Detroit 6, Cleveland 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(82-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 1 0 6 10 0
Cleveland 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 12 1
WP: J. Verlander (17-9) S: F. Rodney (35)
LP: C. Carrasco (0-3)
(61-91)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- M. Brantley singled to shallow right, T. Crowe and A. Marte scored, W. Toregas to third
Top 4th: Detroit
- B. Inge singled to shallow center, A. Huff scored, C. Guillen to third
- G. Laird singled to right center, C. Guillen scored, B. Inge to third
- R. Santiago singled to right, B. Inge scored, G. Laird to third
- C. Granderson grounded out to second, G. Laird scored, R. Santiago to second
Top 7th: Detroit
- C. Guillen doubled to left center, C. Thomas scored, A. Huff to third
Top 8th: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to shallow right, R. Santiago scored, P. Polanco to second advancing on throw
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- T. Hafner doubled to right, S. Choo scored
Bot 9th: Cleveland
- S. Choo homered to deep right, J. Carroll scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 .245
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .284
M. Ordonez rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .295
    C. Thomas pr-rf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
M. Cabrera 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .329
A. Huff dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .245
C. Guillen lf 3 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 .255
    D. Kelly lf 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .236
B. Inge 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .234
G. Laird c 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227
R. Santiago ss 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 .267
 Totals 36 6 10 6 0 6 5 1 15  
 Batting
2B - C Guillen (9, T Sipp); B Inge (13, J Lewis).
S - G Laird.
RBI - C Granderson (64), P Polanco (69), C Guillen (39), B Inge (79), G Laird (32), R Santiago (31).
2-out RBI - P Polanco, C Guillen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Granderson 1, M Ordonez 1, C Thomas 1, A Huff 1, B Inge 2, R Santiago 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - R Santiago (1, 2nd base off C Perez/W Toregas).
CS - C Guillen (3, 2nd base by C Carrasco/W Toregas).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (P Polanco-R Santiago-M Cabrera).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Brantley lf 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 .337
J. Carroll 2b 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .283
S. Choo rf 5 2 2 2 1 0 2 0 2 .304
T. Hafner dh 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .270
    N. Romero pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
J. Peralta 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .262
L. Valbuena ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .235
T. Crowe cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .232
A. Marte 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .242
W. Toregas c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .182
    A. Cabrera ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305
 Totals 38 5 12 5 1 3 11 1 20  
 Batting
2B - T Hafner (18, B Seay); A Marte (4, J Verlander).
HR - S Choo (17, 9th inning off F Rodney 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Brantley 2 (9), S Choo 2 (81), T Hafner (46).
2-out RBI - S Choo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hafner 2, T Crowe 2, A Marte 1.
GIDP - J Carroll.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - M Brantley (4, 2nd base off J Verlander/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - L Valbuena (11, throw).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 17-9) 7.0 7 2 2 2 11 0 1.19 3.41  
B. Seay 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.23 3.88  
B. Lyon (H, 15) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.90  
F. Rodney (S, 35) 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 1.38 3.97  
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Carrasco (L, 0-3) 5.0 6 4 4 3 0 0 2.16 9.00  
J. Lewis 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.30 4.30  
T. Sipp 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.29 3.13  
C. Perez 1.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.12 4.60  
K. Wood 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.35 4.15  
WP - J Verlander, F Rodney.
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 127-80; B Seay 9-5; B Lyon 7-5; F Rodney 31-15; C Carrasco 93-54; J Lewis 23-14; T Sipp 10-6; C Perez 29-15; K Wood 23-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 4-7; B Seay 1-0; B Lyon 1-1; F Rodney 2-2; C Carrasco 11-4; J Lewis 1-1; T Sipp 0-0; C Perez 1-2; K Wood 0-1.
Batters faced - J Verlander 29; B Seay 2; B Lyon 4; F Rodney 6; C Carrasco 24; J Lewis 7; T Sipp 2; C Perez 6; K Wood 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Paul Nauert.

Updated on Friday, Sep 25, 2009 3:45 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Guillen Carlos Guillen
3-3
1 RBI
 Cleveland
S. Choo Shin-Soo Choo
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI