The Pistons mulled over who they might pick at #8. The Lions mulled over their off-season roster. The Tigers dodged rain drops while the Red Wings took to the ice to prepare for Game 4. All this Detroit Sports news and more in the DJC Morning Drive.
Detroit Tigers 11 Cleveland Indians 7
The game was delayed twice by rain but the Tigers dodged the raindrops and held on to beat the Indians and take both games of the two game mini-series. Miguel Cabrera continued his assault on American League pitching hitting his 5th home run in three games. The Tigers come home to face the Twins now only 1/2 game back.
Evidently, Mo Cheeks impressed someone during a recent phone interview with the Detroit Pistons. The Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach and former head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers will have second interview with the Pistons today, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.
Detroit Red Wings
Coming into their second-round series against the Chicago Blackhawks, it appeared that the Detroit Red Wings had little chance of winning. All of the stats favored the Blackhawks, who had already beaten Detroit in all four games during the regular season. But this is why the NHL playoffs are great. It does not matter what happened in the regular season; unlike any other league, the NHL playoffs become a completely different beast.
The Detroit Lions continue to stay busy on the NFL waiver wire this offseason. Detroit picked up defensive end Braylon Broughton after the New Orleans Saints released him. Broughton (6-foot-6 and 272 pounds) had a predraft visit with the Lions in 2012, and entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent last season after playing for Texas Christian University.