Somewhere in the shuffle of Tuesday’s major school reopening plan by state governor Gretchen Whitmer, there was an interesting suggestion.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball's minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.
CHICAGO (AP) — Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee time on the right golf course is often more challenging than the work on the field.
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Michigan’s statewide stay-at-home order has already claimed one local recreation league this summer, as the Tri-Cities Youth Soccer Organization had to cancel its spring season in April.
DETROIT – The Tigers, for the second time in three years, have the first overall pick in the Major League Baseball amateur draft. In normal years that would mean they get the first pick in 40 rounds.
I walked up to Al Kaline at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., which was surreal, considering he was standing so close to his own plaque.
DETROIT — When Tigers shortstop Niko Goodrum first scouted what would become his home outside of Atlanta, one of the first things that caught his eye was a spacious garage and, a few yards behind it and down a hill, a large pole barn.
Fifteen years ago, Freddie Engel volunteered to help coach a T-ball team, although anybody who has coached that level knows it’s more like herding cats than coaching.
Grand Haven's junior varsity and freshman basketball teams celebrated a Bucs' Pride night Thursday, Feb. 13, during their games against Rockford. The freshmen boys and girls teams played in the auxiliary gym, while the JV boys and girls teams played in the main gymnasium. Players wore specia…
Everything was up in the air for the Mokma brothers last summer, even though one was on the ground and the other was in a plane.
Derek Jeter was the pride of the Yankees over a remarkable 20-year career, one that puts him the company of names like Ruth and Gehrig and DiMaggio. And one that’ll earn Jeter his sport’s highest honor today when the Baseball Hall of Fame announces its 2020 class of inductees.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers earned their first series win in two months despite having two of their clubhouse leaders traded before Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Angels.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A crescendo of frustration and ball chucked to center field. Trevor Bauer's dissatisfaction with his results the last several weeks finally came to a point in Sunday's game.
The Little League World Series is scheduled to kick off in South Williamsport on August 15 and one local team is knocking on the door of the sport’s premier championship. Beach Little League clinched a berth to the state tournament championship game today with an extra-inning walk-off two-ru…
DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Stroman breezed through seven scoreless innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays batted around in both the fourth and the sixth on their way to a 12-1 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, José Ramírez hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers for the 11th straight time, 6-3 on Thursday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in six innings, Oscar Mercado drove in two runs and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 on Wednesday night.
The Muskegon Clippers, the Lakeshore’s nearest Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League baseball team, is celebrating Independence Day with a six-game homestand this week, extending from today through Sunday.
DETROIT (AP) — With 100 pitches thrown and warming up for his final inning of work, Max Scherzer noticed Miguel Cabrera coming into the on-deck circle on Sunday.
The 2019 MLB season, for the Detroit Tigers, has reached the inescapable point of misery. Currently further away from postseason contention than the moon is from Mars, the Tigers are poised to offer fans next to nothing to root for in 2019.
Kumar Rocker struck out 11 while pitching 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, and Vanderbilt got to Michigan's shaky bullpen in a 4-1 win in Game 2 of the College World Series finals Tuesday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, and Michigan beat Vanderbilt 7-4 in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals Monday night.
Enjoying some fine summer weather, the Tri-Cities Kids League was prolific in its second week of action. Surviving the rain, both the boys and girls showcased plenty of skills on the mound, in the field and at the plate to help their teams compete at a high level.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tommy Henry limited Florida State to three hits, and Jesse Franklin's first-inning home run stood up in Michigan's 2-0 win at the College World Series on Monday night.
Spring Lake athletics enjoyed a number of deep runs and individual brilliance this spring, with a number of boys and girls sports threatening to win state titles.
The Tri-Cities Kids League returned for the summer this week, promising another fun-filled season for local little leaguers from tee-ball to majors. Check out the results from opening-day contests running all week.
Grand Haven spring athletics enjoyed a plethora of success this year, with long tournament runs and individual success leading to 21 student-athletes earning O-K Red All-Conference honors.
Most Tigers fans are miserably waiting out this brutal storm of uninspiring play, sitting in their basements with memorabilia of the golden days lining their walls.
Fruitport spring athletics enjoyed a plethora of success this year, with long tournament runs and individual success leading to 14 student-athletes earning O-K Black All-Conference honors.
DETROIT (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud has been with the Tampa Bay Rays for almost a month, and the veteran catcher sounds very comfortable in his new surroundings.
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had a grand slam among his three hits as the Detroit Tigers snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday.
GRAND RAPIDS — After weather broke up Spring Lake baseball’s district tournament Saturday, Monday’s final didn’t go as planned against Grand Rapids West Catholic on their now-dry home field.
Years ago, Riley Greene's dad, Alan, played on the fields of Tiger Town in the central Florida, semi-professional Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth League.
Grand Haven Twp. – The Grand Haven baseball team caught fire offensively Sunday to defeat Mona Shores and West Ottawa for a Division 1 district title.
The Spring Lake baseball team had to wait longer than normal to celebrate reaching the district title game Saturday as rain delays wreaked havoc statewide.