Detroit 3, Oakland 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Detroit 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 X 3 7 0
WP: J. Verlander (1-0) S: J. Valverde (1)
LP: J. Parker (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- C. Crisp homered to right
Bot 1st: Detroit
- M. Cabrera grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, A. Jackson scored, Q. Berry out at second
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- Q. Berry singled, O. Infante to third, O. Infante scored on pitcher J. Parker's fielding error
Bot 5th: Detroit
- A. Avila homered to deep left
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250
S. Drew ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Y. Cespedes lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .333
B. Moss 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .000
J. Reddick rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 .000
J. Donaldson 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .000
S. Smith dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .000
D. Norris c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
    G. Kottaras ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Pennington 2b 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .500
 Totals 31 1 4 1 1 4 14 0 15  
 Batting
2B - S Drew (1, J Verlander).
HR - C Crisp (1, 1st inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Crisp (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Moss 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Parker (1, field).
DP - 2 (S Drew-C Pennington-B Moss, D Norris-C Pennington).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
A. Jackson cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250
Q. Berry lf 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .667
    A. Garcia ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Cabrera 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000
P. Fielder 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
D. Young dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
A. Dirks rf-lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
J. Peralta ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .000
A. Avila c 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .667
O. Infante 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
 Totals 29 3 7 1 1 1 6 1 10  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (1, J Parker); O Infante (1, J Parker).
HR - A Avila (1, 5th inning off J Parker 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Avila (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 1, P Fielder 1.
GIDP - M Cabrera.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - Q Berry (1, 2nd base off J Parker/D Norris).
CS - D Young (1, 2nd base by J Parker/D Norris).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
J. Parker (L, 0-1) 6.1 7 3 2 1 5 1 1.26 2.84  
P. Neshek 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00  
J. Blevins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 1-0) 7.0 3 1 1 4 11 1 1.00 1.29  
J. Benoit (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 0.00  
J. Valverde (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00  
HBP - D Young (by J Parker).
Pitches-strikes - J Parker 96-58; P Neshek 8-6; J Blevins 10-8; J Verlander 121-79; J Benoit 14-10; J Valverde 11-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Parker 7-8; P Neshek 1-0; J Blevins 0-1; J Verlander 6-7; J Benoit 1-1; J Valverde 0-1.
Batters faced - J Parker 26; P Neshek 2; J Blevins 3; J Verlander 28; J Benoit 4; J Valverde 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Dana DeMuth. 3B--Eric Cooper. LF--Wally Bell. RF--Scott Barry.
Weather: 49 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, out to left.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 3:39 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
C. Crisp Coco Crisp
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
A. Avila Alex Avila
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Sat Oct 6, 2012
Oakland 1
Detroit 3
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Cincinnati 5
San Francisco 2
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