MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Detroit

Royals 1st
Justin Verlander pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, DeJesus grounded out to second.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, German popped out to second.
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Foul, Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 1st
Zack Greinke pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Granderson reached on an infield single.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Polanco flied out to center.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Sheffield walked, Granderson to second.
Magglio Ordonez:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ordonez struck out swinging.
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Guillen walked, Granderson to third, Sheffield to second.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez homered to center, Granderson, Sheffield and Guillen scored.
Sean Casey:Ball, Strike looking, Casey doubled to center.
Craig Monroe:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Monroe walked.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Inge grounded into fielder's choice to third, Monroe out at second.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Sweeney struck out looking.
Alex Gordon:Gordon doubled to deep left.
Emil Brown:Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Brown doubled to deep left, Gordon scored.
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Shealy popped out to shortstop.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Buck doubled to center, Brown scored.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Pena grounded out to third.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 2nd
Jason Standridge pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Granderson struck out swinging.
Placido Polanco:Polanco singled to left.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Sheffield singled to center, Polanco to third.
Magglio Ordonez:Ordonez reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Polanco scored, Sheffield to second on shortstop Pena's fielding error.
Carlos Guillen:Strike looking, Guillen lined out to center.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez doubled to deep left, Sheffield and Ordonez scored.
Sean Casey:Ball, Casey popped out to second.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Royals 3rd
Justin Verlander pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, DeJesus struck out swinging.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, German struck out swinging.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike (foul tip), Teahen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 3rd
Jason Standridge pitching:
Craig Monroe:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Monroe struck out swinging
Jason LaRue at third.
Brandon Inge:Inge flied out to right.
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Granderson singled to center.
Placido Polanco:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Ball, Polanco safe at first on 3rd baseman Teahen's fielding error, Granderson scored, Polanco to second.
Gary Sheffield:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Sheffield walked.
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Ordonez grounded out to third.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

Royals 4th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Mike Sweeney:Sweeney grounded out to third.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Gordon struck out swinging.
Emil Brown:Foul, Brown flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 4th
Jason Standridge pitching:
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Ball, Guillen homered to right.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez grounded out to shortstop.
Sean Casey:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Casey grounded out to second.
Craig Monroe:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Monroe flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Shealy fouled out to catcher.
John Buck:Ball, Foul, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Buck singled to right.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Buck to second on wild pitch, Foul, Pena hit by pitch.
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, DeJesus singled to center, Buck scored, Pena to third.
Jason LaRue:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, LaRue grounded into double play shortstop to first, DeJesus out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 5th
Ryan Z. Braun pitching:
Brandon Inge:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Inge walked.
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Granderson popped out to shortstop.
Placido Polanco:Ball, Ball, Polanco lined into double play second to first, Inge out at first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Mark Teahen:Foul, Teahen flied out to center.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to shortstop.
Alex Gordon:Strike looking, Ball, Gordon flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 6th
Ryan Z. Braun pitching:
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Sheffield popped out to shortstop.
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Strike swinging, Ordonez flied out to left.
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Guillen walked.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Ball, Rodriguez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Jose Mesa pitching:
Emil Brown:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Brown singled to center.
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Strike looking, Shealy homered to left, Brown scored.
John Buck:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Buck struck out looking.
Tony F. Pena:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Pena walked.
Bobby Seay relieved Jose Mesa.
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, DeJesus flied out to left.
Joel Zumaya relieved Bobby Seay.
Jason LaRue:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, LaRue struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 7th
Ryan Z. Braun pitching:
Sean Casey:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Casey struck out swinging.
Craig Monroe:Ball, Monroe fouled out to catcher.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Inge struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Joel Zumaya pitching:
Mark Teahen:Foul, Ball, Foul, Teahen struck out looking.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Sweeney lined out to shortstop.
Alex Gordon:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Gordon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 8th
Joakim Soria pitching:
Curtis Granderson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Granderson struck out on foul tip.
Placido Polanco:Foul, Polanco reached on an infield single.
Gary Sheffield:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Sheffield walked, Polanco to second.
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ordonez walked, Polanco to third, Sheffield to second.
Jimmy Gobble relieved Joakim Soria.
Carlos Guillen:Foul, Ball, Guillen doubled to center, Polanco, Sheffield and Ordonez scored.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez popped out to second.
Sean Casey:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Casey struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Fernando Rodney pitching:
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Brown grounded out to shortstop.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Shealy struck out swinging.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Buck walked.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Pena struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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