Huff has nine homers this season, six more than any teammate.
In his career, Huff has hit .310 (9-for-29) against the Tigers, with all four of his career homers against Detroit coming this season.
Bonderman, a much more heralded rookie than McClung, was not quite as effective, allowing three runs and eight hits in 6 2/3 innings with one walk and two strikeouts. He has allowed five homers in seven starts.
"I'm not going to have my best days and when I don't, these guys are going to pick me up," Bonderman said. "It takes nine guys day in and day out to win. That's why it's called a team game. These guys are out here working hard and that's all anyone can ask."
Detroit right fielder
struck out looking at a pitch on the outside corner leading off the sixth inning and quickly was ejected by plate umpre Phil Cuzzi when he disputed the call.
"You'll never get an umpire to admit that he missed a pitch," Higginson said. "When they do miss a pitch, and you want to talk about it, then they don't want to hear about it."
Detroit has scored one run in the last two games after scoring 35 in its previous five contests.
"We had a five-game stretch where we were pretty good, but we've fallen back into the tendency of the first month where we didn't score," Trammell said. "We make it pretty easy sometimes. We have a tendency to have some easy innings but that's something we're striving to get better at."
have won six straight home games against the Tigers in a streak dating to May 20, 2001.