91-66
3 - 4
66-90

Game Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Justin Verlander's curveball was snapping, Torii Hunter's bat was clicking and the Detroit Tigers appeared to be creeping ever closer to locking up their third straight AL Central title.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Det 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 10 0
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4 14 0

Scoring Summary

Top 5th: Detroit
Torii HunterDFP
ground rule double to deep left center,
Ramón SantiagoDFP
scored,
Austin JacksonDFP
to third
DET 1 - MIN 0
Top 7th: Detroit
Miguel CabreraDFP
singled to center,
Torii HunterDFP
scored
DET 2 - MIN 0
Víctor MartínezDFP
doubled to shallow right,
Miguel CabreraDFP
scored,
Prince FielderDFP
to third
DET 3 - MIN 0
Bottom 8th: Minnesota
Eduardo EscobarDFP
doubled to deep left,
Clete ThomasDFP
scored
DET 3 - MIN 1
Ryan DoumitDFP
doubled to right,
Eduardo EscobarDFP
scored
DET 3 - MIN 2
Bottom 9th: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
homered to deep left center
DET 3 - MIN 3
Bottom 11th: Minnesota
Josmil PintoDFP
singled to shallow right,
Brian DozierDFP
scored
DET 3 - MIN 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
6 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .268
Torii HunterDFP
RF
6 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .300
Miguel CabreraDFP
3B
4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 .350
Don KellyDFP
PR-3B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
Prince FielderDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 .283
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .302
Andy DirksDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .261
Matt TuiasosopoDFP
PH-LF
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .255
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .316
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .227
Brayan PeñaDFP
PH-C
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .302
Ramón SantiagoDFP
SS
5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .227
Totals 41 3 10 3 0 6 8 1 17
Batting
2B - T Hunter 2 (37, M Pelfrey, C Fien); V Martinez (36, C Fien)
RBI - T Hunter (83), M Cabrera (137), V Martinez (82)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Fielder 2, V Martinez 1, R Santiago 1
GIDP - P Fielder, O Infante
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - O Infante (5, 2nd base off M Pelfrey/J Pinto)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex PresleyDFP
CF
6 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 .286
Chris HerrmannDFP
RF
5 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 .209
Brian DozierDFP
2B
6 2 2 1 1 0 3 0 4 .248
Josh WillinghamDFP
DH
6 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .213
Josmil PintoDFP
C
6 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 4 .359
Chris ParmeleeDFP
1B
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .227
Clete ThomasDFP
LF
2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 .216
Darin MastroianniDFP
PH-LF
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
Eduardo EscobarDFP
3B-SS
4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .229
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .223
Ryan DoumitDFP
PH
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Doug BernierDFP
PR-SS
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Trevor PlouffeDFP
PH-3B
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .247
Totals 44 4 14 4 1 5 17 0 29
Batting
2B - A Presley (4, J Verlander); C Thomas (15, J Verlander); E Escobar (5, J Veras); R Doumit (27, J Veras)
HR - B Dozier (18, 9th inning off J Benoit 0 on, 0 Out)
S - E Escobar
RBI - B Dozier (65), J Pinto (10), E Escobar (10), R Doumit (53)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Presley 2, C Herrmann 2, J Pinto 2, P Florimon 2
Team LOB - 15
Fielding
DP - 2 (B Dozier-P Florimon-C Parmelee, D Bernier-C Parmelee)

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin VerlanderDFP
6.0 6 0 0 3 12 0 1.33 3.56
Drew SmylyDFP
0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.05 2.43
Al AlburquerqueDFP
(HLD, 8)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.52 4.75
José VerasDFP
(HLD, 8)
0.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 1.06 3.08
Joaquín BenoitDFP
(BS, 1)
1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 1.97
José ÁlvarezDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.50 5.50
Luke PutkonenDFP
(L, 1-2)
0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.26 3.00

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Mike PelfreyDFP
6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 1.55 5.19
Casey FienDFP
0.1 4 2 2 1 1 0 1.04 4.01
Ryan PresslyDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.26 3.82
Jared BurtonDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.26 3.82
Glen PerkinsDFP
2.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0.94 2.34
Anthony SwarzakDFP
(W, 3-2)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 2.98
Pitching
WP - L Putkonen
IBB - T Plouffe (by J Alvarez); A Dirks (by C Fien)
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 107-71; D Smyly 7-4; A Alburquerque 10-7; J Veras 13-7; J Benoit 21-14; J Alvarez 19-9; L Putkonen 9-7; M Pelfrey 102-59; C Fien 21-12; R Pressly 2-1; J Burton 10-6; G Perkins 27-15; A Swarzak 11-6
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 2-4; D Smyly 2-0; A Alburquerque 0-1; J Veras 0-1; J Benoit 2-2; J Alvarez 1-1; L Putkonen 2-0; M Pelfrey 9-5; C Fien 0-0; R Pressly 1-0; J Burton 1-1; G Perkins 2-2; A Swarzak 1-1
Batters faced - J Verlander 27; D Smyly 2; A Alburquerque 3; J Veras 4; J Benoit 6; J Alvarez 5; L Putkonen 3; M Pelfrey 27; C Fien 6; R Pressly 1; J Burton 3; G Perkins 7; A Swarzak 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:58.
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Brian O'Nora. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 72 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 24,647.