MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Aaron Hicks hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 win over the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers last night. J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run to give Detroit a 3-2 lead in the top of the ninth. Trevor Plouffe drew a one-out walk against Joe Nathan and was replaced by pinch-runner Doug Bernier. Bernier scored when center fielder Ezequiel Carrera dived for a line drive off the bat of Kurt Suzuki and missed it.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Detroit has put cornerback Nevin Lawson on injured reserve after he went down with dislocated toes Sunday in the Lions' loss to Carolina. The Lions also signed cornerback Danny Gorrer, promoted linebacker Julian Stanford from the practice squad and signed linebacker Jerrell Harris to the practice squad. Detroit had to put cornerback Bill Bentley and tackle Corey Hilliard on injured reserve after the season opener against the New York Giants.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Eleventh-ranked Michigan State returns to the field Saturday to face Eastern Michigan. The euphoria from last season's Rose Bowl run hasn't worn off. Now the question is whether the Spartans can do enough against their remaining opponents to earn a spot in college football's four-team playoff.
DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with defenseman Danny DeKeyser on a two-year deal. DeKeyser is coming off a rookie season in which he had four goals and 19 assists in 65 games. He averaged 21:38 of ice time.
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