Detroit 4, Tampa Bay 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, August 30, 2009 1:05 PM
Location - Comerica Park
Temperature - 61°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Everitt, First Base - Brian Gorman, Second Base - Gerry Davis, Third Base - CB Bucknor,
Attendance - 36067

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Tampa Bay 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1
Detroit 0-0 0-0 0-0 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Detroit Tigers have a 0-0 record at home this season. The Tampa Bay Rays have a 0-0 record on the road.
  • Detroit has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Tigers have won 0 of their last 10 games.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Rays have won 0 of their last 10 games.
  • Justin Verlander pitched 8.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 0.00. Fernando Rodney closed out the game to get the save and has 0 save s for the season. Grant Balfour took the loss for Tampa Bay.
  • Placido Polanco had the only homerun for Detroit. Evan Longoria, Akinori Iwamura hit homeruns for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Tampa Bay   Detroit
Jeff Niemann Player Justin Verlander
No Decision W/L Win
7.0 IP 8.0
3 Strikeouts 4
5 Hits 6
2.57 ERA 3.38
Hitting
Tampa Bay   Detroit
B.J. Upton Player Clete Thomas
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Tampa Bay 7 2 14 .219 15 4 3 3 1 0
Detroit 6 1 11 .207 6 4 4 1 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Tampa Bay. The Tigers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Tampa Bay will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Rays have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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