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Dietrich hits 3 HRs, Lyles injured as Reds beat Pirates 11-6

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Derek Dietrich was describing his three-homer game for the media when Scooter Gennett walked past and put it in a slightly different perspective. "Anybody can hit three, Derek," said Gennett, who did him one better in 2017. No, Dietrich's ...

Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' staff as a special adviser. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise's all-time wins leader with 131. He led ...

Iglesias hits grand slam as Reds beat Pirates 8-1 for split

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Iglesias has been drawing rave reviews all season for his nifty glove work. He contributed nicely at the plate Monday, too. The slick-fielding Iglesias hit his first career grand slam off Mitch Keller in the right-hander's major league debut, and the Cincinnati Reds ...

After Pérez’s shoe delay, León and Boston sock it to Indians

By KEN POWTAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland reliever Oliver Pérez broke a spike loose on his shoe, and three batters later, the Boston Red Sox broke the game open. Sandy León hit a three-run homer off Pérez after he caused an odd stoppage asking for new footwear, J.D. Martinez ...

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert recovering after stroke symptoms

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner and billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gilbert "received immediate medical ...

Suarez singles in rain, Reds slow Cubs’ surge with 4-2 win

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — A heavy rain was turning the field slick. The grounds crew was waiting to fetch the tarp. Eugenio Suarez knew this might be the Reds' best chance to take control and win a series. Suarez singled home the go-ahead run during a fifth-inning ...

Indians’ Clevinger making fast recovery from back strain

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger's comeback is speeding along like one of his fastballs. Cleveland's starter has made startling progress from an upper back strain that threatened his season and was expected to sideline him for several months. But the ...

Kipnis homers twice, Indians hammer Orioles 14-7

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis got his first four RBIs on two homers, and two more on a strange play. "I'll take it, though," Kipnis said, smiling. Maybe the Indians have finally found their groove. Kipnis homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs as ...

Plans for NFL turf field at park site dropped

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton, Ohio, has called off plans to build a professional-sized turf field at a local park after archaeological testing found possible evidence of Native American artifacts or remains at the site. The National Football League's foundation had announced it would finance ...

Dietrich breaks tie, Suarez and Puig homer as Reds top SF

By GIDEON RUBIN Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Derek Dietrich got Cincinnati a lead, and David Hernandez helped the bullpen make sure it held up. Dietrich singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, Hernandez struck out five in two perfect relief innings and the Cincinnati ...

LAFC pulls away with late goals, beats Crew 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark-Anthony Kaye scored in the first half and Adama Diomande and Carlos Vela added late goals to help MLS-leading Los Angeles FC beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Saturday night. Tyler Miller made one save for his fifth shutout in 12 starts this season. Latif Blessing fed ...

QB Ryan Finley gets first crack at running Bengals’ offense

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — With the Bengals' first practice concluded, Ryan Finley walked past Andy Dalton's locker and headed to a side locker room where the rookies are relegated until the final roster cut. The two quarterbacks will be much closer once the season ...

Reds avoid sweep with 3-0 win against A’s

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Roark has been so effective since tinkering with his mechanics and going with a quicker delivery that the Cincinnati right-hander realized things were off when he slowed down in the fourth inning. It didn't take long for ...

Bruins put away Blue Jackets to advance to conference final

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tuukka Rask was impenetrable when it counted in Game 6, and the Boston Bruins are on their way to the Eastern Conference final. Rask made 39 saves and recorded his sixth career playoff shutout as Boston beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 ...

Anderson chases Bauer after tweet; ChiSox rout Indians 9-1

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer tweeted a playful message to Tim Anderson earlier in the day. Anderson replied in kind, then chased the All-Star pitcher after his worst start this season. Anderson hit a two-run single in the sixth inning that ended Bauer's ...

Bees circle, Senzel homers twice as Reds swarm Giants 12-4

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Bees swarmed home plate. A rookie hit two homers. A third baseman wound up pitching. Reds batters got plunked at a record rate in a lopsided win. Bruce Bochy sure has some memories from his final game at Great American Ball Park. Nick Senzel ...

AP source: Cavs to interview Spurs assistant Ettore Messina

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers experimented with a successful European coach a few years ago with mixed results. They may try it again. Cleveland has scheduled an interview this week with San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina, a person familiar with the ...

Buzzed: Swarm of bees forces delay to Giants-Reds game

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy's last game in Cincinnati created more buzz than anyone imagined. A swarm of bees circled above the backstop screen shortly before the start of the Giants' game against the Reds on Monday, prompting an ...

Indians’ Kluber breaks right forearm in 4-2 loss to Marlins

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Corey Kluber got hit hard again, and the last line drive really hurt. The struggling Cleveland Indians right-hander broke his right forearm when he was hit by a comebacker during a 4-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Kluber (2-3) ...

Reds edge Mets 1-0 with another home run off Diaz in 9th

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom was back in 2018 form — and so were his New York Mets teammates. José Iglesias homered off Edwin Diaz with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Cincinnati Reds a 1-0 victory Wednesday night as the Mets wasted seven ...