UNDATED (WHTC) - Brennan Boesch misplayed Chone Figgins’ seventh-inning drive to right into a decisive, run-scoring double, gifting visiting Seattle a 5-4 victory over the Tigers yesterday, and a series sweep at ComericaPark. Losers in six of their last seven games, Detroit begins a weekend set in New Yorkagainst the Yankees tonight. Coverage on 1450 WHTC begins at 6:40 PM.
The Cubs open up a three-game series at Philadelphia against the Phillies this evening.
Kevin Youkilis cracked a grand slam, and Jerald Saltalamacchia hit two homers and drove in three runs, as they powered visiting Boston over the White Sox last night, 10-3. The four-game series at US Cellular Field in Chicago continues this evening.
Todd McInnis and three relievers allowed just four hits, as they pitched Quad Cities to a 5-1 triumph over the visiting Whitecaps last night. The series at Modern Woodmen Field in Davenport continues this evening.
The NBA season ended last night. The Pistons got 26 points from Ben Gordon in a 108-86 decision over visiting Philadelphia. While Detroit goes home until October with a 25-41 record, the 76ers head to the United Centerfor the start of a playoff series against the Bulls tomorrow afternoon. Chicago clinched the best record in the league at 50-16, and home-court advantage throughout the post-season as a result, thanks to a 107-75 thumping of visiting Cleveland. John Lucas III led the way with 25 points.