Kansas City 13, Detroit 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 0 1 4 1 5 1 13 17 0
Detroit 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 1
WP: B. Duckworth (2-0)
LP: K. Rogers (9-12)
(65-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- M. Ordonez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco out at second
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- M. Ordonez grounded out to shortstop, P. Polanco scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen homered to deep left center
Top 6th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to center, E. German scored
- B. Butler homered to deep left, J. Guillen and D. DeJesus scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- J. Larish grounded out to second, M. Joyce scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- A. Callaspo singled to left, J. Gathright scored, M. Aviles to second
Top 8th: Kansas City
- M. Teahen doubled to center, J. Guillen scored
- R. Gload singled to right, M. Teahen scored, J. Buck to third
- J. Gathright singled to right center, J. Buck scored, R. Gload to second
- M. Aviles doubled to deep center, R. Gload and J. Gathright scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Buck grounded into fielder's choice, T. Pena Jr. scored, B. Butler to third on third baseman R. Santiago's throwing error
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss-3b 4 0 2 2 1 0 0 .331
A. Callaspo 2b 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .296
D. DeJesus cf-lf 5 1 1 1 0 1 4 .291
J. Guillen rf 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .249
    T. Pena Jr. ss 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .168
B. Butler dh 5 2 3 4 0 1 0 .273
M. Teahen 3b-rf 5 2 2 2 0 3 2 .246
J. Buck c 3 1 0 1 2 1 0 .220
R. Gload 1b 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .275
E. German lf 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .237
    J. Gathright pr-cf 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .248
 Totals 39 13 17 13 5 6 10  
 Batting
2B - J Guillen (33, N Robertson); M Teahen (23, N Robertson); M Aviles (24, C Fossum).
HR - B Butler 2 (9, 2nd inning off K Rogers 0 on, 1 Out, 6th inning off K Rogers 2 on, 2 Out), M Teahen (12, 5th inning off K Rogers 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Butler 4 (46), M Teahen 2 (48), D DeJesus (60), A Callaspo (7), R Gload (35), J Gathright (18), M Aviles 2 (38), J Buck (42).
2-out RBI - D DeJesus, B Butler 3, A Callaspo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Gload 1, D DeJesus 1.
GIDP - J Guillen, A Callaspo.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
Picked Off - J Buck (1st base, K Rogers).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Callaspo-M Aviles-R Gload, A Callaspo-T Pena-R Gload).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .303
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .311
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .310
    R. Raburn rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Cabrera 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287
    R. Santiago ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .325
M. Joyce lf 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 .275
J. Larish 3b-1b 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .230
M. Thames dh 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .240
E. Renteria ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .266
B. Inge c 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .218
 Totals 34 3 9 2 4 7 13  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (30, B Duckworth); C Granderson (21, L Nunez).
3B - C Granderson (12, B Duckworth); P Polanco (3, B Duckworth); M Joyce (3, B Duckworth).
RBI - M Ordonez (78), J Larish (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ordonez 1, J Larish 1.
GIDP - M Ordonez, P Polanco.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - R Santiago (5, throw).
DP - 3 (K Rogers-M Cabrera, E Renteria-P Polanco-M Cabrera, E Renteria-M Cabrera).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Duckworth (W, 2-0) 6.0 7 3 3 2 4 0 4.91
L. Nunez 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.08
J. Fulchino 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 8.25
J. Soria 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.89
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (L, 9-12) 6.0 8 6 6 2 4 3 5.23
N. Robertson 1.1 6 6 6 2 1 0 6.36
C. Fossum 1.2 3 1 1 1 1 0 5.34
IBB - J Buck (by N Robertson).
Pitches-strikes - B Duckworth 103-66; L Nunez 16-10; J Fulchino 22-14; J Soria 21-14; K Rogers 89-50; N Robertson 29-17; C Fossum 26-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Duckworth 9-5; L Nunez 0-2; J Fulchino 0-1; J Soria 3-0; K Rogers 9-3; N Robertson 2-1; C Fossum 2-1.
Batters faced - B Duckworth 26; L Nunez 4; J Fulchino 4; J Soria 4; K Rogers 24; N Robertson 12; C Fossum 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kevin Causey. 1B--Brian O'Nora. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Time: 2:58.
Attendance: 40,623.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 30, 2008 11:21 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
3-5, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Detroit
C. Granderson Curtis Granderson
3-5