Kansas City 10, Detroit 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 10 15 1
Detroit 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 5 3
WP: G. Meche (7-6)
LP: K. Rogers (3-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler grounded out to second, M. Grudzielanek scored, M. Teahen to second
Bot 1st: Detroit
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- B. Butler singled to center, E. German and M. Grudzielanek scored, M. Teahen to third, M. Teahen scored, B. Butler to second on center fielder C. Granderson's throwing error
Bot 6th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to left, C. Granderson scored, M. Ordonez to second on left fielder E. Brown's throwing error
Top 7th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek doubled to deep right, E. German scored
- B. Butler singled to right, M. Grudzielanek scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to left, M. Grudzielanek and M. Teahen scored, B. Butler to third, B. Butler scored, D. DeJesus to third on left fielder T. Perez's throwing error
- E. Brown grounded out to shortstop, D. DeJesus scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. German 3b 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .283
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 4 4 1 0 0 0 .291
M. Teahen cf-rf 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .286
B. Butler dh 5 1 4 4 0 0 0 .333
R. Sanders rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .351
    D. DeJesus cf 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .274
E. Brown lf 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 .231
A. Gordon 1b 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 .239
J. Buck c 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .277
 Totals 43 10 15 8 1 6 11  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (17, K Rogers); E German (12, K Rogers); M Grudzielanek (20, K Rogers).
RBI - B Butler 4 (25), M Grudzielanek (31), D DeJesus 2 (35), E Brown (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sanders 1, E Brown 1, T Pena Jr 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - E Brown (3, throw).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .294
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .330
G. Sheffield dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .301
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .359
C. Guillen ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .312
I. Rodriguez c 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .286
S. Casey 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .298
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .244
T. Perez lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143
 Totals 32 2 5 2 0 5 7  
 Batting
2B - C Guillen (20, G Meche).
HR - G Sheffield (23, 1st inning off G Meche 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - G Sheffield (64), M Ordonez (80).
2-out RBI - G Sheffield, M Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Guillen 1, B Inge 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - C Granderson (4, throw); C Guillen (19, ground ball); T Perez (1, throw).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche (W, 7-6) 7.0 5 2 2 0 5 1 3.63
Z. Greinke 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.48
R. Braun 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (L, 3-2) 6.1 9 6 5 1 4 0 3.77
J. Capellan 1.2 6 4 2 0 1 0 3.86
J. Grilli 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.74
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 118-78; Z Greinke 15-8; R Braun 10-6; K Rogers 103-70; J Capellan 41-27; J Grilli 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 10-6; Z Greinke 0-3; R Braun 3-0; K Rogers 11-4; J Capellan 1-3; J Grilli 2-0.
Batters faced - G Meche 26; Z Greinke 3; R Braun 3; K Rogers 30; J Capellan 11; J Grilli 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Dale Scott.
Time: 2:59.
Attendance: 43,200.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, out to center.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 21, 2007 5:46 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler B. Butler
4-5
4 RBI
 Detroit
G. Sheffield G. Sheffield
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI