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Jackson rolls to win
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Tigers 4, Orioles 2
Gene Lamont congratulates Magglio Ordonez after his home run. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Edwin Jackson allowed two runs and struck out eight over eight-plus innings as the Tigers topped the Orioles. Magglio Ordonez had a pair of hits, including a solo home run. Placido Polanco added a two-run single in the eighth.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (45-62)
Lost 1
Detroit 4, Baltimore 2   DET
Detroit (56-50)
Won 1
August 5, 2009
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Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 4 1
Detroit
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 X   4 9 1
Standings thru 8/5/09  |  Recap: BAL | DET  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Tigers stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .284
Reimold, LF 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .273
Jones, Ad, CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .300
Markakis, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .300
Huff, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .256
Mora, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252
Scott, DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .273
  1-Pie, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Zaun, C 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .244
Izturis, C, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262
  a-Wigginton, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Totals 31 2 4 2 3 10 9  

a-Grounded out for Izturis, C in the 8th.
1-Ran for Scott in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Jones, Ad (19, 9th inning off Jackson, E, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Jones, Ad 5; Markakis; Huff.
RBI: Jones, Ad 2 (64).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Reimold; Zaun.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones, Ad (9, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Laird), Roberts, B (21, 2nd base off Jackson, E/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Roberts, B (9, throw).
Outfield assists: Markakis (Laird at 2nd base).
DP: (Mora-Roberts, B-Huff).
Pickoffs: Guthrie (Thomas, C at 1st base).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Polanco, 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .263
Thomas, C, LF-RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .269
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 0 1 1 1 2 0 .333
Guillen, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .220
Ordonez, RF 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 .265
  Raburn, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Inge, 3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .253
Laird, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .228
Everett, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .246
Totals 30 4 9 4 2 3 8  

BATTING
HR: Ordonez (6, 5th inning off Guthrie, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Inge; Cabrera, M; Guillen; Polanco; Laird; Thomas, C; Everett; Ordonez 5.
RBI: Ordonez (34), Polanco 2 (49), Cabrera, M (62).
2-out RBI: Polanco 2; Cabrera, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
PO: Thomas, C (1st base by Guthrie).

FIELDING
E: Laird (3, throw).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Guthrie (L, 7-11) 7.1 6 3 3 2 3 1 5.28
Hendrickson 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.90
Meredith 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.92
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jackson, E (W, 8-5) 8.0 3 2 2 2 8 1 2.62
Rodney (S, 22) 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.45

Jackson, E pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

HBP: Reimold (by Jackson, E).
Pitches-strikes: Guthrie 109-62, Hendrickson 2-2, Meredith 10-9, Jackson, E 117-76, Rodney 21-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Guthrie 6-4, Hendrickson 1-0, Meredith 1-0, Jackson, E 9-4, Rodney 0-0.
Batters faced: Guthrie 27, Hendrickson 1, Meredith 4, Jackson, E 30, Rodney 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Hendrickson 2-0, Meredith 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 2:21.
Att: 28,978.
Venue: Comerica Park.
August 5, 2009
August 5, 2009

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