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Michigan Sports

Houston Astros crack 3 homers in 6-3 win over Detroit Tigers

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON — Houston’s win over Detroit on was tempered by news that shortstop Carlos Correa and starter Aaron Sanchez are both heading to the injured list. George Springer, Jose Altuve and Marti n Maldonado homered to lead the Astros to a 6-3 ...

14 hits go for naught in Detroit Tigers’ 5-4 loss at Houston

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON — The Houston Astros allowed 14 hits on Monday night against the Detroit Tigers. They were able to escape with a win despite all the traffic on the bases by making big pitches when it mattered most. Yuli Gurriel had two hits and drove in two runs ...

Tampa Bay Rays’ walkoff single beats Detroit Tigers for 2nd straight day

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Ji-Man Choi raised his arms into the air as he saw his game-winning hit clear the infield. There was good reason to celebrate after the Tampa Bay Rays kept themselves in the AL’s second wild-card spot and avoided a series loss to the woeful ...

Norris gets the start for Tigers in series opener against Rays

By The Associated Press Detroit Tigers (36-82, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (71-51, second in the AL East) St. Petersburg, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Daniel Norris (3-10, 4.94 ERA) Rays: Charlie Morton (13-4, 2.90 ERA) LINE: Rays favored by 1 1/2 ...

Seager’s 3 RBIs lead Mariners over Tigers, 7-2

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Seattle Mariners overcame a slow start and found a way to get past the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Kyle Seager drove in three runs, including two in a three-run third inning, and the Mariners topped the Tigers with a 7-2 victory. "I don't ...

Detroit Red Wings trade for Tampa Bay Lightning forward Adam Erne

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have acquired forward Adam Erne from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a fourth-round pick in the 2020 draft. Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman made the move Wednesday, adding a player he drafted in the second round in 2013 while at Tampa Bay. The ...

Jake Rogers’ arm leads Detroit Tigers to 3-2 victory over Seattle Mariners

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — When Jake Rogers was making his way through the Detroit Tigers farm system, there was one thing everyone noticed. His throwing arm was more than ready for the big leagues. Wednesday night, he used it to help the Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners, ...

Change is the theme with Michigan State Spartans football team this fall

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — Seven months ago, Mark Dantonio shook up his offensive staff, keeping his assistants but switching their roles around. It was a move that reflected the state of the Michigan State program — not necessarily panicking, but certainly aware of ...

Success looks within reach for Michigan Wolverines football team

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR — Jim Harbaugh seems set up for success at Michigan in his fifth season, leading a program that’s a popular choice to win the Big Ten. “That’s where I would pick us,” Harbaugh said. Some are taking another step, predicting the Wolverines ...

Seattle Mariners club 5 home runs in 11-6 win at Detroit Tigers

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT — Kyle Seager left Comerica Park with the first three-homer game of his career and he had no idea how it happened. Seager homered in the fourth, sixth and ninth innings, driving in six runs as the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 11-6 on ...

Rookie Bush makes impact in first game with Steelers

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers expect first-round pick Devin Bush to provide a serious jolt of athleticism and swagger to a young defense. The speedy inside linebacker already made a significant impact in the preseason opener, a 30-28 home victory ...

Dozier, Soler each homer twice as Royals beat Tigers 10-2

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Comerica Park's spacious outfield has frustrated hitters many times over the years. It hasn't been a big deal for Hunter Dozier and Jorge Soler this season. Dozier and Jorge Soler each homered twice Sunday, and the Kansas City Royals beat the ...

Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick is so confident in his talent and team he doesn't get excited when he wins. "It's more of an expectation," Harvick said. He raced to the 47th NASCAR Cup victory of his career and his second in less than a month Sunday, ...