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Friday, 24 April 2015 07:07

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Friday, 24 April 2015 07:07

Brewers Snap Skid, Beat Reds

 
   MILWAUKEE (AP) - Kyle Lohse bounced back from a poor start this season and the Milwaukee Brewers snapped an eight-game losing streak, beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Thursday.
 
   Closer Francisco Rodriguez pumped his right arm and yelled after recording the final out. The win was a relief for the Brewers, whose 3-13 mark is the worst in the majors.
 
   Jean Segura drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the seventh. The hit off Kevin Gregg (0-2) went to center field, and Billy Hamilton's throw home was up the third base line, allowing Logan Schafer to score.
 
   Lohse (1-3) pitched seven neat innings after losing his first three starts with a 10.34 ERA.

Friday, 24 April 2015 07:04

Bucs Buck Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Gregory Polanco got three hits, including a go-ahead single in the seventh inning off Cubs reliever Phil Coke to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 win over Chicago on Thursday.
 
   Josh Harrison doubled twice for the Pirates and Sean Rodriguez hit his first home run of the season. Pittsburgh rallied from a three-run deficit to manage a split of the four-game series.
 
   Radhames Liz (1-1) picked up his first major league win since 2008 with two innings of shutout relief. Mark Melancon worked a perfect ninth for his third save.
 
   Chris Denorfia and Starlin Castro each had two hits for the Cubs. Rookie second baseman Addison Russell doubled in a run for the first RBI of his career.
 
   Brian Schlitter (0-2) gave up a double to Harrison with one out in the seventh. Harrison scored on Polanco's single to left off Coke.

Friday, 24 April 2015 07:03

MLB Commish Mulling Rose Role at ASG

   NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati.
 
   Speaking Thursday with the Associated Press Sports Editors, Manfred said he has not determined a timetable to decide on Rose's application to end his lifetime ban from baseball. The ban started in 1989 following an investigation Rose bet on the Reds to win while he was managing the team.
 
   Manfred plans to speak with Cincinnati Reds owner Bob Castellini on what role the club would like to have for Rose at the July 14 game. Manfred says "you can rest assured he will be allowed to participate."
 
   MLB allowed Rose to take part in the All-Century team announcement at Atlanta's Turner Field during the 1999 World Series and a Reds ceremony in 2013 honoring their 1975 and `76 championship teams.

Friday, 24 April 2015 07:02

OSU in Primetime

   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Defending national champion Ohio State will play at least three Big Ten night games this season.
 
   The Buckeyes' schedule includes the Oct. 17 game at Ohio Stadium vs. Penn State, the Oct. 24 game at Rutgers and the Nov. 7 game at Ohio Stadium vs. Minnesota.
 
   Start times for the Penn State and Rutgers games have been set for 8 p.m., while the game with Minnesota will start at either 7 or 8 p.m., the school announced on Thursday.
 
   Ohio State opens its season with a night game at Virginia Tech. A start time has not been determined for that game or any other Buckeyes game.

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