UNDATED (WHTC) - Prince Fielder cracked a three-run homer in the sixth inning to give the Tigers a 4-3 victory over visiting Minnesota last night. The series at Comerica Park in Detroit continues this evening. Coverage on 1450 WHTC is at 6:40 PM.
Darwin Barney drove in two runs as the Cubs defeated visiting San Diego last night, 5-3, for their fourth win in their last five games. The series at Wrigley Field in Chicago continues this evening.
The White Sox open up a three-game series in Arlington against Texas this evening.
Raul Alcantera scattered six hits and struck out eight over six-plus innings, pitching Beloit past the visiting Whitecaps last night, 6-1. The rubber game of the series at Pohlman Field is this afternoon.
The NHL Stanley Cup playoffs begin this evening with Conference Quarterfinal series openers in Anaheim, as the Ducks host the Detroit Red Wings, and in Chicago’s United Center, where the Blackhawks entertain Minnesota.
Brook Lopez scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, as Brooklyn held off the visiting Bulls in NBA Playoff action last night, 110-91. Chicago still leads the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series, three games to two, and gets a second chance to eliminate the Nets when it hosts game six at the United Center on Thursday evening.