Detroit 14, Cleveland 12, 13 innings
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  Final 13 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 R H E
Detroit 1 4 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 2 14 22 2
Cleveland 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 12 19 4
WP: C. Fossum (2-0)
LP: J. Rincon (2-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- B. Francisco homered to deep center
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- A. Marte singled to left, K. Shoppach scored on left fielder M. Thames' fielding error
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right, A. Marte and A. Cabrera scored
Top 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson singled to left center, E. Renteria scored
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- K. Shoppach doubled to center, S. Choo to third, S. Choo scored on center fielder C. Granderson's fielding error
- A. Marte doubled to deep left, K. Shoppach scored
- A. Cabrera doubled to left, A. Marte scored
Top 4th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep left
Top 5th: Detroit
- B. Inge homered to deep left center
- P. Polanco singled to shortstop, R. Raburn scored, C. Granderson to second
- M. Cabrera hit sacrifice fly to deep center, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco to third
- G. Sheffield singled to left, P. Polanco scored, M. Ordonez to third, G. Sheffield out at second
Top 6th: Detroit
- C. Granderson safe at first on pitcher R. Perez's fielding error, B. Inge scored, R. Raburn to second
Bot 6th: Cleveland
- B. Francisco homered to deep left
- K. Shoppach homered to deep left, S. Choo scored
Top 8th: Detroit
- M. Thames doubled to deep left, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco to third
- M. Ordonez singled to left, P. Polanco scored, M. Thames to third
- M. Cabrera doubled to deep left, M. Thames and M. Ordonez scored, M. Cabrera to third on left fielder S. Choo's throwing error
Top 9th: Detroit
- P. Polanco hit sacrifice fly to deep center, B. Inge scored, C. Guillen to third, C. Granderson to second
Bot 9th: Cleveland
- K. Shoppach homered to deep center
Top 13th: Detroit
- P. Polanco grounded out to third, C. Guillen scored, C. Granderson to second
- M. Joyce singled to first, C. Granderson scored on first baseman A. Gonzalez's throwing error
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 7 3 5 2 1 1 0 .307
P. Polanco 2b 6 2 2 3 0 0 2 .309
M. Thames lf 6 1 1 1 0 4 7 .256
    M. Joyce lf 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .287
M. Ordonez rf 8 1 2 1 0 0 6 .320
M. Cabrera 1b 5 1 3 4 0 1 1 .296
    R. Santiago pr-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .352
G. Sheffield dh 7 0 4 1 0 0 1 .229
E. Renteria ss 7 1 1 0 0 1 4 .258
B. Inge c 5 3 1 1 2 2 3 .227
R. Raburn 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .240
    C. Guillen ph-3b-1b 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .285
 Totals 59 14 22 13 5 10 25  
 Batting
2B - E Renteria (10, C Lee); M Thames (10, E Mujica); M Cabrera (25, E Mujica).
HR - M Cabrera (19, 4th inning off C Lee 0 on, 2 Out), B Inge (9, 5th inning off C Lee 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - P Polanco , M Cabrera.
RBI - C Granderson 2 (37), M Cabrera 4 (79), B Inge (31), P Polanco 3 (38), G Sheffield (29), M Thames (44), M Ordonez (62).
2-out RBI - C Granderson, M Cabrera 3, G Sheffield, M Thames, M Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 2, G Sheffield 1, M Ordonez 3, B Inge 1.
GIDP - E Renteria.
Team LOB - 14.
 Base Running
SB - P Polanco (4, 2nd base off R Betancourt/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
E - M Thames (2, catch); C Granderson (3, catch).
Outfield assists - C Granderson (A Cabrera at 2nd base).
PB - B Inge.
DP - 3 (R Raburn-P Polanco-M Cabrera, P Polanco-E Renteria-M Cabrera, E Renteria-P Polanco-C Guillen).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 7 1 2 3 1 3 4 .279
F. Gutierrez rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .214
    D. Dellucci ph-lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .227
    J. Carroll ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .276
B. Francisco dh 7 2 4 2 0 0 2 .277
J. Peralta ss 6 0 1 0 1 2 2 .269
S. Choo lf-rf 4 2 0 0 3 3 2 .252
K. Shoppach c 6 4 5 3 1 1 3 .271
A. Marte 3b 6 2 2 1 1 1 3 .186
R. Garko 1b 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .241
    A. Gonzalez pr-1b 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 .333
A. Cabrera 2b 7 1 4 1 0 1 3 .199
 Totals 54 12 19 10 11 15 29  
 Batting
2B - K Shoppach 3 (17, A Lopez, N Robertson 2); A Marte (4, N Robertson); A Cabrera (9, N Robertson).
HR - B Francisco 2 (10, 1st inning off N Robertson 0 on, 2 Out, 6th inning off A Lopez 0 on, 1 Out), G Sizemore (26, 2nd inning off N Robertson 2 on, 2 Out), K Shoppach 2 (11, 6th inning off T Jones 1 on, 2 Out, 9th inning off F Rodney 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Francisco 2 (39), G Sizemore 3 (59), A Marte (6), A Cabrera (17), K Shoppach 3 (31).
2-out RBI - B Francisco, G Sizemore 3, A Cabrera, K Shoppach 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Carroll 1, D Dellucci 2, A Gonzalez 2, G Sizemore 2.
GIDP - F Gutierrez, J Peralta, A Marte.
Team LOB - 14.
 Fielding
E - J Peralta (10, ground ball); R Perez (1, ground ball); S Choo (2, throw); A Gonzalez (1, throw).
Outfield assists - S Choo 2 (G Sheffield at 2nd base, C Granderson at 2nd base).
PB - K Shoppach.
DP - 1 (J Rincon-J Peralta-A Gonzalez).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson 3.0 9 8 8 2 2 2 6.06
A. Lopez 2.2 3 2 2 2 3 1 3.11
T. Jones 1.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.05
F. Dolsi 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.32
F. Rodney (BS, 3) 1.0 2 1 1 2 2 1 5.60
B. Seay 2.0 2 0 0 2 5 0 2.57
C. Fossum (W, 2-0) 2.0 1 0 0 3 2 0 5.12
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lee 5.0 10 6 6 0 5 2 2.58
J. Lewis (H, 4) 0.1 0 1 0 1 0 0 4.61
R. Perez (H, 14) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.31
E. Mujica 0.2 4 4 4 1 0 0 5.40
M. Kobayashi 1.1 1 1 1 2 1 0 3.70
R. Betancourt 2.0 3 0 0 1 2 0 5.79
J. Rincon (L, 2-3) 2.0 4 2 1 0 0 0 6.38
IBB - G Sizemore (by F Rodney), K Shoppach (by B Seay).
HBP - P Polanco (by R Perez).
Pitches-strikes - N Robertson 67-43; A Lopez 50-31; T Jones 25-16; F Dolsi 11-7; F Rodney 33-16; B Seay 45-27; C Fossum 40-20; C Lee 88-62; J Lewis 18-10; R Perez 25-17; E Mujica 28-17; M Kobayashi 27-15; R Betancourt 32-23; J Rincon 37-25.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Robertson 6-1; A Lopez 3-2; T Jones 2-1; F Dolsi 2-1; F Rodney 1-0; B Seay 0-0; C Fossum 3-1; C Lee 4-5; J Lewis 1-0; R Perez 3-0; E Mujica 1-1; M Kobayashi 2-1; R Betancourt 2-2; J Rincon 6-0.
Batters faced - N Robertson 19; A Lopez 13; T Jones 5; F Dolsi 3; F Rodney 7; B Seay 9; C Fossum 9; C Lee 24; J Lewis 3; R Perez 7; E Mujica 7; M Kobayashi 7; R Betancourt 10; J Rincon 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 5:33.
Attendance: 26,596.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND OUTFIELDER GRADY SIZEMORE EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Jul 31, 2008 1:34 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Cleveland
K. Shoppach Kelly Shoppach
5-6, 2 HR
3 RBI