Detroit 12, Cleveland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(51-34)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 0
Detroit 1 0 4 2 0 5 0 0 X 12 17 1
WP: J. Verlander (10-3)
LP: C.C. Sabathia (12-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- V. Martinez homered to deep right
Bot 1st: Detroit
- P. Polanco homered to deep left
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- R. Garko scored on wild pitch
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- G. Sheffield hit sacrifice fly to deep left, C. Granderson scored
- C. Guillen homered to deep left center, M. Ordonez and P. Polanco scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left center, B. Inge scored
Top 6th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez doubled to deep right, C. Blake scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to center, P. Polanco scored, G. Sheffield to third
- C. Guillen hit sacrifice fly to deep left center, G. Sheffield scored
- S. Casey doubled to right, I. Rodriguez and M. Ordonez scored
- C. Monroe singled to shallow right center, S. Casey scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279
    F. Gutierrez cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
C. Blake 3b 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .271
    M. Rouse 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .132
V. Martinez c 3 1 2 2 0 0 1 .326
    K. Shoppach c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .362
T. Hafner dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .257
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .276
R. Garko 1b 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 .294
T. Nixon rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240
B. Francisco lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .450
J. Barfield 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .257
 Totals 34 3 8 2 0 10 13  
 Batting
2B - C Blake (19, J Verlander); V Martinez (22, J Verlander); J Barfield (13, J Verlander).
HR - V Martinez (15, 1st inning off J Verlander 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - V Martinez 2 (66).
2-out RBI - V Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Nixon 1, C Blake 1.
GIDP - R Garko.
Team LOB - 6.
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .284
P. Polanco 2b 5 3 3 1 0 0 1 .334
G. Sheffield dh 3 2 2 3 1 0 1 .298
M. Ordonez rf 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 .370
    O. Infante rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301
C. Guillen ss 3 1 1 4 0 1 3 .328
    N. Perez ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172
I. Rodriguez c 4 1 2 0 1 2 0 .285
M. Thames 1b 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .242
    S. Casey 1b 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 .295
C. Monroe lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .219
B. Inge 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .251
 Totals 38 12 17 12 3 5 16  
 Batting
2B - M Thames (6, C Sabathia); P Polanco (19, C Sabathia); M Ordonez (35, C Sabathia); S Casey (21, J Stanford).
HR - P Polanco (3, 1st inning off C Sabathia 0 on, 1 Out), C Guillen (13, 3rd inning off C Sabathia 2 on, 1 Out), G Sheffield (20, 4th inning off C Sabathia 1 on, 2 Out).
S - C Granderson.
SF - G Sheffield , C Guillen.
RBI - P Polanco (38), G Sheffield 3 (56), C Guillen 4 (65), M Ordonez (69), S Casey 2 (33), C Monroe (42).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Guillen 1, B Inge 1, C Granderson 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - C Guillen (14, throw).
DP - 1 (B Inge-P Polanco-S Casey).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (L, 12-3) 4.0 10 7 7 1 3 3 3.58
T. Mastny 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.91
E. Mujica 0.1 3 4 4 1 0 0 10.57
J. Stanford 2.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.71
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 10-3) 7.0 6 3 2 0 7 1 3.14
B. Seay 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.57
J. Capellan 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.00
WP - J Verlander.
HBP - C Blake (by J Verlander); R Garko (by J Verlander).
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 87-56; T Mastny 29-16; E Mujica 14-9; J Stanford 29-21; J Verlander 110-76; B Seay 16-12; J Capellan 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 3-6; T Mastny 0-1; E Mujica 0-1; J Stanford 3-5; J Verlander 5-9; B Seay 2-0; J Capellan 0-1.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 23; T Mastny 5; E Mujica 5; J Stanford 11; J Verlander 29; B Seay 4; J Capellan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Dana Demuth. 2B--Derryl Cousins. 3B--Kerwin Danley.
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 40,923.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND CATCHER VICTOR MARTINEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Friday, Jul 6, 2007 5:42 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
V. Martinez V. Martinez
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
P. Polanco P. Polanco
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI