The Tigers haven’t dropped 10 in a row since their 119-loss season in 2003.
This is a learning process for a lot of our young guys, Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said. We’re not swinging the bats great, and we’re playing some very good teams right now. That combination will do some damage to you.
Lowrie went 9 for 17 (.529) with two homers and three doubles in the set, driving in at least one run in all four games.
Michael tried to muscle through that inning a little bit and they got some runs out of it, Gardenhire said. We talked to him after that inning, and reminded him to use all of his pitches, not just the fastball.
Austin Rivers is opting in on his $12 million contract with Clippers for next season, he said.
Rivers was selected by New Orleans with the 10th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. He played two and a half seasons with the team before he was dealt to the Clippers in January 2015.
The Clippers finished last season with a 42-40 record and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2010-11.
This story has been rehashed so many times that it is Bowie’s defining legacy. But the one thing we need to add is that Clyde Drexler was not a worthwhile factor in passing on Jordan; they could have played together, and Drexler hadn’t been that great as a rookie the year before.
Washington had a nondescript five-season career. Dantley is a Hall of Famer and two-time scoring champion who won the Rookie of the Year Award and ended up the best player in the class.