Allen Gives Up 3-run Homer, Indians Lose 4-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco and the Indians’ relievers stepped around Detroit’s dangerous collection of power hitters for eight innings. Then J.D. Martinez connected. Martinez hit a three-run homer off closer Cody Allen in the ninth inning as the Tigers,...

J.D. Martinez Hits 3-run Homer, Tigers Win 4-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer off closer Cody Allen in the ninth inning, helping the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Martinez’s one-out shot over the center-field wall bailed out the Tigers, who had been...

Goodyear Says It Won’t Build New Factory In Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron and Summit County officials say Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. won’t build its new $500 million plant in Ohio. Officials received a letter Tuesday from the Akron-based tire company, explaining that Ohio will no longer be considered for the new...

Browns Sign OL Vinston Painter

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have signed offensive lineman Vinston Painter to their active roster off Denver’s practice squad. To make space, the club waived offensive lineman Caylin Hauptmann, who failed a physical. Hauptmann was claimed off waivers on Sunday from Seattle....

Midwest League Playoffs

Wednesday, Sep. 3: Burlington at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 4: Cedar Rapids at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, Sep. 5: Cedar Rapids at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sep. 3: South Bend at Lake County, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 4: Lake County at South Bend, 7:05 p.m....

International League Playoffs

Wednesday, Sep. 3: Durham at Columbus, 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Sep. 4: Durham at Columbus, 7:05 p.m. Friday, Sep. 5: Columbus at Durham, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, Sep. 6: Columbus at Durham, 1:05 p.m. x-Sunday, Sep. 7: Columbus at Durham, 5:05 p.m. Wednesday, Sep. 3: Syracuse at Pawtucket,...

Los Angeles Jury Convicts Man Of 3 Serial Murders

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury in Los Angeles convicted a career criminal Tuesday in the serial strangling of three women in the 1980s in Los Angeles. Jurors found Samuel Little, 74, guilty of three counts of first-degree murder. The three women were found nude below the waist and had...

Reds RHP Bailey To 60-day DL; Surgery Possible

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have moved right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day DL, officially ending his chance to return this season. Bailey has an elbow injury described as a strained right flexor mass tendon. The Reds had initially hoped Bailey would be able to rejoin...

Brewer, Hokies Eager For Test Vs. No. 8 Buckeyes

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer hasn’t had to wait long for his first huge stage. The Hokies play at No. 8 Ohio State on Saturday night. Virginia Tech is no stranger to big games, but has struggled to show it belongs among the elite in recent years. The Hokies have...

Medical Tests Now Available In W.Va. C8 Case

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Mid-Ohio Valley residents exposed to a chemical used by a DuPont plant in West Virginia can now apply for free medical monitoring. An attorney for Parkersburg-area plaintiffs, Harry Deitzler, says residents can apply for a free blood test and free...