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Scoreboard

MLB standings
Major League Baseball
NATIONAL LEAGUE
East Division
W L Pct GB
Atlanta 60 43 .583 —
Washington 55 47 .539 4 1/2
Philadelphia 54 48 .529 5 1/2
New York 47 55 .461 12 1/2
Miami 38 62 .380 20 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Chicago 55 47 .539 —
St. Louis 55 47 .539 —
Milwaukee 54 50 .519 2
CINCINNATI 46 54 .460 8
Pittsburgh 46 56 .451 9
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 67 37 .644 —
Arizona 52 51 .505 14 1/2
San Francisco 52 51 .505 14 1/2
San Diego 48 54 .471 18
Colorado 48 55 .466 18 1/2
Wednesday’s Games
Washington 3, Colorado 2, 1st game
Philadelphia 4, Detroit 0
Milwaukee 5, CINCINNATI 4
Arizona 5, Baltimore 2
Chicago Cubs 4, San Francisco 1
St. Louis 14, Pittsburgh 8
Washington 2, Colorado 0, 2nd game
San Diego 7, N.Y. Mets 2
Kansas City 2, Atlanta 0
Miami 2, Chicago White Sox 0
L.A. Angels 3, L.A. Dodgers 2
Thursday’s Games
N.Y. Mets 4, San Diego 0
St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 3
Colorado 8, Washington 7
Friday’s Games
Colorado (Marquez 9-5) at CINCINNATI (Castillo 9-3), 6:40 p.m.
Atlanta (Soroka 10-2) at Philadelphia (Arrieta 8-7), 7:05 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 11-2) at Washington (Sanchez 6-6), 7:05 p.m.
Arizona (Greinke 10-4) at Miami (Alcantara 4-9), 7:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Agrazal 2-0) at N.Y. Mets (Wheeler 6-6), 7:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 7-8) at Milwaukee (Gonzalez 2-1), 8:10 p.m.
Houston (Urquidy 1-0) at St. Louis (Flaherty 4-6), 8:15 p.m.
San Francisco (Samardzija 7-8) at San Diego (Lucchesi 7-5), 10:10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
L.A. Dodgers at Washington, 4:05 p.m.
Arizona at Miami, 6:10 p.m.
Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.
Colorado at CINCINNATI, 7:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.
Houston at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.
San Francisco at San Diego, 8:40 p.m.
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American League
East Division
W L Pct GB
New York 66 36 .647 —
Tampa Bay 58 47 .552 9 1/2
Boston 57 47 .548 10
Toronto 39 65 .375 28
Baltimore 32 69 .317 33 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Minnesota 62 40 .608 —
Cleveland 59 42 .584 2 1/2
Chicago 45 55 .450 16
Kansas City 39 64 .379 23 1/2
Detroit 30 67 .309 29 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Houston 66 38 .635 —
Oakland 58 45 .563 7 1/2
Los Angeles 54 49 .524 11 1/2
Texas 51 51 .500 14
Seattle 42 63 .400 24 1/2
Wednesday’s Games
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2
Philadelphia 4, Detroit 0
Houston 4, Oakland 2
Arizona 5, Baltimore 2
Seattle 5, Texas 3
Cleveland 4, Toronto 0
Kansas City 2, Atlanta 0
Miami 2, Chicago White Sox 0
N.Y. Yankees 10, Minnesota 7
L.A. Angels 3, L.A. Dodgers 2
Thursday’s Games
Boston 19, N.Y. Yankees 3
Minnesota 10, Chicago White Sox 3
Cleveland at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m.
Baltimore at L.A. Angels, 10:07 p.m.
Texas at Oakland, 10:07 p.m.
Detroit at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Tampa Bay (Yarbrough 8-3) at Toronto (Waguespack 1-0), 7:07 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (Paxton 5-5) at Boston (Cashner 9-5), 7:10 p.m.
Minnesota (Pineda 6-5) at Chicago White Sox (Cease 1-2), 8:10 p.m.
Cleveland (Plesac 4-3) at Kansas City (Junis 6-8), 8:15 p.m.
Houston (Urquidy 1-0) at St. Louis (Flaherty 4-6), 8:15 p.m.
Baltimore (Wojciechowski 1-3) at L.A. Angels (Canning 3-5), 10:07 p.m.
Texas (Lynn 12-6) at Oakland (Mengden 5-1), 10:07 p.m.
Detroit (Norris 2-8) at Seattle (Kikuchi 4-7), 10:10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Tampa Bay at Toronto, 3:07 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 4:05 p.m.
Detroit at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m.
Cleveland at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.
Houston at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.
Baltimore at L.A. Angels, 9:07 p.m.
Texas at Oakland, 9:07 p.m.

MLB leaders
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS
NATIONAL LEAGUE
BATTING—McNeil, New York, .341; Yelich, Milwaukee, .335; Bellinger, Los Angeles, .331; Marte, Arizona, .321; Blackmon, Colorado, .319; Rendon, Washington, .314; Freeman, Atlanta, .303; Arenado, Colorado, .302; Bryant, Chicago, .299; Dahl, Colorado, .298.
RUNS—Bellinger, Los Angeles, 81; Acuna Jr., Atlanta, 79; Bryant, Chicago, 79; Yelich, Milwaukee, 77; Blackmon, Colorado, 75; Freeman, Atlanta, 75; Story, Colorado, 74; Rendon, Washington, 73; Bell, Pittsburgh, 72; Baez, Chicago, 71.
RBI—Bell, Pittsburgh, 86; Escobar, Arizona, 79; Freeman, Atlanta, 79; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 77; Yelich, Milwaukee, 77; Arenado, Colorado, 76; Alonso, New York, 75; Rendon, Washington, 73; Harper, Philadelphia, 70; 2 tied at 69.
HITS—Marte, Arizona, 128; Freeman, Atlanta, 122; Acuna Jr., Atlanta, 120; Baez, Chicago, 119; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 118; Blackmon, Colorado, 118; Yelich, Milwaukee, 118; Arenado, Colorado, 117; Escobar, Arizona, 116.
DOUBLES—Bell, Pittsburgh, 33; Bryant, Chicago, 30; Harper, Philadelphia, 30; Rendon, Washington, 29; Baez, Chicago, 27; McNeil, New York, 27; Dahl, Colorado, 26; Freeman, Atlanta, 26; 3 tied at 25.
TRIPLES—Escobar, Arizona, 9; Blackmon, Colorado, 7; Marte, Arizona, 6; Ervin, CINCINNATI, 5; Rosario, New York, 5; Tapia, Colorado, 5; Tatis Jr., San Diego, 5; 10 tied at 4.
HOME RUNS—Yelich, Milwaukee, 35; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 34; Alonso, New York, 33; Renfroe, San Diego, 28; Bell, Pittsburgh, 27; Suarez, CINCINNATI, 27; Moustakas, Milwaukee, 26; Muncy, Los Angeles, 26; Reyes, San Diego, 26.
STOLEN BASES—Yelich, Milwaukee, 23; Acuna Jr., Atlanta, 22; Dyson, Arizona, 22; Turner, Washington, 21; Robles, Washington, 17; Margot, San Diego, 15; Tatis Jr., San Diego, 14; Wong, St. Louis, 14; 3 tied at 13.
PITCHING—Strasburg, Washington, 13-4; Ryu, Los Angeles, 11-2; Woodruff, Milwaukee, 11-3; Fried, Atlanta, 10-4; Greinke, Arizona, 10-4; Hudson, St. Louis, 10-4; Soroka, Atlanta, 10-2.
ERA—Ryu, Los Angeles, 1.76; Castillo, CINCINNATI, 2.36; Scherzer, Washington, 2.41; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 2.84; deGrom, New York, 2.86; Greinke, Arizona, 2.93; Davies, Milwaukee, 3.17; Buehler, Los Angeles, 3.23; Corbin, Washington, 3.25; Gray, CINCINNATI, 3.29.
STRIKEOUTS—Scherzer, Washington, 189; deGrom, New York, 163; Ray, Arizona, 162; Strasburg, Washington, 159; Corbin, Washington, 151; Nola, Philadelphia, 145; Castillo, CINCINNATI, 138; Woodruff, Milwaukee, 136; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 134; Marquez, Colorado, 133.
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AMERICAN LEAGUE
BATTING—LeMahieu, New York, .337; Brantley, Houston, .326; Devers, Boston, .322; Polanco, Minnesota, .312; Bogaerts, Boston, .309; Alberto, Baltimore, .306; Merrifield, Kansas City, .306; Moncada, Chicago, .300; Trout, Los Angeles, .298; Springer, Houston, .295.
RUNS—Betts, Boston, 90; Devers, Boston, 80; Bogaerts, Boston, 78; Trout, Los Angeles, 78; Bregman, Houston, 73; LeMahieu, New York, 73; Merrifield, Kansas City, 72; Semien, Oakland, 72; Encarnacion, New York, 68; Santana, Cleveland, 67.
RBI—Trout, Los Angeles, 80; Devers, Boston, 79; Bogaerts, Boston, 76; Abreu, Chicago, 72; Encarnacion, New York, 71; Soler, Kansas City, 71; LeMahieu, New York, 70; Rosario, Minnesota, 66.
HITS—Merrifield, Kansas City, 132; Devers, Boston, 129; LeMahieu, New York, 128; Brantley, Houston, 124; Polanco, Minnesota, 124; Bogaerts, Boston, 119; Gurriel, Houston, 113; Semien, Oakland, 113; Betts, Boston, 112.
DOUBLES—Castellanos, Detroit, 36; Bogaerts, Boston, 33; Devers, Boston, 30; Merrifield, Kansas City, 28; Polanco, Minnesota, 28; Brantley, Houston, 27; Chapman, Oakland, 27; AGordon, Kansas City, 26; 5 tied at 25.
TRIPLES—Merrifield, Kansas City, 9; Mondesi, Kansas City, 9; Kiermaier, Tampa Bay, 6; Smith, Seattle, 6; Dozier, Kansas City, 5; Gardner, New York, 5; Meadows, Tampa Bay, 5; Polanco, Minnesota, 5; 5 tied at 4.
HOME RUNS—Trout, Los Angeles, 33; Encarnacion, New York, 29; Soler, Kansas City, 27; Bregman, Houston, 26; Kepler, Minnesota, 25; Vogelbach, Seattle, 25; Nunez, Baltimore, 24; Sanchez, New York, 24; Springer, Houston, .; 5 tied at 22.
STOLEN BASES—Mondesi, Kansas City, 31; Smith, Seattle, 27; Andrus, Texas, 22; Ramirez, Cleveland, 22; Hamilton, Kansas City, 17; Kiermaier, Tampa Bay, 17; Villar, Baltimore, 17; DGordon, Seattle, 16; 3 tied at 15.
PITCHING—Verlander, Houston, 13-4; German, New York, 12-2; Lynn, Texas, 12-6; Morton, Tampa Bay, 12-3; Rodriguez, Boston, 12-4; Cole, Houston, 11-5; Giolito, Chicago, 11-4; Gonzales, Seattle, 11-8; Odorizzi, Minnesota, 11-4; Bieber, Cleveland, 10-3.
ERA—Morton, Tampa Bay, 2.60; Verlander, Houston, 2.86; Stroman, Toronto, 2.96; Berrios, Minnesota, 2.96; Minor, Texas, 3.00; Cole, Houston, 3.03; Giolito, Chicago, 3.12; Miley, Houston, 3.18; Chirinos, Tampa Bay, 3.29; Bieber, Cleveland, 3.44.
STRIKEOUTS—Cole, Houston, 205; Verlander, Houston, 183; Sale, Boston, 182; Bauer, Cleveland, 179; Boyd, Detroit, 168; Bieber, Cleveland, 166; Morton, Tampa Bay, 163; Lynn, Texas, 152; Minor, Texas, 136; Snell, Tampa Bay, 136.

3 HR game
Major League Baseball
Three or More Home Run Games
American League
3 — Gary Sanchez, N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, April 7
3 — Pedro Severino, Baltimore at Texas, June 4
3 — Max Kepler, Minnesota at Cleveland, June 6
3 — Travis d’Arnaud, Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, July 15
National League
3 — Paul Goldschmidt, St. Louis at Milwaukee, March 29
3 — Christian Yelich, Milwaukee vs. St. Louis, April 15
3 — Justin Turner, L.A. Dodgers vs. Atlanta, May 7
3 — Kris Bryant, Chicago at Washington, May 17
3 — Derek Dietrich, CINCINNATI vs. Pittsburgh, May 28
3 — Hunter Renfroe, San Diego at Colorado, June 14
3 — Josh Bell, Pittsburgh vs. Chicago Cubs, July 1
3 — Robinson Cano, N.Y. Mets vs. San Diego, July 23

Cycle hitters
Major League Baseball
Players In 2019 To Hit For The Cycle
(Single, double, triple, home run)
April 5 — Jorge Polanco, Minnesota at Philadelphia
June 13 — Shohei Ohtani, L.A. Angels at Tampa Bay
June 14 — Jake Bauers, Cleveland at Detroit
July 23 — Trea Turner, Washington vs. Colorado

AFL standings
Arena Football League
FINAL STANDINGS
W L T Pct PF PA
x-Albany 10 2 0 833 620 474
x-Baltimore 7 5 0 .583 500 439
x-Washington 7 5 0 .583 538 552
x-Philadelphia 7 5 0 .583 523 530
Atlantic City 4 8 0 .333 518 550
Columbus 1 11 0 .083 394 548
x-clinched playoff spot
Playoff Matches
Week One
Saturday, July 27
Baltimore at Albany, 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 28
Philadelphia at Washington, 3:30 p.m.
Week Two
Saturday, Aug. 3
Albany at Baltimore, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 4
Washington at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.
ArenaBowl 32
Sunday, Aug. 11
Baltimore-Albany winner vs. Washington-Philadelphia, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

Transactions
Thursday’s Sports Transactions
BASEBALL
American League
NEW YORK YANKEES — Announced the retirement SS Troy Tulowitzki. Placed OF Brett Gardner on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 22. Recalled LHP Stephen Tarpley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Placed OF Bret Gardner on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 22. Recalled LHP Stephen Tarpley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).
National League
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHP Alex McRae from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned RHP Luis Escobar to Indianapolis.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated RHP Max Scherzer from the 10-day IL. Optioned C Raudy Read to Fresno (PCL).
FOOTBALL
National Football League
BUFFALO BILLS — Activated RB Frank Gore.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed OT Andre Smith and LS Dan Godsil. Waived WR Kermit Whitfield.
DETROIT LIONS — Placed DTs Damon Harrison Sr. and Darius Kilgo and CB Darius Slay on NFI list.
HOUSTON TEXANS — Placed DE J.J. Watt on the PUP list. Activated LB Jamal Davis II from the NFI list.
NEW YORK JETS — Agreed to terms with DT Quinnen Williams on a four-year contract.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Agreed to terms with coach Mike Tomlin on a one-year contract extension through the 2021 season.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived DB Alex Brown. Signed DL Nick Bosa and WR Deebo Samuel to four-year contracts. Waived-injured OL Erik Magnuson.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Released S Damon Webb.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed RB Shaun Wilson. Waived-injured OT Brian Wallace.