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Saturday, August 9, 2008:
Tigers 10, Athletics 2
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sweeney, RF5020022.295
Ellis, 2B4000023.231
Thomas, DH4121010.251
Gonzalez, C, CF4110011.278
Cust, LF4021011.230
Crosby, SS3010102.251
Suzuki, K, C3020101.289
Barton, 1B4000006.214
Hannahan, 3B3000011.221
a-Brown, E, PH1000012.247
Totals3521022919.244
a-Struck out for Hannahan in the 9th.
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF5221010.301
Polanco, 2B4130000.314
Thames, M, LF4000013.236
Joyce, LF1011000.275
Ordonez, RF4111101.317
Sardinha, C0000000.120
Cabrera, Mi, 1B4224102.298
Sheffield, DH4111011.225
Raburn, 3B-RF4110011.250
Renteria, SS2111201.260
Inge, C-3B4111004.214
Totals361013104413.276
BATTING
2B: Gonzalez, C (20, Galarraga), Crosby (30, Farnsworth).
HR: Thomas (8, 1st inning off Galarraga, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sweeney 2; Thomas 5; Gonzalez, C 2; Cust 2; Crosby 2; Suzuki, K 2.
RBI: Thomas (28), Cust (51).
2-out RBI: Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellis; Barton 2; Sweeney.
GIDP: Suzuki, K; Crosby.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Hannahan (11, fielding).
DP: (Ellis-Crosby-Barton).

BATTING
2B: Polanco (28, Meyer), Granderson (19, DiNardo).
HR: Sheffield (10, 2nd inning off Meyer, 0 on, 2 out), Renteria (6, 3rd inning off Meyer, 0 on, 0 out), Cabrera, Mi 2 (23, 4th inning off Meyer, 0 on, 1 out; 7th inning off Embree, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Granderson 3; Polanco 4; Joyce; Ordonez; Cabrera, Mi 8; Sheffield 4; Raburn; Renteria 4; Inge.
RBI: Sheffield (33), Renteria (38), Cabrera, Mi 4 (89), Inge (32), Granderson (42), Joyce (27), Ordonez (68).
2-out RBI: Sheffield; Cabrera, Mi 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thames, M; Inge 2; Ordonez.
SAC: Polanco.
GIDP: Cabrera, Mi.
Team RISP: 5-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Polanco (5, 2nd base off Meyer/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Renteria-Cabrera, Mi, Renteria-Polanco-Cabrera, Mi).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meyer(L, 0-1)5.06331232.70
Casilla1.00002202.86
Embree1.02331015.40
DiNardo1.05430007.43
Totals8.0131094443.73
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Galarraga(W, 10-4)5.28222413.23
Seay(H, 8)1.10000202.45
Zumaya1.00000102.70
Farnsworth1.02000204.07
Totals9.010222914.51
WP: Galarraga.
IBB: Ordonez (by Embree).
Pitches-strikes: Meyer 88-58, Casilla 24-10, Embree 15-8, DiNardo 23-15, Galarraga 104-65, Seay 17-11, Zumaya 14-8, Farnsworth 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Meyer 6-5, Casilla 0-1, Embree 2-0, DiNardo 3-0, Galarraga 5-2, Seay 0-2, Zumaya 1-1, Farnsworth 0-0.
Batters faced: Meyer 22, Casilla 5, Embree 6, DiNardo 8, Galarraga 25, Seay 4, Zumaya 3, Farnsworth 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Seay 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 2:58 (:53 delay).
Att: 41,308.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media