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Game Story

The Detroit Tigers insisted that they weren't trying to make a statement. Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer, everyone in the Detroit starting lineup had a hit by the fourth inning and the Tigers pounded Jason Vargas and the second-place Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Friday night to add another game to...
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Det 3 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 10 19 0
KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Detroit
Miguel Cabrera doubled to left center, Ian Kinsler scored
DET 1 - KC 0
Víctor Martínez singled to right center, Miguel Cabrera scored
DET 2 - KC 0
Eugenio Suárez singled to left, Víctor Martínez scored, J.D. Martínez to third
DET 3 - KC 0
Top 2nd: Detroit
Torii Hunter doubled to deep right center, Rajai Davis scored
DET 4 - KC 0
Top 4th: Detroit
Ian Kinsler doubled to left, James McCann scored
DET 5 - KC 0
Top 5th: Detroit
Nick Castellanos singled to left center, Víctor Martínez scored, J.D. Martínez to third
DET 6 - KC 0
Eugenio Suárez singled to left center, J.D. Martínez scored, Nick Castellanos to second
DET 7 - KC 0
Ian Kinsler homered (357 ft.) to deep left, James McCann scored
DET 10 - KC 0
Bottom 8th: Kansas City
Jayson Nix hit sacrifice fly to left, Johnny Giavotella scored
DET 10 - KC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian Kinsler2B 5 2 3 3 1 0 1 0 2 .276
Andrew Romine2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Torii HunterRF 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Tyler CollinsRF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Miguel Cabrera1B 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .318
Don KellyPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
Víctor MartínezDH 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .335
Steven MoyàPH-DH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
J.D. MartínezLF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
Ezequiel CarreraPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
Nick Castellanos3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .267
Eugenio SuárezSS 5 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 .249
James McCannC 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .200
Rajai DavisCF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .280
Totals 45 10 19 9 1 1 5 1 20
Batting
2B - I Kinsler (39, J Vargas); T Hunter (30, J Vargas); M Cabrera (49, J Vargas); J Martinez (29, C Coleman)
HR - I Kinsler (15, 5th inning off L Coleman 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - I Kinsler 3 (85), T Hunter (80), M Cabrera (104), V Martinez (100), N Castellanos (62), E Suarez 2 (23)
2-out RBI - I Kinsler 2, E Suarez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cabrera 1, V Martinez 2, E Suarez 1, J McCann 1
GIDP - N Castellanos
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - J McCann (1, 2nd base off J Vargas/S Perez)
Fielding
DP - 2 (E Suarez-I Kinsler-M Cabrera, N Castellanos-I Kinsler-M Cabrera)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alcides EscobarSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
Jayson NixSS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nori AokiRF-LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
Lane AdamsLF-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lorenzo CainCF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .299
Jarrod DysonCF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .267
Terrance GoreLF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alex GordonLF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .268
Carlos PegueroRF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .125
Salvador PérezC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
Erik KratzC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
Eric Hosmer1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
Billy ButlerDH 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .264
Raúl IbañezPH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .168
Omar Infante2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Johnny Giavotella2B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Mike Moustakas3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Totals 31 1 7 1 0 0 5 1 11
Batting
2B - E Hosmer (31, J Verlander); J Giavotella (1, J Verlander)
SF - J Nix
RBI - J Nix (1)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Peguero 2, O Infante 2
GIDP - L Cain, S Perez
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - J Dyson (35, 2nd base off J Verlander/J McCann)
Fielding
E - O Infante (10, field)
DP - 1 (M Moustakas-J Giavotella-E Hosmer)

Pitching

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin Verlander(W, 14-12) 7.1 7 1 1 0 4 0 1.42 4.68
Evan Reed 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.58 4.18
Blaine Hardy 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.30 2.19

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason Vargas(L, 11-10) 3.1 9 5 5 0 1 0 1.26 3.59
Casey Coleman 0.2 4 4 4 0 1 0 1.82 5.73
Louis Coleman 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 1 1.79 6.16
Liam Hendriks 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.36 5.40
Aaron Crow 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.30 4.06
Tim Collins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.47 3.93
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 103-72; E Reed 13-9; B Hardy 20-15; J Vargas 66-42; C Coleman 25-17; L Coleman 18-9; L Hendriks 29-19; A Crow 26-16; T Collins 5-4
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 14-8; E Reed 0-1; B Hardy 1-1; J Vargas 6-6; C Coleman 3-0; L Coleman 2-3; L Hendriks 2-1; A Crow 0-2; T Collins 2-0
Batters faced - J Verlander 27; E Reed 2; B Hardy 3; J Vargas 19; C Coleman 6; L Coleman 6; L Hendriks 7; A Crow 5; T Collins 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:16.
Umpires: HP--Larry Vanover. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Vic Carapazza.
Weather: 77 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 37,945.