Stories tagged with: Major League Baseball

January 23, 2014 - 6:59pm
31 weeks 1 day ago

At this point of winter, warm weather and baseball seem a long way away. But, believe it or not, we are just about a month from spring training. The Cincinnati Reds are back and ready to make another postseason run, and the Reds Caravan is back in town to generate excitement.  

Today, the Reds made their annual stop here in Zanesville as apart of their North Tour across Central Ohio. A good crowd was on hand at WHIZ to welcome several reds greats into Zanesville. Some of the...

July 29, 2012 - 12:39am
2 years 4 weeks ago

Major League Baseball:

Cincinnati 9 Colorado 7

Ryan Ludwick did it again to his former NL West foes as he went deep twice for the Reds, who won their ninth game in a row. Cincinnati has now won nine games in a row for the first time since 1999 and its their longest winning streak since that season when they went on to win ten games in a row.

Pittsburgh 4 Houston 3

Wandy Rodriguez made his Pirates...

June 25, 2011 - 7:01pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

Newcomerstown welcomed former New York Yankee "Bullet" Bob Turley to their annual Cy Young Days Festival on Saturday.  Turley, an Illinois native, played 13 years in the majors.  His most impressive season came in 1958.

Apart from winning just the third-ever Cy Young award with a 21-7 regular season record, Turley also made a name in the postseason with the Yankees.

Down 3 games to 1 in the 1958 World Series, Turley tossed a shutout in game 5 against...

June 9, 2010 - 4:17pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

Local baseball stand out and Rosecrans grad Jerod Yakubik was selected today in the 34th round by the Los Angeles Angels. The Ohio University senior became the third Bobcat selected in this years draft.

Yakubik recorded 19 doubles this past season for the Bobcats in 243 plate appearences. He was a main stay in the lineup for Ohio, hitting safely in 22 consecutive games which ties for the 10th longest streak in MAC history. With in the conference Yakubik was first in doubles with...

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