Detroit 6, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(87-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 6 14 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 9 1
WP: R. Porcello (10-12) S: J. Valverde (35)
LP: B. Chen (11-14)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Detroit
- J. Peralta homered to deep left
Top 6th: Detroit
- M. Cabrera homered to deep right
- J. Peralta safe at first on center fielder D. Lough's fielding error, P. Fielder scored, J. Peralta to second
- G. Laird doubled to shallow left, J. Peralta, A. Dirks and A. Garcia scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep right
- J. Francoeur grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B. Butler scored, S. Perez to third, M. Moustakas out at second
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur singled to shallow center, A. Gordon scored, S. Perez to third, J. Francoeur out at 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 .298
O. Infante 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .253
M. Cabrera 3b 5 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .329
P. Fielder 1b 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313
D. Young dh 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 .269
J. Peralta ss 4 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .241
A. Dirks lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .323
A. Garcia rf 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333
G. Laird c 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .282
 Totals 40 6 14 5 2 1 7 0 12  
 Batting
2B - P Fielder (33, B Chen); G Laird (8, B Chen).
HR - M Cabrera (44, 6th inning off B Chen 0 on, 1 Out), J Peralta (13, 5th inning off B Chen 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Cabrera (137), J Peralta (63), G Laird 3 (11).
2-out RBI - G Laird 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Jackson 2, D Young 1, J Peralta 1.
GIDP - D Young.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - G Laird (4, throw).
Outfield assists - A Jackson.
DP - 2 (O Infante-J Peralta-P Fielder, J Peralta-O Infante-P Fielder).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .262
    B. Pena ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
A. Escobar ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 .289
A. Gordon lf 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .293
B. Butler 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .312
S. Perez c 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .305
M. Moustakas 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 .242
    T. Abreu 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .235
D. Lough cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .237
I. Falu 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .354
 Totals 33 3 9 2 1 5 6 1 16  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (32, A Alburquerque).
HR - A Gordon (14, 6th inning off R Porcello 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Gordon (72), J Francoeur (48).
2-out RBI - J Francoeur.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 3, B Butler 1, D Lough 1.
GIDP - J Francoeur, D Lough.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Escobar (33, 3rd base off R Porcello/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - D Lough (1, field).
Outfield assists - A Gordon.
DP - 1 (A Escobar-I Falu-B Butler).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Porcello (W, 10-12) 5.0 4 1 1 3 3 1 1.53 4.59  
A. Alburquerque 1.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 1.05 0.68  
O. Dotel 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.07 3.57  
J. Benoit 1.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 1.14 3.68  
J. Valverde (S, 35) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 3.78  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Chen (L, 11-14) 5.2 10 6 2 1 3 2 1.37 5.07  
L. Coleman 2.1 2 0 0 0 4 0 1.33 3.75  
V. Mazzaro 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.68 5.73  
T. Hottovy 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.71 2.89  
A. Crow 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 3.53  
WP - R Porcello.
IBB - A Garcia (by B Chen).
Pitches-strikes - R Porcello 88-56; A Alburquerque 24-12; O Dotel 8-7; J Benoit 25-17; J Valverde 13-10; B Chen 90-55; L Coleman 39-26; V Mazzaro 6-3; T Hottovy 2-2; A Crow 1-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Porcello 7-4; A Alburquerque 1-0; O Dotel 2-1; J Benoit 0-0; J Valverde 1-2; B Chen 6-11; L Coleman 1-3; V Mazzaro 2-1; T Hottovy 1-0; A Crow 1-0.
Batters faced - R Porcello 21; A Alburquerque 5; O Dotel 3; J Benoit 5; J Valverde 4; B Chen 27; L Coleman 9; V Mazzaro 3; T Hottovy 1; A Crow 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, in from right.

Updated on Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 4:23 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
4-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI