Oakland 3, Detroit 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(61-46)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 0
Oakland 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 X 3 9 0
WP: A. Brown (1-0) S: A. Embree (12)
LP: N. Robertson (6-9)
(51-57)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Detroit
- C. Monroe singled to right, M. Ordonez scored, C. Monroe out at second
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- S. Stewart doubled to deep right center, T. Buck scored
- M. Piazza singled to center, S. Stewart scored, N. Swisher to second
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to center, P. Polanco scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Raburn cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .382
    S. Casey ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
    C. Guillen ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .312
P. Polanco 2b 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .343
G. Sheffield dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .290
M. Ordonez rf 2 1 1 1 2 0 3 .348
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .283
M. Hessman 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
    C. Granderson ph-cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .300
C. Monroe lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .222
O. Infante ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .254
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .246
 Totals 32 2 7 2 5 8 15  
 Batting
2B - P Polanco (26, D Braden).
RBI - C Monroe (53), M Ordonez (89).
2-out RBI - C Monroe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Monroe 2, M Ordonez 2, S Casey 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck rf 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .283
S. Stewart lf 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .303
N. Swisher cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .256
M. Piazza dh 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .305
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 5 .261
M. Scutaro 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .237
D. Johnson 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .237
D. Murphy ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .156
R. Bowen c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .222
 Totals 33 3 9 3 4 4 22  
 Batting
2B - T Buck 2 (17, N Robertson 2); S Stewart (13, N Robertson).
HR - M Ellis (13, 6th inning off N Robertson 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - S Stewart (33), M Piazza (20), M Ellis (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, M Ellis 2, S Stewart 2, D Murphy 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - T Buck (C Monroe at 2nd base).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson (L, 6-9) 6.0 9 3 3 1 2 1 5.05
C. Durbin 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.36
B. Seay 0.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.14
J. Grilli 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.37
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Braden 5.1 4 2 2 2 3 0 5.28
A. Brown (W, 1-0; BS, 1) 1.1 2 0 0 1 2 0 3.09
S. Casilla (H, 7) 0.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 2.08
A. Embree (S, 12) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.45
WP - D Braden.
IBB - N Swisher (by C Durbin).
HBP - D Murphy (by B Seay).
Pitches-strikes - N Robertson 96-65; C Durbin 22-9; B Seay 20-8; J Grilli 7-5; D Braden 92-55; A Brown 24-15; S Casilla 16-8; A Embree 19-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Robertson 6-10; C Durbin 3-0; B Seay 0-0; J Grilli 0-1; D Braden 3-9; A Brown 1-0; S Casilla 1-0; A Embree 1-2.
Batters faced - N Robertson 28; C Durbin 5; B Seay 4; J Grilli 1; D Braden 21; A Brown 6; S Casilla 5; A Embree 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Mike Everitt.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 27,118.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 1, 2007 6:52 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Polanco P. Polanco
2-3
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI