6:32 PM EDT, Tue August 30, 2016
Grand Rapids Press 28 mins ago
Toledo Walleye and Red Wings sign new two-year affiliation deal

Toledo Walleye and Red Wings sign new two-year affiliation deal

The Toledo Walleye will remain affiliated with the Detroit Red Wings after announcement Tuesday of a new two-year agreement through the 2017-18 season. The Walleye, a member of the ECHL, have served as the Red Wings' AA affiliate since their...
Grand Rapids Press 50 mins ago
Tigers minor-league pitcher Warwick Saupold arrested in Toledo

Tigers minor-league pitcher Warwick Saupold arrested in Toledo

Two Pittsburgh Pirates minor-leaguers were also arrested, according to the Pirates Prospects blog and the Post-Gazette. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers minor-league pitcher Warwick Saupold was arrested in Toledo early Sunday morning for simple assault, according to Lucas County (Ohio) records posted online. Two Pittsburgh Pirates minor-leaguers were also arrested, according to the Pirates Prospects blog and the Post-Gazette. The arrests occurred after the Toledo Mud Hens, the Tigers' Triple-A affiliate, played Indianapolis, a Pirates affiliate. Saupold, 26, a native...
Lions claim ex-Bengals LB Jayson DiManche off waivers

Lions claim ex-Bengals LB Jayson DiManche off waivers

Dimanche was among the biggest names cut by Cincinnati this week. After going undrafted out of Southern Illinois in 2013, he signed as an undrafted free agent and played in 28 games over the next two years, including all 16 as a rookie.
Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
WR Jehu Chesson says he's had no restrictions, no setbacks with knee; ready for Saturday

WR Jehu Chesson says he's had no restrictions, no setbacks with knee; ready for Saturday

ANN ARBOR -- Michigan senior receiver Jehu Chesson is ready to roll. The team's All-Big Ten wideout entered fall camp Aug. 8 with full confidence that his rehabilitated knee would hold up. And with Michigan's season-opener against Hawaii now just...
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Tigers lineup: Cameron Maybin out, JaCoby Jones making debut

Tigers lineup: Cameron Maybin out, JaCoby Jones making debut

Tyler Collins will start in place of Maybin, who re-injured his thumb Monday night. DETROIT -- JaCoby Jones will make his major league debut by starting at third base for the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Cameron Maybin, who re-injured his sprained left thumb during a slide on Monday night was not in the lineup. Tyler Collins will start in his place. Second baseman Ian Kinsler will to the top spot in the lineup after batting second on Monday night. The full lineup is below. Detroit Tigers 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B 2. Tyler Collins, CF 3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B 4....
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Calvin Johnson on 'Dancing With The Stars'? 'Pray for him'

Calvin Johnson on 'Dancing With The Stars'? 'Pray for him'

Johnson will be a contestant when the reality series resumes Sept. 12 with season 23.
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
JaCoby Jones joining Tigers; Casey McGehee optioned to Toledo

JaCoby Jones joining Tigers; Casey McGehee optioned to Toledo

The Tigers also optioned starting pitcher Matt Boyd to Toledo and recalled left-handed reliever Blaine Hardy. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers purchased the contract of JaCoby Jones from Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday, one of four transactions executed before the game with the Chicago White Sox. The Tigers also optioned third baseman Casey McGehee and starting pitcher Matt Boyd to Toledo and recalled left-handed reliever Blaine Hardy. It's not immediately clear what role Jones will have on the club. Manager Brad Ausmus is scheduled to speak to reporters later in the...
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Kevin Williams listed as DT starter, Donnie Corley set for MSU debut

Kevin Williams listed as DT starter, Donnie Corley set for MSU debut

Michigan State's depth chart had a few changes compared to the preseason.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Chris Osgood joins Jimmy Devellano as Saginaw Spirit part owners

Chris Osgood joins Jimmy Devellano as Saginaw Spirit part owners

The Detroit Red Wing goalie fulfilled a career goal Tuesday when he became a part owner of an OHL team.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Michigan State notes: Spartans still waiting to hear from NCAA on Ed Davis

Michigan State notes: Spartans still waiting to hear from NCAA on Ed Davis

Michigan State has yet to hear back from the NCAA on its application for a sixth-year waiver on behalf of Davis, Mark Dantonio said on Tuesday.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
What redshirt? Jim Harbaugh now says as many as 15 true freshmen could play in '16

What redshirt? Jim Harbaugh now says as many as 15 true freshmen could play in '16

Plenty of Jim Harbaugh's No. 5-ranked 2016 recruiting class could be on the field Saturday against Hawaii.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago

Andre Rison avoids prison after pleading guilty to probation violations

Prosecutors vowed to request prison time if he violates again.
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Red Wings prospect Zach Nastasiuk is quicker but still working to improve skating

Red Wings prospect Zach Nastasiuk is quicker but still working to improve skating

Nastasiuk split last season between Grand Rapids of the AHL and Toledo of the ECHL.
Grand Rapids Press 7 hours ago
Watch Dixon Machado make an incredible bare-hand catch as he slides

Watch Dixon Machado make an incredible bare-hand catch as he slides

Machado will likely be recalled to Detroit in the coming days, but hes not leaving Triple-A Toledo without putting on a show. DETROIT -- Dixon Machado will likely be recalled to Detroit in the coming days, but he's not leaving Triple-A Toledo without putting on a show. The Tigers shortstop prospect nonchalantly ended Monday night's game with a sliding, bare-handed, over-the-shoulder catch on a pop fly in shallow left field. Your browser does not support iframes. Machado may have been one-upping Jose Iglesias, the Tigers shorstop who just finished a rehab stint in...
Grand Rapids Press 7 hours ago
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Daniel Norris starts against White Sox

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Daniel Norris starts against White Sox

The Tigers are just one game behind Baltimore in the race for the second and final American League wild card spot. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (70-61) vs. Chicago White Sox (63-67)When: 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30Where: Comerica ParkTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Evan Woodbery PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersLH Daniel Norris (2-2, 3.63 ERA) Chicago White SoxRH Anthony Ranaudo (1-1, 9.61 ERA) GAME NOTES--Jarrod Saltalamacchia came up big in the clutch last night. The win...

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