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Maholm Hit Hard In Dodgers’ 8-2 Loss To Reds

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Maholm allowed six runs and six hits, including homers to Todd Frazier and Chris Heisey, as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 Thursday. Frazier hit second homer this spring in the first inning off Maholm, who is competing with...

Rosecrans Starts Fast To Beat Holgate, 55-40

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kloie Johnson scored 19 points and second-team Associated Press All-Ohioan Molly Nash added 11 to lead fast-starting Zanesville Rosecrans to a 55-40 victory over Holgate on Thursday night in a Division IV state semifinal. The third-ranked Bishops (27-1) will...

Hosmer Has Good Day At Plate In Loss To Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Eric Hosmer homered and doubled for the Kansas City Royals in a 12-6 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Hosmer homered off starter Zach McAllister and later doubled and scored against minor leaguer Bryan Price. Omar Infante and Jason Donald also hit...

Reds 8, Dodgers 2

E_H.Ramirez (1). LOB_Cincinnati 8, Los Angeles 8. 2B_T.Barnhart (2), R.Santiago (2). HR_T.Frazier (2), Heisey (4), H.Ramirez (2). SB_B.Pena (2). SF_Nelson, Ju.Turner. HBP_by Simon (Federowicz), by J.Diaz (Butera). WP_Maholm. Umpires_Home, Mike Everitt; First, Chris Guccione;...

Thursday’s Scores

Kettering Alter 50, Tol. Rogers 47 Millersburg W. Holmes 49, Akr. SVSM 45

Putin’s interference has strengthened Ukraine

Adrian Karatnycky is a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council and a former president of Freedom House. The outcome of Vladimir Putin’s aggression in the Crimean Peninsula is not yet settled, but one thing is clear: He will have few indigenous allies, should he attempt to...

Israel gets no credit from Obama for a year of moderate settlement construction

Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and was a deputy national security advisor in the George W. Bush administration. Uri Sadot is a research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. Last week’s meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and...

Gerson: Making the AIDS crisis worse

Some of America’s closest friends in Africa have turned with a vengeance on gay people. In Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan recently approved a law making homosexual acts punishable by up to a 14-year jail sentence and outlawing gay organizations. In Uganda, President...

Krauthammer: How to stop — or slow — Putin

The president of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council challenges critics of President Obama’s Ukraine policy by saying, “What are you going to do, send the 101st Airborne into Crimea?” Not exactly subtle. And rather silly, considering that no one has proposed such a thing....

Ignatius: In Syria, rebel with a cause

With the Ukraine crisis, any fleeting hope that the U.S. and Russia could soon broker a political settlement in Syria has vanished. The United States needs an alternate strategy for strengthening Syrian moderates who can resist both the brutal Bashar al-Assad regime and al-Qaeda...