Jay Morrison

Jay Morrison covers the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and various other teams and events in Southwest Ohio. He graduated from Fairfield High School and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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Brewers rock Bailey, rout Reds to avoid sweep
 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey doubled his workload and nearly halved his ERA, but the result was equally as ugly. Milwaukee rocked Bailey for six runs in three innings on the way to a 11-3 rout Thursday night before 20,419 at Great American Ball Park. It was the second consecutive rough outing for Bailey since coming off the disabled...

Posted: 23 days ago

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey doubled his workload and nearly halved his ERA, but the result was equally as ugly. Milwaukee rocked Bailey for six runs in three innings on the way to a 11-3 rout Thursday night before 20,419 at Great American Ball Park. It was the second consecutive rough outing for Bailey since coming off the disabled...
Reds notes: Schebler savoring sensational snag
 No one was more eager to see a replay of Scott Schebler’s amazing catch Wednesday night than the Cincinnati Reds right fielder himself. “If I hit a home run, I never come in and watch replays,” he said. “But on that one, I wanted to see what happened, so I came in and watched the replay. I wanted to see where I actually...

Posted: 23 days ago

No one was more eager to see a replay of Scott Schebler’s amazing catch Wednesday night than the Cincinnati Reds right fielder himself. “If I hit a home run, I never come in and watch replays,” he said. “But on that one, I wanted to see what happened, so I came in and watched the replay. I wanted to see where I actually...
Donors meet deadline to save Wright State swimming and diving
 The Wright State swimming and diving teams will be back in the pool in 2017-18 thanks to fundraising efforts that have saved the program. Scheduled to be a part of the university’s $30.8 million in budget cuts, the swimming and diving program met the June 30 deadline to raise $85,000 to keep the men’s and women’s teams afloat...

Posted: 23 days ago

The Wright State swimming and diving teams will be back in the pool in 2017-18 thanks to fundraising efforts that have saved the program. Scheduled to be a part of the university’s $30.8 million in budget cuts, the swimming and diving program met the June 30 deadline to raise $85,000 to keep the men’s and women’s teams afloat...
Duvall turning up heat on already hot month
 Cincinnati Reds left fielder Adam Duvall achieved a career first Wednesday night, and he went into Thursday night’s game a few at-bats away from establishing some more milestones. The two runs Duvall drove in Wednesday night, one of which was the game-winner in the eighth inning against Milwaukee, marked the first time he has had multiple...

Posted: 23 days ago

Cincinnati Reds left fielder Adam Duvall achieved a career first Wednesday night, and he went into Thursday night’s game a few at-bats away from establishing some more milestones. The two runs Duvall drove in Wednesday night, one of which was the game-winner in the eighth inning against Milwaukee, marked the first time he has had multiple...
A’s promote former Wright State catcher Murphy
 The Oakland A’s promoted former Wright State catcher Sean Murphy to Double-A on Wednesday. The Centerville High School graduate hit .297 with nine home runs and 26 RBIs for the Single-A Stockton Ports and was voted to the California League All-Star Game. Murphy, whom the A’s drafted in the third round in 2016, will play in Double-A...

Posted: 23 days ago

The Oakland A’s promoted former Wright State catcher Sean Murphy to Double-A on Wednesday. The Centerville High School graduate hit .297 with nine home runs and 26 RBIs for the Single-A Stockton Ports and was voted to the California League All-Star Game. Murphy, whom the A’s drafted in the third round in 2016, will play in Double-A...
Who are the 10 most important Bengals for 2017 season?
 The Cincinnati Bengals don’t quite find themselves in the midst of an upheaval, but the departure of their two best offensive linemen in Andrew Whitworth and Kevin Zeitler and their most experienced defensive player in Domata Peko certainly makes this a roster in flux. As the team attempts to get back to the playoffs after seeing its...

Posted: 24 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals don’t quite find themselves in the midst of an upheaval, but the departure of their two best offensive linemen in Andrew Whitworth and Kevin Zeitler and their most experienced defensive player in Domata Peko certainly makes this a roster in flux. As the team attempts to get back to the playoffs after seeing its...
Horizon League votes to accept IUPUI as member
 The Horizon League Board of Directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis as a league member. IUPUI replaces Valparaiso, which left to join the Missouri Valley Conference last month. The Jaguars officially will join the Horizon League on July 1, and will begin competing in the 2017-18...

Posted: 24 days ago

The Horizon League Board of Directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis as a league member. IUPUI replaces Valparaiso, which left to join the Missouri Valley Conference last month. The Jaguars officially will join the Horizon League on July 1, and will begin competing in the 2017-18...
Former Wright State coach Donlon changing jobs again
 Former Wright State men’s basketball coach Billy Donlon is joining Northwestern after spending the the 2016-17 season as an assistant at Michigan. It was Northwestern coach Chris Collins who helped Donlon land the job at Michigan following his firing after six seasons as head coach at Wright State. The move to Northwestern, which...

Posted: 25 days ago

Former Wright State men’s basketball coach Billy Donlon is joining Northwestern after spending the the 2016-17 season as an assistant at Michigan. It was Northwestern coach Chris Collins who helped Donlon land the job at Michigan following his firing after six seasons as head coach at Wright State. The move to Northwestern, which...
Bengals sign offensive lineman to reach 90-man roster limit
 The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed offensive lineman Cameron Lee to bring their roster to the 90-man limit heading into the start of training camp July 28. The 6-foot-6, 320-pound Lee played in 39 games at guard and tackle during his four years at Illinois State, including starts in all 25 games as a junior and senior. He signed as...

Posted: 25 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed offensive lineman Cameron Lee to bring their roster to the 90-man limit heading into the start of training camp July 28. The 6-foot-6, 320-pound Lee played in 39 games at guard and tackle during his four years at Illinois State, including starts in all 25 games as a junior and senior. He signed as...
Q&A with Wright State coach Scott Nagy
 At this time last year, Scott Nagy was two months into his tenure as Wright State basketball coach and still looking for a house and a staff of assistants. And while he’s enjoying more stability and comfort on those fronts, this is another offseason of change with the Raiders dealing with the unexpected loss of two key players in Ryan...

Posted: 27 days ago

At this time last year, Scott Nagy was two months into his tenure as Wright State basketball coach and still looking for a house and a staff of assistants. And while he’s enjoying more stability and comfort on those fronts, this is another offseason of change with the Raiders dealing with the unexpected loss of two key players in Ryan...
Source says Horizon League has invited IUPUI as 10th member
 The Horizon League has extended an invitation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a league source confirmed to the Dayton Daily News. HL commissioner Jon LeCrone declined to name the school but confirmed the board of directors voted last Friday to extend an invitation to a single member school and that he expects that invitation...

Posted: 29 days ago

The Horizon League has extended an invitation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a league source confirmed to the Dayton Daily News. HL commissioner Jon LeCrone declined to name the school but confirmed the board of directors voted last Friday to extend an invitation to a single member school and that he expects that invitation...