Oakland 4, Detroit 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 10 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 8 0
WP: R. Cook (1-0)
LP: J. Valverde (0-1)
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Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Detroit
- A. Jackson singled to shallow left, A. Avila scored
Top 4th: Detroit
- P. Fielder homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Oakland
- S. Drew doubled to center, C. Crisp scored, S. Drew out at third
Top 8th: Detroit
- A. Garcia singled to right, O. Infante scored
Bot 9th: Oakland
- S. Smith doubled to right center, J. Reddick and J. Donaldson scored
- C. Crisp singled to shallow right, S. Smith scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
A. Jackson cf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Q. Berry lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
    A. Garcia ph-rf 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143
M. Cabrera 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .312
P. Fielder 1b 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .188
D. Young dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .231
A. Dirks rf-lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .308
A. Avila c 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .375
O. Infante 2b 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
 Totals 33 3 10 3 1 0 2 0 9  
 Batting
2B - A Dirks (1, A Griffin); A Avila (1, A Griffin).
HR - P Fielder (1, 4th inning off A Griffin 0 on, 0 Out).
S - A Jackson, O Infante.
RBI - A Jackson (1), A Garcia (1), P Fielder (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Young 1, J Peralta 1, A Avila 1.
GIDP - P Fielder, J Peralta.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - P Fielder (1, field).
Outfield assists - A Jackson.
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222
S. Drew ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .267
Y. Cespedes lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333
B. Moss 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .077
J. Reddick rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .143
J. Donaldson 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
S. Smith dh 3 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 .182
D. Norris c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .100
    G. Kottaras ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
C. Pennington 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .273
 Totals 34 4 8 4 0 3 12 0 8  
 Batting
2B - S Drew (2, M Scherzer); J Donaldson (1, J Valverde); S Smith (1, J Valverde).
RBI - C Crisp (2), S Drew (1), S Smith 2 (3).
2-out RBI - C Crisp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Moss 1, C Pennington 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (C Pennington-S Drew-B Moss, S Drew-B Moss).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
M. Scherzer 5.1 3 1 0 1 8 0 0.75 0.00  
O. Dotel (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.00 0.00  
P. Coke (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.00  
A. Alburquerque (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00  
J. Benoit (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.67 6.00  
J. Valverde (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 0.2 4 3 3 0 1 0 2.40 16.20  
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
A.J. Griffin 5.0 7 2 2 0 1 1 1.40 3.60  
J. Blevins 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
S. Doolittle 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.88 3.38  
R. Cook (W, 1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.90 2.70  
WP - M Scherzer.
Pitches-strikes - M Scherzer 91-63; O Dotel 11-5; P Coke 2-1; A Alburquerque 16-9; J Benoit 21-14; J Valverde 14-11; A Griffin 85-57; J Blevins 11-7; S Doolittle 14-12; R Cook 16-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Scherzer 2-4; O Dotel 0-0; P Coke 0-1; A Alburquerque 1-0; J Benoit 1-1; J Valverde 2-2; A Griffin 4-10; J Blevins 5-0; S Doolittle 3-1; R Cook 2-0.
Batters faced - M Scherzer 20; O Dotel 2; P Coke 1; A Alburquerque 3; J Benoit 5; J Valverde 6; A Griffin 21; J Blevins 5; S Doolittle 5; R Cook 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Jim Reynolds. LF--Mark Wegner. RF--Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 58 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 3:17 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Fielder Prince Fielder
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
S. Drew Stephen Drew
2-4
1 RBI