No offense for the Detroit Red Wings last night as they were shutout by the Boston Bruins (3-0) in Game Three of their first round playoff series at the Joe. Jimmy Howard stopped 31 shots last night, but Tuuka Rask for the Bruins got the shutout. The win gives Boston a 2-games-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game Four is set for tomorrow night in Detroit.
The Tigers held on at Comerica Park last night to beat the White Sox (8-6). Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-5 and batted in three runs, including a 2-run homer in the third inning. Justin Verlander picked up his third win of the season. Drew Smyly gets his second start of 2014 tonight against Chicago's Andre Rienzo - First pitch is 7:08pm.
The Chicago Cubs won yesterday over Arizona (9-2). They will celebrate the 100th. Anniversary of Wrigley Field today as the Cubs host the Diamondbacks for an afternoon affair - First pitch is set for 2:20pm.
In Midwest League action, the Whitecaps were blanked by the Bowling Green Hot Rods yesterday afternoon (5-0) at Fifth-Third Ballpark. The two teams will meet again this afternoon with a Noon first pitch.
The NFL is set to unveil its 2014 regular-season schedule. A team-by-team breakdown will be shown tonight on the NFL Network at 8pm. The defending Super Bowl champions traditionally host the season opener on the first Thursday in September.
And just a reminder that the Grand Rapids Griffins defense of the Calder Cup begins Friday night with first round playoff action! The Griffins will take on the Heat in Abbotsford for Game #1 with pregame coverage with Bob Kaser beginning at 9:40pm over on Newsradio WOOD 1300 & 106.9 FM.