Detroit 8, NY Yankees 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 8 10 0
NY Yankees 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 12 1
WP: J. Verlander (13-4)
LP: M. Mussina (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 flied out to center
- M. Thames singled to left
- G. Sheffield safe at first on third baseman A. Rodriguez's fielding error, M. Thames to second
- M. Ordonez walked, M. Thames to third, G. Sheffield to second
- C. Guillen homered to deep right, M. Thames, G. Sheffield and M. Ordonez scored
- I. Rodriguez struck out swinging
- S. Casey grounded out to second

4 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Detroit 4, NY Yankees 0

  Bottom 1st: NY Yankees
- J. Damon flied out to center
- D. Jeter singled to center
- B. Abreu struck out looking
- D. Jeter to second on wild pitch
- A. Rodriguez hit by pitch
- H. Matsui singled to left, D. Jeter scored, A. Rodriguez to second
- J. Posada grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, NY Yankees 1

  Top 2nd: Detroit
- R. Raburn doubled to deep right center
- B. Inge singled to left, R. Raburn scored
- B. Inge stole second
- C. Granderson flied out to right, B. Inge to third
- M. Thames lined out to third
- G. Sheffield walked
- M. Ordonez singled to center, B. Inge scored, G. Sheffield to second
- C. Guillen flied out to left center

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 1

  Bottom 2nd: NY Yankees
- J. Giambi flied out to deep center
- R. Cano lined out to left
- M. Cabrera walked
- J. Damon flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 1

  Top 3rd: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to second
- S. Casey fouled out to left
- R. Raburn flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 1

  Bottom 3rd: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter singled to center
- B. Abreu homered to deep center, D. Jeter scored
- A. Rodriguez flied out to right
- H. Matsui singled to right center
- J. Posada flied out to left
- J. Giambi struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 3

  Top 4th: Detroit
- B. Inge flied out to right
- C. Granderson singled to center
- M. Thames grounded out to first, C. Granderson to second
- G. Sheffield grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 3

  Bottom 4th: NY Yankees
- R. Cano grounded out to second
- M. Cabrera flied out to center
- J. Damon singled to right center
- D. Jeter grounded into fielder's choice, J. Damon out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, NY Yankees 3

  Top 5th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez flied out to deep right
- C. Guillen singled to left center
- I. Rodriguez singled to shallow right center, C. Guillen to third
- S. Casey singled to center, C. Guillen scored, I. Rodriguez to second
- R. Raburn struck out looking, S. Casey caught stealing, catcher to second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 7, NY Yankees 3

  Bottom 5th: NY Yankees
- B. Abreu grounded out to shortstop
- A. Rodriguez grounded out to third
- H. Matsui flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 7, NY Yankees 3

  Top 6th: Detroit
- K. Farnsworth relieved M. Mussina
- B. Inge hit by pitch
- C. Granderson grounded out to second, B. Inge to second
- M. Thames grounded out to third
- G. Sheffield walked
- M. Ordonez flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 7, NY Yankees 3

  Bottom 6th: NY Yankees
- J. Posada flied out to center
- J. Giambi singled to right
- T. Byrdak relieved J. Verlander
- R. Cano struck out looking
- M. Cabrera singled to right, J. Giambi to second
- S. Duncan hit for J. Damon
- Z. Miner relieved T. Byrdak
- S. Duncan struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 7, NY Yankees 3

  Top 7th: Detroit
- S. Duncan in left field
- R. Villone relieved K. Farnsworth
- C. Guillen struck out swinging
- I. Rodriguez homered to deep left
- S. Casey flied out to left center
- R. Raburn struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 3

  Bottom 7th: NY Yankees
- D. Jeter walked
- B. Abreu struck out swinging
- A. Rodriguez struck out looking
- H. Matsui struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 3

  Top 8th: Detroit
- B. Inge struck out swinging
- C. Granderson fouled out to catcher
- M. Thames grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 3

  Bottom 8th: NY Yankees
- F. Rodney relieved Z. Miner
- J. Posada singled to center
- J. Giambi struck out swinging
- R. Cano walked, J. Posada to second
- M. Cabrera struck out swinging
- W. Betemit hit for S. Duncan
- J. Posada to third, R. Cano to second on wild pitch
- W. Betemit struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 3

  Top 9th: Detroit
- W. Betemit in left field
- L. Vizcaino relieved R. Villone
- G. Sheffield flied out to left
- M. Ordonez struck out swinging
- C. Guillen flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 3

  Bottom 9th: NY Yankees
- T. Jones relieved F. Rodney
- D. Jeter flied out to left
- B. Abreu singled to center
- A. Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop, B. Abreu to second
- H. Matsui doubled to deep right, B. Abreu scored
- J. Posada singled to center, H. Matsui scored
- J. Giambi struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 5
 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Guillen C. Guillen
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 NY Yankees
H. Matsui H. Matsui
3-5
2 RBI