RHP Jeremy Jeffress Returns To Brewers In ‘pen

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have called up right-hander Jeremy Jeffress from Triple-A Nashville to give the bullpen a boost. Jeffress joined the team before Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. He was 4-1 with a 1.51 ERA and five saves in the minors....

Indians Send Adams Down To Make Room For House

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-handed reliever Austin Adams to Triple-A Columbus, making room on the roster for left-hander T.J. House. House was officially recalled Monday from Class A Mahoning Valley to make the start in Minnesota, where the...

Tony Stewart Riding High From Sprint Car Victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. Stewart raced in a sprint car last weekend for the first time since he broke his leg in an extracurricular race last August. He missed the final...

Express Says Michael Weiss Will Retire As CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Clothing and accessories chain Express Inc. said Monday that Michael Weiss will retire as CEO on Jan. 30. David Kornberg, the Columbus, Ohio, company’s president, will replace Weiss. Weiss was the CEO of Express from 1997 to 2004, and he returned to the...

Kasich Administrator Returns To Ohio Right To Life

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An administrator from the staff of Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has been re-hired by Ohio Right to Life as its executive director. Stephanie Renade (reh-NAYD’) Krider begins her new position with the state’s largest anti-abortion...

Death Of Baby Killed By Dog Is Ruled An Accident

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 7-month-old Indiana boy who was attacked and killed by a dog in Ohio has been ruled an accident. The Montgomery County coroner’s office says in its preliminary findings from Monday’s autopsy that Jonathon Quarles Jr., of...

New Charges In Rock-throwing That Injured Teacher

MIFFLINBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Pennsylvania teenagers now stand charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident in Pennsylvania that left an Ohio teacher critically injured. Seventeen-year-old Milton resident Tyler Gregory Porter appeared in court Monday on charges including...

Ohio Couple’s Lawsuit Against Police Moves Forward

CINCINNATI (AP) — A court decision revives a couple’s claims that police illegally broke into their Cleveland home and intentionally inflicted emotional distress by hurling racial epithets and beating their adult son. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision Monday...

Manziel Scores As NFL’s Top-selling Jersey

CLEVELAND (AP) — Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league’s top-selling jersey since April 1. The league said Monday that...

Bengals Put DT Geno Atkins On PUP List

CINCINNATI (AP) — Standout defensive tackle Geno Atkins and starting cornerback Leon Hall were among nine players placed on the physically unable to perform list Monday by the Cincinnati Bengals. Atkins missed seven games and the Bengals’ one playoff game last season after...