Kansas City 9, Detroit 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 8 10 0
Kansas City 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 X 9 15 0
WP: A. Crow (3-1) S: G. Holland (8)
LP: B. Villarreal (3-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- A. Dirks doubled to deep center, A. Jackson scored
- D. Young homered to deep right, A. Dirks scored
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- B. Butler singled to center, A. Gordon scored
- M. Moustakas singled to center, B. Butler and S. Perez scored
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- A. Escobar singled to left, J. Giavotella scored, J. Dyson to third
- A. Gordon doubled to shallow left, J. Dyson and A. Escobar scored
- B. Butler singled to shallow center, A. Gordon scored
Top 3rd: Detroit
- P. Fielder doubled to deep right center, A. Jackson and M. Cabrera scored
- A. Avila singled to center, P. Fielder scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- S. Perez doubled to left, J. Dyson scored, B. Butler to third
Top 7th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to right, A. Jackson scored
Top 8th: Detroit
- J. Peralta homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- M. Moustakas doubled to right, L. Cain scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 3 3 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 .307
A. Dirks rf 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .333
M. Cabrera 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .325
P. Fielder 1b 3 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 .311
D. Young dh 5 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 4 .271
A. Avila c 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 .252
J. Peralta ss 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .256
O. Infante 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
Q. Berry lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .268
 Totals 37 8 10 8 2 4 10 1 11  
 Batting
2B - A Dirks (15, L Mendoza); P Fielder (26, L Mendoza).
HR - D Young (15, 1st inning off L Mendoza 1 on, 2 Out), J Peralta (10, 8th inning off A Crow 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Dirks (26), M Cabrera (107), P Fielder 2 (93), D Young 2 (54), A Avila (38), J Peralta (52).
2-out RBI - M Cabrera, D Young 2, A Avila.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Young 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Jackson (11, 2nd base off K Herrera/S Perez).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 3 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 .270
A. Escobar ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .302
A. Gordon lf 5 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 3 .297
B. Butler dh 4 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 .308
    L. Cain pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .244
S. Perez c 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .297
M. Moustakas 3b 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 .250
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .232
E. Hosmer 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .239
J. Giavotella 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233
 Totals 39 9 15 9 0 5 9 2 16  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon 2 (44, J Verlander 2); S Perez 2 (13, J Verlander 2); M Moustakas (26, P Coke).
RBI - A Escobar (42), A Gordon 2 (57), B Butler 2 (83), S Perez (24), M Moustakas 3 (63).
2-out RBI - B Butler, S Perez, M Moustakas 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 1, A Gordon 1, M Moustakas 2, J Francoeur 1, E Hosmer 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - L Cain (6, 2nd base off B Villarreal/A Avila), J Giavotella (1, 2nd base off B Villarreal/A Avila).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Verlander 5.2 12 8 8 3 6 0 1.04 2.80  
D. Downs 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.95 1.84  
B. Villarreal (L, 3-4) 1.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 1.18 2.28  
P. Coke 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.66 3.72  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Mendoza 5.0 7 6 6 1 4 1 1.43 4.51  
K. Herrera (H, 16) 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.12 2.66  
T. Collins 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.17 3.06  
A. Crow (W, 3-1; BS, 6) 1.1 1 1 1 0 3 1 1.16 3.52  
G. Holland (S, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.40 2.89  
WP - K Herrera, G Holland.
IBB - B Butler (by J Verlander); J Francoeur (by P Coke); P Fielder (by G Holland).
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 120-80; D Downs 2-2; B Villarreal 25-18; P Coke 12-6; L Mendoza 82-50; K Herrera 26-17; T Collins 6-2; A Crow 20-13; G Holland 24-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 12-7; D Downs 0-1; B Villarreal 1-3; P Coke 1-0; L Mendoza 7-8; K Herrera 3-0; T Collins 0-0; A Crow 1-1; G Holland 1-1.
Batters faced - J Verlander 32; D Downs 1; B Villarreal 8; P Coke 3; L Mendoza 23; K Herrera 7; T Collins 1; A Crow 5; G Holland 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Manny Gonzalez. 3B--Greg Gibson.
Weather: 94 degrees, clear.
Wind: 2 mph, in from right.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 3:18 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
D. Young Delmon Young
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Moustakas Mike Moustakas
3-5
3 RBI