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Scoreboard

MLB standings
Major League Baseball
NATIONAL LEAGUE
East Division
W L Pct GB
Philadelphia 5 1 .833 —
New York 5 2 .714 1/2
Atlanta 4 3 .571 1 1/2
Washington 3 3 .500 2
Miami 2 6 .250 4
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 7 1 .875 —
Pittsburgh 3 3 .500 3
St. Louis 3 4 .429 3 1/2
Chicago 1 6 .143 5 1/2
CINCINNATI 1 6 .143 5 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 6 2 .750 —
San Diego 5 3 .625 1
Arizona 4 4 .500 2
Colorado 3 5 .375 3
San Francisco 2 6 .250 4
Thursday’s Games
San Diego at St. Louis, ppd.
Washington 4, N.Y. Mets 0
Pittsburgh 2, CINCINNATI 0
Atlanta 9, Chicago Cubs 4
Friday’s Games
L.A. Dodgers 10, Colorado 6
San Diego 5, St. Louis 3
Tampa Bay 5, San Francisco 2
Philadelphia 10, Minnesota 4
Pittsburgh 2, CINCINNATI 0
Arizona 15, Boston 8
Atlanta 4, Miami 0
Milwaukee 13, Chicago Cubs 10
Saturday’s Games
Washington (Corbin 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Matz 0-0), 1:10 p.m.
CINCINNATI (Roark 0-0) at Pittsburgh (Williams 1-0), 1:35 p.m.
Minnesota (Pineda 0-0) at Philadelphia (Arrieta 1-0), 2:05 p.m.
San Diego (Paddack 0-0) at St. Louis (Wacha 0-0), 2:15 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Stanek 0-0) at San Francisco (Samardzija 0-0), 4:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (Hamels 0-0) at Milwaukee (Burnes 0-0), 7:10 p.m.
Miami (Alcantara 1-0) at Atlanta (Wright 0-1), 7:20 p.m.
Boston (Price 0-1) at Arizona (Weaver 0-0), 8:10 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers (Buehler 0-0) at Colorado (Gray 0-1), 8:10 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Minnesota at Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m.
Washington at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.
Miami at Atlanta, 1:20 p.m.
CINCINNATI at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.
San Diego at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m.
Tampa Bay at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Boston at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 8:37 p.m.
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American League
East Division
W L Pct GB
Tampa Bay 6 2 .750 —
Baltimore 4 3 .571 1 1/2
New York 3 4 .429 2 1/2
Toronto 3 6 .333 3 1/2
Boston 2 7 .222 4 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Minnesota 4 2 .667 —
Detroit 5 3 .625 —
Cleveland 4 3 .571 1/2
Chicago 3 3 .500 1
Kansas City 2 4 .333 2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Seattle 7 2 .778 —
Texas 5 2 .714 1
Oakland 6 5 .545 2
Houston 3 5 .375 3 1/2
Los Angeles 1 6 .143 5
Thursday’s Games
Seattle at Chicago White Sox, ppd.
Detroit 5, Kansas City 4
N.Y. Yankees 8, Baltimore 4
Oakland 7, Boston 3
Cleveland 4, Toronto 1
Texas 11, L.A. Angels 4
Friday’s Games
Chicago White Sox 10, Seattle 8
Tampa Bay 5, San Francisco 2
Philadelphia 10, Minnesota 4
Arizona 15, Boston 8
Cleveland 3, Toronto 2
Houston 3, Oakland 2
Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:07 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Kansas City (Lopez 0-1) at Detroit (Moore 0-0), 1:10 p.m.
Minnesota (Pineda 0-0) at Philadelphia (Arrieta 1-0), 2:05 p.m.
Seattle (Leake 1-0) at Chicago White Sox (Giolito 1-0), 2:10 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Stanek 0-0) at San Francisco (Samardzija 0-0), 4:05 p.m.
Texas (Smyly 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Skaggs 0-1), 4:05 p.m.
Toronto (Pannone 0-1) at Cleveland (Carrasco 0-1), 4:10 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (Happ 0-1) at Baltimore (Bundy 0-0), 7:05 p.m.
Oakland (Brooks 1-0) at Houston (Miley 0-1), 7:10 p.m.
Boston (Price 0-1) at Arizona (Weaver 0-0), 8:10 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Minnesota at Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 1:05 p.m.
Kansas City at Detroit, 1:10 p.m.
Toronto at Cleveland, 1:10 p.m.
Oakland at Houston, 2:10 p.m.
Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.
Tampa Bay at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Texas at L.A. Angels, 4:07 p.m.
Boston at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
y-Toronto 56 24 .700 —
x-Philadelphia 49 30 .620 6 1/2
x-Boston 48 32 .600 8
Brooklyn 39 40 .494 16 1/2
New York 15 64 .190 40 1/2
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Orlando 40 40 .500 —
Miami 38 41 .481 1 1/2
Charlotte 37 42 .468 2 1/2
Washington 32 48 .400 8
Atlanta 29 51 .363 11
Central Division
W L Pct GB
z-Milwaukee 59 20 .747 —
x-Indiana 47 33 .588 12 1/2
Detroit 39 40 .494 20
Chicago 22 57 .278 37
Cleveland 19 60 .241 40
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
y-Houston 52 28 .650 —
x-San Antonio 46 34 .575 6
Memphis 32 47 .405 19 1/2
New Orleans 32 47 .405 19 1/2
Dallas 31 48 .392 20 1/2
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
x-Denver 52 26 .667 —
x-Portland 50 28 .641 2
x-Utah 49 30 .620 3 1/2
x-Oklahoma City 46 33 .582 6 1/2
Minnesota 36 43 .456 16 1/2
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
y-Golden State 54 24 .692 —
x-L.A. Clippers 47 32 .595 7 1/2
Sacramento 39 41 .488 16
L.A. Lakers 35 44 .443 19 1/2
Phoenix 18 61 .228 36 1/2
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
z-clinched conference
Friday’s Games
Charlotte 113, Toronto 111
Orlando 149, Atlanta 113
San Antonio 129, Washington 112
Boston 117, Indiana 97
Houston 120, New York 96
Minnesota 111, Miami 109
Oklahoma City 123, Detroit 110
Memphis 122, Dallas 112
Utah 119, Sacramento 98
New Orleans at Phoenix, 10 p.m.
Cleveland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
Portland at Denver, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 5 p.m.
Philadelphia at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Miami at Toronto, 12 p.m.
San Antonio at Cleveland, 3 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m.
Charlotte at Detroit, 4 p.m.
Brooklyn at Indiana, 5 p.m.
Dallas at Memphis, 6 p.m.
Atlanta at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Phoenix at Houston, 7 p.m.
Orlando at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at New York, 7:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.
Denver at Portland, 9 p.m.
New Orleans at Sacramento, 9 p.m.
Utah at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.
Monday’s Games
No games scheduled.
Tuesday’s Games
Boston at Washington, 7 p.m.
Charlotte at Cleveland, 7 p.m.
Memphis at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Miami, 7:30 p.m.
Golden State at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
New York at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Toronto at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Phoenix at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Denver at Utah, 9 p.m.
Houston at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.
Portland at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
z-Tampa Bay 81 61 16 4 126 319 219
x-Boston 81 49 23 9 107 256 209
x-Toronto 81 46 28 7 99 281 245
Montreal 81 43 30 8 94 243 231
Florida 81 36 32 13 85 264 276
Buffalo 81 32 39 10 74 219 270
Detroit 81 32 39 10 74 226 270
Ottawa 81 29 46 6 64 240 296
Metropolitan Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
y-Washington 81 48 25 8 104 278 246
x-N.Y. Islanders 81 47 27 7 101 225 196
x-Pittsburgh 81 44 26 11 99 270 237
x-Carolina 81 45 29 7 97 241 220
x-Columbus 81 46 31 4 96 252 230
Philadelphia 81 37 36 8 82 241 277
N.Y. Rangers 81 31 36 14 76 223 269
New Jersey 81 30 41 10 70 218 272
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
x-Nashville 81 46 29 6 98 235 212
x-Winnipeg 81 46 30 5 97 268 242
x-St. Louis 81 44 28 9 97 244 221
x-Dallas 81 42 32 7 91 207 202
x-Colorado 81 38 29 14 90 258 241
Chicago 81 36 33 12 84 268 287
Minnesota 81 37 35 9 83 211 234
Pacific Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
z-Calgary 81 50 24 7 107 288 224
x-San Jose 81 45 27 9 99 284 259
x-Vegas 81 43 31 7 93 247 225
Arizona 81 39 34 8 86 211 219
Vancouver 81 35 36 10 80 223 251
Anaheim 81 34 37 10 78 194 249
Edmonton 81 34 38 9 77 229 273
Los Angeles 80 30 41 9 69 195 256
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
z-clinched conference
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.
Wednesday’s Games
Ottawa 4, N.Y. Rangers 1
Chicago 4, St. Louis 3, SO
Anaheim 3, Calgary 1
Thursday’s Games
N.Y. Islanders 2, Florida 1, SO
Buffalo 5, Ottawa 2
Carolina 3, New Jersey 1
Washington 2, Montreal 1
Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 1
Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 1
Boston 3, Minnesota 0
St. Louis 7, Philadelphia 3
Nashville 3, Vancouver 2
Colorado 3, Winnipeg 2, OT
San Jose 3, Edmonton 2
Arizona 4, Vegas 1
Friday’s Games
Columbus 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, SO
Chicago 6, Dallas 1
Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Tampa Bay at Boston, 1 p.m.
Vancouver at St. Louis, 4 p.m.
Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Florida, 7 p.m.
Columbus at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
Carolina at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 8 p.m.
Winnipeg at Arizona, 10 p.m.
Edmonton at Calgary, 10 p.m.
Vegas at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Colorado at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
No games scheduled
Monday’s Games
No games scheduled

Blue Jackets’ box
Columbus 0 0 2 0 = 3
N.Y. Rangers 0 1 1 0 = 2
Columbus won shootout 1-0.
First Period—None. Penalties—Lettieri, NYR, (interference), 11:55.
Second Period—1, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 28 (Zibanejad), 1:47. Penalties—None.
Third Period—2, Columbus, Dzingel 26 (Savard, Foligno), 2:25. 3, Columbus, Panarin 28 (Savard), 14:27. 4, N.Y. Rangers, Buchnevich 21 (Zibanejad, Strome), 19:53. Penalties—Skjei, NYR, (hooking), 6:03.
Overtime—None. Penalties—None.
Shootout—Columbus 1 (Atkinson NG, Panarin G), N.Y. Rangers 0 (Shattenkirk NG, Zibanejad NG, DeAngelo NG).
Shots on Goal—Columbus 15-11-9-6—41. N.Y. Rangers 6-9-11-1—27.
Power-play opportunities—Columbus 0 of 2; N.Y. Rangers 0 of 0.
Goalies—Columbus, Bobrovsky 37-24-1 (27 shots-25 saves). N.Y. Rangers, Georgiev 13-13-4 (41-39).
A—17,341 (18,006). T—2:43.
Referees—Francis Charron, Jon Mclsaac. Linesmen—Brian Mach, Kiel Murchison.

The Masters
Qualifiers for the 2019 Masters
MASTERS ’19: Active players eligible for the Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 86 players who are eligible and expected to play in the 83rd Masters on April 11-14. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible. One spot remains if the Valero Texas Open winner is not already eligible:
MASTERS CHAMPIONS: Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Danny Willett, Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel, Phil Mickelson, Angel Cabrera, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson, Tiger Woods, Mike Weir, Vijay Singh, Jose Maria Olazabal, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize.
U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONS (five years): Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Martin Kaymer.
BRITISH OPEN CHAMPIONS (five years): Francesco Molinari, Henrik Stenson, Rory McIlroy.
PGA CHAMPIONS (five years): Justin Thomas, Jimmy Walker, Jason Day.
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS (three years): Webb Simpson, Si Woo Kim.
U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPION AND RUNNER-UP: a-Viktor Hovland, a-Devon Bling.
BRITISH AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Jovan Rebula.
ASIA-PACIFIC AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Takumi Kanaya.
LATIN AMERICA AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Alvaro Ortiz.
U.S. MID-AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Kevin O’Connell.
TOP 12 AND TIES-2018 MASTERS: Rickie Fowler, Jon Rahm, Cameron Smith, Marc Leishman, Tony Finau, Charley Hoffman, Louis Oosthuizen, Justin Rose.
TOP FOUR AND TIES-2018 U.S. OPEN: Tommy Fleetwood.
TOP FOUR AND TIES-2018 BRITISH OPEN: Kevin Kisner, Xander Schauffele.
TOP FOUR AND TIES-2018 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: Stewart Cink.
PGA TOUR EVENT WINNERS SINCE 2018 MASTERS (FULL FEDEX CUP POINTS AWARDED): Satoshi Kodaira, Andrew Landry, Aaron Wise, Bryson DeChambeau, Kevin Na, Michael Kim, Brandt Snedeker, Keegan Bradley, Kevin Tway, Matt Kuchar, Charles Howell III, Adam Long, J.B. Holmes, Keith Mitchell, Paul Casey.
FIELD FROM THE 2018 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP: Billy Horschel, Patrick Cantlay, Kyle Stanley, Hideki Matsuyama, Gary Woodland, Patton Kizzire.
TOP 50 FROM FINAL WORLD RANKING IN 2018: Alex Noren, Tyrrell Hatton, Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Eddie Pepperell, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Matt Fitzpatrick, Ian Poulter, Li Haotong, Thorbjorn Olesen, Matt Wallace, Lucas Bjerregaard, Emiliano Grillo, Branden Grace.
TOP 50 FROM WORLD RANKING ON MARCH 31: Justin Harding, Shane Lowry.
SPECIAL INVITATION: Shigo Imahira.
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