Saturday, April 25
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Anthony Rizzo homered, doubled and started Chicago's winning rally with a single off Burke Badenhop as the Reds' bullpen failed again. Herrera singled home the go-ahead run, and Ross doubled home two more.
DETROIT (AP) — Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1. Moss had a three-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run shot in the ninth. Lonnie Chisenhall hit a two-run homer in the eighth. The Indians entered with 11 homers all season, none with runners on base.
RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Former Ohio State teammates John Cook and Joey Sindelar shot a 10-under 60 in better-ball play Friday to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. Cook and Sindelar birdied the final four holes on Buffalo Ridge's regulation Springs course.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the fired Ohio State University's band director's lawsuit against the school can proceed. Judge James Graham yesterday denied Ohio State's request to dismiss the civil-rights lawsuit filed by Jonathan Waters. Waters was fired last summer after an internal investigation said he turned a blind eye to what the school described as the band's "sexualized culture."