Detroit 3, Kansas City 2

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, April 26, 2009 2:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 73°
Umpires - Home Plate - Doug Eddings, First Base - Hunter Wendelstedt, Second Base - Dana DeMuth, Third Base - Todd Tichenor,
Attendance - 13430

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 0
Kansas City 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 10-8 4-1 6-7 W2
Kansas City 9-9 4-5 5-4 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 4-5 record at home this season. The Detroit Tigers have a 6-7 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Detroit has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Tigers have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Armando Galarraga pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 1.85. Fernando Rodney closed out the game to get the save and has 4 save s for the season. Sidney Ponson took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Mike Aviles had the only homerun for Kansas City. Brandon Inge had the only homerun for Detroit.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Detroit   Kansas City
Armando Galarraga Player Sidney Ponson
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 8.0
7 Strikeouts 7
3 Hits 6
1.50 ERA 3.38
Hitting
Detroit   Kansas City
Josh AndersonPlayer Mark Teahen
3 Hits 1
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 1
1.000 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Detroit 6 1 9 .200 6 7 3 1 1 0
Kansas City 4 1 8 .133 11 9 2 6 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Royals have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .625 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game at home against NY Yankees. The Tigers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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