The Detroit Tigers announced today that Spencer Turnbull will undergo Tommy John surgery later this month. Turnbull will miss the remainder of the 2021 season and a substantial portion of the 2022 season as well. Turnbull has been sidelined with a forearm injury that had previously been described as muscular in nature, but recent tests apparently revealed chronic damage to the elbow.
Michael Thompson defends his 3M Open title this week in Minnesota, and did a press conference today in advance of this weeks’ tournament. Thompson was also featured on Golf Channel’s “PGA TOUR: The Cut,” in a segment that looks at his hobby of restoring cars. Both segments are below.
Cobie Vance, who’s bat has come to life since moving to shortstop, homered again for the Lansing Lugnuts tonight.
Brett Auerbach broke up a no-hitter with this 7th inning home run tonight.
Through his foundation, Quinnen Williams plans to give out $15,000 in scholarship grants to Birmingham area recent high school graduations. Information is included in the Instagram post below.
3rd Down Nation has a feature on Tim Williams, who’s looking to resurrect his career with the Saskatchewan RoughRiders.
In other CFL news, Cyrus Kouandjio, who was attempting a comeback with the RoughRiders, announced his retirement today.
The Players Trust has a feature on Brandon Miree, who is making a name for himself writing and producing films.
Bo Scarbrough will be this week’s guest on Rodney Cooper’s Locker Room Talk with Coop. Episode will premiere on YouTube on Sunday.
Michael Myers was tonight’s guest on the Bama Standard.
- Dylan Moses – placed on the Non-Football Injury List by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
- Cyrus Kouandjio – placed on the Retired List by the Saskatchewan RoughRiders.
- Matt Foster – optioned to the Charlotte Knights by the Chicago White Sox.
- Chander Taylor – activated from the Development List by the Corpus Christi Hooks.
TENNIS WTA Palermo Ladies Open, Doubles Rd of 16: 4-seed Erin Routliffe / K Zimmerman defeated Bassols-Ribera / Papamichail 6-4, 6-3. UTR Pro Series - Newport Beach. Alexey Nesterov lost to Colton Smith 4-6, 6-3, 6-0. GOLF WAPT Natchez Golf Classic Rd 1: Kenzie Wright – 68, -4, T6 Forme Tour Bolingbrook Golf Club Invitational Rd 1: Jonathan Hardee – 73, +1, T99 Dru Love – 73, +1, T99 BASEBALL Lansing 8, West Michigan 3. Cobie Vance (SS) – 3-3, 1 HR (2nd), 1 double, 1 single, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 3 RBI, 2 runs. Hillside 3, Eugene 2. Brett Auerbach (2B) – 1-4, 1 HR (4th), 1 RBI, 1 run. Lake Erie 5, Gateway 5. Geoffrey Bramblett – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Corpus Christi 8, Midland 1. Chandler Taylor (RF) – 2-4, 1 double, 1 single, 1 run.