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Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2

Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel returned from an eye injury and drove in a pair of runs Monday night, Luis Castillo pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros. The Reds got the better of...

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Texas Tech sends Hogs home

Texas Tech sends Hogs home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Tadlock obviously would have preferred his team not have to play in the Monday elimination game at the College World Series. He wasn’t worried how his team would react, though. “Just kind of had a hunch after the other...

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Indians still hoping Ramirez can rebound

Indians still hoping Ramirez can rebound

There were plenty of highlights for the Cleveland Indians in their weekend sweep at Detroit: Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, Leonys Martin stole home and Trevor Bauer threw his first career shutout. Another plus for the Indians: Some signs of life from the bat of Jose...

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Woodland wins U.S. Open

Woodland wins U.S. Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Woodland finished in style Sunday. He holed a...

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Locos split doubleheader with Monarchs

Locos split doubleheader with Monarchs

LIMA – Locos right-hander Carter Poiry gave the team just what it needed: a strong pitching performance. And the longer the pitcher from Murray State went, the better he got. Poiry threw six strong innings in the opener to help the Locos post an 8-1 first-game...

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Winker paces Reds with 5 RBIs in 11-3 rout over Rangers

Winker paces Reds with 5 RBIs in 11-3 rout over Rangers

CINCINNATI (AP) — With his dad set to leave town Sunday evening, Jesse Winker had limited time to provide an extra-special Father’s Day. No worries — Joe Winker went to the airport with plenty to be proud of. Winker homered and set career highs with...

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Lloyd scores 2 and the US downs Chile 3-0 at the World Cup

Lloyd scores 2 and the US downs Chile 3-0 at the World Cup

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United States in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women’s World Cup champions to the round of 16. The Americans were criticized after their record-breaking 13-0...

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Ohio State football: Day has answer for worried fans

COLUMBUS — Ryan Day isn’t worried about the pressure of following Urban Meyer at Ohio State. When he was asked about that during a press conference on Wednesday, Ohio State’s new football coach told how he deflects that question when it comes up....

Baldwin departure leaves hole in Ohio State QB ranks

COLUMBUS — After last Saturday’s Ohio State spring football game coach Ryan Day said his biggest concern going into the season was OSU’s offensive line, which will have four new starters. After back-up quarterback Matthew Baldwin’s decision to...

What to expect in spring game at Ohio State

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s spring football game will be Saturday at Ohio Stadium. While spring games might sometimes seem like an antiquated relic from an earlier era, coaches like to see how young players react in front of crowds and fans like to watch...

Ohio State football: Patience levels vary among running backs

COLUMBUS — Patience is very important or patience is very overrated. It just depends which Ohio State running back is discussing that state of mind. For the Buckeyes undisputed No. 1 running back J.K. Dobbins, patience is a virtue. For seldom used until now...