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SANDLOT: Class B results

16u - Late Friday Astro Falcons 8, Roth Brothers 0 – Luca Ricchuiti had two hits and an RBI and Seth Cervello had two hits, an RBI and a run scored for Astro. Tyler Staub pitched 6 2/3 innings for the win, giving up five hits while striking out five. Jordan Streamo had two hits for ...

Carrasco on his COVID-19 journey

CLEVELAND — Not even a mask can hide Carlos Carrasco’s smile or muffle his joy. For now, baseball’s back. And he is as well. A year after a leukemia diagnosis threatened his life and nearly ended his playing career, Carrasco is staging another comeback. In remission and medically ...

Out of Cleveland?

CLEVELAND — Agent Drew Rosenhaus has asked the Cleveland Browns to trade tight end and former first-round draft pick David Njoku, a person familiar with the request told The Associated Press on Friday. Rosenhaus wants his client out of Cleveland, but the Browns, who picked up the fifth-year ...

Musgrove just wants to play

PITTSBURGH — Joe Musgrove isn’t trying to make a political statement when the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher dons a mask, but a practical one. Musgrove wants to play. Badly. The only way that happens is if Major League Baseball can avoid having COVID-19 spread through clubhouses. Pulling a ...

Indians look into changing name

CLEVELAND — They’ve been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. Those days could be over. Amid new pressure sparked by a national movement to correct racial wrongdoings, the Indians said Friday night they will review their long-debated nickname which has been in place for 105 ...

Class B results

18U Roth Brothers 5, Prospects 1: Ethan Shaw had three hits including a triple and scored once. Cam Hollobaugh had three hits and Caelen Bender had two hits and scored once for Roth. Alex Tomsic tossed five innings for the win, giving up two hits and no earned runs while striking out seven. ...

Bringing down the ’bus

One of the biggest organized basketball tournaments in the nation is about to get a whole lot of Mahoning Valley flavor added to it. Former Warren G. Harding Raiders Jesse Hardin and Shaheed Davis will be both be taking part in The Basketball Tournament, a 5-on-5, single-elimination ...

Class B results

Late Wednesday Prospects 16, Knightline 4 – Jake Dohy had two hits, an RBI and three runs to power the Prospects. Remington Hart had three hits, including a double, an RBI and scored twice, and Jared Leipheimer had three hits — two doubles — six RBIs and scored twice for the Prospects. ...

Former Spartan golfer Kreps transfers to YSU

The Youngstown State men’s golf program has added former Boardman golfer Cade Kreps as a transfer, coach Tony Joy said on Wednesday. Kreps will enroll at YSU for the 2020 fall semester and have three years of eligibility remaining after two seasons at the University of Akron. After ...

Looking ahead

There are no catcalls from vendors, enticing customers with their goods; or baseballs smacking into the leather of a catcher’s mitt, or connecting with a wooden bat; or crowds cheering for a rally by the home team. The sounds of silence now dominate Eastwood Field. There will be no ...