Detroit 8, NY Yankees 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(95-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Yankees 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2
Detroit 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 1 X 8 16 1
WP: M. Scherzer (1-0)
LP: C. Sabathia (0-1)
(88-74)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- D. Young singled to right, O. Infante scored, P. Fielder to second
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- A. Garcia singled to shortstop, P. Fielder scored, D. Young to third, A. Dirks to second
Bot 4th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep left, O. Infante scored
- J. Peralta homered to deep left, D. Young scored
Top 6th: NY Yankees
- N. Swisher doubled to deep right center, E. Nunez scored
Bot 7th: Detroit
- A. Jackson homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Detroit
- J. Peralta homered to deep left
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
I. Suzuki lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .353
N. Swisher rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .250
R. Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .056
M. Teixeira 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200
R. Ibanez dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .231
    A. Rodriguez ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111
E. Chavez 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000
    J. Nix ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
R. Martin c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .143
    C. Granderson ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
B. Gardner cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
    C. Stewart c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
E. Nunez ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333
 Totals 30 1 2 1 0 3 12 1 8  
 Batting
2B - N Swisher (2, M Scherzer).
3B - E Nunez (1, M Scherzer).
RBI - N Swisher (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Swisher 1, A Rodriguez 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - E Nunez (1, 2nd base off M Scherzer/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - M Teixeira (1, field); E Nunez (1, field).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
A. Jackson cf 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 .353
O. Infante 2b 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222
M. Cabrera 3b 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .312
P. Fielder 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .235
D. Young dh 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .353
J. Peralta ss 5 2 2 3 2 0 1 0 4 .389
A. Dirks lf 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .222
A. Garcia rf 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .455
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .125
 Totals 42 8 16 8 4 2 4 1 18  
 Batting
2B - A Dirks (1, C Sabathia); A Garcia (1, J Chamberlain).
HR - A Jackson (1, 7th inning off D Lowe 0 on, 0 Out), M Cabrera (1, 4th inning off C Sabathia 1 on, 1 Out), J Peralta 2 (2, 4th inning off C Sabathia 1 on, 2 Out, 8th inning off D Robertson 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Jackson (1), M Cabrera 2 (4), D Young (6), J Peralta 3 (3), A Garcia (3).
2-out RBI - D Young, J Peralta 2, A Garcia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 1, P Fielder 1, J Peralta 1, A Garcia 1, G Laird 4.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - A Garcia (1, 2nd base off C Sabathia/R Martin).
 
 Fielding
E - P Fielder (1, field).
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
C. Sabathia (L, 0-1) 3.2 11 6 5 2 3 2 3.55 12.27  
C. Eppley 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.36 0.00  
C. Rapada 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 0.00  
J. Chamberlain 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 0.00  
D. Lowe 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.80 16.20  
D. Robertson 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 4.50  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
M. Scherzer (W, 1-0) 5.2 2 1 1 2 10 0 0.71 1.59  
D. Smyly 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.43 0.00  
O. Dotel 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.86 0.00  
P. Coke 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.53 0.00  
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 93-59; C Eppley 22-15; C Rapada 2-1; J Chamberlain 23-16; D Lowe 13-9; D Robertson 14-11; M Scherzer 98-69; D Smyly 4-3; O Dotel 17-11; P Coke 25-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 6-9; C Eppley 3-1; C Rapada 1-0; J Chamberlain 3-2; D Lowe 2-2; D Robertson 1-1; M Scherzer 3-6; D Smyly 0-1; O Dotel 0-1; P Coke 3-2.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 25; C Eppley 5; C Rapada 1; J Chamberlain 5; D Lowe 4; D Robertson 4; M Scherzer 22; D Smyly 1; O Dotel 4; P Coke 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Gary Cederstrom. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Jeff Kellogg. LF--Rob Drake. RF--Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 19 mph, right to left.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 8:08 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Yankees
N. Swisher Nick Swisher
1-4
1 RBI
 Detroit
J. Peralta Jhonny Peralta
2-5, 2 HR
3 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Thu Oct 18, 2012
NY Yankees 1
Detroit 8
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San Francisco 3
St. Louis 8
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