Jose Iglesias singled home the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Friday at Comerica Park. Yoenis Cespedes knocked in the other Tiger run with a home run. Detroit (9-1) got another terrific start from David Price, who went 8 innings and allowed one run on four hits with nine strike outs. The Tigers and White
The Red Wings Luke Glendening's third period short handed goal was the difference in a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Pavel Datsyuk had the other two Detroit goals in game one of a best-of-seven series. The real story was Petr Mrazek, who stopped 44 shots in his first career playoff start and helped stop wave after wave of Lightning attacks. Tampa
Seven players scored in double figures for the Pistons, as they closed out the season with a 112-90 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday. Reggie Jackson had 24, Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 17 each, and Caron Butler 14 for Detroit. In their first season under coach Stan Van Gundy the Pistons go (32-50) and miss the playoffs.
Rajai Davis led off the sixth inning with a solo home run and the Tigers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Wednesday for their second straight shutout win and fourth in nine games this season. The Tigers (8-1) got eight innings from Alfredo Simon, who allowed just two hits, and a perfect ninth inning from closer Joakim Soria who earned his fourth save. The Tigers are home to face the
Shane Greene allowed just three hits in eight innings of work, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Tuesday night. Rajai Davis and Ian Kinsler drove in runs for the Tigers, who improved to 7-1 on the season. The final game of a three game series is set for Wednesday night in Pittsburgh.
LeBron James had 21 points, ten rbounds, and 11 assists for his 39th career triple-double, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 109-97 win over the Pistons on Monday night. JR Smith made eight three pointers and finished with 28 for the Cavs. Andre Drummond had 20, Caron Butler 19, and Reggie Jackson 18 for the Pistons. Detroit closes out the season on Wednesday at New York.
Anibal Sanchez struck out nine, but allowed three home runs on Monday, as the Tigers lost for the first time this season, 5-4 in Pittsburgh. JD Martinez hit a home run and knocked in two for the Tigers, while Miguel Cabrera added two hits, two runs, and an RBI. Game two of a three game series is set for Tuesday night in Pittsburgh.
In their final home game of the season the Pistons nailed 16 three pointers and crushed the Charlotte Hornets 116-77. Jodie Meeks had 24 to lead six Pistons in double figures in scoring. Greg Monroe had 17 points 15 rebounds, while Andre Drummond scored 15 with 19 rebounds. The Pistons final two games are on the road, with one in Cleveland on Monday.
Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including two home runs, and drove in four runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 8-5 on Sunday to sweep a three game series in Ohio. The Tigers have won six in a row to start the season. JD Martinez added three hits, including a home run, and knocked in three runs. The Tigers play in Pittsburgh on Monday.
The Detroit Red Wings finished third in the Atlantic Division and will play Tampa Bay in the first round of the NHL playoffs, after closing out the regular season with a 2-0 win Carolina on Saturday. Petr Mrazek made 35 saves for the shutout win. Landon Ferraro and Joakim Andersson scored goals.