Sports: Tigers Win on Walk-off
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Jose Iglesias singled in the winning run in the ninth inning to give the Tigers a 2-1 win over the White Sox in Detroit Friday afternoon. Nick Castellanos set up the winning score when Alexei Ramirez missed the tag at second base as he slid in with a double.
Yoenis Cespedes homered in the fourth to tie the game at one for Detroit, which improved to 9-and-1 on the season. Joakim Soria got the win after David Price pitched eight innings of one-run ball. Former Tiger Avisail (ah-vah-sye-EEL) Garcia homered in the second for Chicago. Zach Duke took the loss.
The two teams play game-two of their three-game series this afternoon. Broadcast time is 12:40 on WBCK. Anibal Sanchez will take the mound for Detroit, up against White Sox ace Chris Sale.
In other action....
San Diego Padres 5, Chicago Cubs 4
Washington Nationals 7, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Milwaukee Brewers 3
Atlanta Braves 8, Toronto Blue Jays 7
Boston Red Sox 3, Baltimore Orioles 2
New York Mets 4, Miami Marlins 1
NewYork Yankees 5, Tampa Bay Rays 4
Kansas City Royals 6, Oakland Athletics 4
Minnesota Twins 3, Cleveland Indians 2 (F/11)
Los Angeles Angels 6, Houston Astros 3
Texas Rangers 3, Seattle Mariners 1
St. Louis Cardinals 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Colorado Rockies 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 9, San Francisco Giants 0
The Detroit Red Wings are back on the ice this afternoon when they play game two of their first round playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The puck drops at 3:00 p.m. The Wings are coming off a 3-to-2 game-one win on Thursday to lead the best of seven series 1-0. Pavel Datsyuk scored twice, and Luke Glendening score the game winner on a short-handed goal. Rookie goaltender Petr Mrazek made 44 saves in his NHL playoff debut. The Washington Capitals and Nashville Predators picked up big wins as the Stanley Cup Playoffs continued Friday night. The Caps overcame a pair of two-goal deficits to capture a 4-3 win over the Islanders. Washington evened the best-of-seven series at a game apiece with the win. The Preds evened their series with the Blackhawks by skating to a 6-2 win in Game Two in Nashville. The Canucks also got even with the Flames by notching a 4-1 win in Game Two in Vancouver.
Meanwhile, the Canadiens grabbed a 2-0 lead in their series with the Senators by collecting a 3-2 overtime victory in Montreal. The playoffs roll on with four more opening-round games on Saturday.
Montreal Canadiens 3, Ottawa Senators 2 (OT) (Canadiens lead 2-0)
Washington Nationals 4, New York Islanders 3(Series tied 1-1)
Nashville Predators 6, Chicago Blackhawks 2(Series tied 1-1)
Vancouver Canucks 4, Calgary Flames 1(Series tied 1-1)
The NBA playoffs commence on Saturday with four games. The Toronto Raptors host the Washington Wizards in an early afternoon tilt, while the other Eastern Conference match up has the Chicago Bulls hosting the young, pesky Milwaukee Bucks.
Out West, the top-seeded Golden State Warriors open their series against Anthony Davis and the up-and-coming Pelicans. The nightcap pits James Harden and the Houston Rockets against the Dallas Mavericks.
Troy Merritt, who turned pro in 2008 but has never won a PGA Tour event, equaled the 21-year-old Harbour Town Golf Links course record with a 10-under-par 61 on Friday, vaulting him past defending champion Matt Kuchar into the lead at 12-under. Merritt equaled the record David Frost set in the second round of the 1994 tournament. Kuchar and John Merrick share second at 8-under. Masters champion Jordan Spieth fired a 9-under 62 on Friday and has moved into a share of seventh at 6-under.