Detroit 5, Minnesota 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(63-55)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 5 12 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 0
WP: M. Scherzer (12-6)
LP: C. De Vries (2-4)
(50-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Detroit
- A. Jackson popped out to shallow right
- A. Dirks struck out swinging
- M. Cabrera homered to right
- P. Fielder singled to center
- A. Avila struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- B. Revere struck out looking
- D. Mastroianni struck out swinging
- J. Mauer singled to shallow center
- J. Willingham grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 0

  Top 2nd: Detroit
- D. Young grounded out to shortstop
- J. Peralta lined out to center
- O. Infante flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau walked
- R. Doumit walked, J. Morneau to second
- T. Plouffe struck out swinging
- J. Carroll struck out swinging
- A. Casilla struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 0

  Top 3rd: Detroit
- Q. Berry struck out swinging
- A. Jackson grounded out to shortstop
- A. Dirks walked
- M. Cabrera flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 1, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- B. Revere singled to shallow center
- B. Revere caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- D. Mastroianni singled to shortstop
- J. Mauer struck out looking
- J. Willingham flied out to right

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

  Top 4th: Detroit
- P. Fielder grounded out to second
- A. Avila singled to right
- D. Young homered to deep left, A. Avila scored
- J. Peralta doubled to left center
- O. Infante grounded out to shortstop, J. Peralta to third
- Q. Berry walked
- A. Jackson popped out to first

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau grounded out to second
- R. Doumit lined out to right
- T. Plouffe struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 3, Minnesota 0

  Top 5th: Detroit
- A. Dirks doubled to center
- M. Cabrera singled to left center, A. Dirks scored
- P. Fielder singled to shallow center, M. Cabrera to second
- J. Manship relieved C. De Vries
- A. Avila flied out to left
- D. Young lined out to center
- J. Peralta flied out to center

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Carroll popped out to second
- A. Casilla grounded out to second
- B. Revere grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Minnesota 0

  Top 6th: Detroit
- O. Infante flied out to right
- Q. Berry singled to left
- A. Jackson struck out looking
- Q. Berry stole second
- A. Dirks flied out to right center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- D. Mastroianni struck out swinging
- J. Mauer grounded out to second
- J. Willingham struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Minnesota 0

  Top 7th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera grounded out to third
- P. Fielder hit by pitch
- A. Avila grounded into fielder's choice, P. Fielder out at second
- D. Young struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to center
- R. Doumit lined out to shortstop
- T. Plouffe grounded out to second, J. Morneau to third
- J. Carroll struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 4, Minnesota 0

  Top 8th: Detroit
- J. Gray relieved J. Manship
- J. Peralta ground rule double to shallow left
- O. Infante singled to shallow right center, J. Peralta scored
- Q. Berry flied out to left
- A. Jackson flied out to right
- A. Dirks struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- O. Dotel relieved M. Scherzer
- A. Casilla flied out to left center
- B. Revere tripled to deep center
- D. Mastroianni struck out swinging
- J. Mauer singled to center, B. Revere scored
- J. Willingham struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Minnesota 1

  Top 9th: Detroit
- G. Perkins relieved J. Gray
- M. Cabrera flied out to right
- P. Fielder singled to shallow right
- A. Avila grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, P. Fielder out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- J. Benoit relieved O. Dotel
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- R. Doumit struck out swinging
- T. Plouffe lined out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Detroit 5, Minnesota 1
 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
2-4
1 RBI