96-66
6 - 8
Series tied 2-2
93-69

Game Story

DETROIT (AP) -- Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers - helped by two fans who reached out to try to reel in Victor Martinez's disputed home run - rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 6 12 0
Det 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 3 X 8 9 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Oakland
Jed LowrieDFP
singled to shallow left,
Coco CrispDFP
scored
OAK 1 - DET 0
Top 5th: Oakland
Jed LowrieDFP
homered to deep right,
Coco CrispDFP
scored
OAK 3 - DET 0
Bottom 5th: Detroit
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
homered to deep left,
Prince FielderDFP
and
Víctor MartínezDFP
scored
OAK 3 - DET 3
Top 7th: Oakland
Coco CrispDFP
singled to shallow center,
Stephen VogtDFP
scored
OAK 4 - DET 3
Bottom 7th: Detroit
Víctor MartínezDFP
homered to deep right
OAK 4 - DET 4
Austin JacksonDFP
singled to shallow right,
Andy DirksDFP
scored,
José IglesiasDFP
to third
OAK 4 - DET 5
Bottom 8th: Detroit
Hernán PérezDFP
scored,
Andy DirksDFP
to third,
Álex ÁvilaDFP
to second on wild pitch
OAK 4 - DET 6
Omar InfanteDFP
doubled to left,
Andy DirksDFP
and
Álex ÁvilaDFP
scored
OAK 4 - DET 8
Top 9th: Oakland
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
singled to shallow center,
Coco CrispDFP
and
Jed LowrieDFP
scored
OAK 6 - DET 8

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispDFP
CF
5 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .500
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .176
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
4 2 2 3 1 1 0 0 2 .125
Brandon MossDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .133
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
LF
5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .389
Seth SmithDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .417
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .200
Stephen VogtDFP
C
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 .231
Eric SogardDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Alberto CallaspoDFP
PH-2B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333
Totals 37 6 12 6 1 4 5 0 22
Batting
2B - Y Cespedes (1, M Scherzer); J Reddick (1, D Fister)
3B - C Crisp (1, D Fister)
HR - J Lowrie (1, 5th inning off D Fister 1 on, 2 Out)
S - E Sogard
RBI - C Crisp (2), J Lowrie 3 (3), Y Cespedes 2 (4)
2-out RBI - J Lowrie 2, Y Cespedes 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, S Smith 1, S Vogt 1, A Callaspo 2
GIDP - J Lowrie
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Donaldson-E Sogard-B Moss)

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
4 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 .133
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .143
Miguel CabreraDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Ramón SantiagoDFP
3B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Prince FielderDFP
1B
3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .267
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
4 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .375
Hernán PérezDFP
PR-DH
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
LF
3 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .375
Andy DirksDFP
PR-LF
0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .167
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .286
José IglesiasDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .083
Totals 32 8 9 7 2 3 12 0 8
Batting
2B - J Peralta (1, S Doolittle); O Infante (1, B Anderson)
HR - V Martinez (1, 7th inning off S Doolittle 0 on, 0 Out), J Peralta (1, 5th inning off D Straily 2 on, 0 Out)
RBI - A Jackson (1), V Martinez (2), J Peralta 3 (5), O Infante 2 (2)
2-out RBI - A Jackson, O Infante 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 1, J Iglesias 1
GIDP - J Peralta
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
DP - 1 (P Fielder-J Iglesias-D Fister)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Dan StrailyDFP
6.0 4 3 3 0 8 1 0.67 4.50
Sean DoolittleDFP
(L, 0-1)(BS, 1)
0.2 3 2 2 1 1 1 1.50 5.40
Dan OteroDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.55 0.00
Ryan CookDFP
0.2 1 2 2 1 1 0 3.00 27.00
Brett AndersonDFP
0.1 1 1 1 1 1 0 6.00 27.00

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Doug FisterDFP
6.0 7 3 3 1 1 1 1.33 4.50
Max ScherzerDFP
(W, 2-0)
2.0 3 1 1 2 2 0 1.11 3.00
Joaquín BenoitDFP
1.0 2 2 2 1 2 0 1.29 7.71
Pitching
WP - B Anderson, D Fister
IBB - S Smith (by M Scherzer)
HBP - P Fielder (by D Straily)
Pitches-strikes - D Straily 76-54; S Doolittle 19-14; D Otero 5-3; R Cook 19-10; B Anderson 12-7; D Fister 104-61; M Scherzer 47-27; J Benoit 26-16
Ground balls-fly balls - D Straily 6-7; S Doolittle 1-1; D Otero 0-0; R Cook 2-0; B Anderson 1-0; D Fister 14-5; M Scherzer 3-2; J Benoit 2-0
Batters faced - D Straily 22; S Doolittle 6; D Otero 1; R Cook 4; B Anderson 3; D Fister 25; M Scherzer 11; J Benoit 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:25.
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Tom Hallion. 2B--Mike DiMuro. 3B--Mark Wegner. RF--Gary Darling. LF--CB Bucknor.
Weather: 66 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 8 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 43,958.