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Game Story

On a day of dandy Detroit debuts, Alex Gonzalez helped Brad Ausmus start his tenure as Tigers manager with a win. Gonzalez lined an RBI single off Greg Holland in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Tigers a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday in Ausmus' first game since replacing Jim...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
Det 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 8 2

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Detroit
Víctor MartínezDFP
homered to deep right
KC 0 - DET 1
Top 4th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
doubled to left,
Alex GordonDFP
scored
KC 1 - DET 1
Lorenzo CainDFP
singled to shallow left,
Salvador PérezDFP
scored
KC 2 - DET 1
Omar InfanteDFP
walked,
Lorenzo CainDFP
scored,
Alcides EscobarDFP
to third,
Nori AokiDFP
to second
KC 3 - DET 1
Bottom 7th: Detroit
Nick CastellanosDFP
struck out swinging,
Austin JacksonDFP
scored,
Álex ÁvilaDFP
to second on wild pitch
KC 3 - DET 2
Álex GonzálezDFP
tripled to left center,
Álex ÁvilaDFP
scored
KC 3 - DET 3
Bottom 9th: Detroit
Álex GonzálezDFP
singled to shallow left,
Tyler CollinsDFP
scored,
Nick CastellanosDFP
to second
KC 3 - DET 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiDFP
RF
5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Alex GordonDFP
LF
3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000
Totals 35 3 7 3 0 3 2 0 10
Batting
2B - E Hosmer (1, J Verlander); S Perez 2 (2, J Verlander 2)
RBI - O Infante (1), S Perez (1), L Cain (1)
2-out RBI - O Infante, L Cain
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hosmer 2, B Butler 1, L Cain 1, A Escobar 2
GIDP - A Gordon
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
Outfield assists - A Gordon

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Torii HunterDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Miguel CabreraDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333
Víctor MartínezDFP
DH
4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Austin JacksonDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Álex ÁvilaDFP
C
2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 .500
Tyler CollinsDFP
PR
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nick CastellanosDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .500
Álex GonzálezDFP
SS
4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .500
Rajai DavisDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Totals 32 4 8 3 1 3 4 0 8
Batting
2B - M Cabrera (1, J Shields)
3B - A Jackson (1, J Shields); A Gonzalez (1, A Crow)
HR - V Martinez (1, 2nd inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - V Martinez (1), A Gonzalez 2 (2)
2-out RBI - A Gonzalez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Avila 1, R Davis 1
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - T Hunter (1, field); A Gonzalez (1, field)
DP - 1 (J Verlander-A Gonzalez-M Cabrera)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
6.1 5 3 3 1 3 1 0.95 4.26
Aaron CrowDFP
(BS, 1)
0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.50 0.00
Wade DavisDFP
(L, 0-1)
1.1 1 1 1 2 0 0 2.25 6.75
Greg HollandDFP
0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 N/A

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Justin VerlanderDFP
6.0 6 3 2 3 2 0 1.50 3.00
Evan ReedDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Al AlburquerqueDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 0.00
Joe NathanDFP
(W, 1-0)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Pitching
WP - A Crow
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 106-71; A Crow 12-9; W Davis 33-16; G Holland 4-2; J Verlander 105-64; E Reed 10-7; A Alburquerque 13-10; J Nathan 13-9
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 7-10; A Crow 1-0; W Davis 2-1; G Holland 0-0; J Verlander 12-9; E Reed 2-1; A Alburquerque 3-1; J Nathan 1-1
Batters faced - J Shields 24; A Crow 3; W Davis 7; G Holland 1; J Verlander 28; E Reed 3; A Alburquerque 4; J Nathan 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:01.
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Chris Conroy. 3B--Jordan Baker.
Weather: 56 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 45,068.