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Morning Sports – 9/30/13

The Cleveland Browns topped the Cincinnati Bengals yesterday, 17-6. The Browns got on the board first with a Brian Hoyer two-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Cameron in the first. The Bengals would cut into the led with a Mike Nugent field goal in the second, but midway through the third the Browns responded with a 51-yard field goal off the leg of Billy Cundiff. Cincinnati would be held to another field goal late in the third and with just under five minutes remaining in the game, Hoyer threw a one-yard touchdown pass that sealed the victory for the Browns. Cleveland will take on Buffalo on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Cincinnati will now host the New England Patriots on Sunday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 11:30 and kickoff at 1.

Elsewhere in the NFL, San Diego bested Dallas, 30-21. Washington topped Oakland, 24-14. Denver dominated Philadelphia, 52-20. Tennessee handled the New York Jets, 38-13. Seattle edged Houston, 23-20 in overtime. Indianapolis blew past Jacksonville, 37-3. Arizona clipped Tampa Bay, 13-10. Minnesota ousted Pittsburgh, 34-27. Kansas City handled the New York Giants, 31-7. Detroit outlasted Chicago, 40-32. Buffalo snuck past Baltimore, 23-20 and New England defeated Atlanta, 30-23.

The Cincinnati Reds fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday, 4-2. The Pirates jumped all over the Reds early on, scoring once in the first on a John Buck RBI single and then once in the second on a Jody Mercer inside the park homer. The Pirates added another in the fourth and then one more in the eighth before the Redlegs finally got on the board with a Corky Miller RBI double in the bottom half. The Reds finish the regular season with a 90-72 record and will play the Pirates in the Wild Card Game on Tuesday night at 8 on 970 WATH.

The Cleveland Indians clinched the top Wild Card spot in the American League yesterday with a 5-1 win over the Minnesota Twins. The Tribe came storming out of the gates behind a two-run bomb from Nick Swisher in the first. After a pair of sacrifice flies in the sixth, Carlos Santana hit an RBI double in the seventh to push the game out of reach. Ubaldo Jimenez was dominant again, throwing 6.2 innings, giving up just one run on five hits with 13 strikeouts. Justin Masterson came in in the eighth and closed it out in the ninth to seal the playoff clinch for Cleveland. The Tribe will await tonight’s winner between Tampa Bay and Texas for a matchup on Wednesday night in Cleveland.

In other MLB action, Arizona clipped Washington, 3-2. Colorado edged the LA Dodgers, 2-1. Oakland blanked Seattle, 9-0. San Francisco ousted San Diego, 7-6. Texas bested the LA Angels, 6-2. St. Louis shutout the Chicago Cubs, 4-0. The New York Yankees outlasted Houston, 5-1 in 14 innings. Kansas City defeated the Chicago White Sox, 4-1. Atlanta dominated Philadelphia, 12-5. Baltimore snuck past Boston, 7-6. Miami won on a walkoff, 1-0 over Detroit in a game in which Henderson Alvarez threw a no-hitter. The New York Mets ousted Milwaukee, 3-2 and Tampa Bay clipped Toronto, 7-6.

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 Monday, 30 September 2013 at 12:25 AM.
Last edited/updated on September 30, 2013 at 12:25 AM.
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