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Tigers Fall, Brewers Earn Late Comeback Win – Monday Sports Wrap

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High School
In high school softball today…
– Calumet plays at Houghton.
– Hancock travels to Baraga.
– Jeffers hosts the Gogebic Miners.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell visits L’Anse.

In golf…
– Local girls teams will compete at the Calumet Invitational today.

In track and field…
– Local teams will run at the Copper Country Invitational at Calumet, in a meet that was postponed from May 2nd.

Verlander

MLB
The Detroit Tigers fell to the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 yesterday. Detroit took a brief lead in the top of the first, but Mike Trout’s homer in the bottom of the inning tied the game. Danny Espinosa hit a solo shot to give L-A the lead in the fourth inning. Justin Verlander battled control problems through six innings, walking five batters. He tired in the seventh, was charged with two more runs, and took the loss.

Piña

The Tigers have today off, and open a home series against the Baltimore Orioles tomorrow night. Matthew Boyd will start against Wade Miley. Pregame coverage will begin at 7:45 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.

The Milwaukee Brewers outslugged the New York Mets 9-7 yesterday. The Crew trailed 7-1 after five innings, but rallied with two in the sixth, three in the seventh, and five in the eighth inning to claim the win. Manny Piña’s three-run homer in the eighth put Milwaukee on top. Keon Broxton and Jonathan Villar also homered. The comeback rescued starter Wily Peralta, who gave up seven runs before leaving in the fifth inning.

The Brewers open a set against the Padres in San Diego tonight. Chase Anderson will pitch against Luis Perdomo.

NHL
In the NHL playoffs yesterday, the Ducks defeated the Predators 5-3. The Western Conference final is tied at one win per team, and will continue tomorrow at Nashville.

In the Eastern Conference final, the Penguins host the Senators tonight. Ottawa leads that series 1-0.

NBA
In the opening game of the NBA Western Conference final, the Warriors rallied from 25 points down to defeat the Spurs 113-111. That series continues tomorrow night in California.

The last Eastern Conference semifinal will conclude tonight, when the Celtics host the Wizards. That set is tied 3-3. The winner will face the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference final.

Ontonagon Lake Trout Classic
Today is the final day to sign up for this weekend’s Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Lake Trout Classic. The Ladies Powder Puff Tourney will be held Friday, and Classic itself will take place Saturday and Sunday. To sign up, call, email or visit Greig’s Tackle Shop (884-2770; larry@greigstackleshop.com). For full details, click here.

Our high school spring sports broadcast coverage continues Thursday, when the Houghton baseball team plays a doubleheader at Calumet. The pregame show will start around 3:40 on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.

Email sports stories and results to mornings@up.net.

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