Detroit 12, Oakland 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 8 1
Detroit 1 1 1 0 2 3 0 4 X 12 14 0
WP: D. Downs (2-1)
LP: A.J. Griffin (6-1)
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Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- B. Moss singled to shallow right, J. Reddick scored, Y. Cespedes to second
Bot 1st: Detroit
- M. Cabrera hit sacrifice fly to right, A. Jackson scored
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- J. Peralta homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Detroit
- P. Fielder homered to deep right, M. Cabrera scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- A. Jackson doubled to left, O. Infante scored, G. Laird to third
- Q. Berry doubled to right, G. Laird and A. Jackson scored
Top 7th: Oakland
- Y. Cespedes singled to left, J. Reddick scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep left center, G. Laird, A. Jackson and A. Garcia scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .251
    C. Carter ph-1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .251
S. Smith lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
    J. Weeks ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
J. Reddick rf-cf 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .254
    D. Barton ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
Y. Cespedes dh 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 .291
B. Moss 1b-rf 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .268
S. Drew ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 .216
J. Donaldson 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .235
G. Kottaras c 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .210
C. Pennington 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .211
 Totals 34 2 8 2 0 4 9 0 13  
 Batting
2B - J Reddick (28, P Coke); B Moss (10, B Villarreal); G Kottaras (2, J Benoit).
RBI - Y Cespedes (72), B Moss (39).
2-out RBI - Y Cespedes, B Moss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Drew 4, C Pennington 1.
GIDP - C Carter.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - S Drew (5, field).
DP - 1 (J Donaldson-C Pennington-C Carter).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 5 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .307
Q. Berry lf 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .272
    A. Garcia rf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
M. Cabrera 3b 4 3 3 6 2 0 0 0 1 .333
    D. Worth 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
P. Fielder 1b 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 .305
    D. Kelly pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
D. Young dh 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .270
A. Dirks rf-lf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .305
J. Peralta ss 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .248
O. Infante 2b 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .251
G. Laird c 3 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .280
 Totals 36 12 14 12 4 4 4 0 10  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (26, E Scribner); Q Berry (10, E Scribner); M Cabrera (38, A Griffin).
HR - M Cabrera 2 (40, 3rd inning off A Griffin 0 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off J Chavez 3 on, 0 Out), P Fielder (27, 5th inning off A Griffin 1 on, 1 Out), J Peralta (12, 2nd inning off A Griffin 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - M Cabrera.
RBI - A Jackson (61), Q Berry 2 (27), M Cabrera 6 (129), P Fielder 2 (100), J Peralta (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 1, D Young 1.
GIDP - D Young.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Downs-J Peralta-P Fielder).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A.J. Griffin (L, 6-1) 4.2 8 5 5 1 3 3 0.98 2.45  
P. Figueroa 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.33 2.00  
E. Scribner 1.0 2 3 3 3 0 0 1.25 3.51  
J. Chavez 1.0 4 4 4 0 0 1 1.90 10.27  
J. Blevins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.06 2.47  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Scherzer 2.0 2 1 1 2 4 0 1.27 3.78  
D. Downs (W, 2-1) 2.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.12 1.93  
B. Villarreal 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.14 2.29  
P. Coke 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.59 3.61  
J. Benoit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.11 3.34  
L. Marte 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.25 3.44  
HBP - P Fielder (by J Chavez); J Donaldson (by D Downs).
Pitches-strikes - A Griffin 100-66; P Figueroa 5-4; E Scribner 34-19; J Chavez 22-15; J Blevins 2-2; M Scherzer 44-25; D Downs 41-23; B Villarreal 17-8; P Coke 24-17; J Benoit 15-9; L Marte 9-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Griffin 6-7; P Figueroa 0-0; E Scribner 3-1; J Chavez 3-3; J Blevins 1-1; M Scherzer 1-1; D Downs 5-2; B Villarreal 0-2; P Coke 2-3; J Benoit 2-1; L Marte 0-2.
Batters faced - A Griffin 23; P Figueroa 1; E Scribner 8; J Chavez 8; J Blevins 2; M Scherzer 10; D Downs 11; B Villarreal 4; P Coke 7; J Benoit 4; L Marte 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 56 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 5:43 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
B. Moss Brandon Moss
3-4
1 RBI
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
3-4, 2 HR
6 RBI