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Prior struggles in return
Tigers 12, Cubs 3
Mark Prior lasted only 3 2/3 innings, allowing eight runs on seven hits. (Jeff Robberson/AP)
Starter Mark Prior had command problems in his first outing of the year, allowing three homers in the first inning and four overall in a short start against an unrelenting Detroit attack. The Cubs hit three home runs themselves, but each was a solo shot, as Chicago was swept at Wrigley.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 18, 2006
DET
Detroit (46-24)
Won 4
Detroit 12, Chi Cubs 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (26-42)
Lost 6
June 18, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
6 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0   12 13 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1   3 5 1
Standings thru 6/18/06  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Cubs Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5221021.287
Polanco, 2B4110101.290
Wilson, C3212002.295
Ordonez, RF4000003.304
Gomez, RF1010000.246
Guillen, SS4113000.292
a-Santiago, PH-SS1000011.175
Thames, LF4211101.307
Shelton, 1B5233011.285
Inge, 3B4222001.228
Rogers, P4010020.250
Grilli, P0000000.000
Totals391213122611 

a-Struck out for Guillen in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rogers (1, Novoa).
HR: Granderson (10, 1st inning off Prior, 0 on, 0 out), Guillen (9, 1st inning off Prior, 2 on, 1 out), Shelton 2 (14, 1st inning off Prior, 1 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Novoa, 0 on, 0 out), Wilson (2, 4th inning off Prior, 1 on, 2 out), Thames (14, 5th inning off Novoa, 0 on, 1 out), Inge 2 (15, 5th inning off Novoa, 0 on, 2 out; 8th inning off Novoa, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson 5; Polanco; Wilson 4; Gomez; Guillen 4; Thames 4; Shelton 9; Inge 8; Rogers 2.
RBI: Granderson (34), Guillen 3 (44), Shelton 3 (34), Wilson 2 (10), Thames (24), Inge 2 (41).
2-out RBI: Wilson 2; Inge.
S: Wilson.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Guillen-Polanco-Shelton 2).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF3000000.244
Womack, 2B4000011.258
Ramirez, 3B3111100.256
Nevin, 1B-C4121001.235
Murton, LF4000001.258
Cedeno, SS3000000.286
Jones, RF3000000.290
Ohman, P00000001.000
Mabry, 1B0000000.221
Blanco, C3121000.203
Dempster, P0000000.000
Prior, P1000000.000
Novoa, P1000001.250
Bynum, RF1000010.227
Totals30353124 

BATTING
HR: Blanco (2, 3rd inning off Rogers, 0 on, 1 out), Ramirez (12, 4th inning off Rogers, 0 on, 0 out), Nevin (13, 9th inning off Grilli, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez 4; Nevin 5; Blanco 5.
RBI: Blanco (9), Ramirez (38), Nevin (39).
2-out RBI: Nevin.
GIDP: Murton; Novoa.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Prior (1, throw).
DP: (Cedeno-Womack).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 10-3)8.04221223.17
Grilli 1.01110014.43
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Prior (L, 0-1)3.278712417.18
Novoa 3.15440245.08
Ohman 1.00001104.70
Dempster 1.01000103.45

Novoa pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

HBP: Pierre (by Rogers), Wilson (by Prior).
Pitches-strikes: Rogers 101-63, Grilli 11-7, Prior 88-53, Novoa 54-41, Ohman 13-9, Dempster 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rogers 18-4, Grilli 3-0, Prior 6-3, Novoa 4-4, Ohman 0-2, Dempster 0-2.
Batters faced: Rogers 28, Grilli 4, Prior 21, Novoa 15, Ohman 3, Dempster 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohman 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:32.
Att: 39,938.

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