69-59
8 - 6
58-71

Game Story

Justin Verlander showed some rust in his return. Verlander lasted into the sixth inning, Nick Castellanos had two hits and two RBIs, and the Tigers salvaged a doubleheader split by beating the Minnesota Twins 8-6 Saturday night. He can kind of contain the situation, and I think he did that well,''...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Det 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 8 17 1
Min 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 11 1

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Detroit
Bryan HoladayDFP
singled to shallow center,
Víctor MartínezDFP
scored,
J.D. MartínezDFP
to second
DET 1 - MIN 0
Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
singled to center,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
scored
DET 1 - MIN 1
Top 3rd: Detroit
J.D. MartínezDFP
singled to shallow left,
Torii HunterDFP
scored,
Víctor MartínezDFP
to second
DET 2 - MIN 1
Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
Joe MauerDFP
doubled to shallow center,
Danny SantanaDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to third
DET 2 - MIN 2
Trevor PlouffeDFP
doubled to left,
Brian DozierDFP
and
Joe MauerDFP
scored
DET 2 - MIN 4
Top 5th: Detroit
Miguel CabreraDFP
grounded into double play shortstop to second to first,
Ian KinslerDFP
scored,
Torii HunterDFP
out at second
DET 3 - MIN 4
Top 6th: Detroit
Eugenio SuárezDFP
singled to shallow center,
Nick CastellanosDFP
and
Bryan HoladayDFP
scored,
Eugenio SuárezDFP
to second on center fielder
Danny SantanaDFP
's fielding error
DET 5 - MIN 4
Top 7th: Detroit
Nick CastellanosDFP
singled to shallow right,
Víctor MartínezDFP
and
J.D. MartínezDFP
scored
DET 7 - MIN 4
Bottom 7th: Minnesota
Kennys VargasDFP
grounded out to second,
Brian DozierDFP
scored
DET 7 - MIN 5
Top 8th: Detroit
Miguel CabreraDFP
singled to left center,
Eugenio SuárezDFP
scored,
Torii HunterDFP
to third
DET 8 - MIN 5
Bottom 9th: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
doubled to left,
Jordan SchaferDFP
scored
DET 8 - MIN 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .281
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Miguel CabreraDFP
DH
5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .308
Andrew RomineDFP
PR-DH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
Víctor MartínezDFP
1B
5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .326
J.D. MartínezDFP
LF
5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .304
Ezequiel CarreraDFP
CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Nick CastellanosDFP
3B
5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 4 .263
Don KellyDFP
3B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Bryan HoladayDFP
C
5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .246
Eugenio SuárezDFP
SS
4 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 .254
Rajai DavisDFP
CF-LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .279
Totals 42 8 17 7 0 0 5 0 16
Batting
2B - J Martinez (23, J Burton); B Holaday (3, T May)
RBI - M Cabrera (89), J Martinez (57), N Castellanos 2 (54), B Holaday (12), E Suarez 2 (17)
2-out RBI - M Cabrera, J Martinez, N Castellanos 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Kinsler 1, V Martinez 1, N Castellanos 1, R Davis 2
GIDP - M Cabrera 2
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - J Verlander (5, throw)
DP - 1 (I Kinsler-V Martinez)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaDFP
CF
5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .323
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .235
Joe MauerDFP
1B
5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .280
Kennys VargasDFP
DH
5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .322
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .230
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .294
Eduardo EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .284
Jordan SchaferDFP
LF
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 .280
Totals 37 6 11 6 0 3 6 1 15
Batting
2B - B Dozier 2 (28, B Hardy, J Nathan); J Mauer (22, J Verlander); T Plouffe 2 (36, J Verlander 2)
3B - D Santana (6, J Verlander)
RBI - B Dozier (57), J Mauer (39), K Vargas (23), T Plouffe 2 (65), K Suzuki (50)
2-out RBI - T Plouffe 2, K Suzuki
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Santana 1, B Dozier 1, K Vargas 1, K Suzuki 1, J Schafer 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - J Schafer (8, 2nd base off J Nathan/B Holaday)
Fielding
E - D Santana (5, field)
DP - 2 (E Escobar-B Dozier-J Mauer, E Escobar-B Dozier-J Mauer)

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin VerlanderDFP
(W, 11-11)
5.2 8 4 4 3 6 0 1.44 4.82
Blaine HardyDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.27 2.05
Joba ChamberlainDFP
(HLD, 23)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.34 3.48
Joe NathanDFP
(SV, 27)
1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.62 5.36

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Trevor MayDFP
(L, 0-3)
5.1 11 5 5 0 4 0 2.58 8.79
Jared BurtonDFP
1.1 4 2 2 0 1 0 1.34 4.35
Casey FienDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.02 2.68
Samuel DedunoDFP
2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.43 4.47
Pitching
WP - T May
HBP - T Hunter (by S Deduno)
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 105-67; B Hardy 13-10; J Chamberlain 8-6; J Nathan 20-12; T May 99-67; J Burton 25-16; C Fien 3-2; S Deduno 21-13
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 3-8; B Hardy 2-2; J Chamberlain 3-0; J Nathan 3-1; T May 7-6; J Burton 4-0; C Fien 0-0; S Deduno 4-4
Batters faced - J Verlander 27; B Hardy 5; J Chamberlain 3; J Nathan 5; T May 26; J Burton 7; C Fien 1; S Deduno 9
Game Details
Game Time: 3:23.
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Stu Scheurwater.
Weather: 77 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 25,578.