DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have acquired minor league right-hander Nolan Blackwood from Oakland as a player to be named in the deal that sent pitcher Mike Fiers to the A's. Fiers was dealt to Oakland earlier this month for two players to be named or cash.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mikie Mahtook hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning, rookie Ryan Carpenter earned his first big league win and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5. Joe Mauer, Tyler Austin, Miguel Sano and Mitch Garver homered for the Twins, who had won four straight.
LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (AP) - Former Pro Bowl linebacker Paul Naumoff has died. Naumoff was 73 years old when he died Friday at his home in Tennessee. Naumoff played for the Detroit Lions from 1967-78 and reached the Pro Bowl in the 1970 season. He was drafted in the third round after an All-America career at Tennessee.
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