MLB Play by Play - Minnesota vs. Detroit

Twins 1st
Justin Verlander pitching:
Carlos Gomez:Gomez grounded bunt out to pitcher.
Alexi Casilla:Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Casilla struck out looking.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Morneau flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 1st
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Strike looking, Granderson lined out to left.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Polanco grounded out to shortstop.
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Ball, Foul, Guillen singled to right.
Miguel Cabrera:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Cabrera flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 2nd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Jason Kubel:Kubel flied out to left.
Brendan Harris:Strike looking, Strike looking, Harris struck out swinging.
Brian Buscher:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buscher struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 2nd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Matt Joyce:Strike looking, Joyce fouled out to third.
Marcus Thames:Foul, Thames safe at first on 3rd baseman Buscher's throwing error.
Clete Thomas:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Thomas homered to right, Thames scored.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Inge flied out to center.
Ramon Santiago:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Santiago reached on an infield single.
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Granderson walked, Santiago to second.
Placido Polanco:Ball, Polanco fouled out to catcher.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 3rd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Mike Lamb:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lamb grounded out to second.
Denard Span:Foul, Strike looking, Span struck out swinging.
Carlos Gomez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Gomez lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 3rd
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Carlos Guillen:Strike looking, Foul, Guillen flied out to left.
Miguel Cabrera:Strike swinging, Cabrera lined out to shortstop.
Matt Joyce:Foul, Joyce flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 4th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Alexi Casilla:Foul, Foul, Casilla singled to center.
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Mauer reached on fielder's choice to second, Casilla out at second.
Justin Morneau:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Morneau doubled to left, Mauer to third.
Jason Kubel:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Mauer scored, Morneau to third on wild pitch, Foul, Foul, Ball, Kubel walked.
Brendan Harris:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Harris singled to center, Morneau scored, Kubel to second.
Brian Buscher:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Buscher struck out swinging.
Mike Lamb:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lamb grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 4th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Marcus Thames:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Thames struck out swinging.
Clete Thomas:Ball, Ball, Thomas doubled to center.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Inge reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Thomas out at third.
Ramon Santiago:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Santiago struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 5th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Denard Span:Foul, Span grounded out to shortstop.
Carlos Gomez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gomez struck out looking.
Alexi Casilla:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Casilla grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 5th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Granderson walked.
Placido Polanco:Ball, Foul, Polanco singled to right, Granderson to second.
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Guillen reached on fielder's choice to second, Granderson to third, Polanco out at second.
Miguel Cabrera:Strike looking, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop, Granderson scored, Guillen to second.
Matt Joyce:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Guillen to third on wild pitch, Joyce flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 6th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Joe Mauer:Strike looking, Foul, Mauer struck out swinging.
Justin Morneau:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Morneau struck out looking.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Kubel grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 6th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Marcus Thames:Thames fouled out to third.
Clete Thomas:Thomas grounded out to second.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Inge struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Twins 7th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Brendan Harris:Foul, Harris fouled out to first.
Brian Buscher:Ball, Ball, Buscher singled to right.
Mike Lamb:Lamb flied out to right.
Denard Span:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Span grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Tigers 7th
Nick Blackburn pitching:
Ramon Santiago:Ball, Santiago fouled out to left.
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Granderson safe at first on 2nd baseman Casilla's fielding error.
Placido Polanco:Polanco popped out to second.
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Guillen struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Twins 8th
Joel Zumaya pitching:
Carlos Gomez:Ball, Strike swinging, Gomez popped out to first.
Alexi Casilla:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Casilla flied out to right.
Joe Mauer:Ball, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked.
Justin Morneau:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Intentional ball, Morneau intentionally walked, Mauer to second.
Jason Kubel:Ball, Ball, Kubel fouled out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 8th
Brian Bass pitching:
Miguel Cabrera:Strike looking, Cabrera grounded out to first.
Matt Joyce:Ball, Joyce homered to center.
Marcus Thames:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Thames walked.
Clete Thomas:Ryan Raburn ran for Marcus Thames, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Thomas grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Raburn out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Twins 9th
Todd Jones pitching:
Brendan Harris:Todd Jones relieved Joel Zumaya, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Harris struck out swinging.
Brian Buscher:Ball, Foul, Buscher grounded out to second.
Mike Lamb:Strike looking, Lamb flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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