Verlander, pitcher of two no-hitters in his career, had been held hitless over six years at the plate. He ended that no-no on Saturday with his first of two hits in a 2-for-3 performance.
It is the longest active playoffs streak in sports. The Boston Bruins own the longest playoffs streak in sports history at 29, so the Wings need six more straight appearances to tie it. Since Mike Ilitch bought the Red Wings in 1982, the team has missed the playoffs all of four times. Amazing.
Miggy vs Hank.
Brick, are you trying to tell me there’s a party in your pants and I’m invited?
Pavel Datsyuk hasn’t played hockey in so long (over a month) that he says he has become forgetful. Here’s a little reminder Pasha:
Matthew Stafford and long-time girlfriend, and an offer Hall may not be able to refuse for the wedding: TMZ Sports spoke with Cold Stone head honcho Michael Serruya who tells us … “We’d love to provide dessert for everyone at the wedding. And to the extent that they would allow us, we would love to make the cake as well!” […]
The Lions agreed to a one-year deal with Dan Orlovsky on Wednesday, bringing back the only quarterback in NFL history to unknowingly run out of his own end zone and spackle my brother’s basement. Orlovsky started seven games for the 0-16 Lions, including the game when he rolled out of his own end zone in a […]
It looks like he took a puck to the face … a few times. The following image is not for the faint of heart: Gewww! H/T Busted Coverage
Max Scherzer did something in his first start that he did not do in his entire Cy Young season. Think he’s pitching for those extra two years on his future contract? Scherzer’s rocky start began long before the first pitch. Scherzer was visibly (thanks to FSD) frustrated in his pre-game bullpen, suggesting with his body […]
Billy Zane’s a cool dude; he tried to help Ian Kinsler out. Kinsler didn’t listen and walked it off. Yep, it’s a walk off. It was Ian Kinsler’s third career walk-off hit and his first since 2012. He was 3-for-5 in the game with a solo jobber.
The Max Scherzer Bobblehead at Comerica.