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Tigers hit five taters
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Tigers 7, Rays 5
Ramon Santiago is congratulated by teammates after his second homer. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Ramon Santiago led the Tigers' home run parade against the Rays on Thursday, going deep twice, as Mike Hessman, Dusty Ryan and Curtis Granderson also contributed dingers. Armando Galarraga worked 7 2/3 innings for his 13th win.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (96-63)
Lost 1
Detroit 7, Tampa Bay 5   DET
Detroit (72-86)
Won 1
September 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0   5 7 1
Detroit
1 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 X   7 9 0
Standings thru 9/25/08  |  Recap: TB | DET  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Tigers stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .270
Zobrist, 2B 4 2 2 4 0 1 0 .241
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .245
Longoria, 3B 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 .275
Aybar, W, DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .255
Navarro, D, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .294
  1-Gomes, J, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174
Gross, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .241
Hinske, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .246
Bartlett, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .287
Totals 32 5 7 5 3 8 10  

1-Ran for Navarro, D in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Zobrist 2 (10, 1st inning off Galarraga, A, 0 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Galarraga, A, 2 on, 2 out), Longoria (27, 7th inning off Galarraga, A, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Gross; Longoria 4; Zobrist 8; Navarro, D; Aybar, W; Hinske.
RBI: Zobrist 4 (27), Longoria (85).
2-out RBI: Zobrist 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske.
GIDP: Navarro, D 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Hinske (3, fielding).
DP: (Longoria-Zobrist-Pena, C).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Santiago, R, SS 4 3 3 2 0 0 0 .301
Thames, M, DH 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .248
Ordonez, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .316
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 .294
Hessman, 3B 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .296
  a-Granderson, PH-CF 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .286
Raburn, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .233
Inge, CF-3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .204
Joyce, LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .258
Ryan, C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .306
Totals 30 7 9 6 5 8 12  

a-Lined out for Hessman in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Thames, M (12, Hammel).
HR: Santiago, R 2 (3, 1st inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out), Hessman (5, 4th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out), Ryan (2, 5th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out), Granderson (21, 7th inning off Bradford, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Hessman 4; Ryan 4; Santiago, R 9; Thames, M 3; Raburn; Granderson 4.
RBI: Santiago, R 2 (16), Hessman (7), Ryan (7), Cabrera, M (126), Granderson (62).
2-out RBI: Granderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ryan 2.
SF: Cabrera, M.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Inge (4, 2nd base off Hammel/Navarro, D).
CS: Joyce (2, 2nd base by Percival/Navarro, D).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cabrera, M-Santiago, R, Raburn-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kazmir (L, 12-8) 5.0 6 4 4 2 8 4 3.49
Hammel 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 4.66
Bradford 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.12
Percival 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.63
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Galarraga, A (W, 13-6) 7.2 6 5 5 2 5 3 3.68
Rodney (S, 11) 1.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.93

Hammel pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Kazmir 102-60, Hammel 28-16, Bradford 15-10, Percival 17-9, Galarraga, A 102-64, Rodney 31-19.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kazmir 3-1, Hammel 2-0, Bradford 1-2, Percival 0-2, Galarraga, A 9-2, Rodney 0-0.
Batters faced: Kazmir 22, Hammel 7, Bradford 4, Percival 3, Galarraga, A 29, Rodney 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Bradford 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:46.
Att: 36,259.
Venue: Comerica Park.
September 25, 2008
September 25, 2008

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