Matt Dery’s Daily Update 3-21-11
A star less game at the Joe tonight as the Red Wings bring in the rival Penguins but Pittsburgh remains without its top 2 guns, Sydney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Both players remain sidelined with injuries. The Wings will not have Johan Franzen, Pavel Datsyuk and Jiri Hudler. Chris Osgood remains sidelined with that sports hernia but says today that he hopes to dress Wednesday against Vancouver.
Phil Coke on the hill for the Tigers today, they are facing the Astros. Coke’s ERA this spring is 2.70. Righty Brett Myers starts for Houston. Jim Leyland has Andy Dirks hitting 3rd today in front of Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez.
NFL Players Association head Dee Smith is not messing around, for the second time in the last few days unprompted Smith calls the owners offer to the player “the worst deal in the history of sports”.