Detroit 1, Kansas City 0
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(88-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
WP: L. Marte (1-0) S: L. Putkonen (1)
LP: L. Mendoza (8-10)
(72-90)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Detroit
- A. Jackson doubled to shallow center, O. Infante scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300
    A. Garcia pr-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .319
Q. Berry lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .258
M. Cabrera 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .330
    R. Santiago 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206
P. Fielder dh 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .313
    D. Young ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .267
A. Avila c 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .243
    B. Holaday c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
J. Peralta ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .239
    D. Worth ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
A. Dirks rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .322
O. Infante 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .257
D. Kelly 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .186
 Totals 30 1 7 1 0 4 8 2 14  
 Batting
2B - A Jackson (29, L Mendoza); O Infante (7, L Mendoza).
S - R Santiago.
RBI - A Jackson (66).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Santiago 1, B Holaday 1, A Dirks 2.
GIDP - A Garcia, J Peralta, O Infante.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - O Infante 2 (7, 2nd base off L Mendoza/A Moore, 3rd base off L Mendoza/A Moore).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Worth-O Infante-D Kelly).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
    J. Bourgeois ph-cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .258
    D. Lough ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .237
A. Escobar ss 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .293
A. Gordon lf 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 .294
B. Butler 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .313
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .235
B. Pena dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .236
A. Moore c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .182
J. Giavotella 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
I. Falu 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .341
 Totals 31 0 6 0 0 7 6 1 15  
 Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bourgeois 1, J Francoeur 4.
GIDP - B Butler.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - A Escobar (35, 2nd base off M Scherzer/A Avila).
 
 Fielding
PB - A Moore.
DP - 3 (I Falu-B Butler, A Escobar-J Giavotella-B Butler, A Escobar-J Giavotella-B Butler).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Scherzer 4.0 3 0 0 2 3 0 1.27 3.74  
D. Smyly 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.27 3.99  
L. Marte (W, 1-0) 3.1 2 0 0 2 2 0 1.25 2.82  
L. Putkonen (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.69 3.94  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Mendoza (L, 8-10) 7.0 6 1 1 3 6 0 1.42 4.23  
T. Collins 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.28 3.36  
L. Coleman 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.31 3.71  
A. Crow 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.18 3.48  
Pitches-strikes - M Scherzer 75-54; D Smyly 19-9; L Marte 47-31; L Putkonen 23-12; L Mendoza 109-64; T Collins 10-4; L Coleman 8-7; A Crow 7-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Scherzer 4-7; D Smyly 1-1; L Marte 4-5; L Putkonen 2-0; L Mendoza 10-5; T Collins 0-0; L Coleman 0-0; A Crow 2-0.
Batters faced - M Scherzer 17; D Smyly 4; L Marte 13; L Putkonen 4; L Mendoza 28; T Collins 2; L Coleman 2; A Crow 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Brian Knight.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 11:20 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
A. Jackson Austin Jackson
2-3
1 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Escobar Alcides Escobar
2-5