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No mercy for Texas
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Tigers 11, Rangers 3
Vicente Padilla took a 3-1 lead into the fateful seventh inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Chris Davis' three-run shot in the sixth gave the Rangers their first lead in a pitchers' duel between Vicente Padilla and Armando Galarraga, but Texas' joy quickly disappeared as the Tigers struck right back to take the lead on Matt Joyce's three-run homer before adding six more runs.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (62-64)
Won 2
Detroit 11, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (62-65)
Lost 3
August 19, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 1   11 12 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3 8 1
Standings thru 8/19/08  |  Recap: DET | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Rangers stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .302
Santiago, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .333
Ordonez, RF 4 0 1 1 1 1 4 .313
  1-Raburn, PR-RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Cabrera, Mi, 1B 5 1 0 1 0 0 4 .292
Guillen, 3B 4 2 2 0 1 0 1 .286
Sheffield, DH 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 .234
Joyce, LF 4 2 2 4 0 0 1 .276
Renteria, SS 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .268
Inge, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .220
Totals 36 11 12 8 5 5 14  


1-Ran for Ordonez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Guillen (27, Padilla).
HR: Joyce 2 (12, 5th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 0 out; 7th inning off Padilla, 2 on, 0 out), Renteria (7, 7th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson; Santiago 2; Ordonez; Guillen 3; Sheffield 2; Joyce 8; Renteria 4; Inge.
RBI: Joyce 4 (31), Renteria (43), Ordonez (72), Cabrera, Mi (96), Sheffield (42).
2-out RBI: Sheffield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria 2.
GIDP: Cabrera, Mi; Ordonez; Granderson.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Guillen-Santiago-Cabrera, Mi).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Boggs, LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 .236
Young, M, SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .288
Hamilton, CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .301
Bradley, DH 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 .314
  a-Saltalamacchia, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .238
Byrd, RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 5 .296
Laird, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .282
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 .275
Arias, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
Vazquez, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .308
Totals 34 3 8 3 4 8 19  

a-Struck out for Bradley in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Davis, C (12, 6th inning off Galarraga, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Boggs; Young, M; Hamilton; Byrd 2; Davis, C 5; Vazquez.
RBI: Davis, C 3 (35).
2-out RBI: Davis, C 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd 3.
GIDP: Arias.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Hamilton (5, fielding).
Outfield assists: Boggs (Sheffield at 2nd base).
DP: 3 (Young, M-Arias-Davis, C 2, Arias-Young, M-Davis, C).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Galarraga (W, 12-4) 6.0 6 3 3 3 5 1 3.17
Seay 0.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.72
Glover 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.45
Fossum 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.00
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla (L, 12-7) 6.0 8 5 5 2 4 3 4.96
Madrigal 0.2 3 5 2 2 1 0 5.57
Rupe 2.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.95

Padilla pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

HBP: Santiago (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Galarraga 83-53, Seay 20-12, Glover 13-9, Fossum 15-9, Padilla 109-66, Madrigal 33-18, Rupe 24-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Galarraga 7-3, Seay 1-0, Glover 0-1, Fossum 1-1, Padilla 6-3, Madrigal 1-1, Rupe 1-3.
Batters faced: Galarraga 26, Seay 5, Glover 4, Fossum 3, Padilla 26, Madrigal 8, Rupe 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Glover 3-0, Rupe 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 79 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:05.
Att: 18,470.
August 19, 2008

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