Detroit 5, Minnesota 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 9 0
WP: G. Knotts (5-3) S: U. Urbina (13)
LP: C. Silva (8-7)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
-C. Guillen homered to deep center, I. Rodriguez and R. White scored
Top 2nd: Detroit
-J. Smith homered to deep right
Top 4th: Detroit
-J. Smith homered to deep left center
Bot 5th: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy scored, J. Offerman to third, C. Guzman to second on wild pitch
-J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Offerman scored, C. Guzman to third
Bot 8th: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy grounded into fielder's choice, C. Koskie scored, T. Hunter out at third
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Infante cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .291
B. Higginson rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .267
I. Rodriguez c 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .370
R. White dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .279
C. Guillen ss 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 .327
C. Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .237
E. Munson 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .236
M. Thames lf 4 0 2 0 0 2 2 .156
J. Smith 2b 4 2 2 2 0 1 2 .341
 Totals 37 5 10 5 0 6 7  
 Batting
2B - M Thames (2, C Silva).
HR - C Guillen (13, 1st inning off C Silva 2 on, 2 Out), J Smith 2 (3, 2nd inning off C Silva 0 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off C Silva 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Guillen 3 (65), J Smith 2 (6).
2-out RBI - C Guillen 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 1, J Smith 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - I Rodriguez (6, throw).
Outfield assists - B Higginson (J Mauer at 2nd base).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Guzman ss 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .287
L. Ford lf 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .311
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .324
C. Koskie 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .245
T. Hunter cf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .282
J. Jones rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261
    M. Restovich rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188
M. LeCroy 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .269
J. Offerman dh 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .214
L. Rivas 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .265
 Totals 34 3 9 2 4 2 17  
 Batting
2B - T Hunter 2 (22, J Walker, G Knotts).
SF - J Mauer.
RBI - J Mauer (17), M LeCroy (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Offerman 1, C Koskie 1, J Jones 1, J Mauer 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - C Guzman (5, 2nd base off G Knotts/I Rodriguez).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Knotts (W, 5-3) 6.2 7 2 2 3 1 0 5.06
J. Walker 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.18
E. Yan 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.14
U. Urbina (S, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.76
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (L, 8-7) 5.2 9 5 5 0 3 3 4.51
J.C. Romero 2.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.71
A. Fultz 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.54
WP - G Knotts.
Pitches-strikes - G Knotts 121-68; J Walker 13-8; E Yan 5-5; U Urbina 17-9; C Silva 79-61; J Romero 30-22; A Fultz 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Knotts 8-10; J Walker 0-1; E Yan 1-1; U Urbina 1-2; C Silva 7-7; J Romero 6-0; A Fultz 0-1.
Batters faced - G Knotts 29; J Walker 4; E Yan 2; U Urbina 4; C Silva 26; J Romero 7; A Fultz 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Ejections: MINNESOTA's Jones by Welke (8th).
Time: 2:39.
Attendance: 22,678.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA'S JACQUE JONES WAS EJECTED FROM THE GAME BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE BILL WELKE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Friday, Jul 9, 2004 10:55 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Detroit
J. Smith J. Smith
2-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
T. Hunter T. Hunter
3-4
0 RBI