Detroit 7, Minnesota 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 7 13 1
Minnesota 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 11 2
WP: C. Lambert (1-1) S: F. Rodney (10)
LP: G. Perkins (12-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Detroit
- D. Ryan homered to deep right, E. Renteria scored
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- B. Buscher singled to center, J. Morneau scored, B. Buscher to second advancing on throw
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau tripled to deep right, J. Mauer and D. Span scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Span scored
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep right
- M. Thames singled to deep left, G. Sheffield scored, M. Thames out at second
- C. Granderson singled to center, E. Renteria scored, D. Ryan to second
Top 7th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez homered to deep left
- M. Thames hit sacrifice fly to deep center, M. Cabrera scored
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Span scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 3 1 1 1 0 .309
P. Polanco 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .307
M. Ordonez rf 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 .319
M. Cabrera 1b 5 2 2 1 0 2 0 .291
G. Sheffield dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .223
M. Thames lf 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 .239
    M. Joyce lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
E. Renteria ss 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 .268
M. Hessman 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .214
D. Ryan c 3 1 1 2 1 0 2 .250
 Totals 39 7 13 7 2 7 17  
 Batting
2B - C Granderson (24, G Perkins); M Thames (11, G Perkins); G Sheffield (15, G Perkins); E Renteria (18, G Perkins).
HR - D Ryan (1, 2nd inning off G Perkins 1 on, 2 Out), M Cabrera (32, 6th inning off G Perkins 0 on, 0 Out), M Ordonez (18, 7th inning off B Bonser 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Thames.
RBI - D Ryan 2 (2), M Cabrera (113), M Thames 2 (51), C Granderson (57), M Ordonez (86).
2-out RBI - D Ryan 2, C Granderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Sheffield 1, M Ordonez 1, P Polanco 2.
GIDP - M Ordonez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - M Hessman (1, throw).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf-cf 4 3 2 0 1 1 0 .301
A. Casilla 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .293
J. Mauer c 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .326
J. Morneau 1b 3 1 1 4 0 0 3 .310
J. Kubel dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .275
D. Young lf 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .286
B. Buscher 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .296
N. Punto ss 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .285
C. Gomez cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
    J. Pridie ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
 Totals 37 5 11 5 1 6 16  
 Batting
3B - J Morneau (4, C Lambert).
SF - J Morneau 2.
RBI - B Buscher (44), J Morneau 4 (117).
2-out RBI - B Buscher, J Morneau 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Punto 1, J Kubel 1, D Young 1, C Gomez 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - N Punto (11, 2nd base off C Lambert/D Ryan), D Span (15, 2nd base off C Lambert/D Ryan).
 
 Fielding
E - N Punto (9, ground ball); B Buscher (10, throw).
Outfield assists - D Young (M Thames at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (A Casilla-N Punto-J Morneau).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lambert (W, 1-1) 5.0 7 4 3 1 3 0 6.17
B. Seay (H, 11) 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.78
K. Farnsworth (H, 14) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.64
F. Rodney (S, 10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.33
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Perkins (L, 12-4) 5.2 9 5 3 2 4 2 4.11
C. Breslow 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.27
B. Bonser 1.1 1 2 1 0 1 1 6.12
E. Guardado 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.27
J. Nathan 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.05
WP - B Seay.
Pitches-strikes - C Lambert 85-55; B Seay 36-21; K Farnsworth 13-10; F Rodney 17-11; G Perkins 97-62; C Breslow 4-2; B Bonser 24-17; E Guardado 23-14; J Nathan 9-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Lambert 3-9; B Seay 1-4; K Farnsworth 0-1; F Rodney 1-2; G Perkins 6-6; C Breslow 0-0; B Bonser 1-2; E Guardado 0-2; J Nathan 2-0.
Batters faced - C Lambert 24; B Seay 8; K Farnsworth 4; F Rodney 4; G Perkins 27; C Breslow 1; B Bonser 6; E Guardado 5; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Tim Tschida.
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 31,236.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Sunday, Sep 7, 2008 5:24 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Granderson Curtis Granderson
3-4
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Morneau Justin Morneau
1-3
4 RBI