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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson singled to center
- P. Polanco singled to left, C. Granderson to second
- R. Raburn grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Granderson to third, P. Polanco out at second
- M. Ordonez doubled to deep center, C. Granderson scored
- M. Ordonez to third on passed ball
- C. Guillen walked
- I. Rodriguez flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 1st: Oakland
- S. Stewart popped out to second
- N. Swisher flied out to left
- J. Cust struck out swinging

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

  Top 2nd: Detroit
- S. Casey grounded out to second
- C. Maybin grounded out to first
- T. Perez grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Oakland
- M. Piazza flied out to deep right
- D. Johnson struck out looking
- M. Ellis singled to center
- J. Hannahan walked, M. Ellis to second
- M. Scutaro struck out swinging

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

  Top 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right
- P. Polanco singled to center
- R. Raburn doubled to deep left, P. Polanco scored
- M. Ordonez grounded out to second, R. Raburn to third
- C. Guillen struck out swinging
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 3rd: Oakland
- K. Suzuki grounded bunt out to pitcher
- S. Stewart grounded out to shortstop
- N. Swisher doubled to deep right center
- J. Cust struck out swinging

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

  Top 4th: Detroit
- S. Casey grounded out to second
- C. Maybin struck out swinging
- T. Perez singled to right
- C. Granderson struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Oakland
- M. Piazza homered to deep center
- D. Johnson fouled out to shallow right
- M. Ellis flied out to left
- J. Hannahan walked
- M. Scutaro struck out looking

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

  Top 5th: Detroit
- P. Polanco grounded out to first
- R. Raburn grounded out to first
- M. Ordonez lined out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 5th: Oakland
- K. Suzuki struck out looking
- S. Stewart singled to shortstop
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- J. Cust struck out looking

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

  Top 6th: Detroit
- C. Guillen flied out to deep center
- I. Rodriguez grounded out to third
- S. Casey doubled to deep right
- R. Santiago ran for S. Casey
- C. Maybin struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 6th: Oakland
- C. Guillen at first
- R. Santiago at shortstop
- M. Piazza grounded out to third
- D. Johnson grounded out to first
- M. Ellis grounded out to second

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

  Top 7th: Detroit
- T. Perez singled to right center
- C. Granderson doubled to deep right, T. Perez to third
- P. Polanco singled to left center, T. Perez scored, C. Granderson to third
- S. Casilla relieved D. Haren
- P. Polanco to second on wild pitch
- R. Raburn struck out swinging
- M. Ordonez intentionally walked
- C. Guillen hit sacrifice fly to left, C. Granderson scored
- I. Rodriguez struck out looking

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Oakland 1

  Bottom 7th: Oakland
- B. Inge at third
- J. Hannahan struck out looking
- M. Scutaro struck out swinging
- K. Suzuki singled to center
- S. Stewart singled to right, K. Suzuki to third
- N. Swisher walked, S. Stewart to second
- B. Seay relieved J. Verlander
- J. Cust struck out looking

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

  Top 8th: Detroit
- A. Brown relieved S. Casilla
- A. Brown relieved S. Casilla
- R. Santiago struck out swinging
- C. Maybin flied out to center
- T. Perez singled to left
- T. Perez stole second
- C. Granderson singled to right, T. Perez scored
- P. Polanco grounded into fielder's choice, C. Granderson out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, Oakland 1

  Bottom 8th: Oakland
- Z. Miner relieved B. Seay
- M. Piazza singled to left
- D. Johnson flied out to left
- M. Ellis grounded out to second, M. Piazza to second
- J. Hannahan struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, Oakland 1

  Top 9th: Detroit
- R. Lugo relieved A. Brown
- B. Inge flied out to right
- M. Ordonez grounded out to shortstop
- C. Guillen flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, Oakland 1

  Bottom 9th: Oakland
- T. Jones relieved Z. Miner
- M. Scutaro grounded out to second
- K. Suzuki doubled to left
- S. Stewart grounded out to third
- N. Swisher grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 6, Oakland 1
 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Granderson C. Granderson
4-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
M. Piazza M. Piazza
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI