Indians 4

(12-9, 6-5 away)

Tigers 5

(15-8, 6-4 home)

    6:05 PM ET, March 22, 2007

    Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, Florida 

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    Tigers 5, Indians 4

    Associated Press

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Jeremy Bonderman allowed two runs in five innings to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Thursday night.

    Bonderman, who won 14 games for the Tigers last season, yielded four hits, struck out four and walked three.

    Curtis Granderson hit two sacrifice flies, including the winner in the ninth, and Carlos Guillen hit an RBI double for the Tigers.

    Indians left-hander Juan Lara (0-1), who hadn't yielded any runs through his first 7 2-3 innings this spring, gave up a leadoff single to Chris Shelton. Omar Infante, running for Shelton, went from first to third on Brandon Inge's third single of the game and scored the winner on Granderson's fly ball to center.

    The Indians tied it at 4 with two runs in the ninth off Todd Jones, the Detroit closer who saved 38 games last season. Luis Rivas and Shin-Soo Choo had RBI singles in the Cleveland rally.

    Detroit hit five doubles in the first two innings off Fausto Carmona, but also grounded into six double plays during the game.

    Guillen doubled in Gary Sheffield in the first inning and scored on Magglio Ordonez's double to give the Tigers a 2-0 lead.

    The Indians, who had been shut out in successive games and hadn't scored in 20 innings dating to the sixth inning of Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, broke through on David Dellucci's one-out solo homer -- his fourth of the spring -- in the second.

    Travis Hafner went 2-for-3 with two RBI for the Indians.

    Game notes

    After reviewing an MRI exam on Edward Campusano's left arm, the Tigers decided to send the reliever to see Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala., for another opinion. Campusano, 24, who experienced some pain in his elbow while pitching against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, came to the Tigers from the Chicago Cubs as a Rule 5 draft pick. ... Detroit manager Jim Leyland is working on his regular-season lineups. Leyland, who has six variations against right-handers alone, said catcher Ivan Rodriguez will lead off against left-handers and Granderson will lead off the rest of the time.

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