UNDATED (WHTC) - Justin Verlander tossed five innings of three-hit, seven-strikeout, shutout baseball, and the Tigers won their season opener at Minnesota yesterday, 4-2. Detroit faces the Twins in Minneapolis again tomorrow afternoon. Hear all the action from Target Field on 1450 WHTC, starting at 3:45 PM.
Jeff Samardzija scattered two hits and struck out nine in eight innings of shutout work, pitching the Cubs to a season-opening 3-1 win at Pittsburgh yesterday. The two teams meet again at PNC Park tomorrow evening.
Tyler Flowers’ homer in the fifth inning was all the White Sox needed to beat visiting Kansas City in the season opener yesterday, 1-0. The series at US Cellular Field in Chicago continues tomorrow afternoon.
Johan Franzen set up two goals as the Red Wings held off visiting Colorado last night, 3-2. Detroit skates at Phoenix on Thursday evening; we’ll carry the Wings’ rematch with the Avalanche in Denver on Friday night at 8:40 PM on 1450 WHTC.
Michal Rozsival’s tally in the fifth round of the shootout enabled the Blackhawks to outlast visiting Nashville last night, 3-2. Chicago welcomes St. Louis to the United Center on Thursday evening.
Greg Monroe tossed in 24 points as the Pistons won at Toronto last night, 108-98. Detroit travels to Boston tomorrow evening.
The Chicago Bulls are in Washington to face the Wizards tonight.
The Grand Rapids Griffins battle the Aeros in Houston this evening.