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Box Score: Indians 3, Tigers 5

The in-stadium host made a big deal pregame about how many consecutive games the Indians have played without committing an error. You could feel from that moment things weren’t going to go right for the Tribe.

 

Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
– M. Cabrera singled to right center, A. Jackson scored, Q. Berry to third, M. Cabrera out at second
Top 2nd: Detroit
– A. Jackson safe at first on shortstop A. Cabrera’s throwing error, A. Avila scored, O. Infante to third, A. Jackson to second
– Q. Berry singled to shallow left, O. Infante scored, A. Jackson to third
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
– C. Kotchman homered to deep right center, J. Damon scored
Top 5th: Detroit
– P. Fielder hit sacrifice fly to left center, A. Jackson scored
Top 6th: Detroit
– Q. Berry singled to shallow left, A. Avila scored
Bot 9th: Cleveland
– T. Hafner homered to deep right

 

 Detroit
AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg
A. Jackson cf 4 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .316
Q. Berry lf 4 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 1 .289
M. Cabrera 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 3 .328
P. Fielder 1b 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .306
D. Young dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .269
B. Boesch rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .251
    D. Kelly rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .176
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .266
A. Avila c 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .240
O. Infante 2b 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
 Totals 33 5 8 5 0 6 5 0 16
 Batting
2B – A Avila (12, D Lowe).
S – O Infante.
SF – P Fielder.
RBI – A Jackson (45), Q Berry 2 (22), M Cabrera (82), P Fielder (69).
2-out RBI – Q Berry.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – Q Berry 1, B Boesch 1, J Peralta 3.
GIDP – M Cabrera.
Team LOB – 10.
 Fielding
DP – 1 (A Avila-J Peralta).

 

 Cleveland
AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg
S. Choo rf 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .294
A. Cabrera ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .280
J. Kipnis 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .274
M. Brantley cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .293
C. Santana c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234
T. Hafner dh 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 1 .230
J. Damon lf 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .232
C. Kotchman 1b 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .233
J. Hannahan 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .235
 Totals 31 3 5 3 2 4 8 1 8
 Batting
2B – S Choo (31, M Scherzer); M Brantley (28, M Scherzer).
HR – T Hafner (9, 9th inning off J Valverde 0 on, 1 Out), C Kotchman (10, 3rd inning off M Scherzer 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI – T Hafner (28), C Kotchman 2 (38).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – M Brantley 2, T Hafner 1.
Team LOB – 5.
 Base Running
SB – M Brantley (11, 3rd base off M Scherzer/A Avila).
CS – S Choo (5, 2nd base by M Scherzer/A Avila).
 Fielding
E – A Cabrera (12, throw 2).
Outfield assists – S Choo.
DP – 1 (J Hannahan-J Kipnis-C Kotchman).

 

Detroit
IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA
M. Scherzer (W, 10-5) 7.0 3 2 2 4 8 1 1.38 4.49
J. Benoit (H, 22) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.09 2.87
J. Valverde (S, 19) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.30 3.89

 

 Cleveland
IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA
D. Lowe (L, 8-9) 6.0 8 5 4 3 1 0 1.64 5.09
E. Rogers 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.83 2.49
C. Allen 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.90 0.00
T. Sipp 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.34 5.34
HBP – P Fielder (by D Lowe).
Pitches-strikes – M Scherzer 105-64; J Benoit 13-7; J Valverde 6-5; D Lowe 94-55; E Rogers 25-16; C Allen 21-12; T Sipp 21-13.
Ground balls-fly balls – M Scherzer 5-9; J Benoit 1-2; J Valverde 3-1; D Lowe 12-6; E Rogers 2-1; C Allen 0-1; T Sipp 0-0.
Batters faced – M Scherzer 27; J Benoit 4; J Valverde 4; D Lowe 30; E Rogers 4; C Allen 5; T Sipp 3.