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Saturday, September 6, 2008:
Tigers 6, Twins 4
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF3222110.305
Polanco, 2B4110002.310
Ordonez, RF4232000.318
Cabrera, M, 1B1012200.290
Sheffield, DH4000004.223
Thames, M, LF4000013.235
Hessman, 3B0000000.200
Larish, 3B2000111.216
Joyce, LF0000100.260
Inge, C4000010.213
Santiago, R, SS3100120.312
Totals296766610.273
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, RF5120002.298
Casilla, A, 2B4030100.294
Mauer, C5020023.323
Morneau, 1B5110007.310
Kubel, DH1111200.275
a-Tolbert, PH-DH1000000.264
Young, D, LF4110033.288
Buscher, 3B3000120.297
Punto, SS3000113.282
Gomez, C, CF3012011.252
Totals3441135919.278
a-Flied out for Kubel in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Ordonez (30, Baker, S), Granderson (23, Baker, S).
3B: Ordonez (2, Baker, S).
HR: Granderson (18, 8th inning off Reyes, De, 1 on, 1 out), Ordonez (17, 8th inning off Guerrier, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera, M; Polanco; Ordonez 9; Granderson 6.
RBI: Cabrera, M 2 (112), Granderson 2 (56), Ordonez 2 (85).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sheffield.
SF: Cabrera, M.
GIDP: Thames, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Larish (1, 2nd base by Baker, S/Mauer), Joyce (1, 2nd base by Breslow/Mauer).
PO: Joyce (1st base by Breslow).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Thames, M (Buscher at home).
DP: 2 (Santiago, R-Polanco-Cabrera, M, Polanco-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M).
Pickoffs: Rapada (Casilla, A at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Morneau (41, Verlander), Kubel (18, Verlander), Gomez, C (20, Verlander).
TB: Span 2; Young, D; Gomez, C 2; Kubel 2; Morneau 2; Casilla, A 3; Mauer 2.
RBI: Kubel (69), Gomez, C 2 (41).
2-out RBI: Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, D 2; Span; Morneau 2.
GIDP: Morneau 2.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
PO: Casilla, A (1st base by Rapada).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Span (Granderson at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Buscher-Casilla, A-Morneau, Span-Punto).
Pickoffs: Breslow (Joyce at 1st base).

DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander5.28444404.78
Rapada(W, 3-0)1.11000104.41
Farnsworth(H, 13)1.00000203.70
Rodney(S, 9)1.02001204.46
Totals9.011445904.70
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Baker, S7.14334503.66
Reyes, De(BS, 3)0.01110012.52
Guerrier(L, 6-7)0.02221014.73
Crain0.20000103.99
Breslow1.00001002.27
Totals9.07666624.17
Reyes, De pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Guerrier pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

HBP: Gomez, C (by Verlander).
Pitches-strikes: Verlander 114-65, Rapada 14-10, Farnsworth 14-10, Rodney 23-17, Baker, S 101-70, Reyes, De 3-2, Guerrier 13-7, Crain 5-4, Breslow 11-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Verlander 3-3, Rapada 2-0, Farnsworth 0-1, Rodney 0-0, Baker, S 6-4, Reyes, De 0-0, Guerrier 0-0, Crain 0-1, Breslow 1-1.
Batters faced: Verlander 27, Rapada 4, Farnsworth 3, Rodney 6, Baker, S 27, Reyes, De 1, Guerrier 3, Crain 2, Breslow 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rapada 1-0, Reyes, De 1-1, Crain 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:07.
Att: 42,606.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
September 6, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media