Eastern League

___ Akron at Altoona, 6:30 p.m. Richmond at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Harrisburg at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. New Hampshire at Reading, 6:35 p.m. Erie at Binghamton, ppd., rain Portland at Trenton, 7:05 p.m. Akron at Altoona, 6:30 p.m. Erie at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Richmond at Bowie, 6:35...

Reds Activate Mesoraco From 15-day DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have activated catcher Devin Mesoraco from the 15-day disabled list and say he will get the bulk of the playing time this season. Mesoraco began the year on the DL because of an injured side. The Reds optioned catcher Tucker Barnhart to...

Ohio State Football Will Pay 3 Visitors Over $2M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State will pay more than $2 million in total guarantees to bring Virginia Tech, Kent State and Cincinnati to Ohio Stadium to play the Buckeyes in football this fall. The university disclosed the payouts on Tuesday at the request of The Associated Press....

Ohio Lawmaker Renews Call For Judge’s Impeachment

CINCINNATI (AP) — A state lawmaker has reiterated his call for the impeachment of a federal judge who plans to order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages. Republican Rep. John Becker of Union Township first called for Cincinnati-based Judge Timothy Black’s removal...

Orioles Acquire RHP Preston Guilmet From Indians

NEW YORK (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Preston Guilmet from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Torsten Boss in an exchange of minor leaguers. The Orioles announced the deal Monday during their game against the New York Yankees. Gimlet was optioned to...

Man Sentenced Under NJ Human Trafficking Law

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who admitted to running a high-priced prostitution ring has been sentenced to a decade in prison under the state’s new human trafficking law. Percival Williams of Edison was sentenced Monday in state Superior Court under a...

May Primary Offers Array Of Legislative Contenders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Primary candidates vying to be in the Ohio Legislature include former and current legislators, and spouses and daughters of state representatives. Democrats have 13 primary races on May 6 ballots for seats in the House, while majority Republicans have almost...
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VIDEO: DeWine speaks at Findlay Rotary

  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine spoke Monday at the weekly Findlay Rotary Club meeting. His speech covered updates from the Attorney General’s office, including investigations into untested rape kits and combating the state’s heroin abuse problems.

Cincinnati Bell To Sell Wireless Unit To Verizon

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bell says it has agreed to sell its wireless service to Verizon Wireless in a deal worth about $210 million. The company and New York-based Verizon said Monday that Cincinnati Bell will continue wireless service for the next eight months to a year...

Ohio Lawmaker Charged With Fraud Appears In Court

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwestern Ohio lawmaker was in court Monday on charges that he misled investors about a company’s financial status and used their money for personal gain Republican state Rep. Pete Beck was in the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas for the first...