Royals 9, Tigers 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 11 3
Kansas City 2 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 X 9 13 1
WP: N. Field (1-0) S: M. MacDougal (23)
LP: N. Cornejo (3-7)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
-C. Monroe doubled to right center, W. Morris and D. Young scored, C. Monroe to third advancing on throw
-S. Halter singled to right, C. Monroe scored
Bot 1st: Kansas City
-K. Harvey singled to left, M. Tucker and D. Relaford scored
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
-M. Tucker singled to center, M. DiFelice scored, M. Tucker to second advancing on throw
Top 3rd: Detroit
-D. Young homered to left
Top 4th: Detroit
-S. Halter homered to left center
Bot 4th: Kansas City
-M. Tucker singled to right, A. Berroa scored, M. DiFelice to third, C. Febles to second
-D. Relaford safe at first on first baseman S. Halter's fielding error, M. DiFelice scored, C. Febles to third, M. Tucker to second
-C. Beltran grounded into fielder's choice, C. Febles scored, M. Tucker to third, D. Relaford out at second
-R. Ibanez hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Tucker scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
-M. Tucker tripled to center, C. Febles scored
-K. Harvey singled to right, C. Beltran scored, R. Ibanez to third
Top 9th: Detroit
-C. Monroe homered to center, W. Morris scored
-E. Munson homered to center
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Torres rf 5 0 0 0 0 3 4 .216
W. Morris 2b 4 2 1 0 1 0 2 .271
D. Young dh 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 .294
C. Monroe lf 4 2 2 4 1 0 0 .230
E. Munson 3b 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 .246
S. Halter 1b 4 1 2 2 0 1 3 .228
   K. Witt ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
C. Ross rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
   A. Sanchez cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
A.J. Hinch c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .171
R. Santiago ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .234
 Totals 38 8 11 8 3 6 14  
 Batting
2B - C Monroe (7, C George).
HR - D Young (16, 3rd inning off C George 0 on, 1 Out), S Halter (6, 4th inning off C George 0 on, 0 Out), C Monroe (9, 9th inning off S Lowe 1 on, 2 Out), E Munson (11, 9th inning off S Lowe 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Monroe 4 (33), S Halter 2 (18), D Young (46), E Munson (32).
2-out RBI - S Halter, C Monroe 2, E Munson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Halter 1, W Morris 1.
GIDP - A Torres.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Monroe (4, 2nd base off C George/M Difelice).
 
 Fielding
E - S Halter (7, ground ball); A Hinch (2, throw); E Munson (12, ground ball).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Tucker rf 5 2 4 3 0 0 1 .282
D. Relaford 3b 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .291
C. Beltran cf 5 1 0 1 0 0 3 .290
R. Ibanez lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .284
K. Harvey 1b 4 0 2 3 0 0 1 .261
J. Patterson dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
A. Berroa ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .277
M. DiFelice c 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .283
C. Febles 2b 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 .254
 Totals 37 9 13 9 1 0 19  
 Batting
3B - M Tucker (4, C Spurling).
S - C Febles.
SF - R Ibanez.
RBI - K Harvey 3 (40), M Tucker 3 (45), D Relaford (36), C Beltran (45), R Ibanez (49).
2-out RBI - K Harvey 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Patterson 1, M Tucker 1, C Beltran 1, K Harvey 1, A Berroa 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Beltran (23, 2nd base off C Spurling/A Hinch), A Berroa 2 (6, 2nd base off F Rodney/A Hinch, 3rd base off F Rodney/A Hinch).
 
 Fielding
E - D Relaford (10, ground ball).
DP - 1 (A Berroa-C Febles-K Harvey).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Cornejo (L, 3-7) 3.0 9 7 6 1 0 0 4.81
C. Spurling 2.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 4.85
F. Rodney 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 16.20
S. Avery 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.54
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. George 4.2 6 5 5 3 2 2 7.00
N. Field (W, 1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.50
S. Lowe 2.2 4 3 3 0 2 2 5.09
M. MacDougal (S, 23) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.79
WP - C Spurling.
HBP - C Ross (by N Field).
Pitches-strikes - N Cornejo 65-42; C Spurling 35-24; F Rodney 13-11; S Avery 6-5; C George 66-39; N Field 21-13; S Lowe 41-27; M MacDougal 1-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Cornejo 4-5; C Spurling 4-4; F Rodney 1-3; S Avery 1-2; C George 9-3; N Field 1-1; S Lowe 5-1; M MacDougal 1-0.
Batters faced - N Cornejo 19; C Spurling 12; F Rodney 6; S Avery 3; C George 23; N Field 6; S Lowe 12; M MacDougal 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Randy Marsh. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Ejections: DETROIT's Young by Hernandez (9th).
Time: 2:33.
Attendance: 39,920.
Weather: 91 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
DETROIT'S DMITRI YOUNG WAS EJECTED IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE ANGEL HERNANDEZ FOR ARGUING A CALLED THIRD STRIKE.

Updated on Friday, Jul 4, 2003 10:48 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Detroit
C. Monroe C. Monroe
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Tucker M. Tucker
4-5
3 RBI