ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double in the sixth inning to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels last night. Scherzer tied teammate Rick Porcello and New York's Masahiro Tanaka for the league lead in wins. He allowed three runs and six hits over seven innings and struck out 11.
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski says it was a necessity to bolster the team's bullpen. The Tigers acquired right-hander Joakim Soria. The Tigers traded pitching prospects Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson to the Texas Rangers to acquire Soria.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-1 victory over the Mets last night. Garza yielded a third-inning single to Wilmer Flores and a seventh-inning homer to Lucas Duda. Garza struck out four and walked one. The Mets sent only 31 batters to the plate.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers painted a rosy forecast of the future to shareholders of the NFL's only publicly-owned franchise. Players report for training camp Friday. The topic of Brett Favre's return came up again yesterday with reporters after team president Mark Murphy spoke at the shareholders meeting at Lambeau Field. Murphy said he is hopeful that Favre can return for a game this year.
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