Bumgarner, Giants Fall To Reds For 9th Loss In 11 Games

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The way the San Francisco Giants are going these days, even a solid outing from their four-time All-Star and staff ace wasn’t much help. Jay Bruce homered in his career-high fifth straight game, connecting off Madison Bumgarner and leading Dan Straily...

Midwest League

___ Lake County 5, South Bend 4 Great Lakes at Dayton, 7:00 p.m. West Michigan at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Beloit at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Clinton, 7:30 p.m. Lansing at Bowling Green, 7:35 p.m. Peoria at Quad Cities, 8:00 p.m....

Bruce Homers In 5th Straight Game, Reds Beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jay Bruce homered in his career-high fifth straight game, connecting off Madison Bumgarner and leading Dan Straily and the Cincinnati Reds over the slumping San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday. Bruce connected for his 25th homer of the season. His sixth...

Reds 2, Giants 1

E_Pagan (5). DP_San Francisco 1. LOB_Cincinnati 4, San Francisco 4. HR_Bruce (25), Gillaspie (4). SF_Barnhart (1). Umpires_Home, Kerwin Danley; First, Andy Fletcher; Second, Mark Ripperger; Third, Joe West. T_2:23. A_42,079 (41,915).

Jets Agree To 4-year Deal With 1st-rounder Darron Lee

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets and first-round draft pick Darron Lee have agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $10.2 million that is fully guaranteed. Lee was on his way to New Jersey on Wednesday, a few hours after players reported for physicals at the...

Official: Ohio Board Director Practiced Law Without License

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says the state funeral board authorized its former director to practice law without a license by letting her negotiate violation settlements. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) Vanessa Niekamp resigned Friday and the...

Kasich Says Focus Is On Down-ballot Races, Won’t Talk Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. John Kasich said Wednesday that he’s focused on backing GOP candidates in down-ballot races this fall and wouldn’t talk about providing any support for Donald Trump. Kasich has declined to endorse the billionaire businessman, who...

Strasburg Wins 14th As Nationals Down Indians 4-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Strasburg shut down Cleveland for seven innings and bounced back from his only loss this season, leading the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 win over the Indians on Wednesday. Strasburg (14-1) began the season with 13 straight wins before he was beaten by...

Suspect In Ohio College Student’s Killing Will Stay In Jail

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of killing an Ohio college student who disappeared while riding her bicycle has been ordered to remain jailed. The attorney representing 57-year-old James Worley waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of aggravated murder and...

Kasich Says He’s Focused On Helping Down-ballot Candidates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) says he’s focused on backing his party’s congressional candidates this fall and won’t talk about any support for a presidential candidate. Kasich has declined to endorse GOP nominee Donald Trump....