MLB Box Score - Detroit vs. Oakland

American League
TOR 4
TB 5
KC 1
MIN 3
DET 5
OAK 2
ANA 0
SEA 2
National League
PHI 4
CHC 1
All times are US/Eastern

Tigers 5, Athletics 2

Final
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E
Detroit
(61-44)
1000022005110
Oakland
(49-57)
000200000281
W: J. Tata (1-0) L: J. Blanton (8-8)
S: T. Jones (28)
HR: DET - None   OAK - None
 
Detroit Tigers
Curtis Granderson, CF5331001 .305
Placido Polanco, 2B5131001 .343
Gary Sheffield, DH4000012 .293
Magglio Ordonez, RF4011020 .351
Carlos Guillen, SS4000001 .310
Ivan Rodriguez, C4010011 .284
Sean Casey, 1B3000110 .289
Craig Monroe, LF4120012 .222
Brandon Inge, 3B4010021 .251
Totals37511318  
Batting
2B - Placido Polanco (25, Calero), Ivan Rodriguez (21, Calero), Brandon Inge (17, Blanton)
RBI - Curtis Granderson (53), Placido Polanco (46), Magglio Ordonez (88)
2-OUT RBI - Curtis Granderson (25), Placido Polanco (16)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - Guillen-Polanco-Casey, Polanco-Guillen-Casey
Oakland Athletics
Travis Buck, RF4010011 .274
Shannon Stewart, LF4010012 .304
Nick Swisher, 1B4010033 .258
Mike Piazza, DH4010014 .310
Mark Ellis, 2B4000012 .262
Marco Scutaro, 3B4110002 .235
Mark Kotsay, CF2121200 .236
Donnie Murphy, SS4000005 .160
Kurt Suzuki, C2011000 .220
   a- Jack Cust, PH1000000 .251
Totals3328227  
a-flied out for Suzuki in the 9th
Batting
2B - Mark Kotsay (13, Tata)
RBI - Mark Kotsay (19), Kurt Suzuki (7)
2-OUT RBI - Kurt Suzuki (1)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - Murphy-Ellis-Swisher
E - Mark Kotsay (2, Misplayed grounder)
Detroit Tigers
Jordan Tata (W,1-0) 7622250 2.57
Chad Durbin (H,3) 1100020 4.42
Todd Jones (S,28) 1100000 4.67
HBP - Suzuki (by Jordan Tata)
Pitches-Strikes - Jordan Tata 106-63, Chad Durbin 19-13, Todd Jones 13-10
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jordan Tata 5-10, Todd Jones 1-1
Batters Faced - Jordan Tata 29, Chad Durbin 4, Todd Jones 3
Oakland Athletics
Joe Blanton (L,8-8) 6.2955050 3.82
Kiko Calero 1.1200120 5.73
Alan Embree 1000010 3.65
IBB - Casey by Kiko Calero
Pitches-Strikes - Joe Blanton 110-66, Kiko Calero 33-21, Alan Embree 11-7
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Joe Blanton 6-8, Kiko Calero 1-1, Alan Embree 1-1
Batters Faced - Joe Blanton 28, Kiko Calero 7, Alan Embree 3
Game Information
Attendance - 18468
Game Time - 2:43
Temperature - 66
Umpires - Home - Chris Guccione, First Base - Mike Everitt, Second Base - Gerry Davis, Third Base - Paul Nauert