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Tigers 6, Yankees 3
Magglio Ordonez drove in a pair of runs on Tuesday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Gary Sheffield was 0-for-17 with runners in scoring position before he crushed a two-run homer in the third off Yankees starter Phil Hughes. The jack came in the same inning that Curtis Granderson, who stayed red hot, led off with a solo shot.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (12-15)
Won 1
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 4   NYY
NY Yankees (14-14)
Lost 1
April 29, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0   6 11 1
NY Yankees
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   4 8 0
Standings thru 4/29/08  |  Recap: DET | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Yankees stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF3321201.348
Polanco, 2B5241001.216
Sheffield, DH4112123.164
Ordonez, RF5012003.300
Cabrera, 1B4010001.271
Guillen, 3B3000121.321
Renteria, SS4000021.311
Rodriguez, C4020000.269
Jones, J, LF4000022.185
  Raburn, LF0000000.250
Totals3661164813 

BATTING
2B: Polanco (3, Hughes), Granderson (2, Hughes), Rodriguez (8, Ramirez).
HR: Granderson (3, 3rd inning off Hughes, 0 on, 0 out), Sheffield (2, 3rd inning off Hughes, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson 6; Polanco 5; Sheffield 4; Ordonez; Cabrera; Rodriguez 3.
RBI: Ordonez 2 (19), Granderson (5), Sheffield 2 (5), Polanco (7).
2-out RBI: Polanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, J; Ordonez; Granderson.
GIDP: Cabrera; Ordonez.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez (3, 2nd base off Hughes/Stewart).

FIELDING
E: Jones, J (1, fielding).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF-LF4010120.274
Jeter, SS4011011.278
Abreu, RF5010014.276
  Molina, C0000000.245
Matsui, LF-RF4120100.326
Giambi, DH4011103.171
Duncan, S, 1B2210301.154
Ensberg, 3B4000104.233
Cano, 2B5112025.155
Stewart, C3000010.000
  a-Cabrera, PH-CF0000100.289
Totals354848718 

a-Walked for Stewart in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Duncan, S (1, Rogers).
HR: Cano (2, 2nd inning off Rogers, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon; Jeter; Abreu; Matsui 2; Giambi; Duncan, S 2; Cano 4.
RBI: Cano 2 (7), Jeter (14), Giambi (12).
2-out RBI: Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi 2; Cano 3; Ensberg; Abreu 2.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jeter-Duncan, S, Ensberg-Cano-Duncan, S).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 2-3)6.06224416.75
Seay 1.01000103.00
Bautista 0.20113102.25
Rapada (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Jones, T (S, 5)1.01111102.45
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hughes (L, 0-4)3.28663229.00
Ohlendorf 3.11001505.40
Ramirez 1.01000100.00
Hawkins 1.01000007.98

WP: Jones, T, Hughes 2.
HBP: Jeter (by Bautista).
Pitches-strikes: Rogers 101-60, Seay 13-11, Bautista 25-9, Rapada 2-2, Jones, T 15-9, Hughes 82-50, Ohlendorf 46-32, Ramirez 14-10, Hawkins 9-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rogers 8-6, Seay 1-1, Bautista 0-1, Rapada 1-0, Jones, T 2-0, Hughes 6-3, Ohlendorf 3-2, Ramirez 0-2, Hawkins 2-1.
Batters faced: Rogers 28, Seay 4, Bautista 6, Rapada 1, Jones, T 5, Hughes 21, Ohlendorf 12, Ramirez 4, Hawkins 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rapada 3-0, Ohlendorf 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 55 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 3:26.
Att: 49,194.

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