Apr 3rd, 2014 - Sports News
DETROIT (AP) — Ian Kinsler homered and drove in the winning run with a single in the 10th inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Wednesday.
Max Scherzer pitched eight scoreless innings for the Tigers, but Joe Nathan blew his first save chance since signing with Detroit in the offseason.
Kinsler, acquired from Texas for Prince Fielder in a November blockbuster trade, homered in the fourth and won the game with a line drive to left-center field off Tim Collins.
Detroit benefited from two replay overturns at first base. The second enabled Al Alburquerque to get out of the top of the 10th.
— Instant replay is a hit so far at Comerica Park.
The Detroit Tigers benefited from a pair of reviews that overturned calls at first base in Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals.
In the sixth inning, Tyler Collins of the Tigers was initially called out at first, giving Kansas City a 4-6-3 double play. The play was reviewed and Collins was ruled safe, although Detroit didn't score that inning.
In the 10th, Kansas City's Norichika Aoki was called safe at first, and it looked like the Royals would have first and third with two outs and the game tied.
But upon further review, the throw barely beat Aoki. He was called out to end the threat.
May 30th, 2014 - Local News
(Mlive)-- Police believe a woman was driving while intoxicated when she crashed into a Walgreens Pharmacy building Thursday night near 68th Street SW and South Division Avenue.
Kent County sheriff'...
May 29th, 2014 - Local News
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May 30th, 2014 - State News
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan secretary of state's office is expanding its most popular online services to select Triple A branches.
The ExpressSOS DOT com will be accessible through...
May 29th, 2014 - State News
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Labor and community organizers have submitted about 320,000 petition signatures calling for a Michigan ballot initiative to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017.
May 30th, 2014 - National News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis is in the grip of one of its most violent years on record.
The Indiana capital has already recorded 60 homicides and is on pace to have its deadliest year in eigh...
May 29th, 2014 - National News
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding a White House Summit today to draw attention to young athletes and concussions.
Among those attending will be representatives of professional s...
May 30th, 2014 - International News
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Another diver has died while searching for bodies inside a sunken South Korean ferry.
A government task force spokesman says the civilian diver was underwater today, cut...
May 29th, 2014 - International News
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president says 14 soldiers were killed when a government military helicopter was shot down in eastern Ukraine today.
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov says rebel...
May 30th, 2014 - Sports News
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fifth to back Rick Porcello's eighth victory, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Thursday for a split ...
May 29th, 2014 - Sports News
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending, three-run homer off Joe Nathan with one out in the ninth inning and Scott Kazmir pitched his first complete game in nearly eight years as the...
May 22nd, 2014 - Health News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic sea creatures called comb jellies may reshape how scientists view cell development as their genes suggest they have more than one way to make a nervous system.
Apr 8th, 2014 - Health News
LONDON (AP) — Doctors in London researching spinal cord injuries say they've had success using an experimental treatment on four patients now.
They've gotten them to stand and move their legs by ...