Detroit 5, Kansas City 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 1
Detroit 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 X 5 11 1
WP: T. Byrdak (2-0) S: T. Jones (38)
LP: L. Nunez (2-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus fouled out to catcher
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to right center
- M. Teahen ground rule double to deep right
- B. Butler singled to right, M. Teahen scored
- R. Gload flied out to center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Detroit 0

  Bottom 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson singled to left center
- P. Polanco grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Granderson out at second
- G. Sheffield popped out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 1, Detroit 0

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- A. Gordon singled to center
- J. Smith homered to deep left, A. Gordon scored
- J. Buck fouled out to first
- J. Gathright grounded out to shortstop
- D. DeJesus grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Detroit 0

  Bottom 2nd: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to right
- C. Guillen popped out to third
- I. Rodriguez grounded into double play third to second to first, M. Ordonez out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 3, Detroit 0

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop
- M. Teahen tripled to deep right center
- B. Butler singled to left, M. Teahen scored
- T. Byrdak relieved J. Jurrjens
- R. Gload grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B. Butler out at second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 0

  Bottom 3rd: Detroit
- T. Perez grounded out to second
- S. Casey flied out to left
- B. Inge flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 0

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon struck out looking
- J. Smith struck out swinging
- J. Buck struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 0

  Bottom 4th: Detroit
- C. Granderson grounded out to third
- P. Polanco doubled to deep right
- G. Sheffield grounded out to shortstop
- M. Ordonez grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 0

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright walked
- D. DeJesus flied out to left center
- M. Grudzielanek grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Gathright out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 0

  Bottom 5th: Detroit
- C. Guillen struck out swinging
- I. Rodriguez doubled to right
- T. Perez walked
- S. Casey homered to deep right, I. Rodriguez and T. Perez scored
- B. Inge grounded out to second
- C. Granderson singled to right
- P. Polanco singled to left, C. Granderson to second
- G. Sheffield lined out to left

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 3

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen struck out looking
- B. Butler flied out to right
- R. Gload struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 3

  Bottom 6th: Detroit
- L. Nunez relieved B. Buckner
- M. Ordonez singled to right
- C. Guillen struck out swinging
- I. Rodriguez reached on fielder's choice, M. Ordonez to second on shortstop J. Smith's throwing error
- J. Bale relieved L. Nunez
- M. Thames hit for T. Perez
- M. Thames struck out swinging
- S. Casey singled to first, M. Ordonez to third, I. Rodriguez to second
- B. Inge singled to left, I. Rodriguez and M. Ordonez scored, S. Casey to second
- C. Granderson flied out to center

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 5

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- M. Thames in left field
- A. Gordon grounded out to first
- E. German hit for J. Smith
- F. Rodney relieved T. Byrdak
- E. German struck out looking
- J. Buck grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 5

  Bottom 7th: Detroit
- M. Grudzielanek at shortstop
- E. German at second
- J. Peralta relieved J. Bale
- P. Polanco grounded out to third
- G. Sheffield walked
- M. Ordonez grounded into double play third to second to first, G. Sheffield out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 5

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright safe at first on left fielder M. Thames' fielding error, J. Gathright to second
- D. DeJesus sacrificed to pitcher, J. Gathright to third
- M. Grudzielanek struck out swinging
- M. Teahen flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 5

  Bottom 8th: Detroit
- D. Riske relieved J. Peralta
- C. Guillen grounded out to second
- I. Rodriguez singled to deep right, I. Rodriguez out at second
- M. Thames grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 5

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- C. Guillen at first
- B. Clevlen in left field
- R. Santiago at shortstop
- T. Jones relieved F. Rodney
- B. Butler grounded out to second
- R. Gload singled to shortstop
- A. Gordon struck out swinging
- E. German grounded into fielder's choice, R. Gload out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Detroit 5
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
J. Smith J. Smith
1-2, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
S. Casey S. Casey
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI