Detroit 4, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 2
Detroit 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 X 4 6 0
WP: J. Verlander (7-9) S: T. Jones (17)
LP: N. Blackburn (7-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- C. Gomez grounded bunt out to pitcher
- A. Casilla struck out looking
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Morneau flied out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Bottom 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson lined out to deep right
- P. Polanco grounded out to shortstop
- C. Guillen singled to right
- M. Cabrera flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel flied out to left
- B. Harris struck out swinging
- B. Buscher struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 0

  Bottom 2nd: Detroit
- M. Joyce fouled out to third
- M. Thames safe at first on third baseman B. Buscher's throwing error
- C. Thomas homered to deep right, M. Thames scored
- B. Inge flied out to deep center
- R. Santiago singled to shortstop
- C. Granderson walked, R. Santiago to second
- P. Polanco fouled out to catcher

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 2

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- M. Lamb grounded out to second
- D. Span struck out swinging
- C. Gomez lined out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 2

  Bottom 3rd: Detroit
- C. Guillen lined out to deep left
- M. Cabrera lined out to shortstop
- M. Joyce flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Detroit 2

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- A. Casilla singled to center
- J. Mauer grounded out to second, A. Casilla out at second
- J. Morneau doubled to left, J. Mauer to third
- J. Mauer scored, J. Morneau to third on wild pitch
- J. Kubel walked
- B. Harris singled to center, J. Morneau scored, J. Kubel to second
- B. Buscher struck out swinging
- M. Lamb grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 4th: Detroit
- M. Thames struck out swinging
- C. Thomas doubled to deep left center
- B. Inge grounded into fielder's choice, C. Thomas out at third
- R. Santiago struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 2

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- D. Span grounded out to shortstop
- C. Gomez struck out looking
- A. Casilla grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 2

  Bottom 5th: Detroit
- C. Granderson walked
- P. Polanco singled to right, C. Granderson to second
- C. Guillen grounded into fielder's choice, C. Granderson to third, P. Polanco out at second
- M. Cabrera grounded out to shortstop, C. Granderson scored, C. Guillen to second
- C. Guillen to third on wild pitch
- M. Joyce flied out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 3

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer struck out swinging
- J. Morneau struck out looking
- J. Kubel grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 6th: Detroit
- M. Thames fouled out to shallow left
- C. Thomas grounded out to second
- B. Inge struck out swinging

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

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- B. Harris fouled out to first
- B. Buscher singled to right
- M. Lamb flied out to right
- D. Span grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 3

  Bottom 7th: Detroit
- R. Santiago fouled out to left
- C. Granderson safe at first on second baseman A. Casilla's fielding error
- P. Polanco popped out to second
- C. Guillen struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 3

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Zumaya relieved J. Verlander
- C. Gomez popped out to first
- A. Casilla flied out to right
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Mauer to second on wild pitch
- J. Morneau intentionally walked
- J. Kubel fouled out to deep left

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

  Bottom 8th: Detroit
- B. Bass relieved N. Blackburn
- M. Cabrera grounded out to first
- M. Joyce homered to deep center
- M. Thames walked
- R. Raburn ran for M. Thames
- C. Thomas grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, R. Raburn out at second

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 4

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- R. Raburn at designated hitter
- T. Jones relieved J. Zumaya
- B. Harris struck out swinging
- B. Buscher grounded out to second
- M. Lamb lined out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Detroit 4
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
B. Harris Brendan Harris
1-4
1 RBI
 Detroit
C. Thomas Clete Thomas
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI