Marquette, MI – 8/14/17 – The Detroit Lions opened up their preseason with a 24-10 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Lions back-up quarterback Jake Rudock threw 13-21 for 142 yards and two touchdowns. Detroit Lions rookie receiver made a big impression catching the ball three times for 53 yards and two touchdowns. Indianapolis had a tough day offensively finishing with a total of 230 of offense.
The Detroit Tigers had a tough weekend losing the the Minnesota Twins two times in the three game series. The Tigers were defeated on Sunday afternoon 6-4 off the bat of Byron Buxton who broke up the tie in the eighth inning with a single. Tigers starter Matthew Boyd went 5 2/3 innings allowing four runs and lost his second straight game. Brian dozier and Miguel Sano also homered for the Twins who blew a four run lead in the game but found away to scrape up runs late in the game. The Tigers now focus their attention to the Texas Rangers when they start a three game series tonight.
Detroit Sports Fan and current owner of Southside Automotive Wally Rauvala stopped in this morning to talk sports. Wally is a big Detroit Tigers and Lions fan and watches every game that is played, if he not watching he’s listening. You can catch Wally every day at Southside Automotive for all your auto needs. Give Wally a call at 906-249-9219.
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