Edwin Jackson hurled six innings, striking out four. (Carlos Osorio/AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
After starter Edwin Jackson left, the contest took an ugly turn. In a 56-pitch seventh inning, the Tigers' bullpen could not back up the righty's strong start, giving up 10 runs to the Yankees and ending Detroit's three-game winning streak.
BATTING 2B: Polanco (10, Ramirez, E). TB: Cabrera, M; Guillen; Polanco 2; Anderson, J. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge; Anderson, J 2; Cabrera, M; Everett. Team RISP: 0-for-6. Team
FIELDING E: Anderson, J (1, fielding). DP: (Inge-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M).
Game Scores: Hughes, P 72, Jackson, E 67. HBP: Cabrera, M (by Hughes, P), Inge (by Veras). Pitches-strikes:
Hughes, P 99-58, Melancon 11-7, Ramirez, E 17-9, Veras 23-15, Jackson, E 117-76, Perry 18-8, Robertson, N 23-12, Lyon 33-19,
Rincon 9-4. Groundouts-flyouts: Hughes, P 6-3, Melancon 2-0, Ramirez, E 0-0, Veras 1-1, Jackson, E 4-6, Perry 1-0,
Robertson, N 0-0, Lyon 2-1, Rincon 1-1. Batters faced: Hughes, P 23, Melancon 3, Ramirez, E 5, Veras 5, Jackson,
E 23, Perry 5, Robertson, N 5, Lyon 8, Rincon 4. Inherited runners-scored: Robertson, N 2-2, Lyon 3-3. Umpires:
HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Jim Joyce. Weather: 53 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind:
13 mph, L to R. T: 3:23. Att: 25,519. Venue: Comerica Park. April 28, 2009 April 28, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner