Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3. Matthew Boyd allowed an unearned run, six hits and a walk over six innings. Daniel Norris inherited the bases loaded with no outs in the eighth and limited Seattle to two runs. Jose Cisnero pitched the ninth for his second save. Marco Gonzales gave up four runs and five hits over four innings in his second start since coming back from a strained left forearm. The Tigers took advantage of Gonzales early, scoring four runs in two innings.
UNDATED (AP) — Romain Grosjean is thriving in his move from Formula One to IndyCar and has again found his passion for racing. He struggled for nine seasons in F1 before he was nearly killed in a fiery crash in Bahrain in November. It was his final F1 race. He now drives for Dale Coyne Racing in IndyCar. He finished second in his third start last month before returning home to watch the Indianapolis 500 on television with his family. He found he missed the series so much that he now plans to race the oval at Gateway near St. Louis in August.
UNDATED (AP) — Helio Castroneves is trying to get back into the IndyCar Series fulltime. He hoped his fourth win in the Indianapolis 500 would lead to more races. But it didn’t payoff with a ride this weekend at the doubleheader at Detroit. Castroneves will instead debut Saturday night in Tony Stewart’s All-Star Superstar Racing Experience in Connecticut as previously scheduled. He still has five more IndyCar races on his calendar for Michael Shank Racing this season but the team did not expand those plans following his surprise victory.