Marlon Byrd hit the game-winning triple, driving in a pair as the Rangers scored three runs in the ninth inning to win their second consecutive game. Brad Wilkerson hit a three-run home run to right in the seventh, highlighting a five-run inning in which the Rangers erased a 3-1 deficit.
After squandering a 3-1 lead in the seventh inning, the Tigers mounted a rally in the eighth, by scoring three runs. Sean Casey led the rally with a two-run single. However, closer Todd Jones could not maintain the tie as he allowed three runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning.
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