Ohio Sports

Rosario’s 3rd homer of game lifts Twins over Indians 7-5

By PATRICK DONNELLY, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eddie Rosario hit his third homer of the game, launching a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins over the Cleveland Indians 7-5 Sunday. Rosario, who began the day with 10 home runs this season, ...

Officiating likely more scrutinized in Game 2 of NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David Guthrie, welcome to the NBA Finals. Guthrie is making his finals debut as a referee Sunday night for Game 2 of the Cleveland-Golden State series. He's working alongside Mike Callahan — who is the most experienced referee assigned to this series. Callahan is ...

DeChambeau wins Memorial in playoff on 2nd extra hole

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau finally got it right on his third try at the 18th hole and won the Memorial in a playoff on Sunday. DeChambeau three-putted for bogey on the 18th for a 1-under 71 to get into a three-way playoff at Muirfield Village. He ...

Lauer’s strong outing carries Padres to 8-2 win vs Reds

By BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — It was a big night for a pair of 22-year-old rookie left-handers with the rebuilding San Diego Padres. Eric Lauer got things started when he pitched five strong innings, drove in his first run and picked off Joey Votto to tie for the big ...

Texas Tech’s top 4 produce in 10-4 win over Louisville

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Jung hit a two-run homer as each of the top four batters in Texas Tech's lineup had two RBIs in a 10-4 win over Louisville on Saturday night in the NCAA Lubbock Regional. Jung's 12th homer put the Red Raiders (41-17) up 10-2 in the seventh. They are one win from ...

Crew score 3 late goals, salvage 3-3 draw with Toronto FC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federico Higuain converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to cap a thrilling comeback by Columbus to rally from a 3-0 deficit to earn a 3-3 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night. Higuain drove a corner kick to the center of the box and Gyasi Zardes leaped high to ...

Warriors await word on top defender Iguodala as LeBron looms

By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson sat on the floor in the middle of his teammates and pointed to his "2018 NBA FINALS" hat during a locker-room photo. An important face was missing from the moment: Andre Iguodala. In a postseason defined by ...

Descalso, Godley send Diamondbacks over Reds 5-2

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks bashed the ball around the yard in their series opener against Cincinnati. The hits were much harder to come by Tuesday night, but the ones they had were impactful — none more so than Daniel Descalso's first-inning ...

Indians rally for wild 10-9 win over Astros

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Greg Allen had one thought as he saw his teammates waiting for him at home plate. "Just don't get too roughed up in there," he said. "It's something I'll remember forever. It's all still sinking in. It's pretty special." Allen homered on ...

Gonzalez goes third deck off Harvey, Rockies beat Reds 8-2

By BRENT W. NEW, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — For one game at least, Carlos Gonzalez was his old self again. The slumping slugger had a season-high four hits, including a third-deck homer off Matt Harvey, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday. It was Gonzalez's ...