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Kansas City Royals 39-44L1030 002 000 5100
Detroit Tigers 46-37W1102 041 00x 882
Date of Game:  Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Justin Verlander - 11 Strikeouts, Threw 75% strikes


  • Top Inning 1

    David DeJesus vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Willie Bloomquist vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out swinging. David DeJesus caught stealing 2b (double play)
    Billy Butler vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Doubled
    Mark Teahen vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Curtis Granderson vs Bruce Chen  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Placido Polanco vs Bruce Chen  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Miguel Cabrera vs Bruce Chen  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Homered to left field
    Marcus Thames vs Bruce Chen  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 1-0


    Top Inning 2

    Jose Guillen vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled
    Mike Jacobs vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Alberto Callaspo vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Jose Guillen advanced to 3b
    Miguel Olivo vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (10 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Ryan Freel vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Unknown. Alberto Callaspo advanced to 2b
    David DeJesus vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Doubled . Jose Guillen scored, Alberto Callaspo scored, Ryan Freel scored
    Willie Bloomquist vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Detroit Tigers 3-1


    Bottom Inning 2

    Ryan Raburn vs Bruce Chen  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Brandon Inge vs Bruce Chen  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Magglio Ordonez vs Bruce Chen  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Detroit Tigers 3-1


    Top Inning 3

    Billy Butler vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Mark Teahen vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jose Guillen vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Kansas City Royals lead Detroit Tigers 3-1


    Bottom Inning 3

    Gerald Laird vs Bruce Chen  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Adam Everett vs Bruce Chen  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Curtis Granderson vs Bruce Chen  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Placido Polanco vs Bruce Chen  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Homered to left field. Adam Everett scored
    Miguel Cabrera vs Bruce Chen  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Marcus Thames vs Bruce Chen  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Game tied 3-3


    Top Inning 4

    Mike Jacobs vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Alberto Callaspo vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Miguel Olivo vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 3-3


    Bottom Inning 4

    Ryan Raburn vs Bruce Chen  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Brandon Inge vs Bruce Chen  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Magglio Ordonez vs Bruce Chen  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Game tied 3-3


    Top Inning 5

    Ryan Freel vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    David DeJesus vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Willie Bloomquist vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 3-3


    Bottom Inning 5

    Gerald Laird vs Bruce Chen  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Adam Everett vs Bruce Chen  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Curtis Granderson vs Bruce Chen  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Placido Polanco vs Bruce Chen  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled . Adam Everett scored, Placido Polanco advanced to 2b
    Miguel Cabrera vs Bruce Chen  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Marcus Thames vs Bruce Chen  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Homered to left-center. Placido Polanco scored, Miguel Cabrera scored
    Ryan Raburn vs Bruce Chen  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Brandon Inge vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch. Ryan Raburn advanced to 2b
    Magglio Ordonez vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 7-3


    Top Inning 6

    Billy Butler vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Homered to left-center
    Mark Teahen vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    5Reached on error ( ) by . Mark Teahen advanced to 2b
    Jose Guillen vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Mark Teahen scored
    Mike Jacobs vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Alberto Callaspo vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Miguel Olivo vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    64Flied out to
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 7-5


    Bottom Inning 6

    Gerald Laird vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Adam Everett vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Curtis Granderson vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Singled . Gerald Laird advanced to 3b
    Placido Polanco vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Gerald Laird scored, Curtis Granderson advanced to 2b
    Miguel Cabrera vs Jamey Wright  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 8-5


    Top Inning 7

    Ryan Freel vs Brandon Lyon  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    David DeJesus vs Brandon Lyon  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Willie Bloomquist vs Brandon Lyon  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . David DeJesus advanced to 3b
    Billy Butler vs Brandon Lyon  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 8-5


    Bottom Inning 7

    Marcus Thames vs Jamey Wright  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Ryan Raburn vs Jamey Wright  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Brandon Inge vs Jamey Wright  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Magglio Ordonez vs Jamey Wright  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 8-5


    Top Inning 8

    Mark Teahen vs Bobby Seay  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked
    Tony Pena vs Bobby Seay  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Brayan Pena vs Bobby Seay  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Alberto Callaspo vs Joel Zumaya  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked. Mark Teahen advanced to 2b
    Miguel Olivo vs Joel Zumaya  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 8-5


    Bottom Inning 8

    Gerald Laird vs Ron Mahay  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Adam Everett vs Ron Mahay  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Curtis Granderson vs Ron Mahay  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Placido Polanco vs Ron Mahay  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Kansas City Royals 8-5


    Top Inning 9

    Ryan Freel vs Fernando Rodney  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    David DeJesus vs Fernando Rodney  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Willie Bloomquist vs Fernando Rodney  M
    3-1 (6 pitches)
    Walked. Ryan Freel advanced to 2b
    Billy Butler vs Fernando Rodney  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Mark Teahen vs Fernando Rodney  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City Royals 8-5


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