CHICAGO (AP) - Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw scored power-play goals in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks avoided elimination with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night. Daniel Cleary scored for the second straight game for Detroit, which will have another chance to close out the top-seeded Blackhawks in Game 6 tomorrow night.
DETROIT (AP) - Doug Fister's one shaky inning was enough to send the Detroit Tigers to defeat. Joe Mauer homered and had three hits, helping the Minnesota Twins snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Tigers yesterday. Mauer had already earned the ire of Detroit fans when he broke up Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid in the ninth inning Friday night. He was booed when came to bat in the first inning Saturday - then booed some more after his solo homer to right field.
DETROIT (AP) - Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected from yesterday's game at Comerica Park while arguing a call at second base. Gardenhire came out to argue an interference call during the third inning, and was thrown out of the game by second base umpire Joe West.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Kyle Busch dominated at Charlotte Motor Speedway again on Saturday, racing to his sixth Nationwide Series victory of the season and record seventh career win at the North Carolina track. Ten years and a day after his Nationwide debut, Busch won for the record 57th time in the series.
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