April 28, 2015

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Indians: CC Sabathia returns to Cleveland, shuts down Tribe

CLEVELAND — It was home sweet second home for CC Sabathia on Saturday night. Back in Cleveland, where he spent the first 10-plus years of his career, Sabathia was in the comfort zone, helping the Yankees to a 10-5 victory in front of 34,396 fans at Progressive Field — many of them wearing the Bronx Read More…

Regional Softball: Keystone misses state trip for 2nd straight season

Dan Gilles The Chronicle-Telegram BUCYRUS — Last year, a promising Keystone softball season came to a surprising end at Bucyrus High School in the Division II regional championship. On Saturday, Keystone came back to the scene of the crime in hope of exorcising those demons. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, history repeated itself. A two-run third Read More…

Regional Track: LaMar, Coolidge run to titles, head to state

RAVENNA — Firelands junior Cory LaMar, Elyria Catholic sophomore Marty Coolidge and Bay freshman Bridget Doughty brought home regional titles from Saturday’s Division II track and field meet at Ravenna High School. A three-time regional qualifier, LaMar clocked a school-record time of 49.16 in winning the 400 meters. “It’s amazing,” LaMar said. “From district champ Read More…

H.S. Baseball: Vermilion’s Clark awarded with Mr. Baseball

The voters didn’t hold his injury against him. Tim Clark, despite playing less than half a season for the Vermilion Sailors, was named Lorain County’s Mr. Baseball for 2009 at the county all-star game Saturday at All Pro Freight Stadium. Clark’s season lasted less than a month. The left-handed pitcher headed for Cleveland State University Read More…

Indians notes: A pitcher looks like the pick in first round

CLEVELAND — It sounds as though the Indians are leaning toward taking a pitcher with their first-round choice — 15th overall — in the amateur draft (June 9-11). “It’s pretty pitcher-heavy,” Cleveland’s director of amateur scouting, Brad Grant, said of this year’s draft class, headlined by power pitcher Stephen Strasburg, a right-hander from San Diego Read More…

Division I regional softball semifinal: Tess Sito throws second straight no-hitter, fans 16 as Elyria downs Brecksville

CLYDE — With one of her most dominating performances, Tess Sito hurled a 16-strikeout no-hitter Friday that carried Elyria into its 10th softball regional final and fifth in a row. It was Sito’s second consecutive tournament no-hitter. Her gem led the top-ranked Pioneers to a 2-0 Division I semifinal victory over Brecksville, which managed just Read More…

Division II regional softball semifinal: Relaxed Keystone barely tested in win over Toledo Central Catholic

BUCYRUS — The storm that knocked out Thursday’s Division II regional semifinal might have been a blessing in disguise for the Keystone Wildcats. “I think it helped us,” Keystone pitcher-shortstop Kara Dill said Friday after the Wildcats defeated Toledo Central Catholic, 7-2. “We were able to get used to our surroundings. Yesterday we all had Read More…

Indians’ offense comes up lacking against Yankees

CLEVELAND — Progressive Field fans broke out the dated wave in the fifth inning of the Indians’ series opener with the New York Yankees on Friday night. They had to do something to stay interested. A crowd of 32,802 got little to cheer about as the Indians offered up a lackluster effort in a 3-1 Read More…

Tribe notes: Sabathia still feels at home in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia received a mixture of boos and cheers from the crowd when he was shown on the Jumbotron at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night while attending a Cavaliers playoff victory over the Magic. The big left-hander isn’t sure what kind of reaction he’ll receive from Cleveland’s baseball fans. “I don’t know Read More…

LeBron making his own magic: Cavaliers superstar’s offense causing Orlando problems

The ball is now in the Orlando Magic’s court. Actually, it’s in the hands of LeBron James at the top of the key, with the Cavaliers small forward having yet to use his dribble, but for the first time in the Eastern Conference finals, it is Orlando that now faces a major adjustment. If Magic Read More…