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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:J.Verlander(1-0) L:V.Worley(0-1) S:P.Coke (1)
    HR: DET- None MIN- None



    Detroit Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Jim Joyce; First, Jim Wolf; Second, Ed Hickox; Third, Cory Blaser;
    - Austin Jackson singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Torii Hunter due up.
    - Torii Hunter singled to right. On the play, Austin Jackson advances to third. Runners on first and third with none out and Miguel Cabrera due up.
    - Miguel Cabrera grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second scored Austin Jackson Torii Hunter out at second. Runner on first with one out and Prince Fielder due up.
    - Miguel Cabrera advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with one out and Prince Fielder at the plate.
    - Prince Fielder doubled to left scored Miguel Cabrera. Runner on second with one out and Victor Martinez due up.
    - Victor Martinez struck out looking. Runner on second with two outs and Andy Dirks due up.
    - Andy Dirks grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 1st
    - Aaron Hicks struck out swinging. None on with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer singled to third. Runner on first with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham popped out to third. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau flied out to right to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 2nd
    - Jhonny Peralta singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Alex Avila due up.
    - Alex Avila struck out swinging. On the play, Jhonny Peralta stole second. Runner on second with one out and Omar Infante due up.
    - Omar Infante singled to left scored Jhonny Peralta. Runner on first with one out and Austin Jackson due up.
    - Austin Jackson grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Omar Infante out at second to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 2nd
    - Ryan Doumit flied out to left. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe lined out to short. None on with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee walked. Runner on first with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier struck out looking to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 3rd
    - Torii Hunter doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Miguel Cabrera due up.
    - Miguel Cabrera grounded out short to first. On the play, Torii Hunter advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Prince Fielder due up.
    - Prince Fielder grounded out short to first. Runner on third with two outs and Victor Martinez due up.
    - Victor Martinez grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 3rd
    - Pedro Florimon grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Aaron Hicks struck out looking. None on with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham struck out looking to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 4th
    - Andy Dirks walked. Runner on first with none out and Jhonny Peralta due up.
    - Jhonny Peralta struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Alex Avila due up.
    - Alex Avila grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Andy Dirks out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Omar Infante due up.
    - Omar Infante singled to left. On the play, Alex Avila advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Austin Jackson due up.
    - Austin Jackson reached first on Pedro Florimon`s fielding error. On the play, Omar Infante advances to second Alex Avila advances to third. Bases loaded with two outs and Torii Hunter due up.
    - Torii Hunter grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 4th
    - Justin Morneau doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe flied out to center. On the play, Justin Morneau advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 5th
    - Miguel Cabrera grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Prince Fielder due up.
    - Prince Fielder popped out to short. None on with two outs and Victor Martinez due up.
    - Victor Martinez grounded out to first to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 5th
    - Brian Dozier flied out to center. None on with one out and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Pedro Florimon singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Aaron Hicks struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham struck out looking to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 6th
    - Andy Dirks grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Jhonny Peralta due up.
    - Jhonny Peralta infield single to third. Runner on first with one out and Alex Avila due up.
    - Alex Avila grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Jhonny Peralta out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Omar Infante due up.
    - Omar Infante popped out to short to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 6th
    - Drew Smyly starts the inning for the Tigers.
    - Justin Morneau flied out to left. None on with one out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
    - Brian Dozier walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Pedro Florimon due up.
    - Wilkin Ramirez is pinch hitting for Pedro Florimon.
    - Drew Smyly`s wild pitch scored Trevor Plouffe. On the play, Brian Dozier advances to second and Chris Parmelee advances to third on the wild pitch. Runners on second and third with two outs and Wilkin Ramirez at the plate.
    - Pinch-Hitter Wilkin Ramirez grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 7th
    - Casey Fien starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Eduardo Escobar replaces Wilkin Ramirez playing shortstop, batting 9th.
    - Austin Jackson struck out looking. None on with one out and Torii Hunter due up.
    - Torii Hunter struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Miguel Cabrera due up.
    - Miguel Cabrera struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 7th
    - Aaron Hicks grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
    - Josh Willingham singled to left. On the play, Joe Mauer advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Justin Morneau walked. Bases loaded with one out and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Al Alburquerque enters the game for the Tigers with the bases loaded and one out.
    - Ryan Doumit singled to left scored Joe Mauer. On the play, Justin Morneau advances to second and Josh Willingham advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
    - Trevor Plouffe struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and Chris Parmelee due up.
    - Chris Parmelee struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 8th
    - Brian Duensing starts the inning for the Twins.
    - Prince Fielder singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Victor Martinez due up.
    - Victor Martinez walked. Runners on first and second with none out and Andy Dirks due up.
    - Andy Dirks sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Victor Martinez advances to second and Prince Fielder advances to third. Runners on second and third and with one out and Jhonny Peralta due up.
    - Jhonny Peralta intentionally walked. Bases loaded with one out and Alex Avila due up.
    - Alex Avila struck out looking. Bases loaded with two outs and Omar Infante due up.
    - Josh Roenicke enters the game for the Twins with the bases loaded and two outs.
    - Josh Roenicke`s wild pitch scores Prince Fielder. Jhonny Peralta advances to second and Victor Martinez advances to third on a wild pitch. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Omar Infante at the plate.
    - Omar Infante popped out to second to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 8th
    - Joaquin Benoit starts the inning for the Tigers.
    - Brian Dozier struck out swinging. None on with one out and Eduardo Escobar due up.
    - Eduardo Escobar grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Aaron Hicks due up.
    - Aaron Hicks walked. Runner on first with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
    - Joe Mauer flied out to left to end the inning.

    Detroit Top 9th
    - Austin Jackson flied out to left. None on with one out and Torii Hunter due up.
    - Torii Hunter grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Miguel Cabrera due up.
    - Miguel Cabrera struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Minnesota Bottom 9th
    - Josh Willingham popped out to catcher. None on with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
    - Phil Coke enters the game for the Tigers with none on and one out.
    - Justin Morneau struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Ryan Doumit due up.
    - Ryan Doumit flied out to right to end the game.

    Detroit 4, Minnesota 2


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: J.Verlander (1-0); LP:V.Worley (0-1); S:P.Coke (1).

    Detroit 4, Minnesota 2

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      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

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      Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

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      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

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      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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      You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

      News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

      Updated:

      JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

      News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
      More>>

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

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        Sunday, April 26 2015 11:18 AM EDT2015-04-26 15:18:03 GMT
        Temps will only fall back to around 76 by Sunday morning.
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      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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