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

(70-85)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 0
Detroit 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 X 5 9 1
WP: J. Benoit (4-3) S: J. Valverde (32)
LP: K. Herrera (4-3)
(83-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- A. Dirks singled to shallow center, D. Young scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- D. Lough doubled to shallow left, I. Falu scored
- A. Gordon doubled to shallow left center, D. Lough scored
- B. Butler singled to left center, A. Gordon scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur homered to deep left
Bot 4th: Detroit
- A. Avila homered to deep right center, J. Peralta scored
- A. Jackson homered to deep left center
Bot 8th: Detroit
- J. Peralta grounded into fielder's choice, D. Kelly scored, A. Dirks out at second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Lough cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .244
A. Escobar ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .291
A. Gordon lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .314
S. Perez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 .295
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
J. Francoeur rf 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .237
E. Hosmer 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .232
I. Falu 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .379
 Totals 36 4 10 4 1 0 9 0 8  
 Batting
2B - D Lough (2, R Porcello); A Gordon 2 (51, R Porcello, L Marte); I Falu (5, R Porcello).
HR - J Francoeur (14, 4th inning off R Porcello 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Lough (2), A Gordon (69), B Butler (103), J Francoeur (43).
2-out RBI - A Gordon, B Butler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Perez 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - I Falu (2, 2nd base by A Alburquerque/A Avila).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 .304
Q. Berry lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .264
M. Cabrera 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .327
P. Fielder 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .309
D. Young dh 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273
    D. Kelly pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .187
A. Dirks rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .318
J. Peralta ss 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .242
A. Avila c 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 .248
O. Infante 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
 Totals 33 5 9 5 2 2 3 1 11  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (28, J Guthrie); D Young (26, J Guthrie).
HR - A Jackson (16, 4th inning off J Guthrie 0 on, 2 Out), A Avila (9, 4th inning off J Guthrie 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Jackson (65), A Dirks (34), J Peralta (61), A Avila 2 (47).
2-out RBI - A Jackson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 2, P Fielder 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - D Kelly (2, 2nd base off K Herrera/S Perez).
 
 Fielding
E - P Fielder (10, field).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Guthrie 7.0 7 4 4 2 3 2 1.12 3.18  
K. Herrera (L, 4-3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.18 2.41  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Porcello 4.0 7 4 4 0 3 1 1.54 4.68  
L. Marte 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.26 3.32  
A. Alburquerque 2.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.77 0.00  
J. Benoit (W, 4-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.08 3.15  
J. Valverde (S, 32) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.27 3.95  
Pitches-strikes - J Guthrie 103-66; K Herrera 19-12; R Porcello 61-42; L Marte 16-11; A Alburquerque 30-23; J Benoit 17-12; J Valverde 12-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Guthrie 14-7; K Herrera 3-2; R Porcello 6-5; L Marte 0-0; A Alburquerque 2-2; J Benoit 1-1; J Valverde 1-2.
Batters faced - J Guthrie 30; K Herrera 5; R Porcello 19; L Marte 3; A Alburquerque 7; J Benoit 4; J Valverde 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--Cory Blaser.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 10:04 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-4
1 RBI
 Detroit
A. Jackson Austin Jackson
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI