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Morning Sports – 6/18/13

The Cincinnati Reds bested the Pittsburgh Pirates last night, 4-1. The Reds delivered fireworks all night, starting on a Zack Cozart solo homer in the fourth. The Pirates came back to tie the game in the sixth with a Russell Martin RBI double. However, it was all Redlegs from then on. Todd Frazier homered in the sixth and in the eighth the Reds pulled away behind a dinger from Joey Votto and one from Jay Bruce. Mike Leake was solid on the hill, throwing seven innings and giving up one run on six hits. The Reds will take on Pittsburgh again today. Matt Latos will take the hill against Charlie Morton. 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 Kansas City Royals last night, 2-1. The Indians were on the board first on a Carlos Santana solo homer in the sixth. But in the eighth, Eric Hosmer hit a bloop RBI double to tie the game and in the ninth, a wild pitch got past Carlos Santana, driving in a run and the Tribe fell. The Indians had a runner on third in the ninth with one out, but failed to convert. The Indians battle Kansas City again tonight at 7.

Elsewhere in the MLB, Detroit toppled Baltimore, 5-1. Toronto blanked Colorado, 2-0. Philadelphia edged Washington, 5-4. Texas outlasted Oakland, 8-7. The Chicago White Sox ousted Houston, 4-2 and St. Louis topped the Chicago Cubs, 5-2.

The Southern Ohio Copperheads return to action tonight as they hit the road to take on the Hamilton Joes. The Copperheads have jumped out to a 9-1 start to the season and will look to continue their success on the road. The game can be heard on copperheadbaseball.com with pre game at 6:50 and first pitch at 7:05.

In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals yesterday, the Boston Bruins blanked the Chicago Blackhawks, 2-0 to take a 2-1 series lead.

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.

This article was posted on Monday, 17 June 2013 at 11:21 PM.
Last edited/updated on June 17, 2013 at 11:21 PM.
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