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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Royals 8-16L1010 010 001 321
Detroit Tigers 8-17W1110 201 22x 9131
Date of Game:  Tuesday, April 30, 2002
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Steve Sparks - 2-hitter

  • Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Donnie Sadlerlf26.318400002.23716264021
    Michael Tuckerrf30.310400000.208218891104
    Mike Sweeney1b28.282400000.326247102130
    Carlos Beltrancf25.006321110.239244474156
    Joe Randa3b32.133400000.279228951151
    Raul Ibanezdh29.332200101.238213561101
    Neifi Perezss26.333210010.229247410120
    A.J. Hinchc27.350301100.0539256011
    Carlos Febles2b25.341300000.27922335161
        Blake Steinp28.270000000.000838000
        Brad Voylesp25.121000000.00029000
        Jason Grimsleyp34.267000000.00010257000
    Totals: 2932323.0692035197 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jose Macias3b28.095423220.21623238042
    Robert Fickrf28.046300021.32521233260
    Bobby Higginsonlf31.255401110.293239954191
    Randall Simon1b26.340100000.348212127200
        Jacob Cruzph-1b29.092301110.27620188122
    Wendell Mageecf29.270410011.33319308151
    Shane Halterss32.173421011.22625433070
    Mike Riverac25.234511002.2461620170
    Brandon Ingedh24.346523101.500281120
    Damian Jackson2b28.267413410.3754435040
    Totals: 37913996.3511743143 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Damian Jackson 2 (2)
    3B:  A.J. Hinch (1)
    HR:  Carlos Beltran (4)
    RBIs:  Carlos Beltran (15), Jacob Cruz (2), Bobby Higginson (19), A.J. Hinch (1), Raul Ibanez (10), Brandon Inge (2), Damian Jackson 4 (4), Jose Macias 2 (4)
    SB:  Carlos Beltran (6), Jose Macias (2)
    SF:  Raul Ibanez (2)
    GDP:  Mike Rivera (2)

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Chris George  (L 0-2)22.22758442204.501.56865729316
    Blake Stein28.270101142010.382.38421725898
    Brad Voyles25.12113221109.002.0032191329
    Jason Grimsley34.26712222106.301.8030181210302
    Pitching Totals:81399960 1901117923425

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Steve Sparks  (W 2-2)36.30292332313.001.2411979406164
    Pitching Totals:9233231 11979406164

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Jason Grimsley; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Chris George 86-57-29;  Blake Stein 42-17-25;  Brad Voyles 32-19-13;  Jason Grimsley 30-18-12;  Steve Sparks 119-79-40; 
    Batters Faced:  Chris George 25;  Blake Stein 7;  Brad Voyles 7;  Jason Grimsley 7;  Steve Sparks 32; 
    Time of Game:  2:39    Attendance:  14,421
    Umpires:   Home:   Dan Iassogna  1B  Mike Fichter  2B  Mike Winters  3B  Greg Gibson 

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