Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Detroit leads 1-0 (as of 9/4)

Game 1: Friday, September 4
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Game 2: Saturday, September 5
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Game 3: Sunday, September 6
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Tigers 4

(73-61, 28-39 away)

Rays 3

(72-62, 43-24 home)

    7:38 PM ET, September 4, 2009

    Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida 

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    DET 000001003 4 8 0
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    W: J. Verlander (16-7)

    L: J. Howell (7-5)

    S: F. Rodney (32)

    Game Information

    StadiumTropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
    Attendance18,596 (54.6% full) - % is based on regular season capacity
    Game Time2:59
    Weatherindoors
    UmpiresHome Plate - Mike Reilly, First Base - Chuck Meriwether, Second Base - Laz Diaz, Third Base - Eric Cooper