The Detroit Lions shutout the Buffalo Bills 23-0 on Thursday to close out the pre-season. Kellen Moore was 17 of 28 for 172 yards and two touchdowns for the Lions, who open the regular season on September 8 against the New York Giants.
Bret Zihlavsky caught two touchdown passes and threw one, as Richmond opened the high school football season with a 47-0 win at Marysville on Thursday night. Stefan Fenwick rushed for 112 yards, 95 on a fourth quarter touchdown run. First year starter Trevor Barrett threw for 90 yards and two touchdowns.
Alex Avila drove in two runs, including the game winner in the bottom of the ninth, as the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Thursday at Comerica Park. Detroit heads to Chicago to start a four game series with the White Sox on Friday night.
David Price allowed nine consecutive hits in the third inning, as the New York Yankees scored all eight of their runs to take an 8-4 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night. Victor Martinez hit a solo home runs for the Tigers, who also got RBI from Miguel Cabrera, Torii Hunter, and Nick Castellanos. The final game of a three game series is set for Thursday afternoon at Comerica
Rick Porcello scattered nine hits over eight innings and pitched the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night at Comerica Park. JD Martinez had three hits for Detroit, and scored two runs while knocking in one. The second game of a three game series is set for Wednesday night.