Indians 9, Tigers 4

E_Uribe (3), Aviles (1). DP_Detroit 2. LOB_Detroit 4, Cleveland 8. 2B_J.Upton (6), Castellanos (6), Brantley (2), C.Santana (7). HR_Castellanos (5), Napoli (5), Gimenez (1). A.Wilson pitched to 4 batters in the 8th Umpires_Home, Jerry Meals; First, Ron Kulpa; Second, Chris...

Brantley, Napoli Lead Indians To Sweep Of Tigers, 9-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley was 4 for 5 with three RBIs, Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers for the sixth straight time this season, 9-4 on Thursday night. Brantley, who missed most of April after offseason surgery on his...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Portland 2, Toronto FC 1 Sporting Kansas City 1, Los Angeles 1, tie New York at Orlando City, 7 p.m. Portland at Vancouver, 5 p.m. Montreal at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at...

NFL Prospect Charged With Tampering After Bar Shooting

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A former Arizona State linebacker who was set to join the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent has been charged with tampering with evidence after a fatal shooting outside a suburban Cleveland bar. Antonio Longino was freed Thursday in...

Judge Says 10 Seized Animals Should Be Returned To Ohio Farm

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge says five tigers and five other animals seized from a northeast Ohio farm should be returned. The state took the animals Wednesday from Stump Hill Farm in Massillon, saying it hasn’t met Ohio’s tightened restrictions on exotic animal...

Ohio NFL Prospect Charged With Tampering After Bar Shooting

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A former northeast Ohio prep football star who hoped to play in the NFL has been charged with tampering with evidence after a fatal shooting outside a suburban Cleveland bar. Twenty-three-year-old Antonio Longino was freed Thursday in Cleveland...

Former Deep-sea Treasure Hunter To Have Competency Evaluated

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio has ordered a competency evaluation of a former deep-sea treasure hunter who’s jailed for refusing to answer questions about the location of 500 missing gold coins. Defendant Tommy Thompson has been held in contempt of court...

Ohio Prison Workers Union Sues To Stop Prison Farms Shutdown

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The union representing Ohio’s corrections officers has sued to stop the planned shutdown of the state’s prison farms in a move to raise millions of dollars to fund new rehabilitation programs through land sales. The Ohio Civil Service Employees...

Appeals Court Agrees Ohio Men Get New Trial In 1995 Slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — An appeals court in Cleveland has ruled that a lower court judge properly granted a new trial for three men who spent nearly 20 years in prison for a slaying they denied committing. Thirty-eight-year-old Eugene Johnson Jr., 38-year-old Derrick Wheatt and...

Cleveland Indians C Perez To Have Surgery On Right Thumb

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez will have surgery on his fractured right thumb on Friday. Perez was injured while tagging a runner at the plate Saturday against Philadelphia. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list the following day when X-rays revealed...