Detroit 8, Cleveland 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(81-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 1 8 13 0
Cleveland 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 6 6 1
WP: J. Verlander (22-5) S: J. Valverde (42)
LP: J. Masterson (11-9)
(70-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Detroit
- A. Jackson struck out swinging
- W. Rhymes walked
- A. Dirks struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera grounded into fielder's choice, W. Rhymes out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 0, Cleveland 0

  Bottom 1st: Cleveland
- E. Carrera struck out swinging
- K. Fukudome flied out to left
- A. Cabrera struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 0, Cleveland 0

  Top 2nd: Detroit
- V. Martinez struck out swinging
- A. Avila grounded out to second
- W. Betemit grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 0, Cleveland 0

  Bottom 2nd: Cleveland
- C. Santana walked
- J. Thome lined out to center
- C. Santana to second on wild pitch
- S. Duncan homered to deep left, C. Santana scored
- L. Chisenhall popped out to shallow left
- J. Donald grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 3rd: Detroit
- D. Kelly grounded out to first
- R. Santiago walked
- A. Jackson struck out swinging
- W. Rhymes grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 0, Cleveland 2

  Bottom 3rd: Cleveland
- T. Crowe struck out swinging
- E. Carrera struck out looking
- K. Fukudome flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 0, Cleveland 2

  Top 4th: Detroit
- A. Dirks grounded out to second
- M. Cabrera singled to center
- V. Martinez doubled to left, M. Cabrera to third
- A. Avila hit sacrifice fly to right center, M. Cabrera scored, V. Martinez to third
- W. Betemit doubled to right, V. Martinez scored
- D. Kelly flied out to shallow left

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Cleveland 2

  Bottom 4th: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera struck out swinging
- C. Santana struck out swinging
- J. Thome doubled to deep left center
- S. Duncan homered to deep left, J. Thome scored
- L. Chisenhall flied out to right

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Cleveland 4

  Top 5th: Detroit
- R. Santiago singled to shallow center
- A. Jackson lined out to right center
- W. Rhymes ground rule double to deep center, R. Santiago to third
- A. Dirks struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera walked
- V. Martinez lined out to second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Cleveland 4

  Bottom 5th: Cleveland
- J. Donald struck out swinging
- T. Crowe grounded out to pitcher
- E. Carrera grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Cleveland 4

  Top 6th: Detroit
- A. Avila singled to shallow left
- W. Betemit struck out looking
- D. Kelly flied out to right
- R. Santiago grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Cleveland 4

  Bottom 6th: Cleveland
- K. Fukudome grounded out to shortstop
- A. Cabrera popped out to third
- C. Santana walked
- C. Santana stole second
- J. Thome struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 2, Cleveland 4

  Top 7th: Detroit
- A. Jackson singled to right
- W. Rhymes safe at first on first baseman S. Duncan's fielding error, A. Jackson to second
- A. Dirks reached on bunt single, A. Jackson to third, W. Rhymes to second
- J. Smith relieved J. Masterson
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow left, A. Jackson scored, W. Rhymes to third, A. Dirks to second
- T. Sipp relieved J. Smith
- V. Martinez homered to deep left, W. Rhymes, A. Dirks and M. Cabrera scored
- A. Avila lined out to left center
- W. Betemit walked
- D. Kelly struck out swinging
- R. Santiago fouled out to catcher

5 runs, 4 hits, 1 errors
Detroit 7, Cleveland 4

  Bottom 7th: Cleveland
- D. Worth at second
- B. Inge at third
- R. Perry relieved J. Verlander
- S. Duncan singled to shallow left
- P. Coke relieved R. Perry
- L. Chisenhall homered to right, S. Duncan scored
- J. Donald singled to right center
- T. Crowe grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, J. Donald out at second
- E. Carrera grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 7, Cleveland 6

  Top 8th: Detroit
- R. Perez relieved T. Sipp
- A. Jackson flied out to right
- D. Worth singled to center
- R. Raburn hit for A. Dirks
- R. Raburn flied out to right
- V. Pestano relieved R. Perez
- M. Cabrera flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 7, Cleveland 6

  Bottom 8th: Cleveland
- R. Raburn in left field
- J. Benoit relieved P. Coke
- K. Fukudome grounded out to second
- A. Cabrera struck out swinging
- C. Santana struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 7, Cleveland 6

  Top 9th: Detroit
- V. Martinez grounded out to second
- A. Avila doubled to left
- B. Inge popped out to shortstop
- D. Kelly tripled to deep right, A. Avila scored
- R. Santiago walked
- A. Jackson struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, Cleveland 6

  Bottom 9th: Cleveland
- J. Valverde relieved J. Benoit
- J. Thome grounded out to shortstop
- S. Duncan struck out swinging
- L. Chisenhall grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 8, Cleveland 6
 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
V. Martinez Victor Martinez
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Cleveland
S. Duncan Shelley Duncan
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI