Oakland 4, Detroit 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(7-7)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 8 2
Oakland 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 4 5 0
WP: J. Duchscherer (1-0) S: H. Street (4)
LP: J. Verlander (1-2)
(7-7)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to center, C. Granderson scored
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right, M. Bradley scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- J. Payton grounded into fielder's choice, F. Thomas to third, M. Bradley out at second, F. Thomas scored, J. Payton to second on shortstop C. Guillen's throwing error
Top 6th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez doubled to deep right, C. Granderson scored
- M. Ordonez singled to right, I. Rodriguez scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right center
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 .283
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .300
I. Rodriguez c 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .319
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .255
M. Thames dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273
    A. Gomez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .111
C. Shelton 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .455
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .275
C. Monroe lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .212
B. Inge 3b 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .256
 Totals 32 3 8 3 2 6 11  
 Batting
2B - C Granderson (3, E Loaiza); I Rodriguez (4, E Loaiza).
3B - C Granderson (1, E Loaiza).
RBI - P Polanco (3), I Rodriguez (8), M Ordonez (8).
2-out RBI - I Rodriguez, M Ordonez.
GIDP - P Polanco, C Monroe.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - C Guillen 2 (3, throw 2).
DP - 1 (P Polanco-C Guillen-C Shelton).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .200
M. Kotsay cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .280
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .205
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288
F. Thomas dh 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .182
M. Bradley rf 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 .298
N. Swisher 1b 3 2 2 3 0 1 2 .340
J. Payton lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .179
A. Melhuse c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .400
 Totals 28 4 5 3 3 9 10  
 Batting
2B - M Ellis (2, J Verlander).
HR - N Swisher 2 (6, 2nd inning off J Verlander 1 on, 1 Out, 7th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - N Swisher 3 (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Melhuse 1, E Chavez 1.
GIDP - M Kotsay.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Kotsay (C Monroe at 3rd base).
DP - 2 (E Chavez-M Ellis-N Swisher, B Crosby-M Ellis-N Swisher).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 1-2) 7.0 5 4 3 3 7 2 5.40
B. Seay 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.60
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Loaiza 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 0 8.59
J. Duchscherer (W, 1-0) 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
H. Street (S, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.94
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 121-70; B Seay 12-9; E Loaiza 86-58; J Duchscherer 34-21; H Street 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 6-8; B Seay 1-0; E Loaiza 5-10; J Duchscherer 1-3; H Street 1-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 28; B Seay 3; E Loaiza 23; J Duchscherer 8; H Street 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Randy Marsh. 2B--Ramon Armendariz. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Time: 2:15.
Attendance: 16,857.
Weather: 61 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, out to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Apr 19, 2006 12:28 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Granderson C. Granderson
2-4
0 RBI
 Oakland
N. Swisher N. Swisher
2-3, 2 HR
3 RBI