Kansas City 5, Detroit 0
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(71-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Kansas City 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 5 8 0
WP: R. Braun (2-0) S: D. Riske (4)
LP: A. Miller (5-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- E. German tripled to deep right, D. DeJesus scored
- M. Grudzielanek singled to shortstop, E. German scored
- A. Gordon singled to right, M. Grudzielanek scored, B. Butler to third, E. Brown to second
- T. Pena Jr. singled to right, E. Brown and B. Butler scored, A. Gordon to second
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .290
    R. Raburn ph-cf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .341
M. Thames lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .248
M. Ordonez dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .356
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .302
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .274
S. Casey 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .283
T. Perez rf 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .267
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 .239
 Totals 33 0 7 0 3 9 15  
 Batting
2B - T Perez 2 (3, R Braun, Z Greinke).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ordonez 1, C Guillen 1, P Polanco 2, B Inge 3.
GIDP - C Granderson.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
PB - I Rodriguez.
DP - 3 (I Rodriguez-C Guillen, B Inge-P Polanco-S Casey, C Guillen-P Polanco-S Casey).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .275
E. German 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .264
    R. Gload 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .312
B. Butler dh 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .291
E. Brown rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .242
A. Gordon 1b-3b 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .247
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .260
J. Gathright lf 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .338
J. LaRue c 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .140
 Totals 29 5 8 5 3 6 13  
 Batting
2B - M Grudzielanek (28, Z Miner); A Gordon (29, B Seay).
3B - E German (6, A Miller).
RBI - E German (32), M Grudzielanek (44), A Gordon (46), T Pena Jr 2 (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 2, T Pena Jr 1, A Gordon 1.
GIDP - E Brown, E German.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
Picked Off - A Gordon (2nd base, I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Pena Jr-A Gordon).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Miller (L, 5-5) 0.2 5 5 5 2 1 0 5.62
Z. Miner 4.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 3.29
T. Byrdak 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.93
F. Rodney 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.99
B. Seay 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.75
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Greinke 4.0 5 0 0 0 5 0 4.07
R. Braun (W, 2-0) 2.2 2 0 0 1 3 0 6.10
J. Gobble 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.30
D. Riske (S, 4) 2.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.39
BALK - Z Greinke.
HBP - D DeJesus (by A Miller); B Butler (by A Miller).
Pitches-strikes - A Miller 43-25; Z Miner 47-30; T Byrdak 13-8; F Rodney 12-8; B Seay 20-13; Z Greinke 71-49; R Braun 35-22; J Gobble 4-0; D Riske 31-19.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Miller 0-0; Z Miner 8-2; T Byrdak 1-2; F Rodney 1-1; B Seay 2-0; Z Greinke 3-4; R Braun 4-1; J Gobble 0-0; D Riske 2-4.
Batters faced - A Miller 10; Z Miner 13; T Byrdak 4; F Rodney 3; B Seay 4; Z Greinke 17; R Braun 10; J Gobble 1; D Riske 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Andy Fletcher. 2B--Mike Reilly. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 11,628.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2007 11:11 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
T. Perez T. Perez
2-3
 Kansas City
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
3-4
1 RBI