Kansas City 10, Detroit 4
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(73-86)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 1 7 0 1 0 0 10 13 0
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 11 1
WP: B. Bannister (9-16)
LP: N. Robertson (7-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. singled to right, A. Gordon scored, J. Buck to third, T. Pena Jr. out at second
Top 4th: Kansas City
- J. Buck singled to left, R. Shealy scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- J. Guillen grounded into fielder's choice, M. Maier scored, E. German to third, M. Aviles out at second
- A. Gordon singled to left, E. German scored, J. Guillen to third, R. Shealy to second
- J. Buck walked, J. Guillen scored, R. Shealy to third, A. Gordon to second
- T. Pena Jr. walked, R. Shealy scored, A. Gordon to third, J. Buck to second
- M. Maier tripled to deep right, J. Buck, T. Pena Jr. and A. Gordon scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright singled to second, J. Smith scored, J. Buck to third
Bot 7th: Detroit
- M. Hessman homered to deep left
Bot 9th: Detroit
- P. Polanco homered to deep left, R. Santiago and D. Sardinha scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .307
    J. Gathright cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .254
E. German lf 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 .247
M. Aviles 2b 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .322
J. Guillen dh 5 1 0 1 0 2 2 .263
R. Shealy 1b 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .306
    K. Ka'aihue ph-1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .316
A. Gordon 3b 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .261
    J. Smith pr-3b 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .192
J. Buck c 3 1 2 2 2 0 0 .223
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 1 1 2 1 2 1 .165
M. Maier cf-rf 5 1 2 3 0 2 2 .296
 Totals 40 10 13 10 5 10 12  
 Batting
3B - M Maier (1, C Lambert).
RBI - T Pena 2 (14), J Buck 2 (48), J Guillen (96), A Gordon (58), M Maier 3 (9), J Gathright (22).
2-out RBI - T Pena 2, J Buck 2, A Gordon, M Maier 3, J Gathright.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 1, J Gathright 1, M Aviles 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Pena-R Shealy).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .285
    M. Hessman 3b 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 .269
P. Polanco 2b 5 1 2 3 0 0 1 .307
M. Ordonez rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .318
    R. Raburn rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231
M. Cabrera 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .295
M. Joyce lf 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .260
J. Larish dh 4 0 3 0 0 1 1 .268
E. Renteria ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270
    R. Santiago ss 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .284
B. Inge 3b-cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .207
D. Sardinha c 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .146
 Totals 37 4 11 4 2 8 16  
 Batting
HR - M Hessman (4, 7th inning off K Wells 0 on, 2 Out), P Polanco (8, 9th inning off R Mahay 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Hessman (6), P Polanco 3 (58).
2-out RBI - M Hessman, P Polanco 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Santiago 1, M Ordonez 1.
GIDP - E Renteria.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - N Robertson (1, catch).
Outfield assists - M Ordonez (T Pena at 2nd base).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bannister (W, 9-16) 6.0 7 0 0 1 4 0 5.76
K. Wells 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 8.71
J. Gobble 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 9.20
R. Mahay 1.0 2 3 3 1 2 1 3.22
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson (L, 7-11) 4.2 7 8 7 4 3 0 6.35
C. Lambert 2.1 5 2 2 1 3 0 5.79
F. Dolsi 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 3.83
Pitches-strikes - B Bannister 102-67; K Wells 19-11; J Gobble 19-11; R Mahay 26-16; N Robertson 88-53; C Lambert 50-30; F Dolsi 27-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bannister 8-6; K Wells 1-2; J Gobble 0-1; R Mahay 1-0; N Robertson 6-4; C Lambert 4-0; F Dolsi 1-1.
Batters faced - B Bannister 25; K Wells 4; J Gobble 4; R Mahay 6; N Robertson 25; C Lambert 13; F Dolsi 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Brian O'Nora. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Jerry Crawford.
Time: 2:58.
Attendance: 35,899.
Weather: 76 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY OUTFIELDER DAVID DEJESUS LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING DUE TO RIGHT HIP FLEXOR TIGHTNESS.
KANSAS CITY'S ALEX GORDON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 24, 2008 10:15 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Maier Mitch Maier
2-5
3 RBI
 Detroit
P. Polanco Placido Polanco
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI