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Tigers Take Final Game Of Series, Avoid Sweep

Flushing, NY (Sports Network) - Magglio Ordonez clubbed a two-run homer and Ryan Raburn added a solo blast, as the Detroit Tigers fended off the New York Mets, 6-5, in the finale of a three-game interleague series at Citi Field.

Raburn finished 3-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored for the Tigers, who avoided getting swept. Armando Galarraga (3-1) gave up four runs on five hits and walked three over six innings to record his first win since his infamous near-perfect game on June 2 against Cleveland.

David Wright stroked an RBI double for New York, while starter Hisanori Takahashi (6-3) yielded six runs on eight hits and four walks in four-plus innings.

The Mets fell to 11-4 against the American League this season.