Tigers in MLB
Aaron Hill smacked his first homer of the year for a two-run shot in Toronto’s 9-8 loss to Oakland. He went a perfect 4-for-4 on the evening and has his average up to .444 after last night.
Brad Hawpe went 1-for-3 at the plate with an RBI double in Colorado’s 4-3 win over Atlanta last night. It was his second double on the season and he is now hitting .231 for the year.
Brian Tallet pitched an inning in relief in the Blue Jays’ win and gave up 1 hit, 2 runs with one being earned, and walked a couple of batters.
Brian Wilson had a 2-1 lead in the ninth inning but gave up an earned run, 2 hits, and walked a batter in his save opportunity. He was pulled after an inning but the Giants pulled it out in the 11th frame for a 3-2 win over the Padres.
Paul Byrd (0-1) is scheduled to start today for Cleveland when the Indians take on the Anaheim Angels.
Tigers in the NBA
Brandon Bass had another good outing coming off the bench for Dallas in the Mavericks’ 99-83 win over Seattle.
Bass hit 6-of-8 from the field and went 1-for-2 from the charity stripe for 13 points, and he added 3 rebounds and 2 blocked shots to the stat sheet.
Thomas got the start but scored only 4 points (2-8 FG), grabbed 8 rebounds, dished out 3 assists and blocked a shot in the loss.
Glenn Davis came off the bench to score 3 points, pull down 8 rebounds and block a shot in Boston’s 107-104 win over Milwaukee. He hit 1-of-5 shots from the field and went 1-of-2 from the free throw line in just under 30 minutes of play.
Shaquille O’Neal did not play in Phoenix’s 127-113 win over Memphis.
Shaq is listed as day-to-day with a hip injury.