Kansas City 3, Detroit 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(1-2)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 3 5 0
WP: J. De La Rosa (1-0) S: D. Riske (1)
LP: J. Mesa (0-1)
(2-2)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to second, D. DeJesus scored
Top 2nd: Detroit
- C. Monroe hit sacrifice fly to left, C. Guillen scored
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. tripled to deep right, J. LaRue scored
- D. DeJesus singled to left, T. Pena Jr. scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .385
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500
G. Sheffield dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
C. Guillen ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .231
S. Casey 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .222
C. Monroe lf 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 .100
C. Granderson cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .308
B. Inge 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
 Totals 29 1 5 1 3 6 11  
 Batting
2B - C Monroe (1, J De La Rosa).
SF - C Monroe.
RBI - C Monroe (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 1, C Granderson 1.
GIDP - G Sheffield.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - C Guillen (1, 3rd base off J De La Rosa/J LaRue).
CS - C Guillen (1, 2nd base by J De La Rosa/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
E - M Ordonez (1, catch).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .267
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 .231
M. Teahen rf 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .273
M. Sweeney dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .182
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .067
R. Shealy 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
R. Gload lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .214
J. LaRue c 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .167
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 .308
 Totals 29 3 5 3 6 5 18  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (1, J Verlander); J LaRue (1, J Mesa).
3B - T Pena Jr (3, J Mesa).
RBI - M Grudzielanek (4), T Pena Jr (2), D DeJesus (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 2, R Gload 1, A Gordon 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J LaRue (1, 2nd base off J Verlander/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
PB - J LaRue.
DP - 1 (A Gordon-M Grudzielanek-R Shealy).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander 6.0 2 1 0 5 4 0 0.00
J. Mesa (L, 0-1) 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 54.00
W. Ledezma 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. De La Rosa (W, 1-0) 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 0 1.29
J. Soria (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
D. Riske (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 97-57; J Mesa 9-6; W Ledezma 28-18; J De La Rosa 103-59; J Soria 18-11; D Riske 12-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 7-7; J Mesa 0-1; W Ledezma 1-3; J De La Rosa 5-10; J Soria 1-2; D Riske 2-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 25; J Mesa 4; W Ledezma 6; J De La Rosa 26; J Soria 4; D Riske 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 2:43.
Attendance: 13,330.
Weather: 35 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, left to right.

Updated on Saturday, Apr 7, 2007 3:54 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Monroe C. Monroe
1-2
1 RBI
 Kansas City
T. Pena Jr. T. Pena Jr.
2-3
1 RBI