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Michigan Sports

Shohei Ohtani hurts Detroit Tigers with homer on Saturday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered for the fourth time in five games and matched his high for homers in a season as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 Saturday night. Ohtani, who announced Friday that he would participate in next month’s All-Star Home Run Derby, ...

Detroit Tigers fall in 11 innings, 9-6, vs. Mariners on Wednesday

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Fraley made a game-saving catch in the ninth inning, then drove in the go-ahead run in the 11th to lead the Seattle Mariners over the Detroit Tigers 9-6 on Wednesday night. Fraley robbed Isaac Paredes of a game-ending homer with one out in the ninth, reaching well over ...

Detroit Tigers come back from early deficit to bounce Seattle 8-3 on Thursday

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop homered and Isaac Paredes hit a go-ahead single as the Detroit Tigers rallied from a first-inning deficit and took advantage of three errors to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 Thursday. Mitch Haniger put Seattle ahead against Tyler Alexander with the first of his ...

Olympic medalist, Flint native Claressa Shields makes MMA debut tonight

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer Claressa Shields has narrowed her walkout music for her MMA debut down to three songs. She needs a tune she can dance to on the way to the cage, though the gold gladiator costume and her customary entrance theatrics will be left behind with her boxing ...

Doug Wojcik named Michigan State Spartans assistant men’s basketball coach

EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo has promoted Doug Wojcik to assistant coach, replacing Dane Fife. Izzo also hired three former Spartans on Monday. Fife left the program in April to be the associate head coach at Indiana under Mike Woodson. Wojcik returned to ...

Detroit Tigers place pitcher Michael Fulmer on 10-day injured list

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO — The Detroit Tigers placed right-hander Michael Fulmer on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a right shoulder strain. The 28-year-old Fulmer hasn’t appeared in a big league game since May 30, and the IL move was made retroactive to ...

Detroit Tigers take it on the chin Sunday, 3-0, at Chicago White Sox

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO — Tony La Russa credited a long list of mentors. He paid tribute to his players, staff and family. He talked about working with strong ownership and front offices over the years. For La Russa, it was their moment just as much as his. “There’s a ...

Chicago White Sox outduel Detroit Tigers, 4-1, on Thursday

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — Yoan Moncada and Jake Lamb supplied the early power. Yasmani Grandal and Tim Anderson delivered late. Lance Lynn came through with another solid start, and Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa moved into position to make a jump on baseball’s ...

Detroit Lions’ defensive tackle Jashon Cornell suspended 3 games

ALLEN PARK (AP) — Detroit Lions defensive tackle Jashon Cornell was suspended by the NFL for the first three games of the season for violating the league’s policy and program on substances of abuse. The NFL said Thursday that Cornell can play in preseason games and participate in practices ...