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The Detroit Tigers’ game against the New York Yankees yesterday was postponed because of bad weather. It will be made as part of a day-night doubleheader today. Francisco Liriano will start against Luis Severino in the afternoon contest. Pregame coverage will begin at 12:45 on 99.3 The Lift. Matthew Boyd will pitch against former Tigers prospect Luis Cessa in the second game. Pregame coverage will begin at 6:45 on 99.3 The Lift. The forecast in Detroit is not favorable, with an inch or more of rain expected today.
The Milwaukee Brewers stopped the New York Mets’ nine game winning streak with a 5-1 victory yesterday. Chase Anderson pitched into the seventh inning, allowing a run on just two hits. Jonathan Villar, Jett Bandy and Orlando Arcia homered for Milwaukee.
The Brewers conclude that series in New York against the Mets this afternoon. Jhoulys Chacin will pitch against Noah Syndergaard.
The Finlandia University baseball team’s doubleheader at the University of Chicago yesterday was postponed because of bad weather. Those games have been rescheduled to today.
In NHL playoff action yesterday…
– Nashville edged Colorado 5-4. The Predators lead that series 2-0.
– Tampa Bay defeated New Jersey 5-3. The Lightning lead that set 2-0.
– Boston outskated Toronto 7-3. The Bruins are up 2-0 in that series.
– San Jose got past Anaheim. The Sharks lead that series 2-0.
– Pittsburgh skates at Philadelphia. That series is tied 1-1.
– Winnipeg visits Minnesota. The Jets lead that set 2-0.
– Columbus plays at Washington. The Blue Jackets are up 1-0 in that series.
– Las Vegas visits Los Angeles. The Golden Knights lead that series 2-0.
On opening day of the NBA playoffs yesterday…
– Golden State defeated San Antonio 113-92.
– Toronto downed Washington 114-106.
– Philadelphia outscored Miami 130-103.
– New Orleans edged Portland 97-95.
The remaining opening-round series begin today…
– Milwaukee plays at Boston.
– Indiana visits Cleveland.
– Utah tips off at Oklahoma City.
– Minnesota plays at Houston.
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