UNDATED (WHTC) - Rick Porcello scattered six hits and struck out seven in six innings of pitching, as the Tigers won at Texas last night, 8-2. The series at The Ballpark in Arlington continues this evening, with coverage on 1450 WHTC beginning at 7:40 PM.
Travis Wood didn’t allow a run on five hits with six strikeouts in seven innings of work, pitching the Cubs past the visiting New York Mets last night, 6-1. The series at Wrigley Field in Chicago continues this evening.
Francisco Liriano threw seven innings of four-hit, five-strikeout baseball, as Minnesota defeated the visiting White Sox last night, 4-1. The series at Target Field in Minneapolis continues this evening.
Marcelo Carreno and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, leading the Whitecaps to a 6-1 triumph over visiting Bowling Green last night. The series at Fifth Third Ballpark continues this evening.
The Detroit Red Wings named former Western Michigan University coach Jeff Blashill as the new coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins. Blashill was an assistant under Mike Babcock in Hockeytown last season, and replaced Curt Fraser, who left the Calder City to become an assistant coach with the Dallas Stars.