DETROIT – Nelson Cruz's two-run homer in the 14th inning gave the Texas Rangers an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday in a game that was marred by two injuries and finally ended in the rain two minutes before midnight.
Detroit lost its sixth straight game despite two home runs from Miguel Cabrera.
LANSING, MI – More than 100,000 people in Michigan will find out Tuesday if the U-S Congress will extend their unemployment benefits. More people lost their unemployment benefits over the weekend, leaving 104,000 people in Michigan in limbo.
LANSING, MI – Michigan and four other states are asking a federal judge in Illinois to shut down the Chicago shipping locks as an emergency measure to keep invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.
CLEVELAND – Jhonny Peralta's fly ball sent Detroit's Ryan Raburn crashing through a bullpen door for an inside-the-park homer, and Jeanmar Gomez won his major league debut as the Cleveland Indians beat the Tigers 7-2 victory Sunday to complete a four-game sweep.
Gomez (1-0), called up from Triple-A Columbus to make a spot start, allowed two unearned runs over seven innings.
The right-hander was staked to a 3-0 lead in the first inning when Peralta legged out his seventh homer of the season.