UNDATED (WHTC) - Rick Porcello fired a three-hit shutout, striking out four, while Victor Martinez clubbed a grand slam and drove in five runs as the Tigers won at Tampa Bay last night, 6-0. Detroit goes for the series sweep at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg this afternoon. Coverage on 1450 WHTC is at 12:45 PM.
Jake Peavy scattered 10 hits and struck out eight over seven innings in a return to Chicago, while Travis Ishikawa knocked in four runs, as visiting San Francisco beat the Cubs last night, 8-3. The rubber game of the series at Wrigley Field is this evening.
Homers by Nelson Cruz, Adam Jones and Steve Pierce offset a homer and three RBI from Avisail Garcia as visiting Baltimore completed a series sweep of the White Sox last night, 4-3. Chicago opens a set in New York versus the Yankees tomorrow evening.
Javier Betancourt’s two-run single in the eighth inning provided all of the offense in the Whitecaps’ 2-0 victory over visiting Lansing last night. West Michigan hosts Dayton to begin a four-game series this evening. Hear the game from Fifth Third Ballpark at 6:50 PM on 1450 WHTC and WHTC.com.