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Morning Sports – 5/2/13

The Cincinnati Reds lost their second in a row yesterday to the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-2. After three scoreless innings, the Cardinals jumped on the board first in the fourth on a Carlos Beltran solo homer. However, the Reds answered in the sixth on a Brandon Phillips RBI double. But the Cardinals came right back in the bottom half with three runs on RBI singles from Matt Carpenter, Pete Kozma and David Descalso. Cincinnati cut the lead to two in the ninth on a Brandon Phillips solo homer, but it would not be enough. The Reds have now lost five of their last seven and will head to Chicago on Friday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 1:50 and first pitch at 2:20.

The Cleveland Indians shutout the Philadelphia Phillies to win their fourth straight last night, 6-0. The Indians jumped on Cliff Lee early, scoring once in the second and blowing it open  in the third with three more on an RBI double from Asdrubal Cabrera and RBI single from Ryan Raburn. Ryan Raburn added another on an RBI double in the fifth as the Tribe pulled away. Trevor Bauer was solid on the hill for Cleveland, throwing five scoreless innings and surrendering just one hit. The Indians will have today off before hosting Minnesota on Friday night at 7.

Elsewhere in the MLB, Boston dominated Toronto, 10-1. The New York Yankees edged Houston, 5-4. Washington shutout Atlanta, 2-0. The LA Angels clipped Oakland, 5-4. Pittsburgh bested Milwaukee, 6-4. Minnesota toppled Detroit, 6-2. The New York Mets snuck past Miami, 7-6. The Chicago White Sox defeated Texas, 5-2 and the Chicago Cubs topped San Diego, 6-2.

In area high school baseball last night, Marietta bested Athens, 6-3. Southern blanked Federal Hocking, 6-0. Trimble blew past South Gallia, 12-2. Eastern handled Belpre, 10-3 and Meigs dominated Vinton County, 13-0.

In area high school softball yesterday, South Gallia toppled Trimble, 15-4. Southern clipped Federal Hocking, 5-4 and Meigs bested Vinton County, 9-3.

In NBA playoff action last night, Boston kept the series with New York alive on a 92-86 win to make it 3-2 and Indiana took a 3-2 series lead over Atlanta with a 106-83 win.

In the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Boston blasted Toronto, 4-1 and Pittsburgh shutout the New York Islanders, 5-0.

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, 1 May 2013 at 10:47 PM.
Last edited/updated on May 1, 2013 at 10:47 PM.
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