Graham Rahal has reason to be happy: He is just nine points off the IndyCar points lead with two races remaining after winning the Honda Indy 200.
LEXINGTON, Ohio — With his race car at full revs and his Ohio State football replica helmet strapped on tight, Graham Rahal couldn’t hear the enthusiastic cheers from his home-track crowd in the midst of the Honda Indy 200 on Sunday afternoon. But he could see the enthusiasm.
BEREA, Ohio — Four days into Terrelle Pryor’s transition from a quarterback to wide receiver, he’s not only fitting in at Cleveland Browns training camp, he’s standing out.
The Reds’ Brandon Phillips, second from right, is held back by manager Bryan Price from going after Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli after Phillips was hit by a pitch in the eighth inning.
CINCINNATI — Manager Bryan Price thinks the heated rivalry between his Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates is a credit to the pitching. Charlie Morton pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Neil Walker hit a review-aided home run, and the Pirates beat the Reds 3-0 on Sunday in a testy game in which benches cleared after stars Andrew McCutchen and Brandon Phillips were hit by pitches.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Cleveland Indians are having trouble scoring runs. It could get a lot worse if All-Star Jason Kipnis is put on the disabled list.
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Clippers 4-3 on Sunday in Moosic, Pa. The RailRiders scored a run in the sixth inning, before plating two in the seventh against C.C. Lee (2-3) to win the rubber game in the three-game series.
The Crew’s Tony Tchani exhorts an official to make a call during Saturday’s loss.
There was no room for semantics in the latest Crew SC setback. A 5-2 loss at Orlando City on Saturday, a game in which the Crew scored first and then allowed five straight goals, led to a quiet postgame locker room.