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Friday, March 20, 2009:
Tigers 5, Nationals 2
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Milledge, CF4000032.282
Johnson, 1B3010010.167
Eldred, 1B1000000.286
Zimmerman, R, 3B3000011.267
Casto, 3B1000010.192
Dukes, LF1000111.308
Maxwell, RF2110000.261
Kearns, RF2010000.316
Harris, LF2000001.148
Valentin, Ja, C1100201.263
Molina, C1000000.222
Pena, DH4021001.280
Cintron, 2B2000003.273
Castillo, 2B1011000.429
Gonzalez, A, SS3000004.296
Totals312623714.253
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Santiago, SS4010003.323
Polanco, 2B3012001.244
Rhymes, 2B1000000.235
Sheffield, DH3111010.226
a-Thomas, PH-DH1010000.136
Thames, RF2120000.300
1-Sardinha, B, PR-RF0000100.000
Kelly, 1B3110002.238
Hessman, 3B1000012.216
Larish, 3B-1B2110200.250
Ramirez, W, LF3001022.304
Gomez, A, CF4121001.316
Treanor, C3010012.100
St. Pierre, M, C1000001.286
Totals3151153514.246
a-Tripled for Sheffield in the 7th.
1-Ran for Thames in the 5th.
BATTING
2B: Johnson (1, Robertson), Pena (1, Ni).
TB: Johnson 2; Maxwell; Kearns; Pena 3; Castillo.
RBI: Pena (1), Castillo (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dukes; Milledge.
GIDP: Gonzalez, A.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Dukes (1, 2nd base by Robertson/Treanor).
PO: Dukes (1st base by Robertson).

FIELDING
E: Eldred (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Milledge (Treanor at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Castillo-Gonzalez, A-Johnson, Zimmerman, R-Cintron-Johnson).

BATTING
2B: Thames (1, Balester).
3B: Thomas (1, Glover).
HR: Sheffield (3, 1st inning off Balester, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Santiago; Polanco; Sheffield 4; Thomas 3; Thames 3; Kelly; Larish; Gomez, A 2; Treanor.
RBI: Sheffield (4), Ramirez, W (4), Gomez, A (2), Polanco 2 (5).
2-out RBI: Sheffield; Polanco 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kelly; Hessman; St. Pierre, M.
SF: Ramirez, W.
GIDP: Polanco; Kelly.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Larish (1, 3rd base by Shell/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Santiago-Rhymes-Kelly).
Pickoffs: Robertson (Dukes at 1st base).

WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Balester(L, 1-1)4.09551317.80
Wagner2.00000106.00
Glover1.01001101.80
Shell1.01001005.00
Totals8.011553514.17
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson(W, 2-1)4.02001503.27
Lyon1.01001001.17
Williamson1.00000107.04
Ni0.23221004.91
Fien(H, 3)1.10000101.23
Seay(S, 1)1.00000001.04
Totals9.06223703.98
HBP: Thames (by Wagner).
Groundouts-flyouts: Balester 5-3, Wagner 3-2, Glover 1-1, Shell 0-2, Robertson 1-5, Lyon 2-1, Williamson 1-1, Ni 0-2, Fien 0-3, Seay 0-3.
Batters faced: Balester 20, Wagner 7, Glover 5, Shell 4, Robertson 14, Lyon 4, Williamson 3, Ni 6, Fien 4, Seay 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Fien 2-0.
Umpires: HP: D.J. Reyburn. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Kevin Causey.
Weather: 79 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 5,523.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media