The Cincinnati Reds topped the Washington Nationals yesterday, 5-2. The Reds were on the board first, jumping out to a 3-0 lead after two innings behind a RBI singles from Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto. Zack Cozart added to the Cincinnati lead in the fourth on an RBI single. The Nationals would cut into the Reds lead in the eighth on an Ian Desmond RBI double, but the comeback would fall short. Tony Cingrani was solid for the Redlegs, throwing six scoreless innings and surrendering just two hits and striking out 11. Cincinnati will now head to St. Louis tonight. Mat Latos will matchup against Adam Wainwright. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 7:45 and first pitch at 8:15.
The Cleveland Indians split a doubleheader with the Kansas City Royals yesterday, falling in first 9-0 and taking the second, 10-3. The Tribe were unable to muster any offense in the first game, as Jeremy Guthrie threw 6.2 scoreless innings and struck out five. The Indians offense broke out in the second game, jumping out to a 6-0 lead early on behind a Mike Aviles three-run homer. Corey Kluber was very good on the hill in the nightcap for Cleveland, throwing seven innings and giving up two runs with six strikeouts. The Indians will wrap up the series in Kansas City tonight at 8.
Elsewhere in the MLB, Detroit toppled Atlanta, 8-3. Arizona bested Colorado, 4-2. San Diego topped San Francisco, 6-4. The LA Dodgers shutout Milwaukee. 2-0. Seattle edged the LA Angels, 2-1. Oakland outlasted Baltimore, 9-8 in 10 innings. Pittsburgh blasted St. Louis, 9-0. Minnesota blanked Texas, 5-0. Tampa Bay blew past the Chicago White Sox, 8-3. Boston handled Houston, 6-1. Miami ousted the Chicago Cubs, 6-4. Philadelphia toppled the New York Mets, 5-1 and the New York Yankees clipped Toronto, 3-2.
In NBA playoff action, the San Antonio Spurs swept the LA Lakers with a 103-82 win. Miami finished off a sweep of Milwaukee with an 88-77 win and Boston stayed alive, cutting the New York series lead to 3-1 with a 97-90 win.
Ohio softball fell to Northern Illinois yesterday, 3-2. Ohio’s Lauren Gellerman snatched the single-season MAC home run record in the game, but the Bobcats would fall short and were swept in the two-game weekend set with the Huskies. Ohio softball hosts Eastern Michigan for a doubleheader on Friday at 1.
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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