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Michael Fulmer gave up just one run on two hits over eight innings Saturday, as the Detroit Tigers pounded the Toronto Blue Jays 11-1. Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and Nicholas Castellanos hit home runs.
The Tigers host the Blue Jays again tonight. Anibal Sanchez will start against Marco Estrada. Pregame coverage begins at 12:45 on 99.3 The Lift.
Travis Shaw’s home run in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday. Jimmy Nelson pitched well, giving up just two runs on three hits before leaving in the seventh inning. Jacob Barnes got the win in relief, and Cory Knebel earned his 16th save. Hernán Pérez also homered.
The Brewers entertain the Phillies again this afternoon. Matt Garza will pitch against Jeremy Hellickson.
The Detroit Pistons have waived guard Michael Gbinije. The move was expected, in advance of a deadline that would have guaranteed his 1.3-million dollar contract. Gbinije played in just nine games last season. He could stay with the Pistons if he agrees to a deal that would allow him to be assigned to their Grand Rapids development team.
Stephen Eles from Houghton won an easy victory in the Hancock Canal Run half-marathon Saturday. Eles finished more than seven minutes ahead of runner-up Zachary Morgan from Temperance, Michigan. Hancock’s Kate McCloud was the top women’s finisher.
In the 10-mile run, Matthew Pahl from Houghton placed first, 2:15 better than Ryan Normand of Tempe, Arizona. Stacy Bussiere from Chassell was the fastest woman.
In the five-mile run, Clayton Sayen from Houghton finished first. Runner-up Caleb Besson from Muskego, Wisconsin was nearly three minutes off the pace. Samantha Saenz from Concord, Michigan, was the top women’s finisher.
In the 10-mile walk, Karen Ham from Hubbell took first place, five minutes ahead of Paul Halonen from Calumet.
In the five-mile walk, Lindsey Anderson from Calumet edged out Blake Hamar from Buena Park, California, by less than a minute to take the title.
See full Canal Run results here.
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