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Zelarayán rallies Crew to 3-2 victory over New York City FC

Aug. 06, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán polished off a brace with a goal in the 75th minute to spark the Columbus Crew to a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Saturday. An own-goal by Jonathan Mensah three minutes into the match gave NYCFC an early lead. Columbus...

Quantrill throws 6 shutout innings, Guardians top Astros 4-1

Aug. 06, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cal Quantrill tossed six scoreless innings and Amed Rosario had a two-run single, lifting the Cleveland Guardians to a 4-1 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Saturday night. All-Star José Ramírez added two hits and an RBI, and Andres Gimenez and...

Guardians designate slumping Franmil Reyes for assignment

Aug. 06, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes, who began the season as the cleanup hitter for the Cleveland Guardians, was designated for assignment Saturday. The 27-year-old outfielder/designated hitter had been optioned to Triple-A Columbus earlier in the week after batting .213 with nine home...

Mancini hits 2 HRs, Astros roll past Guardians 9-3

Aug. 05, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trey Mancini hit two home runs, including his first career grand slam, and drove in five runs, leading the Houston Astros over the Cleveland Guardians 9-3 on Friday night. Astros manager Dusty Baker tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the game. Baker held his...

New prosecutor named after Georgia stun-gun death mistrial

Aug. 05, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A new prosecutor has been assigned to consider retrying three former Georgia sheriff's deputies accused of killing a man walking down a rural road when they shocked him with stun guns during a 2017 arrest. Local news outlets report that Columbus-based...

Verlander wins MLB-leading 15th game, Astros blank Cleveland

Aug. 04, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings for his MLB-leading 15th victory, Chas McCormick and Martin Maldonado each homered and had three RBIs, and the AL West-leading Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-0 Thursday night. Verlander (15-3), making...

Affidavit: Prosecutor threatened to kill neighbor over dog

Aug. 04, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana prosecutor charged with harassment, intimidation and other counts threatened to kill a neighbor in a dispute over a dog, an affidavit unsealed Thursday said. Bartholomew County Prosecutor William Nash also is charged with obstruction of...

Some Mississippi residents can be reimbursed for safe rooms

Aug. 04, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Residents in eight Mississippi counties can get up to $3,500 to build safe rooms as part of a pilot program. A safe room, also known as a storm shelter, must be built to withstand 250 mph-winds and, if in a flood plain, must be built above ground, state...

Waterman nets pivotal goal as Montreal defeats Crew 2-1

Aug. 03, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joel Waterman scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time and Montreal beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Wednesday night. Montreal (12-8-3) tied it at 1 in the 88th minute on a goal from Kei Kamara. Lucas Zelarrayan scored for the Crew (7-6-9) in...

Rosario hits 450-foot homer, Guardians top Diamondbacks 7-4

Aug. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Amed Rosario hit a mammoth three-run homer and rookie Oscar Gonzalez added a solo shot, sending the Cleveland Guardians to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Rosario’s career-long, 450-foot drive to dead center was the longest of the season...