Final
  for this game

Miller looks to get Tigers back on track

Jul 23, 2007 - 2:21 PM Detroit (58-38) at Chicago White Sox (43-54) 8:11 pm EDT

CHICAGO (Ticker) -- Coming off their first series loss in nearly a month, the Detroit Tigers look to right themselves as they begin a rare five-game set with the Chicago White Sox on Monday.

In dropping two of three to the Kansas City Royals, the Tigers lost their first series since dropping two of three to the Minnesota Twins from June 29-July 1. Regardless, Detroit has won 12 of its 17 games in July.

Rookie Andrew Miller (5-3, 3.18 ERA), who has alternated wins and losses in his last seven starts, will look to end that trend after picking up the win in a 3-2 victory over the Twins on Wednesday, yielding just one run and four hits over five innings.

The lefthander has made just one appearance against the White Sox in relief, pitching 1 2/3 scoreless innings.

Chicago will counter with Mark Buehrle (7-5, 2.91), who has not allowed more than two earned runs in any of his last eight outings. Included in that stretch was Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians in which he allowed one run and 10 hits over 6 1/3 innings.

Buehrle would like to continue his past success against the Tigers, as he is 11-7 with a 2.92 ERA in 20 starts and one relief appearance against them.

After being rumored to be on the trading block for most of the season, the lefthander will be making his first start at home since inking his four-year extension worth a reported $56 million on July 8.








  • AL
    FINAL
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    DETROIT 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 0 9 18 0
    CHI WHITE SOX 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 6 11 0 (FINAL)

    BATTERIES: DET - ANDREW MILLER, MACAY MCBRIDE (5TH), JASON GRILLI (6TH), BOBBY
    SEAY (8TH), ZACH MINER (8TH), TODD JONES (9TH) AND IVAN
    RODRIGUEZ
    CHA - MARK BUEHRLE, EHREN WAS

    Jul 23 11:31 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY MAGGLIO ORDONEZ SCORED PLACIDO POLANCO.
    SITUATION: 2 RUNS IN, M ORDONEZ ON FIRST, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 9
    CHI WHITE SOX 6 TOP, 8TH
    DUE UP FOR DETROIT: C GUILLEN (.309, 1-FOR-3, BB)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 11:05 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    SACRIFICE FLY BY GARY SHEFFIELD SCORED CURTIS GRANDERSON.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, P POLANCO ON SECOND, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 8
    CHI WHITE SOX 6 TOP, 8TH
    DUE UP FOR DETROIT: M ORDONEZ (.361, 2-FOR-4)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 11:02 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY MIKE HESSMAN SCORED MAGGLIO ORDONEZ AND CARLOS
    GUILLEN.
    SITUATION: 2 RUNS IN, M HESSMAN ON FIRST, I RODRIGUEZ ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 7
    CHI WHITE SOX 6 TOP, 7TH
    DUE UP FOR DETROIT: B INGE (.245, 2-FOR-3)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 10:42 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    ROB MACKOWIAK HIT BY JASON GRILLI PITCH WITH BASES LOADED
    SCORED JERMAINE DYE.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, R MACKOWIAK ON FIRST, J URIBE ON SECOND, J
    FIELDS ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 5
    CHI WHITE SOX 6 BOTTOM, 6TH
    DUE UP FOR CHI WHITE SOX: J OWENS (.242, 1-FOR-4)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 10:27 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    BASES LOADED WALK TO TADAHITO IGUCHI SCORED JERMAINE DYE.
    SITUATION: 2 RUNS IN, T IGUCHI ON FIRST, J OWENS ON SECOND, A
    GONZALEZ ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 5
    CHI WHITE SOX 5 BOTTOM, 5TH
    DUE UP FOR CHI WHITE SOX: J THOME (.277, 0-FOR-3, RBI)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 9:58 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    DOUBLE BY JERMAINE DYE SCORED A.J. PIERZYNSKI.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, J DYE ON SECOND, 0 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 5
    CHI WHITE SOX 4 BOTTOM, 5TH
    DUE UP FOR CHI WHITE SOX: J FIELDS (.248, 1-FOR-2, HR, 2 RBI)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 9:46 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    GROUND OUT BY JIM THOME SCORED JUAN URIBE.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, T IGUCHI ON SECOND, J OWENS ON THIRD, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 5
    CHI WHITE SOX 3 BOTTOM, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR CHI WHITE SOX: P KONERKO (.264, 0-FOR-1, BB)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 9:28 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY PLACIDO POLANCO SCORED BRANDON INGE.
    SITUATION: 3 RUNS IN, P POLANCO ON FIRST, 2 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 5
    CHI WHITE SOX 2 TOP, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR DETROIT: G SHEFFIELD (.302, 0-FOR-2)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 9:22 PM


  • AL
    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    GROUND RULE DOUBLE BY CURTIS GRANDERSON SCORED CRAIG MONROE
    AND MIKE HESSMAN.
    SITUATION: 2 RUNS IN, C GRANDERSON ON SECOND, B INGE ON THIRD, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 4
    CHI WHITE SOX 2 TOP, 4TH
    DUE UP FOR DETROIT: P POLANCO (.331, 1-FOR-2)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 9:18 PM


  • AL
    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY CURTIS GRANDERSON SCORED BRANDON INGE.
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, C GRANDERSON ON FIRST, 0 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 2
    CHI WHITE SOX 2 TOP, 3RD
    DUE UP FOR DETROIT: P POLANCO (.330, 0-FOR-1)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 8:45 PM


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    AT CHI WHITE SOX - SCORING UPDATE
    TWO-RUN HOME RUN BY JOSH FIELDS (6) TO RIGHT CENTER WITH 1
    OUT IN THE 2ND OFF ANDREW MILLER SCORED JERMAINE DYE.
    CURRENT SCORE: DETROIT 1, CHI WHITE SOX 2
    DUE UP FOR CHI WHITE SOX: J URIBE (.221, 8 HR, 32 RBI)

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 8:35 PM


  • AL
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    DETROIT 1 1 2 0
    CHI WHITE SOX 0 0 0 (BOT 1)

    CURRENT PITCHERS: DET - ANDREW MILLER
    CHA - MARK BUEHRLE

    DUE UP FOR CHI WHITE SOX: J OWENS (.242, 0 HR, 3 RBI)
    T IGUCHI (.248, 5 HR, 27 RBI)
    J THOME (.281, 16 HR, 52 RBI

    Tigers vs. White SoxJul 23 8:15 PM