7-8
5 - 7
7-5

Game Story

Ian Kinsler's first few weeks with Detroit have been just what the Tigers were hoping for. Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Kinsler has settled into Detroit's leadoff spot nicely after the Tigers traded Prince ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cle 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 10 2
Det 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 1 X 7 9 3

Scoring Summary

Top 4th: Cleveland
David MurphyDFP
singled to shallow left center,
Asdrubal CabreraDFP
scored
CLE 1 - DET 0
Bottom 4th: Detroit
Austin JacksonDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Miguel CabreraDFP
scored
CLE 1 - DET 1
Top 5th: Cleveland
Michael BrantleyDFP
singled to right,
Michael BournDFP
and
Mike AvilésDFP
scored,
Carlos SantanaDFP
to third,
Michael BrantleyDFP
to second advancing on throw
CLE 3 - DET 1
Bottom 5th: Detroit
Ian KinslerDFP
homered to deep left center,
Álex ÁvilaDFP
and
Álex GonzálezDFP
scored
CLE 3 - DET 4
Austin JacksonDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left center,
Torii HunterDFP
scored
CLE 3 - DET 5
Bottom 6th: Detroit
Ian KinslerDFP
singled to shallow center,
Rajai DavisDFP
scored
CLE 3 - DET 6
Top 7th: Cleveland
Michael BrantleyDFP
homered to deep right,
Mike AvilésDFP
scored
CLE 5 - DET 6
Bottom 8th: Detroit
Rajai DavisDFP
singled to second,
Andrew RomineDFP
scored
CLE 5 - DET 7

Pitching Details

Batting

Cleveland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Michael BournDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 .125
Nick SwisherDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5 .164
Jason KipnisDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .212
Mike AvilésDFP
2B
2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .257
Carlos SantanaDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 .157
Michael BrantleyDFP
LF
5 1 2 4 1 0 1 0 0 .286
Asdrubal CabreraDFP
SS
4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .218
David MurphyDFP
RF
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .279
Yan GomesDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .267
Lonnie ChisenhallDFP
DH
4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .522
Totals 36 5 10 5 1 5 11 3 19
Batting
HR - M Brantley (2, 7th inning off I Krol 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - M Brantley 4 (14), D Murphy (12)
2-out RBI - M Brantley 2, D Murphy
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Swisher 2, J Kipnis 2, A Cabrera 2
GIDP - J Kipnis, Y Gomes
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - M Bourn (1, 2nd base off A Alburquerque/A Avila), M Aviles 2 (3, 2nd base off J Verlander/A Avila, 2nd base off A Alburquerque/A Avila)
CS - M Bourn (1, 2nd base by J Chamberlain/A Avila)
Fielding
E - Y Gomes (4, throw); C Lee (1, throw)

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
5 1 2 4 1 0 0 1 2 .327
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Miguel CabreraDFP
1B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .317
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .295
Nick CastellanosDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .242
Andrew RomineDFP
PR-SS
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .083
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .172
Álex GonzálezDFP
SS-3B
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .167
Rajai DavisDFP
LF
3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .333
Totals 30 7 9 7 1 4 4 2 10
Batting
2B - M Cabrera (4, D Salazar)
HR - I Kinsler (2, 5th inning off D Salazar 2 on, 1 Out)
SF - A Jackson 2
RBI - I Kinsler 4 (8), A Jackson 2 (6), R Davis (5)
2-out RBI - R Davis
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Avila 2
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - I Kinsler (3, 2nd base off B Wood/Y Gomes), A Romine (1, 3rd base off S Atchison/Y Gomes)
CS - I Kinsler (1, 3rd base by B Wood/Y Gomes)
Fielding
E - N Castellanos (1, field); A Gonzalez (3, throw); J Verlander (1, field)
DP - 2 (A Gonzalez-I Kinsler-M Cabrera, I Kinsler-M Cabrera)

Pitching

Cleveland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Danny SalazarDFP
(L, 0-2)
4.2 6 5 5 3 3 1 1.93 7.71
C.C. LeeDFP
0.2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.33 3.00
Blake WoodDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.06 8.44
Bryan ShawDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.09 2.45
Scott AtchisonDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0.41 1.23

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin VerlanderDFP
(W, 2-1)
5.0 6 3 0 4 7 0 1.35 2.08
Phil CokeDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.14 11.57
Al AlburquerqueDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1.50 5.06
Ian KrolDFP
(HLD, 3)
0.1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.00 3.60
Joba ChamberlainDFP
(HLD, 1)
1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.69 5.06
Joe NathanDFP
(SV, 2)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.94 7.94
Pitching
IBB - V Martinez (by D Salazar)
HBP - R Davis (by C Lee)
Pitches-strikes - D Salazar 82-49; C Lee 25-13; B Wood 4-2; B Shaw 12-7; S Atchison 15-10; J Verlander 113-74; P Coke 13-10; A Alburquerque 15-8; I Krol 9-7; J Chamberlain 15-10; J Nathan 18-11
Ground balls-fly balls - D Salazar 4-8; C Lee 0-2; B Wood 0-1; B Shaw 2-1; S Atchison 3-0; J Verlander 7-3; P Coke 3-1; A Alburquerque 0-1; I Krol 1-2; J Chamberlain 1-0; J Nathan 0-2
Batters faced - D Salazar 23; C Lee 5; B Wood 1; B Shaw 3; S Atchison 5; J Verlander 24; P Coke 4; A Alburquerque 3; I Krol 3; J Chamberlain 4; J Nathan 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:38.
Umpires: HP--Lance Barrett. 1B--Dana DeMuth. 2B--Toby Basner. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Weather: 57 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 25,990.