Tuesday State Sports Summary
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 06:03:39 EDT


THE TIGERS END A FOUR-GAME LOSING STREAK LAST NIGHT WITH A 6 TO 2
WIN OVER THE HOUSTON ASTROS. CASEY MIZE EARNED THE WIN - HIS FIRST
IN THE MAJORS - AFTER SHUTTING OUT THE ASTROS’ OFFENSE ON JUST 4
HITS OVER 7 INNINGS………


THE RED WINGS ALSO CAME UP WINNERS LAST NIGHT……..AS THEY SKATED
PAST THE CAROLINA HURRICANES, 3 TO 1. BEFORE THE GAME, THE WINGS
PULL OFF A TRADE….SENDING ANTHONY MANTHA TO THE WASHINGTON
CAPITALS IN EXCHANGE FOR FORWARD JAKUB (YAHK-CUB) VRANA (VUH-RANAH) AND RICHARD PANIK AS WELL AS A FIRST ROUND DRAFT PICK THIS YEAR
AND A SECOND ROUND DRAFT PICK NEXT YEAR. THE 25-YEAR OLD VRANA -
WHO SCORED 25 GOALS LAST SEASON - IS EXPECTED TO PLAY FOR THE
WINGS ON THURSDAY NIGHT, WHEN THEY TAKE ON THE CHICAGO
BLACKHAWKS AT LITTLE CAESARS' ARENA.........


OFFICIALS WITH THE MINNESOTA WILD…..THE MINNESOTA
TIMBERWOLVES…….AND THE MINNESOTA TWINS ALL POSTPONED GAMES
THAT WERE SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE YESTERDAY……..IN THE
AFTERMATH OF THE SHOOTING OF MOTORIST DAUNTE WRIGHT BY POLICE
ON SUNDAY NIGHT……


TWO ITEMS OF NOTE FROM COLLEGE BASKETBALL TODAY: MICHIGAN
STATE’S AARON HENRY CONFIRMS ON ‘INSTAGRAM’ LAST NIGHT THAT HE’S
DECIDED TO ENTER HIS NAME INTO THIS YEAR’S NBA DRAFT AND WON’T
RETURN TO THE SPARTANS NEXT SEASON………


MEANWHILE, OFFICIALS AT EASTERN MICHIGAN CONFIRM THAT THEY’VE
HIRED STAN HEATH AS THE EAGLES’ NEW HEAD COACH. THE 56-YEAR OLD
HEATH REPLACES ROB MURPHY, WHO LEFT EASTERN TO BECOME
PRESIDENT AND G.M. OF THE MOTOR CITY CRUISE……THE PISTONS’ NEW GLEAGUE TEAM, WHICH BEGINS PLAY NEXT SEASON.




   

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