Detroit 6, Oakland 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(73-63)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 6 13 0
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
WP: J. Verlander (15-5)
LP: D. Haren (14-6)
(67-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- M. Ordonez doubled to deep center, C. Granderson scored
Top 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right
- R. Raburn doubled to deep left, P. Polanco scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- M. Piazza homered to deep center
Top 7th: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to left center, T. Perez scored, C. Granderson to third
- C. Guillen hit sacrifice fly to left, C. Granderson scored
Top 8th: Detroit
- C. Granderson singled to right, T. Perez scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 3 4 2 0 1 1 .299
P. Polanco 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .343
R. Raburn 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .320
    B. Inge 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
M. Ordonez dh 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 .357
C. Guillen ss-1b 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 .301
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .274
S. Casey 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .283
    R. Santiago pr-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .300
C. Maybin lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .176
T. Perez rf 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .375
 Totals 38 6 13 6 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez (44, D Haren); R Raburn (9, D Haren); S Casey (28, D Haren); C Granderson (35, D Haren).
HR - C Granderson (19, 3rd inning off D Haren 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - C Guillen.
RBI - M Ordonez (120), C Granderson 2 (67), R Raburn (19), P Polanco (57), C Guillen (91).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez, C Granderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 3, C Maybin 1.
GIDP - R Raburn.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - T Perez (1, 2nd base off A Brown/K Suzuki).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .284
N. Swisher cf 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .263
J. Cust rf 4 0 0 0 0 4 5 .269
M. Piazza dh 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .278
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .232
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .262
J. Hannahan 3b 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 .259
M. Scutaro ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .256
K. Suzuki c 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .259
 Totals 35 1 8 1 3 12 13  
 Batting
2B - N Swisher (30, J Verlander); K Suzuki (10, T Jones).
HR - M Piazza (6, 4th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Piazza (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, J Cust 3, J Hannahan 1, N Swisher 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
PB - K Suzuki.
DP - 1 (M Scutaro-M Ellis-D Johnson).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 15-5) 6.2 6 1 1 3 10 1 3.67
B. Seay (H, 10) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.72
Z. Miner 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.21
T. Jones 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.39
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Haren (L, 14-6) 6.0 11 5 5 1 4 1 2.87
S. Casilla 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.12
A. Brown 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.34
R. Lugo 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.34
WP - S Casilla.
IBB - M Ordonez (by S Casilla).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 128-85; B Seay 5-3; Z Miner 24-13; T Jones 13-10; D Haren 106-71; S Casilla 20-10; A Brown 10-9; R Lugo 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 5-5; B Seay 0-0; Z Miner 1-1; T Jones 3-0; D Haren 11-3; S Casilla 0-1; A Brown 1-1; R Lugo 1-2.
Batters faced - J Verlander 29; B Seay 1; Z Miner 4; T Jones 4; D Haren 29; S Casilla 4; A Brown 5; R Lugo 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 21,336.
Weather: 70 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, out to right.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 7:04 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Granderson C. Granderson
4-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
M. Piazza M. Piazza
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI