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Lucky No. 3 for Gambler
Rally not enough this time
Catcher Victor Martinez hit an RBI double in the fifth inning, but the Indians couldn't get anything going until Travis Hafner hit a two-run home run. By then the damage was already done, as Jake Westbrook allowed five earned runs over six frames.
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 Westbrook, Indians talk about loss
 Hafner's two-run blast
Tigers 6, Indians 4
Kenny Rogers scattered seven hits and fanned three to notch his third straight victory. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Tigers cling to early lead
Carlos Guillen and Brandon Inge hit RBI singles in the first two innings to give the Tigers an early edge. Kenny Rogers took over from there, allowing one earned run over 5 1/3 innings, and back-to-back triples gave him insurance in the seventh.
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 Inge's suicide squeeze
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 04, 2007
CLE
Cleveland (51-33)
Lost 1
Detroit 6, Cleveland 4   DET
Detroit (48-34)
Won 1
July 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0   4 10 0
Detroit
1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 X   6 12 1
Standings thru 7/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Tigers Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3010211.283
Blake, 3B4111105.271
Peralta, SS3100214.280
Martinez, C5011001.322
Hafner, DH4112122.257
Michaels, LF3010011.289
  a-Francisco, PH-LF2010000.500
Garko, 1B4010001.294
Gutierrez, RF4110003.288
Barfield, 2B4020012.257
Totals3641046620 

a-Singled for Michaels in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Garko (12, Rogers), Martinez (21, Rogers).
HR: Hafner (14, 7th inning off McBride, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore; Blake; Martinez 2; Hafner 4; Michaels; Francisco; Garko 2; Gutierrez; Barfield 2.
RBI: Blake (43), Martinez (64), Hafner 2 (54).
2-out RBI: Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta 2; Gutierrez 2; Hafner 2; Blake 2.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
CS: Francisco (1, 2nd base by Miner/Rodriguez).
PO: Sizemore (1st base by Rogers).

FIELDING
DP: (Peralta-Barfield-Garko).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4111121.284
Polanco, 2B4011013.330
Sheffield, DH4110001.295
Ordonez, RF3000100.365
Guillen, SS4131000.328
Rodriguez, C4121003.282
Casey, 1B4220011.294
Thames, LF4010003.235
Inge, 3B4012012.247
Totals3561262514 

BATTING
2B: Casey (20, Westbrook), Granderson (23, Westbrook).
3B: Guillen (5, Mujica), Rodriguez (2, Mujica).
TB: Granderson 2; Polanco; Sheffield; Guillen 5; Rodriguez 4; Casey 3; Thames; Inge.
RBI: Guillen (61), Inge 2 (40), Granderson (42), Polanco (37), Rodriguez (45).
2-out RBI: Guillen; Granderson; Polanco; Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Polanco 2; Casey.
GIDP: Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Inge (5, 2nd base off Westbrook/Martinez), Thames (2, 2nd base off Westbrook/Martinez).

FIELDING
E: Inge (9, fielding).
Pickoffs: Rogers (Sizemore at 1st base).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook (L, 1-4)6.010552306.27
Mujica 1.02110006.14
Cabrera 1.00000204.45
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 3-0)5.17213301.04
Grilli (H, 7)0.20112106.10
McBride (H, 2)0.11110013.86
Miner (H, 3)1.22001101.80
Jones (S, 21)1.00000105.67

Grilli pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Miner.
Pitches-strikes: Westbrook 102-65, Mujica 10-7, Cabrera 9-7, Rogers 95-59, Grilli 16-7, McBride 7-4, Miner 35-19, Jones 11-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Westbrook 8-7, Mujica 1-2, Cabrera 0-1, Rogers 8-4, Grilli 1-0, McBride 0-1, Miner 3-0, Jones 1-1.
Batters faced: Westbrook 29, Mujica 5, Cabrera 3, Rogers 26, Grilli 4, McBride 2, Miner 7, Jones 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 2-0, McBride 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 3:11.
Att: 40,782.

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