Detroit 7, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(86-55)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 7 12 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 10 0
WP: J. Verlander (16-7)
LP: S. Baker (4-8)
(80-59)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right center
Top 2nd: Detroit
- M. Thames homered to deep left center, S. Casey scored
Top 5th: Detroit
- C. Monroe singled to center, I. Rodriguez and C. Granderson scored
Top 7th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez homered to deep left center
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left
Top 9th: Detroit
- O. Infante homered to deep left
Bot 9th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to right, M. Cuddyer scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 2 2 1 0 2 1 .261
I. Rodriguez c 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 .295
C. Monroe lf 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 .269
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289
S. Casey 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .237
M. Thames dh 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .267
B. Inge 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .248
O. Infante 2b 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .290
N. Perez ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .150
 Totals 38 7 12 7 0 4 6  
 Batting
2B - O Infante (10, S Baker); B Inge (26, M Guerrier).
HR - C Granderson (14, 1st inning off S Baker 0 on, 0 Out), M Thames (25, 2nd inning off S Baker 1 on, 0 Out), I Rodriguez (11, 7th inning off M Guerrier 0 on, 1 Out), O Infante (4, 9th inning off M Guerrier 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Granderson (57), M Thames 2 (57), C Monroe 2 (80), I Rodriguez (58), O Infante (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Perez 1, C Granderson 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - O Infante (4, throw).
DP - 3 (N Perez-S Casey, N Perez-O Infante-S Casey 2).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .298
N. Punto 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .292
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .344
M. Cuddyer rf 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .275
J. Morneau 1b 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .317
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .267
R. White lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .222
J. Tyner dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .310
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .336
 Totals 33 2 10 2 2 6 14  
 Batting
HR - M Cuddyer (21, 7th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Cuddyer (93), T Hunter (72).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bartlett 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - J Tyner, T Hunter, J Bartlett.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
Picked Off - L Castillo (1st base, J Verlander).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Cuddyer (B Inge at 3rd base).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 16-7) 7.0 8 1 1 2 5 1 3.19
F. Rodney 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.19
T. Jones 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4.47
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (L, 4-8) 5.0 9 5 5 0 2 2 6.72
M. Guerrier 4.0 3 2 2 0 2 2 3.04
WP - T Jones.
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 107-70; F Rodney 17-10; T Jones 18-13; S Baker 75-49; M Guerrier 49-35.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 12-3; F Rodney 2-0; T Jones 1-2; S Baker 6-6; M Guerrier 7-3.
Batters faced - J Verlander 27; F Rodney 3; T Jones 5; S Baker 23; M Guerrier 15.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Vanover. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Time: 2:33.
Attendance: 21,229.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY DETROIT'S CURTIS GRANDERSON LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 7, 2006 10:50 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
O. Infante O. Infante
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI