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Rogers' heat fuels Tigers
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Tigers 3, Cardinals 1
Kenny Rogers improved to 3-0 in these playoffs for the Tigers. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
 Monroe's homer: 350K
 Guillen's RBI double: 350K
 Granderson's nice catch: 350K
 Rogers snares liner: 350K
 Guillen singles, doubles, triples: 350K
 Rogers' gem: 350K
 Monroe's homer
 Casey's RBI single
 Leyland postgame press conference
Kenny Rogers continued to dominate in the postseason, upping his scoreless innings streak to a staggering 23 straight as the Tigers clawed back to even in the Series. Craig Monroe ripped his fifth homer of the playoffs in the first inning, and Carlos Guillen and Sean Casey added RBIs to carry Detroit at the plate.
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STL
October 22, 2006
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St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 4 1
Detroit
2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X   3 10 1
DET
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS4000001.000
Spiezio, DH3000110.000
Pujols, 1B3000101.167
Rolen, 3B4120011.500
Encarnacion, RF4000012.000
Edmonds, CF3011110.429
Wilson, LF3000001.000
Molina, C4010004.250
Miles, 2B3000012.000
Totals311413512 

BATTING
2B: Edmonds (1, Jones).
TB: Rolen 2; Edmonds 2; Molina.
RBI: Edmonds (2).
2-out RBI: Edmonds.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Encarnacion; Molina 2.
GIDP: Eckstein.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Pujols (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Miles-Eckstein-Pujols, Rolen-Miles-Pujols).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5000025.000
Monroe, LF3111113.429
Polanco, 2B3000013.000
Ordonez, RF4120002.286
Guillen, 1B3131100.714
Rodriguez, C4000015.000
Casey, DH3011000.167
Inge, 3B4020021.286
Santiago, SS3010010.200
Totals3231032819 

BATTING
2B: Guillen (1, Weaver).
3B: Guillen (1, Weaver).
HR: Monroe (2, 1st inning off Weaver, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Monroe 4; Ordonez 2; Guillen 6; Casey; Inge 2; Santiago.
RBI: Monroe (2), Guillen (2), Casey (1).
2-out RBI: Guillen; Casey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez 2; Polanco 2; Ordonez.
S: Santiago.
GIDP: Granderson; Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Jones (1, fielding).
DP: (Polanco-Santiago-Guillen).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 0-1)5.09331515.40
Johnson 0.20000100.00
Kinney 0.10001000.00
Flores 1.01000000.00
Thompson 0.20000100.00
Wainwright 0.10000100.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 1-0)8.02003500.00
Jones (S, 1)1.02100000.00

HBP: Casey (by Weaver), Polanco (by Kinney), Wilson (by Jones).
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 85-59, Johnson 9-6, Kinney 8-2, Flores 12-9, Thompson 8-6, Wainwright 5-3, Rogers 99-61, Jones 15-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 7-3, Johnson 1-0, Kinney 0-1, Flores 2-1, Thompson 1-0, Wainwright 0-0, Rogers 11-8, Jones 2-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 26, Johnson 2, Kinney 3, Flores 3, Thompson 2, Wainwright 1, Rogers 28, Jones 7.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: John Hirschbeck. LF: Tim McClelland. RF: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 44 degrees, rain.
Wind: 18 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 42,533.

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