Detroit 4, Kansas City 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 7:05 PM
Location - Comerica Park
Temperature - 70°
Umpires - Home Plate - Dale Scott, First Base - D.J. Reyburn, Second Base - Scott Barry, Third Base - Jerry Meals,
Attendance - 24678

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 62-89 34-40 28-49 L1
Detroit 77-75 49-29 28-46 W1

Recap

Max Scherzer threw 7 2/3 innings of two-hit ball to pace the Detroit Tigers to a 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals, taking the rubber match of the series on Wednesday.
 
Scherzer (12-10) walked two and struck out eight on 116 pitches - 74 of which were strikes – to pick up his first win over Kansas City this season.

Brennan Boesch hit a two-run double in the bottom of the fifth and Brandon Inge brought him around after a wild pitch with an RBI single. Johnny Damon swatted his 33rd double of the year in the bottom of the eighth to score Austin Jackson for Detroit’s fourth run.

Kansas City starter Kyle Davies (8-11) went eight innings, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out six.

Gregor Blanco had three of Kansas City's four hits, while Billy Butler added his 15th homer of the year in the ninth with Mike Aviles on base to end the shutout.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Detroit
Kyle Davies Player Max Scherzer
Loss W/L Win
8.0 IP 7.2
6 Strikeouts 8
7 Hits 2
4.50 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Kansas City   Detroit
Gregor Blanco Player Ryan Raburn
3 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
4 TB 2
.750 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 4 1 8 .133 10 10 2 2 1 0
Detroit 7 0 9 .226 8 6 4 1 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Tigers have a W/L % of .507 after a win and .507 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Royals have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .460 after a loss.
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