Detroit 11, Kansas City 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(94-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 11 11 0
Kansas City 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 10 1
WP: J. Verlander (17-9)
LP: R. Hernandez (6-10)
(58-97)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Detroit
- C. Granderson hit sacrifice fly to left, C. Monroe scored
- M. Ordonez singled to center, O. Infante and B. Inge scored, I. Rodriguez to second
- C. Guillen singled to left, I. Rodriguez scored, M. Ordonez to second
- M. Stairs singled to right, M. Ordonez scored, C. Guillen to third
- C. Monroe homered to deep left, M. Stairs and C. Guillen scored
- B. Inge homered to deep right center
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus doubled to deep center, E. German and A. Blanco scored
Top 5th: Detroit
- I. Rodriguez doubled to deep right, O. Infante scored
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Stairs homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright grounded out to shortstop, A. Blanco scored
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright singled to center, J. Keppinger scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 1 1 1 3 5 .264
I. Rodriguez c 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .293
    V. Wilson c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
S. Casey 1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .230
    C. Shelton 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
M. Ordonez rf 4 1 1 2 1 1 3 .296
    B. Clevlen rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
C. Guillen ss 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .317
    R. Santiago ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
M. Stairs dh 5 2 2 2 0 2 3 .243
C. Monroe lf 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 .260
    A. Gomez pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
B. Inge 3b 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 .253
O. Infante 2b 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 .284
    K. Hooper ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
 Totals 37 11 11 11 6 10 19  
 Batting
2B - C Granderson (31, R Hernandez); C Monroe 2 (34, J Nelson, R Hernandez); I Rodriguez (28, T Wellemeyer).
HR - C Monroe (27, 2nd inning off R Hernandez 2 on, 2 Out), B Inge (26, 2nd inning off T Wellemeyer 0 on, 2 Out), M Stairs (12, 6th inning off R Braun 0 on, 1 Out).
S - O Infante.
SF - C Granderson.
RBI - C Granderson (66), M Ordonez 2 (102), C Guillen (80), M Stairs 2 (47), C Monroe 3 (89), B Inge (80), I Rodriguez (64).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez 2, C Guillen, M Stairs, C Monroe 3, B Inge.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Stairs 2, M Ordonez 1, C Granderson 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (O Infante-C Guillen-S Casey).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Gathright cf 5 0 1 2 0 0 2 .233
E. German 2b 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .336
    A. Sanchez ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
D. DeJesus lf 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 .295
    M. Maier lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .245
R. Shealy 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .284
S. Costa rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .271
J. Keppinger 3b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .222
P. Bako c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .209
    P. Phillips ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263
A. Blanco ss-2b 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 .241
    A. Berroa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
 Totals 36 4 10 4 2 9 12  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (34, J Verlander); J Keppinger (1, A Miller).
3B - A Blanco (1, J Walker).
RBI - D DeJesus 2 (51), J Gathright 2 (39).
2-out RBI - D DeJesus 2, J Gathright.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 2.
GIDP - S Costa.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Keppinger (2, bunt).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 17-9) 5.0 6 2 2 2 3 0 3.63
J. Grilli 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.18
J. Walker 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2.20
Z. Miner 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.48
A. Miller 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3.68
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hernandez (L, 6-10) 1.2 7 8 1 2 1 1 6.38
T. Wellemeyer 3.1 2 2 2 3 3 1 3.74
R. Braun 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 8.31
A. Sisco 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 7.31
A. Burgos 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.60
J. Nelson 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.08
HBP - B Inge (by R Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 88-57; J Grilli 14-12; J Walker 19-12; Z Miner 18-10; A Miller 17-15; R Hernandez 58-35; T Wellemeyer 65-39; R Braun 17-10; A Sisco 21-13; A Burgos 17-9; J Nelson 20-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 7-5; J Grilli 0-2; J Walker 1-1; Z Miner 0-1; A Miller 1-0; R Hernandez 1-4; T Wellemeyer 1-6; R Braun 1-1; A Sisco 0-1; A Burgos 2-0; J Nelson 0-1.
Batters faced - J Verlander 22; J Grilli 4; J Walker 4; Z Miner 3; A Miller 5; R Hernandez 16; T Wellemeyer 15; R Braun 4; A Sisco 4; A Burgos 3; J Nelson 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 3:00.
Attendance: 10,922.
Weather: 64 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY DETROIT'S CRAIG MONROE AND BRANDON INGE IN THE SECOND INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Monday, Sep 25, 2006 5:29 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Monroe C. Monroe
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
D. DeJesus D. DeJesus
3-3
2 RBI