Minnesota 11, Detroit 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(14-10)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 4 1 0 3 0 0 2 1 11 17 0
Detroit 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 2
WP: C. Silva (2-1)
LP: J. Verlander (1-1)
(12-11)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- M. Ordonez doubled to deep right, G. Sheffield and P. Polanco scored, M. Ordonez out at third
Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel singled to right, J. Morneau scored, T. Hunter to third
- L. Rodriguez reached on fielder's choice, T. Hunter scored, J. Kubel to third on first baseman S. Casey's throwing error
- J. Tyner sacrificed to second, J. Kubel scored, L. Rodriguez to second
- N. Punto singled to center, L. Rodriguez scored, N. Punto to second advancing on throw
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- C. Guillen doubled to right, P. Polanco scored, G. Sheffield out at home
Top 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter safe at first on W. Ledezma's fielding error, M. Cuddyer scored, J. Morneau to third, T. Hunter to second
- J. Kubel singled to center, J. Morneau and T. Hunter scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer hit sacrifice fly to center, N. Punto scored
- T. Hunter singled to right, J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to second
Top 9th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep left
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner dh 5 0 2 1 0 0 4 .312
N. Punto 3b 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .208
    A. Casilla ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
J. Mauer c 5 2 3 1 1 0 1 .388
M. Cuddyer rf 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .299
J. Morneau 1b 4 3 3 1 1 0 1 .280
T. Hunter cf 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 .317
J. Kubel lf 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 .262
L. Rodriguez 2b-3b 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .200
J. Bartlett ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 7 .221
 Totals 41 11 17 10 5 2 20  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau (6, J Verlander); L Rodriguez (1, J Verlander).
HR - J Morneau (6, 3rd inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out), J Mauer (1, 9th inning off F Rodney 0 on, 2 Out).
S - J Tyner.
SF - M Cuddyer.
RBI - J Kubel 3 (10), L Rodriguez (3), J Tyner (4), N Punto (5), J Morneau (15), M Cuddyer (17), T Hunter (17), J Mauer (12).
2-out RBI - N Punto, J Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 2, J Tyner 1, J Bartlett 3.
GIDP - J Tyner.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - M Cuddyer (1, 3rd base off W Ledezma/M Rabelo).
CS - J Tyner (1, 2nd base by W Ledezma).
Picked Off - N Punto (1st base, J Verlander).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Cuddyer 2 (M Ordonez at 3rd base), T Hunter (C Granderson at 3rd base, G Sheffield at Home).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .280
P. Polanco 2b 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .368
    O. Infante 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
G. Sheffield dh 4 1 3 0 0 0 2 .190
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 2 0 0 5 .318
C. Guillen ss 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .321
    N. Perez ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
S. Casey 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .192
C. Monroe lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .184
M. Rabelo c 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .059
B. Inge 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .122
 Totals 36 3 11 3 1 5 12  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez (11, C Silva); C Guillen (7, C Silva).
3B - C Guillen (1, C Silva).
RBI - M Ordonez 2 (22), C Guillen (18).
2-out RBI - C Guillen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ordonez 1, S Casey 1, B Inge 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - S Casey (1, throw); W Ledezma (1, interference).
DP - 1 (P Polanco-C Guillen-S Casey).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (W, 2-1) 6.0 10 3 3 1 4 0 3.10
P. Neshek 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
D. Reyes 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.04
G. Perkins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.32
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 1-1) 3.0 8 5 3 1 0 1 2.79
W. Ledezma 1.0 4 3 2 0 0 0 3.38
A. Lopez 3.1 3 2 2 3 1 0 5.68
J. Grilli 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.56
F. Rodney 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 6.55
WP - J Verlander.
IBB - J Mauer (by J Verlander).
HBP - L Rodriguez (by A Lopez).
Pitches-strikes - C Silva 95-64; P Neshek 12-8; D Reyes 10-6; G Perkins 10-7; J Verlander 79-46; W Ledezma 26-16; A Lopez 58-37; J Grilli 12-7; F Rodney 19-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Silva 7-5; P Neshek 1-2; D Reyes 3-0; G Perkins 1-1; J Verlander 6-3; W Ledezma 0-2; A Lopez 5-4; J Grilli 0-2; F Rodney 0-2.
Batters faced - C Silva 27; P Neshek 4; D Reyes 3; G Perkins 3; J Verlander 18; W Ledezma 7; A Lopez 16; J Grilli 4; F Rodney 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Nauert. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Mike Everitt.
Ejections: DETROIT's Leyland by Nauert (5th), DETROIT's Ledezma by Nauert (5th).
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 39,547.
Weather: 69 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER SINGLED IN THE SECOND INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES.

Updated on Saturday, Apr 28, 2007 4:15 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
C. Guillen C. Guillen
3-4
1 RBI