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Big day for battery
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Mariners 5, Tigers 0
Kenji Johjima is helped to his feet after stealing home on Saturday. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Catcher Kenji Johjima got the Mariners started in the first inning with a two-run single, then stole home in Seattle's two-run fourth inning. Felix Hernandez gave up two hits and struck out seven over seven shutout innings.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (23-32)
Lost 1
Seattle 5, Detroit 0   SEA
Seattle (21-35)
Won 1
May 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 0
Seattle
2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 X   5 10 0
Standings thru 5/31/08  |  Recap: DET | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Mariners stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4000030.254
Polanco, 2B3000030.286
Guillen, 3B4010000.292
Ordonez, RF3010012.325
Thames, LF3000013.250
Cabrera, 1B2000000.276
Larish, DH3000021.125
Renteria, SS3000001.277
Rodriguez, C3000011.256
Totals280200118 

BATTING
TB: Guillen; Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thames.
GIDP: Thames.
Team LOB: 3.

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4001101.284
Lopez, 2B5120003.294
Vidro, DH3120102.235
Ibanez, LF3000112.256
Beltre, 3B4000004.240
Johjima, C4122000.228
Reed, RF4111003.211
Cairo, 1B3110100.204
Betancourt, SS4020000.292
Totals3451044115 

BATTING
2B: Johjima (8, Verlander).
HR: Reed (1, 8th inning off Lopez, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Lopez 2; Vidro 2; Johjima 3; Reed 4; Cairo; Betancourt 2.
RBI: Johjima 2 (14), Suzuki (15), Reed (2).
2-out RBI: Johjima 2; Reed.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reed; Vidro; Lopez 2.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johjima (2, home off Verlander/Rodriguez).

FIELDING
DP: (Beltre-Lopez-Cairo).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander (L, 2-8)7.08442105.16
Lopez 1.02112012.78
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 3-5)7.02000703.29
Morrow 1.00000201.29
Putz 1.00000203.71

HBP: Polanco (by Hernandez), Cabrera (by Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes: Verlander 112-66, Lopez 31-19, Hernandez 87-59, Morrow 13-10, Putz 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Verlander 7-13, Lopez 1-2, Hernandez 6-8, Morrow 1-0, Putz 1-0.
Batters faced: Verlander 31, Lopez 7, Hernandez 24, Morrow 3, Putz 3.
EjectionsDetroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland ejected by 1B umpire Dan Iassogna. (6th).
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 56 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 33,441.

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