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Scoreboard

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 28 18 .609 —

Washington 24 23 .511 4 1/2

Philadelphia 23 24 .489 5 1/2

New York 17 27 .386 10

Miami 13 34 .277 15 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

St. Louis 30 16 .652 —

Cincinnati 29 18 .617 1 1/2

Pittsburgh 29 18 .617 1 1/2

Milwaukee 18 27 .400 11 1/2

Chicago 18 28 .391 12

West Division

W L Pct GB

Arizona 26 21 .553 —

Colorado 26 21 .553 —

San Francisco 26 21 .553 —

San Diego 21 25 .457 4 1/2

Los Angeles 19 26 .422 6

Thursday’s Games

Pittsburgh 4, Chicago Cubs 2

Friday’s Games

Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 4-2) at Washington (Zimmermann 7-2), 7:05 p.m.

Atlanta (Medlen 1-5) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 0-5), 7:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Feldman 4-3) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 4-4), 7:10 p.m.

Miami (Koehler 0-2) at Chicago White Sox (Danks 0-0), 8:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 3-4) at Milwaukee (Estrada 3-2), 8:10 p.m.

San Diego (Stults 4-3) at Arizona (McCarthy 1-3), 9:40 p.m.

St. Louis (Lynn 6-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 1-2), 10:10 p.m.

Colorado (Chatwood 2-0) at San Francisco (Lincecum 3-3), 10:15 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

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

Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 4:10 p.m.

Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 7:15 p.m.

Miami at Chicago White Sox, 7:15 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 7:15 p.m.

St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, 7:15 p.m.

San Diego at Arizona, 10:10 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 1:35 p.m.

Miami at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.

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

San Diego at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.

St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m.

Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 8:05 p.m.

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American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 28 18 .609 —

Boston 28 20 .583 1

Baltimore 25 22 .532 3 1/2

Tampa Bay 24 22 .522 4

Toronto 20 27 .426 8 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 27 19 .587 —

Detroit 26 19 .578 1/2

Kansas City 21 23 .477 5

Chicago 21 24 .467 5 1/2

Minnesota 18 26 .409 8

West Division

W L Pct GB

Texas 30 17 .638 —

Oakland 25 23 .521 5 1/2

Los Angeles 20 27 .426 10

Seattle 20 27 .426 10

Houston 14 33 .298 16

Thursday’s Games

Toronto 12, Baltimore 6

Detroit 7, Minnesota 6

Cleveland 12, Boston 3

L.A. Angels 5, Kansas City 4

Friday’s Games

Baltimore (Tillman 3-2) at Toronto (Nolin 0-0), 7:07 p.m.

Minnesota (Deduno 0-0) at Detroit (Ani.Sanchez 4-4), 7:08 p.m.

Cleveland (Masterson 7-2) at Boston (Lackey 2-4), 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (D.Phelps 2-2) at Tampa Bay (Ro.Hernandez 2-4), 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Vargas 3-3) at Kansas City (Mendoza 1-2), 8:10 p.m.

Miami (Koehler 0-2) at Chicago White Sox (Danks 0-0), 8:10 p.m.

Oakland (Milone 4-5) at Houston (Bedard 0-2), 8:10 p.m.

Texas (Grimm 3-3) at Seattle (J.Saunders 3-4), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Baltimore at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Cleveland at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 4:08 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 4:10 p.m.

Miami at Chicago White Sox, 7:15 p.m.

Oakland at Houston, 7:15 p.m.

Texas at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Baltimore at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 1:08 p.m.

Cleveland at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m.

Miami at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.

Oakland at Houston, 2:10 p.m.

Texas at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.

 

MLB leaders

Major League Baseball Leaders

NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING—Votto, CINCINNATI, .358; Segura, Milwaukee, .351; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .338; YMolina, St. Louis, .333; Scutaro, San Francisco, .331; Aoki, Milwaukee, .329; CGomez, Milwaukee, .325.

RUNS—CGonzalez, Colorado, 39; Votto, CINCINNATI, 38; Choo, CINCINNATI, 37; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 36; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 35; Holliday, St. Louis, 34; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 33; JUpton, Atlanta, 33.

RBI—Phillips, CINCINNATI, 40; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 38; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 36; Sandoval, San Francisco, 34; Craig, St. Louis, 32; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 31; Buck, New York, 31; Rizzo, Chicago, 31.

HITS—Votto, CINCINNATI, 63; Segura, Milwaukee, 61; Scutaro, San Francisco, 58; Aoki, Milwaukee, 57; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 57; YMolina, St. Louis, 57; GParra, Arizona, 56; Sandoval, San Francisco, 56.

DOUBLES—Bruce, CINCINNATI, 16; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 15; GParra, Arizona, 15; Desmond, Washington, 14; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 14; DanMurphy, New York, 14; Pollock, Arizona, 14; Schierholtz, Chicago, 14.

TRIPLES—Hechavarria, Miami, 5; Segura, Milwaukee, 5; ECabrera, San Diego, 4; CGomez, Milwaukee, 3; DWright, New York, 3; EYoung, Colorado, 3; 18 tied at 2.

HOME RUNS—JUpton, Atlanta, 14; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 12; Harper, Washington, 12; CGonzalez, Colorado, 11; Beltran, St. Louis, 10; Buck, New York, 10; Gattis, Atlanta, 10; Rizzo, Chicago, 10.

STOLEN BASES—ECabrera, San Diego, 18; Segura, Milwaukee, 14; Pierre, Miami, 13; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 12; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 11; DWright, New York, 10; CCrawford, Los Angeles, 9; CGomez, Milwaukee, 9.

PITCHING—Corbin, Arizona, 7-0; Zimmermann, Washington, 7-2; Lynn, St. Louis, 6-1; Marquis, San Diego, 6-2; Wainwright, St. Louis, 6-3; JDe La Rosa, Colorado, 6-3; Maholm, Atlanta, 6-4.

STRIKEOUTS—AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 79; Harvey, New York, 74; Samardzija, Chicago, 72; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 72; Wainwright, St. Louis, 69; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 63; SMiller, St. Louis, 62; Strasburg, Washington, 62.

SAVES—Grilli, Pittsburgh, 19; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 14; RSoriano, Washington, 13; Romo, San Francisco, 13; Mujica, St. Louis, 13; Street, San Diego, 11; Chapman, CINCINNATI, 10; RBetancourt, Colorado, 10.

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING—MiCabrera, Detroit, .391; Loney, Tampa Bay, .350; AGordon, Kansas City, .346; Mauer, Minnesota, .339; Longoria, Tampa Bay, .335; Machado, Baltimore, .330; Pedroia, Boston, .330.

RUNS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 39; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 35; Trout, Los Angeles, 35; AJones, Baltimore, 34; McLouth, Baltimore, 34; Pedroia, Boston, 34; AJackson, Detroit, 33.

RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 55; CDavis, Baltimore, 44; Fielder, Detroit, 41; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 40; Encarnacion, Toronto, 38; Napoli, Boston, 35; Trout, Los Angeles, 35.

HITS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 72; Machado, Baltimore, 67; AGordon, Kansas City, 64; AJones, Baltimore, 62; Pedroia, Boston, 62; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 59; TorHunter, Detroit, 57; Markakis, Baltimore, 57; Mauer, Minnesota, 57; Trout, Los Angeles, 57.

DOUBLES—Machado, Baltimore, 21; Napoli, Boston, 18; Mauer, Minnesota, 17; Donaldson, Oakland, 16; CDavis, Baltimore, 15; AJones, Baltimore, 15; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 15; Lowrie, Oakland, 15.

TRIPLES—Trout, Los Angeles, 5; Ellsbury, Boston, 4; Andrus, Texas, 3; Gardner, New York, 3; LMartin, Texas, 3; 21 tied at 2.

HOME RUNS—CDavis, Baltimore, 15; MiCabrera, Detroit, 14; Cano, New York, 13; Encarnacion, Toronto, 13; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 12; Arencibia, Toronto, 11; Bautista, Toronto, 11; NCruz, Texas, 11; ADunn, Chicago, 11; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 11.

STOLEN BASES—McLouth, Baltimore, 15; Ellsbury, Boston, 13; Andrus, Texas, 12; Trout, Los Angeles, 10; Crisp, Oakland, 9; AEscobar, Kansas City, 9; Gardner, New York, 9; Kipnis, Cleveland, 9.

PITCHING—MMoore, Tampa Bay, 8-0; Buchholz, Boston, 7-0; Darvish, Texas, 7-2; Masterson, Cleveland, 7-2; Scherzer, Detroit, 6-0; Lester, Boston, 6-1; Hammel, Baltimore, 6-2; Kuroda, New York, 6-3.

STRIKEOUTS—Darvish, Texas, 91; Scherzer, Detroit, 75; Buchholz, Boston, 73; FHernandez, Seattle, 72; Masterson, Cleveland, 71; Shields, Kansas City, 69; Verlander, Detroit, 69.

SAVES—Rivera, New York, 17; AReed, Chicago, 16; JiJohnson, Baltimore, 14; Nathan, Texas, 14; Wilhelmsen, Seattle, 11; Janssen, Toronto, 10; Frieri, Los Angeles, 9; Balfour, Oakland, 9; Rodney, Tampa Bay, 9.

 

NBA playoffs

National Basketball Association Playoffs

BEST-OF-7

(x-if necessary)

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

(All Times EDT)

Saturday, May 18

Indiana 106, New York 99, Indiana wins series 4-2

(Best-of-7)

CONFERENCE FINALS

Sunday, May 19

San Antonio 105, Memphis 83

Tuesday, May 21

San Antonio 93, Memphis 89, OT, San Antonio leads series 2-0

Wednesday, May 22

Miami 103, Indiana 102, OT, Miami leads series 1-0

Friday, May 24

Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 25

San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m.

Sunday, May 26

Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, May 27

San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28

Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29

x-Memphis at San Antonio, 9 p.m.

Thursday, May 30

x-Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, May 31

x-San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 1

x-Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 2

x-Memphis at San Antonio, 9 p.m.

Monday, June 3

x-Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m.

 

All-NBA team

2012-13 All-NBA Teams

(Voting on a 5-3-1 basis; first-team votes in parentheses)

FIRST TEAM

Pos. Player, Team Pts

F LeBron James, Mia (119) 595

F Kevin Durant, OKC (102) 555

C Tim Duncan, SA (45) 392

G Kobe Bryant, LAL (91) 521

G Chris Paul, LAC (97) 537

SECOND TEAM

F Carmelo Anthony, NY (24) 397

F Blake Griffin, LAC 132

C Marc Gasol, Mem (38) 295

G Tony Parker, SA (16) 273

G Russell Westbrook, OKC (20) 306

THIRD TEAM

F David Lee, GS 79

F Paul George, Ind 73

C Dwight Howard, LAL (17) 203

G Dwyane Wade, Mia (3) 145

G James Harden, Hou (5) 253

 

NHL playoffs

NHL Daily Playoffs

(x-if necessary)

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

(Best-of-7)

Tuesday, May 14

Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1

Los Angeles 2, San Jose 0

Wednesday, May 15

Chicago 4, Detroit 1

Thursday, May 16

Boston 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, OT

Los Angeles 4, San Jose 3

Friday, May 17

Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3

Saturday, May 18

Detroit 4, Chicago 1

San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1, OT

Sunday, May 19

Boston 5, N.Y. Rangers 2

Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1, 2OT

Monday, May 20

Detroit 3, Chicago 1

Tuesday, May 21

Boston 2, N.Y. Rangers 1

Los Angeles at San Jose 2

Wednesday, May 22

Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3, Pittsburgh leads series 3-1

Thursday, May 23

N.Y. Rangers 4, Boston 3, OT, Boston leads series 3-1

Detroit 2, Chicago 0, Detroit leads series 3-1

Los Angeles 3, San Jose 0, Los Angeles leads series 3-2

Friday, May 24

x-Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 25

Detroit at Chicago, 8 p.m.

x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston TBD

Sunday, May 26

x-Pittsburgh at Ottawa, TBD

Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD

Monday, May 27

x-Boston at N.Y. Rangers, TBD

x-Chicago at Detroit, TBD

Tuesday, May 28

x-Ottawa at Pittsburgh, TBD

x-San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD

Wednesday, May 29

x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston, TBD

x-Detroit at Chicago, TBD

 

H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Postseason Tournament

Baseball

Division III

Region 11-Chillicothe

District Semifinal

Rock Hill 6, Meigs 0

Portsmouth W. 4, Piketon 2

Softball

Division II

District Semifinal

Jackson 3, Circleville 1

Division III

Region 11-Lancaster

District Semifinal

Chillicothe Huntington 3, Wheelersburg 2, 8 innings

Portsmouth 6, Piketon 5

Division IV

Region 15-Pickerington

District Semifinal

Leesburg Fairfield 8, Reedsville Eastern 1

Willow Wood Symmes Valley 7, Mowrystown Whiteoak 6

 

Transactions

Thursday’s Sports Transactions

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed S Tyrann Mathieu to a four-year contract.

CAROLINA PANTHERS—Claimed LB Ryan Rau off waivers from Cleveland.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Signed RB Giovani Bernard.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed WR Tori Gurley. Waived QB Thaddeus Lewis.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Signed WR Justin Brown to a four-year contract and WR Markus Wheaton and CB Terry Hawthorne.