The Detroit Tigers opened their final home stand of the regular season on Monday night with a 2-0 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Tyler Flowers hit a two run home run in the second inning for the only runs of the game. The second game of a three game series is set for Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist as the Detroit Red Wings opened the pre-season with a 2-1 win in Pittsburgh on Monday night. Tomas Tatar also had a goal for the Wings, who play in Chicago on Tuesday.
The Kansas City Royals avoided a three game sweep with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Ian Kinsler hit a home run for the Tigers, who lead the Central by a game and a half with seven games to play. The Tigers open a three game series with the Chicago White Sox on Monday night at Comerica Park.