The Cleveland Indians scored five runs in the second inning, and went on to defeat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 yesterday. The outburst came off Daniel Norris, who was hurt by some sloppy defense. Norris wound up pitching seven innings. He was charged with six runs on eight hits, and struck out eight. José Cisnero gave up the final two Cleveland runs in the eighth inning. JaCoby Jones hit a lead-off home run for Detroit.
The Tigers have today off, and host the Texas Rangers tomorrow night. Jordan Zimmermann will start against Jesse Chavez. Pregame coverage will begin at 6:45 on 99.3 The Lift.
The Milwaukee Brewers scored five runs in the third inning, on the way to a 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds yesterday. Travis Shaw hit a long home run, and Orlando Arcia also knocked one out. Brandon Woodruff struck out 12 batters over seven innings. His only big mistake was a three-run homer by Joey Votto in the sixth inning.
The Brewers also have today off, and entertain the Seattle Mariners tomorrow night. Zach Davies will pitch against Marco Gonzales.
Fast Pitch Softball
In Copper Country Fast Pitch Softball League play tonight, the games between Crush/Diamond House/ Baby E’s and Superior National Bank have been postponed. A make-up date will be announced soon.
Slow Pitch Softball
In Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League action this evening…
– At Miller Memorial Field in Laurium, Coca Cola/Monte Carlo will face Auto Pro/ThermoAnalytics at 6:15, and then play Luigi’s at 7:30.
– At Hurontown, A and S Industrial faces Pat’s Foods/Bucko’s at 6:15, and Downtowner Two at 7:30.
– At the Hancock Driving Park, McGann’s/Northern Auto meets Koppers at 6:15, and Harter’s Carquest at 7:30.
In Copper Country Horseshoe League play tonight…
– At the Dreamland Bar, Harter’s Party Store plays Dreamland One.
– At the Drift Inn, Drift Inn takes on 41 Lumber.
– At Rocky’s Bar, Rocky’s faces Loading Zone.
– At Ahmeek Park, Ahmeek Fire Department plays Calumet Electronics.
– At the Calumet Dam, L and L meets Bucko’s Party Store.
– At Agassiz Park, Calumet One takes on Dreamland Two.
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