MINNEAPOLIS – Reliever Joel Zumaya's painful right arm injury marred Detroit's move into first place, after the Tigers used four first-inning runs against Francisco Liriano to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Monday night.
Brennan Boesch and Miguel Cabrera hit two-run doubles in the first off Liriano, who surrendered a season-high six runs in six-plus innings while the Tigers passed the Twins for a half-game lead in the AL Central.
Drivers across Michigan are being encouraged to keep their "Thumbs on the Wheel."
The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning on Monday kicked off the campaign using billboards, posters and a public service announcement featuring talking thumbs. Michigan's ban on texting while driving takes effect Thursday.
Billboards put up around the state remind drivers to hold off on text messaging, carrying the phrase text back later ("txt back L8R") and one of two accompanying messages: "OR PAY $100" or "IT'S THE LAW."