Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press

Posted: Updated:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Cleveland's game at Kansas City has been suspended due to rain with the Indians leading 4-2 heading into the bottom of the 10th inning. The game will resume on September 22nd in Cleveland before the start of a three-game series between the AL Central rivals.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have called up right-hander Zach McAllister from the minors to give their heavily worked bullpen a break. The Indians made the move before last night's game at Kansas City. Cleveland used seven relief pitchers in Saturday's 11-inning win over the Royals. The Indians used six relievers on Friday night.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 yesterday. Chris Heisey hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the ninth inning, and Johnny Cueto overcame an early jolt to earn his 16th win. Heisey's solo drive with one out in the ninth off Jared Hughes helped the Reds avoid getting swept at PNC Park.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named. NL Central-leading Milwaukee announced the move to bolster its bullpen before yesterday's series finale against the San Francisco Giants.

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Browns have released veteran quarterback Rex Grossman, who had been brought in to assist Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel with the team's new offense. Grossman was let go yesterday and the Browns also waived wide receiver Charles Johnson.

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Kerri Walsh Jennings, who is the women's career leader in professional beach volleyball wins, moved into a tie yesterday for third place in all-time overall victories. Walsh Jennings and April Ross beat second-seeded Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat, 21-14, 21-15, in yesterday's tournament championship match.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More From wfmj.comMore>>

  • Lightning kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek

    Lightning kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:09:34 GMT
    Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.More >>
    Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.More >>
  • Ohio police: Wedding guest tries to steal gifts

    Ohio police: Wedding guest tries to steal gifts

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Police in Dayton say a wedding guest tried to make off with checks and cash for the newlyweds. Officers were called to the wedding reception late Saturday night after workers noticed that a safe had been emptied out. Police say about $6,800 was found in unopened wedding cards inside a tuxedo garment bag belonging to one of the guests. A police report says surveillance video showed a man entering the office and later walking out with the garment bag. The man told police he...More >>
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Police in Dayton say a wedding guest tried to make off with checks and cash for the newlyweds. Officers were called to the wedding reception late Saturday night after workers noticed that a safe had been emptied out. Police say about $6,800 was found in unopened wedding cards inside a tuxedo garment bag belonging to one of the guests. A police report says surveillance video showed a man entering the office and later walking out with the garment bag. The man told police he...More >>
  • Flying club remembers 4 killed in Ohio plane crash

    Flying club remembers 4 killed in Ohio plane crash

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Members of a flying club held a candlelight vigil to remember four Ohio college students killed a week ago when a small plane crashed just after taking off near Cleveland. Friends and family members were among the 80 people who gathered Sunday night near the crash site in Willoughby Hills. Federal officials say the pilot of the plane reported he was having trouble climbing just after takeoff and was trying to return to the airport. All four people aboard the plane were stude...More >>
    CLEVELAND (AP) - Members of a flying club held a candlelight vigil to remember four Ohio college students killed a week ago when a small plane crashed just after taking off near Cleveland. Friends and family members were among the 80 people who gathered Sunday night near the crash site in Willoughby Hills. Federal officials say the pilot of the plane reported he was having trouble climbing just after takeoff and was trying to return to the airport. All four people aboard the plane were stude...More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms