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No sweep for Rangers
Tigers 5, Rangers 2
Gerald Laird heads to the dugout after striking out in the ninth inning. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Kevin Millwood, trying to win his third straight start, tossed six innings of three-run ball to keep the Rangers in the game, but the bats were shut down by veteran lefty Kenny Rogers. Michael Young and Sammy Sosa each collected RBI sacrifice flies.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (32-46)
Lost 1
Detroit 5, Texas 2   DET
Detroit (46-31)
Won 1
June 28, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   2 7 0
Detroit
0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 X   5 6 0
Standings thru 6/28/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Tigers Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4110011.289
Kinsler, 2B3010011.241
  Hairston, 2B1110000.253
Young, SS3011001.296
Sosa, DH3011011.255
Byrd, LF-RF4000003.366
Diaz, RF2000000.263
  a-Catalanotto, PH-LF2000000.197
Laird, C4000020.235
Wilkerson, 1B3010100.224
Metcalf, 3B2010001.212
  b-Vazquez, PH-3B1000001.247
Totals32272159 

a-Flied out for Diaz in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Metcalf in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (13, Rogers), Lofton (12, Rogers), Hairston (5, Durbin).
TB: Lofton 2; Kinsler 2; Hairston 2; Young; Sosa; Wilkerson; Metcalf.
RBI: Young (48), Sosa (62).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd.
SF: Young; Sosa.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Young-Kinsler-Wilkerson).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF3100211.291
Polanco, 2B4220100.327
Sheffield, DH3212104.289
Ordonez, RF3010112.377
Guillen, SS3012102.325
Rodriguez, C4000035.280
Casey, 1B2010200.299
Monroe, LF4000005.229
Inge, 3B3000120.255
Totals295649719 

BATTING
HR: Sheffield (18, 7th inning off Feldman, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Polanco 2; Sheffield 4; Ordonez; Guillen; Casey.
RBI: Guillen 2 (58), Sheffield 2 (52).
2-out RBI: Guillen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Monroe 2; Rodriguez.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Guillen (6, 2nd base off Feldman/Laird), Sheffield (10, 3rd base off Millwood/Laird).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (L, 4-7)6.05336607.06
Feldman 1.11223116.67
Mahay 0.20000002.52
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 2-0)6.04111300.75
Durbin (H, 1)2.03110104.21
Jones (S, 19)1.00000106.03

WP: Millwood.
IBB: Casey (by Millwood), Casey (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 109-60, Feldman 30-14, Mahay 9-6, Rogers 84-55, Durbin 32-21, Jones 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 6-6, Feldman 1-2, Mahay 0-2, Rogers 10-5, Durbin 1-4, Jones 2-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 28, Feldman 8, Mahay 2, Rogers 23, Durbin 9, Jones 3.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 2:44 (:17 delay).
Att: 37,253.

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