Cleveland 9, Detroit 7
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 9 13 1
Detroit 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 10 0
WP: F. Carmona (7-5)
LP: J. Verlander (10-14)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- J. Peralta singled to left, D. Dellucci scored
Bot 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep left
Top 2nd: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore singled to center, K. Shoppach and R. Garko scored
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- B. Inge singled to left, J. Larish scored, G. Sheffield to third
- R. Santiago singled to right, G. Sheffield scored, B. Inge to second
- C. Granderson singled to right, B. Inge scored, R. Santiago to third
Top 4th: Cleveland
- K. Shoppach homered to deep left, R. Garko scored
Top 7th: Cleveland
- S. Choo homered to deep right, J. Peralta scored
Top 9th: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to center, J. Peralta scored, S. Choo to second
- K. Shoppach singled to left, S. Choo scored, R. Garko to second
Bot 9th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez homered to deep right, C. Granderson scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 0 1 2 1 1 0 .269
D. Dellucci dh 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .248
    F. Gutierrez ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
B. Francisco rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .284
J. Peralta ss 4 2 2 1 1 2 1 .281
S. Choo lf 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .266
R. Garko 1b 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 .256
K. Shoppach c 5 2 3 3 0 1 3 .263
A. Marte 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .203
A. Cabrera 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .216
 Totals 37 9 13 9 4 11 14  
 Batting
2B - D Dellucci (19, J Verlander).
HR - K Shoppach (17, 4th inning off J Verlander 1 on, 0 Out), S Choo (7, 7th inning off G Glover 1 on, 0 Out).
S - A Marte , A Cabrera.
RBI - J Peralta (73), G Sizemore 2 (83), K Shoppach 3 (46), S Choo 2 (38), R Garko (70).
2-out RBI - J Peralta, G Sizemore 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Shoppach 2, B Francisco 2, A Cabrera 1.
GIDP - A Marte.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - R Betancourt (1, catch).
DP - 2 (A Cabrera-J Peralta-R Garko, J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 3 3 2 1 0 1 .299
M. Joyce lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .267
    M. Thames ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .246
M. Ordonez rf 5 1 2 3 0 1 0 .308
M. Cabrera 1b 5 0 0 0 0 3 4 .288
J. Larish 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .245
G. Sheffield dh 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .225
E. Renteria ss 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .265
B. Inge c 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .218
R. Santiago 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .329
 Totals 35 7 10 7 4 9 14  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez (26, R Betancourt).
HR - C Granderson (16, 1st inning off F Carmona 0 on, 0 Out), M Ordonez (16, 9th inning off J Lewis 1 on, 2 Out).
S - E Renteria.
RBI - C Granderson 2 (50), B Inge (42), R Santiago (14), M Ordonez 3 (77).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Inge 1, M Cabrera 3.
GIDP - M Joyce, B Inge.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Larish (2, 2nd base off R Betancourt/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Renteria-R Santiago-M Cabrera).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Carmona (W, 7-5) 6.0 7 4 4 3 3 1 4.50
R. Perez (H, 19) 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 0 3.42
R. Betancourt (H, 7) 1.2 1 0 0 0 4 0 5.15
J. Lewis 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 4.05
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 10-14) 6.0 7 5 5 3 8 1 4.53
G. Glover 1.0 2 2 2 1 2 1 5.95
B. Seay 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.00
K. Farnsworth 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.95
BALK - F Carmona.
HBP - R Garko (by J Verlander); D Dellucci (by J Verlander).
Pitches-strikes - F Carmona 104-64; R Perez 10-4; R Betancourt 30-22; J Lewis 22-16; J Verlander 115-69; G Glover 23-15; B Seay 13-9; K Farnsworth 13-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Carmona 13-2; R Perez 1-0; R Betancourt 1-0; J Lewis 1-0; J Verlander 5-5; G Glover 1-0; B Seay 1-2; K Farnsworth 2-0.
Batters faced - F Carmona 26; R Perez 2; R Betancourt 7; J Lewis 5; J Verlander 30; G Glover 6; B Seay 5; K Farnsworth 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Campos. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Kevin Causey. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Time: 3:20.
Attendance: 38,519.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY DETROIT'S CURTIS GRANDERSON LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008 10:37 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
K. Shoppach Kelly Shoppach
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Detroit
M. Ordonez Magglio Ordonez
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI