Detroit 7, Kansas City 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(18-11)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 7 13 0
Kansas City 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 8 0
WP: J. Mesa (1-1) S: T. Jones (12)
LP: B. Duckworth (0-2)
(10-21)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney homered to deep center, D. DeJesus scored
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- E. German homered to deep left
Top 4th: Detroit
- C. Guillen singled to right center, M. Thames scored
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- J. LaRue homered to deep left
Top 5th: Detroit
- B. Inge grounded into double play third to second to first, C. Monroe scored, O. Infante out at second
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Thames doubled to deep right center, P. Polanco scored, M. Thames out at third
- M. Ordonez homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen walked, T. Pena Jr. scored, D. DeJesus to third, M. Grudzielanek to second
Top 8th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez doubled to deep left, P. Polanco scored, M. Thames to third
- C. Monroe singled to center, M. Thames and M. Ordonez scored, C. Guillen to third
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Rodriguez dh 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .255
P. Polanco 2b 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 .361
M. Thames 1b 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 .211
    S. Casey 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .233
M. Ordonez rf 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .349
C. Guillen ss 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 .323
C. Monroe lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .214
O. Infante cf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .276
    C. Granderson ph-cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .257
B. Inge 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .160
M. Rabelo c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .095
 Totals 35 7 13 6 4 1 6  
 Batting
2B - C Monroe (9, O Perez); P Polanco (4, O Perez); M Thames (3, O Perez); M Ordonez (16, J Soria).
HR - M Ordonez (5, 6th inning off O Perez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Guillen (22), M Thames (8), M Ordonez 2 (28), C Monroe 2 (18).
2-out RBI - C Guillen.
GIDP - B Inge.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - C Guillen (4, 2nd base by O Perez/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Granderson (E Brown at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (P Polanco-C Guillen-M Thames).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 .312
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .277
M. Teahen rf 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .272
M. Sweeney 1b 4 1 1 2 0 0 6 .261
    R. Gload 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
E. Brown lf 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 .189
B. Butler dh 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .333
E. German 3b 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .284
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .225
J. LaRue c 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .111
 Totals 33 5 8 5 8 2 16  
 Batting
HR - M Sweeney (3, 1st inning off M Maroth 1 on, 2 Out), E German (2, 2nd inning off M Maroth 0 on, 1 Out), J Larue (1, 4th inning off M Maroth 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Sweeney 2 (13), E German (9), J LaRue (3), M Teahen (13).
2-out RBI - M Sweeney 2, J LaRue, M Teahen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 2, J LaRue 1, B Butler 3.
GIDP - M Sweeney.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - E German (2, 2nd base off W Ledezma/M Rabelo).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Teahen 3 (M Thames at 3rd base, C Guillen at Home, I Rodriguez at Home).
DP - 2 (E German-M Grudzielanek-M Sweeney, M Teahen-J LaRue).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Maroth 5.2 7 5 5 4 0 3 5.35
J. Grilli 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.40
W. Ledezma 1.0 1 0 0 3 1 0 2.81
J. Mesa (W, 1-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18.00
B. Seay (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.12
T. Jones (S, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.81
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez 6.0 7 4 4 2 0 1 6.75
D. Riske (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
B. Duckworth (L, 0-2) 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 2.29
J. Soria (BS, 1) 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.07
J. Gobble 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.69
WP - B Duckworth.
IBB - C Guillen (by J Soria).
HBP - M Teahen (by M Maroth).
Pitches-strikes - M Maroth 90-48; J Grilli 4-0; W Ledezma 26-12; J Mesa 3-3; B Seay 7-5; T Jones 14-11; O Perez 97-60; D Riske 15-7; B Duckworth 15-8; J Soria 17-10; J Gobble 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Maroth 10-7; J Grilli 0-0; W Ledezma 0-1; J Mesa 1-0; B Seay 0-3; T Jones 1-1; O Perez 10-6; D Riske 0-2; B Duckworth 1-0; J Soria 0-1; J Gobble 2-0.
Batters faced - M Maroth 28; J Grilli 1; W Ledezma 6; J Mesa 1; B Seay 3; T Jones 3; O Perez 24; D Riske 3; B Duckworth 3; J Soria 4; J Gobble 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Doug Eddings. 3B--Dana Demuth.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 26,070.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, May 5, 2007 10:36 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI