Davis Slam Leads Pirates Over Reds 6-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a winning run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates twice overcame deficits to beat the Reds 6-5 Monday night. Pittsburgh...

Penguins-Blue Jackets Sums

First Period_1, Columbus, Jenner 1 (Skille, Johansen), 1:38. 2, Columbus, Johnson 3 (Dubinsky, Savard), 3:18. Penalties_Savard, Clm (hooking), 4:21; Anisimov, Clm (delay of game), 15:40; Johansen, Clm (holding), 18:08. Second Period_3, Pittsburgh, Orpik 1 (Bennett, Martin),...

Pirates 6, Reds 5

Two outs when winning run scored. E_Barmes (1). DP_Cincinnati 1, Pittsburgh 1. LOB_Cincinnati 9, Pittsburgh 9. 2B_Phillips (3), Frazier (3), Bruce (4), P.Alvarez (2). HR_A.McCutchen (2), I.Davis (2). CS_Mesoraco (1). S_Leake. SF_B.Hamilton. Liriano pitched to 2 batters in the...

Fleury, 3-goal Flurry Lead Pens Past Jackets, 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Olli Maatta scored in a span of 2:13 of the third period to revive the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night. Pittsburgh took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series...

Indians Slip Past Royals 4-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis and Michael Brantley hit two-run homers, powering the Cleveland Indians over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Monday night when a fearless squirrel ran around Progressive Field and provided some extra entertainment. Kipnis connected in the sixth inning off...

Growing in small spaces

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer You don’t have to have a very big space to put your green thumb to work. According to Lauri Inkrott, a Hancock County Master Gardener volunteer, small gardens can be grown just about anywhere from a pot on the patio to a 4-foot-by-4-foot...

Coffman named CEO of Camp Fire

Patty Coffman of McComb has been selected as the next chief executive officer of Camp Fire Northwest Ohio. The action came at a recent meeting of the agency’s board of directors. The three-month-long search attracted more than 25 applicants. Coffman will officially assume...

Eastern League

___ Altoona 10, Harrisburg 1 Bowie 9, Erie 4 Portland 7, Binghamton 4 New Hampshire at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. Richmond at Reading, 6:35 p.m. Akron at Trenton, 7:05 p.m. Harrisburg at Altoona, 6:30 p.m. Portland at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Erie at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Richmond at...

Forest library to show movies

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Public Library, 102 W. Lima St., Forest, will show two movies Friday. “Philomena” will begin at 1 p.m. The family movie, “The Nut Job,” will be shown from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The $1 admission includes popcorn and a drink....

‘Be Red Cross Ready’ program set

The Hancock County Chapter of the American Red Cross will present “Be Red Cross Ready” from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Participants will be trained on how to prepare before a disaster strikes. Each...