Detroit 5, NY Yankees 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 6 0
Detroit 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 X 5 8 0
WP: J. Verlander (1-0) S: J. Valverde (1)
LP: R. Soriano (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Yankees
- C. Granderson tripled to deep center, D. Jeter scored
- A. Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop, C. Granderson scored
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- R. Santiago singled to shallow left, B. Inge scored, A. Jackson to second
- M. Cabrera grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, A. Jackson scored, R. Santiago to third, D. Young out at second
Bot 5th: Detroit
- R. Santiago doubled to deep left center, B. Inge scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- J. Peralta doubled to deep left center, D. Kelly scored
Top 7th: NY Yankees
- B. Gardner doubled to left center, J. Posada and R. Martin scored
Bot 7th: Detroit
- D. Young homered to deep right
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
D. Jeter ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .267
C. Granderson cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .273
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .308
A. Rodriguez 3b 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 .000
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .091
N. Swisher rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .182
J. Posada dh 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .500
    E. Nunez pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
R. Martin c 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .111
B. Gardner lf 3 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 .333
 Totals 31 4 6 4 0 5 12 1 13  
 Batting
2B - B Gardner (1, J Verlander).
3B - C Granderson (1, J Verlander).
RBI - C Granderson (2), A Rodriguez (2), B Gardner 2 (4).
2-out RBI - B Gardner 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 2.
GIDP - D Jeter, R Martin.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - E Nunez (1, 2nd base off J Valverde/A Avila).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (A Rodriguez-R Cano-M Teixeira, D Jeter-R Cano-M Teixeira, D Jeter-R Cano-M Teixeira).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
A. Jackson cf 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .000
R. Santiago 2b 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .333
D. Young lf 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .333
M. Cabrera 1b 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .333
V. Martinez dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .182
M. Ordonez rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .375
    D. Kelly rf 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500
J. Peralta ss 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .273
A. Avila c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000
B. Inge 3b 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500
 Totals 27 5 8 4 1 6 5 0 12  
 Batting
2B - R Santiago (1, C Sabathia); J Peralta (1, C Sabathia); B Inge (1, C Sabathia).
HR - D Young (2, 7th inning off R Soriano 0 on, 1 Out).
S - A Jackson, A Avila.
RBI - R Santiago 2 (2), D Young (2), J Peralta (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 1, V Martinez 3, B Inge 1.
GIDP - R Santiago, M Cabrera, J Peralta.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Peralta-R Santiago-M Cabrera, M Cabrera-J Peralta).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
C. Sabathia 5.1 7 4 4 6 3 0 1.91 6.14  
R. Soriano (L, 0-1) 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0.60 5.40  
D. Robertson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 1-0) 8.0 6 4 4 3 11 0 1.22 5.00  
J. Valverde (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.00 9.00  
WP - C Sabathia.
IBB - M Cabrera (by C Sabathia).
HBP - J Peralta (by D Robertson); R Martin (by J Verlander).
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 106-62; R Soriano 22-12; D Robertson 14-9; J Verlander 120-74; J Valverde 19-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 6-4; R Soriano 1-4; D Robertson 2-0; J Verlander 5-8; J Valverde 0-2.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 26; R Soriano 6; D Robertson 4; J Verlander 32; J Valverde 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Dan Iassogna. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Bill Welke. LF--Tony Randazzo. RF--Eric Cooper.
Weather: 56 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.

Updated on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011 2:40 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
B. Gardner Brett Gardner
2-3
2 RBI
 Detroit
R. Santiago Ramon Santiago
2-4
2 RBI
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