The Cincinnati Reds came back to beat the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday, 2-1. Milwaukee took their lead in the third on a Carlos Gomez solo homer. The game would go scoreless after that until the ninth as Mat Latos and Willy Peralta battled in Cincinnati. In the ninth, the Reds would come alive offensively as Todd Frazier tied the game with a solo blast. Then, Dioner Navarro came through with an RBI triple to win the game. Cincinnati is now 94-62 and will head to Pittsburgh tonight at 7.
The Cleveland Indians announced the firing of manager Manny Acta after three years as the Tribe coach yesterday. The Indians had a measly 5-24 record during a rough collapse in August as well as a 21-50 record in the second half. The Indians named bench coach Sandy Alomar as the interim head coach. Alomar and ESPN analyst Terry Francona have come up as early head coach possibilities. Acta was 214-266 as the Indians manager.
Elsewhere in the MLB, Tampa Bay edged the Chicago White Sox, 3-2. Atlanta bested Miami, 6-2. Toronto blanked the New York Yankees, 6-0. Washington defeated Philadelphia, 7-3. San Francisco topped Arizona, 7-3. Seattle ousted the LA Angels, 9-4. Colorado clipped the Chicago Cubs, 7-5. Texas outlasted Oakland, 9-7. The New York Mets snuck past Pittsburgh, 6-5 and Detroit edged Kansas City, 5-4.
The Cleveland Browns fell to the Baltimore Ravens last night, 23-16. Baltimore got on the board first with an 18-yard touchdown catch from Torrey Smith and a Justin Tucker field goal. However, just before the half Cleveland cut into the lead and got on the board with a Trent Richardson one-yard touchdown run. Baltimore opened the second half with a Joe Flacco one-yard touchdown run, but Cleveland responded on a 51-yard Phil Dawson field goal. The Ravens jumped out to a big lead on a Cary Williams 63-yard interception return for a TD. Cleveland climbed back with two fourth quarter field goals, but with three seconds left and the ball on the Baltimore 15-yard line, Brandon Weeden’s pass went out of the endzone. Cleveland will now travel to face the New York Giants next Sunday at 1.
The Athens County Game of the Week returns to Power 105 tonight as the Federal Hocking Lancers host the South Gallia Rebels in a TVC-Hocking clash. Midway through the season, the Lancers are 4-1. South Gallia has yet to get in the win column, but come to Stewart looking for the upset. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame at 7:15 and kickoff at 7:30. Immediately following the game, it’s Football Friday Night’s with Rusty Martin and Troy Bolin until midnight.
The Athens Bulldogs start their trek to defend the TVC-Ohio title and the Doc Kroner trophy tonight as they host Wellston. The Bulldogs have won four in a row behind stellar quarterback Joey Burrow and running back Trae Williams, but the Golden Rockets would love to crash the Athens homecoming night party behind running back Noah Massie. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 7:15 and kickoff at 7:30.
Elsehwere in Athens County tonight, Nelsonville-York hosts Meigs. Alexander heads to Vinton County and Trimble welcomes Waterford.
Ohio Bobcats volleyball won their second in row, winning in straight sets last night over Kent State, 3-0. The Bobcats will now host Eastern Michigan on Saturday at 7. A reminder that the Ohio Bobcats football team heads to UMass to begin MAC play tomorrow. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame at 2 with the Bobcat Insider and kickoff at 3:30.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:06 to 7.
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