Matt Harrison allowed five runs over five-plus frames on Wednesday. (Paul Sancya/AP)
By Scott McNeish / Special to MLB.com
Ian Kinsler and Elvis Andrus went into the history books after turning the fifth triple play in Rangers history to stop a rally in the fourth, but Matt Harrison, in uncharacteristic fashion, allowed three homers as the Rangers fell to the Tigers.
a-Struck out for Teagarden in the 9th. b-Flied out for Andrus in the 9th.
BATTING 3B: Andrus (4, Lyon). HR: Cruz, N (8, 7th inning off Lyon, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Andrus 3; Blalock; Cruz, N 5; Teagarden; Young, M; Byrd; Murphy, Dv. RBI: Teagarden (4), Cruz, N (23), Byrd (18). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy, Dv 2; Kinsler; Davis, C. Team RISP: 2-for-9. Team
a-Grounded out for Ramirez, W in the 7th. b-Lined out for Raburn in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Inge (5, Harrison, M). HR: Raburn (3, 2nd inning off Harrison, M, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez, W (1, 6th inning off Harrison, M, 0 on, 0 out), Inge
(11, 6th inning off Harrison, M, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Inge 6; Cabrera, M 2; Polanco; Ramirez, W 4; Anderson, J; Raburn 5; Everett. RBI: Raburn (10), Ramirez, W (1), Inge 2 (29). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge; Polanco; Granderson. Team RISP: 0-for-6. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Anderson, J 2 (8, 2nd base off Harrison, M/Teagarden, 2nd base off Jennings/Teagarden).