Jun 12, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Phil Coke (40) signs autographs for the fans before the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

DJC Morning Drive – Detroit Sports Links and Scores


In Allen Park, the reviews are coming in from the first full day of mini-camp. Meanwhile in Kansas City the Big Potato got baked again in the ninth.  All this in Detroit Sports and more from the DJC Morning Drive.

 SCORES

Detroit Tigers 2  Kansas City Royals 3  For the third time in this three game series, the winning team scored three runs. Justin Verlander only gave up 3 hits and Jose Valverde blew his 3rd save. Chances are the Tigers will be on their third closer soon.

LINKS 

Darius Slay Impresses In Mini Camp via MLive

Detroit Lions rookie cornerback Darius Slay told anyone who would listen that his knee issues were being blown out of proportion this offseason. Now is as good a time as any to start listening.

Kickalicious Catching On Fast via MLive

A month ago, kicker Håvard Rugland had never worn a football helmet. At Tuesday’s practice, theNorwegian YouTube sensation was blasting 50-yard field goal after 50-yard field goal during a special teams session.

Johnson Sees Big Things For Broyles via Detroitlions.com

Broyles, in particular, has a chance to really fill that void this season. A second-round pick last year, he has an opportunity to be a breakout performer from last year’s draft class. He was just coming into his own with a six-catch, 126-yard performance the prior week to tearing his ACL vs. the Colts.He seems ahead of schedule in his rehab, already taking part in the team portion of practice in mini-camp.

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