September 2, 2014

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Indians 3, Tigers 2: Tribe walks off with another win

CLEVELAND — Another night, another walk-off win for the surging Indians.
For the second straight game Cleveland won in its final at-bat, with Orlando Cabrera’s bases-loaded single in the 13th inning Saturday sending the Indians to a 3-2 victory over Central Division rival Detroit.
And for one of the few nights this season at Progressive Field, there [...] Read More…

Indians 3, Tigers 2: Tribe walks off with another win

For the second straight night, the Indians won in walk-off fashion, with Orlando Cabrera’s bases loaded single in the 13th inning lifting Cleveland to a 3-2 victory over the Tigers.
It was the 12th straight home win for the Indians, who got an impressive outing from starting pitcher Alex White, the right-hander allowing two runs on [...] Read More…

Indians notes: Hafner diagnosed with strained tendon in right foot

CLEVELAND — The Indians finally have a diagnosis on ailing designated hitter Travis Hafner, who was out of the lineup for the third straight game Saturday.
Results from an MRI performed Friday revealed that Hafner has a strained tendon on the bottom of his right foot. He was originally sidelined with what the team called right [...] Read More…

NFL Draft: Browns’ final pick is Nebraska safety Eric Hagg

BEREA — The Browns concluded their draft Saturday night by taking Nebraska safety Eric Hagg with the 248th pick.
Hagg (6-foot-1 1/2, 209 pounds) was an All-Big 12 pick after five interceptions and 49 tackles as a senior. He was named team MVP and won the character award.
He started the majority of games his final three [...] Read More…

NFL Draft: Browns trade up, take Pitt tackle Jason Pinkston

BEREA — The Browns started the draft with a trade, and they all but finished it with one.
The Browns traded their two sixth-round picks (Nos. 168 and 170) to Minnesota to get the 150th pick and take Pittsburgh tackle Jason Pinkston (6-foot-3, 317 pounds). He played left tackle for the Panthers but is expected to [...] Read More…

NFL Draft: Browns take CB Buster Skrine in fifth round

BEREA — The Browns, desperate for speed, added some in the fifth round with Chattanooga cornerback/kick returner Buster Skrine. He ran a 4.22-second 40-yard dash as a junior, then timed a 4.37 at the scouting combine when he stumbled.
Skrine is 5-foot-9 1/2 and 186 pounds but said he plays bigger and with toughness. His max [...] Read More…

NFL Draft: Browns take Stanford fullback Owen Marecic in 4th round

BEREA — The Browns drafted Stanford two-way starter Owen Marecic on Saturday in the fourth round. The pick was No. 124 overall, acquired Thursday in a trade with Atlanta.
Marecic spent his whole career at fullback and added linebacker duties partway through his junior year. He started both ways as a senior for the Cardinal.
Marecic (6-foot, [...] Read More…

NFL Draft: Browns take TE Jordan Cameron, former hoops player

BEREA — The Browns opened Day 3 of the NFL Draft by taking USC tight end Jordan Cameron with the No. 102 overall pick Saturday.
Cameron (6-foot-5, 250 pounds) started college as a basketball player at BYU, before adding some weight and deciding to play football. After stopping at a junior college, he transferred to USC.
He [...] Read More…

Dennis Auerswald is appealing his murder convictions

MEDINA — Dennis Auerswald is appealing his murder and aggravated murder convictions. Auerswald, 60, was convicted last month of poisoning his wife, Maureen, with antifreeze in 2009 and sentenced to life in prison. “He continues to maintain that he is not guilty of the charge of murdering his wife,” his attorney, Joseph Salzgeber, said Friday. Read More…

Two die in head-on crash on West Smith Road

YORK TWP. — Two men died following a head-on collision Thursday night in the 6100 block of West Smith Road. David A. Smith, 22, of Brunswick, was pronounced dead upon arrival at Medina Hospital due to injuries he sustained in the crash that occurred at 10:11 p.m., according to a report from the Ohio Highway Read More…