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Tigers roll in chilly Detroit
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Tigers 3, Athletics 0
Brandon Inge goes into the stands to catch a first-inning pop fly. (Nati Harnik/AP)
 Polanco's RBI single: 350K
 Monroe's homer: 350K
 Inge's great catch: 350K
 Monroe's home run
 Inge's great catch
 Ordonez drives in a run
 Polanco's RBI single
Kenny Rogers remained in a nearly unhittable zone, and Tigers hitters did enough in winter-like temperatures to put Detroit one win away from polishing off the A's. With his superb Game 3 start, Rogers has tossed 15 straight scoreless innings in the playoffs.
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OAK
October 13, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 0
Detroit
2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X   3 6 0
DET
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4010000.250
Kotsay, CF4000011.333
Bradley, RF4000021.462
Thomas, DH2000010.000
Payton, LF3000012.273
Chavez, 3B3000010.200
Swisher, 1B1000200.000
Scutaro, SS3010002.091
Jimenez, 2B2000002.222
  a-Kielty, PH1000001.000
  Kiger, 2B0000000.000
Totals27020269 

a-Grounded into a double play for Jimenez in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Kendall; Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Payton.
GIDP: Jimenez; Kielty.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Swisher-Scutaro-Harden).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF1100301.364
Monroe, LF3221113.400
Polanco, 2B4021002.500
Ordonez, RF4001004.154
Guillen, 1B4000004.154
Rodriguez, C4000011.167
Infante, DH2010110.500
  a-Gomez, PH-DH1010000.600
Inge, 3B3000123.333
Santiago, SS3000103.000
Totals293637521 

a-Singled for Infante in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Polanco (1, Harden).
HR: Monroe (1, 5th inning off Harden, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Monroe 5; Polanco 3; Infante; Gomez.
RBI: Polanco (2), Ordonez (2), Monroe (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Monroe 2; Rodriguez; Granderson; Guillen.
GIDP: Guillen.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (1, 2nd base off Gaudin/Kendall), Infante (1, 2nd base off Harden/Kendall).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Inge-Polanco-Guillen, Polanco-Santiago-Guillen).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden (L, 0-1)5.25335414.76
Gaudin 1.00002000.00
Kennedy 0.10000000.00
Calero 1.01000100.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 1-0)7.12002600.00
Rodney (H, 2)0.20000000.00
Jones (S, 2)1.00000000.00

HBP: Thomas (by Rogers).
Pitches-strikes: Harden 105-56, Gaudin 22-11, Kennedy 3-2, Calero 18-11, Rogers 97-63, Rodney 4-3, Jones 10-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Harden 6-7, Gaudin 2-1, Kennedy 1-0, Calero 1-1, Rogers 10-6, Rodney 2-0, Jones 3-0.
Batters faced: Harden 26, Gaudin 5, Kennedy 1, Calero 4, Rogers 26, Rodney 1, Jones 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Gaudin 1-0, Kennedy 2-0, Rodney 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Mike Reilly. LF: Jerry Crawford. RF: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 41 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 26 mph, R to L.
T: 2:57.
Att: 41,669.

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