52-44
5 - 6
45-49

Game Story

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Mike Moustakas was in a slump and Justin Verlander, of all people, helped him snap out of it.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Det 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 13 2
KC 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 X 6 9 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Detroit
Prince FielderDFP
singled to right,
Austin JacksonDFP
scored,
Miguel CabreraDFP
to second
DET 1 - KC 0
Víctor MartínezDFP
singled to shallow right,
Miguel CabreraDFP
scored,
Prince FielderDFP
to third
DET 2 - KC 0
Bottom 1st: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
Alex GordonDFP
scored,
Billy ButlerDFP
to second advancing on throw
DET 2 - KC 1
Top 2nd: Detroit
Torii HunterDFP
hit sacrifice fly to deep left,
Álex ÁvilaDFP
scored
DET 3 - KC 1
Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
doubled to right,
Eric HosmerDFP
and
Billy ButlerDFP
scored,
Salvador PérezDFP
out at third
DET 3 - KC 3
Bottom 4th: Kansas City
Chris GetzDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Mike MoustakasDFP
to third,
David LoughDFP
out at second
DET 3 - KC 4
Eric HosmerDFP
walked,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored,
Chris GetzDFP
to third,
Alex GordonDFP
to second
DET 3 - KC 5
Top 5th: Detroit
Álex ÁvilaDFP
singled to second,
Víctor MartínezDFP
and
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
scored,
Andy DirksDFP
to second
DET 5 - KC 5
Bottom 5th: Kansas City
Mike MoustakasDFP
homered to deep right
DET 5 - KC 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .273
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 .310
Miguel CabreraDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 .360
Prince FielderDFP
1B
5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .267
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Hernán PérezDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Jhonny PeraltaDFP
SS
5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .303
Andy DirksDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .245
Matt TuiasosopoDFP
PH-LF
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .322
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
4 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 .185
Ramón SantiagoDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .163
Don KellyDFP
PH-2B
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250
Totals 38 5 13 5 0 3 6 0 21
Batting
2B - V Martinez (20, G Holland); A Avila (6, J Guthrie)
S - A Jackson
SF - T Hunter
RBI - T Hunter (45), P Fielder (70), V Martinez (51), A Avila 2 (23)
2-out RBI - A Avila 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cabrera 2, P Fielder 1, A Dirks 1, M Tuiasosopo 1, R Santiago 1
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
E - P Fielder (6, field); J Verlander (1, throw)
Outfield assists - T Hunter
PB - A Avila

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .280
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .288
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 .274
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 .282
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .259
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .221
David LoughDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .291
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .242
Chris GetzDFP
2B
2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 .208
Elliot JohnsonDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .207
Totals 32 6 9 6 1 4 6 1 12
Batting
2B - S Perez (17, J Verlander)
HR - M Moustakas (7, 5th inning off J Verlander 0 on, 2 Out)
SF - S Perez
RBI - E Hosmer (41), S Perez 3 (41), M Moustakas (18), C Getz (13)
2-out RBI - E Hosmer, S Perez 2, M Moustakas
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 3, L Cain 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - C Getz (6, 2nd base off J Verlander/A Avila)

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin VerlanderDFP
(L, 10-7)
5.2 8 6 5 4 3 1 1.37 3.69
Al AlburquerqueDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.82 4.97
Drew SmylyDFP
1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.97 1.86

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeremy GuthrieDFP
(W, 9-7)
6.0 10 5 5 2 6 0 1.41 4.41
Tim CollinsDFP
(HLD, 13)
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 4.76
Luke HochevarDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.89 2.06
Aaron CrowDFP
(HLD, 14)
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.48 3.26
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 24)
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.89 1.70
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 107-69; A Alburquerque 15-11; D Smyly 17-10; J Guthrie 106-71; T Collins 7-4; L Hochevar 6-3; A Crow 17-8; G Holland 11-8
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 5-10; A Alburquerque 0-0; D Smyly 2-2; J Guthrie 11-6; T Collins 1-1; L Hochevar 0-1; A Crow 2-0; G Holland 1-3
Batters faced - J Verlander 29; A Alburquerque 3; D Smyly 5; J Guthrie 30; T Collins 3; L Hochevar 1; A Crow 5; G Holland 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:04.
Umpires: HP--Lance Barksdale. 1B--Vic Carapazza. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 86 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 4 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 30,116.