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2006 League Championship Series (4-0): Detroit Tigers (95-67) over Oakland Athletics (93-69)

WS: STL-DET / ALCS: DET-OAK / NLCS: STL-NYM / Div. Series: DET-NYY / OAK-MIN / NYM-LAD / STL-SDP
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at McAfee Coliseum (Oakland Athletics)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  2    3  0  0    0  0  0     5 11  1
    Oakland Athletics            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0     1  8  1

    PITCHERS: DET - Robertson, Rodney (6), Zumaya (8), Jones (9)
              OAK - Zito, Gaudin (4), Kennedy (6), Calero (7), Blanton (8)

               WP - Nate Robertson
	       LP - Barry Zito
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - Inge, Rodriguez
              OAK - none

  ATTENDANCE: 35,655

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 11, 2006 at McAfee Coliseum (Oakland Athletics)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               0  1  0    4  0  2    0  0  1     8 11  0
    Oakland Athletics            1  0  2    0  0  1    1  0  0     5 11  1

    PITCHERS: DET - Verlander, Ledezma (6), Grilli (7), Rodney (8), Jones (9)
              OAK - Loaiza, Gaudin (7), Kennedy (7), Street (9)

               WP - Justin Verlander
	       LP - Esteban Loaiza
             SAVE - Todd Jones

   HOME RUNS: DET - Gomez, Granderson
              OAK - Bradley (2), Chavez

  ATTENDANCE: 36,168

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 13, 2006 at Comerica Park (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Oakland Athletics            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  2  0
    Detroit Tigers               2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  x     3  6  0

    PITCHERS: OAK - Harden, Gaudin (6), Kennedy (7), Calero (8)
              DET - Rogers, Rodney (8), Jones (9)

               WP - Kenny Rogers
	       LP - Rich Harden
             SAVE - Todd Jones

   HOME RUNS: OAK - none
              DET - Monroe

  ATTENDANCE: 41,669

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 14, 2006 at Comerica Park (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Oakland Athletics            2  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     3  8  1
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  3     6 11  0

    PITCHERS: OAK - Haren, Kennedy (6), Calero (7), Street (7)
              DET - Bonderman, Walker (7), Grilli (8), Ledezma (8)

               WP - Wil Ledezma
	       LP - Huston Street
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: OAK - Payton
              DET - Ordonez (2)

  ATTENDANCE: 42,967

Series MVP - Placido Polanco

Series Batting Stats

Detroit Tigers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Jeremy Bonderman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Sean Casey 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 *112 397 47 108 8 59 0 .272 .724
Alexis Gomez 3 9 1 4 0 0 1 4 0 2 .444 .444 .778 1.222 0 0 62 103 17 28 1 6 4 .272 .707
Curtis Granderson 4 15 4 5 2 0 1 2 4 2 .333 .474 .667 1.140 1 0 0 159 596 90 155 19 68 8 .260 .773
Jason Grilli 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carlos Guillen 4 16 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .188 .235 .250 .485 0 0 1 153 543 100 174 19 85 20 .320 .920
Omar Infante 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0 78 224 35 62 4 25 3 .277 .740
Brandon Inge 4 12 3 4 1 0 1 3 3 3 .333 .438 .667 1.104 0 0 0 159 542 83 137 27 83 7 .253 .776
Todd Jones 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wil Ledezma 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0
Craig Monroe 4 14 5 6 2 0 1 4 3 4 .429 .500 .786 1.286 0 0 0 147 541 89 138 28 92 2 .255 .783
Magglio Ordonez 4 17 3 4 0 0 2 6 2 2 .235 .316 .588 .904 0 0 0 155 593 82 177 24 104 1 .298 .827
Neifi Perez 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 *108 301 31 73 2 29 1 .243 .575
Placido Polanco 4 17 2 9 1 0 0 2 2 1 .529 .579 .588 1.167 0 0 0 110 461 58 136 4 52 1 .295 .693
Nate Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 6 0 1 0 1 0 .167 .333
Fernando Rodney 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ivan Rodriguez 4 16 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 4 .125 .176 .313 .489 0 0 0 136 547 74 164 13 69 8 .300 .769
Kenny Rogers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 7 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .429
Ramon Santiago 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 0 43 80 9 18 0 3 2 .225 .506
Marcus Thames 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 110 348 61 89 26 60 1 .256 .882
Justin Verlander 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jamie Walker 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joel Zumaya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 55 137 22 39 7 0 7 22 19 25 .285 .367 .489 .856 2 0 162 5642 822 1548 203 60 .274 .777

Oakland Athletics Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Joe Blanton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Milton Bradley 4 18 4 9 2 0 2 5 0 2 .500 .500 .944 1.444 0 0 0 96 351 53 97 14 52 10 .276 .818
Kiko Calero 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eric Chavez 4 13 1 3 1 0 1 2 2 4 .231 .333 .538 .872 0 0 1 137 485 74 117 22 72 3 .241 .786
Chad Gaudin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rich Harden 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
D'Angelo Jimenez 4 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 2 *28 71 8 13 1 8 0 .183 .601
Jason Kendall 4 17 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .294 .368 .294 .663 0 0 0 143 552 76 163 1 50 11 .295 .709
Joe Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Kielty 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 81 270 35 73 8 36 2 .270 .770
Mark Kiger 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Kotsay 4 16 3 4 2 0 0 0 2 3 .250 .333 .375 .708 0 0 0 129 502 57 138 7 59 6 .275 .719
Esteban Loaiza 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Adam Melhuse 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 49 128 10 28 4 18 0 .219 .648
Jay Payton 4 14 1 4 2 0 1 2 1 2 .286 .333 .643 .976 0 0 0 142 557 78 165 10 59 8 .296 .743
Marco Scutaro 4 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .067 .067 .067 .133 0 0 0 117 365 52 97 5 41 5 .266 .747
Huston Street 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick Swisher 4 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 .100 .400 .100 .500 0 0 0 157 556 106 141 35 95 1 .254 .864
Frank Thomas 4 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .188 .000 .188 0 0 137 466 77 126 39 114 0 .270 .926
Barry Zito 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Totals 58 131 9 29 7 0 4 9 14 28 .221 .301 .366 .668 0 0 162 5500 771 1429 175 61 .260 .752

Detroit Tigers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Jeremy Bonderman 1 1 4.05 0 0 0 0 6.2 6 3 3 2 3 1.200 34 34 4.08 14 8 0 214.0 214 64 202 1.299
Jason Grilli 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 3 1 4.000 51 0 4.21 2 3 0 62.0 61 25 31 1.387
Todd Jones 3 0 0.00 0 0 2 0 3.0 3 0 0 1 2 1.333 62 0 3.94 2 6 37 64.0 70 11 28 1.266
Wil Ledezma 2 0 3.38 1 0 0 0 2.2 2 1 1 1 1 1.125 24 7 3.58 3 3 0 60.1 60 23 39 1.376
Nate Robertson 1 1 0.00 1 0 0 0 5.0 6 0 0 3 4 1.800 32 32 3.84 13 13 0 208.2 206 67 137 1.308
Fernando Rodney 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.2 1 0 0 1 4 0.545 63 0 3.52 7 4 7 71.2 51 34 65 1.186
Kenny Rogers 1 1 0.00 1 0 0 0 7.1 2 0 0 2 6 0.545 34 33 3.84 17 8 0 204.0 195 62 99 1.260
Justin Verlander 1 1 6.75 1 0 0 0 5.1 7 4 4 1 6 1.500 30 30 3.63 17 9 0 186.0 187 60 124 1.328
Jamie Walker 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 56 0 2.81 0 1 0 48.0 47 8 37 1.146
Joel Zumaya 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 62 0 1.94 6 3 1 83.1 56 42 97 1.176
Totals 16 4 2.25 4 0 2 0 36.0 29 9 9 14 28 1.194 162 162 3.841 95 67 1448.0 1420 489 1003 1.318

Oakland Athletics Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Joe Blanton 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 2 1.000 32 31 4.82 16 12 0 194.1 241 58 107 1.539
Kiko Calero 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 1 1 2.000 70 0 3.41 3 2 2 58.0 50 24 67 1.276
Chad Gaudin 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.1 2 0 0 3 1 1.500 55 0 3.09 4 2 2 64.0 51 42 36 1.453
Rich Harden 1 1 4.76 0 1 0 0 5.2 5 3 3 5 4 1.765 9 9 4.24 4 0 0 46.2 31 26 49 1.221
Dan Haren 1 1 5.40 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 3 3 2 7 1.800 34 34 4.12 14 13 0 223.0 224 45 176 1.206
Joe Kennedy 4 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.2 2 0 0 2 2 1.091 39 0 2.31 4 1 1 35.0 34 13 29 1.343
Esteban Loaiza 1 1 10.50 0 1 0 0 6.0 9 7 7 1 5 1.667 26 26 4.89 11 9 0 154.2 179 40 97 1.416
Huston Street 2 0 10.80 0 1 0 0 3.1 4 4 4 0 3 1.200 69 0 3.31 4 4 37 70.2 64 13 67 1.090
Barry Zito 1 1 12.27 0 1 0 0 3.2 7 5 5 3 0 2.727 34 34 3.83 16 10 0 221.0 211 99 151 1.403
Totals 17 4 5.71 0 4 0 0 34.2 39 22 22 19 25 1.673 162 162 4.210 93 69 1451.2 1525 529 1003 1.415

WS: STL-DET / ALCS: DET-OAK / NLCS: STL-NYM / Div. Series: DET-NYY / OAK-MIN / NYM-LAD / STL-SDP
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