The Cincinnati Reds toppled the Miami Marlins last night, 6-2. The Reds and Marlins both posted a run in the first on an RBI single from Brandon Phillips and a Derek Dietrich RBI base knock in the bottom half, but Cincinnati would explode in the second, pounding out five runs behind a pair of runs walked in and a Xavier Paul three-run double. The Marlins would cut the lead to four in the seventh, but Homer Bailey was too much, throwing a complete game and surrendering two runs on five hits with 10 strike outs. The Reds will battle Miami again tonight. Mike Leake will duel with Alex Sanabia. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 6:40 and first pitch at 7:10.
The Cleveland Indians fell to the Philadelphia Phillies last night, 6-2. The Phillies jumped on top in the first on a Kevin Frandzen solo homer. However, the Indians came right back in the second on a Michael Brantley two RBI single to take the lead. But it was all Philly from then on as the Phils scored a pair in the fourth and added one in the sixth and two in the eighth to clinch a win. Cleveland will wrap up the two game set with the Phillies today at 1.
Elsewhere in the MLB, St. Louis toppled the New York Mets, 10-4. The Chicago White Sox bested Minnesota, 4-2. Colorado handled the Chicago Cubs, 9-4. Tampa Bay defeated Boston, 5-3. Detroit ousted Houston, 6-2. Toronto outlasted San Francisco, 10-6. The New York Yankees clipped Seattle, 4-3 and San Diego edged Baltimore, 3-2.
In area high school baseball action last night, Trimble toppled Waterford, 12-6 and Belpre outlasted South Gallia, 11-8. In area high school softball, Trimble topped Waterford, 15-10. In area playoff action, Alexander bested Oak Hill, 10-6 and Portsmouth clipped Nelsonville-York, 4-3.
Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Dion Waiters was named to the NBA All-Rookie first team and forward Tyler Zeller was named to the All-Rookie second team yesterday. Waiters averaged 14.7 points per game with 3 assists a night. Zeller averaged 7.9 points per night with 6 rebounds in 28 minutes. This is the second straight season the Cavs have had two players named to the All-Rookie teams.
In NBA playoff action last night, Indiana took a 3-1 series lead over New York with a 93-82 win and San Antonio took a 3-2 series lead over Golden State, 109-91.
In the NHL Stanley Cup Playoff action, Pittsburgh handled Ottawa, 4-1.
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 6:40.
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