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20-11

Game Story

Phil Hughes pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Minnesota Twins beat Justin Verlander for the first time in over four years, 2-1 on Friday night. Kurt Suzuki hit a two-run single off Verlander (4-2) in the seventh to lift Minnesota. Casey Fien pitched the eighth, and Glen Perkins allowed a...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 9 0
Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 10 0

Scoring Summary

Top 7th: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
singled to shallow center,
Chris ParmeleeDFP
and
Danny SantanaDFP
scored,
Brian DozierDFP
to second
MIN 2 - DET 0
Bottom 9th: Detroit
Álex ÁvilaDFP
doubled to left,
Austin JacksonDFP
scored
MIN 2 - DET 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
3 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 .237
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .302
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .246
Chris ColabelloDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .265
Jason KubelDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 .267
Eduardo NúñezDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286
Chris ParmeleeDFP
RF
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .169
Danny SantanaDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .385
Totals 35 2 9 2 0 3 9 0 16
Batting
RBI - K Suzuki 2 (24)
2-out RBI - K Suzuki 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Plouffe 1, C Colabello 1, A Hicks 2
Team LOB - 9
Running
CS - B Dozier (2, 2nd base by E Reed/A Avila)
Fielding
DP - 1 (P Hughes-D Santana-C Colabello)

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .315
Miguel CabreraDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .281
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .322
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .305
Nick CastellanosDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .248
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 .229
Danny WorthDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Andrew RomineDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
J.D. MartínezDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259
Rajai DavisDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .313
Totals 36 1 10 1 0 0 5 1 12
Batting
2B - A Jackson (8, G Perkins); A Avila (6, G Perkins); R Davis (4, P Hughes)
RBI - A Avila (7)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 1, M Cabrera 1, A Avila 2, R Davis 1
GIDP - V Martinez
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - A Jackson (5, 2nd base off P Hughes/K Suzuki)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Phil HughesDFP
(W, 4-1)
7.0 8 0 0 0 3 0 1.28 3.92
Casey FienDFP
(HLD, 4)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.82 2.45
Glen PerkinsDFP
(SV, 9)
1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.00 3.60

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin VerlanderDFP
(L, 4-2)
7.0 7 2 2 2 5 0 1.31 2.67
Al AlburquerqueDFP
0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.42 4.26
Ian KrolDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.84 2.53
Evan ReedDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.26 3.14
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - P Hughes 86-64; C Fien 8-6; G Perkins 19-11; J Verlander 114-70; A Alburquerque 13-7; I Krol 14-9; E Reed 7-4
Ground balls-fly balls - P Hughes 8-10; C Fien 2-1; G Perkins 1-1; J Verlander 15-6; A Alburquerque 0-0; I Krol 0-0; E Reed 1-1
Batters faced - P Hughes 28; C Fien 3; G Perkins 5; J Verlander 30; A Alburquerque 3; I Krol 3; E Reed 2
Game Details
Game Time: 3:00.
Umpires: HP--Alan Porter. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Clint Fagan. 3B--Marty Foster.
Weather: 70 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 3 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 35,814.