Minnesota 6, Detroit 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(78-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 0
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 X 6 10 0
WP: J. Crain (6-4)
LP: J. Verlander (16-9)
(76-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow center, P. Polanco scored
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- J. Mauer homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Detroit
- A. Huff singled to shallow left, P. Polanco scored, M. Cabrera to second
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel singled to shallow left, D. Span and O. Cabrera scored, J. Mauer to second
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center, J. Mauer and J. Kubel scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250
P. Polanco 2b 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
C. Guillen lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .235
    D. Kelly lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
    R. Raburn ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
M. Cabrera 1b 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333
A. Huff dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .245
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288
    C. Thomas rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
B. Inge 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .235
G. Laird c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .224
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
 Totals 38 2 12 2 0 0 4 0 15  
 Batting
2B - P Polanco (30, J Mijares).
RBI - M Cabrera (92), A Huff (84).
2-out RBI - M Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Granderson 2, C Guillen 1, R Raburn 1, B Inge 1.
GIDP - G Laird.
Team LOB - 10.
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .309
O. Cabrera ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269
J. Mauer c 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .373
J. Kubel rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .303
M. Cuddyer 1b 4 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 .274
D. Young lf 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
    C. Gomez pr-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
J. Morales dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .367
B. Buscher 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .235
    M. Tolbert 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
N. Punto 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .226
 Totals 32 6 10 6 2 2 7 0 9  
 Batting
2B - O Cabrera (32, J Verlander).
HR - J Mauer (28, 1st inning off J Verlander 0 on, 2 Out), M Cuddyer (28, 8th inning off B Lyon 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Mauer (88), J Kubel 2 (86), M Cuddyer 3 (83).
2-out RBI - J Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cuddyer 1, N Punto 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - D Span (10, 2nd base by J Verlander/G Laird), C Gomez (7, 2nd base by J Verlander/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (O Cabrera-N Punto-M Cuddyer).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 16-9) 7.1 9 5 5 2 6 1 1.18 3.44  
B. Lyon 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.06 2.97  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Pavano 7.0 11 2 2 0 4 0 1.35 4.82  
J. Crain (W, 6-4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 5.11  
J. Mijares 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.12 2.15  
M. Guerrier 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.92 2.21  
WP - C Pavano.
IBB - J Mauer (by J Verlander).
HPB - B Inge (by C Pavano).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 128-82; B Lyon 11-9; C Pavano 102-70; J Crain 11-7; J Mijares 13-8; M Guerrier 2-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 9-10; B Lyon 0-2; C Pavano 10-10; J Crain 2-1; J Mijares 0-3; M Guerrier 1-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 31; B Lyon 3; C Pavano 32; J Crain 3; J Mijares 3; M Guerrier 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Jerry Layne.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 20, 2009 5:03 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Polanco Placido Polanco
4-5
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer Michael Cuddyer
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI