Detroit 6, Minnesota 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(85-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 8 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 6 1
WP: J. Verlander (17-8) S: J. Valverde (33)
LP: P.J. Walters (2-5)
(66-92)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Detroit
- P. Fielder homered to deep center
- J. Peralta doubled to shallow left, A. Dirks scored
Top 8th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep left, A. Jackson and Q. Berry scored
- A. Dirks homered to deep right
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- R. Doumit homered to deep left, D. Span, J. Mauer and J. Morneau scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .299
Q. Berry lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 .263
M. Cabrera 3b 4 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 1 .327
P. Fielder 1b 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .309
D. Young dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .272
A. Dirks rf 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .317
J. Peralta ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .240
A. Avila c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .245
O. Infante 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .263
 Totals 36 6 8 6 3 2 9 3 9  
 Batting
2B - J Peralta (32, P Walters).
HR - M Cabrera (43, 8th inning off C Fien 2 on, 0 Out), P Fielder (29, 2nd inning off P Walters 0 on, 0 Out), A Dirks (8, 8th inning off C Fien 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Cabrera 3 (136), P Fielder (106), A Dirks (35), J Peralta (62).
2-out RBI - A Dirks.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 1, Q Berry 1, M Cabrera 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - A Jackson (12, 2nd base off A Burnett/R Doumit), Q Berry (21, 2nd base off P Walters/R Doumit), O Infante (5, 2nd base off L Perdomo/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
E - J Peralta (7, throw).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Span cf 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .284
B. Revere lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .287
J. Mauer dh 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 .320
J. Morneau 1b 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 .269
R. Doumit c 4 1 1 4 1 0 1 0 3 .277
C. Parmelee rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 .239
T. Plouffe 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .229
J. Carroll 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .263
P. Florimon ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .232
 Totals 34 4 6 4 1 6 10 1 21  
 Batting
2B - T Plouffe (17, J Verlander).
HR - R Doumit (18, 8th inning off J Benoit 3 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R Doumit 4 (75).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Span 1, J Morneau 1, C Parmelee 1, P Florimon 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - B Revere (39, 2nd base off J Verlander/A Avila).
 
 Fielding
E - T Plouffe (18, throw).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 17-8) 7.0 4 1 0 2 8 0 1.06 2.64  
J. Benoit 0.1 1 3 3 2 0 1 1.11 3.60  
A. Alburquerque (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.89 0.00  
J. Valverde (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.27 3.90  
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
P.J. Walters (L, 2-5) 5.0 4 2 2 1 5 1 1.51 5.69  
B. Duensing 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.39 5.07  
A. Burnett 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 1.38 3.54  
C. Fien 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 2 0.99 2.10  
L. Perdomo 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.70 3.52  
BALK - A Alburquerque.
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 117-76; J Benoit 20-9; A Alburquerque 20-13; J Valverde 19-9; P Walters 92-60; B Duensing 16-12; A Burnett 10-4; C Fien 16-10; L Perdomo 18-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 12-4; J Benoit 1-1; A Alburquerque 1-0; J Valverde 0-2; P Walters 6-6; B Duensing 3-0; A Burnett 1-0; C Fien 0-1; L Perdomo 1-1.
Batters faced - J Verlander 28; J Benoit 4; A Alburquerque 4; J Valverde 4; P Walters 21; B Duensing 5; A Burnett 3; C Fien 5; L Perdomo 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, in from left.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 7:41 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
A. Dirks Andy Dirks
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
R. Doumit Ryan Doumit
1-4, 1 HR
4 RBI