Tigers Double Up Cards
(Detroit, MI) -- Delmon Young and Austin Jackson plated two runs apiece as the Tigers doubled up the Cardinals, 6-3. Matt Holliday drove in a run and Daniel Descalso had two hits and scored twice for St. Louis, which has lost three-of-four. Lance Lynn gave up five runs on nine hits in five frames to fall to 10-and-3 with the loss. The second game of the three-game series is tonight with Jake Westbrook opposing Rick Porcello.
>>Schumaker Activated, Cleto Sent Down
(Detroit, MI) -- The Cardinals made a roster move before last night's game. Skip Schumaker [[ SHOO-mah-ker ]] was activated off the 15-day disabled list and started in center field. He had been out since May 31st with a hamstring strain. Pitcher Maikel Cleto was optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
>>Carpenter Making Progress
(Detroit, MI) -- Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter is slated to throw another side session today in Detroit. The right-hander flew to Motown with the team after throwing a successful side session at Busch Stadium. If all goes well today, Carpenter could throw batting practice this weekend in KC.
>>Cubbies Clip Sox In Chicago Showdown
(Chicago, IL) -- The Cubs won their second straight against the cross-town rival White Sox with a 2-1 victory on the South side. Travis Wood allowed one run in six innings to pick up the victory while Carlos Marmol earned his fourth save. David DeJesus singled in a pair of runs in the third to account for the scoring for the Northsiders, who clinched their first series victory since sweeping the Padres at the end of May. The three-game set ends tonight with Randy Wells and Gavin Floyd the scheduled starters.
>>NHL Draft Set For Friday
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The 2012 NHL Entry Draft begins on Friday in Pittsburgh at the CONSOL Energy Center. The first round will take place on Friday, with rounds two-through-seven going down on Saturday. It's the first time Pittsburgh has hosted the draft since 1997. The Chicago Blackhawks have the 18th overall pick in the first round.
>>Irish Lock Up Brey With 10-Year Extension
(South Bend, IN) -- Notre Dame has locked up men's basketball coach Mike Brey into the next decade. Brey has agreed to a 10-year contract extension that runs through the 2021-22 season. He has been with the program since 2000, posting a record of 260-and-132. Brey had led the Irish to six straight 20-win seasons and eight NCAA Tournament berths in his 12 years at the helm. The 53-year-old has been named Big East Coach of the Year three times during his tenure at Notre Dame.