UNDATED (WHTC) - Trevor Plouffe’s solo homer in the fourth inning broke a 2-2 tie, and Minnesota went on to defeat the visiting Tigers yesterday, 8-2. Detroit hosts the New York Yankees in its home opener this afternoon. Coverage from Comerica Park on 1450 WHTC begins at 12:40 PM.
Nate Schierholtz’ two-run homer in the ninth inning proved to be the decisive hit, as the visiting Cubs won the rubber game of the series at Pittsburgh over the Pirates yesterday, 3-2. Chicago opens up a weekend set in Atlanta against the Braves this evening.
Jeremy Guthrie allowed five hits and struck out nine in six innings, as visiting Kansas City salvaged the series finale from the White Sox yesterday, 3-1. Chicago hosts the Seattle Mariners to start a weekend series at US Cellular Field this evening.
Jake Stewart’s single in the bottom of the 10th inning plated the winning run, as the Whitecaps outlasted visiting Dayton last night, 7-6. The two teams continue their series with a late morning contest at Fifth Third Ballpark.
Chad Johnson turned aside 34 shots as Phoenix beat the visiting Red Wings last night, 4-2. Detroit is in Denver to face the Colorado Avalanche this evening. Hear all of the action from the Pepsi Center on 1450 WHTC, starting at 8:40 PM.
Kevin Shattenkirk’s tally in the sixth round of the shootout enabled visiting St. Louis to down the Blackhawks last night, 4-3. Chicago skates at Nashville tomorrow evening.
Carlos Boozer tossed in 29 points with 18 rebounds, as the Bulls won at Brooklyn last night, 92-90. Chicago entertains Orlando at the United Center this evening.
The Grand Rapids Griffins tonight open up a two-game series in suburban Vancouver against the Abbottsford Heat.