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Tigers pull off sweep in wild ninth

Justin Verlander labored but the Tigers' bats never gave up. A six-run comeback was capped when Johnny Damon drew a walk in the ninth, then Carlos Guillen scored from third on a wild pitch to beat the Indians.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Two out when winning run scored.
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, A, SS5110003.308
Brantley, CF5110001.222
Choo, RF3211100.143
Hafner, DH2111100.261
Peralta, Jh, 3B4112013.200
LaPorta, 1B3110101.278
Marte, A, 1B0000000.000
Valbuena, 2B4124001.250
Kearns, LF4010021.286
Marson, C4010003.077
Totals3481083313.224
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jackson, A, CF4120212.296
Kelly, D, LF4020004.333
a-Raburn, PH-LF1000100.000
Ordonez, RF5122106.462
Cabrera, M, 1B3231300.522
Guillen, DH6221027.280
Inge, 3B6011014.320
Santiago, R, SS4220111.400
Laird, C4010012.056
b-Damon, PH0001100.150
Sizemore, 2B5131012.250
Totals4291879728.304
a-Walked for Kelly, D in the 7th. b-Walked for Laird in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Kearns (1, Bonine).
HR: Valbuena (1, 1st inning off Verlander, 3 on, 2 out), Peralta, Jh (1, 6th inning off Bonine, 1 on, 0 out), Choo (1, 7th inning off Bonine, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Peralta, Jh 4; Marson; Valbuena 5; Choo 4; Kearns 2; Cabrera, A; Brantley; Hafner; LaPorta.
RBI: Hafner (3), Valbuena 4 (4), Peralta, Jh 2 (3), Choo (1).
2-out RBI: Valbuena 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, A 2.
SF: Hafner.
GIDP: Marson, Brantley.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
PB: Marson (1).
Outfield assists: Choo (Kelly, D at home).
DP: (Peralta, Jh-Valbuena-Marte, A).

BATTING
2B: Sizemore (1, Lewis), Guillen (1, Perez, C).
TB: Inge; Cabrera, M 3; Sizemore 4; Guillen 3; Jackson, A 2; Santiago, R 2; Kelly, D 2; Laird; Ordonez 2.
RBI: Cabrera, M (8), Ordonez 2 (6), Sizemore (2), Inge (4), Guillen (2), Damon (3).
2-out RBI: Ordonez 2; Sizemore; Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen 3; Sizemore; Inge; Ordonez 2; Jackson, A.
GIDP: Santiago, R.
Team RISP: 6-for-19.
Team LOB: 18.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jackson, A (2, 2nd base off Westbrook/Marson).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Sizemore-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M, Santiago, R-Sizemore-Cabrera, M).

ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook5.29333707.45
Lewis(H, 1)1.02112001.93
Laffey0.00001000.00
Smith, J(H, 2)0.10000003.00
Perez, R0.24220009.00
Perez, C(BS, 1)(L, 0-1)1.03333009.00
Totals8.218999704.61
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander5.05663319.00
Bonine3.04220024.50
Coke(W, 1-0)1.01000000.00
Totals9.010883333.44
Laffey pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Verlander pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Perez, C.
HBP: Santiago, R (by Westbrook), Laird (by Westbrook).
Pitches-strikes: Westbrook 105-65, Lewis 27-15, Laffey 5-1, Smith, J 5-3, Perez, R 20-16, Perez, C 36-17, Verlander 96-66, Bonine 49-30, Coke 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Westbrook 5-4, Lewis 1-0, Laffey 0-0, Smith, J 0-1, Perez, R 1-0, Perez, C 2-0, Verlander 4-4, Bonine 6-1, Coke 1-0.
Batters faced: Westbrook 30, Lewis 7, Laffey 1, Smith, J 1, Perez, R 5, Perez, C 9, Verlander 22, Bonine 13, Coke 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Lewis 2-0, Laffey 2-0, Smith, J 3-0, Perez, C 1-0, Bonine 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 54 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:28.
Att: 26,081.
Venue: Comerica Park.
April 11, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media