The Detroit Red Wings have signed free agent Dan Cleary to a one year deal worth $1.5 million. The 35 year old forward had four goals and eight points in 52 games last season in Detroit.
11 different Tigers players had a hit as Detroit opened a four game series in Kansas City with a 16-4 win over the Royals on Thursday night. Miguel Cabrera, JD Martinez, and Torii Hunter all had three RBI as the Tigers pounded out 8 doubles among their 19 hits. Hunter hit a home run. Game two of the series is Friday night. Detroit has won three in a row.
Max Scherzer allowed one run on four hits and struck out seven in seven innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 4-1 victory over the LA Dodgers and a sweep in a two game series at Comerica Park. Ian Kinsler, Don Kelly, Nick Castellanos, and Torii Hunter drove in runs for the Tigers, who play in Kansas City on Thursday.