Kansas City 10, Detroit 2
Preview - Box Score

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 9 1
Kansas City 1 0 0 6 2 0 0 1 X 10 16 2
WP: L. Mendoza (1-0)
LP: B. Penny (10-11)
(68-87)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep center
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- S. Perez singled to shallow left, J. Giavotella scored, M. Maier to second
- A. Escobar singled to shallow left, M. Maier scored, S. Perez to second
- M. Cabrera singled to center, S. Perez scored, A. Escobar to second
- E. Hosmer homered to deep left, A. Escobar and M. Cabrera scored
Top 5th: Detroit
- A. Jackson doubled to left center, A. Dirks scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- S. Perez homered to deep right, M. Maier scored
Top 7th: Detroit
- D. Young hit sacrifice fly to right, R. Santiago scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur singled to shallow left, M. Cabrera scored, E. Hosmer to second
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .249
D. Kelly 3b-1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .234
D. Young lf 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 .269
M. Cabrera 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .331
    D. Worth 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270
V. Martinez dh 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .325
    W. Rhymes ph-dh 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
A. Avila c 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .297
    O. Santos pr-c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .300
A. Dirks rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .246
R. Santiago 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
 Totals 34 2 9 2 0 3 5 0 17  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (22, L Mendoza); A Dirks (12, L Mendoza).
SF - D Young.
RBI - A Jackson (44), D Young (54).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Young 1, M Cabrera 1, V Martinez 1, J Peralta 1, A Dirks 1.
GIDP - J Peralta, A Dirks.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
CS - A Jackson (5, 2nd base by L Mendoza/S Perez).
 
 Fielding
E - D Young (7, field).
DP - 3 (M Cabrera, J Peralta-R Santiago-M Cabrera, D Worth-R Santiago-D Kelly).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Gordon lf 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5 .303
M. Cabrera cf 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305
E. Hosmer 1b 5 1 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 .300
J. Francoeur rf 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 .286
M. Moustakas 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
J. Giavotella 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .231
M. Maier dh 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 .244
S. Perez c 3 2 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 .339
A. Escobar ss 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .251
 Totals 37 10 16 10 3 5 3 0 18  
 Batting
2B - M Cabrera (42, L Marte).
HR - A Gordon (23, 1st inning off B Penny 0 on, 0 Out), E Hosmer (18, 4th inning off B Penny 2 on, 2 Out), S Perez (2, 5th inning off D Below 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Gordon (87), M Cabrera (84), E Hosmer 3 (75), J Francoeur (84), S Perez 3 (15), A Escobar (44).
2-out RBI - M Cabrera, E Hosmer 3, S Perez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 2, M Moustakas 1.
GIDP - J Francoeur, J Giavotella.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - M Moustakas (11, field); J Giavotella (5, field).
DP - 2 (M Moustakas-J Giavotella-E Hosmer, A Escobar-J Giavotella-E Hosmer).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Penny (L, 10-11) 4.0 10 7 7 2 1 2 1.57 5.31  
D. Below 1.0 1 2 2 1 0 1 1.36 4.50  
D. Pauley 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.14 2.78  
D. Schlereth 1.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1.34 3.40  
L. Marte 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.91 2.45  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Mendoza (W, 1-0) 7.0 6 2 1 3 3 0 1.29 1.29  
B. Wood 2.0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1.41 3.68  
WP - B Wood.
HBP - V Martinez (by L Mendoza).
Pitches-strikes - B Penny 65-37; D Below 23-14; D Pauley 11-9; D Schlereth 23-11; L Marte 19-13; L Mendoza 102-62; B Wood 31-21.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Penny 10-5; D Below 2-2; D Pauley 3-0; D Schlereth 1-0; L Marte 2-2; L Mendoza 11-8; B Wood 4-1.
Batters faced - B Penny 22; D Below 5; D Pauley 4; D Schlereth 6; L Marte 5; L Mendoza 31; B Wood 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Bruce Dreckman. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, right to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011 3:41 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
A. Jackson Austin Jackson
2-5
1 RBI
 Kansas City
E. Hosmer Eric Hosmer
5-5, 1 HR
3 RBI