Minnesota 3, Detroit 0
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3 9 0
WP: B. Duensing (4-1) S: J. Nathan (42)
LP: R. Porcello (13-9)
(75-72)
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Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left, J. Kubel scored
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- D. Young doubled to left, J. Kubel scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
R. Raburn lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
P. Polanco 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .277
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .288
M. Cabrera 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .330
M. Thames dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254
B. Inge 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
    A. Avila ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .286
C. Granderson cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
G. Laird c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .224
    A. Huff ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .245
A. Everett ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .242
    R. Santiago ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
 Totals 32 0 5 0 0 2 3 0 12  
 Batting
2B - M Thames (11, B Duensing); C Granderson (21, J Nathan).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Raburn 1, G Laird 2, A Huff 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (P Polanco-A Everett-M Cabrera).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .268
J. Mauer c 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .373
J. Kubel rf 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .303
    C. Gomez cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 .274
D. Young lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .264
J. Morales dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .368
    A. Casilla pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .196
M. Tolbert 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .207
N. Punto 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .228
 Totals 31 3 9 3 1 3 4 1 13  
 Batting
2B - J Kubel (31, R Porcello); D Young (13, R Porcello).
HR - M Cuddyer (27, 4th inning off R Porcello 1 on, 1 Out).
S - D Span.
RBI - M Cuddyer 2 (80), D Young (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 1, M Tolbert 2, N Punto 1.
GIDP - J Mauer.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Casilla (11, 2nd base off R Perry/G Laird).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Porcello (L, 13-9) 6.0 8 3 3 1 1 1 1.33 4.22  
F. Ni 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.08 2.83  
R. Perry 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.55 3.93  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Duensing (W, 4-1) 6.1 4 0 0 1 1 0 1.31 3.22  
J. Mijares (H, 24) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.12 2.17  
J. Rauch (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 3.00  
J. Nathan (S, 42) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.97 2.21  
IBB - J Mauer (by F Ni).
HPB - P Polanco (by J Rauch).
Pitches-strikes - R Porcello 100-66; F Ni 23-10; R Perry 19-13; B Duensing 103-66; J Mijares 8-4; J Rauch 15-9; J Nathan 19-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Porcello 12-8; F Ni 0-1; R Perry 1-0; B Duensing 10-10; J Mijares 0-2; J Rauch 1-1; J Nathan 1-0.
Batters faced - R Porcello 26; F Ni 5; R Perry 4; B Duensing 24; J Mijares 2; J Rauch 4; J Nathan 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Mike Winters.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 19, 2009 4:31 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Thames Marcus Thames
2-4
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer Michael Cuddyer
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI