Detroit 5, Texas 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(69-76)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 0
Detroit 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 5 8 0
WP: J. Verlander (17-5)
LP: E. Volquez (2-1)
(80-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left, P. Polanco scored
Top 6th: Texas
- D. Murphy singled to left, M. Young scored, M. Byrd to second
Bot 6th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez homered to deep left center, G. Sheffield and P. Polanco scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .272
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .273
M. Young ss 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .310
M. Byrd cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .312
H. Blalock dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291
D. Murphy rf 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .410
G. Laird c 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 .217
    B. Wilkerson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
J. Saltalamacchia 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .236
R. Vazquez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
 Totals 33 1 7 1 1 10 11  
 Batting
2B - M Young (35, J Verlander).
RBI - D Murphy (10).
2-out RBI - D Murphy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Laird 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (I Kinsler-M Young-J Saltalamacchia 2, M Young-I Kinsler-J Saltalamacchia).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .301
P. Polanco 2b 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .344
G. Sheffield dh 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 .272
M. Ordonez rf 3 1 1 3 1 0 2 .358
C. Guillen 1b 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 .296
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .284
T. Perez lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .407
    B. Clevlen lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Inge 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .244
R. Santiago ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .233
 Totals 29 5 8 5 4 7 8  
 Batting
2B - P Polanco (33, E Volquez).
HR - G Sheffield (25, 1st inning off E Volquez 1 on, 1 Out), M Ordonez (27, 6th inning off E Volquez 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - G Sheffield 2 (74), M Ordonez 3 (132).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Santiago 1.
GIDP - I Rodriguez 2, M Ordonez.
Team LOB - 4.
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Volquez (L, 2-1) 6.0 7 5 5 4 6 2 4.24
L. Mendoza 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 17-5) 7.0 7 1 1 1 7 0 3.47
J. Zumaya 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.18
T. Jones 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.40
Pitches-strikes - E Volquez 96-59; L Mendoza 19-14; J Verlander 106-72; J Zumaya 8-7; T Jones 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Volquez 8-4; L Mendoza 4-1; J Verlander 5-8; J Zumaya 1-2; T Jones 0-0.
Batters faced - E Volquez 27; L Mendoza 6; J Verlander 28; J Zumaya 3; T Jones 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Marvin Hudson. 2B--Ed Montague. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 2:14.
Attendance: 32,490.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
TEXAS SHORTSTOP MICHAEL YOUNG SINGLED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2007 9:24 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
D. Murphy D. Murphy
3-4
1 RBI
 Detroit
G. Sheffield G. Sheffield
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI