>>High School Softball
Division II – at Bucyrus
Milan Edison 6 Bath 1 –- Game suspended in top of the 7th inning with Bath batting
Division IV – at TippCity
Newton 7 Crestview 6
>>Softball Regional Pairings – Local Teams only
Region 14 – Findlay Regional
New Riegel (21-7) vs. Hicksville (18-4) at Findlay HS, Wed., 5 p.m.
Van Buren (21-5) vs. Kansas Lakota (19-5) at Findlay HS, Thurs., 5 p.m.
Regional Final: at Findlay HS, Saturday, noon
>>Baseball Regional Pairings – Local Teams only
Region 6 – Bowling Green Regional
Bath (14-14) vs. #8 Defiance (24-5) vs. at Bowling Green Carter Park, Thurs., 2 p.m.
#11 Bellevue (23-4) vs. Parma Heights Holy Name (18-9) at Bowling Green Carter Park, Thurs., 5 p.m.
Regional Final: at Bowling Green Carter Park, Fri., 5 p.m.
Region 10 – Elida Regional
BaltimoreLibertyUnion (15-14) vs. Genoa Area (23-3) at ElidaMiddle School – Ed Sandy Field, Thurs., 5 p.m.
Van Wert (20-8) vs. #13 Huron (21-5) at ElidaMiddle School – Ed Sandy Field, Thurs., 2 p.m.
Regional Final: at ElidaMiddle School – Ed Sandy Field, Fri., 5 p.m.
Region 16 – Springfield Regional
#2 FortRecovery (23-5) vs. #5 Sidney Lehman Catholic (26-4) at Carlton Davidson Stadium, Thurs., 2 p.m.
#6 Cincinnati Country Day (25-4) vs. Russia (23-6) at Carlton Davidson Stadium, Thurs., 5 p.m.
Regional Final: at Carlton Davidson Stadium, Fri., 5 p.m.
Region 14 – Hamler Regional
McComb (15-8) vs. Hicksville (17-10) at PatrickHenryHigh School, Thurs., 2 p.m.
#4 MillerCity (26-2) vs. #16 Toledo Christian (22-5) at PatrickHenryHigh School, Thurs., 5 p.m.
Regional Final: at PatrickHenryHigh School, Fri., 5 p.m.
The Lady Knights nearly pulled off a last ab-bat rally as they scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh after allowing three in the top of the seventh.
>>Rockies Power Past Reds In Rubber Match
(Cincinnati, OH) -- Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon belted home runs to power the Rockies to a 6-4 win over the Reds at GreatAmericanBallPark in the rubber match of the three-game set. Mike Leake allowed six runs in five innings to take the loss. Todd Frazier and Tucker Barnhart homered for Cincinnati.
>>Reds Off Today
(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Reds are off today before beginning a three-game series against the Nationals at GreatAmericanBallPark tomorrow. Cincinnati has lost 10 of 11 to fall to 19-and-27. Before this stretch they were above .500 at 18-and-17.
>>Reds Have Team Meeting
(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Reds had a team meeting after yesterday's loss. Manager Bryan Price was the only one who spoke, but wouldn't reveal what he said.
>>Indians Rout Rangers With 17-Hit Attack
(Cleveland, OH) -- Carlos Santana capped an eight-run third inning with a three-run homer as the Indians ripped the Rangers 12-3 at Progressive Field. Lonnie Chisenhall and Nick Swisher also went deep RBI as Cleveland salvaged the finale of the three-game series. Carlos Carrasco pitched eight innings of one-run ball to improve to 6-and-4.
>>Indians At Mariners
(Seattle, WA) -- The Indians begin a four-game series against the Mariners at Safeco Field tonight. Cleveland is 21-and-25. Corey Kluber, who has been lights out his last three starts, is back on the mound for the Tribe. Seattle counters with James Paxton.
(Oakland, MI) -- The Tigers hung on to beat the A's 3-2 yesterday in Oakland to take two games out of the the three game series. Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer against his former team in the fifth inning. Pitcher Alex Wilson started the game for Detroit in place of Alfredo Simon, who left the team to be with his ill father. Wilson pitched three innings of scoreless ball and then gave way to Kyle Ryan. Ryan earned the win, giving up one run on three hits in three innings and Joakim Soria notched his 15th save of the season. Tonight Detroit continues their road trip with the first of four games against the Los Angeles Angels.
(Oakland, CA) -- Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander is expected make a rehab appearance with the Toledo Mud Hens as early as this weekend. Verlander will probably pitch on Sunday in Indianapolis, where the Triple-A club is scheduled to play. After Sunday's start, team officials will decide if he will return to the Tigers rotation or continue his rehab assignment. Verlander has been sidelined with a right triceps strain.
>>Warriors Advance To NBA Finals
(Oakland, CA) -- The Warriors are into the NBA Finals for the first time since 1975. Stephen Curry scored a game-high 26 points as the Warriors beat the Rockets 104-90 in Game Five of the Western Conference Finals in Oakland. The Warriors will face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals starting next Thursday.
>>Blackhawks Force Game Seven With Ducks
(Chicago, IL) -- Brandon Saad, Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane all scored in a 3:45 span in the second period as the Blackhawks beat the Ducks 5-2 in Game Six at the UnitedCenter. Anaheim will host the decisive Game Seven on Saturday.
>>Rangers Host Lightning In Game Seven Tomorrow
(New York, NY) -- The Rangers the Lightning in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference finals tomorrow night at MSG. The Blueshirts avoided elimination with a 7-3 win Tuesday night at TampaBay. Friday's faceoff is set for 8 p.m.