Royals 12, Tigers 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 6 10 1
Kansas City 2 0 1 1 2 5 0 1 X 12 16 0
WP: J. Affeldt (7-6)
LP: G. Knotts (3-8)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
-R. Ibanez homered to deep center, A. Berroa scored
Top 2nd: Detroit
-R. Santiago grounded out to first, C. Monroe scored, S. Halter to third
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
-C. Beltran homered to deep right
Bot 4th: Kansas City
-B. Mayne safe at first on second baseman W. Morris' fielding error, R. White scored
Top 5th: Detroit
-R. Santiago scored, A. Sanchez to third, W. Morris to second on balk
-B. Higginson hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Sanchez scored, W. Morris to third
-D. Young singled to right, W. Morris scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
-R. White singled to shallow right, R. Ibanez scored, J. Randa to second
-D. Relaford singled to center, J. Randa scored, R. White to third
Bot 6th: Kansas City
-M. Sweeney doubled to deep center, A. Berroa scored
-R. Ibanez singled to right center, M. Sweeney scored
-R. White doubled to deep left, R. Ibanez and J. Randa scored
-A. Berroa singled to second, R. White scored, D. Relaford to third, B. Mayne to second
Top 8th: Detroit
-A.J. Hinch homered to deep left, C. Monroe scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
-D. Relaford grounded into fielder's choice, A. Guiel scored, R. White out at second
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Sanchez cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .284
   B. Petrick rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .219
W. Morris 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .275
B. Higginson rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .236
   O. Infante 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .217
D. Young dh 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .286
   M. Walbeck ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .175
C. Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .247
C. Monroe lf 2 2 1 0 2 0 1 .230
S. Halter 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .212
   A. Torres cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .210
B. Inge c 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .206
   A.J. Hinch c 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .200
R. Santiago ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .221
 Totals 34 6 10 5 4 4 13  
 Batting
HR - A Hinch (2, 8th inning off J Grimsley 1 on, 1 Out).
S - B Inge.
SF - B Higginson.
RBI - R Santiago (25), B Higginson (50), D Young (79), A Hinch 2 (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Pena 1, A Sanchez 1, S Halter 1, W Morris 1.
GIDP - M Walbeck.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - W Morris (6, ground ball).
DP - 3 (R Santiago-C Pena, R Santiago-W Morris-C Pena 2).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Berroa ss 4 2 2 1 1 1 2 .293
C. Beltran cf 4 1 1 1 1 2 5 .306
   D. DeJesus cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Sweeney dh 5 1 1 1 0 2 3 .297
R. Ibanez 1b 4 3 3 3 1 0 0 .299
J. Randa 3b 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 .292
   J. Matos 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
A. Guiel rf 4 1 0 0 1 0 6 .289
R. White lf 4 2 4 3 1 0 0 .333
D. Relaford 2b 4 0 1 2 1 0 2 .260
B. Mayne c 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .242
   M. DiFelice c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
 Totals 38 12 16 11 7 6 24  
 Batting
2B - J Randa (30, G Knotts); M Sweeney (18, F German); R White (5, C Spurling).
HR - R Ibanez (18, 1st inning off G Knotts 1 on, 2 Out), C Beltran (24, 3rd inning off G Knotts 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - R Ibanez 3 (88), C Beltran (96), R White 3 (18), D Relaford 2 (59), M Sweeney (82), A Berroa (72).
2-out RBI - R Ibanez 2, R White 2, A Berroa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Guiel 1, M Sweeney 1, C Beltran 2.
GIDP - B Mayne, J Matos, M Difelice.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - A Berroa (21, 2nd base off C Mears/B Inge).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Relaford-A Berroa-R Ibanez).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Knotts (L, 3-8) 4.0 7 6 5 3 4 2 5.89
C. Mears 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 5.87
F. German 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 5.98
C. Spurling 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.68
B. Schmack 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.50
W. Ledezma 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.79
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Abbott 4.0 6 4 4 2 1 0 5.29
J. Affeldt (W, 7-6) 2.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.96
J. Grimsley 2.0 1 2 2 1 3 1 5.23
A. Levine 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.79
WP - F German 2.
BALK - J Affeldt.
Pitches-strikes - G Knotts 86-60; C Mears 20-12; F German 11-8; C Spurling 19-13; B Schmack 16-9; W Ledezma 15-7; P Abbott 75-48; J Affeldt 27-17; J Grimsley 34-21; A Levine 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Knotts 3-5; C Mears 2-1; F German 0-0; C Spurling 0-1; B Schmack 2-1; W Ledezma 3-0; P Abbott 8-3; J Affeldt 3-3; J Grimsley 3-0; A Levine 3-0.
Batters faced - G Knotts 23; C Mears 6; F German 3; C Spurling 4; B Schmack 5; W Ledezma 4; P Abbott 20; J Affeldt 9; J Grimsley 8; A Levine 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Marvin Hudson. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 3:04.
Attendance: 10,574.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY'S RAUL IBANEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE FIRST INNING.
KANSAS CITY'S PAUL ABBOTT LEFT THE GAME IN THE FIFTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.

Updated on Monday, Sep 22, 2003 11:25 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Detroit
A.J. Hinch A.J. Hinch
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
R. White R. White
4-4
3 RBI