Sports: Tigers Drop 8th Straight
(Source: Michigan Radio Network, Associated Press)
Alex Wilson hit former Tiger Avisail Garcia with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Chicago White Sox a 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field Friday night. Nick Castellanos and Josh Wilson combined to drive in all three runs for Detroit, which dropped its eighth straight game. Wilson fell to 1-and-2 with the loss and Joakim Soria blew his second save of the season. Detroit will look to end the skid tonight in game-two of the series. Broadcast time is 6:50 p.m. on WBCK. David Price will take the mound for Detroit, up against John Danks of the Sox.
The Tigers are off Monday and play the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday and Wednesday night. Broadcast time is 6:40 p.m. on WBCK.
The Bombers and Lakeshore Chinooks were tied 4-4 when the game was suspended due to darkness at Kapco Park. They’ll finish it at 5 p.m. today and then play the regularly scheduled game. The Bombers play at Green Bay on Sunday and Monday and then head down to Wausau to play the Wisconsin Woodchucks.
The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Friday that star guard Kyrie Irving suffered a fractured left knee cap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and will soon undergo surgery.
Irving, who was battling a lingering knee issue this postseason, left Thursday's 108-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors during overtime with the injury. The timetable for Irving's return to the court is 3-to-4 months.
The Stanley Cup Finals will resume on Saturday, when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Chicago Blackhawks looking to avoid the dreaded 2-0 hole. Chicago got goals from Teuvo Teravainen and Antoine Vermette in a come-from- behind Game 1 victory.
The puck drops at 8:00 p.m.
Gull Lake’s girls' soccer team scored four second half goals to beat Holland Christian 5-1 and win a regional championship. Gull Lake senior Amanda Pavletic scored three goals in the win. Junior goalkeeper Regan Troff allowed one goal early in the match and none the rest of the way. Gull Lake (23-1-1) advances to face 10th-ranked DeWitt (14-2-6) in Tuesday's state semifinals at Grand Rapids Christian High School, beginning at 6 p.m. The winner will advance to the state championship on June 12 at MSU.
Thirteen-time LPGA of Japan (JLPGA) winner Chie Arimura (Kumamoto, Japan) carded a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Friday at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship to grab the 18-hole lead by two shots over a cluster of six players at 4-under 68 including former Michigan State golfer Liz Nagel.
It was a scoreable day as 18 players carded a 3-under 69 or better and 45 players finished under par.
Lakeview golfer Andrew Walker finished with a 2-under 70 after Day 1 of the Division 1 MHSAA State Finals, held in Big Rapids. Lakeview, ranked No. 6 in the state, was seventh overall going into today’s final round.
High School Baseball
Saturday at 10 a.m.:
Coldwater plays Stevensville Lakeshore
Climax-Scotts takes on Morenci.
Bronson plays Quincy.
Athens plays Morenci at noon Saturday.
David Lingmerth fired a 7-under 65 in Friday's second round and jumped into the lead at the Memorial.
Pistons Name Exec
Longtime sports agent Arn Tellem will become vice chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainment, a position that will make him a Detroit Pistons ownership liaison.
Tellem will not have say over basketball activities but will hold extensive sway over business operations and report directly to Pistons owner Tom Gores, the team announced this morning. Yahoo! Sports was first to report Tellem's hiring, which the Pistons confirmed today.
Win a Baseball Trip to Chicago!
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