Babcock agreed to an eight-year contract that makes him the highest-paid coach in the NHL, a reported $50 million deal.
Ryan Braun, Adam Lind and Aramis Ramirez hit consecutive home runs in a 6-run 3rd inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Detroit Tigers.
Red Wings coach Babcock had negotiations with the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday regarding the possibility of becoming their next head coach.
Detroit had men on first and second with no outs in the 8th, but Victor Martinez grounded into a double play and J.D. Martinez struck out.
Miguel Cabrera’s RBI double in the first was the only damage against the Cardinals’ Lance Lynn.
The Grand Rapids Griffins are headed to the next round of the Calder Cup Playoffs.
Miguel Cabrera’s bat gave the Detroit Tigers a smashing start. His under-rated defense helped save them late.
American Pharoah has Bob Baffert back in the Triple Crown groove.
Miguel Cabrera ended a season-long slump in night games with a two-run homer and two singles.
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers were due for a game like this.
The Grand Rapids Griffins won their first road game of the postseason on Thursday.
When Scotty Vander Sloot was offered a wish, he could have asked for something flashy. What he chose showed maturity beyond his years.
Torii Hunter homered and Joe Mauer hit a bases-loaded triple, leading the Minnesota Twins past the Detroit Tigers.
The Grand Rapids Griffins lost Game 3 of their second-round Calder Cup Playoffs series against the IceHogs in Rockford, Ill.
Kinsler’s flare cleared the infield in the 10th, bringing Anthony Gose home from second with the winning run in the Tigers’ victory.
Despite being a first-round draft pick, goalie Tom McCullom had to wait six years to get his first playoff start with the Griffins.