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Scoreboard

MLB schedule

Major League Baseball

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Washington 18 7 .720 —

New York 16 8 .667 1 1/2

Philadelphia 15 11 .577 3 1/2

Miami 12 12 .500 5 1/2

Atlanta 6 19 .240 12

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 18 6 .750 —

Pittsburgh 15 11 .577 4

St. Louis 13 13 .500 6

Milwaukee 10 15 .400 8 1/2

Cincinnati 10 16 .385 9

West Division

W L Pct GB

San Francisco 14 13 .519 —

Los Angeles 13 13 .500 1/2

Colorado 12 13 .480 1

Arizona 12 15 .444 2

San Diego 10 16 .385 3 1/2

Monday’s Games

Chicago Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 2

N.Y. Mets 4, Atlanta 1

San Francisco 9, Cincinnati 6

Milwaukee 8, L.A. Angels 5

St. Louis 10, Philadelphia 3

Washington 2, Kansas City 0

San Diego 2, Colorado 1

Tuesday’s Games

Chicago Cubs (Arrieta 5-0) at Pittsburgh (Niese 3-0), 7:05 p.m.

Arizona (Corbin 1-3) at Miami (Nicolino 1-0), 7:10 p.m.

Atlanta (Foltynewicz 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Harvey 2-3), 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Kazmir 1-2) at Tampa Bay (Moore 1-2), 7:10 p.m.

San Francisco (Samardzija 3-1) at Cincinnati (Moscot 0-2), 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Tropeano 1-0) at Milwaukee (Guerra 0-0), 8:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Nola 1-2) at St. Louis (Wacha 2-1), 8:15 p.m.

Washington (Roark 2-2) at Kansas City (Young 1-4), 8:15 p.m.

Colorado (Butler 0-0) at San Diego (Cashner 1-2), 10:10 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m.

San Francisco at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.

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

L.A. Angels at Milwaukee, 1:40 p.m.

Washington at Kansas City, 2:15 p.m.

Colorado at San Diego, 3:40 p.m.

Arizona at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

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

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 15 10 .600 —

Baltimore 14 10 .583 1/2

Tampa Bay 11 13 .458 3 1/2

Toronto 12 15 .444 4

New York 8 15 .348 6

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 18 8 .692 —

Detroit 14 10 .583 3

Kansas City 13 12 .520 4 1/2

Cleveland 10 12 .455 6

Minnesota 8 18 .308 10

West Division

W L Pct GB

Texas 15 11 .577 —

Seattle 14 11 .560 1/2

Oakland 13 14 .481 2 1/2

Los Angeles 12 14 .462 3

Houston 8 18 .308 7

Monday’s Games

Texas 2, Toronto 1

Milwaukee 8, L.A. Angels 5

Minnesota 6, Houston 2

Washington 2, Kansas City 0

Seattle 4, Oakland 3

Tuesday’s Games

Detroit (Verlander 2-2) at Cleveland (Tomlin 3-0), 6:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Severino 0-3) at Baltimore (Tillman 2-1), 7:05 p.m.

Texas (Perez 1-2) at Toronto (Estrada 1-2), 7:07 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Kazmir 1-2) at Tampa Bay (Moore 1-2), 7:10 p.m.

Boston (Wright 2-2) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 3-1), 8:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Tropeano 1-0) at Milwaukee (Guerra 0-0), 8:10 p.m.

Minnesota (Meyer 0-0) at Houston (McHugh 2-3), 8:10 p.m.

Washington (Roark 2-2) at Kansas City (Young 1-4), 8:15 p.m.

Seattle (Iwakuma 0-3) at Oakland (Gray 3-2), 10:05 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

L.A. Angels at Milwaukee, 1:40 p.m.

Washington at Kansas City, 2:15 p.m.

Seattle at Oakland, 3:35 p.m.

Detroit at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Texas at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Boston at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.

Minnesota at Houston, 8:10 p.m.

 

NBA playoffs

National Basketball Association Playoffs

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

Saturday, April 30

San Antonio 124, Oklahoma City 92, San Antonio leads series 1-0

Sunday, May 1

Miami 106, Charlotte 73, Miami wins series 4-3

Golden State 118, Portland 106, Golden State leads series 1-0

Toronto 89, Indiana 84, Toronto wins series 4-3

Monday, May 2

Cleveland 104, Atlanta 93, Cleveland leads series 1-0

Oklahoma City 98, San Antonio 97, series tied 1-1

Tuesday, May 3

Miami at Toronto, 8 p.m.

Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 4

Atlanta at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 5

Miami at Toronto, 8 p.m.

Friday, May 6

Cleveland at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 7

Toronto at Miami, 5 p.m.

Golden State at Portland, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 8

Cleveland at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Monday, May 9

Toronto at Miami, 8 p.m.

Golden State at Portland, 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 10

x-Atlanta at Cleveland, TBA

x- Oklahoma City at San Antonio, TBA

Wednesday, May 11

x-Miami at Toronto, TBA

x-Portland at Golden State, TBA

Thursday, May 12

x-Cleveland at Atlanta, TBA

x-San Antonio at Oklahoma City, TBA

Friday, May 13

x-Golden State at Portland, TBA

x-Toronto at Miami, TBA

Sunday, May 15

x-Miami at Toronto, TBA

x-Atlanta at Cleveland, TBA

x-Oklahoma City at San Antonio, TBA

Monday, May 16

x-Portland at Golden State, 9 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

ATLANTA (93)

Bazemore 6-14 1-2 16, Millsap 6-19 5-8 17, Horford 4-13 0-1 10, Korver 0-1 3-3 3, Teague 2-9 3-4 8, Sefolosha 1-3 0-0 2, Scott 3-3 0-0 7, Schroder 10-20 2-2 27, Hardaway 0-4 0-0 0, Muscala 0-0 0-0 0, Patterson 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 33-87 16-21 93.

CLEVELAND (104)

James 11-21 1-1 25, Love 4-17 6-7 17, Thompson 3-6 2-4 8, Smith 4-8 0-2 12, Irving 8-18 2-2 21, Shumpert 1-2 0-0 2, Dellavedova 0-2 1-2 1, Frye 2-5 3-3 8, Jefferson 3-3 0-0 8, Mozgov 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, D. Jones 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 37-83 15-21 104.

Atlanta 19 22 29 23 = 93

Cleveland 31 21 23 30 = 104

3-Point Goals—Atlanta 11-34 (Schroder 5-10, Bazemore 3-10, Scott 1-1, Patterson 1-1, Teague 1-4, Horford 0-1, Korver 0-1, Hardaway Jr. 0-2, Millsap 0-3 ), Cleveland 15-31(Smith 4-7, Love 3-9, Irving 3-5, James 2-4, Jefferson 2-2, Frye 1-3, Dellavedova 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Atlanta 58 (Millsap 13), Cleveland 44 (Thompson 14). Assists—Atlanta 21 (Schroeder 6), Cleveland 27 (James 9). Total Fouls—Atlanta 22, Cleveland 20. A—20,562.

 

Most improved

NBA Most Improved Player Winners

2016 — CJ McCollum, Portland

2015 — Jimmy Butler, Chicago

2014 — Goran Dragic, Phoenix

2013 — Paul George, Indiana

2012 — Ryan Anderson, Orlando

2011 — Kevin Love, Minnesota

2010 — Aaron Brooks, Houston

2009 — Danny Granger, Indiana

2008 — Hedo Turkoglu, Orlando

2007 — Monta Ellis, Golden State

2006 — Boris Diaw, Phoenix

2005 — Bobby Simmons, L.A. Clippers

2004 — Zach Randolph, Portland

2003 — Gilbert Arenas, Golden State

2002 — Jermaine O’Neal, Indiana

2001 — Tracy McGrady, Orlando

2000 — Jalen Rose, Indiana

1999 — Darrell Armstrong, Orlando

1998 — Alan Henderson, Atlanta

1997 — Isaac Austin, Miami

1996 — Gheorghe Muresan, Washington

1995 — Dana Barros, Philadelphia

1994 — Don MacLean, Washington

1993 — Chris Jackson, Denver

1992 — Pervis Ellison, Washington

1991 — Scott Skiles, Orlando

1990 — Rony Seikaly, Miami

1989 — Kevin Johnson, Phoenix

1988 — Kevin Duckworth, Portland

1987 — Dale Ellis, Seattle

1986 — Alvin Robertson, San Antonio

 

NHL playoffs

National Hockey League

SECOND ROUND

(Best-of-7)

(x-if necessary)

Wednesday, April 27

N.Y. Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 3, N.Y. Islanders leads series 1-0

Thursday, April 28

Washington 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT

Friday, April 29

Dallas 2, St. Louis 1, Dallas leads series 1-0

San Jose 5, Nashville 2

Saturday, April 30

Tampa Bay 4, NY Islanders 1, series tied 1-1

Pittsburgh 2, Washington 1

Sunday, May 1

St. Louis 4, Dallas 3, OT, series tied 1-1

San Jose 3, Nashville 2, San Jose leads series 2-0

Monday, May 2

Pittsburgh 3, Washington 2, Pittsburgh leads series 2-1

Tuesday, May 3

Tampa Bay at NY Islanders, 7 p.m.

Dallas at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Nashville, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 4

Washington at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 5

Dallas at St. Louis, 8 or 9:30 p.m.

San Jose at Nashville, 9 p.m.

Friday, May 6

Tampa Bay at NY Islanders, 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 7

x-Pittsburgh at Washington, TBA

x-St. Louis at Dallas, TBA

x-Nashville at San Jose, TBA

Sunday, May 8

x-NY Islanders at Tampa Bay, TBA

Monday, May 9

x-Dallas at St. Louis, TBA

x-San Jose at Nashville, TBA

Tuesday, May 10

x-Washington at Pittsburgh, TBA

x-Tampa Bay at NY Islanders, TBA

Wednesday, May 11

x-St. Louis at Dallas, TBA

Thursday, May 12

x-Pittsburgh at Washington, TBA

x-NY Islanders at Tampa Bay, TBA

x-Nashville at San Jose, TBA

 

NASCAR

NASCAR Points Leaders

1. Kevin Harvick, 287.

2. Carl Edwards, 286.

3. Jimmie Johnson, 271.

4. Joey Logano, 266.

5. Kyle Busch, 262.

6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 250.

7. Kurt Busch, 247.

8. Brad Keselowski, 224.

9. Denny Hamlin, 222.

10. Martin Truex Jr., 214.

11. Austin Dillon, 213.

12. Chase Elliott, 205.

13. Jamie McMurray, 199.

14. AJ Allmendinger, 188.

15. Kasey Kahne, 185.

16. Ryan Newman, 182.

17. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 178.

18. Matt Kenseth, 177.

19. Ryan Blaney, 174.

20. Trevor Bayne, 172.