Detroit 6, Kansas City 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(70-83)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 1
Detroit 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 X 6 13 0
WP: J. Verlander (16-8)
LP: L. Hochevar (8-15)
(81-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- P. Fielder homered to deep right
- A. Avila doubled to deep center, J. Peralta scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Detroit
- A. Jackson doubled to right, A. Avila scored, O. Infante to third, O. Infante scored on right fielder J. Francoeur's fielding error, A. Jackson out at third
Bot 6th: Detroit
- A. Dirks hit sacrifice fly to deep center, M. Cabrera scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- B. Butler singled to center, A. Escobar scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
- A. Dirks singled to shallow left center, P. Fielder scored, D. Young to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .268
    D. Lough cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
A. Escobar ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .293
A. Gordon lf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .291
B. Butler dh 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .315
S. Perez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .299
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .244
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .238
E. Hosmer 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .235
J. Giavotella 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .236
 Totals 35 2 9 2 1 0 10 1 14  
 Batting
2B - A Escobar (30, J Verlander).
HR - A Gordon (12, 4th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Gordon (68), B Butler (102).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 2, J Francoeur 1.
GIDP - S Perez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Dyson (29, 2nd base off J Verlander/A Avila).
 
 Fielding
E - J Francoeur (3, field).
Outfield assists - J Dyson 2, A Gordon.
DP - 2 (J Dyson-E Hosmer, M Moustakas-E Hosmer).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303
Q. Berry lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .268
M. Cabrera 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .331
P. Fielder 1b 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .309
D. Young dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
    D. Worth pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
A. Dirks rf 3 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 .317
J. Peralta ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .243
A. Avila c 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .248
O. Infante 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
 Totals 32 6 13 5 1 1 5 0 8  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (27, L Hochevar); A Avila (21, L Hochevar).
HR - P Fielder (28, 2nd inning off L Hochevar 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - A Dirks.
RBI - A Jackson (64), P Fielder (103), A Dirks 2 (33), A Avila (45).
2-out RBI - A Avila.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 1.
GIDP - J Peralta.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Peralta-O Infante-P Fielder).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Hochevar (L, 8-15) 7.1 12 6 5 1 5 1 1.39 5.43  
N. Adcock 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.52 2.61  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Verlander (W, 16-8) 8.0 9 2 2 0 8 1 1.06 2.72  
J. Valverde 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.29 4.02  
Pitches-strikes - L Hochevar 104-67; N Adcock 7-4; J Verlander 114-89; J Valverde 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hochevar 9-11; N Adcock 1-0; J Verlander 12-8; J Valverde 0-1.
Batters faced - L Hochevar 32; N Adcock 2; J Verlander 32; J Valverde 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Cory Blaser. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, right to left.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 2:57 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
3-4
1 RBI
 Detroit
A. Jackson Austin Jackson
3-4
1 RBI