May 30, 2016

Elyria
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Yankees 8, Indians 0: Carmona clipped, exits after 2-2/3 innings

CLEVELAND — Fausto Carmona has given the Indians an opportunity to win nearly every time he has taken the mound this season. Wednesday night, how­ever, the right-hander ensured there was no chance for victory. Bombed early and often, Carmona produced his worst effort of the year to pave the way for an 8-0 loss to Read More…

Holmgren adapting to new role with Browns

BEREA — This will be a unique training camp for Mike Holmgren. And not just because his right foot in is an orange cast following surgery to ease longtime joint pain under his big toe. For the first time in his 23-year NFL career, Holmgren doesn’t enter the season as a coach. He’s Browns presi­dent, Read More…

Little League baseball: Morrison lifts hot Hamilton

ELYRIA — Not many 12-year-olds are as tough on themselves as Jarrod Morrison. “It was one of my good games, but I could have pitched better,” Morrison said. Tell that to the North Canton batters. Hamilton faced 14 of them. He yielded one hit — a home run to Tyler Drabick to lead off the Read More…

Speedy success: Lorain club sends 12 to national track meet

Lorain County’s Ultimate Track Club has made giant strides — and in a hurry. In three years, the fledgling program has gone from obscurity to performing on a national stage. UTC advanced 12 athletes from regionals to the AAU Junior Olympic Games at Nor­folk State University in Virginia. The Junior Olympics begin Saturday and run Read More…

Tribe notes: Wood to pitch for Aeros tonight

CLEVELAND — Kerry Wood (blister right index finger) will make a minor league rehab appearance for Double-A Akron tonight. If things go well, the right-hander’s next step will be to rejoin the Indians bullpen. “We’re still going to have to see after the outing in Akron how the finger reacts,” said manager Manny Acta. “He’s Read More…

Wild Things 6, Crushers 2: Bullpen can’t rescue Crushers

WASHINGTON, Pa. — The Lake Erie Crushers got a strong performance from their bullpen, but it was already too late as they fell 6-2 Wednesday night to the Wash­ington Wild Things. The Crushers (30-30) scored runs on a Joel Collins double in the fourth and a Dom Duggan solo home run in the fifth, but Read More…

Little League baseball: Boardman wins in style

ELYRIA — Boardman’s Trent Humphreys got a lot done with one swing of his bat Wednesday afternoon at Vic Janowicz Memorial Park. He launched a walk-off home run that treated Boardman to a dramatic 9-7 come-from-behind victory over Mount Vernon. In the process, he also picked up the pitching victory and propelled his team to Read More…

Yankees 8, Indians 0: Yanks drub Carmona, Indians

CLEVELAND – Fausto Carmona has given the Indians an opportunity to win nearly every time he has taken the mound this season. Wednesday night, however, the right-hander ensured there was no chance for victory. Bombed early and often, Carmona produced his worst effort of the year to pave the way for an 8-0 loss to Read More…

Indians notes: Wood set for rehab outing Thursday

CLEVELAND – Kerry Wood (blister right index finger) will make a minor league rehab appearance for Double-A Akron tonight. If things go well, the right-hander’s next step will be to rejoin the Indians’ bullpen.   “We’re still going to have to see after the outing in Akron how the finger reacts,” said manager Manny Acta. Read More…

Peralta traded to Tigers

CLEVELAND – Midway through last season, Jhonny Peralta moved from shortstop to become the Indians’ new third baseman. Now, he’s their old one. Less than an hour before Cleveland’s scheduled 7:05 game Wednesday against the Yankees, the Indians traded Peralta to the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitcher Giovanni Soto. The deal also includes cash Read More…