Kansas City 9, Detroit 7, 11 innings
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(60-100)
  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 9 19 0
Detroit 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 14 2
WP: Z. Greinke (1-0) S: J. Peralta (1)
LP: J. Walker (0-1)
(95-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson homered to deep right
- C. Guillen singled to center, S. Casey scored, M. Ordonez to third
- I. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Ordonez scored, C. Guillen to second
- M. Stairs singled to center, C. Guillen scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- E. German tripled to deep right center, D. DeJesus scored
- M. Sweeney singled to left, E. German scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- E. Brown hit sacrifice fly to deep center, D. DeJesus scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus tripled to deep center, J. Keppinger scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- S. Costa singled to right, M. Maier scored, J. Buck to second
Top 11th: Kansas City
- E. Brown homered to deep left
- P. Phillips homered to deep left
- J. Keppinger homered to deep left, J. Gathright scored
Bot 11th: Detroit
- C. Guillen singled to center, P. Polanco and C. Granderson scored, M. Ordonez to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 6 2 3 1 1 0 0 .294
E. German 2b 6 1 2 1 0 1 2 .326
M. Sweeney dh 5 0 3 1 0 1 4 .249
    M. Maier pr-dh 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
E. Brown rf 5 1 1 2 0 0 4 .286
P. Phillips 1b 6 1 2 1 0 0 2 .273
J. Buck c 6 0 2 0 0 1 3 .245
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .233
    S. Costa ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .274
    A. Sanchez ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
J. Gathright cf 6 1 3 0 0 2 0 .233
J. Keppinger 3b 5 2 2 2 0 0 6 .235
 Totals 52 9 19 9 1 7 22  
 Batting
3B - E German (5, W Ledezma); D DeJesus (5, J Zumaya).
HR - E Brown (15, 11th inning off J Walker 0 on, 0 Out), P Phillips (1, 11th inning off J Walker 0 on, 0 Out), J Keppinger (2, 11th inning off J Walker 1 on, 2 Out).
S - J Keppinger.
SF - E Brown.
RBI - E German (32), M Sweeney (30), E Brown 2 (78), D DeJesus (53), S Costa (23), P Phillips (4), J Keppinger 2 (5).
2-out RBI - D DeJesus, S Costa, J Keppinger 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 1, M Sweeney 1, J Buck 1, J Keppinger 4.
Team LOB - 13.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Gathright (B Clevlen at Home).
DP - 2 (J Gathright-J Buck, A Sanchez-E German-P Phillips).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 3 2 2 1 1 3 .263
P. Polanco 2b 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 .295
S. Casey 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .244
    B. Clevlen pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
    C. Shelton 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273
M. Ordonez rf 5 1 2 0 1 0 0 .295
C. Guillen ss 5 1 3 3 1 1 0 .318
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 1 1 1 0 6 .297
M. Stairs dh 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 .242
C. Monroe lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .258
B. Inge 3b 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 .254
 Totals 44 7 14 7 6 6 21  
 Batting
HR - C Granderson 2 (19, 1st inning off R Hernandez 0 on, 0 Out, 3rd inning off R Hernandez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - I Rodriguez.
RBI - C Granderson 2 (68), C Guillen 3 (83), I Rodriguez (66), M Stairs (48).
2-out RBI - M Stairs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Polanco 1, B Inge 1, C Granderson 1.
GIDP - I Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - B Inge (7, 2nd base off A Sisco/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
E - C Guillen (28, throw); B Inge (21, ground ball).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hernandez 5.1 10 5 5 1 1 2 6.48
A. Sisco 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.10
Z. Greinke (W, 1-0) 3.0 3 0 0 2 3 0 4.26
J. Nelson 0.1 0 2 2 3 1 0 4.71
J. Peralta (S, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.42
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Ledezma 5.0 6 2 2 1 3 0 3.58
J. Grilli (H, 9) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.32
J. Zumaya (H, 30) 2.0 3 1 1 0 3 0 2.00
T. Jones (BS, 5) 1.0 4 1 1 0 0 0 4.11
J. Walker (L, 0-1) 2.0 4 4 4 0 0 3 2.83
IBB - C Guillen (by Z Greinke).
Pitches-strikes - R Hernandez 92-65; A Sisco 24-17; Z Greinke 44-26; J Nelson 17-5; J Peralta 9-6; W Ledezma 69-44; J Grilli 18-11; J Zumaya 28-20; T Jones 23-17; J Walker 31-23.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Hernandez 4-11; A Sisco 0-4; Z Greinke 2-3; J Nelson 0-0; J Peralta 2-0; W Ledezma 4-8; J Grilli 2-0; J Zumaya 2-1; T Jones 0-3; J Walker 4-2.
Batters faced - R Hernandez 27; A Sisco 5; Z Greinke 13; J Nelson 4; J Peralta 2; W Ledezma 24; J Grilli 5; J Zumaya 9; T Jones 7; J Walker 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Dana Demuth. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 3:42.
Attendance: 37,243.
Weather: 57 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY DETROIT CENTER FIELDER CURTIS GRANDERSON LED OFF THE GAME.
THE HOME RUNS BY KANSAS CITY'S EMIL BROWN AND PAUL PHILLIPS IN THE TOP OF THE 11TH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Friday, Sep 29, 2006 10:55 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
J. Keppinger J. Keppinger
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
C. Granderson C. Granderson
2-5, 2 HR
2 RBI