Sports: Tigers Mauled 13-1
From the Michigan Radio Network….
Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs as the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers, 13-1, in the opener of a three-game set at Comerica Park last night.
Lonnie Chisenhall added a two-run shot for the Tribe, who cranked out 15 hits. Danny Salazar struck out 11 over seven innings to improve to 2-and-0. Nick Castellanos clubbed a solo homer for the Tigers, who have dropped four in-a-row. Shane Greene was shelled for eight runs and nine hits in four-plus frames to fall to 3-and-1. The two team play game-two of their series this afternoon. Broadcast time is 12:40 on WBCK. Alfredo Simon will take the mound for Detroit, up against Trevor Bauer of the Tribe.
New York Yankees 6, New York Mets 1
Boston Red Sox 7, Baltimore Orioles 5
Philadelphia Phillies 1, Atlanta Braves 0
Cleveland Indians 13, DetroitTigers 1
Chicago Cubs 7, Cincinnati Reds 3 (11 innings)
Miami Marlins 3, Washington Nationals 2
Tampa Bay Rays 12, Toronto Blue jays 3
Kansas City at Chicago Suspended
St. Louis Cardinals 3, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Colorado Rockies 6, San Francisco Giants 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 1
Los Angeles Angels 3, Texas Rangers 2
Houston Astros 5, Oakland Athletics 4 (11 innings)
Seattle Mariners 2, Minnesota Twins 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 3, San Diego Padres 0
Red Wings in Tampa
The Detroit Red Wings are back on the ice tonight when they visit the Tampa Bay Lightning for game-five of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The puck drops at 6:00 p.m. The Lightning tied the series at two games a piece with a 3-to-2 overtime win at the Joe on Thursday. The Wings must win another game in Tampa Bay, where the Lightning boasted the best home record in the league (32-8-1) and outplayed them by a significant margin the first two games.
The Rangers advanced while the Senators survived in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Friday night. The Rangers closed out their East quarterfinal series with the Penguins with a 2-1 overtime win in Game Five in New York. The Senators extended their East series with the Canadiens with a 5-1 victory in Montreal. The Sens now trail 3-2 in the best-of-seven set after losing the first three games. Meanwhile, the Wild bashed the Blues, 4-1, to grab a 3-2 lead in their West quarterfinal series. The playoffs continue with four games on Saturday.
Ottawa Senators 5, Montreal Canadiens 1 (Canadiens lead 3-2)
NY Rangers 2, Pittsburgh Penguins 1 (OT) (Rangers won 4-1)
MinnesotaWild 4, St. Louis Blues 1 (Wild lead 3-2)
MSU Spring Game Today
The Michigan State Spartans will play their annual Green-White spring game this afternoon at Spartan Stadium. Kick-off is 2:00 p.m. The game pits the 2015 team split into two teams, which were created by a draft earlier in the week. The Spring Game is good way to see where the team stands in the early stages of the season, after spring practices. QB Conner Cook will lead the "white" team, and the "green" team will be led by defensive end Shilique Calhoun.
The Wizards and Rockets moved a step closer to the second round, while the defending champion Spurs flexed their muscles as the NBA Playoffs continued Friday night. The Wizards grabbed a 3-0 lead in their East quarterfinal series with the Raptors with a 106-99 win in Washington. The Rockets also took a 3-0 lead on the Mavericks with a 130-128 victory in Dallas. Both the Wizards and Rockets can secure a spot in the second round with wins on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Spurs clobbered the Clippers, 100-73, in Game Three of their West series.San Antonionow has a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven set. The playoffs roll on with four games on Saturday.
Washington Wizards 106, Toronto Raptors 99 (Wizards lead series 3-0)
Houston Rockets 130, Dallas Mavericks 128 (Rockets lead series 3-0)
San Antonio Spurs 100, Los Angeles Clippers 73 (Spurs lead series 2-1)
Lakeview Wins All-City Track Meet
Lakeview’s boys and girls track teams won the 55th annual All-City Track meet. Lakeview's Jon Haadsma and Battle Creek Central's Ayrianna Smith were named the Most Outstanding Male and Female Athletes for the meet. The Spartan boys' and girls' teams won the city championship for the sixth straight season.
KCC Wins Two
Another doubleheader sweep for the KCC Bruins softball team, as they beat Muskegon Community College, 7-1 and 6-1. The Bruins are 26-4 in conference play and 33-10 overall.