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Morning Sports – 8/8/13

The Cincinnati Reds ousted the Oakland Athletics yesterday, 6-5. The Reds scored one in the first, but Oakland responded with a solo homer from Josh Donaldson in the second. However, the Redlegs came right back with one in the second and two in the third on a Jay Bruce two-run homer and a Corky Miller RBI double. With the Reds up four, Oakland would score three times in the sixth, but the offense would stall there as the Cincinnati bullpen closed the door. The Reds will have tonight off before hosting the San Diego Padres on Friday night. 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 Detroit Tigers, 6-5 in 14 innings last night. The Tigers led 3-2 in the eighth, but Cleveland came right back in the bottom half of the inning to score on a Yan Gomes RBI ground out. After a few extra frames, the Tigers finally broke through on a Prince Fielder RBI double. Cleveland would cut the lead to one in the bottom half on a Michael Bourn RBI double, but the Tribe could not tie it. The Indians finish the series with Detroit tonight at 7.

Elsewhere in the MLB, Milwaukee handled San Francisco, 6-1. Arizona outlasted Tampa Bay, 9-8. Boston ousted Houston, 7-5. Kansas City tipped Minnesota, 5-2. The Chicago White Sox snuck past the New York Yankees, 6-5 in 12 innings. The LA Dodgers toppled St. Louis, 13-4. The New York Mets blanked Colorado, 5-0. Pittsburgh bested Miami, 4-2. The Chicago Cubs defeated Philadelphia, 5-2. Atlanta ousted Washington, 6-3. Baltimore blew past San Diego, 10-3 and Seattle topped Toronto, 9-7.

This article was posted on Thursday, 8 August 2013 at 12:54 AM.
Last edited/updated on August 8, 2013 at 12:54 AM.
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