Detroit 5, NY Yankees 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 9 0
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 1
WP: M. Scherzer (1-0)
LP: F. Garcia (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to right, M. Ordonez scored
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow center, A. Jackson scored, D. Kelly to second
- V. Martinez singled to shallow center, D. Kelly scored, M. Cabrera to second
Bot 8th: NY Yankees
- C. Granderson homered to deep right
Top 9th: Detroit
- D. Kelly singled to shallow center, B. Inge scored
Bot 9th: NY Yankees
- N. Swisher homered to deep right
- A. Jones hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Posada scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
A. Jackson cf 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .000
M. Ordonez rf 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429
    D. Kelly pr-rf 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500
D. Young lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .222
M. Cabrera 1b 4 1 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 .429
V. Martinez dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .286
A. Avila c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .000
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .250
W. Betemit 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Inge 3b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
R. Santiago 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 5 9 5 1 1 10 1 15  
 Batting
HR - M Cabrera (1, 1st inning off F Garcia 1 on, 2 Out).
S - R Santiago 2.
RBI - D Kelly (1), M Cabrera 3 (3), V Martinez (1).
2-out RBI - D Kelly, M Cabrera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Kelly 1, J Peralta 3.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - M Cabrera (1, 2nd base off C Wade/R Martin).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .200
C. Granderson cf 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .286
R. Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 .444
A. Rodriguez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .143
N. Swisher rf 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .286
J. Posada dh 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .500
R. Martin c 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .167
B. Gardner lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167
    E. Chavez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
    A. Jones lf 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 3 5 3 2 6 9 0 17  
 Batting
3B - J Posada (1, J Valverde).
HR - C Granderson (1, 8th inning off J Benoit 0 on, 0 Out), N Swisher (1, 9th inning off J Valverde 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - A Jones.
RBI - C Granderson (1), N Swisher (1), A Jones (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 2, R Cano 1, M Teixeira 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - D Jeter (1, throw).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
M. Scherzer (W, 1-0) 6.0 2 0 0 4 5 0 1.00 0.00  
J. Benoit (H, 1) 2.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 0.50 4.50  
J. Valverde 1.0 2 2 2 2 1 1 4.00 18.00  
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
F. Garcia (L, 0-1) 5.1 6 4 3 0 6 1 1.12 5.06  
B. Logan 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00  
C. Wade 2.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 1.50 0.00  
L. Ayala 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.25 6.75  
BALK - B Logan.
HBP - R Martin (by M Scherzer); B Inge (by L Ayala).
Pitches-strikes - M Scherzer 104-61; J Benoit 23-16; J Valverde 34-20; F Garcia 77-52; B Logan 8-7; C Wade 37-23; L Ayala 19-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Scherzer 5-8; J Benoit 0-4; J Valverde 1-3; F Garcia 10-3; B Logan 0-0; C Wade 1-1; L Ayala 3-0.
Batters faced - M Scherzer 25; J Benoit 7; J Valverde 7; F Garcia 23; B Logan 2; C Wade 9; L Ayala 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Ted Barrett. LF--Bill Welke. RF--Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, right to left.

Updated on Monday, Oct 3, 2011 3:00 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 NY Yankees
C. Granderson Curtis Granderson
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI