Detroit 2, Atlanta 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(44-29)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
WP: J. Verlander (9-2) S: T. Jones (18)
LP: K. Davies (3-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Detroit
- S. Casey singled to right, C. Guillen scored, I. Rodriguez to third
Top 4th: Detroit
- C. Guillen homered to deep right
Bot 4th: Atlanta
- C. Jones homered to deep left
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 0 0 0 0 4 5 .291
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .337
G. Sheffield lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .293
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .381
C. Guillen ss 3 2 2 1 1 1 2 .322
I. Rodriguez c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .286
S. Casey 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .286
B. Inge 3b 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .252
J. Verlander p 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
    T. Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Rodney p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Infante ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316
    T. Jones p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 2 6 2 4 9 16  
 Batting
2B - S Casey (17, B Wickman).
HR - C Guillen (12, 4th inning off K Davies 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Verlander.
RBI - S Casey (27), C Guillen (53).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 2, C Granderson 4.
GIDP - M Ordonez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - G Sheffield (8, 2nd base off R Soriano/B McCann), M Ordonez (2, 2nd base off R Soriano/B McCann).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Harris lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .379
    M. Diaz ph-lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .342
K. Johnson 2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .274
E. Renteria ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .329
C. Jones 3b 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .321
B. McCann c 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .276
A. Jones cf 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .198
S. Thorman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .232
K. Davies p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .190
    T. Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Saltalamacchia ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .310
    R. Soriano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Wickman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 1 5 1 3 13 13  
 Batting
2B - M Diaz (7, T Byrdak).
HR - C Jones (13, 4th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Jones (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Renteria 1, C Jones 1, S Thorman 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - W Harris (10, 2nd base off J Verlander/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (K Johnson-E Renteria-S Thorman).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 9-2) 7.0 4 1 1 2 11 1 2.78
T. Byrdak (H, 6) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
F. Rodney (H, 6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
T. Jones (S, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.46
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Davies (L, 3-7) 6.1 3 2 2 3 6 1 5.42
T. Yates 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.34
R. Soriano 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.03
B. Wickman 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
BALK - J Verlander.
HBP - I Rodriguez (by K Davies).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 110-71; T Byrdak 6-5; F Rodney 8-6; T Jones 18-11; K Davies 105-62; T Yates 7-4; R Soriano 23-15; B Wickman 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 3-7; T Byrdak 0-0; F Rodney 1-1; T Jones 1-1; K Davies 7-6; T Yates 2-0; R Soriano 0-1; B Wickman 2-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 27; T Byrdak 2; F Rodney 2; T Jones 4; K Davies 25; T Yates 3; R Soriano 5; B Wickman 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chad Fairchild. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Ejections: ATLANTA's Mccann by Fairchild (9th), ATLANTA's Cox by Fairchild (9th).
Time: 2:51.
Attendance: 49,074.
Weather: 95 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
ATLANTA PITCHER KYLE DAVIS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
CORRECTION: ATLANTA PITCHER KYLE DAVIES LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
ATLANTA PITCHER KYLE DAVIES LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO A LEFT OBLIQUE STRAIN.
ATLANTA CATCHER BRIAN MCCANN AND MANAGER BOBBY COX WERE EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE CHAD FAIRCHILD FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES IN THE BOTTOM OF THE NINTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jun 24, 2007 5:36 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Guillen C. Guillen
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Atlanta
C. Jones C. Jones
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI