UPDATES & NEWS
Billy Hamilton went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs, and three stolen bases against the Pirates on Tuesday.
Hamilton has been on fire of late, going 10-for-21 (.476 BA) with four extra-base hits (2 HR), five RBI, seven runs scored and five stolen bases over his last six games. After a slow start to the season, Hamilton has really picked up the pace of late and is now just eight stolen bases off the pace of league-leader Dee Gordon (36) with 28 steals on 36 attempts as he continues to be a threat every time he gets aboard. As long as his on-base percentage (.311) remains on the upswing, he will be a great contributor in both runs and stolen bases as we get into the heart of summer. ANALYST: Matthew Beck
Lions will not use the franchise tag on DT Ndamukong Suh.
There has been a lot of back-and-forth internally as to whether the Lions want to bring Suh back and obviously cost is a major issue as he will command quite the hefty salary on the open market. But they won't use the franchise tag here as they know the bitterness it will cause between player and team. Look for the Lions to make the defensive lineman a competitive offer but they won't break the bank to keep him. Analysis: Howard Bender