Jhonny Peralta led off the top of the inning with a double, but was caught in no-man's land during an Omar Infante groundout. Mike Napoli made a strong throw to second, picking off Peralta for the first out of the inning:
Alex Avila followed with a single, and Infante ended up at third thanks to an error by Shane Victorino. Jose Iglesias hit a groundball to third, and Will Middlebrooks gunned down Infante at the plate to keep the game scoreless.
Austin Jackson ended the inning with a flyout to right field.
Fans and writers following the game on Twitter were not impressed with the Detroit baserunning during the inning:
Detroit, TOOTBLAN capital of America.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) October 13, 2013
Game 1 of the ALCS remains tied at 0-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth.