UNDATED (WHTC) - Prince Fielder’s RBI single ignited a tie-breaking, three-run rally in the eighth inning, and the Tigers went on to defeat visiting Tampa Bay yesterday, 5-2. Now 4-0 on the young season, Detroit will host the Rays at Comerica Park again this afternoon, and coverage on 1450 WHTC begins at 12:40 PM.
Alex Gonzalez’ three-run homer capped a five-run first inning for Milwaukee, and the visiting Brewers went on to defeat the Cubs last night, 7-4. The series at Wrigley Field in Chicago continues this afternoon.
Weather forced Cleveland to postpone its game with the visiting White Sox last night, with no make-up date immediately announced. The series at Progressive Field concludes this afternoon.
Colin Kaline’s first hit for the Whitecaps, a single down the left field line in the bottom of the ninth inning, enabled West Michigan to defeat visiting Bowling Green last night, 4-3. The Caps go for the series sweep of the Hot Rods at Fifth Third Ballpark this afternoon.
The Red Wings begin their Stanley Cup playoff quest this evening with the opener of a best-of-seven series in Nashville against the Predators.
Richard Hamilton scored 18 of his game-high 20 points in the third quarter, as the Bulls defeated visiting New York last night, 98-86. Chicago hosts Miami at the United Center tomorrow evening.
Doug Janik scored on a penalty shot 1:46 into overtime, lifting the visiting Griffins to a 5-4 victory at Rochester last night. Grand Rapids hosts Chicago at Van Andel Arena on Friday evening.