The Boston Red Sox scored eight late runs, and routed the Detroit Tigers 11-3 Saturday. The Sox broke open a 3-3 tie with three runs off Warwick Saupold in the seventh. Saupold took the loss. They added five more in the eighth off Arcenio Leon.
The Tigers wrap up that series at Boston tonight. Daniel Norris will pitch against Drew Pomeranz. Pregame coverage will begin at 7:40 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.
The Milwaukee Brewers collected only two hits, and fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Saturday. One of those hit was a two-run homer by Hernán Pérez, which gave the Crew the lead in the fourth inning. Arizona came back, with a run in the fifth, and two in the sixth off Junior Guerra, who gave up five hits and took the loss.
The Brewers conclude that series at Arizona tonight. Chase Anderson will start against Robbie Ray.
Before yesterday’s game, Milwaukee placed second baseman Jonathan Villar on the 10-day disabled list. He strained a back muscle while making a diving play in Friday’s game. Outfielder Lewis Brinson, rated as the Brewers’ top prospect, was called up from Colorado Springs.
The Stanley Cup series continues tonight at Nashville. The Pittsburgh Penguins lead the Nashville Predators three games to two.
The NBA championship series will continue tomorrow night in Oakland. The Golden State Warriors lead the Cleveland Cavaliers three games to one.
Ray Sharp of Atlantic Mine won the half marathon at the Pequaming Run in L’Anse Saturday. Kelly Menge from Negaunee was the top women’s finisher.
In the eight-mile Pequaming Run, Ryan Towles from Dollar Bay placed first. Missy Rhenlund from Ironwood was the top women’s finisher. Jim Cihak from Amasa won the 5k, with Martina Jahfetson of Baraga placing first among women. See times and full results here.
Keweenaw Bay Classic
Gusty winds and 10-foot waves forced many of the teams competing in the Keweenaw Bay Classic fishing tournament to return to port early Saturday. Still, some good catches were reported. The Smurf’s Up team claimed first place in the Lake Trout Division, with a catch of 54.1 pounds. Wobbly Bobbers reeled in the biggest lake trout, at 22.33 pounds. The Sniper team took first place in the salmon division, with a catch of 30.84 pounds. Skinny Water caught the largest salmon, at 11.25 pounds.
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