Detroit 10, Oakland 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
Detroit 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 4 X 10 13 0
WP: A. Galarraga (10-4)
LP: D. Meyer (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- F. Thomas homered to deep left center
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- E. Renteria homered to deep left
Top 4th: Oakland
- J. Cust singled to center, C. Gonzalez scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep left, M. Ordonez and C. Granderson scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- B. Inge singled to center, R. Raburn scored
- C. Granderson doubled to deep center, B. Inge scored
- M. Joyce singled to right, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco to second
- M. Ordonez singled to left, P. Polanco scored, M. Joyce to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Sweeney rf 5 0 2 0 0 2 2 .295
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .231
F. Thomas dh 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .251
C. Gonzalez cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .278
J. Cust lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .230
B. Crosby ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .251
K. Suzuki c 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .289
D. Barton 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .214
J. Hannahan 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .221
    E. Brown ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .247
 Totals 35 2 10 2 2 9 19  
 Batting
2B - C Gonzalez (20, A Galarraga); B Crosby (30, K Farnsworth).
HR - F Thomas (8, 1st inning off A Galarraga 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - F Thomas (28), J Cust (51).
2-out RBI - F Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, R Sweeney 1, D Barton 2.
GIDP - K Suzuki, B Crosby.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - J Hannahan (11, ground ball).
DP - 1 (M Ellis-B Crosby-D Barton).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 .301
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .314
M. Thames lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .236
    M. Joyce lf 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .275
M. Ordonez rf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .317
    D. Sardinha c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120
M. Cabrera 1b 4 2 2 4 1 0 2 .298
G. Sheffield dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .225
R. Raburn 3b-rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .250
E. Renteria ss 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .260
B. Inge c-3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .214
 Totals 36 10 13 10 4 4 12  
 Batting
2B - P Polanco (28, D Meyer); C Granderson (19, L DiNardo).
HR - G Sheffield (10, 2nd inning off D Meyer 0 on, 2 Out), E Renteria (6, 3rd inning off D Meyer 0 on, 0 Out), M Cabrera 2 (23, 4th inning off D Meyer 0 on, 1 Out, 7th inning off A Embree 2 on, 2 Out).
S - P Polanco.
RBI - G Sheffield (33), E Renteria (38), M Cabrera 4 (89), B Inge (32), C Granderson (42), M Joyce (27), M Ordonez (68).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield, M Cabrera 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 1, M Ordonez 1, B Inge 2.
GIDP - M Cabrera.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - P Polanco (5, 2nd base off D Meyer/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (E Renteria-P Polanco-M Cabrera, E Renteria-M Cabrera).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Meyer (L, 0-1) 5.0 6 3 3 1 2 3 2.70
S. Casilla 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.86
A. Embree 1.0 2 3 3 1 0 1 5.40
L. DiNardo 1.0 5 4 3 0 0 0 7.43
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Galarraga (W, 10-4) 5.2 8 2 2 2 4 1 3.23
B. Seay (H, 8) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.45
J. Zumaya 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
K. Farnsworth 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.07
WP - A Galarraga.
IBB - M Ordonez (by A Embree).
Pitches-strikes - D Meyer 88-58; S Casilla 24-10; A Embree 15-8; L DiNardo 23-15; A Galarraga 104-65; B Seay 17-11; J Zumaya 14-8; K Farnsworth 21-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Meyer 6-7; S Casilla 0-1; A Embree 2-1; L DiNardo 3-0; A Galarraga 7-6; B Seay 0-2; J Zumaya 1-1; K Farnsworth 0-1.
Batters faced - D Meyer 22; S Casilla 5; A Embree 6; L DiNardo 8; A Galarraga 25; B Seay 4; J Zumaya 3; K Farnsworth 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Dana Demuth. 3B--Lance Barksdale.
Time: 2:58. (Plus rain delay totaling 53 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 41,308.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 9, 2008 11:07 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
F. Thomas Frank Thomas
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
2-4, 2 HR
4 RBI