UNDATED (WHTC) - Victor Martinez’ solo homer in the top of the 10th inning enabled the Tigers to beat the Dodgers in Los Angeles last night, 7-6. Detroit opens a three-game series in San Diego tomorrow evening; coverage on 1450 WHTC is at 9:45 PM.
Mike Ott homered and drove in three runs as the Cubs downed visiting Pittsburgh last night, 7-5. The rubber game of the series at Wrigley Field in Chicago is this afternoon.
DJ LeMahieu had three hits and knocked in three runs as Colorado defeated the visiting White Sox yesterday, 10-4. Chicago welcomes Cleveland to begin a four-game series at US Cellular Field this evening.
Two-run hits by José Peña, Rafael Neda and Angel Ortega accounted for a six-run Wisconsin third inning, and that was all the visiting Timber Rattlers needed to dispose of the Whitecaps last night, 6-1. The rubber game of the series at Fifth Third Ballpark is scheduled for the Noon Hour today.
Despite Jussi Jokinen scoring the lone goal in the shootout, giving Pittsburgh a 4-3 victory over the visiting Red Wings last night, Detroit secured its 23rd consecutive post-season berth. The Wings entertain Carolina at Joe Louis Arena tomorrow evening.
Patrick Sharp’s goal 43 seconds into overtime lifted the Blackhawks past visiting Montréal last night, 3-2. Chicago skates at Washington tomorrow evening.
Dion Walters scored 22 points as Cleveland beat the visiting Pistons last night, 122-100. Detroit plays the Bulls in the United Center tomorrow evening; Chicago will come into that contest off of a 102-87 triumph at Minnesota last night, thanks in part to DJ Augustin’s 21 points.
The Grand Rapids Griffins are in Charlotte to face the Checkers this evening.