)
Won 1
August 4, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0   6 11 0
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 X   7 9 0
Standings thru 8/4/06  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Tigers Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5110002.300
Michaels, LF4000011.272
  a-Hollandsworth, PH1000000.240
Hafner, DH4321120.305
Martinez, C4131100.314
  1-Luna, PR0000000.283
Blake, 1B4011102.306
Choo, RF4122004.241
Peralta, SS4000014.254
Inglett, 2B4000041.309
Marte, 3B4021000.125
Totals3861163814 

a-Grounded out for Michaels in the 9th.
1-Ran for Martinez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sizemore (35, Bonderman), Martinez (26, Bonderman), Choo 2 (3, Bonderman, Bonderman).
HR: Hafner (32, 5th inning off Bonderman, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore 2; Hafner 5; Martinez 4; Blake; Choo 4; Marte 2.
RBI: Martinez (64), Blake (50), Choo 2 (7), Hafner (92), Marte (1).
2-out RBI: Choo; Marte.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta 2; Choo.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Peralta-Inglett-Blake).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4000002.280
Polanco, 2B4221010.299
Rodriguez, C3121100.309
Ordonez, RF4000004.297
Guillen, SS3111000.305
Monroe, DH3212100.268
Thames, LF4010022.275
  Clevlen, LF0000000.625
Casey, 1B3012001.291
Inge, 3B3110021.241
Totals317972510 

BATTING
2B: Thames (18, Lee), Guillen (30, Lee), Casey (16, Lee).
3B: Polanco (1, Lee).
HR: Monroe (18, 8th inning off Cabrera, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Polanco 4; Rodriguez 2; Guillen 2; Monroe 4; Thames 2; Casey 2; Inge.
RBI: Polanco (41), Rodriguez (48), Casey 2 (33), Guillen (66), Monroe 2 (60).
2-out RBI: Monroe 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Casey; Granderson.
SF: Guillen.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team LOB: 3.

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lee 6.16442304.75
Betancourt (H, 5)1.02220104.14
Cabrera (BS, 4)(L, 1-2)0.21110116.10
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonderman 5.27553613.81
Colon (W, 2-0)2.13110104.86
Jones (S, 30)1.01000104.74

WP: Bonderman.
Pitches-strikes: Lee 89-57, Betancourt 15-12, Cabrera 16-11, Bonderman 112-70, Colon 37-25, Jones 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lee 9-7, Betancourt 0-2, Cabrera 0-1, Bonderman 6-5, Colon 3-3, Jones 2-0.
Batters faced: Lee 26, Betancourt 5, Cabrera 3, Bonderman 27, Colon 10, Jones 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Betancourt 1-0, Cabrera 2-2, Colon 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Larry Poncino.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 41,502.

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