Cleveland 11, Detroit 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(30-23)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 10 1
Cleveland 2 0 0 0 4 1 0 4 X 11 13 0
WP: C.C. Sabathia (8-1)
LP: J. Verlander (5-2)
(33-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez singled to right
- P. Polanco grounded into fielder's choice, I. Rodriguez out at second
- G. Sheffield grounded out to third, P. Polanco to second
- M. Ordonez grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 0, Cleveland 0

  Bottom 1st: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore struck out looking
- C. Blake singled to left
- T. Hafner homered to deep center, C. Blake scored
- V. Martinez grounded out to second
- T. Nixon walked
- T. Nixon to second on wild pitch
- J. Peralta grounded out to second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 0, Cleveland 2

  Top 2nd: Detroit
- M. Thames grounded out to shortstop
- C. Monroe homered to deep left
- O. Infante singled to second
- N. Perez flied out to right
- C. Granderson flied out to deep center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Cleveland 2

  Bottom 2nd: Cleveland
- D. Dellucci flied out to left
- R. Garko popped out to shortstop
- J. Barfield struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Cleveland 2

  Top 3rd: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez doubled to left
- P. Polanco singled to left, I. Rodriguez to third
- G. Sheffield doubled to deep left, I. Rodriguez scored, P. Polanco to third
- M. Ordonez grounded out to shortstop, P. Polanco scored, G. Sheffield to third
- M. Thames singled to right, G. Sheffield scored
- C. Monroe struck out swinging
- M. Thames stole second
- O. Infante struck out swinging

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 2

  Bottom 3rd: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore hit by pitch
- C. Blake struck out swinging
- T. Hafner walked, G. Sizemore to second
- V. Martinez grounded into fielder's choice, G. Sizemore to third, T. Hafner out at second
- T. Nixon grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 2

  Top 4th: Detroit
- N. Perez popped out to shallow right center
- C. Granderson reached on bunt single to second
- I. Rodriguez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Granderson out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 2

  Bottom 4th: Cleveland
- J. Peralta singled to right
- D. Dellucci struck out swinging
- R. Garko popped out to right
- J. Barfield grounded into fielder's choice, J. Peralta out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 2

  Top 5th: Detroit
- P. Polanco flied out to center
- G. Sheffield grounded out to second
- M. Ordonez lined out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 2

  Bottom 5th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore singled to left
- C. Blake singled to center, G. Sizemore to second
- G. Sizemore to third, C. Blake to second on wild pitch
- T. Hafner singled to center, C. Blake and G. Sizemore scored
- V. Martinez homered to deep right center, T. Hafner scored
- T. Nixon struck out swinging
- J. Peralta struck out swinging
- D. Dellucci singled to center
- R. Garko hit by pitch, D. Dellucci to second
- J. Barfield grounded into fielder's choice, R. Garko out at second

4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 6

  Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Thames flied out to left center
- C. Monroe flied out to left
- O. Infante grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 6

  Bottom 6th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore walked
- C. Blake hit by pitch, G. Sizemore to second
- T. Byrdak relieved J. Verlander
- T. Hafner walked, G. Sizemore to third, C. Blake to second
- V. Martinez hit sacrifice fly to center, G. Sizemore scored
- T. Nixon struck out swinging
- J. Peralta walked, C. Blake to third, T. Hafner to second
- D. Dellucci struck out swinging

1 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 7

  Top 7th: Detroit
- N. Perez walked
- C. Granderson flied out to deep center
- I. Rodriguez grounded into fielder's choice, N. Perez out at second
- P. Polanco flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 7

  Bottom 7th: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to center
- J. Barfield safe at first on pitcher T. Byrdak's fielding error, R. Garko to second
- G. Sizemore struck out swinging
- C. Blake grounded out to catcher, R. Garko to third, J. Barfield to second
- T. Hafner grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Detroit 4, Cleveland 7

  Top 8th: Detroit
- S. Casey hit for G. Sheffield
- S. Casey doubled to deep right
- M. Ordonez flied out to right
- M. Thames singled to left center, S. Casey scored
- R. Betancourt relieved C.C. Sabathia
- C. Monroe fouled out to catcher
- O. Infante flied out to right center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Cleveland 7

  Bottom 8th: Cleveland
- S. Casey at designated hitter
- J. Mesa relieved T. Byrdak
- V. Martinez struck out swinging
- T. Nixon singled to right
- F. Gutierrez ran for T. Nixon
- J. Peralta singled to center, F. Gutierrez to second
- D. Dellucci walked, F. Gutierrez to third, J. Peralta to second
- R. Garko singled to left, F. Gutierrez scored, J. Peralta to third, D. Dellucci to second
- J. Barfield grounded into fielder's choice, J. Peralta scored, D. Dellucci to third, R. Garko out at second
- G. Sizemore tripled to deep center, D. Dellucci and J. Barfield scored
- C. Blake flied out to left

4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Cleveland 11

  Top 9th: Detroit
- F. Gutierrez in right field
- R. Perez relieved R. Betancourt
- N. Perez struck out swinging
- C. Granderson lined out to right
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Cleveland 11
 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Thames M. Thames
2-4
2 RBI
 Cleveland
T. Hafner T. Hafner
2-3, 1 HR
4 RBI