Detroit 7, Boston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(24-14)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 7 12 0
Boston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 8 0
WP: J. Verlander (4-1)
LP: T. Wakefield (4-4)
(26-12)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- J.D. Drew singled to left, K. Youkilis scored, M. Ramirez to second
Top 3rd: Detroit
- B. Inge homered to deep right
- M. Ordonez homered to deep left, G. Sheffield and C. Granderson scored
Top 8th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez doubled to left, G. Sheffield scored
- C. Monroe singled to left, I. Rodriguez scored, C. Monroe to second advancing on throw
- S. Casey singled to right, C. Monroe scored
Bot 8th: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep center
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .280
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .327
G. Sheffield dh 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 .241
M. Ordonez rf 5 1 2 3 0 1 2 .343
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .311
I. Rodriguez c 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .254
C. Monroe lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .246
M. Thames 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
    S. Casey 1b 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .237
B. Inge 3b 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .222
 Totals 38 7 12 7 2 7 10  
 Batting
2B - I Rodriguez (7, B Donnelly).
HR - B Inge (6, 3rd inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 1 Out), M Ordonez (8, 3rd inning off T Wakefield 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Inge (14), M Ordonez 3 (37), I Rodriguez (16), C Monroe (25), S Casey (6).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez 3, I Rodriguez, C Monroe, S Casey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Monroe 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Granderson (6, 2nd base off T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).
 
 Fielding
E - F Rodney (2, ground ball).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258
K. Youkilis 1b 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .333
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .312
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .248
J.D. Drew rf 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .250
    E. Hinske rf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .206
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .316
C. Crisp cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .231
D. Mirabelli c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .241
A. Cora 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .392
 Totals 35 2 8 2 0 8 9  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (16, J Verlander); E Hinske (3, F Rodney).
HR - K Youkilis (4, 8th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Drew (13), K Youkilis (18).
2-out RBI - J Drew, K Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Mirabelli 1, M Lowell 1, J Drew 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Ramirez (I Rodriguez at Home).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 4-1) 7.2 6 2 2 0 7 1 2.76
F. Rodney 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.74
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 4-4) 7.0 9 5 5 1 4 2 2.41
B. Donnelly 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 2.61
K. Snyder 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.98
WP - T Wakefield, J Verlander.
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 120-79; F Rodney 22-15; T Wakefield 105-72; B Donnelly 20-13; K Snyder 27-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 8-8; F Rodney 2-1; T Wakefield 8-8; B Donnelly 0-2; K Snyder 0-1.
Batters faced - J Verlander 29; F Rodney 6; T Wakefield 30; B Donnelly 5; K Snyder 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Jerry Meals. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Rob Drake.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 37,031.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
BOSTON RIGHT FIELDER J.D. DREW LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING DUE TO A BRUISED LOWER BACK.

Updated on Tuesday, May 15, 2007 10:27 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
K. Youkilis K. Youkilis
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI