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MLB: LA Angels 10, Detroit 3

July 28, 2007 at 8:29 PM   |   Comments

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 28 (UPI) -- Garret Anderson's three-run homer highlighted a seven-run eighth inning Saturday afternoon as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim beat Detroit, 10-3.

Tigers' Manager Jim Leyland questioned the call on Anderson's homer -- arguing that a fan interfered -- but the call stood and the home run put the Angels up, 6-3. LA went on to score four more runs in the inning.

Angels' starter Joe Saunders pitched 5 1/3 innings, giving up three runs on eight hits, with one walk and four strikeouts.

Scot Shields (3-3) picked up the victory with a hitless eighth in relief.

Tigers' starter Andrew Miller gave up two runs on five hits, with four walks and four strikeouts in five-plus innings.

Jason Grilli (5-3) took the loss, but it was Tim Byrdak who served up the decisive homer to Anderson.

Orlando Cabrera stroked a two-run homer, and Reggie Willits and Jeff Mathis had three hits each for the Angels, who won their third straight and their fourth out of six.

Magglio Ordonez homered and Carlos Guillen had two hits and an RBI for the Tigers, who have lost three straight and five out of six.

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