Found August 08, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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DETROIT (AP) -- Curtis Granderson snapped out of a short slump by hitting his 30th homer and driving four runs, helping the New York Yankees beat Detroit Tigers 12-8 Wednesday night and ending the Tigers' six-game winning streak. Down 7-0, the Tigers chased CC Sabathia and closed to 8-7 in the seventh inning. The AL East-leading Yankees, who had lost 12 of their previous 18 games, then pulled away. Granderson batted sixth for the first time since May 15 because he had two straight 0-for-5 games and just four hits in his previous 25 at-bats. The lineup shakeup seemed to work as he had an RBI single in the first, a home run in the third and a double in the seventh. The previous night, he popped up with runners on second and third to end a 6-5 loss to his former team.
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