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Abreu, LaRoche lead White Sox to 12-3 win against Tigers

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) greets Tyler Flowers after Abreu's grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Despite their early season struggles, the players who make up the middle of the Chicago White Sox batting order knew what they could do.

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Tigers beat White Sox 2-1 for big league-best 9-1 start

Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias celebrates as he runs to first base after driving in the winning run with an RBI single in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Detroit. The Tigers defeated the White Sox 2-1. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Coming into this season, the Tigers had started 9-1 just twice since World War I: in 1968 and 1984, the years of Detroit’s last two World Series titles.

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5 high school baseball, softball programs get grants

DETROIT (AP) — Comerica Bank and the Detroit Tigers have teamed up to give five Michigan high schools grants of $5,000 each to benefit baseball and softball programs.

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Wayne State University plans 100-mile cycling fundraiser

DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University in Detroit plans to hold a 100-mile urban cycling event to raise scholarship money for students in financial need.

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Ex-Joe Louis training site in Detroit to become restaurant

Flanked by city leaders and children from the Detroit City Chess Club, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announces plans to redevelop the historic Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center, where greats like Joe Louis trained, during a news conference in front of the crumbling structure Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Detroit. A long-closed recreation center where heavyweight champion Joe Louis once trained will house an upscale restaurant as part of a $50 million development project that will include up to 150 apartments, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Tuesday. (Brandy Baker/Detroit News via AP)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says a long-closed recreation center where heavyweight champion Joe Louis once trained will house an upscale restaurant as part of a $50 million development project.

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