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Hill wins stellar MLB debut, Tigers beat Guardians in Game 1

Jul. 04, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Garrett Hill won his major league debut by pitching six impressive innings, Miguel Cabrera delivered a two-run single and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Guardians 4-1 Monday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. The Guardians played their third...

Olivares, Rivera homer, Royals top Tigers 7-4, take 2 of 3

Jul. 03, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Edward Olivares and Emmanuel Rivera homered in a three-run second inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 7-4 on Sunday to take two of three from the Tigers. Tarik Skubal (5-7) lost his fifth straight start, allowing five runs, five hits and three walks in 4...

Reyes, Greene homer in 9th, send Tigers past Royals 4-3

Jul. 02, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes and Riley Greene hit back-to-back homers in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. With one out in the ninth, Reyes tied the game off Royals reliever Joel Payamps (2-2). It was the first homer...

Pistons sign guard Buddy Boeheim to 2-way contract

Jul. 02, 2022 14:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons announced Saturday that former Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim has signed a two-way contract with the team. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Boeheim led the ACC in scoring during the 2021-22 season, averaging 19.2 points,...

Pasquantino hits unusual 1st MLB homer, Royals beat Tigers

Jul. 01, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Vinnie Pasquantino took a most unusual path to the plate on his first big league home run — a furious sprint, a desperate slide and even a tag. Pasquantino and Hunter Dozier hit back-to-back homers, leading Brad Keller and the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit...

Chip shortage leaves 95K GM vehicles unfinished in storage

Jul. 01, 2022 10:58 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The global shortage of computer chips and other parts forced General Motors to build 95,000 vehicles without certain components during the second quarter. The Detroit automaker said in a regulatory filing Friday that most of the incomplete vehicles were built in...

Troubling arsenic levels found at some Detroit demo sites

Jul. 01, 2022 08:06 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Elevated levels of arsenic have been found at seven Detroit sites where buildings were demolished in 2017-18 and filled with soil, a newspaper reported. The results followed concerns raised by federal inspectors that 200 sites may have been filled with risky dirt. ...

Red Wings hire Lightning assistant Derek Lalonde as coach

Jun. 30, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have hired Derek Lalonde to coach their rebuilding team, hoping the two-time Stanley Cup-winning assistant can make all the right moves to make the franchise relevant again. Lalonde spent the past four years on Jon Cooper’s staff with the...

Grads of first US Apple Developer Academy feted in Detroit

Jun. 30, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The inaugural class of the Detroit Apple Developer Academy, a free program that teaches students the fundamentals of coding, design, marketing and project management, celebrated its unique accomplishment during a ceremony Thursday. The academy in Detroit for people...

Shop that sold gun in Oxford school shooting named in suit

Jun. 29, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — The parents of a teenager wounded during a mass shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan are suing the shop that sold the handgun used to kill four students and injure six other people. The complaint filed Tuesday in federal court in Detroit on...