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

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 16 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 X 6 6 0
WP: B. Bannister (11-7)
LP: N. Robertson (7-11)
(58-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon doubled to deep right, M. Grudzielanek, R. Gload and J. Buck scored
Top 5th: Detroit
- C. Granderson doubled to deep left center, R. Santiago scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to center, E. German scored
- B. Butler homered to deep left, M. Grudzielanek scored
Top 6th: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to center, S. Casey scored, R. Santiago to second
Top 9th: Detroit
- C. Guillen hit sacrifice fly to left, T. Perez scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 2 1 0 2 2 .292
    R. Raburn ph-cf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
P. Polanco 2b 5 0 3 1 0 0 3 .340
T. Perez lf 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .167
M. Ordonez rf 5 0 4 0 0 0 2 .359
C. Guillen 1b 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .305
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276
S. Casey dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 .281
B. Inge 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .240
R. Santiago ss 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .417
 Totals 39 3 16 3 2 6 27  
 Batting
2B - C Granderson (34, B Bannister); S Casey (27, B Bannister); I Rodriguez (25, J Peralta); T Perez (1, J Soria).
S - I Rodriguez.
SF - C Guillen.
RBI - C Granderson (63), P Polanco (56), C Guillen (89).
2-out RBI - P Polanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 2, S Casey 1, C Guillen 1, B Inge 2, T Perez 1.
GIDP - C Guillen, P Polanco.
Team LOB - 13.
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. German lf 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .264
    J. Gathright lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .345
D. DeJesus cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
M. Grudzielanek 2b 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 .307
B. Butler dh 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .294
E. Brown rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .242
R. Gload 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .304
J. Buck c 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .224
A. Gordon 3b 3 0 1 3 0 1 1 .245
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261
 Totals 28 6 6 6 4 4 9  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (28, N Robertson).
HR - B Butler (6, 5th inning off N Robertson 1 on, 1 Out).
S - D DeJesus.
RBI - A Gordon 3 (45), M Grudzielanek (43), B Butler 2 (42).
2-out RBI - A Gordon 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Brown 1, T Pena Jr 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - E German (9, 2nd base off N Robertson/I Rodriguez).
CS - R Gload (2, 2nd base by N Robertson/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Gload-T Pena Jr-J Peralta, M Grudzielanek-T Pena Jr-R Gload).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson (L, 7-11) 4.1 6 6 6 4 2 1 5.04
J. Grilli 3.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.08
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bannister (W, 11-7) 6.0 11 2 2 1 5 0 3.27
J. Peralta 1.1 3 0 0 0 1 0 3.87
J. Gobble 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.30
J. Soria 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.65
WP - N Robertson.
Pitches-strikes - N Robertson 92-53; J Grilli 38-24; B Bannister 98-65; J Peralta 23-14; J Gobble 9-4; J Soria 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Robertson 1-9; J Grilli 4-5; B Bannister 7-6; J Peralta 2-1; J Gobble 2-0; J Soria 1-2.
Batters faced - N Robertson 22; J Grilli 11; B Bannister 30; J Peralta 6; J Gobble 2; J Soria 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Mike Reilly.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 16,193.
Weather: 93 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, right to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2007 5:36 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
4-5
 Kansas City
B. Butler B. Butler
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI