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Monday, March 31, 2008:
Royals 5, Tigers 4
DeJesus, CF1000000.000
a-Gathright, PH-CF4000102.000
Grudzielanek, 2B4131000.750
1-German, E, PR-2B1000012.000
Gordon, A, 3B5112025.200
Guillen, J, RF5000023.000
Butler, B, DH5010001.200
Teahen, LF3110202.333
Gload, 1B4110001.250
Buck, C5121020.400
Pena, T, SS5011032.200
a-Grounded out for DeJesus in the 3rd.
1-Ran for Grudzielanek in the 10th.
Renteria, SS5011131.200
Polanco, 2B6000006.000
Sheffield, DH1001410.000
Ordonez, RF5020005.400
Cabrera, M, 3B5111023.200
Guillen, 1B5231000.600
Rodriguez, I, C5110021.200
Jones, Jac, LF4000022.000
Thomas, C, LF10100001.000
Inge, CF3010110.333
3B: Teahen (1, Lopez, A).
HR: Gordon, A (1, 6th inning off Verlander, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Teahen 3; Butler, B; Grudzielanek 3; Gordon, A 4; Pena, T; Gload; Buck 2.
RBI: Gordon, A 2 (2), Buck (1), Grudzielanek (1), Pena, T (1).
2-out RBI: Grudzielanek; Pena, T.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen, J; Teahen; Gordon, A; Gload; Butler, B; German, E.
SAC: Gload.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

SB: Grudzielanek (1, 2nd base off Verlander/Rodriguez, I), German, E (1, 2nd base off Bautista/Rodriguez, I).

Outfield assists: Guillen, J (Ordonez at home).
DP: (Pena, T-Grudzielanek-Gload).

2B: Guillen (1, Meche), Ordonez (1, Meche), Inge (1, Meche), Thomas, C (1, Soria).
HR: Cabrera, M (1, 5th inning off Meche, 0 on, 0 out), Guillen (1, 8th inning off Tomko, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Inge 2; Cabrera, M 4; Guillen 7; Rodriguez, I; Thomas, C 2; Renteria; Ordonez 3.
RBI: Renteria (1), Sheffield (1), Cabrera, M (1), Guillen (1).
2-out RBI: Renteria; Sheffield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, M; Polanco 2; Ordonez 2.
SAC: Inge.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

E: Cabrera, M (1, throw).
PB: Rodriguez, I (1).
Outfield assists: Inge (Teahen at home).

Tomko(BS, 1)2.01111214.50
Oviedo(W, 1-0)2.00001300.00
Soria(S, 1)1.01000100.00
Grilli(BS, 1)0.11000000.00
Lopez, A1.12000000.00
Jones, T1.00000100.00
Bautista(L, 0-1)2.03112304.50
Verlander pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Meche , Verlander .
HBP: Grudzielanek (by Verlander).
Pitches-strikes: Meche 99-64, Tomko 32-19, Oviedo 26-16, Soria 15-10, Verlander 97-60, Grilli 8-7, Seay 4-3, Lopez, A 11-9, Jones, T 15-10, Bautista 38-25.
Groundouts-flyouts: Meche 4-6, Tomko 3-0, Oviedo 0-1, Soria 2-0, Verlander 7-4, Grilli 1-0, Seay 0-0, Lopez, A 1-2, Jones, T 1-1, Bautista 1-0.
Batters faced: Meche 29, Tomko 7, Oviedo 7, Soria 4, Verlander 25, Grilli 2, Seay 1, Lopez, A 6, Jones, T 3, Bautista 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 2-1, Seay 2-0, Lopez, A 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 51 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:37.
Att: 44,934.
Venue: Comerica Park.
March 31, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media