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Scoreboard

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

All Times EDT

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 20 13 .606 —

Washington 18 15 .545 2

Philadelphia 16 19 .457 5

New York 13 17 .433 5 1/2

Miami 10 25 .286 11

Central Division

W L Pct GB

St. Louis 21 12 .636 —

Pittsburgh 18 15 .545 3

Cincinnati 19 16 .543 3

Milwaukee 15 17 .469 5 1/2

Chicago 13 21 .382 8 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

San Francisco 20 14 .588 —

Colorado 19 14 .576 1/2

Arizona 19 15 .559 1

San Diego 16 18 .471 4

Los Angeles 13 20 .394 6 1/2

Wednesday’s Games

Atlanta 7, Cincinnati 2

Seattle 2, Pittsburgh 1

St. Louis 5, Chicago Cubs 4

San Diego 1, Miami 0

San Francisco 4, Philadelphia 3, 10 innings

Washington 3, Detroit 1

Chicago White Sox 6, N.Y. Mets 3

Texas 4, Milwaukee 1

N.Y. Yankees 3, Colorado 2

Arizona 3, L.A. Dodgers 2

Thursday’s Games

N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 4-3) at Colorado (Francis 1-2), 3:10 p.m.

Detroit (Fister 4-0) at Washington (Haren 3-3), 4:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh (Locke 3-1) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 2-4), 7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Hamels 1-4) at Arizona (Corbin 4-0), 9:40 p.m.

Atlanta (Teheran 1-0) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 1-2), 10:15 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Chicago Cubs at Washington, 7:05 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.

San Diego at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Colorado at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.

Philadelphia at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.

Miami at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.

Atlanta at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

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American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Baltimore 21 13 .618 —

Boston 21 13 .618 —

New York 19 13 .594 1

Tampa Bay 15 18 .455 5 1/2

Toronto 13 22 .371 8 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 19 12 .613 —

Kansas City 17 13 .567 1 1/2

Cleveland 17 14 .548 2

Minnesota 15 15 .500 3 1/2

Chicago 14 18 .438 5 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

Texas 21 13 .618 —

Oakland 18 17 .514 3 1/2

Seattle 16 19 .457 5 1/2

Los Angeles 11 22 .333 9 1/2

Houston 10 24 .294 11

Wednesday’s Games

Seattle 2, Pittsburgh 1

Washington 3, Detroit 1

Baltimore 5, Kansas City 3

Cleveland 4, Oakland 3

Chicago White Sox 6, N.Y. Mets 3

Minnesota 15, Boston 8

Tampa Bay 10, Toronto 4

Houston 3, L.A. Angels 1

Texas 4, Milwaukee 1

N.Y. Yankees 3, Colorado 2

Thursday’s Games

Oakland (Colon 3-1) at Cleveland (Kazmir 1-1), 12:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 4-3) at Colorado (Francis 1-2), 3:10 p.m.

Detroit (Fister 4-0) at Washington (Haren 3-3), 4:05 p.m.

Kansas City (Guthrie 4-0) at Baltimore (F.Garcia 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

Minnesota (Correia 3-2) at Boston (Lackey 1-2), 7:10 p.m.

Toronto (Dickey 2-5) at Tampa Bay (Price 1-3), 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Vargas 1-3) at Houston (Harrell 3-3), 8:10 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Cleveland at Detroit, 7:08 p.m.

San Diego at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m.

Baltimore at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.

Texas at Houston, 8:10 p.m.

Oakland at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

 

Reds’ boxscore

Braves 7, Reds 2

Atlanta Cincinnati

ab r h bi ab r h bi

JSchafr cf 5 1 3 0 Choo cf 4 0 0 0

Smmns ss 5 0 4 0 Cozart ss 4 1 2 1

FFrmn 1b 4 1 1 1 Votto 1b 4 0 0 0

Gattis lf 3 0 0 0 Phillips 2b 4 0 1 0

J.Upton lf 1 1 0 0 Bruce rf 3 1 1 1

Uggla 2b 4 3 2 2 Frazier 3b 3 0 1 0

JFrncs 3b 4 1 1 4 Lutz lf 4 0 1 0

RJhnsn rf 3 0 0 0 Mesorco c 3 0 0 0

G.Laird c 3 0 0 0 Leake p 3 0 1 0

Minor p 3 0 0 0 Marshall p 0 0 0 0

CJhnsn ph 1 0 0 0 Hoover p 0 0 0 0

Varvar p 0 0 0 0 Simon p 0 0 0 0

Hannhan ph 1 0 0 0

Totals 36 7 11 7 Totals 33 2 7 2

 

Atlanta 300 010 000 — 4

Cincinnati 001 010 012 — 5

 

DP—Atlanta 1, Cincinnati 2. LOB—Atlanta 6, Cincinnati 7. 2B—Simmons (6), Phillips (9). 3B—J.Schafer (1). HR—Uggla 2 (7), J.Francisco (5), Cozart (5), Bruce (2).

IP H R ER BB SO

Atlanta

Minor W,4-2 7 4 1 1 3 7

Varvaro 2 3 1 1 0 3

Cincinnati

Leake L,2-2 7 8 4 4 1 6

Marshall 0 1 1 1 0 0

Hoover 1 1 2 2 2 1

Simon 1 1 0 0 0 0

Leake pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Marshall pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP—by Leake (G.Laird). WP—Varvaro. PB—Mesoraco.

Umpires—Home, Kerwin Danley; First, Mike Muchlinski; Second, Vic Carapazza; Third, Gary Cederstrom.

T—3:04. A—32,640 (42,319).

 

MLB leaders

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS

NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING—CGomez, Milwaukee, .386; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .348; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, .343; YMolina, St. Louis, .339; SMarte, Pittsburgh, .331; Cuddyer, Colorado, .328; Segura, Milwaukee, .328.

RUNS—Choo, CINCINNATI, 27; CGonzalez, Colorado, 27; JUpton, Atlanta, 27; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 26; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 26; Holliday, St. Louis, 24; Pagan, San Francisco, 24; Votto, CINCINNATI, 24.

RBI—Goldschmidt, Arizona, 30; Buck, New York, 29; Phillips, CINCINNATI, 29; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 28; Craig, St. Louis, 26; Rizzo, Chicago, 25; 6 tied at 24.

HITS—CGomez, Milwaukee, 44; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 43; Choo, CINCINNATI, 42; YMolina, St. Louis, 42; Sandoval, San Francisco, 42; Votto, CINCINNATI, 41; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 40; GParra, Arizona, 40.

DOUBLES—MCarpenter, St. Louis, 12; Pollock, Arizona, 12; Schierholtz, Chicago, 12; Desmond, Washington, 11; GParra, Arizona, 11; Rollins, Philadelphia, 11; Craig, St. Louis, 10; DeJesus, Chicago, 10; Rizzo, Chicago, 10.

TRIPLES—ECabrera, San Diego, 3; CGomez, Milwaukee, 3; Hechavarria, Miami, 3; Segura, Milwaukee, 3; DWright, New York, 3; EYoung, Colorado, 3; 9 tied at 2.

HOME RUNS—JUpton, Atlanta, 12; Buck, New York, 10; Harper, Washington, 10; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 9; Rizzo, Chicago, 9; Beltran, St. Louis, 8; YBetancourt, Milwaukee, 8; Fowler, Colorado, 8.

STOLEN BASES—Pierre, Miami, 12; ECabrera, San Diego, 10; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 10; Segura, Milwaukee, 8; CGomez, Milwaukee, 7; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 7; CCrawford, Los Angeles, 6; Pence, San Francisco, 6; Revere, Philadelphia, 6; DWright, New York, 6.

PITCHING—Zimmermann, Washington, 6-1; Lynn, St. Louis, 5-1; 10 tied at 4.

STRIKEOUTS—ABurnett, Pittsburgh, 66; Harvey, New York, 58; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 56; Samardzija, Chicago, 52; Wainwright, St. Louis, 48; Ryu, Los Angeles, 48; Lynn, St. Louis, 47.

SAVES—Grilli, Pittsburgh, 13; Romo, San Francisco, 12; RSoriano, Washington, 11; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 10; Mujica, St. Louis, 9; RBetancourt, Colorado, 9; Street, San Diego, 8; League, Los Angeles, 8.

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING—Loney, Tampa Bay, .385; MiCabrera, Detroit, .381; CSantana, Cleveland, .358; TorHunter, Detroit, .358; Altuve, Houston, .336; AJones, Baltimore, .329; LCain, Kansas City, .327.

RUNS—AJackson, Detroit, 31; Jennings, Tampa Bay, 27; MiCabrera, Detroit, 26; AJones, Baltimore, 26; McLouth, Baltimore, 26; Machado, Baltimore, 25; Crisp, Oakland, 24.

RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 37; Fielder, Detroit, 32; Napoli, Boston, 32; CDavis, Baltimore, 30; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 27; NCruz, Texas, 24; Encarnacion, Toronto, 24.

HITS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 48; Altuve, Houston, 46; AJones, Baltimore, 46; Machado, Baltimore, 45; TorHunter, Detroit, 44; Kinsler, Texas, 44; AGordon, Kansas City, 41; Pedroia, Boston, 41.

DOUBLES—Napoli, Boston, 15; AJones, Baltimore, 13; Machado, Baltimore, 12; Donaldson, Oakland, 11; Loney, Tampa Bay, 11; Lowrie, Oakland, 11; Mauer, Minnesota, 11; Seager, Seattle, 11; Trout, Los Angeles, 11.

TRIPLES—Ellsbury, Boston, 3; Trout, Los Angeles, 3; 12 tied at 2.

HOME RUNS—Encarnacion, Toronto, 10; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 10; Arencibia, Toronto, 9; CDavis, Baltimore, 9; Morse, Seattle, 9; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 9; 5 tied at 8.

STOLEN BASES—Ellsbury, Boston, 12; McLouth, Baltimore, 11; Crisp, Oakland, 8; Andrus, Texas, 7; AEscobar, Kansas City, 7; Pedroia, Boston, 7; RDavis, Toronto, 6; Kipnis, Cleveland, 6; Rios, Chicago, 6; MSaunders, Seattle, 6.

PITCHING—MMoore, Tampa Bay, 6-0; Buchholz, Boston, 6-0; Hammel, Baltimore, 5-1; Darvish, Texas, 5-1; Masterson, Cleveland, 5-2; FHernandez, Seattle, 5-2; 10 tied at 4.

STRIKEOUTS—Darvish, Texas, 72; AniSanchez, Detroit, 58; FHernandez, Seattle, 56; Buchholz, Boston, 56; Dempster, Boston, 55; Scherzer, Detroit, 54; Masterson, Cleveland, 51.

SAVES—JiJohnson, Baltimore, 13; Rivera, New York, 12; Reed, Chicago, 11; Nathan, Texas, 9; Wilhelmsen, Seattle, 9; Janssen, Toronto, 9; Perkins, Minnesota, 7; GHolland, Kansas City, 7.

 

Baseball poll

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The top 25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through May 5 and previous ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America):

Record Pvs

1. North Carolina 42-4 1

2. Vanderbilt 41-6 2

3. LSU 43-6 3

4. Cal State Fullerton 39-7 4

5. N.C. State 37-11 5

6. Oregon State 37-8 6

7. Virginia 39-8 7

8. UCLA 31-13 9

9. Florida State 38-9 10

10. Oregon 37-11 11

11. Arkansas 32-16 14

12. Louisville 37-10 13

13. Arizona State 30-14 8

14. Indiana 35-9 16

15. South Carolina 33-14 15

16. New Mexico 30-17 17

17. Rice 31-15 19

18. Oklahoma 34-14 12

19. Clemson 30-15 18

20. South Alabama 36-13 20

21. Mississippi State 36-13 22

22. Virginia Tech 30-19 25

23. South Florida 31-16 —

24. Pittsburgh 36-11 —

25. Stanford 26-16 —

 

NBA playoffs

National Basketball Association Playoffs

FIRST ROUND

BEST-OF-7

(x-if necessary)

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

Sunday, May 5

Oklahoma City 93, Memphis 91

Indiana 102, New York 95

Monday, May 6

Chicago 93, Miami 86

San Antonio 129, Golden State 127, 2OT

Tuesday, May 7

Newe York 105, Indiana 79, series tied 1-1

Memphis 99, Oklahoma City 93, series tied 1-1

Wednesday, May 8

Miami 115, Chicago 78, series tied 1-1

Golden State 100, San Antonio 91, series tied 1-1

Friday, May 10

Miami at Chicago, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 11

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 5 p.m.

New York at Indiana, 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 12

San Antonio at Golden State, 3:30 p.m.

Monday, May 13

Miami at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 14

New York at Indiana, TBA

x-Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15

x-Chicago at Miami, TBA

x-Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBA

Thursday, May 16

x-Indiana at New York, 8 p.m.

x-San Antonio at Golden State, TBA

Friday, May 17

x-Miami at Chicago, TBA

x-Oklahoma City at Memphis, TBA

Saturday, May 18

x-New York at Indiana, TBA

Sunday, May 19

x-Chicago at Miami, TBA

x-Golden State at San Antonio, TBA

x-Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBA

Monday, May 20

x-Indiana at New York, 8 p.m.

 

NHL playoffs

NHL Daily Playoffs

All Times EDT

(x-if necessary)

FIRST ROUND

BEST-OF-7

Tuesday, April 30

Chicago 2, Minnesota 1, OT

St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1, OT

Anaheim 3, Detroit 1

Wednesday, May 1

Boston 4, Toronto 1

Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Islanders 0

San Jose 3, Vancouver 1

Thursday, May 2

Ottawa 4, Montreal 2

Washington 3, N.Y. Rangers 1

St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1

Detroit 5, Anaheim 4, OT

Friday, May 3

Montreal 3, Ottawa 1

N.Y. Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3

Chicago 5, Minnesota 2

San Jose 3, Vancouver 2, OT

Saturday, May 4

Washington 1, N.Y. Rangers 0

Toronto 4, Boston 2

Anaheim 4, Detroit 0

Los Angeles 1, St. Louis 0

Sunday, May 5

Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Islanders 4, OT

Ottawa 6, Montreal 1

San Jose 5, Vancouver 2

Minnesota 3, Chicago 2, OT

Monday, May 6

Boston 5, Toronto 2

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 3

Detroit 3, Anaheim 2, OT

Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 3

Tuesday, May 7

Ottawa 3, Montreal 2, OT, Ottawa leads series 3-1

N.Y. Islanders 6, Pittsburgh 4, series tied 2-2

Chicago 3, Minnesota 0, Chicago leads series 3-1

San Jose 4, Vancouver 3, San Jose wins series 4-0

Wednesday, May 8

Boston 4, Toronto 3, OT, Boston leads series 3-1

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 3, series tied 2-2

Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 2, OT, Los Angeles leads series 3-2

Anaheim 3, Detroit 2, OT, Anaheim leads series 3-2

Thursday, May 9

N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago, 9:30 p.m.

Friday, May 10

Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m.

NY Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Detroit, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Los Angeles, 10 pm.

Saturday, May 11

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, TBA

x-Montreal at Ottawa, TBA

x-Chicago at Minnesota, TBA

Sunday, May 12

x-Detroit at Anaheim, TBA

x-Minnesota at Chicago, TBA

x-Boston at Toronto, TBA

x-Ottawa at Montreal, TBA

x-NY Islanders at Pittsburgh, TBA

Washington at N.Y. Rangers, TBA

Monday, May 13

x-NY Rangers at Washington, TBA

x-Toronto at Boston, TBA

x-Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBA