MLB Play by Play - Detroit vs. Kansas City

Tigers 1st
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Granderson flied out to center.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Strike looking, Polanco struck out swinging.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Foul, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Justin Verlander pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Strike looking, Costa grounded out to first.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Mientkiewicz fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 2nd
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Magglio Ordonez:Foul, Ordonez flied out to right.
Chris Shelton:Shelton popped out to first.
Craig Monroe:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Monroe walked.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Inge homered to left, Monroe scored.
Marcus Thames:Thames singled to left center.
Omar Infante:Infante singled to center, Thames to second.
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Granderson homered to left, Thames and Infante scored.
Placido Polanco:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Polanco grounded out to second.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Sanders struck out swinging.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike looking, Strike looking, Guiel lined out to second.
Emil Brown:Ball, Foul, Brown flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 3rd
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
Magglio Ordonez:Foul, Ordonez grounded out to shortstop.
Chris Shelton:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Shelton flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Esteban German:German grounded out to shortstop.
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Blanco grounded out to second.
John Buck:Buck grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 4th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Craig Monroe:Strike looking, Ball, Monroe grounded out to shortstop.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Inge grounded out to third.
Marcus Thames:Strike looking, Ball, Thames doubled to right.
Omar Infante:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Infante grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Shane Costa:Strike looking, Costa grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek singled to right.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz reached on fielder's choice to first, Grudzielanek out at second.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Sanders struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Tigers 5th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Granderson flied out to center.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Polanco doubled to right.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez singled to center, Polanco to third, Rodriguez to second on center fielder Costa's fielding error.
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Ball, Ordonez singled to center, Polanco and Rodriguez scored.
Chris Shelton:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Shelton singled to center, Ordonez to second.
Craig Monroe:Monroe singled to left center, Ordonez scored, Shelton to second.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Inge grounded into double play third to second to first, Monroe out at second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 5 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 5th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Aaron C. Guiel:Ball, Ball, Ball, Guiel walked.
Emil Brown:Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Brown lined out to third.
Esteban German:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, German lined out to first.
Andres Blanco:Guiel picked off at second, pitcher to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 6th
Jeremy Affeldt pitching:
Marcus Thames:Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Thames grounded out to third.
Omar Infante:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Infante singled to shallow center.
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Ball, Ball, Granderson walked, Infante to second.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Polanco struck out swinging.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Andres Blanco:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Blanco struck out swinging.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Buck grounded out to shortstop.
Shane Costa:Foul, Strike swinging, Costa grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Tigers 7th
Joe Nelson pitching:
Magglio Ordonez:Strike looking, Ordonez singled to right.
Chris Shelton:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Shelton grounded out to second, Ordonez to second.
Craig Monroe:Monroe flied out to deep left, Ordonez to third.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Inge walked.
Marcus Thames:Strike swinging, Thames grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Strike looking, Grudzielanek popped out to second.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Mientkiewicz singled to right.
Reggie Sanders:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Sanders struck out looking.
Aaron C. Guiel:Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Guiel struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Tigers 8th
Andrew Sisco pitching:
Omar Infante:Ball, Foul, Infante singled to left center.
Curtis Granderson:Strike swinging, Granderson flied out to left.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Polanco struck out swinging.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Emil Brown:Strike swinging, Brown singled to left.
Esteban German:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, German struck out swinging.
Andres Blanco:Ball, Foul, Ball, Blanco grounded into double play third to second to first, Brown out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Tigers 9th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ordonez singled to center.
Chris Shelton:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ordonez to second on wild pitch, Foul, Shelton struck out swinging.
Craig Monroe:Strike swinging, Monroe grounded out to third.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Foul, Inge grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Justin Verlander pitching:
John Buck:Buck flied out to right.
Shane Costa:Ball, Costa singled to left.
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek singled to right, Costa to second.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mientkiewicz struck out looking.
Reggie Sanders:Sanders flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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