Game Information
Score of Game
Detroit Tigers 8 Kansas City Royals 3
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
6,424
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Bob Lemon (KCA)
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
Umpires
DET Record
8-9 -- AL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 4 / 8 / 15
DET Streak
Win 2
KCA Record
9-10 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 4 / 7 / 14
KCA Streak
Loss 1
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1DET1Mickey StanleyCFRKCAJim RookerLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout10-0---
    1DET2Jim Northrup1BLKCAJim RookerLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]20-0---
    1DET3Al KalineRFRKCAJim RookerLWalk2---0-0---Walked30-0---
    1DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAJim RookerLStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout40-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETJoe NiekroRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Third Base50-0---
    1KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRDETJoe NiekroRWalk01--0-0---Walked ... Freddie Patek advanced to second60-0---
    1KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout012-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mickey Stanley] ... Freddie Patek advanced to third70-0---
    1KCA4Ed KirkpatrickLFLDETJoe NiekroRGroundout11-30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]. Double Play ... Cookie Rojas out at 2b.80-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAJim RookerLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout90-0---
    2DET6Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAJim RookerLDouble1---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field100-0---
    2DET7Dick McAuliffe2BLKCAJim RookerLWild Pitch1-2-0-0---Wild Pitch by Jim Rooker ... Aurelio Rodriguez advanced to third110-0Non-Batter Event
    2DET7Dick McAuliffe2BLKCAJim RookerLGroundout1--30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas] ... Aurelio Rodriguez Scored120-0---
    2DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCAJim RookerLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Bob Oliver]131-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA5Bob Oliver1BRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Joe Niekro]140-1---
    2KCA6Paul Schaal3BRDETJoe NiekroRSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field150-1---
    2KCA7Joe KeoughRFLDETJoe NiekroRSingle11--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Paul Schaal advanced to third160-1---
    2KCA8Dennis PaepkeCRDETJoe NiekroRDouble11-30-0---Doubled on ground ball to Right Field; Joe Keough advanced to third ... Paul Schaal Scored ... Joe Keough advanced to third170-1---
    2KCA9Jim RookerPRDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout1-230-0---Strikeout181-1---
    2KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout2-230-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Aurelio Rodriguez]191-1---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3DET9Joe NiekroPRKCAJim RookerLWalk0---0-0---Walked201-1---
    3DET1Mickey StanleyCFRKCAJim RookerLGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal] ... Joe Niekro advanced to second211-1---
    3DET2Jim Northrup1BLKCAJim RookerLWalk1-2-0-0---Walked221-1---
    3DET3Al KalineRFRKCAJim RookerLSingle112-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Jim Northrup Scored ... Joe Niekro Scored ... Al Kaline advanced to third231-1---
    3DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAJim RookerLDouble1--30-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field ... Al Kaline Scored243-1---
    3DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAJim RookerLSingle1-2-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Willie Horton Scored254-1---
    3DET6Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAAl FitzmorrisRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]. Double Play ... Bill Freehan out at 2b.265-1---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout271-5---
    3KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Willie Horton]281-5---
    3KCA4Ed KirkpatrickLFLDETJoe NiekroRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mickey Stanley]291-5---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4DET7Dick McAuliffe2BLKCAAl FitzmorrisRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Bob Oliver]305-1---
    4DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCAAl FitzmorrisRSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field315-1---
    4DET9Joe NiekroPRKCAAl FitzmorrisRSingle11--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Ed Brinkman advanced to second325-1---
    4DET1Mickey StanleyCFRKCAAl FitzmorrisRFlyout112-0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]335-1---
    4DET2Jim Northrup1BLKCAAl FitzmorrisRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Bob Oliver]345-1---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA5Bob Oliver1BRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Willie Horton]351-5---
    4KCA6Paul Schaal3BRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]361-5---
    4KCA7Joe KeoughRFLDETJoe NiekroRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]371-5---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5DET3Al KalineRFRKCAAl FitzmorrisRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Joe Keough]385-1---
    5DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAAl FitzmorrisRDouble1---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Right Field395-1---
    5DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAAl FitzmorrisRFlyout1-2-0-0---Flied out to First Base [Bob Oliver]405-1---
    5DET6Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAAl FitzmorrisRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]415-1---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA8Dennis PaepkeCRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]421-5---
    5KCA9Al FitzmorrisPLDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout431-5---
    5KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Joe Niekro]441-5---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6DET7Dick McAuliffe2BLKCAAl FitzmorrisRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout455-1---
    6DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCAAl FitzmorrisRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]465-1---
    6DET9Joe NiekroPRKCAAl FitzmorrisRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]475-1---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRDETJoe NiekroRWalk0---0-0---Walked481-5---
    6KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETJoe NiekroRSingle01--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Cookie Rojas advanced to second491-5---
    6KCA4Ed KirkpatrickLFLDETJoe NiekroRDouble012-0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field ... Amos Otis Scored ... Cookie Rojas Scored501-5---
    6KCA5Bob Oliver1BRDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout0-2-0-0---Strikeout513-5---
    6KCA6Paul Schaal3BRDETJoe NiekroRSingle1-2-0-0---Infield Single to First Base ... Ed Kirkpatrick advanced to third523-5---
    6KCA7Joe KeoughRFLDETJoe NiekroRGroundout11-30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]. Double Play ... Paul Schaal out at 2b.533-5---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7DET1Mickey StanleyCFRKCAAl FitzmorrisRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]545-3---
    7DET2Jim Northrup1BLKCAAl FitzmorrisRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]555-3---
    7DET3Al KalineRFRKCAAl FitzmorrisRWalk2---0-0---Walked565-3---
    7DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAAl FitzmorrisRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Pitcher [Al Fitzmorris]575-3---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA8Dennis PaepkeCRDETJoe NiekroRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout583-5---
    7KCA9Gail HopkinsPHLDETJoe NiekroRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mickey Stanley]593-5---
    7KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mickey Stanley]603-5---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAJim YorkRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field615-3---
    8DET6Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAJim YorkRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Bob Oliver] ... Bill Freehan advanced to second625-3---
    8DET7Dick McAuliffe2BLKCAJim YorkRIntentional Walk1-2-0-0---Walked Intentionally635-3---
    8DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCAJim YorkRHit by Pitch112-0-0---Hit by Pitch ... Dick McAuliffe advanced to second ... Bill Freehan advanced to third645-3---
    8DET9Joe NiekroPRKCAJim YorkRFlyout11230-0---Flied out to Right Field [Joe Keough]655-3---
    8DET1Mickey StanleyCFRKCAJim YorkRStrikeout21230-0---Strikeout665-3---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mickey Stanley]673-5---
    8KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETJoe NiekroRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]683-5---
    8KCA4Ed KirkpatrickLFLDETJoe NiekroRSingle2---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field693-5---
    8KCA5Bob Oliver1BRDETJoe NiekroRWalk21--0-0---Walked ... Ed Kirkpatrick advanced to second703-5---
    8KCA6Paul Schaal3BRDETJoe NiekroRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman] ... Bob Oliver forced out at second base713-5---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9DET2Jim Northrup1BLKCAJim YorkRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field725-3---
    9DET3Al KalineRFRKCAJim YorkRStolen Base01--0-0---Jim Northrup Stole 2B [Jim York/Dennis Paepke]735-3Non-Batter Event
    9DET3Al KalineRFRKCAJim YorkRFlyout0-2-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Joe Keough]745-3---
    9DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAJim YorkRStrikeout1-2-0-0---Strikeout755-3---
    9DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAJim YorkRWalk2-2-0-0---Walked765-3---
    9DET6Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAJim YorkRWalk212-0-0---Walked ... Bill Freehan advanced to second ... Jim Northrup advanced to third775-3---
    9DET7Dick McAuliffe2BLKCATom BurgmeierLSingle21230-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Bill Freehan Scored ... Jim Northrup Scored ... Aurelio Rodriguez advanced to second785-3---
    9DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCATom BurgmeierLDouble212-0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Third Base ... Aurelio Rodriguez Scored ; Dick McAuliffe thrown out at home797-3---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9KCA7Joe KeoughRFLDETJoe NiekroRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field803-8---
    9KCA8Dennis PaepkeCRDETJoe NiekroRSingle01--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field ... Joe Keough advanced to second813-8---
    9KCA9Lou PiniellaPHRDETBill ZeppRGroundout012-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Dick McAuliffe]. Double Play ... Dennis Paepke out at 2b. ... Joe Keough advanced to third823-8---
    9KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETBill ZeppRGroundout2--30-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Bill Zepp]833-8---
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