UNDATED (WHTC) - Bryan Holaday and Victor Martinez each drove in two runs, while Max Scherzer allowed four hits with seven strikeouts over six innings, as the Tigers beat the White Sox at US Cellular Field yesterday, 5-1. Tomorrow evening, while Chicago visits Cleveland, Detroit opens a weekend series at Kansas City, with coverage on 1450 WHTC at 7:45 PM.
Nate Schierholz drove in three runs and Anthony Rizzo scored three times, including hitting a two-run homer, as the Cubs won in Cincinnati last night, 9-4. Chicago is home to St. Louis at Wrigley Field tomorrow.
Buck Farmer scattered five hits with 12 strikeouts over seven innings as he pitched the Whitecaps to victory at Lake County last night, 4-1. The series at Classic Park in Eastlake, near Cleveland, concludes this evening; broadcast time on 1450 WHTC and http://whtc.com/listen-live is at 6:25 PM.
The Blackhawks will be home for the start of the Western Conference Semifinals, as Minnesota booked its place in the best-of-seven NHL Stanley Cup playoff series by winning in overtime at Colorado last night, 5-4. The first game is at the United Center in Chicago tomorrow evening.
Markus Granlund’s goal with 1:02 left enabled visiting Abbotsford to edge the Griffins in AHL Calder Cup playoff action last night, 2-1. Grand Rapids still leads the best-of-five Western Conference Quarterfinals, two games to one, and hosts the Heat at Van Andel Arena tomorrow evening.