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Morning Sports – 5/8/13

The Cincinnati Reds clipped the Atlanta Braves, 5-4 in comeback fashion last night. The Braves jumped out to a three run lead in the first on RBI singles from Brian McCann and Dan Uggla. Cincinnati would tally one in the third on a Shin-Soo Choo homer to cut into the lead but the Braves responded in the fifth on a Freddie Freeman RBI single. However, Cincinnati cut the lead to two in the fifth and one in the eighth before back-to-back homers with two outs by Devin Mesoraco and Shin-Soo Choo to win the game in walkoff fashion. The Reds are now 19-15 and will wrap up the three game set with the Braves today. Mike Leake will face off against Mike Minor. The game can be heard on 970 WATH immediately following the Midday Journal at 12:35.

The Cleveland Indians edged the Oakland Athletics last night, 1-0. The Indians would break the scoreless tie in the fifth on a Yan Gomes sacrifice fly. Tribe hurler Zach McAllister was stellar on the mound, throwing 7.2 innings and giving up no runs and five hits with four strikeouts. The Indians are now 16-14 and will host the A’s again tonight. Justin Masterson will take the hill against A.J. Griffin at 7.

Elsewhere in the MLB, the Chicago Cubs clipped St. Louis, 2-1. Toronto bested Tampa Bay, 6-4. The New York Mets outlasted the Chicago White Sox, 1-0 in 10 innings. Minnesota handled Boston, 6-1. Pittsburgh defeated Seattle, 4-1. Baltimore ousted Kansas City, 4-3. Milwaukee topped Texas, 6-3. Houston snuck past the LA Angels, 7-6 and Colorado shutout the New York Yankees, 2-0.

Ohio baseball fell to Dayton last night, 2-1 in 10 innings. The Bobcats were on the board first in the third with a Scott White RBI single but Dayton came right back in the seventh and would win in the tenth in walk off fashion after an Ohio error scored a run for the Flyers. Ohio baseball is at Pittsburgh tonight at 6.

In NBA playoff action last night, New York tied the series with Indiana at one with a 105-79 win.

In the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs yesterday, the New York Islanders bested Pittsburgh, 6-4. Ottawa clipped Montreal, 3-2 in overtime and Chicago blanked Minnesota, 3-0.

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 Tuesday, 7 May 2013 at 11:42 PM.
Last edited/updated on May 7, 2013 at 11:42 PM.
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