The Cincinnati Reds bested the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday, 3-1. St. Louis took the early lead, scoring once in the first behind a Matt Holliday sac-fly. However, it would be all Cincinnati from that point on as the Reds tied the game in the fourth as Scott Rolen blasted a solo homer. Then, in the sixth, Jay Bruce and Dioner Navarro delivered RBI base hits to give the Redlegs the lead. Cincinnati got great pitching from Mat Latos, throwing five innings and giving up one run on three hits. Cincinnati is now 97-64 and will wrap up the regular season tonight against St. Louis. Homer Bailey will take the rubber tonight for the Reds. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 7:45 and first pitch at 8:15.
The Cleveland Indians won in walk off fashion over the Chicago White Sox yesterday, 4-3 in 12 innings. Cleveland got on the board first with a Shin-Soo Choo solo homer in the fourth. The White Sox answered with one in the sixth and then took the lead in the ninth on a Dayan Viciedo two-run blast. However, Cleveland would answer behind a Travis Hafner two-run homer. Then, in the bottom of the 12th, the Indians came through as Jason Donald delivered an RBI base knock to win the game. Cleveland finishes the regular season tonight against Chicago at 7.
Elsewhere in the MLB, Milwaukee edged San Diego, 4-3. Kansas City bested Detroit, 4-2. Houston blanked the Chicago Cubs, 3-0. Miami outlasted the New York Mets, 4-3 in 11 innings. Baltimore clipped Tampa Bay, 1-0. Toronto ousted Minnesota, 4-3. Washington topped Philadelphia, 4-2. The New York Yankees snuck past Boston, 4-3 in 12 innings and Pittsburgh defeated Atlanta, 5-1.
The Cincinnati Bengals made a pair of moves yesterday, waiving CB Chris Lewis-Harris and re-signing TE Richard Quinn. Lewis-Harris was signed the day before the Jacksonville game and played special teams and Quinn was inactive for the two games he spent with the Bengals in Cleveland and Washington. The Bengals return to action on Sunday as they host Miami. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 11:30 and kickoff at 1.
The OHSAA released its latest computer rankings yesterday. In Division 3, region 12, the Athens Bulldogs came in at fourth and if the season ended today would host Gallia Academy. In Division 5, region 19, Alexander is slotted 10th, Federal Hocking is 14th and Nelsonville-York is 15th. Also, in Division 6, region 23, Trimble is at sixth and if the season ended today, the Tomcats would travel to Danville in the first round of the playoffs. The top eight teams after ten weeks make the playoffs with the top four hosting games in the first round. On your radio dial on Friday night, Athens heads to Alexander on 970 WATH and Federal Hocking hosts Wahama on the Power 105 Athens County Game of the Week.
Also, in college football news, Ohio State has schedule a home-and-home series with TCU. The Buckeyes will travel to TCU in 2018 and the Buckeyes will host the Horned Frogs in 2019. Ohio State takes on Nebraska on Saturday at 8.
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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