Kansas City 2, Detroit 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 12 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 X 2 9 2
WP: J. Guthrie (3-3) S: K. Herrera (1)
LP: R. Porcello (9-10)
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Scoring Summary
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- J. Giavotella grounded into fielder's choice, M. Moustakas scored, J. Francoeur to third, E. Hosmer out at second
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep right center
Top 8th: Detroit
- J. Peralta singled to shallow center, P. Fielder scored, Q. Berry to second
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .305
A. Dirks lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333
M. Cabrera 3b 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .325
P. Fielder 1b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .314
D. Young dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .271
    Q. Berry pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
B. Boesch rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
    J. Baker ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
J. Peralta ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .256
O. Infante 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273
G. Laird c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278
    A. Avila ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 38 1 12 1 0 1 4 0 21  
 Batting
2B - P Fielder (27, J Guthrie).
RBI - J Peralta (53).
2-out RBI - J Peralta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dirks 1, P Fielder 1, D Young 1, J Peralta 1, O Infante 1.
GIDP - M Cabrera.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (O Infante-P Fielder, M Cabrera-O Infante-P Fielder).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
L. Cain cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .253
A. Escobar ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .301
A. Gordon lf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .298
B. Butler dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .307
S. Perez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .296
M. Moustakas 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .251
J. Francoeur rf 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .234
E. Hosmer 1b 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .241
J. Giavotella 2b 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .220
 Totals 30 2 9 2 1 3 6 0 14  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (20, R Porcello); M Moustakas (28, R Porcello).
HR - A Gordon (10, 6th inning off R Porcello 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Gordon (58), J Giavotella (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 1, E Hosmer 1.
GIDP - S Perez, J Giavotella.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - S Perez (4, field, throw).
DP - 1 (J Giavotella-A Escobar-E Hosmer).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Porcello (L, 9-10) 5.0 8 2 2 2 4 1 1.51 4.57  
D. Downs 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.96 1.72  
B. Villarreal 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.15 2.18  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Guthrie (W, 3-3) 7.1 10 1 1 0 3 0 1.18 3.86  
T. Collins (H, 8) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.18 3.05  
A. Crow (H, 15) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 3.50  
K. Herrera (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.14 2.49  
WP - R Porcello.
IBB - J Francoeur (by D Downs).
Pitches-strikes - R Porcello 99-62; D Downs 13-5; B Villarreal 24-17; J Guthrie 99-69; T Collins 9-6; A Crow 2-2; K Herrera 14-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Porcello 10-2; D Downs 0-2; B Villarreal 4-1; J Guthrie 11-13; T Collins 1-0; A Crow 0-1; K Herrera 1-0.
Batters faced - R Porcello 23; D Downs 3; B Villarreal 7; J Guthrie 32; T Collins 2; A Crow 1; K Herrera 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Manny Gonzalez. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Weather: 97 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, in from right.

Updated on Friday, Aug 31, 2012 4:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
J. Peralta Jhonny Peralta
2-4
1 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI