Detroit 6, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(83-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 11 2
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 7 2
WP: J. Jurrjens (3-1) S: T. Jones (37)
LP: S. Baker (9-8)
(72-77)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right center
Top 2nd: Detroit
- R. Santiago singled to pitcher, T. Perez scored, R. Santiago to third on pitcher S. Baker's throwing error
- B. Inge sacrificed to catcher, R. Santiago scored
Top 3rd: Detroit
- C. Guillen grounded into double play shortstop to first, G. Sheffield scored, M. Ordonez out at second
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner tripled to deep right, N. Punto scored
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher safe at first on left fielder T. Perez's fielding error, M. Cuddyer scored, B. Buscher to second
Top 8th: Detroit
- C. Guillen doubled to deep right, G. Sheffield scored, C. Guillen to third advancing on throw
- I. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Guillen scored
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- B. Buscher walked, J. Tyner scored, J. Morneau to third, M. Cuddyer to second
Bot 9th: Minnesota
- N. Punto singled to right, L. Rodriguez scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .301
P. Polanco 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .340
G. Sheffield dh 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 .269
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .357
C. Guillen 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .295
I. Rodriguez c 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .282
T. Perez lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .433
    B. Clevlen pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
R. Santiago ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .234
B. Inge 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .243
 Totals 34 6 11 4 1 3 11  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez (49, S Baker); G Sheffield (20, S Baker); C Guillen (30, P Neshek); T Perez (7, P Neshek).
HR - C Granderson (22, 1st inning off S Baker 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Santiago , B Inge.
SF - I Rodriguez.
RBI - C Granderson (72), B Inge (66), C Guillen (96), I Rodriguez (62).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Santiago 1, C Guillen 1, P Polanco 1, C Granderson 1.
GIDP - C Guillen, C Granderson.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - C Granderson (23, 2nd base off S Baker/C Heintz), B Inge (9, 2nd base off S Baker/C Heintz).
 
 Fielding
E - T Byrdak (2, throw); T Perez (2, fly ball).
Outfield assists - T Perez (B Buscher at Home).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Tyner lf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .291
J. Kubel dh 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 .263
T. Hunter cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .290
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 .277
M. Cuddyer rf 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .271
B. Buscher 3b 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 .288
    A. Casilla pr-2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
C. Heintz c 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .234
    J. Mauer ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .290
L. Rodriguez 2b-3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .225
N. Punto ss 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .205
 Totals 34 4 7 4 6 9 14  
 Batting
2B - N Punto (16, J Jurrjens).
3B - J Tyner (2, J Jurrjens); L Rodriguez (1, T Jones).
SF - B Buscher.
RBI - J Tyner (22), B Buscher 2 (7), N Punto (23).
2-out RBI - B Buscher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 2, N Punto 1, T Hunter 1, J Mauer 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - S Baker (2, throw); J Morneau (5, ground ball).
DP - 2 (N Punto-J Morneau, A Casilla-N Punto-J Morneau).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Jurrjens (W, 3-1) 5.1 2 1 1 1 6 0 2.84
T. Byrdak (H, 8) 1.2 2 2 1 1 0 0 3.69
F. Rodney 0.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.24
J. Zumaya (H, 8) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.90
T. Jones (S, 37) 1.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 4.33
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Baker (L, 9-8) 7.0 8 4 3 0 3 1 4.15
P. Neshek 0.2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2.94
C. Cali 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.71
J. DePaula 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.42
WP - F Rodney.
Pitches-strikes - J Jurrjens 90-59; T Byrdak 37-21; F Rodney 24-11; J Zumaya 10-6; T Jones 29-15; S Baker 94-66; P Neshek 22-11; C Cali 2-2; J DePaula 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Jurrjens 1-9; T Byrdak 1-4; F Rodney 1-0; J Zumaya 0-0; T Jones 1-1; S Baker 7-11; P Neshek 0-2; C Cali 1-0; J DePaula 3-0.
Batters faced - J Jurrjens 19; T Byrdak 9; F Rodney 4; J Zumaya 2; T Jones 7; S Baker 29; P Neshek 5; C Cali 1; J DePaula 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Larry Vanover. 3B--Chad Fairchild.
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 21,771.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY DETROIT'S CURTIS GRANDERSON LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 16, 2007 5:55 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Granderson C. Granderson
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
N. Punto N. Punto
2-4
1 RBI