Minnesota 6, Detroit 5

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, May 14, 2009 1:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Paul Nauert, First Base - Joe West, Second Base - Ed Rapuano, Third Base - Paul Schrieber,
Attendance - 26046

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 17-16 8-5 9-11 L3
Minnesota 18-17 14-9 4-8 W3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 14-9 record at home this season. The Detroit Tigers have a 9-11 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 3 straight up wins. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Detroit has a streak of 3 straight up losses. The Tigers have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Craig Breslow pitched 1.2 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.84. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 6 save s for the season. Bobby Seay took the loss for Detroit.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Detroit   Minnesota
Justin Verlander Player Scott Baker
Loss W/L Loss
6.1 IP 6.0
13 Strikeouts 4
5 Hits 7
2.84 ERA 7.50
Hitting
Detroit   Minnesota
Miguel Cabrera Player Jason Kubel
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
3 TB 5
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Detroit 9 0 11 .265 9 7 5 1 0 0
Minnesota 9 0 11 .273 15 14 6 5 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against NY Yankees. The Twins have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .529 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Oakland. The Tigers have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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