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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson struck out looking
- P. Polanco singled to shallow center
- P. Polanco to second on wild pitch
- C. Guillen struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow center, P. Polanco scored
- A. Huff popped out to shallow left

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- D. Span grounded out to first
- O. Cabrera popped out to second
- J. Mauer homered to deep right
- J. Kubel lined out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 1

  Top 2nd: Detroit
- M. Ordonez grounded out to third
- B. Inge hit by pitch
- G. Laird singled to shallow center, B. Inge to second
- A. Everett grounded out to second, B. Inge to third, G. Laird to second
- C. Granderson flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer flied out to deep center
- D. Young singled to center
- J. Morales walked, D. Young to second
- B. Buscher struck out swinging
- N. Punto grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morales out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 1

  Top 3rd: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to shallow right
- C. Guillen popped out to third
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow right, P. Polanco to second
- A. Huff singled to shallow left, P. Polanco scored, M. Cabrera to second
- M. Ordonez grounded into fielder's choice, M. Cabrera to third, A. Huff out at second
- B. Inge flied out to center

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- D. Span singled to left
- D. Span caught stealing, catcher to second
- O. Cabrera struck out swinging
- J. Mauer struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Top 4th: Detroit
- G. Laird popped out to shallow right
- A. Everett grounded out to pitcher
- C. Granderson singled to shallow left
- P. Polanco singled to shallow center, C. Granderson to third
- C. Guillen struck out looking

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- M. Cuddyer flied out to right center
- D. Young struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Top 5th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow right
- A. Huff grounded into fielder's choice, M. Cabrera out at second
- M. Ordonez singled to shallow left, A. Huff to second
- B. Inge singled to shallow right, A. Huff to third, M. Ordonez to second
- G. Laird grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B. Inge out at second

0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morales singled to shallow left
- B. Buscher struck out swinging
- N. Punto flied out to left center
- D. Span flied out to right center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Top 6th: Detroit
- A. Everett popped out to shortstop
- C. Granderson grounded out to second
- P. Polanco grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- O. Cabrera singled to shallow right
- J. Mauer grounded out to first, O. Cabrera to second
- J. Kubel grounded out to shortstop, O. Cabrera to third
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Top 7th: Detroit
- C. Guillen flied out to deep left center
- M. Cabrera flied out to left center
- A. Huff struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- D. Young singled
- C. Gomez ran for D. Young
- J. Morales flied out to left
- C. Gomez caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- B. Buscher grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Top 8th: Detroit
- D. Span in left field
- D. Span in left field
- C. Gomez in center field
- J. Crain relieved C. Pavano
- M. Ordonez grounded out to first
- B. Inge flied out to right
- G. Laird grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- C. Thomas in right field
- D. Kelly in left field
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- D. Span singled to shallow left
- O. Cabrera doubled to left, D. Span to third
- J. Mauer intentionally walked
- J. Kubel singled to shallow left, D. Span and O. Cabrera scored, J. Mauer to second
- B. Lyon relieved J. Verlander
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center, J. Mauer and J. Kubel scored
- C. Gomez flied out to right center
- J. Morales struck out swinging

5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 6

  Top 9th: Detroit
- J. Mijares relieved J. Crain
- M. Tolbert at third
- A. Everett flied out to left
- C. Granderson fouled out to second
- P. Polanco doubled to left center
- M. Guerrier relieved J. Mijares
- R. Raburn hit for D. Kelly
- R. Raburn grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Minnesota 6
 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Polanco Placido Polanco
4-5
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer Michael Cuddyer
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI