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KC pitching, offense falter
Tigers 14, Royals 3
Joe Mays had a rough outing in his first start for the Royals. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Right-hander Joe Mays was roughed up by the Tigers in his first start in a Royals uniform. Mays allowed six earned runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings on Wednesday.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 05, 2006
DET
Detroit
Detroit 14, Kansas City 3   KC
Kansas City
April 5, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
3 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 3   14 19 0
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1   3 6 1
Standings thru 4/5/06  |  Recap: DET | KC  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Royals stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF6331011.273
Polanco, 2B4331000.500
  Santiago, 2B2000021.000
Rodriguez, C5355000.625
  Wilson, C0000000.000
Ordonez, RF4001013.000
Young, DH3011100.143
  a-Thames, PH-DH11110001.000
Shelton, 1B5130001.667
Guillen, SS5112004.375
Monroe, LF4000013.125
Inge, 3B5221031.444
Totals441419131814 

a-Homered for Young in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Granderson (1, Mays), Rodriguez 3 (3, Mays, Stemle, Gobble), Shelton (1, Mays), Inge (1, Stemle).
HR: Inge (1, 5th inning off Mays, 0 on, 0 out), Rodriguez (1, 5th inning off Mays, 1 on, 1 out), Granderson (1, 8th inning off Gobble, 0 on, 1 out), Thames (1, 9th inning off Wood, 0 on, 0 out), Guillen (2, 9th inning off Wood, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson 7; Polanco 3; Rodriguez 11; Young; Thames 4; Shelton 4; Guillen 4; Inge 6.
RBI: Rodriguez 5 (5), Ordonez (1), Inge (1), Polanco (1), Young (1), Granderson (1), Thames (1), Guillen 2 (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Monroe 2; Ordonez.
SF: Ordonez.
GIDP: Shelton; Guillen.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4010002.250
Grudzielanek, 2B4000023.000
Sweeney, DH4000021.000
Sanders, RF2000021.167
  a-Costa, PH-RF2111000.500
Mientkiewicz, 1B3110010.333
  Graffanino, 1B1000010.000
Brown, LF4112010.143
Teahen, 3B3000020.000
Berroa, SS2010000.400
  German, SS1000000.000
Buck, C3010001.167
Totals333630118 

a-Grounded out for Sanders in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Berroa (1, Bonderman), Mientkiewicz (1, Bonderman), Buck (1, Spurling).
3B: DeJesus (1, Bonderman).
HR: Brown (1, 7th inning off Spurling, 1 on, 2 out), Costa (1, 9th inning off Walker, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: DeJesus 3; Costa 4; Mientkiewicz 2; Brown 4; Berroa 2; Buck 2.
RBI: Brown 2 (2), Costa (1).
2-out RBI: Brown 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sanders; Grudzielanek.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Berroa (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Grudzielanek-Berroa-Mientkiewicz, Berroa-Grudzielanek-Mientkiewicz).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonderman (W, 1-0)6.23110801.35
Spurling 1.12110116.75
Walker 1.01110219.00
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mays (L, 0-1)4.186612212.46
Hudson 1.20000100.00
Stemle 1.064400036.00
Gobble 1.02110219.00
Wood 0.0333002--
Sisco 1.00000304.50

Wood pitched to 4 batters in the 9th.

WP: Mays.
HBP: Monroe (by Wood).
Pitches-strikes: Bonderman 93-65, Spurling 16-14, Walker 9-8, Mays 89-56, Hudson 16-12, Stemle 25-17, Gobble 17-13, Wood 9-4, Sisco 11-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bonderman 10-2, Spurling 2-1, Walker 0-1, Mays 7-4, Hudson 3-1, Stemle 1-2, Gobble 1-0, Wood 0-0, Sisco 0-0.
Batters faced: Bonderman 23, Spurling 6, Walker 4, Mays 21, Hudson 5, Stemle 9, Gobble 5, Wood 4, Sisco 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Spurling 1-1, Sisco 1-0.
EjectionsKansas City Royals pitcher Mike Wood ejected by HP umpire Doug Eddings. (9th).
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:38.
Att: 11,350.

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