Sports Roundup: Tigers Sweep Chi-Sox
The rain held off in Chicago, long enough for the Tigers to get a two-game sweep the White Sox with a 5-1 win on Wednesday. Four games on the east coast were washed out yesterday. The Tigers got all the runs they needed in a four-run fourth. Bryan Holaday capped the rally with a two-run double. Both Victor Martinez and Bryan Holaday had two RBI. Max Scherzer threw six scoreless innings, scattering four hits and striking out s and improved to 3-1. Detroit is off today and will finish their road trip with a weekend series against the Kansas City Royals. The Tigers send Rick Porcello to the hill. Broadcast time is 7:45 on WBCK-FM.
Tigers Prospect to Start Tuesday
Tigers pitching prospect Robbie Ray will take the place of Anibal Sanchez in the rotation and make his Major League debut next week. Ray will take the mound for Tuesday's game against the Astros at Comerica Park. Sanchez, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a blister last Saturday, tossed the ball a little bit Wednesday, to stay loose. Ray, who was acquired as part of the Doug Fister trade, is 3-and-2 with a 1.59 ERA with the Toledo Mud Hens this year.
Dodgers win 10,000 games
It took more than a hundred years, but the Dodgers become the 4th franchise to win 10,000 major league baseball games. The Tigers are set to go over 9,000 this season.
The Spurs took a 3-2 series lead over the Mavericks with a 109-103 win in San Antonio. The Raptors held off a furious fourth quarter rally from the Nets to grab a 115-113 victory from the Air Canada Centre. Toronto leads the series 3-2. Houston avoided elimination behind a breakout performance from Jeremy Lin, sinking the Trail Blazers, 108-98, at the Toyota Center. The Rockets trail Portland 3-2. Three teams have the chance to advance tonight. The Hawks lead the Pacers 3 games to 2. Memphis leads Oklahoma City 3-2. The Clippers have a 3-2 advantage over Golden State.
Mike D'Antoni resigned as Lakers head coach Wednesday night.
The Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers are onto the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Kings defeated the San Jose Sharks 5-1 to become just the fourth team to rally from a 3-0 series deficit. L.A. plays the Anaheim Ducks in next round. The Wild beat the Avalanche 5-4 in overtime. They’ll play the Blackhawks next. The Rangers nipped the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 and will play Pittsburgh. The Bruins and Canadiens start their series tonight. The Vancouver Canucks fired Coach John Tortorella after just one season. The Canucks missed the playoffs despite being 10 games over .500 in late January.
High School Baseball
St. Phillip and BC Central split a pair. Zach Nelson had a 9 to 1 complete game win for St. Phillip in 1 win. In game two, Jarred Miller drove in Jesse Mosier for the winning run in a Bearcats 8-7 win.
Lakeview 8, Marshall 0.
Harper Creek 5, Sturgis 3
Hillsdale 5, St. Philip 3
Lakeview 8, BC Central 0. Marti Floyd with 2 goals and 2 assists.
Pennfield 8, Maple Valley 0. Kirsten Reid and Madison Rench each had two goals.
Coldwater 2, Harper Creek 0
Marshall 7, Sturgis 0: Lauren Feasel had three goals.
Delton Kellogg 2, Olivet 0 Sarah Rendon had both goals.
Calhoun Christian 8, Barry County Christian 0 Kendra Spencer scored four goals.
Heisman Winner in Trouble Again
Jameis Winston is in trouble with the law again. Shortly after nine on Tuesday night, the Florida State quarterback left a Publix near campus without paying for 32-dollars worth of crab legs. Leon County Sheriff's Major Mike Wood says he was slapped with a civil citation. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner must pay back the store back and serve community service. Winston is also a pitcher on the Seminoles' baseball team, but has been suspended indefinitely.