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BOXSCORE | RECAP
Kansas City 8, Detroit 5
When: 1:10 PM ET, Sunday, April 22, 2018
Where: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan
Temperature: 56°
Umpires: Home - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Scott Barry, 2B - Carlos Torres, 3B - Ramon De Jesus
Attendance: 19034
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Kansas City 000005300871
Detroit 200003000580
Kansas City
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Whit Merrifield 1B 5 1 1 1 0 1 4 .266
Cheslor Cuthbert 3B 4 2 1 0 1 1 1 .250
Mike Moustakas DH 5 1 1 3 0 0 1 .318
Jorge Soler RF 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 .288
Paulo Orlando LF 4 1 0 0 1 2 3 .191
Abraham Almonte CF 3 1 1 4 1 1 2 .242
Ryan Goins 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .207
Alcides Escobar SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .200
Drew Butera C 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .182
Totals 33 8 7 8 8 7 15  
Batting
2B - Cheslor Cuthbert (2)
HR - Whit Merrifield (3), Mike Moustakas (6), Abraham Almonte (2)
TB - Whit Merrifield 4, Cheslor Cuthbert 2, Mike Moustakas 4, Jorge Soler, Abraham Almonte 4, Alcides Escobar, Drew Butera
RBI - Whit Merrifield (7), Mike Moustakas 3 (17), Abraham Almonte 4 (6)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Cheslor Cuthbert (11), Drew Butera (10)
GIDP - Whit Merrifield (2)
Team LOB - 6
Baserunning
SB - Abraham Almonte (1, 2nd off Liriano/McCann)
Fielding
E - Paulo Orlando (2)
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Eric Skoglund 5.0 4 4 4 2 3 0 8.59
Kevin McCarthy (W 1-0; BS 1) 1.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 6.23
Brian Flynn (H 1) 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.60
Kelvin Herrera (SV 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
WP - Eric Skoglund
HBP - Leonys Martin (by Skoglund)
Pitches-Strikes - Eric Skoglund 94-54, Kevin McCarthy 17-11, Brian Flynn 28-19, Kelvin Herrera 13-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Eric Skoglund 5-3, Kevin McCarthy 1-0, Brian Flynn 3-1, Kelvin Herrera 0-0
Batters Faced - Eric Skoglund 21, Kevin McCarthy 5, Brian Flynn 7, Kelvin Herrera 3
Inherited Runners-Scored - Kevin McCarthy 2-2
Detroit
Hitters Pos AB R H RBI BB K LOB Avg
Leonys Martin CF 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .274
Jeimer Candelario 3B 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .277
Miguel Cabrera 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .300
Nicholas Castellanos RF 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 .309
Victor Martinez DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .258
JaCoby Jones LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .293
James McCann C 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .232
Jose Iglesias SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .194
Dixon Machado 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .211
Totals 32 5 8 5 2 6 13  
Batting
2B - Jeimer Candelario (5), Dixon Machado (8)
TB - Jeimer Candelario 2, Miguel Cabrera, Nicholas Castellanos 3, JaCoby Jones, James McCann, Dixon Machado 2
RBI - Miguel Cabrera (14), Nicholas Castellanos 2 (11), JaCoby Jones (5), James McCann (9)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Miguel Cabrera (4), JaCoby Jones (3)
SF - James McCann (2)
GIDP - Victor Martinez (4), Dixon Machado (1)
Team LOB - 4
Pitchers IP H R ER BB K HR ERA
Francisco Liriano 5.1 2 3 3 4 6 1 3.13
Alex Wilson (BS 1) 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 1 6.57
Drew VerHagen (L 0-1) 0.1 0 2 2 2 1 0 6.30
Buck Farmer 1.2 4 1 1 0 0 1 6.30
Joe Jimenez 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Pitches-Strikes - Francisco Liriano 92-56, Alex Wilson 18-9, Drew VerHagen 15-5, Buck Farmer 20-14, Joe Jimenez 19-11
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Francisco Liriano 4-3, Alex Wilson 2-0, Drew VerHagen 0-0, Buck Farmer 2-0, Joe Jimenez 0-1
Batters Faced - Francisco Liriano 22, Alex Wilson 4, Drew VerHagen 3, Buck Farmer 8, Joe Jimenez 4
Inherited Runners-Scored - Alex Wilson 2-2, Buck Farmer 2-2