Detroit 5, Oakland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 11 0
Oakland 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 1
WP: J. Tata (1-0) S: T. Jones (28)
LP: J. Blanton (8-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson singled to right center
- P. Polanco singled to center, C. Granderson to third
- G. Sheffield grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco out at second
- M. Ordonez struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 0

  Bottom 1st: Oakland
- T. Buck grounded out to shortstop
- S. Stewart struck out looking
- N. Swisher struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 0

  Top 2nd: Detroit
- C. Guillen grounded bunt out to pitcher
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop
- S. Casey fouled out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 0

  Bottom 2nd: Oakland
- M. Piazza singled to left
- M. Ellis fouled out to third
- M. Scutaro flied out to left center
- M. Kotsay walked, M. Piazza to second
- D. Murphy grounded into fielder's choice, M. Kotsay out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 0

  Top 3rd: Detroit
- C. Monroe struck out swinging
- B. Inge doubled to left
- C. Granderson flied out to right
- P. Polanco grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 0

  Bottom 3rd: Oakland
- K. Suzuki hit by pitch
- T. Buck singled to center, K. Suzuki to second
- S. Stewart flied out to right
- N. Swisher struck out looking
- M. Piazza grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 0

  Top 4th: Detroit
- G. Sheffield lined out to left
- M. Ordonez flied out to center
- C. Guillen grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 0

  Bottom 4th: Oakland
- M. Ellis flied out to center
- M. Scutaro singled to left
- M. Kotsay doubled to deep right, M. Scutaro scored
- D. Murphy flied out to right
- K. Suzuki singled to right, M. Kotsay scored
- T. Buck fouled out to third

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 2

  Top 5th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez fouled out to right
- S. Casey struck out swinging
- C. Monroe singled to center
- B. Inge struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 2

  Bottom 5th: Oakland
- S. Stewart singled to left
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- M. Piazza grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, S. Stewart out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Oakland 2

  Top 6th: Detroit
- C. Granderson singled to right center
- P. Polanco singled to center, C. Granderson to second, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco to second on center fielder M. Kotsay's fielding error
- G. Sheffield popped out to first
- M. Ordonez singled to right, P. Polanco scored
- C. Guillen lined out to deep left
- I. Rodriguez struck out looking

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Detroit 3, Oakland 2

  Bottom 6th: Oakland
- M. Ellis flied out to left
- M. Scutaro lined out to right
- M. Kotsay walked
- D. Murphy grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 3, Oakland 2

  Top 7th: Detroit
- S. Casey flied out to left
- C. Monroe singled to center
- B. Inge grounded out to third, C. Monroe to second
- C. Granderson singled to center, C. Monroe scored, C. Granderson to second advancing on throw
- K. Calero relieved J. Blanton
- P. Polanco doubled to center, C. Granderson scored
- G. Sheffield struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Oakland 2

  Bottom 7th: Oakland
- K. Suzuki flied out to center
- T. Buck struck out swinging
- S. Stewart popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Oakland 2

  Top 8th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez struck out swinging
- C. Guillen grounded out to second
- I. Rodriguez doubled to deep right center
- S. Casey intentionally walked
- C. Monroe flied out to left center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Oakland 2

  Bottom 8th: Oakland
- C. Durbin relieved J. Tata
- N. Swisher singled to right
- M. Piazza struck out looking
- M. Ellis struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro fouled out to shallow right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Oakland 2

  Top 9th: Detroit
- A. Embree relieved K. Calero
- B. Inge struck out swinging
- C. Granderson grounded out to second
- P. Polanco lined out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Oakland 2

  Bottom 9th: Oakland
- T. Jones relieved C. Durbin
- M. Kotsay singled to center
- D. Murphy grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Kotsay out at second
- J. Cust hit for K. Suzuki
- J. Cust flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Oakland 2
 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Polanco P. Polanco
3-5
1 RBI
 Oakland
M. Kotsay M. Kotsay
2-2
1 RBI