Detroit 6, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(17-11)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 6 11 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 9 1
WP: J. Verlander (2-1) S: T. Jones (11)
LP: B. Bannister (0-2)
(10-20)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Guillen doubled to deep left, G. Sheffield and M. Ordonez scored
Top 5th: Detroit
- S. Casey doubled to deep right, C. Guillen scored
- B. Inge singled to right, S. Casey scored, C. Monroe to third
- P. Polanco walked, C. Monroe scored, B. Inge to third, C. Granderson to second
- G. Sheffield walked, B. Inge scored, C. Granderson to third, P. Polanco to second
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney doubled to deep center, M. Grudzielanek and D. DeJesus scored
- B. Butler singled to right, M. Sweeney scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 0 2 0 1 2 1 .262
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 0 1 1 1 4 .350
G. Sheffield dh 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 .216
M. Ordonez rf 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .343
C. Guillen ss 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 .319
I. Rodriguez c 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .257
S. Casey 1b 4 1 2 1 1 2 2 .224
C. Monroe lf 4 1 1 0 1 1 4 .202
B. Inge 3b 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .167
 Totals 39 6 11 6 7 7 21  
 Batting
2B - C Guillen (8, B Bannister); M Ordonez 2 (15, D Riske, B Bannister); S Casey (5, B Bannister).
3B - C Granderson (3, B Bannister).
RBI - C Guillen 2 (21), S Casey (3), B Inge (8), P Polanco (15), G Sheffield (11).
2-out RBI - C Guillen 2, S Casey, B Inge, P Polanco, G Sheffield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Monroe 2, I Rodriguez 1, G Sheffield 1, M Ordonez 2, S Casey 1, P Polanco 1.
Team LOB - 13.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Granderson (J Buck at 1st base).
DP - 2 (C Granderson-S Casey, C Guillen-P Polanco-S Casey).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .311
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .278
M. Teahen rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .270
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .262
R. Gload 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295
    S. Costa lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Butler lf-1b 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .438
    E. German pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
A. Gordon 3b-1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .172
J. Buck c 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .293
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .222
 Totals 34 3 9 3 1 5 14  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (1, J Verlander); M Sweeney (4, B Seay).
RBI - M Sweeney 2 (11), B Butler (2).
2-out RBI - B Butler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Pena Jr 1, A Gordon 1.
GIDP - D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - A Gordon (6, ground ball).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 2-1) 7.0 7 2 2 1 3 0 2.75
B. Seay 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.52
J. Grilli 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
F. Rodney (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91
T. Jones (S, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.00
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bannister (L, 0-2) 4.2 8 4 2 2 2 0 4.60
T. Wellemeyer 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 9.00
N. Musser 2.1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0.00
D. Riske 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.84
J. Gobble 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.86
IBB - C Guillen (by D Riske).
HBP - J Buck 2 (by J Verlander 2).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 103-65; B Seay 16-9; J Grilli 3-1; F Rodney 3-2; T Jones 13-11; B Bannister 100-61; T Wellemeyer 22-10; N Musser 35-22; D Riske 20-12; J Gobble 8-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 10-7; B Seay 1-1; J Grilli 0-0; F Rodney 1-0; T Jones 0-1; B Bannister 5-7; T Wellemeyer 0-0; N Musser 1-3; D Riske 0-2; J Gobble 0-2.
Batters faced - J Verlander 29; B Seay 3; J Grilli 1; F Rodney 1; T Jones 3; B Bannister 25; T Wellemeyer 4; N Musser 9; D Riske 5; J Gobble 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dana Demuth. 1B--Derryl Cousins. 2B--Kerwin Danley. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Time: 3:17.
Attendance: 17,614.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, right to left.

Updated on Friday, May 4, 2007 11:39 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Guillen C. Guillen
3-4
2 RBI
 Kansas City
B. Butler B. Butler
3-4
1 RBI