Minnesota 6, Detroit 5, 12 innings
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(86-77)
  Final 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Detroit 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 12 1
Minnesota 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 6 12 0
WP: B. Keppel (1-1)
LP: F. Rodney (2-5)
(87-76)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to shallow center, C. Granderson scored
- M. Cabrera homered to deep center, M. Ordonez scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- M. Tolbert scored on R. Porcello's fielding error
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel homered to deep right center
Bot 7th: Minnesota
- O. Cabrera homered to deep left, N. Punto scored
Top 8th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez homered to deep left
Top 10th: Detroit
- B. Inge doubled to left, D. Kelly scored
Bot 10th: Minnesota
- M. Tolbert singled to shallow center, M. Cuddyer scored, A. Casilla to third
Bot 12th: Minnesota
- A. Casilla singled to right, C. Gomez scored, D. Young to second
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .249
P. Polanco 2b 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .285
M. Ordonez rf 5 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 .310
    C. Thomas rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
M. Cabrera 1b 5 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 .324
C. Guillen dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .242
    W. Ramirez pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364
    A. Huff phdh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
    D. Kelly pr-dh 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
R. Raburn lf 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 .291
B. Inge 3b 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 6 .230
G. Laird c 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 .225
R. Santiago ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
    A. Everett pr-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238
 Totals 46 5 12 5 2 6 8 0 26  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (34, S Baker); B Inge (16, J Crain).
HR - M Ordonez (9, 8th inning off M Guerrier 0 on, 0 Out), M Cabrera (34, 3rd inning off S Baker 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Ordonez 2 (50), M Cabrera 2 (103), B Inge (84).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez, M Cabrera 2, B Inge.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Polanco 1, G Laird 5.
GIDP - G Laird.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - R Porcello (2, throw).
Outfield assists - R Raburn.
DP - 1 (R Raburn-G Laird).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf-rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .311
O. Cabrera ss 6 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 .284
J. Mauer c 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 .365
J. Kubel rf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 4 .300
    C. Gomez cf 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .229
M. Cuddyer 1b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .276
D. Young lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .284
J. Morales dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .311
    B. Harris phdh-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .261
    A. Casilla pr-dh 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .202
M. Tolbert 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 .232
N. Punto 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .228
 Totals 44 6 12 5 2 6 11 0 17  
 Batting
2B - J Mauer (30, R Porcello).
3B - M Cuddyer (7, F Rodney).
HR - O Cabrera (9, 7th inning off Z Miner 1 on, 1 Out), J Kubel (28, 6th inning off R Porcello 0 on, 2 Out).
S - D Span.
RBI - O Cabrera 2 (77), J Kubel (103), A Casilla (17), M Tolbert (19).
2-out RBI - J Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 2, C Gomez 1, M Tolbert 2.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Tolbert-N Punto-M Cuddyer, O Cabrera-M Cuddyer).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Porcello 5.2 4 2 1 2 8 1 1.34 3.96  
Z. Miner (BS, 4) 0.2 4 2 2 0 1 1 1.58 4.29  
F. Ni 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 2.61  
B. Lyon 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.11 2.86  
F. Rodney (L, 2-5) 3.0 4 2 2 3 1 0 1.47 4.40  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. Baker 6.0 6 3 3 2 2 1 1.19 4.36  
J. Rauch 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.21 1.72  
J. Mijares 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 2.34  
M. Guerrier 0.2 1 1 1 2 0 1 0.97 2.36  
J. Nathan 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.93 2.10  
J. Crain 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 0 1.45 4.70  
R. Mahay 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.67 4.29  
B. Keppel (W, 1-1) 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.56 4.83  
IBB - J Mauer (by F Rodney); D Young (by F Rodney); R Raburn (by B Keppel).
HPB - B Harris (by Z Miner); A Huff (by J Crain).
Pitches-strikes - R Porcello 92-59; Z Miner 23-15; F Ni 4-3; B Lyon 26-18; F Rodney 48-28; S Baker 91-59; J Rauch 4-3; J Mijares 7-4; M Guerrier 22-11; J Nathan 21-14; J Crain 16-12; R Mahay 4-3; B Keppel 33-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Porcello 6-5; Z Miner 0-3; F Ni 0-1; B Lyon 3-0; F Rodney 8-3; S Baker 4-11; J Rauch 0-1; J Mijares 0-0; M Guerrier 2-1; J Nathan 0-2; J Crain 2-0; R Mahay 0-0; B Keppel 1-0.
Batters faced - R Porcello 23; Z Miner 7; F Ni 1; B Lyon 6; F Rodney 15; S Baker 25; J Rauch 2; J Mijares 1; M Guerrier 5; J Nathan 6; J Crain 6; R Mahay 1; B Keppel 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--Gary Cederstrom. LF--Fieldin Culbreth. RF--Bruce Dreckman.

Updated on Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009 10:32 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
O. Cabrera Orlando Cabrera
1-6, 1 HR
2 RBI