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Morning Sports Report – 2/25/14

Cincinnati Reds reliever Jonathan Broxton threw 15 pitches off the mound yesterday for the first time since having elbow surgery last year. Broxton is expected to throw another bullpen session on Thursday. Broxton appeared in 34 games last season with the Reds, totaling 12 holds and posting a 4.11 ERA. Cincinnati opens spring training game action tomorrow as they battle the Cleveland Indians at 3.

Meanwhile, the Cleveland Indians are in talks with second baseman Jason Kipnis for a contract extension. The Indians control Kipnis through 2017 and just signed Michael Brantley to a four-year extension. The 27-year old Kipnis, who hit .284 with 17 homers and 84 RBIs last season said he is willing to listen.

The Trimble Tomcats road the Convocation Center begins tonight as they take on the Waterford Wildcats in a Division 4 Sectional Final at Meigs HS. The Tomcats split the regular season series with the Wildcats and seniors Konner Standley and Jacob Koons aren’t ready for their season to end. The game can be heard on Power 105 tonight with pre game at 7:45 and the tip at 8.

In NBA action last night, Utah toppled Boston, 110-98. The LA Clippers handled New Orleans, 123-110. Dallas edged New York, 110-108. Golden State bested Detroit, 104-96 and Milwaukee dominated Philadelphia, 130-110.

In NCAA top 25 action last night, #4 Syracuse ousted Maryland, 57-55 and #5 Kansas outlasted Oklahoma, 83-75.

Major League Baseball officially banned most home plate collisions yesterday. Rather than ban them outright, the decision was made to just limit them. It is considered a one-year experiment allowing collisions if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate as well as if the catcher goes into the basepath to field a throw to the plate.

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, 25 February 2014 at 12:18 AM.
Last edited/updated on February 25, 2014 at 12:18 AM.
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