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Game Story

Max Scherzer figured he had squandered another lead when Alex Gordon's fifth-inning drive sailed down the line in right field. ''When that came off the bat, I was sure that thing was gone, and I was stunned when I turned around and realized it had gone foul,'' Scherzer said. After that reprieve...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 10 2
Det 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 4 8 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Detroit
J.D. Martínez hit sacrifice fly to right, Torii Hunter scored
KC 0 - DET 1
Bottom 2nd: Detroit
Rajai Davis homered (388 ft.) to deep left, Andrew Romine scored
KC 0 - DET 3
Top 5th: Kansas City
Omar Infante singled to center, Alcides Escobar scored, Nori Aoki to third
KC 1 - DET 3
Bottom 5th: Detroit
J.D. Martínez homered (397 ft.) to deep left center
KC 1 - DET 4
Top 8th: Kansas City
Lorenzo Cain grounded out, second to first, Josh Willingham scored, Mike Moustakas to third
KC 2 - DET 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nori AokiRF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .269
Jarrod DysonPR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
Omar Infante2B 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .257
Terrance GorePR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alex GordonLF 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 .272
Salvador PérezC 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .262
Eric Hosmer1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .267
Josh WillinghamDH 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .221
Mike Moustakas3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .211
Lorenzo CainCF 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 .292
Alcides EscobarSS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275
Totals 35 2 10 2 0 5 8 1 24
Batting
2B - M Moustakas (19, J Chamberlain)
RBI - O Infante (60), L Cain (44)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Perez 1, E Hosmer 2, A Escobar 2
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - O Infante (9, 2nd base off A Alburquerque/A Avila)
CS - N Aoki (7, 2nd base by M Scherzer/A Avila), J Dyson (7, 3rd base by J Nathan/A Avila)
Fielding
E - O Infante (9, field); M Moustakas (13, field)

Detroit

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian Kinsler2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
Torii HunterRF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Miguel CabreraDH 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .313
Víctor Martínez1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .335
J.D. MartínezLF 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 .305
Don Kelly3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Nick Castellanos3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 .264
Ezequiel CarreraPR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .259
Álex ÁvilaC 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .222
Andrew RomineSS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .225
Rajai DavisCF-LF 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 .286
Totals 32 4 8 4 2 3 7 1 11
Batting
2B - M Cabrera (45, J Vargas)
HR - J Martinez (20, 5th inning off J Vargas 0 on, 1 Out), R Davis (8, 2nd inning off J Vargas 1 on, 1 Out)
SF - J Martinez
RBI - J Martinez 2 (65), R Davis 2 (48)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 1, N Castellanos 1, R Davis 1
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - E Carrera (6, 2nd base off K Herrera/S Perez)
Picked Off - R Davis (1st base, A Crow)

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason Vargas(L, 11-8) 5.1 6 4 4 3 6 2 1.24 3.25
Aaron Crow 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.24 3.60
Kelvin Herrera 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.11 1.32

Detroit

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Max Scherzer(W, 16-5) 6.2 7 1 1 4 6 0 1.17 3.19
Al Alburquerque(HLD, 17) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 2.63
Blaine Hardy 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.28 2.25
Joba Chamberlain(HLD, 25) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.31 3.45
Joe Nathan(SV, 30) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.52 4.85
Pitching
IBB - V Martinez (by J Vargas)
Pitches-strikes - J Vargas 99-64; A Crow 18-11; K Herrera 19-11; M Scherzer 117-81; A Alburquerque 3-2; B Hardy 5-1; J Chamberlain 9-7; J Nathan 18-12
Ground balls-fly balls - J Vargas 9-6; A Crow 0-3; K Herrera 4-0; M Scherzer 6-6; A Alburquerque 0-1; B Hardy 0-0; J Chamberlain 3-0; J Nathan 2-0
Batters faced - J Vargas 27; A Crow 4; K Herrera 5; M Scherzer 30; A Alburquerque 1; B Hardy 1; J Chamberlain 4; J Nathan 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:26.
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--James Hoye. 2B--John Tumpane. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 75 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 32,603.