Matt Dery’s Daily Update 5-3-11
The Tigers losing streak has now reached 7 and it will not get any easier for the Detroiters tonight at home against the Yankees. New York’s ace C.C. Sabathia is on the hill for the bombers who has struggled recently at Comerica Park going 0-3 in his last 3 starts and an ERA over 8. Scott Sizemore is up from Toledo and will be the everyday second baseman for now. Tigers counter with Brad Penny tonight.
The Red Wings getting back to work at the Joe today, the team down 0-2 to the Sharks and according to Mike Babcock he has yet to make any decision on lineup changes for tomorrow night. Kris Draper says he is back in the lineup and will spell Drew Miller. Mike Modano believes he is still not playing.
NFL.com writer Jason Lacanfora reports that the Lions were desperate to move up into the top 5 of the draft last Thursday night. Lions were trying to pull off a trade for LSU CB Patrick Peterson but they could not get a deal done.