Detroit 5, Kansas City 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 9 1
Detroit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 X 5 10 1
WP: D. Schlereth (2-1) S: J. Valverde (40)
LP: B. Wood (5-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- D. Young hit sacrifice fly to deep center, A. Jackson scored
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- E. Hosmer homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Detroit
- A. Jackson scored, R. Santiago to third on wild pitch
Top 4th: Kansas City
- E. Hosmer homered to deep right
Top 6th: Kansas City
- M. Cabrera doubled to left, A. Gordon scored
- B. Butler singled to left, M. Cabrera to third, M. Cabrera scored, B. Butler to second on left fielder D. Young's fielding error
Bot 8th: Detroit
- R. Santiago hit sacrifice fly to right, A. Jackson scored
- V. Martinez doubled to deep left center, D. Young scored
- W. Betemit doubled to right, B. Boesch scored, A. Avila to third, A. Avila out at home
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Gordon lf 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .305
M. Cabrera cf 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .302
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .297
E. Hosmer 1b 4 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 .278
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .232
J. Giavotella 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .237
    C. Getz 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .256
S. Perez c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
    B. Pena ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .257
A. Escobar ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .243
 Totals 33 4 9 4 2 3 5 1 10  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (37, R Porcello); M Moustakas (12, R Porcello).
HR - E Hosmer 2 (14, 2nd inning off R Porcello 0 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off R Porcello 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Cabrera (78), E Hosmer 2 (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Perez 1, A Escobar 1.
GIDP - M Cabrera, M Moustakas.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - C Getz (20, 2nd base off J Valverde/A Avila).
 
 Fielding
E - S Perez (2, throw).
Outfield assists - J Francoeur.
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 4 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .249
R. Santiago ss 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .256
D. Young lf 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268
M. Cabrera 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .328
V. Martinez dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .323
    B. Boesch pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
A. Avila c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .297
W. Betemit 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .286
    B. Inge 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
R. Raburn 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .238
D. Kelly rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
 Totals 30 5 10 4 0 1 5 1 6  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (18, N Adcock); M Cabrera (36, N Adcock); V Martinez (30, B Wood); W Betemit (20, B Wood).
3B - A Jackson (9, B Wood).
S - R Santiago.
SF - R Santiago, D Young.
RBI - R Santiago (23), D Young (44), V Martinez (77), W Betemit (40).
2-out RBI - V Martinez, W Betemit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Santiago 1, M Cabrera 1, A Avila 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - A Jackson (19, 3rd base off N Adcock/S Perez).
 
 Fielding
E - D Young (6, field).
Outfield assists - A Jackson.
DP - 2 (R Santiago-R Raburn-M Cabrera, R Porcello-R Santiago-M Cabrera).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
N. Adcock 5.1 6 2 2 0 2 0 1.48 4.45  
T. Collins (H, 9) 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.50 3.38  
B. Wood (L, 5-2; BS, 2) 1.0 4 3 3 1 0 0 1.36 3.84  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Porcello 7.0 8 4 4 1 4 2 1.44 5.01  
D. Schlereth (W, 2-1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.36 3.80  
J. Valverde (S, 40) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.31 2.58  
WP - N Adcock.
IBB - A Avila (by B Wood).
Pitches-strikes - N Adcock 56-39; T Collins 25-16; B Wood 25-12; R Porcello 86-58; D Schlereth 13-6; J Valverde 18-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Adcock 12-3; T Collins 1-1; B Wood 0-3; R Porcello 11-7; D Schlereth 2-1; J Valverde 1-2.
Batters faced - N Adcock 22; T Collins 5; B Wood 7; R Porcello 27; D Schlereth 4; J Valverde 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, in from center.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 3:41 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. Hosmer Eric Hosmer
3-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Detroit
A. Jackson Austin Jackson
4-4