Game Information
Score of Game
Detroit Tigers 9 Kansas City Royals 2
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
32,526
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
KCA Record
45-52 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 3 / 10 / 18
KCA Streak
Loss 1
DET Record
50-46 -- AL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 6 / 7 / 11
DET Streak
Win 1
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Lonnie SmithLFRDETEric KingRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Lou Whitaker]10-0---
    1KCA2Willie WilsonCFLDETEric KingRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout20-0---
    1KCA3George Brett3BLDETEric KingRLineout2---0-0---Lined out to Shortstop [Alan Trammell]30-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1DET1Lou Whitaker2BLKCADennis LeonardRSingle0---0-0---Singled on line drive to Left Field40-0---
    1DET2Alan TrammellSSRKCADennis LeonardRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Frank White] ... Lou Whitaker forced out at second base50-0---
    1DET3Kirk GibsonRFLKCADennis LeonardRSingle11--0-0---Infield Single to Second Base ... Alan Trammell advanced to second60-0---
    1DET4Lance ParrishCRKCADennis LeonardRSingle112-0-0---Singled on line drive to Center Field ... Kirk Gibson Scored ... Alan Trammell Scored ... Lance Parrish advanced to third70-0---
    1DET5Darrell Evans1BLKCADennis LeonardRFlyout1--30-0---Flied out to Third Base [George Brett]82-0---
    1DET6Johnny GrubbDHLKCADennis LeonardRWalk2--30-0---Walked92-0---
    1DET7Dave CollinsLFLKCADennis LeonardRFlyout21-30-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lonnie Smith]102-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA4Hal McRaeDHRDETEric KingRLineout0---0-0---Lined out to Third Base [Tom Brookens]110-2---
    2KCA5Frank White2BRDETEric KingRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Chet Lemon]120-2---
    2KCA6Steve Balboni1BRDETEric KingRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout130-2---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2DET8Chet LemonCFRKCADennis LeonardRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout142-0---
    2DET9Tom Brookens3BRKCADennis LeonardRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Dennis Leonard]152-0---
    2DET1Lou Whitaker2BLKCADennis LeonardRSingle2---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field162-0---
    2DET2Alan TrammellSSRKCADennis LeonardRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Willie Wilson]172-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA7Mike KingeryRFLDETEric KingRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout180-2---
    3KCA8Jim SundbergCRDETEric KingRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Darrell Evans]190-2---
    3KCA9Angel SalazarSSRDETEric KingRWalk2---0-0---Walked200-2---
    3KCA1Lonnie SmithLFRDETEric KingRDouble21--0-0---Doubled on line drive to Left Field ... Angel Salazar Scored210-2---
    3KCA2Willie WilsonCFLDETEric KingRWalk2-2-0-0---Walked221-2---
    3KCA3George Brett3BLDETEric KingRLineout212-0-0---Lined out to Right Field [Kirk Gibson]231-2---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3DET3Kirk GibsonRFLKCADennis LeonardRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on fly ball to 242-1---
    3DET4Lance ParrishCRKCADennis LeonardRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on fly ball to 253-1---
    3DET5Darrell Evans1BLKCADennis LeonardRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Mike Kingery]264-1---
    3DET6Johnny GrubbDHLKCADennis LeonardRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Steve Balboni]274-1---
    3DET7Dave CollinsLFLKCADennis LeonardRSingle2---0-0---Singled on line drive to Right Field284-1---
    3DET8Chet LemonCFRKCADennis LeonardRSingle21--0-0---Infield Single to Second Base; Dave Collins thrown out at second base294-1---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA4Hal McRaeDHRDETEric KingRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout301-4---
    4KCA5Frank White2BRDETEric KingRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout311-4---
    4KCA6Steve Balboni1BRDETEric KingRWalk2---0-0---Walked321-4---
    4KCA7Mike KingeryRFLDETEric KingRSingle21--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Steve Balboni advanced to second331-4---
    4KCA8Jim SundbergCRDETEric KingRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Eric King]341-4---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4DET9Tom Brookens3BRKCADennis LeonardRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [George Brett]354-1---
    4DET1Lou Whitaker2BLKCADennis LeonardRLineout1---0-0---Lined out to Third Base [George Brett]364-1---
    4DET2Alan TrammellSSRKCADennis LeonardRLineout2---0-0---Lined out to Left Field [Lonnie Smith]374-1---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA9Angel SalazarSSRDETEric KingRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field381-4---
    5KCA1Lonnie SmithLFRDETEric KingRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Chet Lemon]391-4---
    5KCA2Willie WilsonCFLDETEric KingRWalk11--0-0---Walked ... Angel Salazar advanced to second401-4---
    5KCA3George Brett3BLDETEric KingRFlyout112-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Dave Collins]411-4---
    5KCA4Hal McRaeDHRDETEric KingRStrikeout212-0-0---Strikeout421-4---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5DET3Kirk GibsonRFLKCADennis LeonardRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Third Base [George Brett]434-1---
    5DET4Lance ParrishCRKCADennis LeonardRSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field444-1---
    5DET5Darrell Evans1BLKCADennis LeonardRSingle11--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Lance Parrish advanced to third454-1---
    5DET6Johnny GrubbDHLKCADennis LeonardRHome Run11-30-0---Home Run on line drive to ... Darrell Evans Scored ... Lance Parrish Scored464-1---
    5DET7Dave CollinsLFLKCADennis LeonardRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout477-1---
    5DET8Chet LemonCFRKCADennis LeonardRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Angel Salazar]487-1---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA5Frank White2BRDETEric KingRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Tom Brookens]491-7---
    6KCA6Steve Balboni1BRDETEric KingRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Darrell Evans]501-7---
    6KCA7Mike KingeryRFLDETEric KingRDouble2---0-0---Doubled on line drive to Left Field511-7---
    6KCA8Jim SundbergCRDETEric KingRWalk2-2-0-0---Walked521-7---
    6KCA9Angel SalazarSSRDETEric KingRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Tom Brookens] ... Jim Sundberg forced out at second base531-7---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6DET9Tom BrookensSSRKCADan QuisenberryRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Frank White]547-1---
    6DET1Lou Whitaker2BLKCADan QuisenberryRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lonnie Smith]557-1---
    6DET2Darnell Coles3BRKCADan QuisenberryRLineout2---0-0---Lined out to Center Field [Willie Wilson]567-1---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA1Lonnie SmithLFRDETEric KingRWalk0---0-0---Walked571-7---
    7KCA2Willie WilsonCFLDETEric KingRLineout01--0-0---Lined out to Center Field [Chet Lemon]581-7---
    7KCA3George Brett3BLDETEric KingRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Chet Lemon]591-7---
    7KCA4Hal McRaeDHRDETEric KingRSingle21--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Lonnie Smith advanced to third601-7---
    7KCA5Frank White2BRDETJim SlatonRGroundout21-30-0---Grounded out to First Base [Darrell Evans]611-7---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7DET3Kirk GibsonRFLKCADan QuisenberryRWalk0---0-0---Walked627-1---
    7DET4Lance ParrishCRKCADan QuisenberryRSingle01--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field ... Kirk Gibson advanced to second637-1---
    7DET5Darrell Evans1BLKCADan QuisenberryRWalk012-0-0---Walked ... Lance Parrish advanced to second ... Kirk Gibson advanced to third647-1---
    7DET6Johnny GrubbDHLKCADan QuisenberryRFlyout01230-0---Sacrifice Fly to Left Field [Lonnie Smith]; ... Kirk Gibson Scored657-1---
    7DET7Dave CollinsLFLKCADan QuisenberryRSingle112-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Darrell Evans advanced to second; Lance Parrish thrown out at home668-1---
    7DET8Chet LemonCFRKCADan QuisenberryRSingle212-0-0---Singled on line drive to Left Field ... Darrell Evans Scored ... Dave Collins advanced to third678-1---
    7DET9Tom BrookensSSRKCASteve FarrRFIelders Choice21-30-0---Reached on Fielder's Choice; Chet Lemon thrown out at second base689-1---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA6Steve Balboni1BRDETJim SlatonRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Darnell Coles]691-9---
    8KCA7Mike KingeryRFLDETJim SlatonRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Darrell Evans]701-9---
    8KCA8Jim SundbergCRDETJim SlatonRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Darrell Evans]711-9---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8DET1Lou Whitaker2BLKCASteve FarrRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Shortstop729-1---
    8DET2Darnell Coles3BRKCASteve FarrRStrikeout01--0-0---Strikeout739-1---
    8DET3Pat SheridanRFLKCASteve FarrRLineout11--0-0---Lined out to Left Field [Darryl Motley]749-1---
    8DET4Dwight LowryCLKCASteve FarrRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [George Brett]759-1---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9KCA9Jorge OrtaPHLDETJim SlatonRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Second Base761-9---
    9KCA1Darryl MotleyLFRDETJim SlatonRSingle01--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Jorge Orta advanced to third771-9---
    9KCA2Lynn JonesCFRDETJim SlatonRGroundout01-30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Lou Whitaker] ... Jorge Orta Scored ... Darryl Motley advanced to second781-9---
    9KCA3George Brett3BLDETJim SlatonRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Darrell Evans] ... Darryl Motley advanced to third792-9---
    9KCA4Hal McRaeDHRDETJim SlatonRGroundout2--30-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Darnell Coles]802-9---
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