MLB Play by Play - Kansas City vs. Detroit

Royals 1st
Justin Verlander pitching:
David DeJesus:Ball, Strike looking, DeJesus grounded out to first.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Grudzielanek safe at first on 3rd baseman Cabrera's throwing error.
Alex Gordon:Foul, Ball, Ball, Grudzielanek stole second, Foul, Ball, Gordon struck out looking.
Jose Guillen:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Guillen popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Tigers 1st
Gil Meche pitching:
Edgar Renteria:Strike looking, Strike looking, Renteria struck out swinging.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Polanco grounded out to first.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Sheffield walked.
Magglio Ordonez:Ball, Strike swinging, Ordonez singled to left center, Sheffield to second.
Miguel Cabrera:Strike swinging, Ball, Cabrera flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 2nd
Justin Verlander pitching:
Billy Butler:Butler flied out to right.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen flied out to center.
Ross Gload:Strike looking, Foul, Gload flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 2nd
Gil Meche pitching:
Carlos Guillen:Guillen doubled to center.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Jones struck out swinging.
Brandon Inge:Ball, Ball, Ball, Inge walked.
Edgar Renteria:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Renteria singled to center, Guillen scored, Inge to second.
Placido Polanco:Polanco flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 3rd
Justin Verlander pitching:
John Buck:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Buck struck out looking.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pena struck out swinging.
David DeJesus:Joey Gathright hit for David DeJesus.
Joey Gathright:Strike looking, Gathright grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 3rd
Gil Meche pitching:
Gary Sheffield:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Sheffield struck out swinging.
Magglio Ordonez:Foul, Ordonez doubled to deep right.
Miguel Cabrera:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Cabrera grounded out to shortstop.
Carlos Guillen:Ball, Guillen singled to right, Ordonez out at home.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 4th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek hit by pitch.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Gordon grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Grudzielanek out at second.
Jose Guillen:Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Guillen struck out swinging.
Billy Butler:Ball, Butler singled to left center, Gordon to second.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Tigers 4th
Gil Meche pitching:
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez singled to center.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Jones struck out swinging.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Inge doubled to center, Rodriguez to third.
Edgar Renteria:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Renteria walked.
Placido Polanco:Foul, Polanco flied out to right.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Sheffield walked, Rodriguez scored, Inge to third, Renteria to second.
Magglio Ordonez:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ordonez flied out to deep left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 5th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Ross Gload:Strike swinging, Gload grounded out to first.
John Buck:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buck struck out looking.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Foul, Foul, Pena struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 5th
Gil Meche pitching:
Miguel Cabrera:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cabrera homered to left.
Carlos Guillen:Guillen flied out to center.
Ivan Rodriguez:Strike looking, Rodriguez flied out to deep right.
Jacque Jones:Strike looking, Jones grounded out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 6th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Joey Gathright:Bunt foul, Ball, Gathright grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek singled to right.
Alex Gordon:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Gordon homered to right, Grudzielanek scored.
Jose Guillen:Strike looking, Guillen flied out to center.
Billy Butler:Butler flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 6th
Gil Meche pitching:
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Inge flied out to center.
Edgar Renteria:Renteria flied out to right.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Foul, Polanco grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 7th
Justin Verlander pitching:
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Teahen walked.
Ross Gload:Ball, Gload singled to center, Teahen to third.
John Buck:Jason Grilli relieved Justin Verlander, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Buck singled to left center, Teahen scored, Gload to second.
Tony F. Pena:Bunt foul, Bunt foul, Pena grounded into fielder's choice to second, Gload to third, Buck out at second.
Bobby Seay relieved Jason Grilli.
Joey Gathright:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Gathright lined out to shortstop.
Aquilino Lopez relieved Bobby Seay.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek singled to right, Gload scored, Pena to second.
Alex Gordon:Gordon flied out to left.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 7th
Brett Tomko pitching:
Gary Sheffield:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Sheffield walked.
Magglio Ordonez:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ordonez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Sheffield out at second.
Miguel Cabrera:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Cabrera struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 8th
Aquilino Lopez pitching:
Jose Guillen:Strike looking, Guillen popped out to first.
Billy Butler:Ball, Strike looking, Butler flied out to center.
Mark Teahen:Teahen tripled to deep left center.
Ross Gload:Strike swinging, Gload grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Tigers 8th
Brett Tomko pitching:
Carlos Guillen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Guillen homered to right.
Ivan Rodriguez:Rodriguez grounded out to second.
Jacque Jones:Ball, Jones grounded out to first.
Brandon Inge:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Inge struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Royals 9th
Clete Thomas in left
Todd Jones pitching:
John Buck:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Buck grounded out to second.
Tony F. Pena:Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pena struck out swinging.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Gathright flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 9th
Leo Nunez pitching:
Edgar Renteria:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Renteria struck out swinging.
Placido Polanco:Strike looking, Polanco lined out to second.
Gary Sheffield:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Sheffield walked.
Magglio Ordonez:Ordonez fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 10th
Denny Bautista pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Grudzielanek singled to shallow left center
Esteban German ran for Mark Grudzielanek.
Alex Gordon:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Gordon struck out swinging, German stole second.
Jose Guillen:Strike looking, Foul, Guillen struck out looking.
Billy Butler:Butler lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Tigers 10th
Leo Nunez pitching:
Miguel Cabrera:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Cabrera struck out swinging.
Carlos Guillen:Guillen flied out to center.
Ivan Rodriguez:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Royals 11th
Denny Bautista pitching:
Mark Teahen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Teahen walked.
Ross Gload:Gload grounded into fielder's choice to first, Teahen to second, Gload picked off at second, first to second.
John Buck:Buck singled to center, Teahen out at home, Buck to second.
Tony F. Pena:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Pena singled to center, Buck scored.
Joey Gathright:Ball (pitchout), Strike looking, Ball (pitchout), Ball, Pena to second on passed ball, Gathright walked.
Esteban German:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, German struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Tigers 11th
Joakim Soria pitching:
Clete Thomas:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Thomas doubled to center.
Brandon Inge:Foul, Inge sacrificed to first, Thomas to third.
Edgar Renteria:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Renteria struck out swinging.
Placido Polanco:Ball, Polanco grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)