Detroit 7, Kansas City 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(3-11)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 6 10 1
Detroit 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 X 7 12 0
WP: W. Ledezma (3-0) S: T. Jones (7)
LP: D. Riske (0-2)
(9-5)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney singled to left, D. DeJesus scored, R. Sanders to second
Bot 1st: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to center, I. Rodriguez scored
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- M. Ordonez doubled to deep right, I. Rodriguez and P. Polanco scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- M. Thames homered to deep left
Top 5th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Detroit
- P. Polanco homered to deep left
Top 6th: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to shortstop, A. Gordon scored, J. LaRue to second
- D. DeJesus singled to center, J. LaRue scored
- R. Sanders doubled to right, E. German and D. DeJesus scored
Bot 7th: Detroit
- G. Sheffield doubled to deep left, P. Polanco scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to center, O. Infante scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 5 3 4 2 0 0 0 .362
E. German 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .276
R. Sanders rf 4 0 1 2 1 1 0 .391
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 .162
E. Brown lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .184
    M. Teahen ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200
A. Gordon 3b 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 .133
R. Shealy 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .098
J. LaRue c 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 .154
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .204
 Totals 35 6 10 6 4 4 13  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (2, M Maroth); R Sanders (4, W Ledezma).
HR - D Dejesus (3, 5th inning off M Maroth 0 on, 0 Out).
S - E German , T Pena Jr.
RBI - M Sweeney (2), D DeJesus 2 (7), T Pena Jr (4), R Sanders 2 (5).
2-out RBI - D DeJesus, R Sanders 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 2, M Sweeney 1, A Gordon 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - T Pena Jr (3, throw).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Rodriguez c 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 .298
P. Polanco 2b 5 3 3 2 0 0 0 .379
G. Sheffield dh 5 0 1 1 0 2 4 .146
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 3 3 0 0 1 .255
C. Guillen ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .255
C. Monroe lf 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .188
M. Thames 1b 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .250
    S. Casey 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .191
O. Infante cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .429
    C. Granderson cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
N. Perez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167
 Totals 36 7 12 7 2 7 15  
 Batting
2B - I Rodriguez (2, J De La Rosa); M Ordonez (6, J De La Rosa); G Sheffield (1, J Peralta).
3B - P Polanco (1, J Peralta).
HR - M Thames (1, 4th inning off J De La Rosa 0 on, 0 Out), P Polanco (1, 5th inning off J De La Rosa 0 on, 0 Out).
S - N Perez.
RBI - M Ordonez 3 (9), M Thames (3), P Polanco 2 (5), G Sheffield (5).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez, P Polanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Monroe 1, S Casey 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. De La Rosa 6.0 8 5 4 0 6 2 4.34
J. Peralta (BS, 2) 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 6.75
D. Riske (L, 0-2) 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 5.68
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Maroth 5.2 7 4 4 2 3 1 5.40
W. Ledezma (W, 3-0; BS, 1) 2.1 2 2 2 2 1 0 2.89
T. Jones (S, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
IBB - C Guillen (by J Peralta).
HBP - J LaRue (by M Maroth).
Pitches-strikes - J De La Rosa 91-64; J Peralta 16-9; D Riske 20-12; M Maroth 81-49; W Ledezma 45-25; T Jones 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J De La Rosa 7-6; J Peralta 1-1; D Riske 2-1; M Maroth 6-8; W Ledezma 2-4; T Jones 0-3.
Batters faced - J De La Rosa 27; J Peralta 5; D Riske 7; M Maroth 27; W Ledezma 11; T Jones 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Jerry Crawford. 2B--Bill Hohn. 3B--Brian O'Nora.
Time: 2:54.
Attendance: 21,263.
Weather: 51 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, in from left.

Updated on Tuesday, Apr 17, 2007 10:21 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
D. DeJesus D. DeJesus
4-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
P. Polanco P. Polanco
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI