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Towers helps Jays split series
Bats mostly quiet in loss
The Tigers' offense couldn't figure out Josh Towers on Sunday, dropping the final game of a four-game series at the Rogers Centre. Curtis Granderson scored Detroit's only run on a heads-up baserunning play.
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 Granderson scores on error
Blue Jays 2, Tigers 1
Aaron Hill turns a double play as Placido Polanco slides into second on Sunday. (Aaron Harris/AP)
Series at a glance:
McDonald hits game-winner
John McDonald hit an RBI single in the seventh to break open a tie game and help lead the Jays to a win over the Tigers. The only run starter Josh Towers surrendered was unearned.
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 McDonald's RBI single
 Lind's RBI single
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 15, 2007
LAA
BOS
PPD
WSH
NYM
PPD
HOU
PHI
PPD
KC
BAL
PPD
SF
PIT
PPD
SF
PIT
PPD
DET
Detroit (7-5)
Lost 1
Toronto 2, Detroit 1   TOR
Toronto (7-5)
Won 1
April 15, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 1
Toronto
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   2 7 1
Standings thru 4/15/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4110000.265
Polanco, 2B3000001.354
Sheffield, RF3000011.122
Ordonez, DH4000012.234
Guillen, SS3000011.244
Rodriguez, C3020000.277
Casey, 1B2000101.200
Monroe, LF3000001.214
Inge, 3B3000021.128
Totals28130158 

BATTING
TB: Granderson; Rodriguez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen; Inge.
GIDP: Sheffield.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Rodriguez (1, 2nd base by Towers/Zaun).

FIELDING
E: Granderson (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Granderson (Overbay at home).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rios, RF4000013.308
Hill, 2B4000023.370
Wells, CF4000011.245
Thomas, DH3110100.200
Zaun, C4000002.231
Overbay, 1B3020001.250
Clayton, SS3110013.290
Lind, LF3011001.500
McDonald, 3B2021100.500
Totals302722514 

BATTING
2B: Thomas (1, Robertson), McDonald (2, Robertson), Clayton (5, Robertson).
TB: Thomas 2; Overbay 2; Clayton 2; Lind; McDonald 3.
RBI: Lind (1), McDonald (1).
2-out RBI: Lind.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells; Hill.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Towers (1, pickoff).
DP: (McDonald-Hill-Overbay).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (L, 2-1)7.07222501.80
Zumaya 1.00000001.17
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Towers (W, 1-1)7.23101402.02
Downs (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Marcum (S, 1)1.00000103.38

HBP: Sheffield (by Towers), Polanco (by Towers).
Pitches-strikes: Robertson 97-59, Zumaya 16-11, Towers 97-60, Downs 2-2, Marcum 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Robertson 5-10, Zumaya 1-2, Towers 11-7, Downs 1-0, Marcum 0-2.
Batters faced: Robertson 29, Zumaya 3, Towers 27, Downs 1, Marcum 3.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Eric Cooper. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:08.
Att: 25,983.

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