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Pudge powers Tigers
Tigers steal finale in KC
Ivan Rodriguez crushed a three-run home run in the ninth inning, accounting for all of Detroit's runs and sending the Tigers over the Royals. Jeremy Bonderman allowed two runs while striking out eight in six innings.
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 Rodriguez's three-run shot
Tigers 3, Royals 2
Ivan Rodriguez rounds the bases after his home run in the ninth inning on Sunday. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Series at a glance:
Duckworth's start spoiled
Brandon Duckworth tossed 6 1/3 shutout innings, but David Riske allowed a ninth-inning homer as the Royals fell to the Tigers. Mark Teahen drove in both runs, including one on his first home run of the season.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: April 08, 2007
SEA
CLE
PPD
SEA
CLE
PPD
DET
Detroit (3-2)
Won 2
Detroit 3, Kansas City 2   KC
Kansas City (2-4)
Lost 2
April 8, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   3 6 0
Kansas City
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 9 0
Standings thru 4/8/07  |  Gameday  |  Tigers Stats  |  Royals Stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4000011.300
Polanco, 2B4010000.409
Sheffield, DH4000022.176
Ordonez, RF4110000.176
Guillen, SS3120110.250
Rodriguez, C4123001.381
Casey, 1B4000003.176
Thames, LF2000210.000
  Monroe, LF0000000.143
Inge, 3B4000004.000
Totals333633511 

BATTING
2B: Guillen (1, Duckworth), Ordonez (1, Riske).
HR: Rodriguez (2, 9th inning off Riske, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Polanco; Ordonez 2; Guillen 3; Rodriguez 5.
RBI: Rodriguez 3 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Casey; Sheffield; Inge 2.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4030100.391
Grudzielanek, 2B5000025.130
Teahen, RF3122101.333
Brown, LF4000004.133
Gordon, 3B4000020.053
Sanders, DH4010010.500
Shealy, 1B4020011.125
LaRue, C3000022.111
  a-German, PH1000010.500
Pena, SS4110000.286
Totals362922913 

a-Struck out for LaRue in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Shealy (1, Bonderman), DeJesus (3, Bonderman), Sanders (2, Rodney).
HR: Teahen (1, 1st inning off Bonderman, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: DeJesus 4; Teahen 5; Sanders 2; Shealy 3; Pena.
RBI: Teahen 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Teahen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Brown 2; LaRue; Shealy.
Team LOB: 9.

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonderman 6.07221813.75
Seay 1.00001000.00
Rodney (W, 1-1)1.010000013.50
Jones (S, 3)1.01000100.00
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duckworth 6.14001200.00
Gobble (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Soria (H, 2)1.10001200.00
Riske (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)1.02331119.00

WP: Bonderman.
IBB: Teahen (by Bonderman).
Pitches-strikes: Bonderman 106-73, Seay 23-13, Rodney 15-9, Jones 12-9, Duckworth 90-49, Gobble 2-2, Soria 19-13, Riske 25-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bonderman 6-4, Seay 2-1, Rodney 1-2, Jones 2-0, Duckworth 10-7, Gobble 0-1, Soria 0-2, Riske 1-1.
Batters faced: Bonderman 26, Seay 4, Rodney 4, Jones 4, Duckworth 24, Gobble 1, Soria 5, Riske 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Gobble 2-0, Soria 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 40 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 3:00.
Att: 13,109.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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