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Friday, September 26, 2008:
Iwamura, 2B5020020.275
Ruggiano, LF0000000.214
Upton, CF4232101.274
Pena, C, 1B5021015.247
Longoria, 3B5020031.276
Floyd, C, DH3000012.268
b-Baldelli, PH-DH1100112.260
Navarro, C5020002.295
1-Gomes, J, PR0000000.174
Gross, RF2000110.240
c-Aybar, W, PH-2B2001001.253
2-Crawford, C, PR0000000.273
Hinske, LF2000022.245
a-Perez, F, PH-LF0000100.273
d-Zobrist, PH-RF2000012.238
Bartlett, SS4110113.286
a-Walked for Hinske in the 6th. b-Struck out for Floyd, C in the 7th. c-Flied out for Gross in the 8th. d-Struck out for Perez, F in the 8th. 1-Ran for Navarro in the 9th. 2-Ran for Aybar, W in the 9th.
Granderson, CF3100100.285
Polanco, 2B0100100.307
Raburn, 2B3000010.229
Ordonez, RF4012010.316
Cabrera, 1B3000111.292
Sheffield, DH4232011.228
Thames, M, LF3000022.246
Joyce, LF1000010.256
Larish, 3B2110010.273
a-Inge, PH-3B1000000.204
Sardinha, C2000121.140
Santiago, R, SS3112003.302
a-Hit by pitch for Larish in the 6th.

2B: Navarro (27, Verlander); Upton (37, Verlander).
HR: Upton (9, 7th inning off Seay, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Bartlett; Iwamura 2; Longoria 2; Navarro 3; Pena, C 2; Upton 7.
RBI: Aybar, W (33); Pena, C (102); Upton 2 (67).
2-out RBI: Pena, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske; Bartlett 2; Pena, C 2; Floyd, C; Longoria; Navarro.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 14.

SB: Upton (44, 2nd base off Verlander/Sardinha).

Outfield assists: Upton (Ordonez at 2nd base).
DP: (Upton-Iwamura).

2B: Ordonez (32, Sonnanstine).
HR: Sheffield 2 (19, 1st inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 2 out, 8th inning off Balfour, 0 on, 1 out); Santiago, R (4, 2nd inning off Sonnanstine, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Larish; Ordonez 2; Santiago, R 4; Sheffield 9.
RBI: Ordonez 2 (100); Santiago, R 2 (18); Sheffield 2 (56).
2-out RBI: Sheffield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Santiago, R 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

E: Cabrera (14, fielding).

Sonnanstine(L, 13-9)5.25553724.38
Verlander(W, 11-17)5.05223804.84
Seay(H, 13)2.03111314.18
Glover(H, 5)0.23000105.30
Rapada(H, 2)0.10000004.50
Rodney(S, 12)1.01111105.03
HBP: Inge (by Price).
Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 92-57; Price 16-6; Balfour 20-14; Verlander 113-70; Seay 37-23; Glover 19-12; Rapada 5-2; Rodney 19-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sonnanstine 4-2; Price 0-1; Balfour 1-0; Verlander 3-2; Seay 0-2; Glover 0-1; Rapada 0-0; Rodney 1-1.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 24; Price 5; Balfour 5; Verlander 23; Seay 10; Glover 5; Rapada; Rodney 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Price 1-0; Rapada 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 77 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L To R.
First pitch: 7:06 PM.
T: 3:07.
Att: 39,617.
Venue: Comerica Park.
September 26, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media