93-69
3 - 0
Tigers won series 3-2
96-66

Game Story

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Justin Verlander ripped off his jersey and rubbed Torii Hunter's bald head. The Tigers pulled on goggles and popped bubbly, then waited for their straggling slugger. At last, Miguel Cabrera walked through the door to chants of ''Miggy! Miggy! Miggy!''
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Det 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 0
Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

Scoring Summary

Top 4th: Detroit
Miguel Cabrera homered to deep left, Torii Hunter scored
DET 2 - OAK 0
Top 6th: Detroit
Omar Infante grounded into fielder's choice, Víctor Martínez scored, Álex Ávila out at second
DET 3 - OAK 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonCF 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .100
Torii HunterRF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158
Miguel Cabrera3B 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 .250
José IglesiasSS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
Prince Fielder1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .278
Víctor MartínezDH 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .450
Jhonny PeraltaSS 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .417
Ramón Santiago3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Álex ÁvilaC 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .133
Omar Infante2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 .222
Don KellyLF 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .400
Totals 34 3 8 3 1 5 6 0 14
Batting
HR - M Cabrera (1, 4th inning off S Gray 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - M Cabrera 2 (3), O Infante (3)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 1, P Fielder 1, J Peralta 1, O Infante 2
Team LOB - 9
Running
CS - P Fielder (1, 2nd base by S Gray/S Vogt)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .389
Josh Donaldson3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .143
Jed LowrieSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .150
Yoenis CéspedesLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .381
Seth SmithDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .313
Brandon Moss1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .111
Alberto Callaspo2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Josh ReddickRF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .235
Stephen VogtC 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .188
Totals 30 0 3 0 0 1 11 0 5
Batting
2B - J Lowrie (1, J Benoit)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, S Smith 1
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
DP - 1 (S Vogt-A Callaspo-B Moss-J Lowrie)

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin Verlander(W, 1-0) 8.0 2 0 0 1 10 0 0.53 0.00
Joaquín Benoit(SV, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 5.40

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Sonny Gray(L, 0-1) 5.0 6 3 3 4 3 1 1.23 2.08
Dan Otero 2.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.88 0.00
Sean Doolittle 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.15 4.15
Grant Balfour 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.33 0.00
Pitching
IBB - M Cabrera (by S Gray)
HBP - Y Cespedes (by J Benoit)
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 111-76; J Benoit 21-12; S Gray 98-53; D Otero 27-17; S Doolittle 13-9; G Balfour 18-12
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 7-7; J Benoit 1-1; S Gray 8-3; D Otero 5-1; S Doolittle 0-2; G Balfour 0-1
Batters faced - J Verlander 27; J Benoit 5; S Gray 24; D Otero 9; S Doolittle 3; G Balfour 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20.
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Mike DiMuro. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--CB Bucknor. RF--Jim Reynolds. LF--Gary Darling.
Weather: 63 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 46,959.