Armando Galarraga lasted seven innings and gave up four runs on Monday vs. the Rangers. (AP)
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
What began well for the Tigers with a Curtis Granderson solo leadoff homer in the first inning didn't materialize the rest of the way against Texas start Tommy Hunter. Armando Galarraga was sharp until an error-filled sixth inning was his undoing.
BATTING 2B: Andrus 2 (7, Galarraga, A, Galarraga, A), Blalock (16, Galarraga, A), Byrd (30, Perry). HR:
Cruz, N (24, 5th inning off Galarraga, A, 0 on, 1 out), Young, M (14, 8th inning off Perry, 0 on, 0 out). TB:
Andrus 4; Blalock 2; Cruz, N 4; Young, M 6; Byrd 2. RBI: Cruz, N (56), Blalock 2 (49), Young, M (42). 2-out
RBI: Blalock 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N; Kinsler; Hamilton. Team
RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: 5.
FIELDING E: Young, M (7, fielding). Outfield
assists: Murphy, Dv (Granderson at 2nd base).
WP: Hunter, T, Wilson, C. IBB: Cruz, N (by Ni, F). Pitches-strikes:
Galarraga, A 100-61, Perry 11-7, Ni, F 17-7, Hunter, T 104-67, Jennings 16-11, Wilson, C 23-12. Groundouts-flyouts:
Galarraga, A 6-4, Perry 0-0, Ni, F 0-0, Hunter, T 11-2, Jennings 0-1, Wilson, C 0-0. Batters faced:
Galarraga, A 28, Perry 3, Ni, F 3, Hunter, T 28, Jennings 5, Wilson, C 4. Inherited runners-scored:
Ni, F 1-0. Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Ted Barrett. Weather:
77 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 8 mph, L to R. T: 2:30. Att: 17,173. Venue: Rangers
Ballpark in Arlington. July 27, 2009 July 27, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.