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Tigers Fall, Brewers Blank Cards – Tuesday Sports Wrap

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Slow Pitch Softball

In Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League play last evening…
• Koppers fell to A and S Industrial/Loukus Tech 11-3, then defeated Pat’s Foods/Bucko’s 20-7.
• Sayen’s Auto/Coca Cola v Downtowner Two, then v Auto Pro/Thermoanalytics – no report.

Fast Pitch Softball

In Copper Country Fast Pitch Softball League play last night…
• Tervo Agency v Superior Service – no report.
• Superior National Bank v Crush – no report.
• Northern Michigan Land Brokers v REL – no report.

Twilight League Baseball

In Copper Country Twilight League baseball action tonight…
• Craig Heinonen Coldwell Banker plays  Garnet Garage at the Houghton Field.
• Northern Driveline faces Houghton Building Supply-Stanton at the Stanton Field.

NHL

In the Stanley Cup championship series, the Lightning upended the Avalanche last night, 6-2. Colorado leads the series 2-1, with game four set for tomorrow in Tampa.

MLB

The Tigers piled up 10 hits last night, but couldn’t turn them into runs, as they lost to the Red Sox 5-2. Alex Faedo struggled into the fifth inning, was charged with all five Boston runs, and took the loss. Javier Báez and Spencer Torkelson each had two hits.

The Tigers visit the Red Sox again tonight. Beau Brieske will pitch against Rich Hill. Coverage will begin at 6:50 on 99.3 The Lift.

Jeimer Candelario returned to the Tigers’ lineup last night, after missing time with a shoulder injury. Starter Drew Hutchison designated for assignment, as teams were required to reduce the number of pitchers on their rosters to 13.

Former Tigers pitcher Dave Wickersham has died. Wickersham played four of his 10 major league seasons in Detroit in the mid-60s, turning in a 19-12 record as a starter in 1964. He also played for the Athletics, Pirates and Royals. Dave Wickersham was 86 years old.

Corbin Burnes pitched a gem, as the Brewers blanked the Cardinals 2-0 last night. Burnes allowed just two hits over seven innings, and struck out 10. Tyrone Taylor’s two-run homer in the fifth inning provided all the scoring.

The Brewers host the Cardinals again tonight.

Milwaukee has lost another starting pitcher. Aaron Ashby was placed on the injured list yesterday with inflammation in his pitching arm. Josh Hader has been brought back, after spending time with his wife after the birth of their first child last week.

Horseshoes

In Copper Country Horseshoe League play last evening…
• Harter’s Party Store got past Ahmeek Fire Department 6-3.
• Dreamland One blanked Drift Inn 9-0.
• Bucko’s Party Store edged Rocky’s Bar 5-4.
• L and L outscored 41 Lumber 7-2.
• Calumet One downed Calumet Electronics 7-2.
• Dreamland Two defeated Loading Zone 7-2.

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