Detroit 8, Kansas City 5

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 7:05 PM
Location - Comerica Park
Temperature - 72°
Umpires - Home Plate - Fieldin Culbreth, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Jim Wolf, Third Base - Brian O'Nora,
Attendance - 29751

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 10 0
Detroit 1 0 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 8 8 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1
Detroit 0-0 0-0 0-0 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Detroit Tigers have a 0-0 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 0-0 record on the road.
  • Detroit has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Tigers have won 0 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 0 of their last 10 games.
  • Justin Verlander pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 0.00. Fernando Rodney closed out the game to get the save and has 0 save s for the season. Bruce Chen took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Placido Polanco, Miguel Cabrera, Marcus Thames hit homeruns for Detroit. Billy Butler had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Detroit
Bruce Chen Player Justin Verlander
Loss W/L Win
4.2 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 11
4 Hits 7
13.50 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Kansas City   Detroit
David DeJesus Player Placido Polanco
3 Hits 3
3 RBI 4
0 HR 1
4 TB 6
.600 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 10 1 15 .278 20 15 5 3 0 0
Detroit 8 3 17 .258 10 7 8 6 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Tigers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Royals have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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