CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 last night, completing two days full of homers and delays. Earlier in the day, the NL Central rivals completed a game that was suspended in the sixth inning because of rain on Monday night. The Pirates beat the Reds 8-7.
DETROIT (AP) - Last night's game between the Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers has been postponed because of bad weather. The Central division rivals' first meeting of the season will be rescheduled - but not during this series. Detroit beat the Indians in 15 of 19 matchups last year and won their third straight division title.
DETROIT (AP) - The Indians activated outfielder Michael Bourn from the disabled list before their scheduled game with the Tigers was postponed by bad weather. To make room for Bourn, the Indians optioned outfielder Nyjer Morgan to Triple-A Columbus.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Cleveland Cavaliers forward Luol Deng has won the J. Walter Kennedy Award. The award is given annually to an NBA player for community service. Deng has had a long commitment to philanthropic work in his native South Sudan.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The MLS disciplinary committee has fined Columbus Crew defender Giancarlo Gonzalez an undisclosed amount for embellishment intended to deceive the referee. The infraction took place in the 92nd minute of the game against the San Jose Earthquakes on April 13th. The match ended in a 1-1 tie.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - When Ohio State hosts Illinois in football this season, fans might want to bring a blanket and gloves. It will be the Buckeyes' first November night game. ABC/ESPN released its schedule of night games yesterday, and the Buckeyes will host Illinois on November 1st at 8 p.m.
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