Detroit 14, Oakland 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 2 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 8 13 3
Detroit 3 6 2 1 0 0 1 1 X 14 12 1
WP: C. Fossum (3-1)
LP: G. Gonzalez (1-4)
(70-74)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- D. Barton tripled to deep right, R. Davis scored
- K. Suzuki singled to shortstop, D. Barton scored, J. Cust to second
Bot 1st: Detroit
- M. Ordonez homered to deep left, P. Polanco scored
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- B. Inge tripled to deep right center, M. Hessman scored
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left, M. Ordonez, B. Inge and M. Cabrera scored
- E. Renteria doubled to deep right center, M. Thames scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
- J. Hannahan doubled to deep left center, K. Suzuki scored
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep center, M. Ordonez scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- B. Inge hit sacrifice fly to center, E. Renteria scored
Top 5th: Oakland
- J. Hannahan singled to center, J. Cust scored, K. Suzuki to second
- E. Patterson singled to right, K. Suzuki scored, J. Hannahan to third, A. Cunningham to second
- C. Pennington walked, J. Hannahan scored, A. Cunningham to third, E. Patterson to second
- R. Davis singled to left, E. Patterson and A. Cunningham scored, C. Pennington to second
Bot 7th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to center, M. Ordonez scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- M. Hessman homered to deep left
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 6 1 2 2 0 0 3 .277
D. Barton 1b 6 1 1 1 0 1 5 .220
R. Sweeney rf 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 .284
J. Cust dh 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .228
K. Suzuki c 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 .289
J. Hannahan 3b 5 1 2 2 0 0 4 .221
A. Cunningham lf 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .333
E. Patterson 2b 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .181
C. Pennington ss 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .211
 Totals 41 8 13 8 5 4 24  
 Batting
2B - J Hannahan (27, Z Miner).
3B - D Barton (5, Z Miner).
RBI - D Barton (44), K Suzuki (38), J Hannahan 2 (45), E Patterson (7), C Pennington (3), R Davis 2 (18).
2-out RBI - J Hannahan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 2, E Patterson 2, A Cunningham 2.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - C Pennington 2 (5, throw 2); R Sweeney (1, dropped foul ball).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 6 0 0 0 0 2 2 .305
P. Polanco 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .306
M. Ordonez rf 3 4 3 2 2 0 0 .323
    M. Joyce rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
M. Cabrera 1b 4 2 2 3 0 1 1 .293
G. Sheffield dh 5 2 2 5 0 0 2 .225
M. Thames lf 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .238
    R. Raburn lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .240
E. Renteria ss 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 .270
M. Hessman 3b 3 2 1 1 0 0 2 .235
B. Inge c 3 1 1 2 1 1 3 .214
 Totals 37 14 12 14 5 7 13  
 Batting
2B - E Renteria (19, J Outman); M Ordonez (31, A Embree).
3B - B Inge (4, G Gonzalez); E Renteria (2, J Outman).
HR - M Ordonez (19, 1st inning off G Gonzalez 1 on, 1 Out), G Sheffield 2 (16, 1st inning off G Gonzalez 0 on, 2 Out, 2nd inning off G Gonzalez 3 on, 2 Out), M Cabrera (33, 3rd inning off J Outman 1 on, 2 Out), M Hessman (2, 8th inning off J Gray 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - B Inge.
RBI - M Ordonez 2 (88), G Sheffield 5 (50), B Inge 2 (46), E Renteria (48), M Cabrera 3 (116), M Hessman (3).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield 5, E Renteria, M Cabrera 3, M Hessman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 1, B Inge 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - E Renteria (6, 2nd base off S Casilla/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - E Renteria (15, ground ball).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Gonzalez (L, 1-4) 1.2 5 9 8 2 1 3 9.32
J. Outman 2.1 4 3 3 0 1 1 6.23
S. Casilla 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.38
A. Embree 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 4.80
J. Gray 1.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 9.00
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Miner 4.1 11 8 8 2 3 0 4.29
A. Lopez 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.69
C. Fossum (W, 3-1) 2.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.02
C. Rapada 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.24
G. Glover 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.05
HBP - M Hessman 2 (by G Gonzalez, J Outman); M Cabrera (by G Gonzalez); C Pennington (by C Fossum).
Pitches-strikes - G Gonzalez 59-35; J Outman 50-28; S Casilla 38-18; A Embree 21-15; J Gray 20-12; Z Miner 110-71; A Lopez 10-5; C Fossum 36-20; C Rapada 20-11; G Glover 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Gonzalez 3-1; J Outman 1-5; S Casilla 1-4; A Embree 1-0; J Gray 0-1; Z Miner 3-7; A Lopez 0-0; C Fossum 2-5; C Rapada 1-1; G Glover 2-2.
Batters faced - G Gonzalez 15; J Outman 13; S Casilla 8; A Embree 5; J Gray 5; Z Miner 26; A Lopez 2; C Fossum 10; C Rapada 4; G Glover 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Bruce Dreckman. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Time: 3:29.
Attendance: 37,981.
Weather: 74 degrees, rain.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
DETROIT RIGHT FIELDER MAGGLIO ORDONEZ HOMERED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES.

Updated on Monday, Sep 8, 2008 10:47 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
K. Suzuki Kurt Suzuki
3-5
1 RBI
 Detroit
G. Sheffield Gary Sheffield
2-5, 2 HR
5 RBI