Detroit 4, NY Yankees 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4 8 0
NY Yankees 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
WP: J. Walker (1-0) S: T. Jones (1)
LP: M. Mussina (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Detroit
- M. Thames singled to center, C. Monroe scored
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- J. Damon homered to deep right, J. Posada and H. Matsui scored
Top 5th: Detroit
- C. Granderson hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Thames scored
Top 6th: Detroit
- C. Guillen homered to deep right
Top 7th: Detroit
- C. Granderson tripled to deep left, M. Thames scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 .444
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333
S. Casey 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
M. Ordonez rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .143
C. Guillen ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .500
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
C. Monroe lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250
M. Thames dh 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 .500
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .143
 Totals 34 4 8 4 1 7 10  
 Batting
2B - C Monroe (1, M Mussina); C Guillen (2, M Mussina); M Thames (2, M Mussina).
3B - C Granderson (1, M Mussina).
HR - C Guillen (1, 6th inning off M Mussina 0 on, 1 Out).
S - B Inge.
SF - C Granderson.
RBI - M Thames (1), C Granderson 2 (3), C Guillen (1).
2-out RBI - M Thames.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Monroe 1, S Casey 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (P Polanco-S Casey, C Guillen-P Polanco-S Casey).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 1 2 3 0 0 3 .400
D. Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .667
B. Abreu rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .375
G. Sheffield 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .125
J. Giambi dh 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .250
A. Rodriguez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .125
H. Matsui lf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .375
    M. Cabrera pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Posada c 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 .500
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000
 Totals 33 3 8 3 4 9 20  
 Batting
2B - D Jeter (3, J Verlander).
HR - J Damon (1, 4th inning off J Verlander 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Damon 3 (3).
2-out RBI - J Damon 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 1, A Rodriguez 2, B Abreu 1.
GIDP - G Sheffield, R Cano.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - D Jeter (1, throw).
PB - J Posada.
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Verlander 5.1 7 3 3 4 5 1 5.06
J. Walker (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
J. Zumaya (H, 1) 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
T. Jones (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
M. Mussina (L, 0-1) 7.0 8 4 4 0 5 1 5.14
S. Proctor 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
B. Bruney 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
WP - M Mussina.
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 106-64; J Walker 5-4; J Zumaya 21-14; T Jones 22-18; M Mussina 93-62; S Proctor 18-11; B Bruney 18-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 7-4; J Walker 2-1; J Zumaya 1-1; T Jones 0-2; M Mussina 8-8; S Proctor 0-3; B Bruney 1-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 26; J Walker 2; J Zumaya 5; T Jones 4; M Mussina 30; S Proctor 4; B Bruney 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Laz Diaz. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Larry Poncino. LF--Larry Vanover. RF--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 3:15.
Attendance: 56,252.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, left to right.

Updated on Friday, Oct 6, 2006 3:22 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Guillen C. Guillen
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 NY Yankees
J. Damon J. Damon
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Thu Oct 5, 2006
Detroit 4
NY Yankees 3

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St. Louis 2
San Diego 0

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LA Dodgers 1
NY Mets 4

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