July 28, 2014

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Sox home in on win – red sox 6, indians 2

Boston finds fans, success vs. Tribe CLEVELAND — It was tough to tell where you were watching the Indians and Red Sox on Monday night. The sign said Jacobs Field, but the fans inside the park appeared split, some of the 32,439 in attendance favoring the hometown Indians and some the Red Sox and pitcher Read More…

Promotion no Laffy matter – Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Eric Wedge moved quickly to dispel speculation that Aaron Laffey would be promoted from Triple-A Buffalo to take the roster spot of struggling reliever Fernando Cabrera. “There’s nothing going on with that,” Wedge said. “I don’t know where that’s coming from. We’re pleased with the way (Laffey’s) throwing the ball. But Read More…

Lester beats toughest foe

CLEVELAND — The most important victory of Jon Lester’s life did not come on a hot July evening at Jacobs Field, but in a sterile doctor’s office in December, at a time when baseball seemed furthest away. It was there that doctors informed Lester that his cancer — anaplastic large cell lymphoma — had been Read More…

Bentley cleared to play

Tom Withers The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Browns center LeCharles Bentley was cleared by his surgeon to return to the playing field on Monday, another major step in his unexpected comeback from a career-threatening knee injury. “I passed it,” Bentley said excitedly on the phone from New York. “I’m good to go.” Bentley had a Read More…

Big plays land Elyria in final

FREMONT — Elyria Post 12 used up every bit of luck available Monday night — tying the game with an unearned run in the top of the ninth inning, fighting off a meltdown in the bottom of the inning and scoring again in the 10th to come away with a 5-4 victory over Sandusky Post Read More…

As an Asian insect threatens Under quarantine

While cities like Columbus and Cleveland are planning to clear cut ash trees, Lorain County Metro Parks is taking a less drastic approach to control the spread of an insect that decimates the tree. Metro Parks officials are hoping that quarantine and chemical treatment research and experimentation will control the spread of the emerald ash Read More…

Teen shooter gets 18 years

Drug robbery ended in murder ELYRIA — Christopher Sartin will spend 18 years to life behind bars for the murder of Eddie Warner, but it’s not enough for Warner’s family. Margaret Warner told county Common Pleas Judge Christopher Rothgery that she wanted Sartin, 19, to spend the rest of his life in prison for shooting Read More…

Do you want a full-time mayor, Sheffield?

Council members want to put issue to a vote SHEFFIELD — Two Council members want voters to decide whether the mayor should be on the job for 40 hours a week. Council passed an ordinance in October 2005 making the city’s chief executive a full-time job starting next year, but Councilmen Kevin Watkinson and Leo Read More…

Avon bicyclist, 41, hit by tractor-trailer, dies

AVON — A 41-year-old man bicycling near a gas station on Colorado Avenue was killed when his bike was struck by a tractor-trailer turning into the station’s truck lot. Gary Krach of Avon died at the scene shortly after 8:30 a.m. Saturday after being struck by the tractor-trailer, which was driven by a 67-year-old man Read More…

Avon Lake: Let’s make beach safer

Power plant intake, high waves contribute to undertows at Miller Road Park, officials say AVON LAKE — City officials will determine whether Miller Road Park beach can be made safer before next summer. The drowning deaths of Brandon Glass, 20, and Daniel Smith, 19, both of Elyria, were the third to occur off the beach Read More…