The Tigers won this game on the strength of Anibal Sanchez, who was awesome on the mound for seven innings. Jim Leyland went with Phil Coke in the eighth and ninth innings, and he did the job.
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Al Alburquerque came in and got the A’s 1-2-3 in the seventh inning. The Tigers sure could use some runs right now, otherwise Detroiters everywhere will be holding their collective breath for the next two innings.