Cincinnati Reds pitching coach Byran Price is in the mix reportedly among candidates for the Miami Marlins’ managerial vacancy. Price is among a few other early candidates for the Marlins opening, including frontrunner Mike Redmond. Price has been with the Reds for three years now, helping the Reds pitching staff lead Cincinnati to the playoffs during two of his three seasons.
With the Cincinnati Bengals on a bye week, now is the time to rest up and get healthy. Running back Brian Leonard is no exception as his rib injury from week six against Cleveland continues to heal. Leonard worked out with the team on Wednesday, during the team’s final practice of the bye week. Leonard said he is optimistic he will be able to play next week against Denver. The Bengals were down to three running backs last week and only managed 80 yards as a team on the ground. In other Bengals injury news, offensive tackle and center Andrew Whitworth and Jeff Faine were on the field for practice but did not participate for the second consecutive day. Cincinnati battles Denver next Sunday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 11:30 AM and kickoff at 1.
The San Francisco Giants dominated the Detroit Tigers last night, 8-3 to take a 1-0 series lead in the World Series. The Giants jumped on Tigers ace Justin Verlander right away as Pablo Sandoval blasted a solo shot in the first before Marco Scutaro added to the lead in the third with an RBI single and Pablo Sandoval homered again, driving in two. Sandoval would homer again in the fifth to give San Francisco a six run lead and put the game away. The Giants and Tigers will clash again tonight at 8 for game 2.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman admitted yesterday that a full 82-game schedule is unlikely with labor relations at a standstill. The league made an offer back on October 16th, which included a 50/50 revenue split, but the players responded with three offers, all of which were turned down. The union requested a formal meeting on Tuesday, but the league turned them down and said a meeting was not necessary. Bettman said he had no indication when the league and union would resume negotiations.
In other NHL news, the New York Islanders will be making the move to Brooklyn in 2015. The franchise announced the move yesterday, saying they will move to the new Barclay’s Center and will share the arena with the Nets. The Islanders established a 25-year agreement to play in Brooklyn, starting in 2015.
In area high school volleyball playoff action last night, Trimble was swept, 3-0 by South Webster and Alexander topped Adena, 3-1 to advance to the district title on Saturday.
Ohio State football got even better news about quarterback Braxton Miller yesterday, learning that the sophomore will be able to play on Saturday against Penn State. Miller suffered whiplash and dizziness during the win over Purdue on Saturday. Miller said yesterday that he is only dealing with a sore neck. The Bucks head to Penn State on Saturday at 5:30. Also, the Ohio Bobcats head to Miami on Saturday. Pregame coverage starts at 2 with the Bobcat Insider and kickoff is at 3:30 on Power 105.
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. Tonight is the final high school football preview show as the guys will be joined by Rusty Martin and Troy Bolin for a look around the area and some predictions for Friday night’s action.
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