UNDATED (WHTC) - Rick Porcello fired a three-hit shutout, striking out six, as the Tigers last night completed a series sweep in Texas, 6-0. Buoyed by a seven-game winning streak, Detroit opens a weekend set in Houston this evening. Coverage from Minute Maid Park on 1450 WHTC is at 7:45 PM.
Justin Ruggiano’s two-run double in the seventh inning broke a 3-3 tie as the Cubs beat visiting Washington last night, 5-3. The series at Wrigley Field in Chicago continues this afternoon.
JA Happ allowed four hits with eight strikeouts in nearly eight innings as Toronto blanked the visiting White Sox last night, 7-0. The series at Rogers Centre continues this evening.
Zac Reininger uncorked a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to allow the winning run to score, as the Whitecaps fell in Lansing last night, 7-6. West Michigan begins a four-game series versus Bowling Green at Fifth Third Ballpark this evening.
The Holland Millers welcome Motor City to Boeve Stadium this evening to begin a three-game Michigan Collegiate Baseball League series.
At the NBA Draft in Brooklyn last night, the Pistons took Colorado guard Spencer Dinwiddie in the second round, while the Bulls selected Creighton forward Doug McDermott in the first round and New Mexico forward Cameron Bairstow in the second. Three Michigan Wolverines and two Michigan State Spartans were also taken. From U-M: guard Nik Stauskas by Sacramento in the first round; forward Mitch McGary by Oklahoma City in the first round; and forward Glenn Robinson the Third by Minnesota in the second round. From MSU: Forward Adreian Payne by Atlanta in the first round; and guard Gary Harris ended up at Denver after a first round trade with Chicago.