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Tigers' bats quiet
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Rangers 9, Tigers 1
Nate Robertson raised his ERA to 6.09 after his 3 2/3 innings. (AP)
Nate Robertson struggled from the get-go, yielding five home runs in 3 2/3 innings. The Tigers were held hitless through three innings, with their lone run coming on doubles from Ramon Santiago and Miguel Cabrera in the fourth.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (62-65)
Lost 1
Texas 9, Detroit 1   TEX
Texas (63-65)
Won 1
August 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Texas
0 2 3 3 0 0 1 0 X   9 14 0
Standings thru 8/20/08  |  Recap: DET | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Rangers stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .301
Santiago, 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .333
Ordonez, RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .313
  a-Thames, M, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
Cabrera, Mi, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .291
Guillen, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .284
  Raburn, 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .255
Sheffield, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .234
Joyce, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .271
Renteria, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
Inge, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Totals 32 1 6 1 1 4 11  

a-Struck out for Ordonez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Santiago (6, Millwood), Cabrera, Mi (29, Millwood), Ordonez (24, Millwood).
3B: Granderson (10, Millwood).
TB: Granderson 3; Santiago 2; Ordonez 2; Cabrera, Mi 2; Raburn; Sheffield.
RBI: Cabrera, Mi (97).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Joyce; Santiago; Sheffield.
GIDP: Sheffield.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Renteria (13, fielding).
DP: 2 (Santiago-Renteria-Cabrera, Mi, Renteria-Santiago-Cabrera, Mi).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Boggs, LF 3 1 1 1 2 1 2 .237
Young, M, SS 5 1 1 1 0 0 3 .287
Hamilton, RF 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .304
Bradley, DH 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 .317
  a-Catalanotto, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279
Byrd, CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .299
  b-Ellison, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
Laird, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .279
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .269
Metcalf, 3B 4 2 3 3 0 0 2 .214
Arias, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .333
Totals 37 9 14 8 4 3 18  

a-Popped out for Bradley in the 8th. b-Popped out for Byrd in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Byrd 2 (21, Robertson, N, Lopez, A).
3B: Hamilton (4, Robertson, N), Arias (1, Robertson, N).
HR: Metcalf 2 (4, 2nd inning off Robertson, N, 1 on, 2 out; 7th inning off Lopez, A, 0 on, 1 out), Boggs (6, 3rd inning off Robertson, N, 0 on, 0 out), Young, M (11, 3rd inning off Robertson, N, 0 on, 0 out), Hamilton (29, 4th inning off Robertson, N, 0 on, 2 out), Bradley (21, 4th inning off Robertson, N, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Boggs 4; Young, M 4; Hamilton 8; Bradley 5; Byrd 4; Metcalf 9; Arias 4.
RBI: Metcalf 3 (8), Boggs (34), Young, M (69), Davis, C (36), Hamilton (115), Bradley (64).
2-out RBI: Metcalf 2; Hamilton; Bradley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bradley; Metcalf; Laird 2.
GIDP: Young, M 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Metcalf-Arias-Davis, C).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Robertson, N (L, 7-10) 3.2 8 8 6 4 0 5 6.09
Lopez, A 2.2 6 1 1 0 2 1 3.49
Beltran, F 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.25
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (W, 7-7) 9.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 5.24

IBB: Laird (by Robertson, N).
Pitches-strikes: Robertson, N 63-33, Lopez, A 59-41, Beltran, F 16-12, Millwood 113-80.
Groundouts-flyouts: Robertson, N 6-1, Lopez, A 0-3, Beltran, F 2-0, Millwood 5-11.
Batters faced: Robertson, N 22, Lopez, A 14, Beltran, F 5, Millwood 33.
Inherited runners-scored: Beltran, F 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 19,403.
August 20, 2008

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