UNDATED (WHTC) - Max Scherzer scattered four hits with nine strikeouts over eight shutout innings, pitching the Tigers past the visiting White Sox on Saturday night, 5-1. Detroit goes for the series sweep of Chicago at Comerica Park on Sunday evening. Coverage on 1450 WHTC begins at 7:40 PM.
Xavier Nady's three-run double capped a four-run first inning for San Francisco, and the visiting Giants went on to beat the Cubs on Saturday, 4-2. The rubber game of the series at Wrigley Field in Chicago is on Sunday afternoon.
Chris Robinson rushed for 99 yards and two touchdowns, as Grand Valley State opened a new football season by winning at Western Oregon on Saturday, 48-20. The Lakers host Notre Dame of Ohio next Saturday evening at Luebbers Stadium.
In state major college football on Saturday: Western Michigan fell at Illinois, 24-7.
Marcelo Carreno and Slade Smith teamed to strike out 20 Dayton batters, as the Whitecaps beat the visiting Dragons on Saturday night, 7-1. The series at Fifth Third Ballpark continues on Sunday afternoon.