Tuesday, June 30
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins last night. Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help the Reds open a huge lead, before Cincinnati's Mike Leake let most of the lead slip away. Nate Adcock got the victory with two scoreless innings in relief of Leake.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The struggling Cleveland Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays last night. Rookie Cody Anderson took a bid for a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start. Anderson didn't allow a baserunner until Grady Sizemore homered against his old team on a 1-2 pitch with one out in the seventh.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Among all 125 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision teams, the University of Akron had the worst home attendance this past season. The Akron Beacon Journal reports the Zips drew a total of 55,019 fans for six home games at the 30,000-seat InfoCision Stadium. It was the lowest number reported by the university since 2005, when the team attracted 54,464 for five home games at the old Rubber Bowl.
HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — Hillsdale College says it and four other colleges will compete in a different athletic conference starting in two years. Hillsdale says it will play in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference beginning July 1st, 2017. It now plays in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. It says other schools joining the conference are the University of Findlay, Walsh University, Lake Erie College and Ohio Dominican University.