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Scoreboard

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

All Times EDT

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 64 45 .587 —

Washington 52 56 .481 11 1/2

Philadelphia 50 58 .463 13 1/2

New York 48 58 .453 14 1/2

Miami 42 65 .393 21

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Pittsburgh 65 43 .602 —

St. Louis 63 44 .589 1 1/2

Cincinnati 60 49 .550 5 1/2

Chicago 49 59 .454 16

Milwaukee 46 62 .426 19

West Division

W L Pct GB

Los Angeles 58 49 .542 —

Arizona 55 53 .509 3 1/2

Colorado 51 59 .464 8 1/2

San Diego 50 59 .459 9

San Francisco 48 59 .449 10

Thursday’s Games

Miami 3, N.Y. Mets 0

Texas 7, Arizona 1

San Francisco 2, Philadelphia 1

St. Louis 13, Pittsburgh 0

Atlanta 11, Colorado 2

L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago Cubs 4

Friday’s Games

L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 9-3) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-7), 4:05 p.m.

Atlanta (Medlen 7-10) at Philadelphia (E.Martin 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

Colorado (Chacin 9-5) at Pittsburgh (Cole 5-4), 7:05 p.m.

Arizona (Delgado 3-3) at Boston (Lester 10-6), 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland (U.Jimenez 8-5) at Miami (Fernandez 7-5), 7:10 p.m.

Kansas City (W.Davis 5-9) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 7-8), 7:10 p.m.

San Francisco (Bumgarner 10-6) at Tampa Bay (Archer 6-3), 7:10 p.m.

St. Louis (S.Miller 10-7) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 9-8), 7:10 p.m.

Washington (Zimmermann 12-6) at Milwaukee (Gorzelanny 2-4), 8:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-9) at San Diego (Cashner 7-5), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Kansas City at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m.

Colorado at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

Arizona at Boston, 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

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

St. Louis at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.

Washington at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at San Diego, 8:40 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Cleveland at Miami, 1:10 p.m.

Kansas City at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

St. Louis at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.

Arizona at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

Colorado at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.

San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m.

Washington at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 8:05 p.m.

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American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 66 44 .600 —

Tampa Bay 64 44 .593 1

Baltimore 60 49 .550 5 1/2

New York 56 51 .523 8 1/2

Toronto 50 58 .463 15

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 61 45 .575 —

Cleveland 60 48 .556 2

Kansas City 54 51 .514 6 1/2

Minnesota 45 60 .429 15 1/2

Chicago 40 66 .377 21

West Division

W L Pct GB

Oakland 63 45 .583 —

Texas 60 49 .550 3 1/2

Seattle 50 58 .463 13

Los Angeles 49 58 .458 13 1/2

Houston 36 71 .336 26 1/2

Thursday’s Games

Cleveland 6, Chicago White Sox 1

Kansas City 7, Minnesota 2

Texas 7, Arizona 1

Baltimore 6, Houston 3

Boston 8, Seattle 7

L.A. Angels 8, Toronto 2

Friday’s Games

Seattle (Harang 5-9) at Baltimore (Tillman 13-3), 7:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-6) at Detroit (Fister 9-5), 7:08 p.m.

Arizona (Delgado 3-3) at Boston (Lester 10-6), 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland (U.Jimenez 8-5) at Miami (Fernandez 7-5), 7:10 p.m.

Kansas City (W.Davis 5-9) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 7-8), 7:10 p.m.

San Francisco (Bumgarner 10-6) at Tampa Bay (Archer 6-3), 7:10 p.m.

Houston (Cosart 1-0) at Minnesota (Deduno 7-4), 8:10 p.m.

Texas (Ogando 4-3) at Oakland (Milone 9-8), 10:05 p.m.

Toronto (Redmond 1-1) at L.A. Angels (Hanson 4-2), 10:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-9) at San Diego (Cashner 7-5), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Kansas City at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

Texas at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Seattle at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:08 p.m.

Arizona at Boston, 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

Houston at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

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

N.Y. Yankees at San Diego, 8:40 p.m.

Toronto at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 1:08 p.m.

Cleveland at Miami, 1:10 p.m.

Kansas City at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.

Arizona at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

Seattle at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m.

San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m.

Houston at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m.

Toronto at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m.

Texas at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.

 

NFL schedule

National Football League

Preseason Schedule

All Times EDT

Sunday’s Game

Miami vs. Dallas at Canton, 8 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Tennessee, 8 p.m.

Cincinnati at Atlanta, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Denver at San Francisco, 9 p.m.

Seattle at San Diego, 10 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 9

N.Y. Jets at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Miami at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

New England at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Kansas City at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Green Bay, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Carolina, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Oakland, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 10

N.Y. Giants at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1:30 p.m.

 

MLB leaders

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS

NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING—CJohnson, Atlanta, .346; YMolina, St. Louis, .330; Cuddyer, Colorado, .329; Craig, St. Louis, .318; Votto, CINCINNATI, .317; Segura, Milwaukee, .317; Scutaro, San Francisco, .314.

RUNS—MCarpenter, St. Louis, 79; Votto, CINCINNATI, 73; CGonzalez, Colorado, 72; Choo, CINCINNATI, 71; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 69; Holliday, St. Louis, 68; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 68.

RBI—Goldschmidt, Arizona, 86; Phillips, CINCINNATI, 82; Craig, St. Louis, 81; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 74; FFreeman, Atlanta, 71; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 70; CGonzalez, Colorado, 70.

HITS—Segura, Milwaukee, 132; Craig, St. Louis, 127; Votto, CINCINNATI, 127; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 126; DWright, New York, 124; DanMurphy, New York, 122; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 120; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 120; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 120.

DOUBLES—MCarpenter, St. Louis, 32; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 31; Rizzo, Chicago, 31; YMolina, St. Louis, 30; Posey, San Francisco, 29; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 28; Desmond, Washington, 27; GParra, Arizona, 27.

TRIPLES—CGomez, Milwaukee, 9; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 9; Segura, Milwaukee, 8; Span, Washington, 7; CGonzalez, Colorado, 6; DWright, New York, 6; Hechavarria, Miami, 5; EYoung, New York, 5.

HOME RUNS—PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 27; CGonzalez, Colorado, 26; DBrown, Philadelphia, 24; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 24; Bruce, CINCINNATI, 22; Uggla, Atlanta, 21; Beltran, St. Louis, 19; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 19.

STOLEN BASES—ECabrera, San Diego, 37; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 31; Segura, Milwaukee, 31; CGomez, Milwaukee, 27; Revere, Philadelphia, 22; EYoung, New York, 22; CGonzalez, Colorado, 21; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 21.

PITCHING—Wainwright, St. Louis, 13-6; Corbin, Arizona, 12-2; Lynn, St. Louis, 12-5; Zimmermann, Washington, 12-6; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 11-4; Minor, Atlanta, 11-5; 7 tied at 10.

ERA—Kershaw, Los Angeles, 1.87; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 1.87; Harvey, New York, 2.21; Corbin, Arizona, 2.24; Locke, Pittsburgh, 2.36; Leake, CINCINNATI, 2.59; Wainwright, St. Louis, 2.61.

STRIKEOUTS—Harvey, New York, 172; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 161; Wainwright, St. Louis, 151; Samardzija, Chicago, 146; HBailey, CINCINNATI, 145; Latos, CINCINNATI, 142; GGonzalez, Washington, 139.

SAVES—Kimbrel, Atlanta, 31; Grilli, Pittsburgh, 30; Mujica, St. Louis, 30; RSoriano, Washington, 26; Chapman, CINCINNATI, 25; Romo, San Francisco, 25; Cishek, Miami, 23.

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING—MiCabrera, Detroit, .359; Mauer, Minnesota, .327; Trout, Los Angeles, .326; DOrtiz, Boston, .323; TorHunter, Detroit, .316; Loney, Tampa Bay, .316; ABeltre, Texas, .311.

RUNS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 78; CDavis, Baltimore, 77; AJones, Baltimore, 73; Trout, Los Angeles, 73; Bautista, Toronto, 70; Encarnacion, Toronto, 69; DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 68.

RBI—CDavis, Baltimore, 100; MiCabrera, Detroit, 99; Encarnacion, Toronto, 84; Fielder, Detroit, 76; AJones, Baltimore, 74; NCruz, Texas, 73; Cano, New York, 70.

HITS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 137; Machado, Baltimore, 137; Trout, Los Angeles, 137; ABeltre, Texas, 134; AJones, Baltimore, 130; Ellsbury, Boston, 129; Pedroia, Boston, 127.

DOUBLES—Machado, Baltimore, 39; Mauer, Minnesota, 31; Trout, Los Angeles, 31; CDavis, Baltimore, 30; JCastro, Houston, 29; JhPeralta, Detroit, 29; Napoli, Boston, 28.

TRIPLES—Trout, Los Angeles, 8; Ellsbury, Boston, 7; Drew, Boston, 6; Gardner, New York, 5; AGordon, Kansas City, 5; DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 5; LMartin, Texas, 5.

HOME RUNS—CDavis, Baltimore, 39; MiCabrera, Detroit, 32; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; Bautista, Toronto, 25; NCruz, Texas, 25; ADunn, Chicago, 25; Ibanez, Seattle, 24; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 24.

STOLEN BASES—Ellsbury, Boston, 39; RDavis, Toronto, 31; Altuve, Houston, 26; McLouth, Baltimore, 25; Andrus, Texas, 24; AlRamirez, Chicago, 23; Trout, Los Angeles, 23.

PITCHING—Scherzer, Detroit, 15-1; Colon, Oakland, 14-3; MMoore, Tampa Bay, 14-3; Tillman, Baltimore, 13-3; Masterson, Cleveland, 13-7; FHernandez, Seattle, 11-4; CWilson, Los Angeles, 11-6; Guthrie, Kansas City, 11-7; Verlander, Detroit, 11-8.

ERA—FHernandez, Seattle, 2.30; Kuroda, New York, 2.38; Colon, Oakland, 2.50; AniSanchez, Detroit, 2.59; Darvish, Texas, 2.66; Iwakuma, Seattle, 2.76; Sale, Chicago, 2.92.

STRIKEOUTS—Darvish, Texas, 186; FHernandez, Seattle, 166; Scherzer, Detroit, 164; Masterson, Cleveland, 160; Sale, Chicago, 155; Verlander, Detroit, 138; DHolland, Texas, 135.

SAVES—JiJohnson, Baltimore, 37; MRivera, New York, 34; Nathan, Texas, 32; Balfour, Oakland, 28; GHolland, Kansas City, 28; AReed, Chicago, 26; Rodney, Tampa Bay, 26.

 

USA Today poll

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches preseason poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2012 records, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and ranking in final 2012 poll:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Alabama (58) 13-1 1,545 1

2. Ohio State (3) 12-0 1,427 NR

3. Oregon 12-1 1,397 2

4. Stanford 12-2 1,262 6

5. Georgia 12-2 1,250 4

6. Texas A&M (1) 11-2 1,215 5

7. South Carolina 11-2 1,136 7

8. Clemson 11-2 1,047 9

9. Louisville 11-2 1,010 13

10. Florida 11-2 930 10

11. Notre Dame 12-1 872 3

12. Florida State 12-2 844 8

13. LSU 10-3 797 12

14. Oklahoma State 8-5 726 NR

15. Texas 9-4 622 18

16. Oklahoma 10-3 620 15

17. Michigan 8-5 589 NR

18. Nebraska 10-4 426 23

19. Boise State 11-2 420 14

20. TCU 7-6 400 NR

21. UCLA 9-5 202 NR

22. Northwestern 10-3 186 16

23. Wisconsin 8-6 172 NR

24. Southern Cal 7-6 165 NR

25. Oregon State 9-4 135 19

Others receiving votes: Kansas State 113; Miami (Fla.) 101; Michigan State 89; Baylor 80; Virginia Tech 65; Fresno State 62; Arizona State 51; Mississippi 32; Vanderbilt 29; Utah State 23; Brigham Young 20; North Carolina 19; Northern Illinois 19; Tulsa 9; Ohio 8; San Jose State 8; Arizona 5; Cincinnati 3; East Carolina 3; Kent State 3; Mississippi State 3; Washington 3; Central Florida 2; Arkansas 1; Arkansas State 1; Rutgers 1; Tennessee 1; Toledo 1.