Ohio Sports

Lodeiro’s stoppage-time goal lifts Sounders over Crew 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nicolás Lodeiro scored his second goal in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to lift the Seattle Sounders over the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday night. Seattle's Kelvin Leerdam hit the crossbar on a free kick in the 94th minute and then Lodeiro headed a ...

All-Stars Beiber, Lindor lead Indians over Reds 7-2

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — In a foreboding tone, manager Terry Francona called Shane Bieber to his hotel room to deliver some important news on Cleveland's day off. The faked sternness soon yielded to tears of joy — the second-year pitcher was going to be an ...

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) — With July 4 still a few days off, Eugenio Suarez got an early jump on the fireworks. Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati's longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and ...

Bieber, Indians turn tables on Orioles with 2-0 shutout

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Coming off successive lopsided defeats to the lowly Baltimore Orioles, the Cleveland Indians turned to Shane Bieber to pull the team out of its inexplicable collapse. Bieber did his part, restoring the pecking order between the two teams ...

Kipnis hits walk-off homer in 10th as Indians edge Royals

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis spun as he approached home plate and deftly avoided being soaked with ice water by teammate Francisco Lindor. Right now, Kipnis and the Indians are making all the right moves. Kipnis homered leading off the 10th inning as ...

Blue Jackets at center of attention as NHL free agency looms

By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Where many express concern, Jarmo Kekäläinen says he sees only opportunity regarding the uncertain state of the Columbus roster a week before NHL free agency. To Kekäläinen, the fear of possibly losing stars such as Matt ...

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5

By JOE TOTORAITIS Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw made the all the difference for Brandon Woodruff. Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. "That ball was crushed," Woodruff said of Shaw's big hit in ...

Bradley has RBI double in debut, Indians top Tigers 8-3

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley was showered with applause when he ran onto the field, then soaked with beer upon returning to the home clubhouse. Both experiences were even better than he had imagined. Bradley doubled and drove in a run in his first major ...

Power on: Indians recall slugger Bobby Bradley from minors

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley has brought his big bat to the majors. The Indians recalled Bradley on Sunday from Triple-A Columbus, where he was leading the International League in home runs and causing Cleveland fans to question why he wasn't in a lineup needing power. The Indians, who ...

Rangers spoil Clevinger’s return with 7-2 win over Indians

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn did what he has been doing throughout his first season with the Texas Rangers with another quality start. While Lynn allowed one run over seven innings, the Cleveland Indians finally got to see Mike Clevinger back on ...