78-70
1 - 0
85-63

Game Story

DETROIT (AP) -- Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez kept his eye on the ball. He tried, too, anyway, and wound up making a game-saving play.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
tripled to deep right center,
Alex GordonDFP
scored
KC 1 - DET 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .271
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .241
Chris GetzDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .224
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .305
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .291
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .288
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .233
Lorenzo CainDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .258
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .237
Totals 32 1 8 1 0 4 7 0 13
Batting
3B - E Hosmer (3, D Fister)
RBI - E Hosmer (76)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Getz 2, M Moustakas 1, L Cain 1
GIDP - L Cain
Team LOB - 8
Running
Picked Off - E Bonifacio (1st base, D Fister)
Fielding
Outfield assists - A Gordon
DP - 1 (E Hosmer)

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .275
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .297
Miguel CabreraDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .348
Prince FielderDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .277
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .297
Andy DirksDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .258
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .317
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .218
Nick CastellanosDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Bryan HoladayDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
José IglesiasDFP
SS
2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .315
Don KellyDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
Ramón SantiagoDFP
SS
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
Totals 32 0 7 0 0 2 7 0 13
Batting
2B - T Hunter (33, L Hochevar); O Infante (23, G Holland)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cabrera 1, A Avila 1, N Castellanos 2
GIDP - V Martinez
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
Outfield assists - T Hunter
DP - 2 (J Iglesias-O Infante-P Fielder, T Hunter-M Cabrera)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ervin SantanaDFP
(W, 9-9)
6.2 5 0 0 1 5 0 1.14 3.23
Will SmithDFP
(HLD, 5)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.84 2.73
Luke HochevarDFP
(HLD, 7)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.80 1.67
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 43)
1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.85 1.33

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Doug FisterDFP
(L, 12-9)
7.2 8 1 1 4 6 0 1.31 3.67
José ÁlvarezDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.47 5.51
Al AlburquerqueDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.63 5.31
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - E Santana 83-60; W Smith 4-3; L Hochevar 9-7; G Holland 15-8; D Fister 106-65; J Alvarez 2-2; A Alburquerque 9-8
Ground balls-fly balls - E Santana 10-5; W Smith 0-1; L Hochevar 2-0; G Holland 0-1; D Fister 6-7; J Alvarez 0-1; A Alburquerque 1-0
Batters faced - E Santana 25; W Smith 1; L Hochevar 4; G Holland 4; D Fister 32; J Alvarez 1; A Alburquerque 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:31.
Umpires: HP--John Hirschbeck. 1B--James Hoye. 2B--Jim Reynolds. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Weather: 67 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 41,841.