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Fantastic four lift Tribe
Indians 7, Tigers 4
Travis Hafner mashes a three-run homer off Justin Verlander. (Tony Dejak/AP)
 Martinez's homer
 Martinez, Westbrook and Lewis on win
 Wedge's postgame comments
The big blasts continued on Tuesday for the Indians. Ryan Garko connected with a solo homer in the second inning, Travis Hafner followed with a monster three-run shot in the third and Victor Martinez went deep to put the Tribe ahead in the sixth. For good measure in the frame, Franklin Gutierrez added a two-run tater.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (83-69)
Lost 2
Cleveland 7, Detroit 4   CLE
Cleveland (89-62)
Won 2
September 18, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 12 0
Cleveland
0 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 X   7 6 1
Standings thru 9/18/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Indians Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5010005.298
Polanco, 2B4120002.343
Sheffield, DH5120032.270
Ordonez, RF5110022.356
Guillen, 1B4010103.295
Rodriguez, C5000035.276
Thames, LF3111100.242
Santiago, SS4032010.296
Inge, 3B3010001.241
Totals3841232920 

BATTING
2B: Thames (14, Westbrook).
TB: Granderson; Polanco 2; Sheffield 2; Ordonez; Guillen; Thames 2; Santiago 3; Inge.
RBI: Santiago 2 (7), Thames (48).
2-out RBI: Santiago 2; Thames.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Granderson 3; Rodriguez; Polanco.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Santiago (2, 2nd base off Westbrook/Martinez), Sheffield (22, 2nd base off Westbrook/Martinez).
CS: Guillen (8, 2nd base by Westbrook/Martinez).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3100110.272
Cabrera, 2B3100100.288
Hafner, DH2113200.254
Martinez, C4111012.304
Garko, 1B4111000.295
Peralta, SS4000030.269
Lofton, LF3120100.297
Gutierrez, RF4112002.271
Blake, 3B3000011.266
Totals30767565 

BATTING
HR: Garko (19, 2nd inning off Verlander, 0 on, 0 out), Hafner (23, 3rd inning off Verlander, 2 on, 1 out), Martinez (24, 6th inning off Verlander, 0 on, 0 out), Gutierrez (13, 6th inning off Verlander, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Hafner 4; Martinez 4; Garko 4; Lofton 2; Gutierrez 4.
RBI: Garko (58), Hafner 3 (95), Martinez (106), Gutierrez 2 (35).
2-out RBI: Gutierrez 2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Martinez (5, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Gutierrez (Ordonez at home).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander (L, 17-6)5.26773443.70
Grilli 2.10002204.79
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook 5.012432404.41
Lewis (W, 1-1)3.00000402.52
Borowski (S, 41)1.00000105.13

HBP: Inge (by Westbrook), Polanco (by Lewis).
Pitches-strikes: Verlander 95-58, Grilli 46-25, Westbrook 102-59, Lewis 36-25, Borowski 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Verlander 8-5, Grilli 1-4, Westbrook 5-5, Lewis 1-4, Borowski 2-0.
Batters faced: Verlander 26, Grilli 9, Westbrook 29, Lewis 10, Borowski 3.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Larry Poncino.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 3:00.
Att: 41,103.

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