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Scoreboard

Reds’ boxscore
Mets 1, Reds 0
Cincinnati New York (NL)
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Winker lf 4 0 0 0 McNeil lf 4 0 0 0
K.Farmer ph 0 0 0 0 Broxton lf 0 0 0 0
E.Suarez 3b 3 0 1 0 Do.Simth 1b 2 0 0 0
Detriech 1b 4 0 2 0 P.Alnso ph-1b 0 0 0 0
Lorenzen pr 0 0 0 0 Cano 2b 3 0 1 0
Puig rf 4 0 0 0 Cnforto rf 3 0 1 0
Peraza 2b 3 0 1 0 T.Frazier 3b 3 0 0 0
J.Iglesias ss 3 0 0 0 Nimmo cf 3 0 0 0
Schebler cf 3 0 0 0 Lagares cf 0 0 0 0
Casali c 2 0 0 0 W.Ramos c 3 0 1 0
Brnhart ph-c 1 0 0 0 A.Rosrio ss 3 0 0 0
Mahle p 2 0 0 0 Syndrgard p 3 1 1 1
Duke p 0 0 0 0
Stphnsn p 0 0 0 0
Votto ph 1 0 0 0
Dav.Hrndz p 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 0 4 0 Totals 27 1 4 1

Cincinnati 000 000 000 = 0
New York 001 000 00x = 1

E—Syndergaard (1). DP—Cincinnati 1, New York 2. LOB—Cincinnati 4, New York 3. 2B—W.Ramos (3). HR—Syndergaard (2). SB—Lorenzen (1).

IP H R ER BB SO
Cincinnati
Mahle L,0-4 5 4 1 1 0 7
Duke 1 0 0 0 1 1
Stephenson 1 0 0 0 0 1
Hernandez 1 0 0 0 0 0
New York
Syndergaard W,2-3 9 4 0 0 1 10
Umpires—Home, Marty Foster; First, Gabe Morales; Second, John Bacon; Third, Ron Kulpa.
T—2:10. A—21,445 (41,922).

MLB standings
Major League Baseball
NATIONAL LEAGUE
East Division
W L Pct GB
Philadelphia 17 13 .567 —
New York 16 15 .516 1 1/2
Atlanta 15 16 .484 2 1/2
Washington 13 17 .433 4
Miami 9 21 .300 8
Central Division
W L Pct GB
St. Louis 20 11 .645 —
Chicago 16 12 .571 2 1/2
Milwaukee 17 16 .515 4
Pittsburgh 14 14 .500 4 1/2
CINCINNATI 13 18 .419 7
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 20 13 .606 —
Arizona 18 13 .581 1
San Diego 18 14 .563 1 1/2
Colorado 15 17 .469 4 1/2
San Francisco 13 18 .419 6
Wednesday’s Games
Pittsburgh 7, Texas 5
Arizona 3, N.Y. Yankees 2
Chicago Cubs 11, Seattle 0
Philadelphia 7, Detroit 3
St. Louis 5, Washington 1
CINCINNATI 1, N.Y. Mets 0
Miami 4, Cleveland 2
Atlanta 5, San Diego 1
Colorado 11, Milwaukee 4
San Francisco 2, L.A. Dodgers 1
Thursday’s Games
San Diego 11, Atlanta 2
N.Y. Mets 1, CINCINNATI 0
Colorado 11, Milwaukee 6
Washington 2, St. Louis 1
Friday’s Games
St. Louis (Flaherty 3-1) at Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 1-4), 2:20 p.m.
Oakland (Anderson 3-2) at Pittsburgh (Musgrove 1-2), 7:05 p.m.
Washington (Hellickson 2-0) at Philadelphia (Eickhoff 1-1), 7:05 p.m.
Atlanta (Gausman 1-2) at Miami (Urena 1-4), 7:10 p.m.
San Francisco (Beede 0-0) at CINCINNATI (Gray 0-4), 7:10 p.m.
N.Y. Mets (Matz 3-1) at Milwaukee (Gonzalez 0-0), 8:10 p.m.
Arizona (Ray 1-1) at Colorado (Anderson 0-2), 8:40 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 1-0) at San Diego (Lauer 2-3), 10:10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Miami, 6:10 p.m.
Oakland at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.
Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.
N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.
San Francisco at CINCINNATI, 7:10 p.m.
Arizona at Colorado, 8:10 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 8:40 p.m.
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American League
East Division
W L Pct GB
Tampa Bay 20 11 .645 —
New York 17 13 .567 2 1/2
Toronto 14 16 .467 5 1/2
Boston 14 18 .438 6 1/2
Baltimore 11 21 .344 9 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Minnesota 19 10 .655 —
Cleveland 16 13 .552 3
Chicago 14 15 .483 5
Detroit 13 15 .464 5 1/2
Kansas City 11 21 .344 9 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Houston 18 14 .563 —
Seattle 18 15 .545 1/2
Texas 14 15 .483 2 1/2
Los Angeles 14 17 .452 3 1/2
Oakland 14 19 .424 4 1/2
Wednesday’s Games
Boston 7, Oakland 3
Kansas City 3, Tampa Bay 2, 1st game
Pittsburgh 7, Texas 5
Arizona 3, N.Y. Yankees 2
Baltimore 5, Chicago White Sox 4, 1st game
Kansas City 8, Tampa Bay 2, 2nd game
Chicago Cubs 11, Seattle 0
Philadelphia 7, Detroit 3
Miami 4, Cleveland 2
Minnesota 6, Houston 2
Chicago White Sox 7, Baltimore 6, 2nd game
L.A. Angels 6, Toronto 3
Thursday’s Games
Minnesota 8, Houston 2
Tampa Bay 3, Kansas City 1
Chicago White Sox 6, Boston 4
Toronto at L.A. Angels, 10:07 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Minnesota (Gibson 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Paxton 3-2), 7:05 p.m.
Oakland (Anderson 3-2) at Pittsburgh (Musgrove 1-2), 7:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Glasnow 5-0) at Baltimore (Straily 1-1), 7:05 p.m.
Kansas City (Lopez 0-2) at Detroit (Boyd 2-2), 7:10 p.m.
Seattle (Kikuchi 1-1) at Cleveland (Bieber 2-1), 7:10 p.m.
Toronto (Thornton 0-3) at Texas (Minor 3-2), 8:05 p.m.
Boston (Sale 0-5) at Chicago White Sox (Lopez 2-3), 8:10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.
Kansas City at Detroit, 4:10 p.m.
Seattle at Cleveland, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.
Boston at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m.
Houston vs. L.A. Angels at Monterrey, 7:10 p.m.
Toronto at Texas, 8:05 p.m.

MLB leaders
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS
NATIONAL LEAGUE
BATTING—Bellinger, Los Angeles, .425; Yelich, Milwaukee, .353; McNeil, New York, .352; Cabrera, Pittsburgh, .341; DeJong, St. Louis, .333; Heyward, Chicago, .329; Markakis, Atlanta, .327; Peralta, Arizona, .315; Baez, Chicago, .314; Fowler, St. Louis, .313.
RUNS—Bellinger, Los Angeles, 32; DeJong, St. Louis, 27; Ozuna, St. Louis, 26; Story, Colorado, 26; Yelich, Milwaukee, 26; Albies, Atlanta, 25; Baez, Chicago, 25; Arenado, Colorado, 24; Freeman, Atlanta, 24; McCutchen, Philadelphia, 24.
RBI—Bellinger, Los Angeles, 38; Yelich, Milwaukee, 34; Ozuna, St. Louis, 29; Arenado, Colorado, 27; Alonso, New York, 26; Franco, Philadelphia, 25; Hoskins, Philadelphia, 25; Swanson, Atlanta, 25; Baez, Chicago, 24; 3 tied at 22.
HITS—Bellinger, Los Angeles, 48; DeJong, St. Louis, 41; Peralta, Arizona, 40; Albies, Atlanta, 38; Arenado, Colorado, 38; Baez, Chicago, 38; McNeil, New York, 38; Blackmon, Colorado, 37; 3 tied at 36.
DOUBLES—DeJong, St. Louis, 14; Peralta, Arizona, 13; Bryant, Chicago, 10; Markakis, Atlanta, 10; Posey, San Francisco, 10; Rendon, Washington, 10; Walker, Arizona, 10; 8 tied at 9.
TRIPLES—Blackmon, Colorado, 3; Tapia, Colorado, 3; 10 tied at 2.
HOME RUNS—Bellinger, Los Angeles, 14; Yelich, Milwaukee, 14; Baez, Chicago, 10; Ozuna, St. Louis, 10; Pederson, Los Angeles, 10; Alonso, New York, 9; Arenado, Colorado, 9; Goldschmidt, St. Louis, 9; Hoskins, Philadelphia, 9; 5 tied at 8.
STOLEN BASES—Robles, Washington, 7; Story, Colorado, 7; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 6; Tatis Jr., San Diego, 6; Wong, St. Louis, 6; Yelich, Milwaukee, 6; 6 tied at 4.
PITCHING—Greinke, Arizona, 5-1; Arrieta, Philadelphia, 4-2; Fried, Atlanta, 4-1; 22 tied at 3.
ERA—Davies, Milwaukee, 1.38; Castillo, CINCINNATI, 1.45; Musgrove, Pittsburgh, 1.54; Paddack, San Diego, 1.91; Smith, Miami, 2.00; Fried, Atlanta, 2.11; Samardzija, San Francisco, 2.53; Ryu, Los Angeles, 2.55; Marquez, Colorado, 2.94; Strahm, San Diego, 3.03.
STRIKEOUTS—Scherzer, Washington, 62; Strasburg, Washington, 57; Castillo, CINCINNATI, 50; Syndergaard, New York, 49; deGrom, New York, 49; Greinke, Arizona, 46; Smith, Miami, 45; Corbin, Washington, 44; Teheran, Atlanta, 44; 3 tied at 43.
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AMERICAN LEAGUE
BATTING—Anderson, Chicago, .365; Andrus, Texas, .348; Dozier, Kansas City, .344; Reddick, Houston, .344; Mancini, Baltimore, .342; Polanco, Minnesota, .336; Choo, Texas, .330; Brantley, Houston, .328; CSantana, Cleveland, .323; Goodwin, Los Angeles, .321.
RUNS—Haniger, Seattle, 28; Merrifield, Kansas City, 25; Garcia, Chicago, 24; Mancini, Baltimore, 24; Moncada, Chicago, 24; Voit, New York, 23; Betts, Boston, 22; 6 tied at 21.
RBI—Abreu, Chicago, 30; DSantana, Seattle, 30; Mondesi, Kansas City, 27; Gallo, Texas, 26; Voit, New York, 26; Davis, Oakland, 24; Rosario, Minnesota, 24; Springer, Houston, 24; AGordon, Kansas City, 22; 2 tied at 21.
HITS—Brantley, Houston, 40; Andrus, Texas, 39; Mancini, Baltimore, 39; Merrifield, Kansas City, 39; Anderson, Chicago, 38; DSantana, Seattle, 38; Semien, Oakland, 38; 4 tied at 36.
DOUBLES—Healy, Seattle, 13; Buxton, Minnesota, 12; Choo, Texas, 11; Haniger, Seattle, 11; Mancini, Baltimore, 11; Castellanos, Detroit, 10; Correa, Houston, 10; AGordon, Kansas City, 10; Simmons, Los Angeles, 10; 6 tied at 9.
TRIPLES—Merrifield, Kansas City, 5; Mondesi, Kansas City, 5; Polanco, Minnesota, 4; Kiermaier, Tampa Bay, 3; 9 tied at 2.
HOME RUNS—Gallo, Texas, 11; Rosario, Minnesota, 11; Davis, Oakland, 10; Altuve, Houston, 9; Bruce, Seattle, 9; Moreland, Boston, 9; Springer, Houston, 9; Voit, New York, 9; 4 tied at 8.
STOLEN BASES—Anderson, Chicago, 10; Mondesi, Kansas City, 10; Ramirez, Cleveland, 9; DGordon, Seattle, 8; Hamilton, Kansas City, 8; Smith, Seattle, 8; Buxton, Minnesota, 7; DeShields, Texas, 7; Villar, Baltimore, 7; 3 tied at 6.
PITCHING—Berrios, Minnesota, 5-1; German, New York, 5-1; Glasnow, Tampa Bay, 5-0; Gonzales, Seattle, 5-1; 7 tied at 4.
ERA—Glasnow, Tampa Bay, 1.75; Stroman, Toronto, 2.19; Sanchez, Toronto, 2.32; Bauer, Cleveland, 2.46; Verlander, Houston, 2.46; Morton, Tampa Bay, 2.52; Turnbull, Detroit, 2.53; German, New York, 2.56; Minor, Texas, 2.88; Berrios, Minnesota, 2.91.
STRIKEOUTS—Cole, Houston, 65; Bauer, Cleveland, 55; Verlander, Houston, 53; Paxton, New York, 51; Boyd, Detroit, 48; Morton, Tampa Bay, 48; Berrios, Minnesota, 46; Rodon, Chicago, 46; Carrasco, Cleveland, 41; Snell, Tampa Bay, 41.

NBA playoffs
NBA Daily Playoffs
CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
Saturday, April 27
Toronto 108, Philadelphia 95
Sunday, April 28
Boston 112, Milwaukee 90
Golden State 104, Houston 100
Monday, April 29
Philadelphia 94, Toronto 89
Denver 121, Portland 113
Tuesday, April 30
Milwaukee 123, Boston 102, series tied 1-1
Golden State 115, Houston 109, Golden State leads series 2-0
Wednesday, May 1
Portland 97, Denver 90, series tied 1-1
Thursday, May 2
Philadelphia 116, Toronto 95, Philadelphia leads series 2-1
Friday, May 3
Milwaukee at Boston, 8 p.m.
Denver at Portland, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 4
Golden State at Houston, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 5
Toronto at Philadelphia, 3:30 p.m.
Denver at Portland, 7 p.m.
Monday, May 6
Milwaukee at Boston, 7 p.m.
Golden State at Houston, 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7
Philadelphia at Toronto, 8 p.m.
Portland at Denver, 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8
Boston at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
x-Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 9
x-Toronto at Philadelphia, 3:30 p.m.
x-Denver at Portland, TBD
Friday, May 10
x-Milwaukee at Boston, TBD
x-Golden State at Houston, TBD
Sunday, May 12
x-Philadelphia at Toronto, TBD
x-Houston at Golden State, TBD
x-Portland at Denver, TBD
Monday, May 13
x-Boston at Milwaukee, TBD

NHL playoffs
NHL Playoffs & Results
CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
All Times EDT
Thursday, April 25
Boston 3, COLUMBUS 2, OT
St. Louis 3, Dallas 2
Friday, April 26
Carolina 1, N.Y. Islanders 0, OT
San Jose 5, Colorado 2
Saturday, April 27
Dallas 4, St. Louis 2
COLUMBUS 3, Boston 2, 2OT
Sunday, April 28
Carolina 2, N.Y. Islanders 1
Colorado 4, San Jose 3
Monday, April 29
St. Louis 4, Dallas 3
Tuesday, April 30
COLUMBUS 2, Boston 1
San Jose 4, Colorado 2, San Jose leads series 2-1
Wednesday, May 1
Carolina 5, N.Y. Islanders 2, Carolina leads series 3-0
Dallas 4, St. Louis 2, series tied 2-2
Thursday, May 2
Boston 4, COLUMBUS 1, series tied 2-2
San Jose at Colorado, 10 p.m.
Friday, May 3
Dallas at St. Louis, 9:30 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 4
COLUMBUS at Boston, 7:15 p.m.
Colorado at San Jose, 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 5
St. Louis at Dallas, 3 p.m.
x-Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Monday, May 6
Boston at COLUMBUS, TBA
x-San Jose at Colorado, TBA
Tuesday, May 7
x-Dallas at St. Louis, TBA
x-N.Y. Islanders at Carolina, TBA
Wednesday, May 8
x-COLUMBUS at Boston, TBA
x-Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, TBA
x-Colorado at San Jose, TBA

Blue Jackets’ box
Boston 2 0 2 = 4
Columbus 1 0 0 = 1
First Period—1, Boston, Pastrnak 4 (McAvoy), 3:33. 2, Boston, Bergeron 4 (Krug, Marchand), 7:18 (pp). 3, Columbus, Panarin 5 (Bjorkstrand, Dubois), 8:46. Penalties—Texier, CBJ, (tripping), 6:38; Marchand, BOS, Penalty Shot (interference on breakaway (penalty shot)), 6:52; Anderson, CBJ, (hooking), 8:55; Kukan, CBJ, (elbowing), 12:30; Marchand, BOS, (delay of game), 16:00.
Second Period—None. Penalties—Clifton, BOS, (slashing), 6:48; Clendening, CBJ, (interference), 12:06; Anderson, CBJ, (interference), 14:19; Marchand, BOS, (tripping), 18:01.
Third Period—4, Boston, Kuraly 2 (Chara, Backes), 8:40. 5, Boston, Bergeron 5 (Pastrnak, Krug), 17:30 (pp). Penalties—DeBrusk, BOS, (tripping), 12:12; Dubois, CBJ, (holding), 15:59; Dubois, CBJ, Misconduct (misconduct), 17:30.
Shots on Goal—Boston 13-12-21—46. Columbus 15-12-13—40.
Power-play opportunities—Boston 2 of 6; Columbus 0 of 4.
Goalies—Boston, Rask 6-5 (40 shots-39 saves). Columbus, Bobrovsky 6-2 (46-42).
A—19,431 (18,500). T—2:36.
Referees—Gord Dwyer, Chris Rooney. Linesmen—Michel Cormier, Brian Murphy.