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Crazy like a Fox
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Tigers 6, Cubs 5
Ted Lilly struck out six and walked one in six innings on Thursday. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Jake Fox, who excelled for the University of Michigan, hit his first Major League home run and fell a triple shy of the cycle. Ted Lilly struggled in six innings, allowing two home runs, while Derrek Lee saw his 21-game hitting streak snapped.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (34-35)
Lost 4
Detroit 6, Chi Cubs 5   DET
Detroit (41-31)
Won 7
June 25, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   5 8 1
Detroit
0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 X   6 12 0
Standings thru 6/25/09  |  Recap: CHC | DET  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Tigers stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .231
Theriot, SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .284
Lee, D, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288
Hoffpauir, M, RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .267
Fox, DH 4 1 3 3 0 1 0 .353
Fontenot, 3B 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 .223
Fukudome, CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .263
Hill, K, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .212
  a-Soto, G, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227
Blanco, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Totals 34 5 8 5 1 9 10  

a-Struck out for Hill, K in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Soriano, A (15, Galarraga, A), Fox (4, Galarraga, A), Fukudome (14, Rodney).
3B: Fukudome (2, Galarraga, A).
HR: Fox (1, 1st inning off Galarraga, A, 2 on, 2 out), Hoffpauir, M (7, 9th inning off Rodney, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Fox 7; Fukudome 5; Soriano, A 3; Hoffpauir, M 4.
RBI: Fox 3 (9), Fukudome (23), Hoffpauir, M (22).
2-out RBI: Fox 3; Fukudome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, K; Fontenot; Soto, G.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Hill, K (1, throw).
DP: (Theriot-Blanco-Lee, D).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .261
Santiago, R, 2B 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 .289
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .335
Thames, M, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .267
Raburn, LF 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .259
Inge, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270
Ordonez, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .274
  1-Anderson, J, PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
Ryan, C 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .333
Everett, SS 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 .265
Totals 33 6 12 6 3 7 14  

1-Ran for Ordonez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera, M (14, Lilly), Thames, M (4, Lilly), Raburn (4, Lilly).
HR: Santiago, R (5, 3rd inning off Lilly, 1 on, 2 out), Ordonez (3, 4th inning off Lilly, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera, M 3; Ryan; Santiago, R 5; Thames, M 2; Raburn 4; Everett; Granderson; Ordonez 4.
RBI: Santiago, R 2 (23), Raburn 2 (18), Ordonez 2 (24).
2-out RBI: Santiago, R 2; Raburn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thames, M; Inge; Granderson 2.
SAC: Santiago, R.
GIDP: Cabrera, M.
Team RISP: 5-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Anderson, J (11, 2nd base off Hart, K/Hill, K).
CS: Ryan (1, 2nd base by Lilly/Hill, K).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Raburn (Soriano, A at 1st base).
DP: (Raburn-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lilly (L, 7-5) 6.0 10 6 6 1 6 2 3.41
Hart, K 1.2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
Marshall, S 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.33
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Galarraga, A (W, 4-7) 6.0 6 4 4 1 5 1 5.65
Seay (H, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.52
Lyon (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.89
Rodney (S, 16) 1.0 2 1 1 0 3 1 4.06

Pitches-strikes: Lilly 107-78, Hart, K 29-15, Marshall, S 3-3, Galarraga, A 90-56, Seay 13-7, Lyon 11-8, Rodney 20-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lilly 8-1, Hart, K 2-1, Marshall, S 0-0, Galarraga, A 7-4, Seay 2-1, Lyon 1-0, Rodney 0-0.
Batters faced: Lilly 28, Hart, K 8, Marshall, S 1, Galarraga, A 24, Seay 3, Lyon 3, Rodney 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Marshall, S 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 93 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 42,332.
Venue: Comerica Park.
June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009

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