Cleveland 7, Detroit 4
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(83-69)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 12 0
Cleveland 0 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 X 7 6 1
WP: J. Lewis (1-1) S: J. Borowski (41)
LP: J. Verlander (17-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Detroit
- R. Santiago singled to right, M. Thames scored
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- R. Garko homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Detroit
- M. Thames walked, P. Polanco scored, G. Sheffield to third, M. Ordonez to second
- R. Santiago singled to right, G. Sheffield scored, M. Ordonez to third, M. Thames to second, M. Thames to third, R. Santiago to second on catcher V. Martinez's fielding error, M. Ordonez out at home
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- T. Hafner homered to deep center, G. Sizemore and A. Cabrera scored
Bot 6th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez homered to deep center
- F. Gutierrez homered to deep left, K. Lofton scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .298
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .343
G. Sheffield dh 5 1 2 0 0 3 2 .270
M. Ordonez rf 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 .356
C. Guillen 1b 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .295
I. Rodriguez c 5 0 0 0 0 3 6 .276
M. Thames lf 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .242
R. Santiago ss 4 0 3 2 0 1 0 .296
B. Inge 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .241
 Totals 38 4 12 3 2 9 20  
 Batting
2B - M Thames (14, J Westbrook).
RBI - R Santiago 2 (7), M Thames (48).
2-out RBI - R Santiago 2, M Thames.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 1, P Polanco 1, C Granderson 3.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - G Sheffield (22, 2nd base off J Westbrook/V Martinez), R Santiago (2, 2nd base off J Westbrook/V Martinez).
CS - C Guillen (8, 2nd base by J Westbrook/V Martinez).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .272
A. Cabrera 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .288
T. Hafner dh 2 1 1 3 2 0 0 .254
V. Martinez c 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .304
R. Garko 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .295
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .269
K. Lofton lf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .297
F. Gutierrez rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .271
C. Blake 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .266
 Totals 30 7 6 7 5 6 5  
 Batting
HR - R Garko (19, 2nd inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out), T Hafner (23, 3rd inning off J Verlander 2 on, 1 Out), V Martinez (24, 6th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out), F Gutierrez (13, 6th inning off J Verlander 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Garko (58), T Hafner 3 (95), V Martinez (106), F Gutierrez 2 (35).
2-out RBI - F Gutierrez 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - V Martinez (5, catch).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 17-6) 5.2 6 7 7 3 4 4 3.70
J. Grilli 2.1 0 0 0 2 2 0 4.79
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Westbrook 5.0 12 4 3 2 4 0 4.41
J. Lewis (W, 1-1) 3.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.52
J. Borowski (S, 41) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.13
HBP - B Inge (by J Westbrook); P Polanco (by J Lewis).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 95-58; J Grilli 46-25; J Westbrook 102-59; J Lewis 36-25; J Borowski 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 8-5; J Grilli 1-4; J Westbrook 5-5; J Lewis 1-4; J Borowski 2-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 26; J Grilli 9; J Westbrook 29; J Lewis 10; J Borowski 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Larry Poncino.
Time: 3:00.
Attendance: 41,103.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, right to left.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2007 10:08 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
R. Santiago R. Santiago
3-4
2 RBI
 Cleveland
T. Hafner T. Hafner
1-2, 1 HR
3 RBI