Walks Cost Blue Jays In 6-4 Loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — A successful road trip ended on a down note for the Toronto Blue Jays. Reliever Aaron Loup’s wildness in the sixth inning turned a two-run lead into a one-run deficit and the Blue Jays couldn’t finish off a sweep of the Cleveland Indians, losing 6-4...

Bailey And Reds Win Again At Wrigley, 8-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings at friendly Wrigley Field for his first win of the season and Jay Bruce homered and doubled as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 on Sunday. Zack Cozart hit a two-run homer for Cincinnati, which took two of...

Reds 8, Cubs 2

DP_Cincinnati 1. LOB_Cincinnati 10, Chicago 14. 2B_Bruce (3), Frazier (2), Ludwick (1), Mesoraco (6), Cozart (3), Bonifacio (4), Kalish (2). HR_Bruce (3), Cozart (1). SB_B.Hamilton (7), Bonifacio (9). CS_Bonifacio (2). HBP_by Bailey (Sweeney). WP_Villanueva. Umpires_Home, Cory...

Pivotal Game 3 Awaits With Pens, CBJ Tied At 1-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After an injury-filled regular season, about the last thing the Pittsburgh Penguins needed or expected was a major struggle early in the playoffs. Yet that is exactly what they’re getting from the upstart Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets, a...

Murphy Delivers For Indians In 6-4 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Murphy hit a three-run double in the sixth inning and John Axford worked out of bases-loaded jam in the ninth, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday to avoid a series sweep. Cleveland entered the sixth trailing 4-2,...

Indians 6, Blue Jays 4

LOB_Toronto 9, Cleveland 4. 2B_Reyes (1), Brantley (4), Dav.Murphy (4). HR_Brantley (3). SB_Me.Cabrera (3), Bourn (2). CS_Kipnis (1). S_Goins. SF_Swisher. Morrow pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. Umpires_Home, Ron Kulpa; First, CB Bucknor; Second, Tripp Gibson; Third, Dale Scott....

Communities Rally To Fight Back Against Heroin

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Rachel Snelbaker fought the lonely battle against her daughter’s heroin abuse for years, trying to get her into treatment and trying to track her down when she went missing to use drugs. It ended suddenly and sadly when the 21-year-old died after a...

Search For 2 Missing Lake Erie Boaters Continues

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A state agency continues to search western Lake Erie for two boaters who disappeared days ago with two others whose bodies have been recovered. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says two boats with the department’s watercraft division were...

Lerner Raises Doubts About Future At Villa

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — American businessman Randy Lerner has raised doubts about his future as Aston Villa chairman by saying he will address “steady rumors of a sale” of the Premier League club at the end of the season. Villa released a statement on Sunday, in...

Fracking Foes Cringe As Unions Back Drilling Boom

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they’re now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale fracking boom. That vocal...