Kyle Gibson pitched seven strong innings, Adley Rutschman reached base four times and the Baltimore Orioles moved closer to clinching the AL East title, defeating the Cleveland Guardians 5-1 on Sunday.
Two cities known for music, Nashville and Cleveland, square off at Cleveland Browns Stadium, as the Titans face the Browns on Sunday with some local Cleveland music fans saying Cleveland has already won the battle of the music scenes.
MJ Melendez homered and drove in three runs, late-season revelation James McArthur struck out three straight batters to end an eighth-inning threat, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Cleveland Guardians 7-6 on Tuesday night.
Fresh off a trip to Pittsburgh, Leah Doherty and Ashley Holder recap the chaos from Monday Night Football, Nick Chubb’s injury, discuss where the team goes from here and share funny sideline moments you didn’t see on camera.
Cleveland Browns top wide receiver Amari Cooper injured his groin late in Saturday’s practice and is questionable for Monday night’s game at Pittsburgh. Coach Kevin Stefanski didn’t have much information on Cooper, who underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury during the offseason. Cooper was on the field during the portion of practice open to the media. Cooper led the Browns with 78 catches for 1,160 yards and nine touchdowns last season, his first in Cleveland. He spent four seasons with Dallas and four with the Raiders before coming to the Browns in a trade.
Former manager Charlie Manuel has suffered a stroke while undergoing a medical procedure in a Florida hospital, the Philadelphia Phillies announced. The team says “the hospital was able to attend to Charlie immediately and subsequently remove a blood clot,” but ”the next 24 hours will be crucial to his recovery." The 79-year-old Manuel managed the Phillies for nine seasons from 2005-13 and guided them to a World Series championship in 2008. He also spent three years as a manager in Cleveland from 2000-02. Under Manuel, the Phillies won five consecutive NL East titles from 2007-11. They beat the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2008 World Series for the city’s first major professional sports championship since 1983.
Steven Kwan drove in Bo Naylor following Tyler Freeman’s tying single in the eighth inning, rallying the Cleveland Guardians to a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers. The Rangers, who remain in the second AL wild-card position, dropped their second straight in the series. They entered the day a half-game behind first-place Houston and one game ahead of third-place Seattle in the AL West. Ramón Laureano doubled and Naylor walked against Will Smith with one out in the eighth, then came around on two-out singles by Freeman and Kwan off José Leclerc. Reynaldo López pitched a 1-2-3 eighth for the Guardians, and Emmanuel Clase worked the ninth for his major league-best 41st save.
Kyle McCord threw for three touchdowns and 318 yards and No. 6 Ohio State used a 35-point second quarter to defeat Western Kentucky 63-10 at Ohio Stadium.McCord’s 75-yard TD pass to Marvin Harrison Jr. on the first play from scrimmage after Western Kentucky had pulled to within four points gave the Buckeyes (3-0) a 21-10 lead and Chip Trayanum ran for a 40-yard score on the first play of their next series to make it 28-10.The last time OSU scored five TDs in a quarter was Sept. 21, 2013, vs. Florida A&M.
Lucas Giolito struck out a season-high 12 over seven scoreless innings, Josh Naylor and Andrés Giménez each drove in three runs, and the Cleveland Guardians routed the Texas Rangers 12-3 on Friday night.