* TOP OF THE 1st, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

So settle in ... this is a championship game

* B. GARDNER facing J. VERLANDER, T 1st, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

VERLANDER to the wind ... strike three ... GARDNER swung right through it ... one away

* R. CANO facing J. VERLANDER, T 1st, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

VERLANDER into the wind ... CANO pops it up behind the plate ... WIETERS moves under it

and hauls it in ... for out number two

* M. CABRERA facing J. VERLANDER, T 1st, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

VERLANDER winds and fires ... CABRERA dribbles it toward third ... SANDOVAL will have to hurry

the snap throw to first ... in time to retire CABRERA ... for the third out

* BOTTOM OF THE 1st, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* C. KOTCHMAN facing I. KENNEDY, B 1st, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The pitch ... fly ball left field ... no trouble ... GARDNER moves under it ... and brings it down

and there's one away

* D. DESCALSO facing I. KENNEDY, B 1st, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

KENNEDY comes home ... cut on ... ground ball to RODRIGUEZ ... he's up with it

the throw across the diamond ... out at first ... for out number two

* G. JONES facing I. KENNEDY, B 1st, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The pitch ... low ... ball four ... Garrett hustles down to first

that was JONES's first walk of the series

* P. SANDOVAL facing I. KENNEDY, B 1st, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Tied 0-0

The offering ... banged to right ... and it drops ... SWEENEY takes it on the hop

JONES's well around second

TRY FOR THIRD? (1-yes, 2-no*)

but the third base coach is on the job ... JONES stops at second ... as the throw comes in

and SANDOVAL is on with a single ... for Pablo SANDOVAL, his 1st hit of the series

* M. WIETERS facing I. KENNEDY, B 1st, 2 Outs, 1st and 2nd, Tied 0-0

The runners take their lead ... here he comes ... popped foul behind third ... RODRIGUEZ's over

he's under it ... and makes the catch

* TOP OF THE 2nd, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* J. WILLINGHAM facing J. VERLANDER, T 2nd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

VERLANDER delivers ... it's a whiff ... one away

* A. RODRIGUEZ facing J. VERLANDER, T 2nd, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The delivery from VERLANDER ... well hit drive ... deep to left field ... carrying

and PIERRE chases it down! ... what a catch ... two down

* A. CABRERA facing J. VERLANDER, T 2nd, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

VERLANDER winds up ... it's a whiff ... side retired

* BOTTOM OF THE 2nd, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* J. PIERRE facing I. KENNEDY, B 2nd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

To the plate ... a whiff! ... one down

* S. FULD facing I. KENNEDY, B 2nd, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

KENNEDY now ... hit deep ... it's going ... but it won't make it ... GARDNER hauls it in

two down

* R. THERIOT facing I. KENNEDY, B 2nd, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

And the pitch comes in ... didn't mean to swing ... a slow roller to the left side

CABRERA will have to rush his throw ... wide throw!

OVERBAY could not keep his foot on the bag ... and THERIOT is on at first

that should be an error on CABRERA ... and it is...E6

* R. ANDINO facing I. KENNEDY, B 2nd, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Tied 0-0

Here's the pitch ... taken ... THERIOT breaks for second

MAKE THROW? (1-yes*, 2-no)

PIERZYNSKI digs it out and fires ... tags him ... and THERIOT crawls under the tag

he almost came up short on that slide ... that's his 1st steal of the series

* R. ANDINO facing I. KENNEDY, B 2nd, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Tied 0-0

THERIOT at second takes a big lead ... the pitch ... off the end of the bat ... a weak pop fly

easy chance for CANO ... side retired

* TOP OF THE 3rd, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* R. SWEENEY facing J. VERLANDER, T 3rd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

Here's the pitch ... upstairs with a fast one ... SWEENEY doesn't offer

and VERLANDER gets the call ... he's out on strikes ... one away

* A. PIERZYNSKI facing J. VERLANDER, T 3rd, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The pitch ... PIERZYNSKI clubs a high drive ... deep to right ... it could be ... JONES to the track

and he takes it at the wall ... PIERZYNSKI just missed it ... two gone

* L. OVERBAY facing J. VERLANDER, T 3rd, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The pitch ... it's a whiff ... side retired

for VERLANDER, that's already his 5th strikeout of the game

* BOTTOM OF THE 3rd, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* C. KOTCHMAN facing I. KENNEDY, B 3rd, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

KENNEDY into the wind ... on the hands ... KOTCHMAN sends it high in the air ... but shallow

CABRERA drifts under it ... and bags it for the putout ... one down

* D. DESCALSO facing I. KENNEDY, B 3rd, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

And the pitch ... cut on ... ground ball to RODRIGUEZ ... he's up with it

the throw across the diamond ... out at first ... and that's the second out

* G. JONES facing I. KENNEDY, B 3rd, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

KENNEDY with the pitch ... fastball ... bounced up the middle ... CANO over ... and it's through

base hit for JONES

* P. SANDOVAL facing I. KENNEDY, B 3rd, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Tied 0-0

Here comes the pitch ... strike three on the outside corner ... KENNEDY slipped one by him

that's three away

* TOP OF THE 4th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* B. GARDNER facing J. VERLANDER, T 4th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

Now VERLANDER comes home with it ... grounded to short ... THERIOT's there ... the throw to first

gets him ... one down

* R. CANO facing J. VERLANDER, T 4th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

Here's the pitch from VERLANDER ... just over the knees ... the plate ump thumbs him out

two gone ... for VERLANDER strikeout number 6

* M. CABRERA facing J. VERLANDER, T 4th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

Here comes the pitch ... popped up ... shallow center field ... FULD's coming on ... and he's got it

side retired

* BOTTOM OF THE 4th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* M. WIETERS facing I. KENNEDY, B 4th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The pitch ... and he fans him ... WIETERS's gone ... one away

* J. PIERRE facing I. KENNEDY, B 4th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The pitch ... hit to straightaway center field ... plenty of room ... WILLINGHAM moves under it

and takes it in ... two down

* S. FULD facing I. KENNEDY, B 4th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

The pitch ... rapped back to the mound ... and he spears it! ... over to first

and FULD's retired

* TOP OF THE 5th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* J. WILLINGHAM facing J. VERLANDER, T 5th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

To the plate ... the heater ... it's in there ... strike three ... one away

7th strikeout for VERLANDER

* A. RODRIGUEZ facing J. VERLANDER, T 5th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

VERLANDER comes to the plate ... RODRIGUEZ's called out on strikes ... two down

for VERLANDER, that's already his 8th strikeout of the game

* A. CABRERA facing J. VERLANDER, T 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

And the pitch comes in ... swung on ... a squibber in front of the plate ... VERLANDER is in

picks it up ... spins...fires to first ... in time

* BOTTOM OF THE 5th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 0

* R. THERIOT facing I. KENNEDY, B 5th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

Here's the pitch ... THERIOT turns the bat loose ... but comes up empty ... he's out of there

one down

* R. ANDINO facing I. KENNEDY, B 5th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Tied 0-0

Here's the pitch ... ANDINO smacks it ... it's toward the gap in right center

and it gets by WILLINGHAM ... and rolls to the wall ... ANDINO hits second under full steam

he's heading for third ... they're waving him home ... WILLINGHAM's throw ... here's the relay

SAFE!...under the tag ... and a run scores ... score that a single ... oh man, what a play

Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* C. KOTCHMAN facing I. KENNEDY, B 5th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

Here he comes ... breaking ball ... called strike three ... two gone

* D. DESCALSO facing I. KENNEDY, B 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

KENNEDY delivers ... off-balance swing ... it's skied ... in foul territory ... PIERZYNSKI's over

OVERBAY's there ... at the dugout ... it's out of reach ... strike one

* D. DESCALSO facing I. KENNEDY, B 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

KENNEDY winds and fires ... in the dirt ... ball one

* D. DESCALSO facing I. KENNEDY, B 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

Here he comes ... he swings ... it's a fly ball to the gap in right ... WILLINGHAM's racing over

so's SWEENEY ... it drops in for a hit ... and he will make second easily

a double for Danny DESCALSO

* G. JONES facing I. KENNEDY, B 5th, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 1-0

DESCALSO stretches his lead off second ... and the pitch ... slow chopper toward CABRERA

he charges it ... surrounds it ... juggles it ... he'll go to first ... for the third out

* TOP OF THE 6th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* R. SWEENEY facing J. VERLANDER, T 6th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

The pitch from VERLANDER ... SWEENEY strokes it sharply toward short ... THERIOT into the hole

plants himself for the long throw ... guns it hard to KOTCHMAN ... got him!

and there's one away

* A. PIERZYNSKI facing J. VERLANDER, T 6th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

The pitch comes in ... it's a shot to left center ... drops in front of FULD ... takes it in

PIERZYNSKI holds first with a single ... for Palm Beach ... the 1st hit in this game

breaking up the no-hitter for Justin VERLANDER with one down here in the 6th

the tying run is on ... for A.J. PIERZYNSKI, his 2nd hit of the series

* L. OVERBAY facing J. VERLANDER, T 6th, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Behind 0-1

The pitch comes in ... towering fly ball ... back goes PIERRE ... he snags it ... two away

and PIERZYNSKI returns to first

* B. GARDNER facing J. VERLANDER, T 6th, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Behind 0-1

Here's the pitch from VERLANDER ... swung on and missed ... he struck him out ... three down

9 Ks!

* BOTTOM OF THE 6th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* P. SANDOVAL facing I. KENNEDY, B 6th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

He lets one go ... hit in the air to left field ... GARDNER glides back ... plenty of room

and he covers it ... one down

* M. WIETERS facing I. KENNEDY, B 6th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

He brings it in ... rip and a miss by WIETERS ... and that's a strikeout ... two away

* J. PIERRE facing I. KENNEDY, B 6th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

Now the delivery ... just over the knees ... the plate ump thumbs him out ... three down

* TOP OF THE 7th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* R. CANO facing J. VERLANDER, T 7th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

VERLANDER deals ... it's a whiff ... one away ... 10 strikeouts for VERLANDER

* M. CABRERA facing J. VERLANDER, T 7th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

VERLANDER to the wind ... hooked down the right field line ... will it stay fair?

yes! it's in play ... the ball rolls all the way to the corner

CABRERA turns second and looks to third ... no, he holds up ... he'll settle for two

the tying run is now at second base ... for CABRERA, his 2nd double of the series

for Miguel CABRERA, his 4th hit of the series

* J. WILLINGHAM facing J. VERLANDER, T 7th, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Behind 0-1

The offering ... on the hands ... popped up ... SANDOVAL's drifting back ... THERIOT's racing over

into foul territory ... he waves off SANDOVAL ... and makes the catch ... for the second out

CABRERA holds second

* A. RODRIGUEZ facing J. VERLANDER, T 7th, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Behind 0-1

VERLANDER spins and fires to second ... it's right there ... the tag ... he's back

VERLANDER's back on the rubber ... quick move to the plate ... and RODRIGUEZ is caught looking

three away! ... 11 Ks!

* BOTTOM OF THE 7th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* S. FULD facing I. KENNEDY, B 7th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

Here comes the pitch ... checked swing ... he went around ... one down

* R. THERIOT facing I. KENNEDY, B 7th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

Now the pitch ... and it's pulled hard to left ... it's deep enough if it's fair ... going

foul ball! ... strike one

* R. THERIOT facing I. KENNEDY, B 7th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

KENNEDY now ... hot smash to CANO ... takes it on one hop ... over to OVERBAY at first ... two away

* R. ANDINO facing I. KENNEDY, B 7th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

The pitch ... ANDINO lofts a routine fly ball to center ... WILLINGHAM drifts under it

and hauls it in ... three down

* TOP OF THE 8th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* A. CABRERA facing J. VERLANDER, T 8th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

He cranks and fires ... swung on ... routine grounder to second ... ANDINO scoops it

flips to first ... bad throw! ... his foot was off the bag ... and CABRERA's safe at first

ANDINO picks up an error ... the tying run is on

* R. SWEENEY facing J. VERLANDER, T 8th, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Behind 0-1

They're holding CABRERA ... but he's well off the bag ... the pitch ... rip and a miss by SWEENEY

and that's a strikeout ... one down! ... 12 strikeouts for VERLANDER

* A. PIERZYNSKI facing J. VERLANDER, T 8th, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Behind 0-1

CABRERA two full strides off first ... and now the pitch ... drilled to the left side

right at THERIOT ... this should be two ... flips the ball to ANDINO ... relay to KOTCHMAN

double play! ... three away!

Tornadoes skipper walking down the bench

He'll make a change ... looks like KOTCHMAN is coming out ... Miguel MONTERO will pinch hit for him

bats left ... he shoulders the bat ... strolls to the box

* BOTTOM OF THE 8th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* M. MONTERO facing I. KENNEDY, B 8th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 1-0

Now he comes home with it ... MONTERO started to swing ... did he hold up?

they check with the third base ump ... a base on balls for MONTERO

and that's only the 2nd walk issued by KENNEDY ... that was MONTERO's first walk of the series

* D. DESCALSO facing I. KENNEDY, B 8th, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Ahead 1-0

Firstbaseman OVERBAY holding the runner on ... the pitch ... a towering fly ball to center

WILLINGHAM drifts back ... and he takes it in ... one away ... MONTERO retreats quickly

* G. JONES facing I. KENNEDY, B 8th, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Ahead 1-0

Here's the pitch ... JONES lashes one to right ... base hit ... that could be trouble

it's rolling ... SWEENEY gallops for it ... he's up with it ... MONTERO rounds third

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

the throw comes in to CABRERA ... they're holding MONTERO at third

and JONES's in standing with a double ... 2nd safety for JONES

And here comes Bombers manager Joe Torre ... he's asking KENNEDY for the ball

he'll go to lefty Eric O'FLAHERTY ... and that will turn around SANDOVAL

so KENNEDY gets his innings ... he pitched seven and a third ... the line on him

one unearned run ... so far ... on 5 hits ... 2 walks ... he struck out 8

he's responsible for the runners ... he can only lose it

so despite an excellent performance from Ian KENNEDY ... he cannot win this game

for O'FLAHERTY his first appearance in the series ... he's a southpaw

he'll be looking for the strikeout

* P. SANDOVAL facing E. O'FLAHERTY, B 8th, 1 Out, 2nd and 3rd, Ahead 1-0

Taylors could break it open right here ... O'FLAHERTY's ready to fire it in

and they're putting SANDOVAL on ... he trots down to first ... but SANDOVAL's disappointed

Joe Torre will let O'FLAHERTY ... take his chances with Matt WIETERS

Tornadoes skipper walking down the bench

He'll buy a little insurance ... coming in to bat for WIETERS ... Torii HUNTER

that's WIETERS out, HUNTER to the plate ... bats right ... he grabs a bat ... heads to the box

And here comes Bombers manager Joe Torre ... again ... he's asking O'FLAHERTY for the ball

he'll bring in Bombers right-hander Jeff SAMARDZIJA ... so O'FLAHERTY didn't get his man

he pitched to one batter ... the result ... one walk ... he leaves the game with the bases full

for SAMARDZIJA his first appearance in the series ... he's a right-handed pitcher

he has his work cut out for him

* T. HUNTER facing J. SAMARDZIJA, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Ahead 1-0

They're pulled in around the infield ... quick move to the plate ... hard two-bouncer to short

fires home ... out! ... PIERZYNSKI throws to first ... and they get him! ... bang! bang!

double play! ... and they get out of the inning

Miguel MONTERO ... he'll be catching for Taylors

Garrett JONES moves from right field to first base

Mark this down ... Torii HUNTER will stay in the game ... now playing right for the Tornadoes

* TOP OF THE 9th, Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1

* L. OVERBAY facing J. VERLANDER, T 9th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

The pitch is on the way ... hit to straightaway center field ... it's playable

FULD moves under it ... and takes it in ... one down

* B. GARDNER facing J. VERLANDER, T 9th, 1 Out, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

Here's the pitch ... strike three ... GARDNER swung right through it ... two away!

13th strikeout! ... and one out to go ... GARDNER has now struck out 3 times

* R. CANO facing J. VERLANDER, T 9th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 0-1

The delivery ... swing and a miss ... and CANO is out ... he didn't get cheated on that cut

and that's the last out of the game

FINAL SCORE : Bombers 0, Tornadoes 1