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Homer happy Tigers
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Tigers 8, Rangers 2
Curtis Granderson smacked his first leadoff home run of the season.  (Duane Burleson/AP)
Curtis Granderson started off the bottom of the first with a leadoff home run and Magglio Ordonez followed that up with two home runs of his own, a solo shot in the third and a three-run bomb in the fifth. Brandon Inge and Ryan Raburn went back-to-back in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (7-16)
Lost 7
Detroit 8, Texas 2   DET
Detroit (10-13)
Won 4
April 24, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 4 0
Detroit
1 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 X   8 10 0
Standings thru 4/24/08  |  Recap: TEX | DET  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Tigers stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Catalanotto, LF4110011.263
Young, SS4121101.286
Hamilton, RF5000025.293
Blalock, 3B4010114.293
Botts, DH1000301.138
Murphy, CF3001112.277
Melhuse, C4000035.200
Broussard, 1B3000111.161
Vazquez, 2B2000112.158
  a-Duran, PH1000000.111
Totals3124281022 

a-Grounded out for Vazquez in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Young (3, 1st inning off Bonderman, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Catalanotto; Young 5; Blalock.
RBI: Young (8), Murphy (7).
2-out RBI: Murphy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 3; Vazquez; Melhuse 2.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: (Blalock-Vazquez-Broussard).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4111102.375
Polanco, 2B3100110.140
Thames, RF3110100.182
Ordonez, DH4234010.294
Cabrera, 1B4110002.262
Jones, J, LF1000110.222
  Santiago, 3B2000001.350
Renteria, SS4011013.337
Inge, C3121100.270
Raburn, 3B-LF4111023.250
Totals3281085611 

BATTING
2B: Renteria (5, Fukumori).
HR: Granderson (1, 1st inning off Jennings, 0 on, 0 out), Ordonez 2 (5, 3rd inning off Jennings, 0 on, 2 out; 5th inning off Jennings, 2 on, 2 out), Inge (3, 6th inning off Fukumori, 0 on, 2 out), Raburn (1, 6th inning off Fukumori, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Granderson 4; Thames; Ordonez 9; Cabrera; Renteria 2; Inge 5; Raburn 4.
RBI: Granderson (3), Ordonez 4 (14), Inge (14), Raburn (4), Renteria (15).
2-out RBI: Ordonez 4; Inge; Raburn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria 2; Granderson.
GIDP: Raburn.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Granderson (1, 2nd base by Jennings/Melhuse).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jennings (L, 0-4)5.05555437.46
Fukumori 2.153301220.25
German 0.20000100.82
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonderman 4.22227714.28
Miner (W, 1-1)3.10001309.88
Seay 1.02000003.38

HBP: Catalanotto (by Bonderman).
Pitches-strikes: Jennings 84-46, Fukumori 39-25, German 8-5, Bonderman 111-56, Miner 45-29, Seay 20-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jennings 5-5, Fukumori 2-4, German 0-1, Bonderman 3-4, Miner 4-3, Seay 3-0.
Batters faced: Jennings 23, Fukumori 12, German 2, Bonderman 24, Miner 11, Seay 5.
Inherited runners-scored: German 2-0, Miner 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 70 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 39,058.

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