The Detroit Tigers belted out 19 hits and beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Friday night to move a game and a half up in the Central Division. Ian Kinsler had three hits, including a home run and a double, and drove in three runs for the Tigers, who face the Royals in Kansas City on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a three game series.
Tahson Winters retruned a fumble and an interception in the 4th quarter to seal a 37-22 Port Huron High victory over Grosse Pointe South at Memorial Stadium. DeAngelo Sanderson rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns for PHHS, who improved to (3-1) overall and (3-0) in the MAC-White.
The lowely Minnesota Twins took two out of three from the Detroit Tigers, with an 8-4 win in Minnesota on Wednesday night. The Tigers lead over Kansas City slipped to a half game as the teams prepare to meet in Kansas City for a three game series that will begin on Friday night. Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including two doubles, and an RBI in the loss.
Trailing 2-0 going into the ninth, the Detroit Tigers took the lead on a two-out three-run home run from JD Martinez. However, the Twins came back and scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth off Joe Nathan and beat the Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night, to end the Tigers four game winning streak. The teams complete a three game series on Wednesday night in Minnesota.
The Detroit Tigers blew a six run lead on Monday night, but used back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning from Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-6 in the first game of a three game series. Kyle Ryan pitched to one batter in the eight and got a double play to earn the win for the Tigers, while Joakim Soria picked up his first save as a Tiger. Game two
Ian Kinsler and JD Martinez each hit a home run and knocked in two runs on Sunday, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4 to sweep a three game series at Comerica Park. The win moves the Tigers a game and a half ahead of Kansas City in the Central Division. The Tigers start a three game series in Minnesota on Monday.
The Detroit Lions had three turnovers and missed two field goals on Sunday in a 24-7 loss at Carolina to the Panthers. The loss puts Detroit at 1-1 on the season. Jed Collins had the lone Lions touchdown on a pass from Matt Stafford, who passed for 291 yards in the game. Detroit is home to Green Bay next week.
Alex Avila hit a go ahead two run home run in the bottom of the eighth to give the Detroit Tigers a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night. The win allowed the Tigers to stay in first place in the Central by a half game over Kansas City. Victor Martinez also had a home run for Detroit, who goes for a series sweep over the Indians on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park.
Derrick Green rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns, as Michigan pulled away from Miami of Ohio in the second half and won 34-10 on Saturday in Ann Arbor. Devin Gardner added 184 yards passing and two touchdowns for the Wolverines, who will play host to Utah next Saturday.
Jarrett Mathison scored four touchdowns to lead the Marine City Mariners to a 38-23 win over the Marysville Vikings on Friday night. Mathison rushed for 133 yards and three scores and also had 96 yards recieving and a score. Trevor Quandt added 117 yards rushing and a touchdown. The Vikings Phill Griffor passed for 210 yards and two touchdowns.