Detroit 1, Cleveland 0

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, May 8, 2009 7:05 PM
Location - Progressive Field
Temperature - 70°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jim Wolf, First Base - Brian O'Nora, Second Base - Fieldin Culbreth, Third Base - Chad Fairchild,
Attendance - 27492

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 15-13 8-5 7-8 W1
Cleveland 11-19 5-8 6-11 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Cleveland Indians have a 5-8 record at home this season. The Detroit Tigers have a 7-8 record on the road.
  • Cleveland has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Indians have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Detroit has a streak of 1 straight up wins. The Tigers have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Justin Verlander pitched 9.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.50. Cliff Lee took the loss for Cleveland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Detroit   Cleveland
Justin Verlander Player Cliff Lee
Win W/L Loss
9.0 IP 8.0
11 Strikeouts 5
2 Hits 7
0.00 ERA 1.12
Hitting
Detroit   Cleveland
Clete Thomas Player Victor Martinez
2 Hits 1
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.500 Avg .333

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Detroit 7 0 8 .219 14 6 1 2 1 0
Cleveland 2 0 3 .074 6 11 0 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Indians have a W/L % of .083 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Tigers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .692 after a loss.
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