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9 - 4
14-16

Game Story

It was little surprise that Billy Butler broke up Justin Verlander's no-hit bid Sunday. The Detroit ace was cruising until Butler's two-out single in the sixth inning of Tigers' 9-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Butler singled cleanly to right on a 1-2 pitch, leaving him with a .432...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Det 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 9 16 0
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Detroit
Nick Castellanos homered to deep left
DET 1 - KC 0
Top 3rd: Detroit
Torii Hunter singled to shallow left center, Rajai Davis scored, Miguel Cabrera to second
DET 2 - KC 0
Top 4th: Detroit
Ian Kinsler singled to left center, Andrew Romine scored, Rajai Davis to third
DET 3 - KC 0
Miguel Cabrera doubled to shallow right, Rajai Davis and Ian Kinsler scored
DET 5 - KC 0
Top 5th: Detroit
Álex Ávila homered to deep center, Austin Jackson scored
DET 7 - KC 0
Bottom 7th: Kansas City
Jarrod Dyson tripled to deep right, Brett Hayes and Alcides Escobar scored
DET 7 - KC 2
Nori Aoki hit sacrifice fly to left, Jarrod Dyson scored
DET 7 - KC 3
Top 8th: Detroit
Torii Hunter singled to shallow right, Andrew Romine and Rajai Davis scored, Víctor Martínez to second
DET 9 - KC 3
Bottom 9th: Kansas City
Nori Aoki singled to center, Mike Moustakas scored
DET 9 - KC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Rajai DavisLF 6 3 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 .337
Ian Kinsler2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .304
Miguel Cabrera1B 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 3 .280
Víctor MartínezDH 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 .326
Torii HunterRF 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 .319
Austin JacksonCF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 .292
Nick Castellanos3B 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .232
Álex ÁvilaC 5 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 1 .224
Andrew RomineSS 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
Totals 43 9 16 9 2 3 7 3 21
Batting
2B - R Davis (3, J Vargas); I Kinsler (8, J Vargas); M Cabrera (10, J Vargas)
HR - N Castellanos (4, 2nd inning off J Vargas 0 on, 1 Out), A Avila (2, 5th inning off J Vargas 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - I Kinsler (16), M Cabrera 2 (19), T Hunter 3 (19), N Castellanos (18), A Avila 2 (6)
2-out RBI - I Kinsler, M Cabrera 2, T Hunter 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 2, A Jackson 2
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - R Davis 2 (11, 3rd base off J Vargas/S Perez, 2nd base off J Vargas/S Perez), A Jackson (3, 2nd base off J Vargas/S Perez)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 1 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 .279
Omar Infante2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .282
Eric Hosmer1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286
Billy ButlerDH 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .241
Alex GordonLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .257
Salvador PérezC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Brett HayesPR-C 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Mike Moustakas3B 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .151
Alcides EscobarSS 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .267
Jarrod DysonCF 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 .289
Totals 33 4 7 4 0 5 8 0 14
Batting
2B - B Butler (5, I Krol); S Perez (10, J Verlander)
3B - J Dyson (1, J Verlander)
SF - N Aoki
RBI - N Aoki 2 (7), J Dyson 2 (4)
2-out RBI - N Aoki
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hosmer 1, A Gordon 1, B Hayes 1
Team LOB - 8

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin Verlander(W, 4-1) 7.0 4 3 3 4 7 0 1.32 2.68
Ian Krol 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.80 2.70
Al Alburquerque 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.55 4.91

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason Vargas(L, 2-1) 5.0 11 7 7 2 3 2 1.25 3.50
Tim Collins 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.33 12.00
Michael Mariot 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 1.50 5.91
Greg Holland 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.09 2.45
Pitching
WP - J Verlander, M Mariot
IBB - V Martinez 2 (by J Vargas, by M Mariot)
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 107-65; I Krol 12-7; A Alburquerque 31-19; J Vargas 107-63; T Collins 31-24; M Mariot 33-21; G Holland 13-9
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 4-7; I Krol 1-1; A Alburquerque 2-1; J Vargas 7-10; T Collins 4-2; M Mariot 3-1; G Holland 1-1
Batters faced - J Verlander 29; I Krol 4; A Alburquerque 6; J Vargas 28; T Collins 7; M Mariot 7; G Holland 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:11.
Umpires: HP--Gabe Morales. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 83 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 22,504.