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Morning Sports – 4/3/13

Ohio guard DJ Cooper was named an AP All-American Honorable mention on Monday evening. Cooper has also been named to the Reese’s All-Star game on Friday in Atlanta as a part of NCAA Championship weekend. The MAC Player of the Year is Ohio’s first AP All-American since Gary Trent in 1995.

Ohio baseball fell to Xavier last night, 15-10. Ohio took a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but the Musketeers would answer with five runs in the second and five more in the third. Ohio would cut into the Xavier lead in the fifth with four runs behind a three-run homer from Kyle Dean. However, Ohio’s comeback would fall short and Xavier took home the win. Nick Squires was 5-for-6 with an RBI and three runs scored for the Bobcats. Ohio baseball will now head to Kent State on Friday at 3.

The Cleveland Indians won their opener yesterday, 4-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays. The Indians jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the third behind a Drew Stubbs RBI single. The Blue Jays cut the lead to one in the third, but Asdrubal Cabrera responded in the fifth with a two-run homer. Justin Masterson was solid for Cleveland, throwing six innings and giving up one run on three hits. The Indians will battle Toronto again tonight at 7.

Elsewhere in the MLB, Texas blanked Houston, 7-0 and Baltimore bested Tampa Bay, 7-4.

The Cincinnati Reds learned that right fielder Ryan Ludwick could miss four to six months with a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Ludwick will undergo surgery today for an injury he suffered while sliding into third base on Monday. Ludwick will be placed on the 15-day disabled list and a corresponding roster move will be announced today. Ludwick signed a two-year deal worth $15 million in the offseason after hitting .275 with 26 homers and 80 RBIs for Cincinnati last year. The Reds continue their series with the LA Angels tonight. Reds hurler Mat Latos will face CJ Wilson. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 6:40 and first pitch at 7:10.

In area high school baseball action last night, Marietta blanked Athens, 5-0. Meigs bested River Valley, 6-1. Warren edged Alexander, 6-5. Jackson blew past Wellston, 13-1. Federal Hocking dominated Vinton County, 14-1. Trimble ousted New Lexington, 7-5 and Southern handled South Gallia, 13-2.

In NBA play yesterday, New York ousted Miami, 102-90 and Washington bested Chicago, 90-86.

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 6:40.

This article was posted on Tuesday, 2 April 2013 at 10:44 PM.
Last edited/updated on April 2, 2013 at 10:44 PM.
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