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Scoreboard

Reds’ boxscore

Reds 4, Pirates 0

Pittsburgh Cincinnati

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Tabata lf 2 0 0 0 B.Hamiltn cf 3 2 1 0

Marte lf 2 0 0 0 Votto 1b 3 1 1 2

Snider rf 4 0 0 0 Phillips 2b 4 0 0 0

A.McCtchn cf 4 0 1 0 Frazier 3b 4 0 0 0

P.Alvarez 3b 3 0 0 0 Heisey rf 3 1 1 0

G.Sanchez 1b 3 0 0 0 Ludwick lf 3 0 1 0

N.Walker 2b 3 0 0 0 Bernadna lf 0 0 0 0

T.Sanchez c 3 0 1 0 B.Pena c 4 0 2 1

Mercer ss 3 0 1 0 Cozart ss 4 0 1 0

Liriano p 2 0 0 0 Cueto p 4 0 1 0

Ishikawa ph 1 0 0 0

Pimentel p 0 0 0 0

Totals 30 0 3 0 Totals 32 4 8 3

 

Pittsburgh 000 000 000 — 0

Cincinnati 100 000 21x — 4

 

E—P.Alvarez (3). LOB—Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 8. 2B—A.McCutchen (4), Heisey (2), B.Pena (3). HR—Votto (4). SB—B.Hamilton 2 (4), Heisey (3).

IP H R ER BB SO

Pittsburgh

Liriano L,0-3 7 6 3 3 3 7

Pimentel 1 2 1 1 0 0

Cincinnati

Cueto W,1-2 9 3 0 0 0 12

HBP—by Pimentel (Heisey). WP—Liriano 2.

Umpires—Home, Quinn Wolcott; First, Gerry Davis; Second, Phil Cuzzi; Third, Brian Knight.

T—2:22. A—16,825 (42,319).

 

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 10 4 .714 —

Washington 9 6 .600 1 1/2

New York 8 7 .533 2 1/2

Philadelphia 6 8 .429 4

Miami 6 10 .375

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Milwaukee 11 4 .733 —

St. Louis 9 6 .600 2

Pittsburgh 7 8 .467 4

Cincinnati 6 9 .400 5

Chicago 4 10 .286 6 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

San Francisco 10 5 .667 —

Los Angeles 9 6 .600 1

San Diego 7 8 .467 3

Colorado 7 9 .438 3 1/2

Arizona 4 14 .222 7 1/2

Wednesday’s Games

Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 0

N.Y. Yankees 3, Chicago Cubs 0, 1st game

Milwaukee 5, St. Louis 1

N.Y. Mets 5, Arizona 2

Atlanta 1, Philadelphia 0

N.Y. Yankees 2, Chicago Cubs 0, 2nd game

Washington 6, Miami 3

San Diego 4, Colorado 2

San Francisco 2, L.A. Dodgers 1

Thursday’s Games

Atlanta (A.Wood 2-1) at Philadelphia (Burnett 0-1), 1:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 2-1) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 2-0), 3:45 p.m.

Colorado (Morales 0-1) at San Diego (Kennedy 1-2), 6:40 p.m.

Milwaukee (Gallardo 2-0) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

St. Louis (Wainwright 2-1) at Washington (Jordan 0-1), 7:05 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Washington, 7:05 p.m.

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

Seattle at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.

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

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

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American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 9 6 .600 —

Toronto 8 6 .571 1/2

Baltimore 7 7 .500 1 1/2

Tampa Bay 7 8 .467 2

Boston 6 9 .400 3

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 6 5 .545 —

Chicago 8 7 .533 —

Cleveland 7 7 .500 1/2

Kansas City 6 7 .462 1

Minnesota 6 7 .462 1

West Division

W L Pct GB

Oakland 10 5 .667 —

Texas 8 7 .533 2

Seattle 7 7 .500 2 1/2

Los Angeles 7 8 .467 3

Houston 5 10 .333 5

Wednesday’s Games

Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 0

N.Y. Yankees 3, Chicago Cubs 0, 1st game

N.Y. Yankees 2, Chicago Cubs 0, 2nd game

Cleveland 3, Detroit 2

Texas 3, Seattle 2

Boston 6, Chicago White Sox 4, 14 innings

Kansas City 6, Houston 4, 11 innings

Toronto at Minnesota, ppd., rain

L.A. Angels 5, Oakland 4, 12 innings.

Thursday’s Games

Cleveland (Salazar 0-1) at Detroit (Verlander 1-1), 1:08 p.m.

Toronto (McGowan 1-1) at Minnesota (Gibson 2-0), 1:10 p.m.

Seattle (E.Ramirez 1-2) at Texas (Scheppers 0-1), 2:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 1-2) at Tampa Bay (Price 2-0), 7:10 p.m.

Boston (Lester 1-2) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 3-0), 8:10 p.m.

Kansas City (B.Chen 0-1) at Houston (Feldman 2-0), 8:10 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Toronto at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Detroit, 7:08 p.m.

Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Seattle at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Texas, 8:05 p.m.

Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.

Houston at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

All Times EDT

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

y-Toronto 48 34 .585 —

x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4

New York 37 45 .451 11

Boston 25 57 .305 23

Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

y-Miami 54 28 .659 —

x-Washington 44 38 .537 10

x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11

x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16

Orlando 23 59 .280 31

Central Division

W L Pct GB

z-Indiana 56 26 .683 —

x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8

Cleveland 33 49 .402 23

Detroit 29 53 .354 27

Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

z-San Antonio 62 20 .756 —

x-Houston 54 28 .659 8

x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12

x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13

New Orleans 34 48 .415 28

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 —

x-Portland 54 28 .659 5

Minnesota 40 42 .488 19

Denver 36 46 .439 23

Utah 25 57 .305 34

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

y-L.A. Clippers 57 25 .695 —

x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6

Phoenix 48 34 .585 9

Sacramento 28 54 .341 29

L.A. Lakers 27 55 .329 30

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

z-clinched conference

Wednesday’s Games

Indiana 101, Orlando 86

Charlotte 91, Chicago 86, OT

Utah 136, Minnesota 130,2OT

Oklahoma City 112, Detroit 111

Atlanta 111, Milwaukee 103

Memphis 106, Dallas 105, OT

L.A. Lakers 113, San Antonio 100

New Orleans 105, Houston 100

Washington 118, Boston 102

Cleveland 114, Brooklyn 85

Philadelphia 100, Miami 87

New York 95, Toronto 92

Portland 110, L.A. Clippers 104

Phoenix 104, Sacramento 99

Golden State 116, Denver 112

 

Cavaliers’ box

BROOKLYN (85)

Thornton 6-19 4-5 20, Blatche 8-18 3-3 20, Collins 3-8 2-2 8, Teague 2-9 2-2 7, Gutierrez 5-11 1-2 13, Kirilenko 2-7 5-7 9, Plumlee 4-7 0-2 8. Totals 30-79 17-23 85.

CLEVELAND (114)

Gee 5-9 2-2 12, Thompson 5-9 1-1 11, Hawes 4-7 0-0 10, Irving 6-12 3-3 15, Waiters 7-12 3-4 19, Zeller 9-11 4-5 22, Jack 2-10 0-0 5, Dellavedova 1-5 0-0 3, Bennett 3-6 1-2 7, Felix 4-6 0-0 10. Totals 46-87 14-17 114.

Brooklyn 21 28 15 21 — 85

Cleveland 33 18 30 33 — 114

3-Point Goals—Brooklyn 8-25 (Thornton 4-12, Gutierrez 2-3, Teague 1-3, Blatche 1-4, Plumlee 0-1, Collins 0-2), Cleveland 8-20 (Felix 2-3, Hawes 2-4, Waiters 2-5, Jack 1-3, Dellavedova 1-3, Irving 0-2). Fouled Out—Gutierrez. Rebounds—Brooklyn 43 (Blatche 12), Cleveland 56 (Zeller 11). Assists—Brooklyn 21 (Plumlee 6), Cleveland 32 (Jack 9). Total Fouls—Brooklyn 16, Cleveland 18. Technicals—Brooklyn defensive three second, Cleveland defensive three second. A—19,842 (20,562).

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Columbus 2 1 0 — 3

Pittsburgh 1 2 1 — 4

First Period—1, Columbus, Johnson 1 (Dubinsky), 6:20. 2, Pittsburgh, Jokinen 1 (Malkin, Maatta), 17:13. 3, Columbus, Letestu 1 (Johnson, Jenner), 17:58 (pp). Penalties—Scuderi, Pit (interference), 17:45; Comeau, Clm (cross-checking), 19:44.

Second Period—4, Columbus, MacKenzie 1, :43 (sh). 5, Pittsburgh, Bennett 1 (Niskanen, Martin), 1:34 (pp). 6, Pittsburgh, Niskanen 1 (Malkin, Crosby), 2:19 (pp). Penalties—Johnson, Clm (interference), 2:09; Glass, Pit (interference), 3:11; Letang, Pit (slashing), 15:30.

Third Period—7, Pittsburgh, Sutter 1 (Bennett, Martin), 8:18. Penalties—Tyutin, Clm (tripping), 10:14; Letang, Pit (interference), 11:33.

Shots on Goal—Columbus 13-12-9—34. Pittsburgh 12-10-10—32.

Power-play opportunities—Columbus 1 of 4; Pittsburgh 2 of 3.

Goalies—Columbus, Bobrovsky 0-1-0 (32 shots-28 saves). Pittsburgh, Fleury 1-0-0 (34-31).

A—18,646 (18,387). T—2:33.

Referees—Eric Furlatt, Wes McCauley. Linesmen—Steve Barton, Pierre Racicot.

 

NHL Playoffs

NHL Daily Playoff Glance

All Times EDT

(x-if necessary)

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Wednesday, April 16

Montreal 5, Tampa Bay 4, OT, Montreal leads series 1-0

Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3, Pittsburgh leads series 1-0

Anaheim 4, Dallas 3, Anaheim leads series 1-0

Thursday, April 17

Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Friday, April 18

Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 19

Chicago at St. Louis, 3 p.m.

Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 20

Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, Noon

Detroit at Boston, 3 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Monday, April 21

Pittsburgh at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Colorado at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22

Tampa Bay at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Boston at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23

Pittsburgh at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at Dallas, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Chicago, 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 24

Boston at Detroit, 8 p.m.

x-Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Colorado at Minnesota, 9:30 p.m.

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Friday, April 25

N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

x-Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

x-Dallas at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 26

x-Detroit at Boston, 3 p.m.

x-Columbus at Pittsburgh, TBD

x-Minnesota at Colorado, TBD

x-Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD