The Richmond Blue Devils beat Marysville 20-12 to open the high school football season on Thursday night. D'Sean Hamilton rushed for 90 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns, including a 55 yard run in the 4th quarter. The Vikings got two scores and 72 yards rushing from Ryan Ellul. Richmond begins league play in the BWAC against Yale next week, while Marysville opens play
The Detroit Tigers managed just two hits on Thursday and lost 2-0 to the Angels at Comerica Park. Detroit wasted a solid start from Randy Wolf, who took the loss despite allowing just one run and five hits over seven innings of work. The Tigers begin a three game series in Toronto on Friday night.
Justin Verlander lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning on a lead off double from Chris Iannetta, however, he pitched the Tigers to a 5-0 win on Wednesday night over the Angels. Verlander tossed a complete game allowing just one hit while striking out nine. He became just the third pitcher in the history of the Tigers to strike out 1900 batters with his 8th strike out of the
Alfredo Simon allowed three runs to score on wild pitches, as he allowed eight runs total, in an 8-7 loss to the Angels on Tuesday night. Miguel Cabrera had three hits and three RBI in the loss, while James McCann added a two run home run for the Tigers. Detroit has lost five in a row and hosts the Angels again on Wednesday night.
Detroit was cruising with a 5-0 lead in Cincinnati on Monday night, until the Reds erupted for ten runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, and went on to beat the Tigers 12-5. Cincinnati sent 14 men to the plate in the sixth inning and got home runs from Eugenio Suarez and Brandon Phillips after being held to one hit over the first five innings. JD Martinez hit a three run home run