AP-OH–Ohio Sports Digest 1:30 pm, OH

The state at 1:30 p.m. All times EDT.

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CINCINNATI — Pete Rose has attended gatherings at Great American Ball Park to honor former teammates on the Big Red Machine. This time, he’s the focus. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 500 words by 7 p.m.


CINCINNATI — The Padres and Reds play the second game of their week-ending series, with Colin Rea (3-3) facing left-hander Cody Reed (0-0) in his second major league start. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


DETROIT — Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound for the Tigers in the series opener against the first-place Indians. Cleveland starts Danny Salazar. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


CLEVELAND — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House. By Tom Withers. SENT: 300 words, photos.


— CLEVELAND CAVALIERS-DELLAVEDOVA: Thousands of people wait in long lines to get an autograph from and a photo with Cleveland Cavaliers backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova after the fan favorite posted on social media that he’d be showing up at a juice store near Canton.


ST. LOUIS — Three-time defending world champion Simone Biles and reigning Olympic champion Gabby Douglas headline the field for the US women’s gymnastics championships starting Friday night. The meet is the last preliminary event before the Olympic Trials next month in San Jose. By Will Graves. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Meet starts at 8 p.m.