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

(70-86)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 6 5
Detroit 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 8 0
WP: J. Benoit (5-3)
LP: T. Collins (5-4)
(84-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- P. Fielder singled to left, Q. Berry scored, M. Cabrera to third, P. Fielder to second on left fielder A. Gordon's fielding error
- D. Young hit sacrifice fly to right center, M. Cabrera scored
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- Q. Berry tripled to right, O. Infante and A. Jackson scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur doubled to left, M. Moustakas scored
- J. Giavotella grounded out to third, J. Francoeur scored
- T. Abreu singled to shallow right, D. Lough scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to deep right
Bot 9th: Detroit
- A. Avila grounded out to first, D. Kelly scored, R. Santiago to third, J. Peralta to second
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Lough cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .244
A. Escobar ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .289
    T. Abreu ph-ss 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302
A. Gordon lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .291
B. Butler dh 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .314
S. Perez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .294
M. Moustakas 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .243
J. Francoeur rf 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .237
E. Hosmer 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .232
    B. Pena 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .251
J. Giavotella 2b 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .228
 Totals 33 4 6 4 1 0 11 0 4  
 Batting
2B - M Moustakas (33, D Fister); J Francoeur (25, D Fister).
HR - B Butler (28, 9th inning off J Benoit 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Abreu (13), B Butler (104), J Francoeur (44), J Giavotella (15).
2-out RBI - T Abreu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hosmer 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - A Escobar (19, field); A Gordon (2, field); M Moustakas (14, field 3).
Outfield assists - A Gordon 2.
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .303
Q. Berry lf 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .264
M. Cabrera 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .326
P. Fielder 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .310
D. Young dh 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 .272
    D. Kelly pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .187
A. Dirks rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
    R. Santiago ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206
J. Peralta ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .242
A. Avila c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .248
O. Infante 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
 Totals 32 5 8 5 0 2 8 0 2  
 Batting
2B - P Fielder (32, T Collins).
3B - Q Berry (6, L Mendoza).
SF - D Young.
RBI - Q Berry 2 (29), P Fielder (105), D Young (74), A Avila (48).
2-out RBI - Q Berry 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cabrera 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - J Peralta (2, 2nd base by L Mendoza/S Perez).
 
 Fielding
PB - A Avila.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Mendoza 7.0 7 4 2 1 6 0 1.42 4.36  
A. Crow 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.15 3.30  
T. Collins (L, 5-4) 0.1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.26 3.39  
K. Herrera 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 2.40  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Fister 7.2 5 3 2 0 10 0 1.17 3.38  
P. Coke (H, 20) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.63 3.93  
J. Benoit (W, 5-3; BS, 4) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.08 3.23  
IBB - D Young (by T Collins).
HBP - J Francoeur (by D Fister).
Pitches-strikes - L Mendoza 86-57; A Crow 11-9; T Collins 9-4; K Herrera 11-5; D Fister 100-70; P Coke 4-3; J Benoit 15-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Mendoza 10-7; A Crow 1-0; T Collins 1-0; K Herrera 2-0; D Fister 11-5; P Coke 1-0; J Benoit 1-2.
Batters faced - L Mendoza 27; A Crow 3; T Collins 3; K Herrera 2; D Fister 29; P Coke 1; J Benoit 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Cory Blaser. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, left to right.

Updated on Friday, Sep 28, 2012 3:42 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
P. Fielder Prince Fielder
2-4
1 RBI