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Tigers stumble late
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Blue Jays 5, Tigers 4
Righty Edwin Jackson notched four strikeouts Tuesday night in his Tigers debut. (AP)
Edwin Jackson's stellar Tigers debut (7 1/3 innings, two hits and one earned run) was erased by a Jays rally in the eighth. Brandon Inge's solo homer in the ninth brought Detroit back even, but Brandon Lyon yielded a walk-off sac fly to Rod Barajas.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (0-2)
Lost 2
Toronto 5, Detroit 4   TOR
Toronto (2-0)
Won 2
April 7, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1   4 8 1
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1   5 5 1
Standings thru 4/7/09  |  Recap: DET | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .286
Polanco, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .111
Ordonez, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .286
Cabrera, M, 1B 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 .667
Guillen, LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .167
Laird, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 6 .250
Thames, M, DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .250
Inge, 3B 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 .375
Everett, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Totals 31 4 8 3 5 6 16  

BATTING
2B: Inge (1, Purcey), Thames, M (1, Purcey), Cabrera, M (1, Camp).
HR: Inge (2, 9th inning off Ryan, B, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Inge 6; Cabrera, M 3; Polanco; Laird; Thames, M 2; Granderson.
RBI: Granderson (2), Thames, M (1), Inge (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Everett 2; Laird 2.
SAC: Everett.
SF: Granderson.
GIDP: Guillen.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Polanco (1, 2nd base by Purcey/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Inge (1, fielding).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .250
Hill, A, 2B 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 .250
Rios, A, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Wells, V, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .375
Lind, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .500
  1-Bautista, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rolen, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .429
Overbay, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .125
Barajas, C 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .143
Snider, LF 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Totals 31 5 5 5 3 4 8  

1-Ran for Lind in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Wells, V (2, Jackson, E).
HR: Rolen (1, 8th inning off Jackson, E, 0 on, 0 out), Hill, A (1, 8th inning off Lyon, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Scutaro; Wells, V 2; Rolen 5; Hill, A 4.
RBI: Rolen (2), Hill, A 3 (4), Barajas (1).
2-out RBI: Hill, A 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Overbay; Hill, A.
SF: Barajas.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Purcey (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Scutaro-Hill, A-Overbay, Barajas-Hill, A).

 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E 7.1 2 2 1 1 4 1 1.23
Seay (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Lyon (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 1.0 3 3 3 2 0 1 27.00
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Purcey 7.0 5 3 2 3 5 0 2.57
Camp 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
Ryan, B (BS, 1)(W, 1-0) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 9.00

IBB: Guillen (by Camp), Overbay (by Lyon).
Pitches-strikes: Jackson, E 89-60, Seay 3-2, Lyon 37-20, Purcey 101-61, Camp 23-9, Ryan, B 15-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jackson, E 9-7, Seay 1-0, Lyon 1-1, Purcey 7-3, Camp 2-0, Ryan, B 2-0.
Batters faced: Jackson, E 26, Seay 1, Lyon 8, Purcey 27, Camp 6, Ryan, B 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Seay 1-0, Lyon 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Ed Montague.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:40.
Att: 16,790.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
April 7, 2009
April 7, 2009

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