UNDATED (WHTC News) - Justin Verlander scattered five hits and struck out nine men in eight innings, pitching the Tigers to victory at Minnesota last night, 6-2. The win lifted the Bengals a half game ahead of idle Cleveland into first place in the AL Central. The series at Target Field in Minneapolis continues this evening. Our coverage on 1450 WHTC begins at 7:45.
After taking yesterday off, both of Chicago’s teams return to action by beginning three-game weekend series. The Cubs host Houston at Wrigley Field this afternoon, while the White Sox face the Indians at Cleveland’s Progressive Field this evening.
Orlando Calixte completed a four-RBI performance by driving in the winning run with a 10th inning single, as visiting Kane County defeated the Whitecaps last night, 7-6.West Michigan looks to avoid being swept by the Cougars in this evening’s series finale at Fifth Third Ballpark.