Detroit 3, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(56-36)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 6 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 10 0
WP: A. Miller (5-3) S: T. Jones (25)
LP: J. Santana (11-7)
(49-45)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez doubled to deep center, P. Polanco and R. Raburn scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau hit by pitch, N. Punto scored, J. Bartlett to third, M. Cuddyer to second
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez homered to deep center
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop, J. Cirillo scored, N. Punto to third
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Raburn cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .429
    C. Granderson cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .330
G. Sheffield dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .303
M. Ordonez rf 4 1 2 3 0 2 0 .358
C. Guillen ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .311
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .289
M. Thames 1b-lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .252
    O. Infante ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .268
C. Monroe lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
    S. Casey 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
B. Inge 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .244
 Totals 33 3 6 3 1 10 9  
 Batting
2B - R Raburn (1, J Santana); M Ordonez (36, J Santana).
HR - M Ordonez (15, 6th inning off J Santana 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Ordonez 3 (79).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - B Inge (11, throw).
DP - 1 (A Miller-P Polanco-M Thames).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 .310
J. Bartlett ss 5 0 2 0 0 1 3 .256
J. Mauer c 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .308
M. Cuddyer rf 4 0 4 0 1 0 0 .289
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 1 0 3 6 .287
T. Hunter cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .296
    J. Kubel pr-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240
    M. Redmond ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
    J. Tyner pr-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278
J. Cirillo dh 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .273
    G. Jones ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188
L. Ford lf-cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 7 .237
N. Punto 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .211
 Totals 37 2 10 2 4 7 31  
 Batting
2B - N Punto (12, J Grilli).
RBI - J Morneau (77), L Castillo (17).
2-out RBI - J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1, L Ford 3, J Kubel 2, J Bartlett 1.
GIDP - L Ford.
Team LOB - 14.
 Base Running
SB - J Bartlett 2 (19, 2nd base off A Miller/I Rodriguez 2).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Miller (W, 5-3) 5.0 4 1 1 4 5 0 3.18
J. Grilli (H, 8) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.88
B. Seay (H, 7) 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
C. Durbin (H, 2) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.05
M. McBride (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.35
T. Jones (S, 25) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.81
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana (L, 11-7) 8.0 5 3 3 1 7 1 2.65
P. Neshek 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.52
HBP - J Morneau (by A Miller); M Redmond (by C Durbin).
Pitches-strikes - A Miller 97-62; J Grilli 25-19; B Seay 17-11; C Durbin 15-12; M McBride 3-3; T Jones 22-16; J Santana 118-89; P Neshek 13-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Miller 9-1; J Grilli 1-1; B Seay 0-1; C Durbin 1-3; M McBride 0-1; T Jones 1-1; J Santana 10-7; P Neshek 0-0.
Batters faced - A Miller 24; J Grilli 5; B Seay 3; C Durbin 6; M McBride 1; T Jones 4; J Santana 30; P Neshek 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--James Hoye.
Time: 3:31.
Attendance: 38,070.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
MINNESOTA CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
MINNESOTA CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING DUE TO A SLIGHT LEFT HAMSTRING INJURY.
DETROIT'S MARCUS THAMES LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING DUE TO A LEFT LEG INJURY.

Updated on Thursday, Jul 19, 2007 5:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
4-4