You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

MLB

  • Yankees rip Price, Tigers
    It was an inning that defied explanation – the New York Yankees banging out hit after hit against one of the best pitchers in baseball. “Sometimes it just happens. The game doesn’t always make sense,” manager Joe Girardi said.
  • White Sox beat Indians 3-2, end 7-game skid
    CHICAGO – Jose Abreu hit a pair of run-scoring singles against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Indians 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a season-high, seven-game losing streak
  • Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4
    DETROIT – The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in an eight-run third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.
Advertisement

Pirates hold off Cubs

CHICAGO – Brandon Cumpton pitched seven scoreless innings, Travis Snider hit a solo homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday.

Cumpton (3-2) won his third straight decision as the Pirates won the last two games of the three-game series. Cumpton allowed just two hits and two walks while striking out four.

The rookie right-hander retired 13 of the first 14 batters he faced. He allowed a walk to Nate Schierholtz in the fifth inning, but rebounded by getting John Baker to hit into an inning-ending double play.

Ryan Sweeney reached on a single against Cumpton in the first inning and the other hit was by Cubs starting pitcher Jason Hammel in the sixth.

Pirates closer Mark Melancon pitched the ninth for his 12th save in 15 chances.

Advertisement