Cleveland 6, Detroit 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(30-17)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 6 9 2
Detroit 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 0
WP: C.C. Sabathia (7-1) S: J. Borowski (16)
LP: J. Grilli (2-2)
(29-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- M. Thames homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Cleveland
- V. Martinez homered to deep right, G. Sizemore scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- C. Guillen grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, G. Sheffield scored, M. Ordonez out at second
Bot 6th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez hit sacrifice fly to right, P. Polanco scored
Top 7th: Cleveland
- C. Blake doubled to deep left, G. Sizemore scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- D. Dellucci homered to deep right, J. Peralta scored
- T. Hafner hit sacrifice fly to right, R. Garko scored, J. Barfield to third
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 .276
C. Blake 3b 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .266
T. Hafner dh 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 .265
V. Martinez c 4 1 1 2 1 1 4 .316
T. Nixon rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .282
    J. Michaels ph-rf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .281
J. Peralta ss 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .285
D. Dellucci lf 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 .236
R. Garko 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .333
J. Barfield 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .235
 Totals 34 6 9 6 7 7 24  
 Batting
2B - C Blake (15, B Seay); R Garko (6, J Grilli).
3B - D Dellucci (1, J Verlander); G Sizemore (1, B Seay).
HR - V Martinez (8, 3rd inning off J Verlander 1 on, 2 Out), D Dellucci (2, 8th inning off J Grilli 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - T Hafner.
RBI - V Martinez 2 (38), C Blake (25), D Dellucci 2 (9), T Hafner (33).
2-out RBI - V Martinez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 1, T Nixon 2, J Barfield 1, R Garko 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
CS - J Michaels (2, 2nd base by T Byrdak/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
E - J Peralta (8, ground ball); C Blake (5, ground ball).
DP - 1 (J Peralta-J Barfield-R Garko).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Rodriguez c 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .275
P. Polanco 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .326
    C. Granderson cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .280
G. Sheffield dh 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .247
M. Ordonez rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .358
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .329
C. Monroe lf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .227
M. Thames 1b 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .200
    S. Casey 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .267
O. Infante cf-2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .293
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .214
 Totals 35 3 8 2 2 8 18  
 Batting
2B - G Sheffield (7, C Sabathia); M Thames (4, C Sabathia); P Polanco (10, C Sabathia); I Rodriguez (10, J Borowski).
HR - M Thames (4, 2nd inning off C Sabathia 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - M Ordonez.
RBI - M Thames (9), M Ordonez (46).
2-out RBI - M Thames.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Monroe 1, I Rodriguez 1, C Granderson 3.
GIDP - C Guillen.
Team LOB - 8.
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (W, 7-1) 7.0 6 3 3 1 6 1 3.54
T. Mastny (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.95
J. Borowski (S, 16) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 7.11
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander 6.0 3 2 2 4 5 1 2.71
B. Seay (BS, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 5.65
J. Grilli (L, 2-2) 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 1 7.59
T. Byrdak 2.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 3.24
IBB - V Martinez (by B Seay).
HBP - G Sizemore (by J Verlander).
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 110-75; T Mastny 17-10; J Borowski 16-11; J Verlander 105-60; B Seay 25-14; J Grilli 9-7; T Byrdak 26-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 5-10; T Mastny 1-1; J Borowski 0-2; J Verlander 3-10; B Seay 1-1; J Grilli 0-0; T Byrdak 0-4.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 29; T Mastny 4; J Borowski 5; J Verlander 26; B Seay 6; J Grilli 3; T Byrdak 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Brian Runge. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Bruce Froemming.
Time: 3:04.
Attendance: 40,375.
Weather: 61 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
DETROIT SECOND BASEMAN PLACIDO POLANCO LEFT THE GAME AFTER SIX INNINGS DUE TO A MUSCLE SPASM IN HIS OBLIQUE.

Updated on Saturday, May 26, 2007 7:04 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
D. Dellucci D. Dellucci
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
M. Thames M. Thames
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI