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Jurrjens' injury cushioned
Tigers 5, Yankees 4
Curtis Granderson's inside-the-park homer was the second of his career. (Paul Sancya/AP)
 Granderson's inside-the-park shot
 Thames' two-run home run
Jair Jurrjens left the third start of his career in the second inning with right shoulder tightness, but Bobby Seay, Joel Zumaya and Todd Jones faced the minimum to lift the Tigers, who got an inside-the-park homer from Curtis Granderson in the first.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (72-58)
Lost 1
Detroit 5, NY Yankees 4   DET
Detroit (70-60)
Won 1
August 26, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   4 8 1
Detroit
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 X   5 4 0
Standings thru 8/26/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Tigers Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH4000011.263
Cabrera, CF4010000.292
Abreu, RF4120002.291
Rodriguez, 3B4000024.305
Matsui, LF4110010.307
Giambi, 1B4121012.267
  1-Duncan, PR0000000.298
Cano, 2B4113001.304
Betemit, SS3000010.226
Molina, C3010000.239
Totals344840610 


1-Ran for Giambi in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Giambi (12, 2nd inning off Jurrjens, 0 on, 1 out), Cano (14, 4th inning off Durbin, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Cabrera; Abreu 2; Matsui; Giambi 5; Cano 4; Molina.
RBI: Giambi (29), Cano 3 (74).
2-out RBI: Cano 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez 2.
GIDP: Cano.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Abreu (21, 2nd base off Jurrjens/Rodriguez).

FIELDING
E: Betemit (5, fielding).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF3211100.288
Polanco, 2B4110002.334
Thames, DH3112112.248
Ordonez, RF4000012.355
Guillen, SS-1B3112000.303
Rodriguez, C1000010.276
  a-Rabelo, PH-C2000020.273
Casey, 1B3000000.276
  Santiago, SS0000000.286
Inge, 3B3000010.238
Maybin, LF3000020.182
Totals29545286 

a-Struck out for Rodriguez in the 4th.

BATTING
HR: Granderson (17, 1st inning off Hughes, 0 on, 0 out), Guillen (19, 1st inning off Hughes, 1 on, 2 out), Thames (15, 3rd inning off Hughes, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Granderson 4; Polanco; Thames 4; Guillen 4.
RBI: Granderson (60), Guillen 2 (87), Thames 2 (42).
2-out RBI: Guillen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thames.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (16, 2nd base off Hughes/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Guillen-Santiago-Guillen).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hughes (L, 2-2)6.04551635.35
Farnsworth 1.00000204.21
Vizcaino 1.00001003.66
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jurrjens 1.12110213.60
Durbin 3.05330214.79
Seay (W, 1-0)2.00000102.82
Zumaya (H, 5)1.20000104.43
Jones (S, 33)1.01000004.47

Pitches-strikes: Hughes 97-65, Farnsworth 17-12, Vizcaino 18-10, Jurrjens 23-15, Durbin 53-32, Seay 22-14, Zumaya 18-12, Jones 8-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hughes 1-11, Farnsworth 1-0, Vizcaino 0-3, Jurrjens 0-2, Durbin 2-5, Seay 1-4, Zumaya 3-1, Jones 3-0.
Batters faced: Hughes 24, Farnsworth 3, Vizcaino 4, Jurrjens 6, Durbin 14, Seay 6, Zumaya 5, Jones 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Seay 2-0.
EjectionsDetroit Tigers catcher Ivan Rodriguez ejected by HP umpire Sam Holbrook. (4th).
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 77 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 2:41.
Att: 43,268.

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