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An Interleague win
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Giants 8, Tigers 6
Omar Vizquel throws to first to complete a third-inning double play. (Ben Margot/AP)
Rookie John Bowker hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to put the Giants ahead for good as the Giants beat the Tigers. It was the Giants' first win in Interleague Play after six losses. The homer took Tim Lincecum off the hook for a loss.
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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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