UNDATED (WHTC) - Mark Teixeira and Eric Chavez slugged solo homers on consecutive pitches off of Joaquin Benoit in the eighth inning to give the visiting Yankees a 4-3 victory over the Tigers yesterday. Detroit begins a three-game series in Arlington against Texas this evening. Coverage on 1450 WHTC starts at 7:40 PM.
Alfonso Soriano’s two-run homer in the eighth inning enabled the Cubs to beat visiting Cincinnati last night, 5-3. The series at Wrigley Field in Chicago continues this afternoon.
Off yesterday, the White Sox open up a three-game series against visiting Oakland at US Cellular Field in Chicago this evening.
Zach Maggard drove in two runs with a homer and a double, as the Whitecaps won a rain-shortened, seven-inning 5-3 contest at Fort Wayne last night. The rubber game of the series at Parkview Field is this evening.
Exhibition football began last night for the Bears, who were drubbed by visiting Denver, 31-3. Chicago welcomes Washington to Solider Field next Saturday evening. Tonight, the Lions start pre-season play by hosting Cleveland at Ford Field in Detroit.