Monday State Sports Summary
Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:26:27 EDT


THE TIGERS WIN THEIR FIFTH IN A ROW………AS THEY EDGE PAST THE
MINNESOTA TWINS, 3 TO 2, YESTERDAY AT COMERICA PARK. THAT WIN PUTS
THE TIGERS BACK AT THE .500 MARK FOR THE SEASON AND LEAVES THEM
JUST TWO GAMES BEHIND THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS IN THE CHASE FOR THE
FINAL PLAYOFF SPOT IN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE. GOOD OUTING FOR
RELIEVER TYLER ALEXANDER - HE GETS THE WIN, AFTER ALLOWING JUST
TWO HITS - WHILE STRIKING OUT THREE - OVER THREE-AND-TWO-THIRD
INNINGS………


MIGUEL CABRERA REACHES A NOTABLE MILESTONE ON SUNDAY - HIS RBI
SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING WAS HIS 2,000th HIT AS A MEMBER OF THE
DETROIT TIGERS………


JON RAHM SINKS A 66-FOOT BIRDIE PUTT ON THE FIRST PLAYOFF HOLE TO
WIN THE PGA TOUR’S BMW CHAMPIONSHIP YESTERDAY IN SUBURBAN
CHICAGO. WITH THAT VICTORY - HIS SECOND OF THE YEAR - RAHM NOW
MOVES INTO SECOND PLACE IN THE LATEST FedEX CUP POINTS
STANDINGS……


FINALS FROM THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS YESTERDAY: VEGAS BEATS
VANCOUVER, 5 TO 3; THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS DEFEAT PHILADELPHIA, 3 TO
2; DALLAS EDGES PAST COLORADO, 5 TO 4………


OVER IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS ON SUNDAY: DENVER KNOCKS OFF UTAH, 119
TO 107; THE CLIPPERS BEAT DALLAS, 111 TO 97; BOSTON CRUSHES
TORONTO, 112 TO 94…….


WILLIAM BYRON TAKES THE CHECKERED FLAG AT YESTERDAY’S NASCAR
RACE AT DAYTONA. TOUGH DAY FOR JIMMIE JOHNSON - HIS CRASH LATE IN
THE RACE LED TO A 17th PLACE FINISH, WHICH ELIMINATES HIM FROM
QUALIFYING FOR THIS YEAR'S PLAYOFFS IN HIS FINAL SEASON AS A FULLTIME NASCAR DRIVER......


JOSEF NEWGARDEN HOLDS OFF ROOKIE PATO O’WARD TO WIN
YESTERDAY’S INDY CAR RACE IN ILLINOIS. THE WIN IS THE SECOND OF THE
YEAR FOR NEWGARDEN, WHO NOW TRAILS SCOTT DIXON BY JUST 96 POINTS
IN THE LATEST INDY CAR DRIVERS’ STANDINGS………




   

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