The Cincinnati Reds topped the Washington Nationals yesterday, 6-3. The Reds were on the board in the first, taking a 3-0 lead behind a Jay Bruce RBI double. However, the Nationals responded in the top of the second with a Kurt Suzuki three-run homer to tie it. But in the sixth the Reds would grab hold of the lead for good behind RBI singles from Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce. Cincinnati is now 4-2 and will travel to St. Louis today. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 3:45 and first pitch at 4:15.
The Cleveland Indians blew past the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday, 13-0. The Indians scored one in the second on a Drew Stubbs RBI single and three in the third on a Mark Reynolds three-run shot. In the fifth, the Tribe blew the game open with four runs behind an RBI double from Carlos Santana and a home run from Lonnie Chisenhall. Reynolds had two homers on the afternoon and the Indians combined for five doubles and five bombs as the Tribe lit up CY Young winner David Price. Justin Masterson was solid on the mound for Cleveland, throwing seven innings while giving up just two hits with eight strikeouts. The Indians host the New York Yankees for their home opener today at 4.
Elsewhere in the MLB, St. Louis dominated San Francisco, 14-3. Colorado handled San Diego, 9-1. The LA Dodgers bested Pittsburgh, 6-2. Oakland toppled Houston, 9-3. Arizona edged Milwaukee, 8-7 in 11 innings. The Chicago White Sox snuck past Seattle, 4-3 in 10 innings. Kansas City clipped Philadelphia, 9-8. Atlanta defeated the Chicago Cubs, 5-1. Minnesota ousted Baltimore, 4-3. Boston blanked Toronto, 13-0. The New York Mets topped Miami, 4-3 and the New York Yankees shutout Detroit, 7-0.
The Columbus Blue Jackets fell to the Minnesota Wild last night, 3-0. After a scoreless first period, the Wild would score two goals on the power play in the second period to jump ahead. The Jackets couldn’t muster any offense all night as Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom denied every Columbus shot. The Jackets will now host San Jose on Tuesday night at 7.
The Cleveland Cavaliers won their second in a row, 91-85 over the Orlando Magic. The Cavs trailed by four after three quarters, but would come right back in the fourth behind a 10-0 run. Cleveland was led by Alonzo Gee with 19 points and seven rebounds. Cleveland will now head to Indiana on Tuesday at 7.
In other NBA action yesterday, Memphis edged Sacramento, 89-87. Boston toppled Washington, 107-96. The LA Clippers handled the LA Lakers, 109-95 and New York outlasted Oklahoma City, 125-120.
Ohio baseball fell to Kent State yesterday, 10-3. The Flashes jumped on the Bobcats early, leading 7-0 after three innings. The Bobcats cut into the Kent State lead in the fifth with three runs behind a Nick Squires RBI double. However, Kent State would score two in the seventh to put the game out of reach. Ohio will now host Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday night at 6.
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