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Tigers extend win streak
Tigers 6, Royals 0
Justin Verlander has kept the Royals scoreless over 16 innings this season. (Duane Burleson/AP)
 Polanco's two-run double
 Inge's RBI double
Placido Polanco's two-run double and sacrifice fly lifted Detroit to its 11th straight victory over Kansas City, while rookie right-hander Justin Verlander held the Royals scoreless through seven innings of two-hit work for his fourth consecutive victory.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 15, 2006
KC
Kansas City (31-59)
Lost 5
Detroit 6, Kansas City 0   DET
Detroit (62-29)
Won 3
July 15, 2006
   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 0
Detroit
0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 X   6 11 2
Standings thru 7/15/06  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  Tigers Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gathright, CF4000020.204
Graffanino, SS3010100.278
DeJesus, LF4000012.298
Sanders, DH4000011.244
Stairs, 1B2000010.270
  a-Phillips, PH10100001.000
Brown, RF4010012.281
Teahen, 3B2000111.269
German, 2B3000004.328
Buck, C3000010.241
Totals300302810 

a-Doubled for Stairs in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Brown (22, Verlander), Phillips (1, Walker).
TB: Graffanino; Phillips 2; Brown 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: German; Brown.
GIDP: German.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Graffanino-German-Stairs).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF3010012.278
Polanco, 2B4013001.280
Rodriguez, C4131001.312
Ordonez, RF4010013.308
Infante, SS4120012.263
Thames, LF3011001.297
  a-Gomez, PH-LF1000011.282
Monroe, DH4000034.249
Shelton, 1B2210201.284
Inge, 3B2211210.228
Totals3161164816 

a-Struck out for Thames in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez (17, Gobble), Inge (17, Gobble), Polanco (16, Gobble).
TB: Granderson; Polanco 2; Rodriguez 4; Ordonez; Infante 2; Thames; Shelton; Inge 2.
RBI: Inge (50), Thames (38), Polanco 3 (35), Rodriguez (41).
2-out RBI: Inge; Thames; Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez 2; Granderson 2; Monroe.
S: Granderson 2.
SF: Polanco.
GIDP: Polanco.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez (1, catcher interference), Infante (1, fielding).
DP: (Polanco-Infante-Shelton).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gobble (L, 3-3)5.08442604.58
Sisco 1.01222007.51
Peralta 1.01000104.30
MacDougal 1.01000100.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander (W, 11-4)7.02002602.83
Walker 2.01000201.04

Pitches-strikes: Gobble 95-61, Sisco 26-15, Peralta 18-13, MacDougal 10-5, Verlander 101-64, Walker 22-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gobble 2-7, Sisco 1-2, Peralta 1-1, MacDougal 2-0, Verlander 10-5, Walker 0-4.
Batters faced: Gobble 25, Sisco 6, Peralta 4, MacDougal 3, Verlander 26, Walker 7.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 85 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:44.
Att: 40,210.

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