Kansas City 9, Detroit 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 1 0 9 12 0
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 7 0
WP: Z. Greinke (14-8)
LP: E. Jackson (12-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- A. Callaspo doubled to left center, W. Bloomquist and B. Butler scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- M. Olivo homered to deep center, B. Butler and A. Callaspo scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- J. Anderson homered to deep right, A. Gordon and Y. Betancourt scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep left center, P. Polanco scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- A. Callaspo singled to shallow center, W. Bloomquist scored, M. Maier to third, M. Jacobs to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
W. Bloomquist rf 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
M. Maier lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 .250
B. Butler 1b 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298
M. Jacobs dh 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 .234
A. Callaspo 2b 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 3 .299
M. Olivo c 5 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 4 .248
    B. Pena c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .205
    L. Hernandez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186
Y. Betancourt ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .241
J. Anderson cf 5 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 1 .241
 Totals 40 9 12 9 2 6 10 0 23  
 Batting
2B - A Callaspo (36, E Jackson).
HR - M Olivo (21, 3rd inning off E Jackson 2 on, 1 Out), J Anderson (1, 6th inning off A Galarraga 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Callaspo 3 (65), M Olivo 3 (58), J Anderson 3 (23).
2-out RBI - A Callaspo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Maier 1, A Callaspo 2, M Olivo 1, A Gordon 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .248
    C. Thomas cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .241
P. Polanco 2b 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .278
    W. Ramirez rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364
C. Guillen lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .239
M. Cabrera 1b 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 .332
    M. Thames 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
A. Huff dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .246
A. Avila c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .286
D. Kelly rf-2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .241
B. Inge 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .234
    B. Dlugach 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
R. Santiago ss 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .259
 Totals 33 2 7 2 1 4 13 0 14  
 Batting
HR - M Cabrera (30, 6th inning off B Chen 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Cabrera 2 (91).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Thomas 2, C Guillen 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - B Inge (5, 2nd base by Z Greinke/M Olivo).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
Z. Greinke (W, 14-8) 5.0 3 0 0 2 8 0 1.06 2.14  
B. Chen 1.2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1.59 5.78  
K. Farnsworth 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.43 4.63  
J. Soria 1.0 2 0 0 1 3 0 1.13 2.49  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
E. Jackson (L, 12-7) 5.0 6 5 5 1 6 1 1.24 3.37  
A. Galarraga 0.1 3 3 3 1 1 1 1.57 5.64  
A. Figaro 2.0 1 1 1 4 1 0 2.08 6.92  
J. Bonderman 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.17 9.31  
WP - J Soria.
HPB - W Bloomquist (by A Galarraga).
Pitches-strikes - Z Greinke 77-46; B Chen 33-20; K Farnsworth 15-9; J Soria 24-16; E Jackson 96-61; A Galarraga 21-11; A Figaro 45-21; J Bonderman 24-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - Z Greinke 4-1; B Chen 2-3; K Farnsworth 2-1; J Soria 1-0; E Jackson 6-6; A Galarraga 1-1; A Figaro 2-3; J Bonderman 2-0.
Batters faced - Z Greinke 19; B Chen 8; K Farnsworth 4; J Soria 6; E Jackson 23; A Galarraga 6; A Figaro 11; J Bonderman 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.

Updated on Friday, Sep 18, 2009 4:01 am ET

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