Friday, May 6
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer during his latest big game against Milwaukee, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Brewers 9-5 Thursday night. Bruce homered during a five-run first inning off Chase Anderson at the Great American Ballpark.
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 Thursday night. Brantley, who missed most of April after offseason surgery on his right shoulder, came into the game batting .167. He had an RBI single in the first and a two-run double in the eighth.
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 the fracture.
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas judge has ordered former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel to have no contact with the alleged victim in his domestic violence case. Manziel was in court less than 15 minutes Thursday as Judge Roberto Canas set conditions for his release on $1,500 bond. The 23-year-old cannot contact ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley, nor can he be in possession of any firearms.