San Francisco 8, Detroit 3
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(88-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 8 0
San Francisco 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 X 8 11 0
WP: B. Zito (1-0)
LP: J. Verlander (0-1)
(94-68)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: San Francisco
- P. Sandoval homered to deep center
Bot 3rd: San Francisco
- M. Scutaro singled to second, A. Pagan scored
- P. Sandoval homered to deep left, M. Scutaro scored
Bot 4th: San Francisco
- B. Zito singled to shallow left, B. Belt scored
Bot 5th: San Francisco
- P. Sandoval homered to deep center
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to center, A. Jackson scored
Bot 7th: San Francisco
- M. Scutaro singled to shallow left, A. Pagan scored
- B. Posey singled to shallow right, M. Scutaro scored, P. Sandoval to second
Top 9th: Detroit
- J. Peralta homered to deep center, D. Young scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
A. Jackson cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500
O. Infante 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
M. Cabrera 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .333
P. Fielder 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
D. Young lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .500
J. Peralta ss 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 2 .250
A. Garcia rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    A. Dirks ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Avila c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000
J. Verlander p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Worth ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    A. Alburquerque p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    Q. Berry ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valverde p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Benoit p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Porcello p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Santiago ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
 Totals 34 3 8 3 1 2 8 0 11  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (1, B Zito).
HR - J Peralta (1, 9th inning off G Kontos 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Cabrera (1), J Peralta 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Young 1, J Peralta 1.
GIDP - D Young.
Team LOB - 6.
 San Francisco
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
A. Pagan cf 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500
M. Scutaro 2b 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .500
P. Sandoval 3b 4 3 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 1.000
    J. Arias 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Posey c 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500
H. Pence rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .000
B. Belt 1b 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .000
G. Blanco lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .000
B. Crawford ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Zito p 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500
    T. Lincecum p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    A. Huff ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mijares p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Kontos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 8 11 8 3 1 10 0 7  
 Batting
2B - A Pagan 2 (2, J Verlander, J Valverde).
HR - P Sandoval 3 (3, 1st inning off J Verlander 0 on, 2 Out, 3rd inning off J Verlander 1 on, 2 Out, 5th inning off A Alburquerque 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Scutaro 2 (2), P Sandoval 4 (4), B Posey (1), B Zito (1).
2-out RBI - M Scutaro, P Sandoval 3, B Zito.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Belt 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Posey-M Scutaro).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 0-1) 4.0 6 5 5 1 4 2 1.75 11.25  
A. Alburquerque 2.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0.50 4.50  
J. Valverde 0.1 4 2 2 0 1 0 12.00 54.00  
J. Benoit 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00  
R. Porcello 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00  
 San Francisco
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
B. Zito (W, 1-0) 5.2 6 1 1 1 3 0 1.24 1.59  
T. Lincecum 2.1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.00 0.00  
J. Mijares 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
G. Kontos 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 1 9.00 54.00  
J. Affeldt 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
WP - J Benoit.
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 98-64; A Alburquerque 28-17; J Valverde 18-13; J Benoit 10-6; R Porcello 7-6; B Zito 81-53; T Lincecum 32-20; J Mijares 3-3; G Kontos 17-11; J Affeldt 1-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 8-3; A Alburquerque 3-2; J Valverde 1-0; J Benoit 0-0; R Porcello 1-0; B Zito 10-5; T Lincecum 2-0; J Mijares 1-0; G Kontos 2-1; J Affeldt 1-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 19; A Alburquerque 7; J Valverde 5; J Benoit 2; R Porcello 3; B Zito 23; T Lincecum 7; J Mijares 1; G Kontos 4; J Affeldt 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Dan Iassogna. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Brian O'Nora. LF--Brian Gorman. RF--Joe West.
Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to left.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 3:08 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
J. Peralta Jhonny Peralta
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 San Francisco
P. Sandoval Pablo Sandoval
4-4, 3 HR
4 RBI