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Scoreboard

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 21 13 .618 —

Washington 19 15 .559 2

New York 14 17 .452 5 1/2

Philadelphia 16 20 .444 6

Miami 10 25 .286 11 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

St. Louis 21 12 .636 —

Cincinnati 19 16 .543 3

Pittsburgh 18 16 .529 3 1/2

Milwaukee 15 17 .469 5 1/2

Chicago 13 21 .382 8 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

Arizona 20 15 .571 —

San Francisco 20 15 .571 —

Colorado 19 15 .559 1/2

San Diego 16 18 .471 3 1/2

Los Angeles 13 20 .394 6

Thursday’s Games

N.Y. Yankees 3, Colorado 1

Washington 5, Detroit 4

N.Y. Mets 3, Pittsburgh 2

Arizona 2, Philadelphia 1

Atlanta 6, San Francisco 3

Friday’s Games

Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 1-4) at Washington (Detwiler 1-3), 7:05 p.m.

Milwaukee (Gallardo 3-1) at Cincinnati (Cingrani 2-0), 7:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 2-2) at N.Y. Mets (Marcum 0-2), 7:10 p.m.

San Diego (Volquez 3-3) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 4-2), 7:10 p.m.

Colorado (Garland 3-2) at St. Louis (S.Miller 4-2), 8:15 p.m.

Philadelphia (Cloyd 0-0) at Arizona (Kennedy 1-3), 9:40 p.m.

Miami (Fernandez 1-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Magill 0-0), 10:10 p.m.

Atlanta (Hudson 4-1) at San Francisco (M.Cain 1-2), 10:15 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

Colorado at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m.

Atlanta at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Washington, 4:05 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m.

San Diego at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Arizona, 8:10 p.m.

Miami at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Washington, 1:35 p.m.

Colorado at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m.

Atlanta at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.

Miami at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.

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

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American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 20 13 .606 —

Baltimore 21 14 .600 —

Boston 21 14 .600 —

Tampa Bay 16 18 .471 4 1/2

Toronto 13 23 .361 8 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 19 13 .594 —

Kansas City 18 13 .581 1/2

Cleveland 18 14 .563 1

Minnesota 16 15 .516 2 1/2

Chicago 14 18 .438 5

West Division

W L Pct GB

Texas 21 13 .618 —

Oakland 18 18 .500 4

Seattle 16 19 .457 5 1/2

Los Angeles 12 22 .353 9

Houston 10 25 .286 11 1/2

Thursday’s Games

Cleveland 9, Oakland 2

N.Y. Yankees 3, Colorado 1

Washington 5, Detroit 4

Kansas City 6, Baltimore 2

Minnesota 5, Boston 3

Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 4, 10 innings

L.A. Angels 6, Houston 5

Friday’s Games

Cleveland (Kluber 2-1) at Detroit (Scherzer 4-0), 7:08 p.m.

San Diego (Volquez 3-3) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 4-2), 7:10 p.m.

Toronto (R.Ortiz 0-0) at Boston (Lester 4-0), 7:10 p.m.

Baltimore (Hammel 5-1) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 3-3), 8:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Hanson 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 0-2), 8:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 1-2) at Kansas City (W.Davis 2-2), 8:10 p.m.

Texas (Ogando 3-2) at Houston (Keuchel 0-1), 8:10 p.m.

Oakland (Straily 1-0) at Seattle (Iwakuma 3-1), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Toronto at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

San Diego at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Detroit, 7:08 p.m.

Baltimore at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m.

Texas at Houston, 7:10 p.m.

Oakland at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Cleveland at Detroit, 1:08 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

Baltimore at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m.

Texas at Houston, 2:10 p.m.

Oakland at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.

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

L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox, 8:05 p.m.

 

MLB leaders

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS

NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING—CGomez, Milwaukee, .386; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .348; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, .343; YMolina, St. Louis, .339; Segura, Milwaukee, .328; Choo, CINCINNATI, .323; Braun, Milwaukee, .321; SMarte, Pittsburgh, .321.

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; 5 tied at 24.

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

DOUBLES—MCarpenter, St. Louis, 12; GParra, Arizona, 12; Pollock, Arizona, 12; Schierholtz, Chicago, 12; Desmond, Washington, 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; Corbin, Arizona, 5-0; Lynn, St. Louis, 5-1; 11 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, 12; 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—MiCabrera, Detroit, .382; Loney, Tampa Bay, .381; CSantana, Cleveland, .358; Altuve, Houston, .345; TorHunter, Detroit, .344; Longoria, Tampa Bay, .331; LCain, Kansas City, .324; Kinsler, Texas, .324.

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

RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 37; Fielder, Detroit, 32; Napoli, Boston, 32; CDavis, Baltimore, 31; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 29; Encarnacion, Toronto, 25; AGordon, Kansas City, 25; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 25.

HITS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 50; Altuve, Houston, 49; AJones, Baltimore, 46; Machado, Baltimore, 45; TorHunter, Detroit, 44; Kinsler, Texas, 44; AGordon, Kansas City, 43; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 43; Pedroia, Boston, 43.

DOUBLES—Napoli, Boston, 16; AJones, Baltimore, 13; Machado, Baltimore, 12; JCastro, Houston, 11; 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—MarReynolds, Cleveland, 11; CDavis, Baltimore, 10; Encarnacion, Toronto, 10; Arencibia, Toronto, 9; Cano, New York, 9; Morse, Seattle, 9; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 9.

STOLEN BASES—Ellsbury, Boston, 12; McLouth, Baltimore, 11; Crisp, Oakland, 8; RDavis, Toronto, 8; Andrus, Texas, 7; AEscobar, Kansas City, 7; Pedroia, Boston, 7.

PITCHING—Buchholz, Boston, 6-0; MMoore, Tampa Bay, 6-0; Guthrie, Kansas City, 5-0; Darvish, Texas, 5-1; Hammel, Baltimore, 5-1; Masterson, Cleveland, 5-2; FHernandez, Seattle, 5-2.

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, 13; Reed, Chicago, 11; Janssen, Toronto, 9; Wilhelmsen, Seattle, 9; Nathan, Texas, 9; Perkins, Minnesota, 8.

 

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

(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

N.Y. Islanders 6, Pittsburgh 4

Chicago 3, Minnesota 0

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

Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 0, Pittsburgh leads series 3-2

Ottawa 6, Montreal 1, Ottawa wins series 4-1

Chicago 5, Minnesota 1, Chicago wins series 4-1

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, 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 12

x-Detroit at Anaheim, TBA

x-Boston at Toronto, 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

 

Transactions

Thursday’s Sports Transactions

BASEBALL

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Sent RHP Johnny Cueto to Dayton (MWL) for an injury rehabilitation assignment.