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Rodney gives it up
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Giants 8, Tigers 6
Justin Verlander got a no-decision despite six strong innings. (Ben Margot/AP)
Reliever Fernando Rodney, pitching in his first game this season after returning from the disabled list, allowed a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning. Marcus Thames homered twice, meaning his last seven hits have been home runs.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (32-38)
Lost 1
San Francisco 8, Detroit 6   SF
San Francisco (31-40)
Won 1
June 16, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2   6 9 1
San Francisco
0 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 X   8 10 0
Standings thru 6/16/08  |  Recap: DET | SF  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Giants stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4012110.250
Polanco, 2B4010103.303
Guillen, 3B4110002.303
Ordonez, RF4000001.305
Cabrera, 1B4110011.284
Thames, LF4223011.257
Rodriguez, C3230100.273
Hollimon, M, SS3000013.000
  Dolsi, P0000000.000
  Rodney, P0000000.000
  Fossum, P0000000.000
  b-Larish, PH0000100.162
Verlander, P2000000.000
  a-Renteria, PH-SS1001013.273
Totals336964514 

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Verlander in the 7th. b-Walked for Fossum in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Rodriguez (3, Lincecum).
HR: Thames 2 (12, 2nd inning off Lincecum, 0 on, 2 out; 4th inning off Lincecum, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Granderson; Polanco; Guillen; Cabrera; Thames 8; Rodriguez 5.
RBI: Thames 3 (28), Renteria (32), Granderson 2 (24).
2-out RBI: Thames 3; Granderson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hollimon, M; Polanco.
SF: Renteria.
GIDP: Polanco.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez (6, 2nd base off Lincecum/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Hollimon, M (1, throw).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF5123000.284
Durham, 2B5000021.286
Winn, RF3110110.302
Molina, C4010002.310
Rowand, CF3210011.311
Bowker, 1B4233010.273
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Aurilia, 3B-1B4121000.282
Vizquel, SS4000004.184
Lincecum, P2000023.156
  a-Horwitz, PH1000000.318
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  b-Castillo, PH-3B0100100.261
Totals3581072711 

a-Grounded out for Lincecum in the 7th. b-Walked for Yabu in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bowker (5, Verlander), Aurilia (9, Rodney), Lewis (15, Rodney).
HR: Lewis (6, 5th inning off Verlander, 0 on, 0 out), Bowker (7, 8th inning off Rodney, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Lewis 6; Winn; Molina; Rowand; Bowker 7; Aurilia 3.
RBI: Aurilia (22), Lewis 3 (22), Bowker 3 (28).
2-out RBI: Lewis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lincecum 2; Durham.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Vizquel-Bowker 2).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander 6.05321714.55
Dolsi (H, 4)(L, 0-2)1.12220003.06
Rodney (BS, 1)0.133310181.00
Fossum 0.100000018.00
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lincecum 7.06443322.21
Yabu (W, 3-3)1.00000001.88
Wilson 1.03221204.40

HBP: Rowand (by Verlander).
Pitches-strikes: Verlander 98-67, Dolsi 17-12, Rodney 19-13, Fossum 2-1, Lincecum 108-68, Yabu 10-6, Wilson 33-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Verlander 6-5, Dolsi 1-3, Rodney 0-1, Fossum 1-0, Lincecum 10-7, Yabu 1-2, Wilson 1-0.
Batters faced: Verlander 26, Dolsi 6, Rodney 5, Fossum 1, Lincecum 28, Yabu 3, Wilson 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Rodney 2-2, Fossum 1-0.
EjectionsSan Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy ejected by HP umpire Tom Hallion. (7th).
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 54 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 33,317.

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