Home / Featured / Tigers Drop Fifth Straight – Thursday Sports Wrap
Frank A. Douglass Insurance Agency

Tigers Drop Fifth Straight – Thursday Sports Wrap

Click on the highlighted scores for more game details.

College Basketball

Michigan State will face Kansas State as the Round of 16 opens today in the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament. The Spartans are seeded seventh in the East Region; the Wildcats are seeded third. Tipoff is at 6:30.


The Red Wings will host the Blues tonight. Coverage will begin at 6:45 on 99.3 The Lift.


The Pistons visit the Raptors tomorrow. Coverage begins at 7:05 on 99.3 The Lift.


The Tigers’ Grapefruit League losing streak reached five games yesterday, with a 5-3 loss to the Braves. Detroit took an early lead, with single runs in each of the first three innings. Atlanta took control with four runs in the sixth, powered by a three-run Orlando Arcia home run off José Cisnero. Starter Matt Manning went four innings, allowing a run on six hits.

The Tigers split their squad for games against the Phillies this afternoon, and the Orioles tonight.

The Brewers had yesterday off, and play a split Padres squad this afternoon. Bryse Wilson will start for Milwaukee.


The Lions have brought linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin back to Detroit as a free agent. Reeves-Maybin played his first five seasons in the Motor City, then spent last year with the Texans.

The Packers have re-signed cornerback Corey Ballentine and safety Rudy Ford.

Email sports news and scores to mornings@up.net.

Check Also

Lakeshore Drive Demolition To Begin Late Next Week

The City of Houghton would like to remind the public that the Lakeshore Drive demolition …