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Righty snags first win
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Tigers 2, Mariners 0
Brandon Inge picked up his 10th RBI of the season on Saturday. (John Froschauer/AP)
Edwin Jackson delivered 7 2/3 scoreless innings and picked up his first win since coming over to the Tigers in an offseason trade, evening the series with the Mariners. Brandon Inge provided the game's only runs with an RBI single that also produced an unearned run in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (6-5)
Won 1
Detroit 2, Seattle 0   SEA
Seattle (8-4)
Lost 1
April 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 9 0
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 2
Standings thru 4/18/09  |  Recap: DET | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Mariners stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 .213
Polanco, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .279
Ordonez, RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .300
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 6 .488
Guillen, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .158
  Anderson, J, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308
Thames, M, DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .222
Laird, C 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .344
Inge, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .289
Santiago, R, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .273
Totals 34 2 9 1 3 9 21  

BATTING
2B: Polanco (5, Bedard).
TB: Inge 2; Cabrera, M; Polanco 2; Laird 2; Granderson; Ordonez 2.
RBI: Inge (10).
2-out RBI: Inge.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen 2; Ordonez; Santiago, R; Polanco.
SAC: Polanco.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
PB: Laird (1).
Outfield assists: Granderson (Lopez, Jo at home).
DP: 2 (Polanco-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M, Granderson-Laird).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .235
Chavez, En, LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .383
Griffey Jr., DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .233
Beltre, A, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .196
Sweeney, M, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214
Lopez, Jo, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .189
Johnson, Ro, C 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .263
Betancourt, Y, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .308
Gutierrez, F, CF 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .229
Totals 30 0 5 0 2 7 13  

BATTING
2B: Chavez, En (1, Jackson, E).
TB: Chavez, En 2; Griffey Jr.; Gutierrez, F; Johnson, Ro 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre, A; Griffey Jr..
GIDP: Beltre, A.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Chavez, En (4, 3rd base off Jackson, E/Laird).
CS: Johnson, Ro (1, 2nd base by Jackson, E/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Suzuki, I (1, throw), Sweeney, M (1, pickoff).
Outfield assists: Chavez, En (Granderson at home).
DP: (Chavez, En-Johnson, Ro).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E (W, 1-0) 7.2 5 0 0 1 6 0 2.14
Seay (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Rodney (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bedard (L, 1-1) 6.0 7 2 1 2 8 0 1.86
Corcoran 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.50
White 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Pitches-strikes: Jackson, E 98-71, Seay 6-3, Rodney 19-11, Bedard 101-69, Corcoran 24-16, White 16-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jackson, E 6-4, Seay 0-0, Rodney 1-0, Bedard 4-4, Corcoran 3-1, White 3-0.
Batters faced: Jackson, E 27, Seay 1, Rodney 4, Bedard 27, Corcoran 7, White 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Seay 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 31,963.
Venue: Safeco Field.
April 18, 2009
April 18, 2009

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