DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers held on for an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox last night. Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer. Justin Verlander had little to worry about after allowing a first-inning homer to Jose Abreu. He allowed two runs and eight hits, striking out seven and walking two.
DETROIT (AP) - Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Boston Bruins a 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings last night for a 2-1 playoff series lead. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period. Patrice Bergeron added an empty-net goal late in the game. The Presidents' Trophy-winning Bruins are ahead for the first time in the opening-round series.
DETROIT (AP) - Chris Sale figures his arm injury could have been a lot worse. The Chicago White Sox believe Sale has a strained muscle in his throwing arm. The ace left-hander was officially put on the 15-day DL on Tuesday. There does not appear to be any ligament damage.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Pistons say they're shifting their radio broadcasts to WMGC-FM. The Pistons signed a multi-year contract with the station. The team's games have been carried by WXYT-AM and -FM. The team says WMGC will broadcast all 82 regular-season games ad any playoff games.
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