Kansas City 9, Detroit 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-79)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 9 18 1
Detroit 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 10 2
WP: L. Hochevar (9-10) S: B. Wood (1)
LP: M. Scherzer (13-8)
(73-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to right
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- S. Perez doubled to deep right center, J. Giavotella scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- J. Giavotella doubled to left, M. Cabrera, B. Butler and E. Hosmer scored, J. Giavotella out at third
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- R. Santiago grounded out to shortstop, W. Betemit scored, D. Kelly to third
- D. Young singled, D. Kelly scored
- V. Martinez singled to center, D. Young scored, M. Cabrera to third
Top 4th: Kansas City
- S. Perez homered to deep left center
- A. Escobar homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera doubled to right, A. Jackson scored
Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Cabrera doubled to shallow right, A. Escobar scored, A. Gordon to third
- E. Hosmer hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Gordon scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- V. Martinez singled to shallow left center, M. Cabrera to second, M. Cabrera scored, V. Martinez to second on left fielder A. Gordon's fielding error
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Gordon lf 5 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .305
M. Cabrera cf 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .304
B. Butler dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .299
E. Hosmer 1b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .274
J. Francoeur rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 .280
M. Moustakas 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231
J. Giavotella 2b 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 .253
    C. Getz 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
S. Perez c 4 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 .295
A. Escobar ss 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .246
 Totals 40 9 18 9 3 3 2 0 19  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (36, D Below); J Francoeur (41, D Below); J Giavotella (4, M Scherzer); S Perez (4, M Scherzer).
HR - A Gordon (19, 1st inning off M Scherzer 0 on, 0 Out), S Perez (1, 4th inning off M Scherzer 0 on, 0 Out), A Escobar (3, 4th inning off M Scherzer 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - E Hosmer.
RBI - A Gordon (72), M Cabrera (77), E Hosmer (57), J Giavotella 3 (9), S Perez 2 (8), A Escobar (38).
2-out RBI - J Giavotella 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, J Francoeur 1, J Giavotella 1.
GIDP - M Cabrera, S Perez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - A Gordon (3, field).
DP - 1 (M Moustakas-E Hosmer).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .243
R. Santiago 2b 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250
D. Young lf 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .270
M. Cabrera 1b 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .328
V. Martinez dh 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .326
A. Avila c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .301
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .305
W. Betemit 3b 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .288
D. Kelly rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
 Totals 36 5 10 4 0 3 9 0 13  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (35, L Hochevar).
3B - R Santiago (2, L Hochevar).
RBI - R Santiago (21), D Young (43), M Cabrera (84), V Martinez (76).
2-out RBI - D Young, M Cabrera, V Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cabrera 1, V Martinez 1, A Avila 1, W Betemit 1.
GIDP - J Peralta.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - M Cabrera (10, field); W Betemit (10, field).
Outfield assists - A Jackson, D Young.
DP - 2 (J Peralta-R Santiago-M Cabrera, W Betemit-R Santiago-M Cabrera).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Hochevar (W, 9-10) 7.0 8 5 5 2 7 0 1.32 4.97  
T. Collins 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.54 3.47  
B. Wood (S, 1) 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.30 3.43  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Scherzer (L, 13-8) 3.0 10 7 7 1 2 3 1.37 4.52  
D. Below 3.2 5 2 2 2 0 0 1.20 3.60  
R. Perry 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.59 5.40  
D. Schlereth 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.37 3.89  
WP - L Hochevar.
IBB - B Butler (by D Below).
Pitches-strikes - L Hochevar 108-72; T Collins 7-3; B Wood 21-14; M Scherzer 65-44; D Below 65-42; R Perry 13-13; D Schlereth 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hochevar 14-6; T Collins 0-0; B Wood 2-2; M Scherzer 6-4; D Below 6-3; R Perry 3-1; D Schlereth 1-1.
Batters faced - L Hochevar 31; T Collins 2; B Wood 6; M Scherzer 19; D Below 17; R Perry 5; D Schlereth 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Bill Miller.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to left.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 30, 2011 3:18 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
S. Perez Salvador Perez
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
3-4
1 RBI