Tuesday, May 26
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Colorado Rockies beat Cincinnati 5-4 yesterday to send the Reds to their ninth straight loss. Nolan Arenado homered, had three hits and drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman. This is the Reds' longest losing streak since they dropped 11 straight in June of 1998 under manager Jack McKeon.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 10-8 yesterday for their sixth straight win. Roberto Perez and Carlos Santana paced the offense with home runs, but Indians pitchers couldn't stop the streaking Rangers' bats at home. The Indians had won six in a row.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are limping their way toward the NBA Finals. Battered and bruised, James says he won't allow his sore body to slow his drive. The Cavs are one win away from the Eastern Conference title. Game 4 against the Atlanta Hawks is tonight. Coach David Blatt says Kyrie Irving remains a game-time decision.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State fishery regulators are asking anglers to monitor live bait purchases for juvenile Asian carp. The struggle to prevent bighead and silver carp from reaching the Great Lakes has drawn lots of attention. But the Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the invasive fish also pose a threat to inland waters.