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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 1011   R H E
Kansas City Royals 1-0W1000 002 200 01 5100
Detroit Tigers 0-1L1010 110 010 00 4101
Date of Game:  Monday, March 31, 2008
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Gary Sheffield - 4 walks
  • Clete Thomas - 1st career game, 1st career hit

  • Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    David DeJesuscf28.102100000.0001507000
        Joey Gathrightph-cf25.343400010.0001304000
    Mark Grudzielanek2b37.274413100.75011687011
        Esteban Germanpr-2b29.095100001.0001278000
    Alex Gordon3b24.050511202.2001152120
    Jose Guillenrf31.318500002.00011269000
    Billy Butlerdh21.347501000.200193000
    Mark Teahenlf26.206311020.3331383000
    Ross Gload1b31.360411000.2501362000
    John Buckc27.267512102.4001417010
    Tony Penass27.008501103.2001193010
        Brett Tomkop34.358000000.0001330000
        Juan Carlos Oviedop24.230000000.000156000
        Joakim Soriap23.317000000.000163000
    Totals: 425105310.238146094 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

     
    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Edgar Renteriass32.237501113.20011721010
    Placido Polanco2b32.173600000.00011172000
    Gary Sheffielddh39.133100141.00012361010
    Magglio Ordonezrf34.062502000.40011396000
    Miguel Cabrera3b24.348511102.2001720110
    Carlos Guillen1b32.183523100.60011015110
    Ivan Rodriguezc36.122511002.20012146000
    Jacque Joneslf32.341400002.00011261000
        Clete Thomaslf24.1381010001.00011000
    Brandon Ingecf30.316301011.3331880000
        Jason Grillip31.140000000.0001117000
        Bobby Seayp29.284000000.0001135000
        Aquilino Lopezp32.345000000.0001112000
        Todd Jonesp39.341000000.0001938000
        Denny Bautistap25.159000000.000116000
    Totals: 404104611.2501513991 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Carlos Guillen (1), Brandon Inge (1), Magglio Ordonez (1), Clete Thomas (1)
    3B:  Mark Teahen (1)
    HR:  Miguel Cabrera (1), Alex Gordon (1), Carlos Guillen (1)
    RBIs:  John Buck (1), Miguel Cabrera (1), Alex Gordon 2 (2), Mark Grudzielanek (1), Carlos Guillen (1), Tony Pena (1), Edgar Renteria (1), Gary Sheffield (1)
    SB:  Mark Grudzielanek (1)
    SH:  Ross Gload (1), Brandon Inge (1)
    GDP:  Magglio Ordonez (1)

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Gil Meche29.20468334514.502.009964351182
    Brett Tomko34.35821111214.501.003219131347
    Leo Nunez  (W 1-0)24.23020001300.000.50261610162
    Joakim Soria  (Sv 1)23.31711000100.001.0015105163
    Pitching Totals:1110446112 172109634654

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

     
    Detroit TigersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Justin Verlander25.03964441616.000.83965937165
    Jason Grilli31.1400.1100000----7611127
    Bobby Seay29.2840.1000000----4311135
    Aquilino Lopez32.3451.12000000.002.0011921112
    Todd Jones39.34110000100.000.0014951938
    Denny Bautista  (L 0-1)25.15923112304.502.50382513136
    Pitching Totals:1110553101 1701115961413

    Other Game Information

     

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Gil Meche 99-64-35;  Brett Tomko 32-19-13;  Leo Nunez 26-16-10;  Joakim Soria 15-10-5;  Justin Verlander 96-59-37;  Jason Grilli 7-6-1;  Bobby Seay 4-3-1;  Aquilino Lopez 11-9-2;  Todd Jones 14-9-5;  Denny Bautista 38-25-13; 
    Batters Faced:  Gil Meche 29;  Brett Tomko 7;  Leo Nunez 7;  Joakim Soria 4;  Justin Verlander 25;  Jason Grilli 2;  Bobby Seay 1;  Aquilino Lopez 6;  Todd Jones 3;  Denny Bautista 10; 
    Time of Game:  3:37    Attendance:  44,934
    Umpires:   Home:   Tim Welke  1B  Chuck Meriwether  2B  Adrian Johnson  3B  Bill Welke 


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