SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Twice, Jackson Surma walked to the plate with runners in scoring position in the biggest game of his young life. Both times he delivered.
ST. LOUIS — Paul Goldschmidt homered twice and scored the game-ending run on Lars Nootbaar’s single in the 10th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday.
When Miguel Cabrera went deep for his 500th career home run Sunday afternoon in Toronto, it was an epic achievement, and one that can be difficult to fully fathom.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — There was plenty to cheer about on Saturday morning as the Tri-Cities Kids’ League finished its season with all-star games.
There may not have been any district titles to celebrate this year, but a number of local baseball players stood out in a year where they returned to the diamond.
MUSKEGON — Six strong innings from Fruitport junior Cody Matuz helped push the Trojans past rivals Spring Lake on Tuesday as the Trojans won a district first-round game at Orchard View.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Normally, a non-conference game late in the season is a chance for guys lower in the pitching rotation to work some innings.
SPRING LAKE — Late in the regular season, in similar situations, there may have been a little bit of gamesmanship between Fruitport and Spring Lake on the diamond.
NORTON SHORES — Roughly two years ago, Western Michigan Christian baseball was battered, bruised and in the midst of a season where 16 of their games had been canceled.
SEATTLE — You wondered what it would look like. Just how dominant could he be, with that arsenal, with that freakish movement and velocity, if he could just harness it and command it.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The Buccaneer baseball dugout on Tuesday night was filled with a mix of laughs, jokes, chants and encouraging words, all of which point towards playing the game of baseball differently.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. – Goose eggs were posted on each of Grand Haven’s softball and baseball scoreboards in the opening games of their doubleheaders on Tuesday against Hudsonville.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Without their typical midweek games, Spring Lake had a chance to do things differently in practice over the last week.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that Detroit Tigers great Miguel Cabrera has volunteered to serve as a co-chairperson of the Protect Michigan Commission and help promote the state’s COVID-19 vaccination education efforts.
COMSTOCK PARK – The Spring Lake baseball team had one lone player, senior pitcher Grant VanSingel, who had previously played at the Detroit Tigers’ minor-league class A affiliate West Michigan Whitecaps stadium before.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — After letting the opener of Saturday’s morning doubleheader get away from them, it was Grand Haven’s bats and bullpen that earned them a split against Montague.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — For the first eight games of their season, Spring Lake baseball has almost spent as much time sidelined and unable to play as they have together on the field.
Local schools had little trouble making the grade even in an unusual year of online learning. Earlier this week, Michigan’s basketball coaches’ association released lists for all-academic teams, with a number of nearby schools and individuals earning top marks.
DETROIT — Here’s a simple truth: The media (present company included) and fanbase are way more worried about the Tigers’ catching situation than the Tigers are.
The Houston Astros cheating scandal is one of the biggest black eyes in baseball history, and it all happened under the watch of A.J. Hinch, who was hired Friday as the Detroit Tigers’ manager.
A.J. Hinch, days removed from completing his one-year MLB suspension for his role in the Houston Astros' cheating scandal, is returning to baseball to manage the Detroit Tigers.