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Detroit drops series opener
Orioles 6, Tigers 2
Detroit starter Chad Durbin delivers a pitch on Monday afternoon. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Making his first start since the 2004 season, Detroit right-hander Chad Durbin surrendered six runs on nine hits over 4 2/3 innings, and the Tigers went on to fall to the Orioles. Sean Casey and Curtis Granderson each knocked in a run for Detroit.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 09, 2007
SEA
CLE
PPD
SEA
CLE
PPD
DET
Detroit (3-3)
Lost 1
Baltimore 6, Detroit 2   BAL
Baltimore (3-4)
Won 2
April 9, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 7 0
Baltimore
0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 4/9/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Orioles Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4011020.292
Polanco, 2B4020001.423
Sheffield, DH4000012.143
Ordonez, RF4120000.238
Guillen, SS3000102.217
Rodriguez, C4000002.320
Casey, 1B3011000.200
Monroe, LF3110001.176
Inge, 3B3000021.000
Totals32272159 

BATTING
2B: Ordonez (2, Cabrera), Casey (1, Cabrera).
3B: Granderson (2, Cabrera).
TB: Granderson 3; Polanco 2; Ordonez 3; Casey 2; Monroe.
RBI: Casey (1), Granderson (8).
2-out RBI: Casey; Granderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Monroe; Polanco; Rodriguez.
GIDP: Guillen; Sheffield.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Guillen-Polanco-Casey).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4221000.192
Mora, 3B4121001.281
Markakis, RF4000013.276
Tejada, SS4121010.241
Huff, 1B4011021.286
  Gomez, 1B0000000.250
Gibbons, LF3011100.227
  Bynum, LF0000000.000
Millar, DH3111101.200
Patterson, CF4110014.190
Bako, C3000012.133
Totals3361062612 

BATTING
2B: Mora (3, Durbin), Gibbons (3, Ledezma).
HR: Millar (2, 3rd inning off Durbin, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts 2; Mora 3; Tejada 2; Huff; Gibbons 2; Millar 4; Patterson.
RBI: Millar (4), Roberts (2), Mora (8), Tejada (3), Huff (4), Gibbons (4).
2-out RBI: Tejada; Huff; Gibbons.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Huff; Patterson 2.
GIDP: Markakis.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Patterson (2, 2nd base off Durbin/Rodriguez).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Roberts-Tejada-Huff, Tejada-Roberts-Huff).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Durbin (L, 0-1)4.296615111.57
Ledezma 2.11001000.00
Mesa 1.000001013.50
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cabrera (W, 1-1)7.27220503.07
Bradford 1.10001004.50

IBB: Millar (by Ledezma).
Pitches-strikes: Durbin 82-54, Ledezma 34-18, Mesa 9-6, Cabrera 122-72, Bradford 15-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Durbin 4-5, Ledezma 3-4, Mesa 2-0, Cabrera 10-8, Bradford 3-1.
Batters faced: Durbin 23, Ledezma 9, Mesa 3, Cabrera 28, Bradford 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Ledezma 2-1, Bradford 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Poncino. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 44 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 2:28.
Att: 48,159.

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