Schwindel's grand slam lifts Cubs over Pirates 11-8
Frank Schwindel hit a go-ahead grand slam, Matt Duffy homered twice, including a grand slam, and the Chicago Cubs outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for an 11-8 win. With Chicago trailing 8-7 with two outs and the bases loaded in the seventh inning, Schwindel hit a curveball off reliever Nick Mears to the bleachers in center turn the game around. Duffy also had three hits and Jason Heyward also went deep as the Cubs won their sixth straight.news.yahoo.com
Castro's hit in 10th gives Tigers 9-8 win over Cubs
Cubs Tigers Baseball Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a one-run single against the Chicago Cubs in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Saturday, May 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (Paul Sancya)DETROIT — (AP) — Harold Castro hit an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning off Craig Kimbrel to give the Detroit Tigers a 9-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Nomar Mazara tied it with an RBI single that scored the automatic runner, and JaCoby Jones ran for Mazara and stole second. His RBI single off Michael Fulmer (3-2) gave the Cubs the lead in the top of the 10th. Tigers: 3B Jeimer Candelario left the game after being hit on the left knee by a pitch in the sixth.wftv.com
Franco one of several top prospects picked for player pools
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Top prospect Wander Franco is part of the Tampa Bay Rays' 60-man player pool, and the Detroit Tigers are including their most heralded young pitchers as baseball gears up for its abbreviated season. Sunday was the deadline for teams to submit player pools, although additions can be made later. Pitcher Brendan McKay and infielder Vidal Brujan, two other top Tampa Bay prospects, also made the pool. They are some of our more advanced prospects," Rays general manager Erik Neander said. He's in their player pool, along with Matt Manning, Tarik Skubal, Alex Faedo and Franklin Perez.