Tigers' Sunday doubleheader with Yankees postponed; rescheduled for June 4

Geoffrey Jacobson's two-year-old daughter was hit in the face by a 105mph baseball during a Yankees game in September. The hit hospitalized the young girl for six days

Meanwhile, the Tigers are 2-6 in their last eight during game two of a series and the under is 5-0 in their last five during game two of a series.

An erratic Dellin Betances outing in the eighth almost flipped the night's script entirely - he allowed three runs and saw the go-ahead run come to the plate - but with two on and two out, Chad Green struck out Dixon Machado.

2011. Aaron Hicks' inside-the-park homer in the second inning was the first by a Yankee since August 21, 2011, when Curtis Granderson did so in Minnesota.

Nick Castellanos couldn't duck Gary Sanchez's sucker-punch during last year's brawl - as he was prone on the ground.

Hicks followed with his first home run to give NY a 2-0 lead.

Two struggling teams look to get back on the right track this weekend at Comerica Park in Detroit over the weekend. "Those are both plays that could have been made, but they aren't easy plays".

In the fifth, Andujar doubled and Gardner dumped a one-out blooper to center that fell for an RBI double. Chad Green had to clean up his mess, striking out Dixon Machado looking with runners on first and second.

Yankees player Todd Frazier immediately dropped to his knee once he saw where his ball went. The young girl has to wear an eye patch over her non-injured eye to help the other one recover

Judge extended his hitting streak to 11 games.

Victor Martinez hit an RBI double in the seventh for Detroit, and he scored on McCann's sacrifice fly.

Shortstop Didi Gregorius and right fielder Aaron Judge have led New York's hitters.

Candelario led off the eighth with a homer, and McCann and Jose Iglesias added RBI singles to make it 8-6. "I think it can build resolve, knowing that it's not always going to be easy".

Dellin Betances had an bad eighth, surrendering three runs on four five hits in only two-thirds of an inning - including a leadoff homer to Jaimee Candelario.

Yankees: Boone said LHP CC Sabathia, on the disabled list with a right hip strain, could return in the next few days, perhaps Tuesday.

The Tigers initially canceled just Game 1; at about 1 p.m., they made the sensible decision to scratch Game 2, as well. The ball caromed off the scoreboard wall and rolled toward left-center, far away from centerfielder Leonys Martin. He remained in the game.



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