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Tigers rally in finale
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Tigers 5, Blue Jays 1
Edgar Renteria (center) and Matt Joyce celebrate scoring in the eighth. (AP)
Armando Galarraga deserved a victory over the Jays for his eight exceptional frames -- he yielded one run on six hits -- and a five-run eighth inning made sure he got the win, with Edgar Renteria's two-run double the decisive blow.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (62-60)
Lost 1
Detroit 5, Toronto 1   DET
Detroit (59-62)
Won 1
August 14, 2008
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Toronto
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 8/14/08  |  Recap: TOR | DET  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Tigers stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Inglett, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .293
Scutaro, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .255
Rios, A, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .281
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Stairs, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .248
Lind, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .295
Overbay, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .265
Zaun, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .231
McDonald, Jo, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .217
Totals 33 1 6 1 2 8 14  

BATTING
3B: Rios, A (5, Galarraga, A).
HR: Overbay (9, 5th inning off Galarraga, A, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Scutaro; Rios, A 3; McDonald, Jo; Inglett 2; Overbay 4.
RBI: Overbay (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rios, A; Stairs.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (McDonald, Jo-Inglett-Overbay).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .293
Polanco, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .309
Ordonez, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .320
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .295
Sheffield, DH 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .220
Joyce, LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .269
Renteria, SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .264
Inge, 3B 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .220
Sardinha, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .097
Totals 30 5 7 5 5 4 11  

BATTING
2B: Renteria (16, Frasor).
TB: Inge; Cabrera, M 2; Joyce; Renteria 3; Ordonez.
RBI: Cabrera, M (92), Renteria 2 (42), Inge 2 (36).
2-out RBI: Cabrera, M; Renteria 2; Inge 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sardinha.
GIDP: Polanco.
Team RISP: 3-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Litsch 7.0 4 0 0 2 3 0 4.20
Carlson (H, 15) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.09
Frasor (BS, 1)(L, 1-2) 0.1 2 5 5 3 0 0 4.42
Camp 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.60
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Galarraga, A (W, 11-4) 8.0 6 1 1 2 6 1 3.11
Rodney 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.68

Game Scores: Litsch , Galarraga, A .
WP: Frasor.
IBB: Sheffield (by Frasor).
HBP: Inge (by Litsch).
Pitches-strikes: Litsch 111-67, Carlson 2-1, Frasor 22-10, Camp 7-6, Galarraga, A 121-78, Rodney 15-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Litsch 8-5, Carlson 0-1, Frasor 0-1, Camp 0-0, Galarraga, A 11-6, Rodney 1-0.
Batters faced: Litsch 27, Carlson 1, Frasor 6, Camp 2, Galarraga, A 32, Rodney 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Camp 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 2:44.
Att: 41,259.
Venue: Comerica Park.
August 14, 2008
August 14, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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