77-70
3 - 6
85-62

Game Story

DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Verlander has spent all season trying to recapture the form that made him perhaps the best pitcher in baseball in 2011 and 2012.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 10 0
Det 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 X 6 7 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Detroit
Torii HunterDFP
grounded out to shortstop,
Austin JacksonDFP
scored
KC 0 - DET 1
Top 4th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
singled to deep left,
Eric HosmerDFP
scored
KC 1 - DET 1
Bottom 4th: Detroit
Prince FielderDFP
homered to deep right,
Miguel CabreraDFP
scored
KC 1 - DET 3
Bottom 5th: Detroit
Torii HunterDFP
singled to shallow right,
Álex ÁvilaDFP
and
Austin JacksonDFP
scored,
Torii HunterDFP
to second advancing on throw
KC 1 - DET 5
Prince FielderDFP
singled to shallow right,
Torii HunterDFP
scored,
Miguel CabreraDFP
to third
KC 1 - DET 6
Top 6th: Kansas City
Billy ButlerDFP
singled to shallow left,
Alex GordonDFP
scored
KC 2 - DET 6
Salvador PérezDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Billy ButlerDFP
scored
KC 3 - DET 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .270
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .241
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .304
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .293
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 3 .287
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .230
David LoughDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .279
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .237
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 .268
Totals 35 3 10 3 0 2 10 2 16
Batting
2B - S Perez (23, J Verlander)
RBI - B Butler (76), S Perez 2 (69)
2-out RBI - B Butler, S Perez 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gordon 1, E Bonifacio 1, M Moustakas 1, D Lough 2
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - A Escobar (19, 3rd base off D Smyly/A Avila), J Dyson (31, 2nd base off J Benoit/A Avila)
CS - E Bonifacio (8, 2nd base by J Verlander/A Avila)
Picked Off - J Dyson (1st base, J Verlander)
Fielding
E - A Gordon (1, field)

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 1 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 .297
Miguel CabreraDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .348
Prince FielderDFP
1B
4 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 .278
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .295
Andy DirksDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .258
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .318
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .220
José IglesiasDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .314
Totals 31 6 7 6 1 2 10 0 7
Batting
2B - A Jackson 2 (29, B Chen 2); M Cabrera (26, B Chen)
HR - P Fielder (24, 4th inning off B Chen 1 on, 0 Out)
RBI - T Hunter 3 (75), P Fielder 3 (102)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dirks 1
Team LOB - 3

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Bruce ChenDFP
(L, 7-3)
4.1 7 6 6 2 3 1 1.16 3.19
Francisley BuenoDFP
1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.33 0.00
Louis ColemanDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.90 0.35
Donnie JosephDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.41 0.00

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin VerlanderDFP
(W, 13-11)
6.2 9 3 3 0 7 0 1.34 3.66
Drew SmylyDFP
(HLD, 16)
0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.03 2.28
José VerasDFP
(HLD, 6)
0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.02 2.87
Joaquín BenoitDFP
(SV, 19)
1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.06 2.01
Pitching
WP - J Verlander
IBB - M Cabrera (by B Chen)
BALK - B Chen, J Verlander
HBP - M Moustakas (by J Veras)
Pitches-strikes - B Chen 61-37; F Bueno 19-11; L Coleman 9-7; D Joseph 11-9; J Verlander 111-79; D Smyly 13-6; J Veras 11-3; J Benoit 14-10
Ground balls-fly balls - B Chen 5-5; F Bueno 0-3; L Coleman 0-0; D Joseph 0-0; J Verlander 6-9; D Smyly 0-0; J Veras 0-1; J Benoit 3-1
Batters faced - B Chen 22; F Bueno 5; L Coleman 3; D Joseph 3; J Verlander 27; D Smyly 3; J Veras 3; J Benoit 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:47.
Umpires: HP--Bob Davidson. 1B--John Hirschbeck. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 58 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 40,389.