Kansas City 4, Detroit 2
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(87-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 X 4 9 2
WP: J. Guthrie (5-3) S: G. Holland (16)
LP: D. Fister (10-10)
(72-89)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
- A. Escobar homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Detroit
- M. Cabrera singled to shallow center, D. Worth and Q. Berry scored, R. Santiago to second
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- A. Escobar singled to shallow left, I. Falu scored, J. Dyson to second
- S. Perez grounded into fielder's choice, J. Dyson scored, A. Escobar to third, B. Butler out at second
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- J. Francoeur homered to deep center
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
Q. Berry cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
R. Santiago 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .207
M. Cabrera 3b 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .331
    O. Infante 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
P. Fielder 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .312
    A. Garcia pr-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326
D. Young dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .267
A. Avila c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .241
    B. Holaday c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
B. Boesch rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .240
D. Kelly lf-1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .189
D. Worth ss 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .219
 Totals 32 2 6 2 0 3 6 0 11  
 Batting
RBI - M Cabrera 2 (139).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Worth 1.
GIDP - B Boesch.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (D Worth-R Santiago-P Fielder, R Santiago-D Worth-D Kelly).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .262
A. Escobar ss 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 .292
A. Gordon lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .293
B. Butler 1b 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 .313
S. Perez c 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 .301
J. Francoeur rf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 .237
B. Pena dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
T. Abreu 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .257
I. Falu 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .349
 Totals 31 4 9 4 2 4 3 1 15  
 Batting
HR - A Escobar (5, 1st inning off D Fister 0 on, 1 Out), J Francoeur (16, 8th inning off B Villarreal 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Escobar 2 (52), S Perez (39), J Francoeur (49).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dyson 2, S Perez 1, J Francoeur 1.
GIDP - S Perez, I Falu.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Escobar (34, 2nd base off D Downs/B Holaday).
 
 Fielding
E - B Butler (3, field); I Falu (3, throw).
DP - 2 (T Abreu-A Escobar-B Butler, T Abreu-B Butler).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Fister (L, 10-10) 4.1 7 3 3 2 2 1 1.19 3.45  
L. Putkonen 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.73 4.20  
D. Downs 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.31 3.48  
B. Villarreal 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1.21 2.63  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Guthrie (W, 5-3) 6.0 5 2 2 3 3 0 1.13 3.16  
F. Bueno (H, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.04 1.56  
K. Herrera (H, 19) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.19 2.35  
G. Holland (S, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.37 2.96  
BALK - J Guthrie.
HBP - T Abreu (by D Fister).
Pitches-strikes - D Fister 79-47; L Putkonen 21-14; D Downs 23-11; B Villarreal 10-5; J Guthrie 100-61; F Bueno 15-10; K Herrera 10-10; G Holland 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Fister 12-4; L Putkonen 4-1; D Downs 1-1; B Villarreal 1-2; J Guthrie 6-8; F Bueno 2-1; K Herrera 1-0; G Holland 2-0.
Batters faced - D Fister 22; L Putkonen 5; D Downs 5; B Villarreal 4; J Guthrie 25; F Bueno 4; K Herrera 3; G Holland 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 0 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 3:59 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
M. Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
2-3
2 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Escobar Alcides Escobar
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI