Mahtook’s big day helps end Tigers’ skid

Mikie Mahtook singles to right field, scoring Ian Kinsler and Justin Upton to give the Tigers a 7-5 lead in the top of the 9th inning SAN DIEGO — The Tigers rallied from a pair of multi-run deficits before Mikie Mahtook finally gave them a lead against the Padres with a two-run single in the ninth inning of Detroit’s 7-5 victory Sunday to avoid a sweep and end the team’s eight-game losing streak. With the game tied at 5, Ian Kinsler began the ninth with a double off San Diego closer Brandon Maurer . Left fielder Matt Szczur was […]

Mahtook’s heroics lift Tigers past Padres

Mikie Mahtook singles to right field, scoring Ian Kinsler and Justin Upton to give the Tigers a 7-5 lead in the top of the 9th inning SAN DIEGO — Sunday’s game was tied when Tigers manager Brad Ausmus peeked down his bench in the ninth inning. With two runners in scoring position and Padres closer Brandon Maurer pitching, Ausmus nearly tapped Mikie Mahtook on the shoulder. "We actually had some discussions about pinch-hitting for him,” Ausmus said. Instead, Mahtook stroked a full-count fastball to right field to lead the Tigers over the Padres, 7-5 . The hit snapped the […]

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Florida pitcher Alex Faedo, right, is greeted by Nick Horvath (26) as he is pulled in the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against TCU in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Alex Faedo dominated TCU for a second straight time, and now he and his Florida Gators teammates will face a familiar opponent in the College World Series finals. The Detroit Tigers’ first-round draft pick pitched three-hit ball for 7 1/3 shutout innings to lead the Gators to a 3-0 win Saturday night, setting up an […]

Florida vs. LSU: Live stream online, start time, TV channel, how to watch 2017 College World Series championship Game 1

X WATCH & READ LSU and Florida set to face off in CWS Final 0:36 Loading There are two teams still standing in the NCAA Division I baseball postseason. Florida and LSU have emerged from the College World Series field-of-eight to advance to the championship round. It’s an all-SEC matchup. Florida won two of three against LSU during the regular season Here’s how you can watch Game 1 of the best-of-three series: Date: Monday, June 26 Time: 7 p.m. ET Television: ESPN Stream: WatchESPN LSU won the initial coin flip and will be the home team in Game 1 […]