Detroit 3, Cleveland 1

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 3, 2009 1:05 PM
Location - Comerica Park
Temperature - 66°
Umpires - Home Plate - Scott Barry, First Base - Eric Cooper, Second Base - Mike Reilly, Third Base - Lazaro Diaz,
Attendance - 27411

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
Detroit 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 12 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 9-16 5-7 4-9 L2
Detroit 13-11 7-4 6-7 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Detroit Tigers have a 7-4 record at home this season. The Cleveland Indians have a 4-9 record on the road.
  • Detroit has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Tigers have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Indians have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Justin Verlander pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.66. Fernando Rodney closed out the game to get the save and has 6 save s for the season. Cliff Lee took the loss for Cleveland.
  • Brandon Inge had the only homerun for Detroit.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Detroit
Cliff Lee Player Justin Verlander
Loss W/L Win
7.0 IP 7.0
4 Strikeouts 11
12 Hits 2
3.86 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Cleveland   Detroit
Asdrubal Cabrera Player Miguel Cabrera
1 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
1 TB 3
.250 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 3 0 4 .100 16 12 1 4 0 0
Detroit 12 1 17 .333 18 6 3 1 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Tigers have a W/L % of .462 after a win and .636 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Indians have a W/L % of .100 after a win and .533 after a loss.
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