The 28-year-old Mathews had one sack and 14 tackles in 16 games with San Diego in 2015.
Joyce capped a five-run first with a three-run shot off former teammate Jake Odorizzi.
Francisco Lindor, Yan Gomes and Collin Cowgill doubled off Reds starter Cody Reed, who will start the season in Triple-A Louisville.
Jordyn Kenneally tossed a five-hitter and had a two-run double in Ursuline’s win over McDowell.
Kennedy Catholic alum Nolan Reimold awaits word if he’ll be with the big league club on Monday.
Freshman Bryce Nickels’ name is listed on the ESPN Transfer List. YSU did not confirm Nickel’s status with the Penguin program.
Ursuline’s Vito Petrillo lost a no-hitter in the sixth inning, and allowed just one hit in a complete-game 2-0 win over Crestview Wednesday …
Western Reserve’s pitchers’ Walker Marlowe and Jeep DiCioccio combined to strike out 10 Quakers.
Mac White throws a complete game, 5-hitter as the Rams post their first victory of the season.
Pirates left-hander Jon Niese worked four innings, allowed two runs on five hits and struck out five.
The 25-year-old Bauer went 11-12 in 30 starts last season but finished the year pitching out of the bullpen.
Josh Tomlin, who is competing for the fifth spot in Cleveland’s rotation, struck out 10 in six scoreless innings.
Champion plated six runs in the final two innings combined to open the regular season with a 9-3 victory over Girard Tuesday evening.
The Penguins remained three points clear of the New York Islanders for third in the crowded Metropolitan Division.
Irving scored 31 points for Cleveland, which fell to 1-3 this season and 4-13 over the last two when James doesn’t play.
The Indians rallied to win, 4-3 in 9 innings of action Tuesday.
Gorby did not allow a baserunner through the first 4 innings. He finished the night with a total of 8 strikeouts and just one walk in the 13…
Lauren Rutherford had a pair of hits, while scoring twice and stealing two bases for LaBrae.
Ella Simcox drove in three runs for Brookfield.
Fifth starter front-runner CC Sabathia allowed two runs and three hits over four innings.