Minnesota 11, Detroit 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 4 11 9 0
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 1
WP: J. Santana (9-6)
LP: J. Verlander (9-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded into fielder's choice, L. Castillo scored, J. Bartlett to third, J. Mauer out at second
- J. Morneau singled to shortstop, J. Bartlett scored, M. Cuddyer to second
Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep left, L. Castillo, J. Tyner and J. Bartlett scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- P. Polanco homered to deep left
Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel doubled to deep left, T. Hunter scored, J. Kubel out at third
Top 9th: Minnesota
- N. Punto scored, J. Bartlett to third, J. Mauer to second on wild pitch
- M. Cuddyer safe at first on third baseman N. Perez's fielding error, J. Bartlett scored, J. Mauer to third
- J. Morneau singled to center, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third
- T. Hunter singled to shortstop, M. Cuddyer scored, L. Ford to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 2 1 0 1 1 1 .303
J. Bartlett ss 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 .259
J. Mauer c 3 2 1 4 2 0 0 .304
M. Cuddyer 1b 5 1 0 1 0 0 3 .285
J. Morneau dh 5 0 3 2 0 1 0 .281
    L. Ford pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
T. Hunter cf 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 .308
J. Kubel lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 4 .247
J. Tyner rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .285
N. Punto 3b 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .212
 Totals 36 11 9 9 7 7 12  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (16, E De La Cruz); J Bartlett (9, E De La Cruz).
HR - J Mauer (4, 5th inning off J Verlander 3 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Cuddyer (47), J Morneau 2 (60), J Mauer 4 (30), J Kubel (27), T Hunter (63).
2-out RBI - J Kubel, J Morneau, T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .287
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .332
    O. Infante pr-2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316
G. Sheffield dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .290
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .375
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .320
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .280
C. Monroe lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .225
M. Thames 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .231
N. Perez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .175
 Totals 33 1 6 1 1 8 12  
 Batting
2B - P Polanco (18, M Guerrier).
HR - P Polanco (2, 6th inning off J Santana 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - P Polanco (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 1, N Perez 1, M Ordonez 1, C Guillen 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - P Polanco (3, 3rd base off J Santana/J Mauer), G Sheffield (11, 2nd base off J Santana/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - N Perez (3, ground ball).
Outfield assists - C Monroe (J Kubel at 3rd base).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (W, 9-6) 6.0 5 1 1 1 6 1 2.76
M. Guerrier 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.85
R. Ortiz 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 9-3) 5.0 4 6 6 5 5 1 3.18
M. McBride 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
E. De La Cruz 2.0 5 5 2 2 1 0 6.75
WP - J Verlander, E De La Cruz.
IBB - J Mauer (by E De La Cruz).
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 94-62; M Guerrier 29-19; R Ortiz 16-13; J Verlander 99-57; M McBride 19-12; E De La Cruz 43-27.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 4-8; M Guerrier 1-4; R Ortiz 0-2; J Verlander 7-3; M McBride 4-1; E De La Cruz 2-2.
Batters faced - J Santana 24; M Guerrier 7; R Ortiz 3; J Verlander 24; M McBride 6; E De La Cruz 13.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Tim Mcclelland. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Ejections: DETROIT's Mcclendon by Foster (1st).
Time: 2:42.
Attendance: 42,361.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
DETROIT HITTING COACH LLOYD MCCLENDON WAS EJECETD BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE MARTY FOSTER FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INING.
DETROIT RIGHT FIELDER MAGGLIO ORDONEZ SINGLED IN THE SIXTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK 15 GAMES.

Updated on Friday, Jun 29, 2007 9:50 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
1-3, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Detroit
P. Polanco P. Polanco
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI