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@KCR
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@MIN
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@NYY
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@OAK
9
5
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@TEX
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@TOR
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10
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@MIL
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@SDP
11
12
Sunday, September 16, 2012, 3:05PM
, Progressive Field
Attendance: 17,233, Time of Game: 3:24
Tigers
6
77-68
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2 GB
at Indians
7
61-86
 Won 1 
4th, 19 GB
W: Esmil Rogers (2-3)
L: Jose Valverde (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          2  0  1   0  0  0   3  0  0    6 10  1
Indians         0  0  0   2  2  1   0  0  2    7 13  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Quintin Berry CF 5 0 1 0 0 2 .270 .713 22 13 -0.021 0.75 0.056 -0.077 -0.0 2 0 2B
Andy Dirks LF 4 2 2 0 1 0 .312 .844 22 10 0.024 0.84 0.063 -0.039 0.2 2 0
Miguel Cabrera 3B 5 3 3 3 0 1 .330 .992 17 11 0.502 1.24 0.566 -0.064 2.6 1 0 HR,2B
Prince Fielder 1B 4 0 1 0 1 0 .303 .915 19 10 -0.048 1.03 0.026 -0.074 -0.5 7 1 IW
Delmon Young DH 3 0 1 1 1 0 .271 .723 13 6 0.030 1.45 0.091 -0.061 0.7
Brennan Boesch RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .246 .673 16 12 0.103 1.47 0.173 -0.070 0.9 0 0
   Don Kelly RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .514 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jhonny Peralta SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .709 14 7 -0.092 0.89 0.000 -0.092 -1.1 4 1
Alex Avila C 1 0 0 0 1 1 .247 .743 11 6 0.002 0.56 0.019 -0.016 0.2 4 0
   Gerald Laird C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .695 5 3 -0.044 0.88 0.000 -0.044 -0.3 3 1
Omar Infante 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .278 .722 13 9 -0.026 0.68 0.039 -0.065 -0.9 1 3 GDP
Rick Porcello P 1 5
   Drew Smyly P 0 0
   Brayan Villarreal P 0 0
   Phil Coke P 0 0
   Jose Valverde P 0 0
Team Totals 36 6 10 5 4 5 .278 .767 152 87 0.430 1.00 1.033 -0.602 1.8 25 11
2B: M Cabrera (36, off U Jimenez); Q Berry (9, off E Rogers).
HR: M Cabrera (38, off J Smith; 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: P Fielder (18, by U Jimenez).
TB: M Cabrera 7; Q Berry 2; A Dirks 2; P Fielder; D Young; O Infante; B Boesch.
GIDP: O Infante (8).
RBI: M Cabrera 3 (123); B Boesch (54); D Young (64).
2-out RBI: M Cabrera 3; B Boesch.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
PB: A Avila (9).
E: O Infante (16).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Shin-Soo Choo RF 5 0 1 2 0 2 .278 .811 29 16 0.060 1.29 0.171 -0.110 0.8 3 0
Jason Kipnis 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .252 .705 16 10 0.202 1.32 0.269 -0.067 0.3 3 0 2B
Asdrubal Cabrera SS 4 2 2 0 1 0 .269 .755 20 12 -0.058 1.45 0.117 -0.175 0.4 2 3 SB
Carlos Santana C 5 1 3 2 0 0 .254 .779 18 12 0.695 1.87 0.755 -0.060 2.2 5 0 3B,CS
Michael Brantley CF 3 1 0 0 2 0 .282 .740 23 10 -0.074 2.43 0.034 -0.108 -0.2 3 0 IW
Russ Canzler LF 3 1 2 1 0 0 .286 .701 6 5 0.114 2.33 0.191 -0.077 0.6 2 0
   Ezequiel Carrera LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 .245 .679 5 1 -0.024 3.39 0.010 -0.034 0.2 0 0 IW
Lonnie Chisenhall DH 5 0 1 2 0 2 .283 .787 17 13 0.120 2.39 0.205 -0.085 0.4
Casey Kotchman 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .226 .619 9 5 -0.028 0.90 0.018 -0.046 -0.2 8 0
   Vinny Rottino PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .159 .573 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Cord Phelps PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .205 5 3 -0.061 2.46 0.000 -0.061 -0.2
   Matt LaPorta 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .579 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jack Hannahan 3B 3 1 2 0 0 1 .232 .633 11 7 0.027 0.99 0.067 -0.040 0.2 0 4 2·2B
   Brent Lillibridge PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .186 .503 6 4 -0.044 1.81 0.000 -0.044 -0.1 0 0
Ubaldo Jimenez P 0 0
   Joe Smith P 0 0
   Vinnie Pestano P 0 1
   Esmil Rogers P 0 0
Team Totals 38 7 13 7 5 6 .342 .892 165 98 0.929 1.78 1.837 -0.907 4.3 27 8
2B: J Hannahan 2 (15, 2 off R Porcello); J Kipnis (19, off J Valverde).
3B: C Santana (2, off J Valverde).
IBB: E Carrera (1, by J Valverde); M Brantley (7, by J Valverde).
TB: C Santana 5; J Hannahan 4; J Kipnis 2; A Cabrera 2; R Canzler 2; C Kotchman; L Chisenhall; S Choo.
RBI: S Choo 2 (56); L Chisenhall 2 (13); C Santana 2 (67); R Canzler (7).
2-out RBI: S Choo 2; C Santana.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Cabrera-C Kotchman.
E: U Jimenez (1).
Baserunning
SB: A Cabrera (8, 2nd base off D Smyly/G Laird).
CS: C Santana (4, 2nd base by D Smyly/G Laird).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Porcello 4.2 8 4 2 3 2 0 4.57 26 90 53 31 4 18 12 9 5 0 35 -0.318 1.40 -2.1
Drew Smyly 2.1 2 1 1 0 3 0 4.25 8 37 24 13 4 7 3 2 1 0 2 0 0.064 1.00 0.3
Brayan Villarreal, H (9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.36 1 5 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.061 2.46 0.2
Phil Coke, H (19) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.58 2 12 7 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.074 1.51 0.2
Jose Valverde, BS (5), L (3-3) 0.1 3 2 2 2 0 0 3.77 6 22 11 9 0 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 -0.812 4.77 -3.1
Team Totals 8.1 13 7 5 5 6 0 5.40 43 166 98 58 10 30 16 16 7 0 35 2 0 -0.931 1.78 -4.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ubaldo Jimenez 6 5 3 2 3 2 0 5.43 25 96 53 34 7 12 6 14 5 0 51 -0.029 0.98 -0.2
Joe Smith, BS (3) 1 4 3 3 0 1 1 3.32 7 17 11 7 1 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 -0.482 1.27 -2.5
Vinnie Pestano 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.17 3 8 6 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.047 0.64 0.5
Esmil Rogers, W (2-3) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.52 5 31 17 8 1 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.034 0.92 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 6 5 4 5 1 5.00 40 152 87 52 11 24 11 20 7 0 51 0 0 -0.430 1.00 -1.8
Balks: None.
WP: E Rogers (10).
HBP: None.
IBB: U Jimenez (3; P Fielder); J Valverde 2 (5; M Brantley, E Carrera).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Wegner, 1B - Brian Knight, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Mike Winters.
Time of Game: 3:24.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 6mph from Left to Right, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 5-6 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R CLE C. Santana J. Valverde 55% 82% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Kipnis Scores
t7 3-5 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR DET M. Cabrera J. Smith -50% 34% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Infante Scores; Dirks Scores
b9 5-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE J. Kipnis J. Valverde 24% 43% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t1 0-0 2 123 5,(1-2)  RR DET B. Boesch U. Jimenez -17% 30% Single to P (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Dirks Scores; Cabrera Scores/Adv on E1 (throw)/unER; Young to 3B
b4 0-3 2 -23 4,(2-1)  RR CLE S. Choo R. Porcello 17% 38% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Canzler Scores; Hannahan Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET Q. Berry U. Jimenez 2% 52% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  DET A. Dirks U. Jimenez -2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  DET M. Cabrera U. Jimenez -4% 46% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Dirks to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O DET P. Fielder U. Jimenez 3% 49% Groundout: SS-1B; Dirks to 3B; Cabrera to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -23 4,(3-0)  DET D. Young U. Jimenez -1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 123 5,(1-2)  RR DET B. Boesch U. Jimenez -17% 30% Single to P (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Dirks Scores; Cabrera Scores/Adv on E1 (throw)/unER; Young to 3B
t1 2-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O DET J. Peralta U. Jimenez 4% 34% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O CLE S. Choo R. Porcello -2% 32% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CLE J. Kipnis R. Porcello 3% 34% Walk
b1 0-2 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  CLE A. Cabrera R. Porcello 4% 38% Walk; Kipnis to 2B
b1 0-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O CLE C. Santana R. Porcello -5% 33% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b1 0-2 2 12- 5,(3-1)  CLE M. Brantley R. Porcello 3% 37% Walk; Kipnis to 3B; Cabrera to 2B
b1 0-2 2 123 1,(0-0)  O CLE R. Canzler R. Porcello -8% 29% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez facing 8-9-1
t2 2-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET A. Avila U. Jimenez 2% 31% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET O. Infante U. Jimenez 1% 32% Flyball: LF
t2 2-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET Q. Berry U. Jimenez 1% 33% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 7-8-9
b2 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE L. Chisenhall R. Porcello -2% 30% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE C. Kotchman R. Porcello -2% 29% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b2 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  CLE J. Hannahan R. Porcello 2% 31% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b2 0-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  CLE S. Choo R. Porcello 0% 31% Passed Ball; Hannahan to 3B
b2 0-2 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O CLE S. Choo R. Porcello -4% 28% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O DET A. Dirks U. Jimenez 2% 29% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t3 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  DET M. Cabrera U. Jimenez -3% 26% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t3 2-0 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  DET P. Fielder U. Jimenez -1% 25% Intentional Walk
t3 2-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R DET D. Young U. Jimenez -8% 17% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Cabrera Scores; Fielder to 2B
t3 3-0 1 12- 7,(2-2)  O DET B. Boesch U. Jimenez 2% 19% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
t3 3-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O DET J. Peralta U. Jimenez 2% 22% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 2-3-4
b3 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Kipnis R. Porcello -2% 20% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b3 0-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE A. Cabrera R. Porcello -1% 18% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  CLE C. Santana R. Porcello 1% 19% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
b3 0-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Brantley R. Porcello -2% 17% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez facing 8-9-1
t4 3-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  DET A. Avila U. Jimenez -2% 15% Walk
t4 3-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO DET O. Infante U. Jimenez 4% 19% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t4 3-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET Q. Berry U. Jimenez 1% 20% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 6-7-8
b4 0-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE R. Canzler R. Porcello 4% 24% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b4 0-3 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CLE L. Chisenhall R. Porcello -4% 20% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE C. Kotchman R. Porcello -3% 17% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b4 0-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  CLE J. Hannahan R. Porcello 4% 21% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Canzler to 3B
b4 0-3 2 -23 4,(2-1)  RR CLE S. Choo R. Porcello 17% 38% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Canzler Scores; Hannahan Scores
b4 2-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CLE J. Kipnis R. Porcello -3% 35% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez facing 2-3-4
t5 3-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET A. Dirks U. Jimenez 2% 37% Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
t5 3-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O DET M. Cabrera U. Jimenez 2% 39% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t5 3-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O DET P. Fielder U. Jimenez 1% 40% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Rick Porcello facing 3-4-5
b5 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CLE A. Cabrera R. Porcello 6% 46% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b5 2-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  CLE C. Santana R. Porcello 9% 54% Reached on E4/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Cabrera to 2B; Santana to 1B
b5 2-3 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE M. Brantley R. Porcello -4% 51% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Cabrera to 3B; Brantley to 1B
b5 2-3 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CLE R. Canzler R. Porcello 15% 66% Single to P (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Cabrera Scores/unER; Brantley to 3B
b5 3-3 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO CLE L. Chisenhall R. Porcello 3% 69% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B); Brantley Scores/unER; Chisenhall to 1B
b5 4-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  CLE C. Kotchman R. Porcello 2% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Chisenhall to 2B
Drew Smyly replaces Rick Porcello pitching
b5 4-3 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CLE J. Hannahan D. Smyly -4% 67% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 4.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Ubaldo Jimenez facing 5-6-7
t6 3-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET D. Young U. Jimenez 4% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t6 3-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O DET B. Boesch U. Jimenez 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t6 3-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET J. Peralta U. Jimenez 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Drew Smyly facing 1-2-3
b6 4-3 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O CLE S. Choo D. Smyly -2% 73% Strikeout Looking
b6 4-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CLE J. Kipnis D. Smyly -1% 71% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b6 4-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE A. Cabrera D. Smyly 1% 73% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
Gerald Laird replaces Alex Avila playing C batting 8th
b6 4-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  CLE C. Santana D. Smyly 1% 74% Cabrera Steals 2B
b6 4-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R CLE C. Santana D. Smyly 10% 84% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Cabrera Scores
b6 5-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CLE M. Brantley D. Smyly -1% 83% Santana Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Joe Smith facing 8-9-1
Joe Smith replaces Ubaldo Jimenez pitching
Ezequiel Carrera replaces Russ Canzler playing LF batting 6th
t7 3-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O DET G. Laird J. Smith 3% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 3-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  DET O. Infante J. Smith -4% 82% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t7 3-5 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O DET Q. Berry J. Smith 4% 86% Strikeout Looking
t7 3-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  DET A. Dirks J. Smith -3% 83% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Infante to 2B
t7 3-5 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR DET M. Cabrera J. Smith -50% 34% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Infante Scores; Dirks Scores
t7 6-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  DET P. Fielder J. Smith -1% 32% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 6-5 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O DET D. Young J. Smith 2% 35% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, Tigers' Drew Smyly facing 5-6-7
b7 5-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE M. Brantley D. Smyly -5% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CLE E. Carrera D. Smyly -3% 27% Groundout: C unassisted (Front of Home)
b7 5-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CLE L. Chisenhall D. Smyly -2% 24% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Vinnie Pestano facing 6-7-8
Vinnie Pestano replaces Joe Smith pitching
t8 6-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O DET B. Boesch V. Pestano 2% 26% Groundout: P-1B
t8 6-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O DET J. Peralta V. Pestano 2% 28% Strikeout Swinging
t8 6-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O DET G. Laird V. Pestano 1% 29% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, Tigers' Brayan Villarreal facing 8-9-1
Brayan Villarreal replaces Drew Smyly pitching
Don Kelly replaces Brennan Boesch playing RF batting 6th
Vinny Rottino pinch hits for Casey Kotchman (1B) batting 8th
Cord Phelps pinch hits for Vinny Rottino batting 8th
b8 5-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CLE C. Phelps B. Villarreal -6% 23% Groundout: 2B-1B
Phil Coke replaces Brayan Villarreal pitching
Brent Lillibridge pinch hits for Jack Hannahan (3B) batting 9th
b8 5-6 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CLE B. Lillibridge P. Coke -4% 18% Strikeout Swinging
b8 5-6 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CLE S. Choo P. Coke -3% 15% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Esmil Rogers facing 9-1-2
Esmil Rogers replaces Vinnie Pestano pitching
Matt LaPorta replaces Cord Phelps (PH) playing 1B batting 8th
Brent Lillibridge moves from PH to 3B
t9 6-5 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O DET O. Infante E. Rogers 2% 17% Flyball: CF
t9 6-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  DET Q. Berry E. Rogers -3% 14% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t9 6-5 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  DET A. Dirks E. Rogers -3% 11% Walk, Wild Pitch; Berry to 3B
t9 6-5 1 1-3 7,(2-2)  O DET M. Cabrera E. Rogers 5% 15% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-5 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  O DET P. Fielder E. Rogers 3% 19% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, Tigers' Jose Valverde facing 2-3-4
Jose Valverde replaces Phil Coke pitching
b9 5-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CLE J. Kipnis J. Valverde 24% 43% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b9 5-6 0 -2- 5,(1-2)  O CLE A. Cabrera J. Valverde -16% 27% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b9 5-6 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  R CLE C. Santana J. Valverde 55% 82% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Kipnis Scores
b9 6-6 1 --3 4,(3-0)  CLE M. Brantley J. Valverde -0% 82% Intentional Walk
b9 6-6 1 1-3 4,(3-0)  CLE E. Carrera J. Valverde 1% 83% Intentional Walk; Brantley to 2B
b9 6-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  R CLE L. Chisenhall J. Valverde 17% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Santana Scores; Brantley to 3B; Carrera to 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 7.

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