Game Information
Score of Game
Detroit Tigers 5 Kansas City Royals 2
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
9,831
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Bob Lemon (KCA)
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
DET Record
49-44 -- AL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 3 / 4 / 9
DET Streak
Win 1
KCA Record
47-43 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 2 / 5 / 11
KCA Streak
Loss 1
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1DET1Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAJim RookerLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]10-0---
    1DET2Tony Taylor2BRKCAJim RookerLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]20-0---
    1DET3Al KalineRFRKCAJim RookerLFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]30-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETMickey LolichLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Aurelio Rodriguez]40-0---
    1KCA2Paul Schaal3BRDETMickey LolichLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Norm Cash]50-0---
    1KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETMickey LolichLStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout60-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAJim RookerLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]70-0---
    2DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAJim RookerLSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field80-0---
    2DET6Norm Cash1BLKCAJim RookerLStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout90-0---
    2DET7Mickey StanleyCFRKCAJim RookerLDouble21--0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Center Field; Bill Freehan thrown out at home100-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA4Cookie Rojas2BRDETMickey LolichLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout110-0---
    2KCA5Lou PiniellaLFRDETMickey LolichLSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field120-0---
    2KCA6Bob Oliver1BRDETMickey LolichLStolen Base11--0-0---Lou Piniella Stole 2B [Mickey Lolich/Bill Freehan]130-0Non-Batter Event
    2KCA6Bob Oliver1BRDETMickey LolichLStrikeout1-2-0-0---Strikeout140-0---
    2KCA7Ed KirkpatrickRFLDETMickey LolichLStrikeout2-2-0-0---Strikeout150-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCAJim RookerLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]160-0---
    3DET9Mickey LolichPRKCAJim RookerLStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout170-0---
    3DET1Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAJim RookerLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]180-0---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA8Jerry MayCRDETMickey LolichLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Tony Taylor]190-0---
    3KCA9Jim RookerPRDETMickey LolichLWalk1---0-0---Walked200-0---
    3KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETMickey LolichLPopout11--0-0---Popped out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]210-0---
    3KCA2Paul Schaal3BRDETMickey LolichLLineout21--0-0---Lined out to Left Field [Willie Horton]220-0---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4DET2Tony Taylor2BRKCAJim RookerLWalk0---0-0---Walked230-0---
    4DET3Al KalineRFRKCAJim RookerLSingle01--0-0---Singled on line drive to Left Field ... Tony Taylor advanced to third240-0---
    4DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAJim RookerLSingle01-30-0---Singled on line drive to Center Field ... Tony Taylor Scored ... Al Kaline advanced to third250-0---
    4DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAJim RookerLSingle01-30-0---Singled on line drive to Center Field ... Al Kaline Scored ... Willie Horton advanced to second261-0---
    4DET6Norm Cash1BLKCAJim RookerLSingle012-0-0---Singled on line drive to Right Field ... Willie Horton Scored ... Bill Freehan advanced to third272-0---
    4DET7Mickey StanleyCFRKCAJim RookerLGroundout01-30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]. Double Play ... Norm Cash out at 2b. ... Bill Freehan Scored283-0---
    4DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCAJim RookerLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]294-0---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETMickey LolichLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Norm Cash]300-4---
    4KCA4Cookie Rojas2BRDETMickey LolichLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Willie Horton]310-4---
    4KCA5Lou PiniellaLFRDETMickey LolichLDouble2---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field320-4---
    4KCA6Bob Oliver1BRDETMickey LolichLFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Mickey Stanley]330-4---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5DET9Mickey LolichPRKCAJim RookerLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]344-0---
    5DET1Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCAJim RookerLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]354-0---
    5DET2Tony Taylor2BRKCAJim RookerLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]364-0---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA7Ed KirkpatrickRFLDETMickey LolichLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout370-4---
    5KCA8Jerry MayCRDETMickey LolichLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]380-4---
    5KCA9Jim RookerPRDETMickey LolichLStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout390-4---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6DET3Al KalineRFRKCAJim RookerLDouble0---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field404-0---
    6DET4Willie HortonLFRKCAJim RookerLLineout0-2-0-0---Lined out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]414-0---
    6DET5Bill FreehanCRKCAJim RookerLDouble1-2-0-0---Doubled on line drive to Right Field ... Al Kaline Scored424-0---
    6DET6Norm Cash1BLKCAJim RookerLHit by Pitch1-2-0-0---Hit by Pitch435-0---
    6DET7Mickey StanleyCFRKCARoger NelsonRFlyout112-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]445-0---
    6DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCARoger NelsonRStrikeout212-0-0---Strikeout455-0---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETMickey LolichLSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field460-5---
    6KCA2Paul Schaal3BRDETMickey LolichLSingle01--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Freddie Patek advanced to third470-5---
    6KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETMickey LolichLFlyout01-30-0---Sacrifice Fly to Right Field [Al Kaline]; ... Freddie Patek Scored480-5---
    6KCA4Cookie Rojas2BRDETMickey LolichLFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Willie Horton]491-5---
    6KCA5Lou PiniellaLFRDETMickey LolichLGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Ed Brinkman]501-5---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7DET9Mickey LolichPLKCARoger NelsonRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout515-1---
    7DET1Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCARoger NelsonRWalk1---0-0---Walked525-1---
    7DET2Tony Taylor2BRKCARoger NelsonRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]535-1---
    7DET3Al KalineRFRKCARoger NelsonRSingle21--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Center Field ... Aurelio Rodriguez advanced to third545-1---
    7DET4Willie HortonLFRKCARoger NelsonRGroundout21-30-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Roger Nelson]555-1---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA6Bob Oliver1BRDETMickey LolichLSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field561-5---
    7KCA7Ed KirkpatrickRFLDETMickey LolichLFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Willie Horton]571-5---
    7KCA8Jerry MayCRDETMickey LolichLFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Willie Horton]581-5---
    7KCA9Bobby KnoopPHRDETMickey LolichLFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to First Base [Norm Cash]591-5---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8DET5Bill FreehanCRKCATed AbernathyRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]605-1---
    8DET6Norm Cash1BLKCATed AbernathyRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout615-1---
    8DET7Mickey StanleyCFRKCATed AbernathyRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]625-1---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA1Freddie PatekSSRDETMickey LolichLLineout0---0-0---Lined out to Left Field [Willie Horton]631-5---
    8KCA2Paul Schaal3BRDETMickey LolichLDouble1---0-0---Doubled on line drive to Right Field641-5---
    8KCA3Amos OtisCFRDETMickey LolichLStrikeout1-2-0-0---Strikeout651-5---
    8KCA4Cookie Rojas2BRDETMickey LolichLPopout2-2-0-0---Popped out to Second Base [Tony Taylor]661-5---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9DET8Ed BrinkmanSSRKCATed AbernathyRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]675-1---
    9DET9Mickey LolichPLKCATed AbernathyRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout685-1---
    9DET1Aurelio Rodriguez3BRKCATed AbernathyRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Ed Kirkpatrick]695-1---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9KCA5Lou PiniellaLFRDETMickey LolichLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Al Kaline]701-5---
    9KCA6Bob Oliver1BRDETMickey LolichLTriple1---0-0---Tripled on fly ball to Right Field711-5---
    9KCA7Ed KirkpatrickRFLDETMickey LolichLPopout1--30-0---Popped out to Catcher [Bill Freehan]721-5---
    9KCA8Jerry MayCRDETMickey LolichLTriple2--30-0---Tripled on popout to Left Field ... Bob Oliver Scored731-5---
    9KCA9Chuck HarrisonPHRDETMickey LolichLGroundout2--30-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Aurelio Rodriguez]742-5---
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