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TODAY'S WRAPS: June 06, 2007
Sheff cooks up win
Tigers even series
Gary Sheffield stirred up plenty of run support for Justin Verlander by going deep in his first two at-bats on Wednesday. Sheffield contributed five RBIs by night's end, and Verlander held the Rangers at bay over seven innings without allowing a run.
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 Sheffield's two-run homer
Tigers 10, Rangers 0
Gary Sheffield rounds the bases after taking Kevin Millwood deep for the second time. (Tim Sharp/AP)
Series at a glance:
Millwood shaky in start
The Rangers saw another starter exit early on Wednesday night, when Kevin Millwood was tagged for seven runs in just 3 2/3 innings of work. The Tigers also went to work on the Rangers' bullpen, and Detroit ended up with four homers in the game.
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DET
Detroit (33-25)
Won 1
Detroit 10, Texas 0   TEX
Texas (21-38)
Lost 1
June 6, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
2 0 4 1 2 1 0 0 0   10 14 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings thru 6/6/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Rangers Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5121020.283
Polanco, 2B4331012.336
  Perez, 2B1010000.167
Sheffield, DH4235101.272
Ordonez, RF4021002.362
  a-Thames, PH-RF1000002.256
Guillen, SS4111113.310
Rodriguez, C5111013.293
Casey, 1B5000021.274
Monroe, LF5000010.246
Inge, 3B3210110.227
  Infante, 3B0000000.325
Totals411014103914 

a-Popped out for Ordonez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Polanco (12, Millwood), Ordonez (29, Millwood).
3B: Granderson (10, Millwood).
HR: Sheffield 2 (15, 1st inning off Millwood, 1 on, 1 out; 3rd inning off Millwood, 1 on, 0 out), Guillen (7, 5th inning off Littleton, 0 on, 0 out), Rodriguez (6, 5th inning off Littleton, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson 4; Polanco 4; Perez; Sheffield 9; Ordonez 3; Guillen 4; Rodriguez 4; Inge.
RBI: Sheffield 5 (38), Granderson (29), Polanco (31), Guillen (38), Rodriguez (30), Ordonez (54).
2-out RBI: Sheffield; Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Casey; Ordonez; Rodriguez; Guillen.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Guillen-Casey).
Pickoffs: Verlander (Sosa at 2nd base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010000.258
Young, SS4000012.264
Teixeira, 1B2000020.294
  Hairston, 3B2000000.226
Sosa, DH4010030.245
Catalanotto, LF4000001.178
Byrd, RF2020100.375
Kinsler, 2B2000103.238
Laird, C3000013.228
  Stewart, C0000000.250
Vazquez, 3B-1B3010011.302
Totals300502810 

BATTING
2B: Sosa (13, Verlander).
TB: Lofton; Sosa 2; Byrd 2; Vazquez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Laird.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Sosa (2nd base by Verlander).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander (W, 6-2)7.05002603.12
Seay 1.00000104.96
Jones 1.00000105.79
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (L, 2-5)3.29771527.57
Littleton 3.14331324.40
Wilson 1.01001101.82
Francisco 1.00000002.95

Pitches-strikes: Verlander 105-62, Seay 11-8, Jones 12-9, Millwood 86-56, Littleton 55-31, Wilson 24-12, Francisco 12-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Verlander 6-8, Seay 0-2, Jones 1-1, Millwood 2-4, Littleton 4-3, Wilson 1-1, Francisco 2-1.
Batters faced: Verlander 26, Seay 3, Jones 3, Millwood 21, Littleton 15, Wilson 5, Francisco 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Littleton 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Adam Dowdy. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 21 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:44.
Att: 28,795.

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