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Byrd keys comeback
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Rangers 5, Tigers 4
Kevin Millwood allowed four runs in seven innings on Tuesday night. (Tim Sharp/AP)
After Marlon Byrd's two-run triple in the ninth inning, Chris Davis delivered a walk-off RBI single for the Rangers. Texas starter Kevin Millwood gave up four runs over seven innings. Jamey Wright picked up the win.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (70-80)
Lost 6
Texas 5, Detroit 4   TEX
Texas (75-77)
Won 2
September 16, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0   4 7 0
Texas
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3   5 8 1
Standings thru 9/16/08  |  Recap: DET | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Rangers stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .293
Polanco, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .308
Ordonez, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .324
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .292
Joyce, LF 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .269
Sheffield, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .223
Inge, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .214
Ryan, C 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .267
Santiago, R, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282
Totals 32 4 7 3 2 8 9  

BATTING
TB: Inge; Cabrera, M; Sheffield; Polanco; Ryan; Ordonez 2.
RBI: Cabrera, M (118), Inge (47), Ryan (3).
2-out RBI: Cabrera, M; Inge; Ryan.
GIDP: Ordonez, Inge.
Team RISP: 3-for-5.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Polanco-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Boggs, LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .229
Young, M, SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .277
Hamilton, DH 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .303
Byrd, CF 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 .297
Blalock, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .260
Cruz, N, RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .329
Davis, C, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .275
Laird, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .283
Vazquez, R, 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .299
  a-Metcalf, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
  Duran, G, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
Totals 29 5 8 5 4 4 5  

a-Popped out for Vazquez, R in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Byrd (4, Rodney).
TB: Davis, C 2; Hamilton 2; Blalock; Vazquez, R; Cruz, N; Byrd 3.
RBI: Boggs (38), Cruz, N (18), Byrd 2 (49), Davis, C (48).
SF: Boggs.
GIDP: Davis, C.
Team RISP: 4-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Byrd (2, 2nd base by Miner/Ryan).

FIELDING
E: Byrd (5, throw).
DP: 2 (Blalock-Young, M-Millwood, Young, M-Blalock).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Miner 7.1 5 2 2 1 3 0 4.16
Fossum (H, 5) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.93
Rodney (BS, 6)(L, 0-6) 0.0 3 3 3 3 0 0 5.25
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood 7.0 5 4 4 2 6 0 5.15
Loe 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.14
Wright, J (W, 7-6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.80

Rodney pitched to 6 batters in the 9th.

IBB: Blalock (by Rodney), Cruz, N (by Rodney).
Pitches-strikes: Miner 104-63, Fossum 12-9, Rodney 29-16, Millwood 97-66, Loe 13-12, Wright, J 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Miner 10-4, Fossum 0-0, Rodney 0-0, Millwood 7-3, Loe 0-1, Wright, J 2-0.
Batters faced: Miner 26, Fossum 2, Rodney 6, Millwood 27, Loe 4, Wright, J 3.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:35.
Att: 14,659.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
September 16, 2008
September 16, 2008

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