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KC falls in duel
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Tigers 1, Royals 0
Roman Colon stares into the outfield after giving up a walk-off homer on Friday. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Zack Greinke had another superlative outing, but in a duel vs. Tigers starter Jarrod Washburn, the Royals were on the short end after reliever Roman Colon served up a Brandon Inge walk-off homer in the ninth for the only run of the contest.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (45-70)
Lost 1
Detroit 1, Kansas City 0   DET
Detroit (61-54)
Won 2
August 14, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 4 0
Standings thru 8/14/09  |  Recap: KC | DET  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Tigers stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
DeJesus, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
Bloomquist, CF 4 0 1 0 0 3 0 .257
Butler, B, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .297
Olivo, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240
Callaspo, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304
Teahen, RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .278
Pena, B, DH 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .318
Gordon, A, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .216
Betancourt, Y, SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .239
Totals 28 0 3 0 2 5 5  

BATTING
TB: Teahen; Bloomquist; Pena, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeJesus.
SAC: Pena, B.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bloomquist (4, 2nd base by Washburn/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Betancourt, Y (11, fielding).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .259
Polanco, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .272
Thomas, C, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .246
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .324
Guillen, DH 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .233
Thames, M, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .257
Inge, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .250
Laird, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Everett, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
Totals 30 1 4 1 4 9 9  

BATTING
2B: Granderson (14, Greinke).
HR: Inge (23, 9th inning off Colon, R, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Inge 4; Thames, M; Granderson 3.
RBI: Inge (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Polanco 2; Inge; Thomas, C.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Greinke 7.0 3 0 0 4 7 0 2.33
Colon, R (L, 1-2) 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 1 6.00
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Washburn 8.0 3 0 0 2 4 0 2.95
Lyon (W, 6-4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.95

Pitches-strikes: Greinke 108-66, Colon, R 22-13, Washburn 107-63, Lyon 12-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Greinke 4-6, Colon, R 1-1, Washburn 8-5, Lyon 0-0.
Batters faced: Greinke 29, Colon, R 5, Washburn 28, Lyon 3.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:21.
Att: 34,799.
Venue: Comerica Park.
August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009

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