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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 KinslerDFP
doubled to deep left center,
Rajai DavisDFP
scored
DET 1 - SD 0
Bottom 1st: San Diego
Jedd GyorkoDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Chris DenorfiaDFP
scored
DET 1 - SD 1
Top 3rd: Detroit
Miguel CabreraDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Ian KinslerDFP
scored
DET 2 - SD 1
Top 4th: Detroit
Torii HunterDFP
singled to shallow center,
Justin VerlanderDFP
and
Rajai DavisDFP
scored
DET 4 - SD 1
Bottom 4th: San Diego
Yasmani GrandalDFP
singled to right center,
Chase HeadleyDFP
scored
DET 4 - SD 2
Top 9th: Detroit
Austin JacksonDFP
ground rule double to deep left center,
Rajai DavisDFP
and
Ian KinslerDFP
scored,
Miguel CabreraDFP
to third
DET 6 - SD 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Rajai DavisDFP
LF
4 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .320
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .308
Torii HunterDFP
RF
5 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 .259
Miguel CabreraDFP
1B-3B
4 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .250
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 .314
Nick CastellanosDFP
3B
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .318
Joe NathanDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 .130
Álex GonzálezDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Justin VerlanderDFP
P
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
Ian KrolDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Víctor MartínezDFP
PH-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 CabreraDFP
SS
5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .356
Chris DenorfiaDFP
RF
5 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 2 .267
Seth SmithDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .242
Jedd GyorkoDFP
2B
3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .154
Chase HeadleyDFP
3B
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Yonder AlonsoDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .209
Yasmani GrandalDFP
C
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .391
Will VenableDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .154
Ian KennedyDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Nick HundleyDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .400
Nick VincentDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Álex TorresDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tim StaufferDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alexi AmaristaDFP
PH
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 VerlanderDFP
(W, 1-1)
7.0 8 2 2 1 8 0 1.19 2.57
Ian KrolDFP
(HLD, 2)
1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.55 0.00
Joe NathanDFP
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 KennedyDFP
(L, 1-2)
6.0 8 4 4 1 7 0 1.12 4.24
Nick VincentDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.15 2.08
Álex TorresDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.40 1.80
Tim StaufferDFP
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.