Sports: Tigers take series at Yankee Stadium with 4-1 Win
The Tigers took two of three from the Yankees in New York thanks to the pitching of Michael Fulmer and the hitting of Ian Kinsler. The Tigers won 4-1. Fulmer pitched 6 innings of shutout ball, giving up just two hits. The Tigers’ rookie has worked 28 1/3 consecutive innings without giving up a run. Nick Castellanos knocked in the first Tiger run with a sacrifice fly in the 4th. Victor Martinez had and RBI in the 5th, and Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer in the 7th to seal the victory. Miguel Cabrera had two hits, hitting the 2,400 and becoming the 5th youngest player to reach the mark. Detroit is tied for second, three games behind Cleveland in the Central Division. The Tigers are in Chicago tonight in the first of three with the White Sox. Matt Boyd starts for Detroit. Broadcast time is 7:45 on WBCK.
The Battle Creek Bombers beat the Lakeshore Chinooks on Sunday by a score of 2-0. Jordan Horak pitched six innings for the Bombers, giving up two hits and striking out five. First inning doubles by Daniel Jipping and Christian Helsel knocked in the only two runs of the game. The Bombers are 8-5 pm the season. They face the Chinooks on the road again tonight.
The Penguins beat the Sharks 3-1 Sunday night in San Jose to win hockey’s Stanley Cup.
Kris Letang scored his third goal of the playoffs at 7:46 of the second period to give the Penguins the go-ahead goal. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the playoffs. Matt Murray stopped 18 of 19 shots for the win.
Golden State can win the NBA Championship with a victory tonight in Oakland, but they’ll have to do it without former Spartan Draymond Green. Green will be suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. He struck LeBron James between the legs late in the fourth quarter of Game 4 after James shoved Green to the ground and proceeded to walk over him. A double foul was called. Green had already accumulated three flagrant points prior to Game 4 so his fourth point automatically triggered a one-game suspension.
Joey Logano pulled away from the pack to win the FireKeepers Casino 400, becoming the 10th driver to win a NASCAR race this season. The pole-setter moved past rookie Chase Elliott on lap 153 Sunday and stayed ahead for the 15th Sprint Cup series victory of his career. Elliott finished second, followed by Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick at Michigan International Speedway.
Daniel Berger finished 13 under par to win the PGA's St. Jude's Classic. The 23-year-old Berger posted a three-shot victory over Phil Mickelson, Brooks Koepka and Steve Stricker. The U.S. Open starts Thursday at Oakmont.
Brooke Henderson beat top-ranked Lydia Ko with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff Sunday in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship after overcoming a three-shot deficit on the back nine.
The 18-year-old Canadian, ranked No. 4 in the world, closed with a bogey-free 6-under 65. The 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give runs Tuesday through Sunday at Blythefield Country Club. The field will consist of 10 of the Top 10 and 43 of the Top 50 on the 2016 Money List. Included in the field are world No. 1 Lydia Ko.
Armstrong in Kalamazoo
Lance Armstrong plans to be in Kalamazoo for a "Finishing the Ride" event in honor of the five cyclists killed when they were hit by a pickup truck. Armstrong says the collision on June 7th in Cooper Township is the worst he's seen and he's not sure he's emotionally ready for the ride. Armstrong says a fear of being struck by a vehicle is shared by all cyclists.