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Game Story

Sometime soon, a baseball will be getting a prominent spot among the trophies on Justin Verlander's mantle. Verlander had the first two hits of his career and recovered from throwing 31 pitches in the first inning to pitch seven strong innings and lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-2 victory over the...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Det 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 11 1
SD 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Detroit
Ian Kinsler doubled to deep left center, Rajai Davis scored
DET 1 - SD 0
Bottom 1st: San Diego
Jedd Gyorko hit sacrifice fly to left, Chris Denorfia scored
DET 1 - SD 1
Top 3rd: Detroit
Miguel Cabrera doubled to shallow left, Ian Kinsler scored
DET 2 - SD 1
Top 4th: Detroit
Torii Hunter singled to shallow center, Justin Verlander and Rajai Davis scored
DET 4 - SD 1
Bottom 4th: San Diego
Yasmani Grandal singled to right center, Chase Headley scored
DET 4 - SD 2
Top 9th: Detroit
Austin Jackson ground rule double to deep left center, Rajai Davis and Ian Kinsler scored, Miguel Cabrera to third
DET 6 - SD 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Rajai DavisLF 4 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .320
Ian Kinsler2B 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .308
Torii HunterRF 5 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 .259
Miguel Cabrera1B-3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .250
Austin JacksonCF 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 .314
Nick Castellanos3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .318
Joe NathanP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Álex ÁvilaC 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 .130
Álex GonzálezSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Justin VerlanderP 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
Ian KrolP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Víctor MartínezPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
Totals 38 6 11 6 0 4 8 0 15
Batting
2B - I Kinsler 2 (3, I Kennedy 2); M Cabrera (3, I Kennedy); A Jackson (4, T Stauffer); N Castellanos (2, A Torres)
RBI - I Kinsler (4), T Hunter 2 (9), M Cabrera (4), A Jackson 2 (4)
2-out RBI - T Hunter 2, A Jackson 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Davis 1, A Jackson 1, N Castellanos 2, A Avila 1
Team LOB - 9
Running
Picked Off - N Castellanos (2nd base, Y Grandal)
Fielding
E - A Jackson (2, field)

San Diego

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Everth CabreraSS 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .356
Chris DenorfiaRF 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 2 .267
Seth SmithLF 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .242
Jedd Gyorko2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .154
Chase Headley3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Yonder Alonso1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .209
Yasmani GrandalC 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .391
Will VenableCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .154
Ian KennedyP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Nick HundleyPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .400
Nick VincentP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Álex TorresP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tim StaufferP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alexi AmaristaPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313
Totals 36 2 10 2 0 1 11 2 13
Batting
2B - E Cabrera (5, J Verlander); C Headley (2, J Verlander); Y Alonso (4, I Krol)
SF - J Gyorko
RBI - J Gyorko (6), Y Grandal (2)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Denorfia 1, J Gyorko 1, C Headley 1, Y Alonso 1, Y Grandal 1, I Kennedy 1
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - C Denorfia 2 (3, 2nd base off J Verlander/A Avila, 3rd base off J Verlander/A Avila)
Fielding
E - C Headley (2, field)

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin Verlander(W, 1-1) 7.0 8 2 2 1 8 0 1.19 2.57
Ian Krol(HLD, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.55 0.00
Joe Nathan 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.36 9.64

San Diego

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ian Kennedy(L, 1-2) 6.0 8 4 4 1 7 0 1.12 4.24
Nick Vincent 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.15 2.08
Álex Torres 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.40 1.80
Tim Stauffer 1.0 1 2 2 3 0 0 1.41 4.76
Pitching
IBB - M Cabrera (by T Stauffer)
Pitches-strikes - J Nathan 14-10; J Verlander 110-73; I Krol 19-13; I Kennedy 94-63; N Vincent 15-14; A Torres 12-9; T Stauffer 25-8
Ground balls-fly balls - J Nathan 3-0; J Verlander 8-6; I Krol 0-1; I Kennedy 8-8; N Vincent 1-1; A Torres 2-1; T Stauffer 1-1
Batters faced - J Nathan 4; J Verlander 30; I Krol 4; I Kennedy 28; N Vincent 3; A Torres 4; T Stauffer 7
Game Details
Game Time: 3:05.
Umpires: HP--Seth Buckminster. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 64 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 42,182.