UNDATED (WHTC) - Yan Gomes’ two-run triple in the second inning broke a 1-1 tie, and visiting Cleveland made the lead stand up in a 3-2 victory over the Tigers last night. The series at Comerica Park in Detroit concludes this afternoon. Coverage on 1450 WHTC begins at 12:40 PM.
The Cubs managed just nine hits in 18 innings as they were blanked twice in New York by the Yankees yesterday. Masahiro Tanaka allowed just two singles and struck out 10 over eight innings in a 2-0 matinee victory, while Michael Pineda gave up four hits with three strikeouts over six innings as the Yanks took the nightcap, 3-0. Chicago hosts Cincinnati at Wrigley Field tomorrow afternoon.
Jackie Bradley Jr.’s two-run double in the 14th inning enabled visiting Boston to beat the White Sox last night, 6-4. The series at US Cellular Field in Chicago concludes this evening.
Chase McDonald singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning as Quad Cities edged the visiting Whitecaps last night, 3-2. West Michigan opens up a three-game series in Cedar Rapids this evening, with broadcast time on 1450 WHTC and http://whtc.com/listen-live at 7:25 PM.
The Chicago Blackhawks open up their first round Stanley Cup playoff series in St. Louis this evening.
Kevin Durant capped a 42-point performance by a dunk with less than 17 seconds left to lift Oklahoma City over the visiting Pistons last night, 112-111. Detroit misses the playoffs for a fifth straight year with a 29-53 record.
Kemba Walker tossed in 22 points as Charlotte downed the visiting Bulls last night, 91-86. Chicago carries a 48-34 season record into the playoffs, which begin at the United Center versus Washington on Sunday evening.