The defending World Series champions took two of three in Pittsburgh and improved to 34-34 this season.
Edwin Encarnacion homered twice, Trevor Bauer pitched seven strong innings and Jose Ramirez had his sixth straight multi-hit game.
The Western Reserve Scourge have won three straight games after grabbing a win Saturday against the Canton Pitbulls.
Ramirez touched off a three-run first inning with a two-out homer off Adam Wilk.
The Scrappers open the season Monday in WV, with their first home game Wednesday at Eastwood Field.
Jose Ramirez had three hits and Edwin Encarnacion homered as the Cleveland Indians beat the pitching-thin Minnesota Twins 8-1.
The Cubs won for just the third time in nine games.
“You just do things that normal people look at and say, ‘There is no way that should happen,’ but it does,” said Quinn Wentzel, a rider from…
Bowden ran for one and passes for two touchdowns
The Cleveland Indians salvaged the finale of a three-game series by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-5 on Thursday.
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The Cleveland Browns signed rookie tight end David Njoku, one of their three first-round draft picks.
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Blatch led the Southern Local boys to their first district title game in 27 years.
Miller (3-2) wore a shocked expression as he walked to the left of the mound after the home run.
The Pirates managed just one extra-base hit and left eight men on as their season-high four-game winning streak came to an end.
Players enjoying the all-star experience twice this summer