The Detroit Tigers scrapped out two runs in the seventh inning and beat the New York Yankees 2-1 in a pitchers duel on Monday night at Comerica Park. Alfredo Simon got the win over CC Sabathia. Sabathia allowed two runs and seven hits over eight innings, while Simon allowed one run and seven hits over seven and a third. Joba Chamberlain got a double play ball to get the Tigers
Yoenis Cespedes hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in six runs, as the Detroit Tigers crushed the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Sunday. Victor Martinez added three hits and an RBI for the Tigers (10-2) who open a four game series with the Yankees on Monday night at Comerica Park.
The Tampa Bay Lightning got even with the Red Wings, winning game two of a best-of-seven series 5-1 on Saturday in Florida. Tomas Tatar scored the lone goal for the Wings, who host games three and four at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday and Thursday.