Google Plus Email List
 

Raw NewsOn-Time TrafficLost & Found PetsDog of the DayNews LinksCommunity CalendarPhoto Galleries
WRGT-TV FOX 45 News :: Sports - Local Sports - Manfred: Rose Will Be Allowed to be Part of All-Star Game

Manfred: Rose Will Be Allowed to be Part of All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer's All-Star Game in Cincinnati.

Speaking Thursday with the Associated Press Sports Editors, Manfred said he has not determined a timetable to decide on Rose's application to end his lifetime ban from baseball. The ban started in 1989 following an investigation Rose bet on the Reds to win while he was managing the team.

Manfred plans to speak with Cincinnati Reds owner Bob Castellini on what role the club would like to have for Rose at the July 14 game. Manfred says "you can rest assured he will be allowed to participate."

MLB allowed Rose to take part in the All-Century team announcement at Atlanta's Turner Field during the 1999 World Series and a Reds ceremony in 2013 honoring their 1975 and `76 championship teams.
Manfred: Rose Will Be Allowed to be Part of All-Star Game

Related Stories

Ohio Sports

Last Update on August 03, 2015 05:35 GMT

BBN-PIRATES-REDS

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Charlie Morton pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Neil Walker hit a review-aided home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 Sunday in a testy game in which benches cleared after All-Stars Andrew Mcutchen and Brandon Phillips were hit by pitches.

Pushing and shoving ensued in the eighth after the Reds' Phillips was hit by a pitch by Pittsburgh left-hander Tony Watson. Cincinnati's Pedro Villareal hit McCutchen in the top of the inning.

No punches were thrown between two teams with a history of altercations dating back a couple of years, but the altercation rekindled twice before order was restored. Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez and Cincinnati's Joey Votto were ejected.

Pirates Closer Mark Melancon and manager Clint Hurdle were automatically ejected after Melancon hit Tucker Barnhart with one out in the ninth. Newly acquired Joakim Soria got the final two outs for his first National League save.

INDIANS-ATHLETICS

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Mark Canha hit a two-out double in the 10th inning to drive in Sam Fuld and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

Fuld singled off Cody Allen (1-3) before Canha hammered a 3-1 pitch off the wall in left-center. Fuld raced around third base and slid into home, easily beating the relay throw from shortstop Francisco Lindor.

Canha entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning. It was the first game-ending hit of his career.

Francisco Rodriguez (2-1) pitched one inning for the win, striking out Lindor with the go-ahead run on third base in the top of the 10th.

Fuld finished with two hits while Billy Burns drove in Oakland's other run.

Lonnie Chisenhall singled and scored for Cleveland, which has lost two straight.

BENGALS-MJOHNSON HURT

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson hurt his right knee during practice on Sunday and was taken off the field on a cart.

Doctors initially thought the injury wasn't serious. He was sent for tests. The injury happened during the team's second practice of training camp.

"From everything right now, it seems like everything should be OK," coach Marvin Lewis said.

Johnson returned to the Bengals after spending one season with the Buccaneers. The Bengals are hoping he revives a line that didn't get much pressure on the quarterback last season. Cincinnati finished last in the league in sacks.

The Bengals also are counting on tackle Geno Atkins to play better now that he's had a full year to recover from knee surgery.

Sports Stories

 
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - High School Hoops Spotlight

    High School Hoops Spotlight

    FOX 45 profiles boys and girls basketball players each Tuesday and we're looking for your nominations. Please email James Rider at jrrider@fox45now.com.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Scoreboard

    Football Friday - Scoreboard

    Check out all the scores from Friday night with the Tom Raper RV Scoreboard.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Tailgate

    Football Friday - Tailgate

    Every Friday night Sports Director Nathan Baker tailgates at the Game of the Week.  Watch the coaches interviews and get a taste of Football Friday with the Tailgate.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Band Blitz

    Football Friday - Band Blitz

    Into the band more then the game?  We have you covered with performances from local bands every Friday night with the Band Blitz.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Player of the Week

    Football Friday - Player of the Week

    Only one player can be the MVP of the entire week.  Join us on Mondays as we select the top performer from the previous Friday night as the "sponsor" Player of the Week.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Play of the Week

    Football Friday - Play of the Week

    Did your team provide the Play of the Week? Every Friday we pick the most amazing or game changing play.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Game of the Week

    Football Friday - Game of the Week

    Every week one game is tabbed as the Game of the Week.  Watch extended highlights from the biggest game of the night.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Cheerleader Shout Out

    Football Friday - Cheerleader Shout Out

    Know a cheerleader? Every Friday we get a cheerleader cheer at almost every game we go to. See if your squad made the cut with the Cheerleader Shout Out.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Football Friday - Highlights

    Football Friday - Highlights

    ABC 22 & FOX 45 brings you more games every Friday night than any other local station. Watch the Highlights here
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Top 22

    Top 22

    The 7th annual Tom Raper Top 22 helps countdown to the first Football Friday
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Sports - Local Sports

    Local Sports

    Get local sports coverage here!
  • [an error occurred while processing this directive]

more »

Tonight on FOX 45

6:30 pm ..... Mike & Molly
7:00 pm ..... Bob's Burgers
7:30 pm ..... Bob's Burgers
8:00 pm ..... The Simpsons
8:30 pm ..... Brooklyn Nine-Nine
9:00 pm ..... Family Guy
9:30 pm ..... The Last Man on Earth
10:00 pm ... FOX 45 News at Ten
10:30 pm ... Ring of Honor Wrestling
Complete Schedule»