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Morning Sports – 3/27/13

The Columbus Blue Jackets fell to Vancouver last night, 1-0 in a shootout. In a defensive battle, the game was scoreless through three periods and in overtime as Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky was fantastic, saving all 32 shots sent at him. In the shootout, both sides were denied on their first two attempts, but Maxim LaPierre would tally a goal for the Canucks and Matt Calvert’s last chance shot would come up short to give Vancouver the win. Columbus will now head to Edmonton on Thursday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 9:15 and drop of the puck at 9:30.

Elsewhere in the NHL, Edmonton blanked St. Louis, 3-0. Tampa Bay edged Buffalo, 2-1. The New York Rangers handled Philadelphia, 5-2. Winnipeg blew past Carolina, 4-1. The New York Islanders clipped Washington, 3-2. Pittsburgh won their 13th straight over Montreal, 1-0. Toronto ousted Florida, 3-2 and Chicago shutout Calgary, 2-0.

Ohio baseball fell to Cincinnati last night, 4-1. The Bearcats took the early lead behind three runs on two hits in the bottom of the second. The Ohio bullpen would hold Cincinnati to eight hits in seven innings, but the Bobcats could not muster much offense. The only Bobcat run came in the eighth on a John Adryan RBI double. Ohio baseball returns to action tonight as they host Ohio State at 6.

In NBA action yesterday, Minnesota topped Detroit, 105-82 and New York handled Boston, 100-85.

The Cincinnati Reds announced that catcher Miguel Olivo will be sent to Triple-A Louisville to start the season and that Devin Mesoraco has made the Opening Day roster. Olivo was offered a $100,000 retention bonus to accept the assignment. Mesoraco is hitting .361 with two homers and 11 RBIs this spring.

In Spring training action yesterday, the Cleveland Indians fell to Oakland in 10 innings, 7-6. Tribe hurler Zach McAllister struggled, giving up five runs on eight hits in 5 2/3 innings. Ryan Raburn tallied his fifth homer of the spring in the game for the Tribe. Cleveland will now battle the Chicago White Sox today at 3.

The Cleveland Browns signed former Chicago Bears quarterback Jason Campbell yesterday. The contract is a two-year deal for Campbell, who will compete with Brandon Weeden for the starting role. Campbell has started in 77 games, throwing 76 touchdowns and made one start last year for Chicago.

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.

This article was posted on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 at 12:02 AM.
Last edited/updated on March 27, 2013 at 12:02 AM.
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