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Suicide Squeeze Lifts Tigers in 10th – Monday Sports Wrap

Slow Pitch Softball

In Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League play tonight…
• At Miller Memorial Field in Laurium, Bucko’s/Labatts faces Auto Pro/Thermoanalytics at 6:30, and Downtowner Two at 7:30.
• Kopper’s plays Sayen’s Auto/Coca Cola at 6:30, and A and S Industrial/Loukus Tech at 7:30.

Fast Pitch Softball

In Copper Country Women’s Fast Pitch Softball League play at the Chassell field this evening…
• Tervo Agency faces JB’s at 5:45.
• Superior National Bank takes on Superior Service at 7:15.


In NBA tournament play last night, the Bucks defeated the Hawks 113-102. Milwaukee leads the Eastern Conference final 2-1.

The Suns host the Clippers tonight. Phoenix leads the Western Conference final 3-1.


The Lightning host the Canadiens in game one of the Stanley Cup championship series tonight. 


Robbie Grossman’s squeeze bunt in the bottom of the 10th inning drove home Akil Baddoo with the winning run, as the Detroit Tigers edged the Houston Astros 2-1 yesterday. Tarik Skubal turned in his best game yet, giving up a run on one hit over seven innings, and striking out nine. Gregory Soto pitched two innings of scoreless relief to earn the win.

The Tigers open a series at Cleveland tonight. Matt Manning will start against Eli Morgan.

Detroit pitcher Michael Fulmer is back on the injured list. His sore neck has been diagnosed as a right cervical spine strain. Reliever Miguel Del Pozo has been brought up from Toledo to fill in.

The Milwaukee Brewers blanked the Colorado Rockies 5-0 yesterday. Eric Lauer gave up just two hits over six innings. Keston Hiura and Omar Narváez homered.

The Brewers host the Chicago Cubs tonight. Freddy Peralta will start against Kyle Hendricks.


In Copper Country Horseshoe League play tonight…
• Calumet One plays Dreamland Two at the Dreamland Bar.
• Dreamland One faces Harter’s Party Store at the Drift Inn.
• Rocky’s Bar takes on L and L at Rocky’s Bar.
• Drift Inn plays Bucko’s Party Store at Ahmeek Park.
• Ahmeek Fire Department faces 41 Lumber at the Gipp Recreation Center.
• Loading Zone takes on Calumet Electronics at Lake Linden Park.

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