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Sweep rally
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Tigers 6, Rangers 4
Brandon Inge celebrates the Tigers' come-from-behind victory. (Duane Burleson/AP)
It didn't look like the Tigers were going to bust out the brooms as the Rangers jumped on Edwin Jackson, who gave up four runs on two early home runs. But Brandon Inge ignited a six-run eighth-inning rally with a leadoff homer, and Detroit completed a three-game sweep.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (3-3)
Lost 3
Detroit 6, Texas 4   DET
Detroit (4-3)
Won 3
April 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 5 1
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 X   6 9 0
Standings thru 4/12/09  |  Recap: TEX | DET  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Tigers stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .348
Young, M, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .273
Hamilton, CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .286
Blalock, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .304
Murphy, Dv, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .045
Saltalamacchia, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167
Andrus, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .294
Totals 31 4 5 4 3 3 7  

BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (1, Jackson, E), Young, M (3, Jackson, E).
HR: Hamilton (1, 1st inning off Jackson, E, 1 on, 1 out), Kinsler (2, 3rd inning off Jackson, E, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 4; Andrus; Hamilton 4; Cruz, N 2; Young, M 2.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (6), Kinsler 2 (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Saltalamacchia; Blalock 2.
GIDP: Davis, C.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Andrus (1, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Andrus (2, fielding).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 .241
Polanco, 2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .346
Ordonez, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .520
Guillen, LF 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .182
  1-Anderson, J, PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Larish, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
  a-Thames, M, PH-DH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .273
Laird, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .318
Inge, 3B 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .304
Everett, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .238
Totals 34 6 9 6 2 8 15  

a-Intentionally walked for Larish in the 8th.
1-Ran for Guillen in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Polanco (3, Wilson, C), Guillen (2, Wilson, C).
HR: Inge (4, 8th inning off Wilson, C, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Inge 5; Cabrera, M 2; Guillen 2; Polanco 4; Everett.
RBI: Inge 3 (7), Polanco (3), Guillen 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Inge 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen; Laird; Everett.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Cabrera, M-Everett-Jackson, E).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood 7.0 4 0 0 0 6 0 0.64
Wilson, C (L, 0-1) 0.1 4 6 3 1 1 1 10.80
Madrigal 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 15.43
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E 6.0 5 4 4 3 3 2 3.38
Lyon (W, 1-1) 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00
Rodney (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

IBB: Cabrera, M (by Wilson, C), Thames, M (by Madrigal).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 112-70, Wilson, C 24-13, Madrigal 12-5, Jackson, E 97-60, Lyon 17-12, Rodney 5-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 8-0, Wilson, C 1-0, Madrigal 0-0, Jackson, E 5-3, Lyon 3-1, Rodney 1-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 25, Wilson, C 7, Madrigal 4, Jackson, E 25, Lyon 6, Rodney 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Madrigal 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Bill Hohn. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 55 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 2:26.
Att: 18,905.
Venue: Comerica Park.
April 12, 2009
April 12, 2009

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