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Righty Burnett hit hard early
Tigers 10, Blue Jays 9
A.J. Burnett threw 26 of his 55 pitches for strikes. (Paul Sancya/AP)
 Wells' two-run double in the eighth
 Smith drives in three with a triple
 Hill hits two-run homer in sixth
The Jays nearly overcame a poor outing by veteran righty A.J. Burnett, who allowed six earned runs in two-plus innings, in a seven-run eighth. Aaron Hill came through with a two-run homer, and Vernon Wells contributed two RBIs. Pinch-hitter Jason Smith delivered a three-run triple.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/02: TOR 5, DET 3
  • Wed. 04/04: DET 10, TOR 9
  • Thu. 04/05: PPD
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 04, 2007
TB
NYY
PPD
TOR
Toronto (1-1)
Lost 1
Detroit 10, Toronto 9   DET
Detroit (1-1)
Won 1
April 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0   9 16 0
Detroit
0 0 8 1 0 0 1 0 X   10 13 0
Standings thru 4/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Tigers Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF6121012.200
Overbay, 1B4120110.500
Wells, CF5022003.333
Thomas, DH5220002.333
Glaus, 3B4120111.375
Rios, RF5120003.300
Hill, 2B5122015.250
Zaun, C3111201.125
  1-McDonald, PR0000000.000
Clayton, SS3000011.200
  a-Smith, PH-SS2113002.500
Totals4291694520 

a-Tripled for Clayton in the 8th.
1-Ran for Zaun in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Overbay (2, Rodney), Wells (1, Rodney).
3B: Smith (1, Grilli).
HR: Hill (1, 6th inning off Robertson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Johnson 2; Overbay 3; Wells 3; Thomas 2; Glaus 2; Rios 2; Hill 5; Zaun; Smith 3.
RBI: Hill 2 (2), Zaun (1), Smith 3 (3), Johnson (1), Wells 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Hill 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun; Wells; Glaus; Johnson.
GIDP: Rios.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wells (2, 3rd base off Rodney/Rodriguez).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5225122.400
Polanco, 2B5131011.600
Sheffield, DH4110113.143
Ordonez, RF2210301.333
Guillen, SS5122004.200
Rodriguez, C5140000.444
Casey, 1B3000207.167
Monroe, LF4102116.000
Inge, 3B4100138.000
Totals371013109832 

BATTING
3B: Granderson (1, Zambrano).
HR: Granderson (1, 3rd inning off Marcum, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Granderson 7; Polanco 3; Sheffield; Ordonez; Guillen 2; Rodriguez 4.
RBI: Polanco (2), Guillen 2 (2), Monroe 2 (2), Granderson 5 (5).
2-out RBI: Granderson 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen 2; Inge; Granderson.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (1, 2nd base off Burnett/Zaun), Polanco (1, 2nd base off Burnett/Zaun).

FIELDING
DP: (Guillen-Polanco-Casey).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett (L, 0-1)2.056642027.00
Marcum 2.043323113.50
Accardo 2.02000200.00
Zambrano 1.02113009.00
Frasor 1.00000100.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (W, 1-0)5.27222413.18
Grilli 1.255511027.00
Rodney 0.232200021.60
Jones (S, 1)1.01001000.00

Burnett pitched to 6 batters in the 3rd.
Zambrano pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Robertson.
Pitches-strikes: Burnett 55-26, Marcum 43-28, Accardo 30-20, Zambrano 31-16, Frasor 15-9, Robertson 104-57, Grilli 40-22, Rodney 22-11, Jones 19-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burnett 1-3, Marcum 1-2, Accardo 3-1, Zambrano 1-2, Frasor 0-2, Robertson 11-2, Grilli 2-2, Rodney 0-2, Jones 0-3.
Batters faced: Burnett 15, Marcum 12, Accardo 8, Zambrano 8, Frasor 3, Robertson 25, Grilli 11, Rodney 5, Jones 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Marcum 3-3, Frasor 2-0, Rodney 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Rick Reed.
Weather: 43 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 28 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:32.
Att: 24,881.

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