Detroit 7, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 2 7 12 1
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
WP: K. Rogers (8-6)
LP: K. Davies (3-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to right, C. Guillen scored
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to left, M. Aviles scored, M. Grudzielanek to second on left fielder M. Joyce's throwing error
Top 3rd: Detroit
- P. Polanco homered to deep left
Top 5th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to right, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco to third, C. Guillen to second
- M. Joyce walked, P. Polanco scored, C. Guillen to third, M. Cabrera to second
- G. Sheffield hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Guillen scored
Top 9th: Detroit
- P. Polanco grounded into fielder's choice, E. Renteria scored, C. Granderson out at second
- M. Ordonez singled to left, P. Polanco scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .295
P. Polanco 2b 5 3 2 2 0 0 2 .308
C. Guillen 3b 3 2 1 0 2 1 1 .290
M. Ordonez rf 5 0 3 2 0 0 3 .310
    R. Raburn rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
M. Cabrera 1b 5 0 1 1 0 1 4 .289
M. Joyce lf 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .286
G. Sheffield dh 3 0 1 1 0 2 2 .226
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .289
E. Renteria ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .255
 Totals 37 7 12 7 3 5 16  
 Batting
2B - C Guillen (24, K Davies); G Sheffield (11, K Davies); P Polanco (21, J Peralta).
HR - P Polanco (4, 3rd inning off K Davies 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - G Sheffield.
RBI - M Ordonez 2 (55), P Polanco 2 (35), M Cabrera (68), M Joyce (25), G Sheffield (24).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez 2, P Polanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 1, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - P Polanco.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - G Sheffield (6, 3rd base off K Davies/J Buck).
Picked Off - I Rodriguez (1st base, R Tejeda).
 
 Fielding
E - M Joyce (3, throw).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .302
M. Aviles ss 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .321
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .310
J. Guillen rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .265
B. Butler dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .252
E. German 3b 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .250
J. Buck c 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .251
R. Gload 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262
J. Gathright cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .253
 Totals 33 1 6 1 1 9 12  
 Batting
2B - M Aviles (16, K Rogers); M Grudzielanek (21, K Rogers).
3B - E German (1, J Zumaya).
RBI - M Grudzielanek (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Buck 2, J Gathright 1, B Butler 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - E German (5, 2nd base off F Rodney/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
E - R Gload (3, throw).
DP - 1 (M Aviles-M Grudzielanek-R Gload).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (W, 8-6) 6.0 4 1 1 1 4 0 4.48
F. Rodney 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 5.54
J. Zumaya 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.76
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Davies (L, 3-2) 4.0 5 2 2 1 3 1 4.58
J. Peralta 3.0 4 3 3 2 0 0 5.82
R. Tejeda 2.0 3 2 0 0 2 0 4.79
WP - R Tejeda.
Pitches-strikes - K Rogers 81-47; F Rodney 29-20; J Zumaya 19-10; K Davies 96-54; J Peralta 52-35; R Tejeda 27-22.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Rogers 10-4; F Rodney 0-2; J Zumaya 2-0; K Davies 1-8; J Peralta 2-7; R Tejeda 2-2.
Batters faced - K Rogers 23; F Rodney 7; J Zumaya 4; K Davies 18; J Peralta 14; R Tejeda 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Mike Estabrook. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Brian Gorman.
Time: 3:07. (Plus rain delay totaling 139 minutes in the 7th).
Attendance: 22,074.
Weather: 85 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY'S MIKE AVILES EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Jul 23, 2008 5:21 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Polanco Placido Polanco
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Grudzielanek Mark Grudzielanek
3-4
1 RBI