Nelson Cruz was thrown out at home plate in the second inning. (Paul Sancya/AP)
By Scott McNeish / Special to MLB.com
Down by a pair in the eighth, Nelson Cruz came through with a game-tying two-run double with two outs, but starter Kevin Millwood would give up the lead in the bottom half of the frame on a two-out single, as Texas was swept by Detroit.
BATTING 2B: Andrus (3, Jackson, E), Blalock (8, Jackson, E), Cruz, N (8, Jackson, E). HR: Murphy,
Dv (2, 1st inning off Jackson, E, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Kinsler; Murphy, Dv 6; Blalock 2; Cruz, N 3; Andrus 2. RBI:
Murphy, Dv (9), Cruz, N 2 (25). 2-out RBI: Cruz, N 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young,
M 2; Kinsler; Saltalamacchia. GIDP: Young, M. Team RISP: 1-for-7. Team LOB: 9.
Murphy, Dv (2, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Sardinha), Cruz, N 2 (6, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Sardinha, 3rd base off Jackson, E/Sardinha),
Andrus (5, 3rd base off Jackson, E/Sardinha), Kinsler (10, 3rd base off Jackson, E/Sardinha).
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