Cleveland 9, Detroit 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 6 2
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 3 X 9 8 3
WP: F. Carmona (5-3)
LP: J. Verlander (8-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Guillen hit sacrifice fly to deep center, C. Granderson scored
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- J. Peralta doubled to deep left, B. Francisco scored
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right, S. Fasano and A. Cabrera scored
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Joyce reached on fielder's choice, R. Santiago scored, C. Guillen to second on second baseman A. Cabrera's fielding error
Bot 6th: Cleveland
- S. Fasano singled to left, S. Choo scored, R. Garko to second
- G. Sizemore hit by pitch, R. Garko scored, S. Fasano to third, A. Cabrera to second
Top 7th: Detroit
- E. Renteria scored, R. Raburn to second on wild pitch, R. Raburn to third on S. Fasano's fielding error
- D. Sardinha grounded out to third, R. Raburn scored
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- S. Fasano doubled to deep left, R. Garko scored
- F. Gutierrez hit sacrifice fly to deep center, S. Fasano scored, A. Cabrera to third
- A. Cabrera scored, G. Sizemore to second on D. Sardinha's throwing error
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .309
R. Santiago 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .351
C. Guillen 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .286
M. Cabrera 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .293
M. Joyce rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .280
    M. Ordonez ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .319
M. Thames dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .251
E. Renteria ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .259
R. Raburn lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .240
D. Sardinha c 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 .136
 Totals 33 4 6 2 1 7 8  
 Batting
2B - E Renteria (11, F Carmona).
SF - C Guillen.
RBI - C Guillen (51), D Sardinha (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 1, C Guillen 1.
GIDP - C Guillen.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - C Rapada (1, throw); D Sardinha (1, throw).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore dh 3 1 1 4 1 0 1 .280
F. Gutierrez cf 4 0 0 1 0 2 5 .210
B. Francisco lf 4 1 1 0 1 3 1 .277
J. Peralta ss 5 0 1 1 0 2 2 .268
S. Choo rf 4 1 1 0 0 3 1 .252
A. Marte 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .180
R. Garko 1b 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .242
S. Fasano c 3 2 2 2 0 1 0 .320
A. Cabrera 2b 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 .203
 Totals 31 9 8 8 6 12 11  
 Batting
2B - B Francisco (22, J Verlander); J Peralta (30, J Verlander); S Fasano (2, C Rapada).
HR - G Sizemore (27, 5th inning off J Verlander 2 on, 1 Out).
SF - F Gutierrez.
RBI - J Peralta (58), G Sizemore 4 (63), S Fasano 2 (4), F Gutierrez (21).
2-out RBI - J Peralta, S Fasano, G Sizemore.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Peralta 1, S Choo 1, F Gutierrez 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - A Cabrera (4, ground ball); S Fasano (2, catch); R Garko (4, bunt).
PB - S Fasano.
DP - 1 (J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 8-11) 5.2 5 6 6 3 9 1 4.49
C. Rapada 1.2 3 3 2 2 2 0 4.30
A. Lopez 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.06
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Carmona (W, 5-3) 6.1 5 4 2 1 3 0 4.18
R. Perez (H, 15) 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.20
M. Kobayashi 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.62
WP - F Carmona.
HBP - S Fasano (by J Verlander); R Santiago (by F Carmona); G Sizemore (by C Rapada).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 114-70; C Rapada 39-22; A Lopez 14-8; F Carmona 99-63; R Perez 28-20; M Kobayashi 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 2-6; C Rapada 2-1; A Lopez 0-1; F Carmona 12-5; R Perez 2-0; M Kobayashi 1-1.
Batters faced - J Verlander 26; C Rapada 11; A Lopez 3; F Carmona 27; R Perez 6; M Kobayashi 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Chuck Meriwether.
Time: 3:14.
Attendance: 34,186.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, left to right.

Updated on Thursday, Jul 31, 2008 3:46 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Granderson Curtis Granderson
2-4
 Cleveland
G. Sizemore Grady Sizemore
1-3, 1 HR
4 RBI