Wacha Paces Cardinals Past Reds 5-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha outdid Tony Cingrani in a rematch of young power arms and the St. Louis Cardinals got a three-run double from Yadier Molina in the first inning, beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 in their home opener on Monday. Standing room attendance of 47,492, the...

Indians, Padres Postponed By Rain

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians’ interleague series opener with the San Diego Padres has been postponed by rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday. Steady rain fell at Progressive Field in the hours leading up to Monday’s game, and with the...

Midwest League

___ No games scheduled Cedar Rapids at Great Lakes, 6:05 p.m. Wisconsin at West Michigan, 6:35 p.m. Quad Cities at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Beloit at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Dayton at Peoria, 7:30 p.m. Fort Wayne at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Bowling Green at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Lake...

Death Row Inmate Cites Health-related Risk Factors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a condemned Ohio killer scheduled to die next month say multiple health problems put him at risk for harm during lethal injection. The attorneys say Arthur Tyler has a history of heart problems and diabetes and risk factors including...

Kent State Man Pleads Not Guilty After Shot Fired

KENT, Ohio (AP) — A Kent State University student suspected of prompting a campus lockdown after shooting himself in the hand has pleaded not guilty to carrying a concealed weapon. A judge on Monday set bond at $40,000 and told 24-year-old Quavaugntay Tyler of Cleveland to stay...

Pimp Gets 10 Years Under NJ Human Trafficking Law

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to running a high-priced prostitution ring has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in one of the first cases brought under New Jersey’s new human trafficking law. Percival Williams of Edison was sentenced Monday under a...

100 Of 153 Mumps Cases Linked To Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say 100 of the 153 confirmed cases have been linked to Ohio State University. Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 69 years....

International League

___ Buffalo at Lehigh Valley, 5:05 p.m. Syracuse at Pawtucket, 6:15 p.m. Indianapolis at Toledo, ppd., rain Gwinnett at Norfolk, ppd., rain Louisville at Columbus, 6:35 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Syracuse at Pawtucket, 6:15...

Ohio Bill Says College Athletes Aren’t Employees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel has changed a budget bill to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law. The move comes after a decision last month by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board involving the Northwestern...

Ohio’s 4 Casinos See Revenues Spike In March

CINCINNATI (AP) — Revenue figures show March was a good month for Ohio’s four casinos. The numbers released Monday show each casino had a significant increase from February. The bump mirrors a similar boost in casino revenues last March following winter slumps. This year,...