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Tigers' bats tamed
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Rays 5, Tigers 2
Zach Miner picked up the loss on Friday night against the Rays. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
The Tigers came up with just four hits off five different Rays pitchers on Friday. Miguel Cabrera hit an RBI triple and added two walks to his credit on the night. Zach Miner lost for the first time since joining the Tigers' rotation earlier this month.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (55-54)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 5, Detroit 2   TB
Tampa Bay (64-44)
Won 3
August 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 4 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 8/1/08  |  Recap: DET | TB  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Rays stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4110102.308
Polanco, 2B3100202.306
Guillen, 3B4000123.283
Ordonez, RF3010112.319
Cabrera, 1B3011214.294
Sheffield, DH3001116.226
Thames, LF4000033.247
Renteria, SS4000020.256
Inge, C3010110.228
Totals3124291122 

BATTING
2B: Inge (10, Kazmir), Granderson (18, Howell).
3B: Cabrera (2, Kazmir).
TB: Granderson 2; Ordonez; Cabrera 3; Inge 2.
RBI: Sheffield (30), Cabrera (80).
2-out RBI: Sheffield; Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thames 2; Sheffield 4; Granderson; Cabrera.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
PB: Inge (4).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4121013.276
Upton, CF4010012.267
Crawford, LF3010101.272
Longoria, 3B4111023.275
Pena, 1B4111021.237
Floyd, DH2120100.250
  a-Aybar, PH-DH1000000.226
Navarro, C4000013.309
Hinske, RF1000201.255
  Gross, RF1000000.214
Bartlett, SS3110003.252
Totals315934717 

a-Popped out for Floyd in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Iwamura (21, Miner), Floyd (5, Miner).
3B: Crawford (10, Miner), Bartlett (2, Miner).
HR: Pena (19, 6th inning off Miner, 0 on, 0 out), Longoria (20, 7th inning off Zumaya, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 3; Upton; Crawford 3; Longoria 4; Pena 4; Floyd 3; Bartlett 3.
RBI: Iwamura (30), Pena (56), Longoria (64).
2-out RBI: Longoria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria; Pena; Iwamura 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (33, 2nd base off Miner/Inge), Crawford (24, 2nd base off Miner/Inge), Hinske (8, 3rd base off Zumaya/Inge).
CS: Iwamura (4, 2nd base by Miner/Inge), Upton (14, 3rd base by Miner/Inge).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Miner (L, 5-4)5.18433313.77
Zumaya 1.11111212.61
Seay 1.10000202.48
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir 4.23226502.89
Balfour (W, 3-1)1.10000301.20
Howell (H, 11)0.21001002.47
Wheeler (H, 24)1.10001102.08
Percival (S, 24)1.00001203.48

WP: Zumaya.
HBP: Ordonez (by Howell).
Pitches-strikes: Miner 95-56, Zumaya 32-18, Seay 24-15, Kazmir 110-61, Balfour 19-11, Howell 19-7, Wheeler 31-19, Percival 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Miner 4-7, Zumaya 2-0, Seay 1-1, Kazmir 1-8, Balfour 0-1, Howell 1-1, Wheeler 1-2, Percival 0-1.
Batters faced: Miner 25, Zumaya 6, Seay 4, Kazmir 23, Balfour 4, Howell 5, Wheeler 5, Percival 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Zumaya 1-1, Balfour 2-0, Wheeler 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:29.
Att: 26,403.
August 1, 2008

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