October 24, 2014

Medina
Intermittent clouds
49°F

No closer to Tigers: Detroit snatches win from Indians with four runs off Chris Perez in ninth inning

CLEVELAND — A key Central Division showdown couldn’t have begun any worse for the Indians. Seemingly en route to a win in the series opener of a four-game set with first-place Detroit, Cleveland instead tasted a bitter defeat as the Tigers rallied … Read More…

Indians notes: Manager Terry Francona supports baseball drug suspensions

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona offered his support of Major League Baseball’s decision to hand down suspensions to 13 players Monday, even calling commissioner Bud Selig to convey as much. Francona, who is close with Selig from his … Read More…

Report: If Browns owner Jimmy Haslam steps down, father would take control

BEREA — If Browns owner Jimmy Haslam were to turn over control of the team because of future developments in the federal investigation of Pilot Flying J, his father would take over the team, Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal reported. Hasla… Read More…

Cool weather helps to heat up attendance

Dressed as Little Miss Muffet with a spider, Nikki Piskac and Turbo won second place in Sunday's miniature horse costume contest at the Medina County Fair. Behind her is Linda Wise with My Lins Magic Babe, who won first place. KIERA MANION-FISCHER / GAZETTE

The miniature horse costume contest was a highlight on the last day of the fair. “You never know what you’re going to see at the Medina County Fair,” said the announcer over the fairgrounds’ loudspeaker Sunday. Eleven competitors young and old brought their horses into the ring Sunday afternoon. Several princesses were in attendance, as Read More…

From zeros to zero hour: Indians beat Marlins for 15th shutout, then turn attention to showdown with Tigers

MIAMI — The booming hip-hop on the stereo in the Cleveland Indians’ postgame clubhouse was quickly dialed down to low volume, and the celebration following their 15th shutout victory of the season was muted. The team had a plane to catch, and a big… Read More…

Indians giving prospect Danny Salazar start in big series with Tigers; Ubaldo Jimenez to get two extra days of rest

MIAMI — Top prospect Danny Salazar will rejoin the Cleveland Indians to pitch in their upcoming series against AL Central leader Detroit. Salazar will be recalled from Triple-A Columbus to start Wednesday, manager Terry Francona said Sunday before th… Read More…

Browns: Right tackle Mitchell Schwartz not content with good rookie season, wants to keep getting better

BEREA — Browns right tackle Mitchell Schwartz recognizes his first NFL season was solid, but not spectacular. After breaking through the rookie wall, the 6-foot-5, 320-pounder plans on making his sophomore year much more successful. “There were tim… Read More…