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Hardy comes up big in the ninth

J.J. Hardy hit a triple in the ninth and scored the winning run on a wild pitch after the Tigers rallied to tie the game. Starter Nick Blackburn pitched a complete game for his second win of the season.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
One out when winning run scored.
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jackson, A, CF3110101.376
Damon, DH4110002.314
Ordonez, RF4021001.291
Cabrera, Mi, 1B4021011.355
Boesch, LF4111004.294
Inge, 3B4010013.255
Sizemore, S, 2B4000004.250
Laird, C2000000.141
Avila, C2010000.162
Everett, SS3010000.182
a-Santiago, PH-SS1010000.315
Totals3531131216.282
a-Singled for Everett in the 9th.
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF4010010.250
Hudson, O, 2B3100112.297
Morneau, 1B4010023.351
Thome, DH4111021.263
Cuddyer, RF3110101.309
Young, D, LF4021000.274
Hardy, SS4121002.250
Ramos, W, C3000012.583
Punto, 3B2000110.237
Totals314833811.279
BATTING
2B: Everett (3, Blackburn), Avila (3, Blackburn).
HR: Boesch (2, 9th inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jackson, A; Damon; Ordonez 2; Cabrera, Mi 2; Boesch 4; Inge; Avila 2; Everett 2; Santiago.
RBI: Ordonez (20), Cabrera, Mi (28), Boesch (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sizemore, S 2; Damon.
GIDP: Ordonez; Inge.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Everett-Sizemore, S-Cabrera, Mi, Inge-Sizemore, S-Cabrera, Mi).

BATTING
2B: Thome (4, Willis), Cuddyer (6, Willis).
3B: Hardy (1, Perry).
TB: Span; Morneau; Thome 2; Cuddyer 2; Young, D 2; Hardy 4.
RBI: Thome (15), Young, D (11), Hardy (11).
2-out RBI: Thome; Young, D.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hardy; Morneau 2.
GIDP: Ramos, W; Cuddyer.
Team RISP: 4-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hudson, O (3, 2nd base off Willis/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Hardy-Hudson, O-Morneau, Blackburn-Hardy-Morneau).

DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Willis5.14333603.99
Zumaya1.22000201.10
Coke0.11000001.88
Perry(L, 1-2)1.01110003.00
Totals8.18443804.29
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn(W, 2-1)9.011331215.79
Totals9.011331213.64
WP: Perry.
Pitches-strikes: Willis 97-57, Zumaya 25-18, Coke 8-5, Perry 14-8, Blackburn 95-67.
Groundouts-flyouts: Willis 7-3, Zumaya 2-0, Coke 0-1, Perry 2-0, Blackburn 16-3.
Batters faced: Willis 23, Zumaya 6, Coke 2, Perry 3, Blackburn 36.
Inherited runners-scored: Zumaya 1-1, Perry 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 19 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:32.
Att: 39,020.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media