Minnesota 10, Detroit 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 10 13 1
Detroit 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 6 1
WP: S. Diamond (12-8)
LP: M. Scherzer (16-7)
(80-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera doubled to shallow left, O. Infante scored
- D. Young singled to right, M. Cabrera scored
Top 6th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled, B. Revere scored
- J. Morneau singled to shallow left, J. Mauer scored
- T. Plouffe singled to shallow left, J. Willingham scored, J. Morneau to third, R. Doumit to second
- E. Escobar struck out swinging, J. Morneau scored, R. Doumit to third on wild pitch
- P. Florimon grounded into fielder's choice, R. Doumit scored, T. Plouffe out at second
Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to shallow left, B. Revere scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- E. Escobar singled to shallow center, R. Doumit scored
- B. Revere singled to shallow left, E. Escobar scored, P. Florimon to second
- J. Mauer tripled to deep center, P. Florimon and B. Revere scored
Bot 9th: Detroit
- A. Garcia singled to left center, D. Kelly and A. Dirks scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .286
B. Revere rf 4 3 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 .294
J. Mauer dh 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 .325
J. Willingham lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .261
    M. Carson lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .275
R. Doumit c 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .275
T. Plouffe 3b 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 .234
E. Escobar 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .213
P. Florimon ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .241
 Totals 39 10 13 9 0 3 9 3 16  
 Batting
2B - J Willingham (30, M Scherzer); R Doumit (32, D Downs).
3B - B Revere (6, M Scherzer); J Mauer (4, L Putkonen).
SF - J Mauer.
RBI - B Revere (32), J Mauer 4 (83), J Morneau (77), T Plouffe (52), E Escobar (9), P Florimon (7).
2-out RBI - B Revere, J Mauer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 2, J Willingham 1, J Morneau 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - B Revere (38, 3rd base off B Villarreal/G Laird), E Escobar (3, 2nd base off M Scherzer/G Laird), P Florimon (3, 2nd base off B Villarreal/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - J Morneau (4, field).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .299
    B. Boesch rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
O. Infante 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
M. Cabrera 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .331
    D. Worth 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
P. Fielder 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .306
    D. Kelly 1b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .187
D. Young dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .269
J. Peralta ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .243
A. Dirks lf 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .313
A. Garcia rf-cf 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 .379
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .277
 Totals 33 4 6 4 0 3 8 0 8  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (39, S Diamond).
RBI - M Cabrera (132), D Young (72), A Garcia 2 (3).
2-out RBI - D Young, A Garcia 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dirks 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - A Garcia (2, 2nd base by S Diamond/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
E - G Laird (3, throw).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. Diamond (W, 12-8) 7.0 4 2 2 3 5 0 1.26 3.64  
C. Fien 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.96 1.39  
A. Burnett 1.0 2 2 0 0 2 0 1.36 3.29  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Scherzer (L, 16-7) 5.0 6 3 3 1 4 0 1.27 3.82  
P. Coke (BS, 2) 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1.64 3.96  
B. Villarreal 1.2 1 1 0 1 2 0 1.14 2.22  
D. Downs 1.0 4 4 4 0 1 0 1.27 3.66  
L. Putkonen 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.95 4.72  
WP - A Burnett, B Villarreal.
Pitches-strikes - S Diamond 104-61; C Fien 18-12; A Burnett 18-12; M Scherzer 86-56; P Coke 6-2; B Villarreal 39-22; D Downs 20-13; L Putkonen 23-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Diamond 10-6; C Fien 0-2; A Burnett 3-0; M Scherzer 4-9; P Coke 0-1; B Villarreal 2-2; D Downs 4-1; L Putkonen 0-3.
Batters faced - S Diamond 27; C Fien 3; A Burnett 6; M Scherzer 22; P Coke 2; B Villarreal 7; D Downs 7; L Putkonen 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--David Rackley. 2B--Chad Fairchild. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 55 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 24, 2012 3:17 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
3-4
4 RBI
 Detroit
A. Garcia Avisail Garcia
2-3
2 RBI