Minnesota 11, Detroit 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(41-37)
  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)
(46-32)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to center
- L. Castillo to second on wild pitch
- J. Bartlett walked
- J. Mauer walked, L. Castillo to third, J. Bartlett to second
- 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
- T. Hunter struck out swinging
- J. Kubel grounded out to catcher

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Bottom 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson struck out swinging
- P. Polanco singled to right
- G. Sheffield singled to right, P. Polanco to second
- M. Ordonez struck out looking, P. Polanco stole third, G. Sheffield stole second
- C. Guillen flied out to right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Tyner flied out to left center
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- L. Castillo grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Bottom 2nd: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to first
- C. Monroe flied out to right
- M. Thames flied out to deep left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett flied out to deep left
- J. Mauer popped out to left center
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Bottom 3rd: Detroit
- N. Perez popped out to second
- C. Granderson grounded out to first
- P. Polanco grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau struck out looking
- T. Hunter grounded out to second
- J. Kubel struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Bottom 4th: Detroit
- G. Sheffield popped out to right
- M. Ordonez struck out looking
- C. Guillen popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 0

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner walked
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- L. Castillo walked, J. Tyner to second
- J. Bartlett walked, J. Tyner to third, L. Castillo to second
- J. Mauer homered to deep left, L. Castillo, J. Tyner and J. Bartlett scored
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third
- J. Morneau singled to center
- T. Hunter grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morneau out at second

4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 0

  Bottom 5th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez singled to right
- C. Monroe flied out to deep left center, I. Rodriguez to second
- M. Thames struck out swinging
- N. Perez struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 0

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- M. McBride relieved J. Verlander
- J. Kubel grounded out to shortstop
- J. Tyner struck out looking
- N. Punto grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 0

  Bottom 6th: Detroit
- C. Granderson struck out swinging
- P. Polanco homered to deep left
- G. Sheffield walked
- M. Ordonez singled to left, G. Sheffield to second
- C. Guillen lined out to right
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to pitcher

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 1

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to third
- J. Bartlett popped out to first
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 1

  Bottom 7th: Detroit
- M. Guerrier relieved J. Santana
- C. Monroe flied out to deep center
- M. Thames struck out swinging
- N. Perez flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Detroit 1

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- E. De La Cruz relieved M. McBride
- M. Cuddyer popped out to third
- J. Morneau grounded out to third
- T. Hunter singled to center
- J. Kubel doubled to deep left, T. Hunter scored, J. Kubel out at third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 7, Detroit 1

  Bottom 8th: Detroit
- C. Granderson flied out to center
- P. Polanco doubled to deep left
- O. Infante ran for P. Polanco
- G. Sheffield flied out to right
- M. Ordonez grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 7, Detroit 1

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- O. Infante at second
- J. Tyner grounded out to second
- N. Punto walked
- L. Castillo struck out swinging
- J. Bartlett doubled to left, N. Punto to third
- J. Mauer intentionally walked
- 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
- L. Ford ran for J. Morneau
- T. Hunter singled to shortstop, M. Cuddyer scored, L. Ford to second
- J. Kubel flied out to deep center

4 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 11, Detroit 1

  Bottom 9th: Detroit
- L. Ford at designated hitter
- R. Ortiz relieved M. Guerrier
- C. Guillen flied out to center
- I. Rodriguez lined out to right
- C. Monroe struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 11, Detroit 1
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
1-3, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Detroit
P. Polanco P. Polanco
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI