Detroit 4, Kansas City 2
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(57-79)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 8 0
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 X 4 6 0
WP: G. Glover (2-3) S: F. Rodney (7)
LP: K. Wells (0-1)
(66-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus scored on wild pitch
Top 6th: Kansas City
- J. Guillen homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep right, P. Polanco scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera doubled to deep left, P. Polanco and C. Granderson scored, M. Ordonez to third
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 .291
M. Aviles ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .330
    T. Pena Jr. ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .168
J. Guillen rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .249
B. Butler dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .276
M. Teahen 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .244
M. Olivo c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260
R. Gload 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .272
A. Callaspo 2b 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 .312
J. Gathright cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247
    J. Buck ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .220
 Totals 32 2 8 1 2 9 15  
 Batting
3B - D DeJesus (5, A Galarraga).
HR - J Guillen (18, 6th inning off A Galarraga 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Gathright 2.
RBI - J Guillen (81).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Buck 1, M Teahen 1, M Aviles 1.
GIDP - M Aviles.
Team LOB - 7.
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .301
P. Polanco 2b 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 .310
M. Ordonez rf 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .310
M. Cabrera 1b 4 1 2 4 0 1 1 .288
M. Joyce lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .275
G. Sheffield dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .224
J. Larish 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .215
    R. Raburn 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
R. Santiago ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .314
D. Sardinha c 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .128
    B. Inge ph-c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
 Totals 30 4 6 4 3 7 12  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (31, R Ramirez).
HR - M Cabrera (29, 6th inning off G Meche 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Cabrera 4 (104).
2-out RBI - M Cabrera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Sheffield 1, J Larish 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Larish-M Cabrera).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Meche 7.0 5 2 2 0 6 1 4.07
K. Wells (L, 0-1) 0.1 0 2 2 2 0 0 4.50
R. Ramirez 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.90
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Galarraga 7.0 8 2 2 1 7 1 3.17
G. Glover (W, 2-3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.71
F. Rodney (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.60
WP - A Galarraga.
HBP - B Inge (by K Wells).
Pitches-strikes - G Meche 110-68; K Wells 14-3; R Ramirez 24-14; A Galarraga 114-70; G Glover 12-8; F Rodney 20-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Meche 2-13; K Wells 1-0; R Ramirez 1-0; A Galarraga 6-8; G Glover 3-0; F Rodney 1-0.
Batters faced - G Meche 26; K Wells 4; R Ramirez 4; A Galarraga 29; G Glover 3; F Rodney 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian O'Nora. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Kevin Causey.
Ejections: DETROIT's Leyland by Causey (8th).
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 39,782.
Weather: 87 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, in from center.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 31, 2008 4:08 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Callaspo Alberto Callaspo
3-3
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI