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Published: Tuesday, 4/15/2014 - Updated: 11 months ago

Scoreboard: 4-15

ECHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

y-Reading 46 22 2 2 96 229 182

x-Wheeling 39 27 1 5 84 216 196

Elmira 24 40 3 5 56 176 252

North Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

y-Kalamazoo 42 22 3 5 92 224 197

x-Cincinnati 41 23 4 4 90 247 204

x-Fort Wayne 36 24 7 5 84 215 215

Evansville 31 30 4 7 73 226 237

Toledo 21 44 4 3 49 193 268

South Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

y-S. Carolina 43 23 2 4 92 197 173

x-Orlando 43 24 2 3 91 225 219

x-Greenville 39 27 2 4 84 220 208

Florida 37 27 3 5 82 240 222

Gwinnett 29 38 3 2 63 203 227

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Mountain Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Alaska 45 19 3 4 97 243 164

x-Utah 38 24 3 6 85 187 173

x-Idaho 39 26 3 4 85 223 212

x-Colorado 33 26 7 5 78 211 218

Pacific Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

y-Ontario 44 20 3 4 95 215 191

x-Bakersfield 36 30 2 4 78 197 202

x-Stockton 33 31 2 6 74 224 235

x-Las Vegas 20 44 4 4 48 174 248

c-San Francisco 15 20 4 1 35 101 143

x-clinched Playoff Berth

y-clinched Divisional Title

c-Ceased operations

Playoffs

(x-if necessary)

CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS

BEST OF 7

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Orlando vs. Cincinnati

Thursday, April 17: Cincinnati at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 20: Cincinnati at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: Orlando at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

Friday, April 25: Orlando at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Orlando at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: Cincinnati at Orlando, 7 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 30: Cincinnati at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Reading vs. Fort Wayne

Thursday, April 17: Fort Wayne at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Fort Wayne at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

Thursday, April 24: Reading at Fort Wayne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 25: Reading at Fort Wayne, 8 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 27: Reading at Fort Wayne, 6 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: Fort Wayne at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 30: Fort Wayne at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

Kalamazoo vs. Greenville

Friday, April 18: Greenville at Kalamazoo, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Greenville at Kalamazoo, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: Kalamazoo at Greenville, 7 p.m.

Friday, April 25: Kalamazoo at Greenville, 7 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Kalamazoo at Greenville, 7 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: Greenville at Kalamazoo, 7 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 30: Greenville at Kalamazoo, 7 p.m.

South Carolina vs. Wheeling

Friday, April 18: Wheeling at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Wheeling at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: South Carolina at Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Friday, April 25: South Carolina at Wheeling, 7 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: South Carolina at Wheeling, 7 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: Wheeling at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 30: Wheeling at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Stockton vs. Ontario

Friday, April 18: Ontario at Stockton, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Ontario at Stockton, 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22: Stockton at Ontario, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: Stockton at Ontario, 10 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Ontario at Stockton, 10:30 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 27: Stockton at Ontario, 8 p.m.

x-Monday, April 28: Stockton at Ontario, 10 p.m.

Alaska vs. Las Vegas

Friday, April 18: Las Vegas at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Las Vegas at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23: Alaska at Las Vegas, 10:05 p.m.

Friday, April 25: Alaska at Las Vegas, 10:05 p.m.

x-Saturday, April 26: Alaska at Las Vegas, 10:05 p.m.

x-Monday, April 28: Las Vegas at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: Las Vegas at Alaska, 11:15 p.m.

Utah vs. Bakersfield

Friday, April 18: Bakersfield at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Bakersfield at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22: Utah at Bakersfield, 10 p.m.

Thursday, April 24: Utah at Bakersfield, 10 p.m.

x-Friday, April 25: Utah at Bakersfield, 10 p.m.

x-Sunday, April 27: Bakersfield at Utah, 9:05 p.m.

x-Wednesday, April 30: Bakersfield at Utah, 2 p.m.

Idaho vs. Colorado

Friday, April 18: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

Saturday, April 19: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22: Idaho at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.

Thursday, April 24: Idaho at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.

x-Friday, April 25: Idaho at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.

x-Monday, April 28: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

x-Tuesday, April 29: Colorado at Idaho, 9:10 p.m.

Glantz-Culver Line

Major League Baseball

National League

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE

Atlanta -125 at Philadelphia +115

Washington -140 at Miami +130

at Cincinnati -125 Pittsburgh +115

at Milwaukee -115 St. Louis +105

at Arizona -125 New York +115

at San Diego -120 Colorado +110

American League

Tampa Bay -110 at Baltimore +100

at Texas -125 Seattle +115

Oakland -115 at Los Angeles +105

NBA

FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG

Boston 2 (211) at Philadelphia

at Washington 5 (189½) Miami

at Toronto 12 (205½) Milwaukee

Charlotte 3½ (196½) at Atlanta

Oklahoma City 7½ (204) at New Orleans

at Houston 5½ (212) San Antonio

at Chicago 12 (184) Orlando

at Utah 5½ (211½) L.A. Lakers

at Phoenix 2½ (194) Memphis

at Golden State 7½ (210) Minnesota

PREP BASEBALL

Southview 000 200 0 - 2 3 2

Anthony Wayne 010 101 x - 3 8 1

WP-Stark. LP-Stambaugh. P. Brown (AW) 3-3, RBI.

Stritch 100 020 0 - 3 7 3

Start 000 011 0 - 2 3 1

WP-Killian. LP-Pier. Johnson CS) 2-3, RBI.

Whitmer 300 001 1 - 5 9 0

Ottawa Hills 000 020 0 - 2 5 2

WP-Hickey. LP-Beans. Schneider (W) 3-4.

Toledo Christian 8(13)2 15 - 31 30 0

Waite 2???02 02 - ?6 ?6 4

WP-Andrews. LP-Smith. Brown (TC) 6-6.

Rossford 400 100 0 - 5 4 1

Woodmore 500 200 x - 7 8 3

WP-Ulinski. LP-Sadter. Rozzi (W) 1-3, 2 RBI.

Evergreen 100 000 3 - 4 5 1

Swanton 001 420 x - 7 9 2

WP-Bloom. LP-Dowling. Peabody (S) 2-3, 2B.

Rogers 200 250 1 - 10 16 4

Emmanuel Christian 301 200 1 - ?7 ?9 3

WP-Nomichit. LP-Regnier. Nomichit (R) 4-5, 5 RBI.

Adrian 004 000 0 - 4 9 2

Bedford 002 113 x - 7 8 3

WP-Glass. LP-Clark. Hotchkiss (B) 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI.

Adrian 000 00 - 0 3 2

Bedford 114 0x - 6 6 1

WP-Ansara. LP-Campbell. Boss (B) 2-2, 2B, RBI.

NHL

Playoffs

(x-if necessary)

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Wednesday, April 16

Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

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

Sunday, April 27

x-Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, Noon

x-St. Louis at Chicago, 3 p.m.

x-Tampa Bay at Montreal, TBD

x-Anaheim at Dallas, TBD

Monday, April 28

x-Boston at Detroit, TBD

x-Pittsburgh at Columbus, TBD

x-Colorado at Minnesota, TBD

x-San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD

Tuesday, April 29

x-Montreal at Tampa Bay, TBD

x-N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, TBD

x-Chicago at St. Louis, TBD

x-Dallas at Anaheim, TBD

Wednesday, April 30

x-Columbus at Pittsburgh, TBD

x-Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, TBD

x-Minnesota at Colorado, TBD

x-Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

y-Toronto 48 33 .593 –

x-Brooklyn 44 36 .550 3½

New York 35 45 .438 12½

Boston 25 56 .309 23

Philadelphia 18 63 .222 30

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

y-Miami 54 27 .667 –

x-Washington 43 38 .531 11

x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 12

x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 17

Orlando 23 58 .284 31

Central Division

W L Pct GB

z-Indiana 55 26 .679 –

x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7

Cleveland 32 49 .395 23

Detroit 29 52 .358 26

Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

z-San Antonio 62 19 .765 –

x-Houston 54 27 .667 8

x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13

Memphis 48 32 .600 13½

New Orleans 33 48 .407 29

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

y-Oklahoma City 58 23 .716 –

x-Portland 53 28 .654 5

Minnesota 40 40 .500 17½

Denver 36 44 .450 21½

Utah 24 56 .300 33½

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

y-L.A. Clippers 56 24 .700 –

x-Golden State 49 31 .613 7

Phoenix 47 33 .588 9

Sacramento 28 53 .346 28½

L.A. Lakers 25 55 .313 31

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

z-clinched conference

MONDAY

Washington 114, Miami 93

Philadelphia 113, Boston 108

Toronto 110, Milwaukee 100

Charlotte 95, Atlanta 93

Chicago 108, Orlando 95

Houston 104, San Antonio 98

New Orleans 101, Oklahoma City 89

L.A. Lakers at Utah, late

Memphis at Phoenix, late

Minnesota at Golden State, late

SUNDAY

Indiana 102, Oklahoma City 97

Toronto 116, Detroit 107

Brooklyn 97, Orlando 88

New York 100, Chicago 89

Portland 119, Golden State 117, OT

Sacramento 106, Minnesota 103

Memphis 102, L.A. Lakers 90

TUESDAY

New York at Brooklyn, 8 p.m.

Denver at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

PREP TENNIS

MAUMEE 5, MAUMEE VALLEY 0

Maples d. O'Toole 6-3, 6-0; Breeding d. Pitatetjarasgit 6-0, 7-5; Gibson d. Cunliffe 6-2, 6-2; Bergquist-Maier d. Safadi-Gill 6-0, 6-1; Coe-Goyetche d. Zaher-El Gafy 6-0, 6-0.

PERRYSBURG 5, ST. JOSEPH 0

Buhk d. Cool, 6-0, 6-1; J. Weider d. McQuistion, 6-0, 6-0; Cassity d. Scelvy, 6-0, 6-0; Skotynsky/Riffer d. Burns/Harrison, 6-1, 6-2; Masell/Balibrea d. McNair/Hahn, 6-0, 6-1.

ST. FRANCIS 5, ST. MARY 0

Gargas d. P. Crooks, 6-0, 6-0; Filipiak d. C. Mormina, 6-1, 6-1; Kelly d. C. Crooks, 6-4, 6-4; Manahan/Gstaleer d. D. Mormina/Tyler, 6-2, 6-2; Gomez/Kasper d. Darish/Weiber, 6-2, 6-1.

CENTRAL 3, NORTHVIEW 2

Delp (C) d. Horvath, 6-0, 6-0; Klucas (C) d. Turner, 6-2, 6-3; Leslie (N) d. Dominiak, 7-6, 7-5; Mossing/Crawford (C) d. Lewandowski/McClellan, 6-3, 7-5; Forester/Sturt (N) d. Scally/Lepiarz, 6-0, 6-0.

PREP SOFTBALL

Start 000 022 2 -?6 ?8 5

Ottawa Hills 340 004 x - 11 10 3

WP-Baehren. LP-Losh. Ayad (OH) 3-4, 3 RBI.

Rogers 121 000 0 - 4 1 2

Emmanuel Christian 050 002 x - 7 5 1

WP-Groenhout. LP-Wilkerson. Groenhout (EC) 2H, RBI.

Napoleon 024 221 2 - 13 16 2

Northview 110 110 0 - ?4 ?8 2

WP-Lamming. LP-Bryan. McNett (Na) 3-4, 3 RBI.

Liberty Center 000 02 - ?2 ?4 4

Delta 251 4x - 12 10 3

WP-Wanless. LP-Noll. Machionsky (D) 3-3, 2 RBI.

Evergreen 530 30 - 12 15 0

Swanton 000 00 - ?0 ?1 1

WP-Brock. Ducat (E) 3-4, 2 RBI.

Archbold 001 103 1 - 6 11 0

Patrick Henry 001 000 0 - 1 ?9 3

WP-Robinson. LP-Kurtz. Peterson (A) 2-4, 2 RBI.

Bowling Green 400 010 0 - 5 6 1

Maumee 010 002 0 - 3 8 4

WP-Williford. LP-Fowls. Morman (BG) 2-3, RBI.

Southview 000 010 2 - 3 10 0

Anthony Wayne 100 005 x - 6 ?9 0

WP-Ray. LP-Kwiatkowski. Kistner (AW) 2-3, 2 RBI.

Notre Dame 210 023 1 - 9 12 2

Chantilly, Va. 000 102 0 - 3 ?5 3

WP-Gillespie. LP-Satter. Walters (ND) 3-5, 2B, 3B, RBI.

Perrysburg 100 132 - ?7 12 0

Springfield 215 45x - 17 16 1

WP-Yates. LP-Ruen. Girlie (S) 3-3, HR, 3 RBI.

Rossford 000 230 0 - 5 11 1

Woodmore 101 420 x - 8 12 1

WP-Phillips. LP-Gauthier. Phillips (W) 3-3, 2B, 3 RBI.

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES – Optioned RHP Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS – Sent RHPs Taijuan Walker and Stephen Pryor to Tacoma (PCL) for rehab assignments.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Optioned LHP Jeff Beliveau to Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS – Selected the contract of RHP Colby Lewis from Round Rock (PCL). Designated RHP Daniel McCutchen for assignment.

National League

NEW YORK METS – Traded C Blake Forsythe to Oakland for future considerations.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Signed INF Jedd Gyorko to a six-year contract through the 2019 season.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX – Signed INF Brian Bistagne.

LAREDO LEMURS – Signed RHP Mike Piazza. Traded LHP Richard Salazar to Rockland (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES – Signed INF Shelby Ford. Released OF Marcos Rodriguez.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS – Signed RHP Chris Balcom-Miller. Released OF Chris Curran and RHP Michael Londino.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS – Signed RHP Scott Weismann.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES – Signed INF Travis Weaver, RHP Nick Sarianides and 1B Kyle Nichols.

Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES – Signed 1B Ben Waldrip.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS – Released RHP Luis Noel.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS – Signed LHP Hunter Ackerman, OF Matt Petrone and OF Nick Schulz.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA – Suspended Sacramento F Marcus Cousins one game for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2013-14 season in an April 13 game against Minnesota.

CHICAGO BULLS – Waived F Tornike Shengelia. Signed F Greg Smith for the remainder of the season.

DETROIT PISTONS – Announced the resignation of president of basketball operations Joe Dumars, who will remain as an advisor.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed FB Chris Pressley.

DETROIT LIONS – Claimed DE Kourtnei Brown off waivers from Buffalo.

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS – Announced the retirement of OL Marwan Hage.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL – Fined Philadelphia F Scott Hartnell $5,000 for spearing Carolina D Brett Bellemore during Sunday's game.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Reassigned D Thomas Larkin to Springfield (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Assigned G Petr Mrazek to Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned D Richard Nedomlel and G Jared Coreau from Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Reassigned D Colby Robak to San Antonio (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Reassigned F Stefan Fournier from Wheeling (ECHL) to Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Announced they will not renew the contract of coach Barry Trotz.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Assigned Fs Mike Sislo and Tim Sestito and D Jon Merrill and Adam Larsson to Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Reassigned D Ryan Pulock to Bridgeport (AHL). Returned Fs John Persson, Johan Sundstrom, Mike Halmo, Justin Johnson and Brett Gallant and D Scott Mayfield and Matt Donovan to Bridgeport.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Reassigned D Julien Brouillette and C Peter LeBlanc to Hershey (AHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Released F Jesse Root from an amateur tryout agreement.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Announced Fs Logan Shaw, Wade Megan and Trevor Lewis have been reassigned to Cincinnati (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Recalled F Alex Aleardi from Evansville (ECHL).

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

CHIVAS USA – Signed D Michael Nwiloh.

National Women's Soccer League

SKY BLUE FC – Signed M Meg Morris.

WINTER SPORTS

USA LUGE – Elected Dwight Bell president, Erin Warren treasurer and Mary Ann Deignan secretary.

COLLEGE

NCAA – Promoted Jonathan Duncan to vice president of enforcement.

ARKANSAS – Named Christy Smith assistant women's basketball coach.

CLEMSON – Dismissed QB Chad Kelly.

GEORGETOWN – Named Natasha Adair women's basketball coach.

HOFSTRA – Named Sarah Dalrymple assistant field hockey coach.

MAINE – Fired men's basketball coach Ted Woodward.

MICHIGAN STATE – Announced sophomore G Gary Harris will enter the NBA draft.

OAKLAND – Announced men's basketball G Max Hooper is transferring from St. John's.

OHIO STATE – Announced men's basketball C Trevor Thompson is transferring from Virginia Tech.

UT MARTIN – Named Jermaine Johnson and Thomas Gray men's assistant basketball coaches.

WNBA

2014 Draft

At Mohegan Sun

Uncasville, Conn.

First Round

1. Connecticut, Chiney Ogwumike, F, Stanford

2. Tulsa, Odyssey Sims, G, Baylor

3. San Antonio, Kayla McBride, F, Notre Dame

4. Connecticut (from New York), Alyssa Thomas, F, Maryland

5. Indiana, Natasha Howard, F, Florida State

6. Washington, Stefanie Dolson, C, UConn

7. Seattle, Bria Hartley, G, UConn

8. Atlanta, Shoni Schimmel, G, Louisville

9. Phoenix, Natalie Achonwa, F, Notre Dame

10. Chicago, Markeisha Gatling, C, NC State

11. Los Angeles, Chelsea Gray, G, Duke

12. Minnesota, Tricia Liston, F, Duke

Second Round

13. Tulsa, Jordan Hooper, F, Nebraska

14. New York, Tyaunna Marshall, G, Gerogia Tech

15. Minnesota, Asya Bussie, C, West Virginia

16. San Antonio, Astou Dnour, C, Spain

17. Phoenix, Tiffany Bias, G, Oklahoma State

18. Atlanta, Inga Orekhova, G, USF

19. Seattle, Michelle Plouffe, F, Utah

20. Atlanta, Cassie Harberts, F, Southern Cal

21. Phoenix, Maggie Lucas, G, Penn State

22. Chicago, Gennifer Brandon, F, California

23. Los Angeles, Jennifer Hamson, C, BYU

24. Minnesota, Christine Foggie, G, Vanderbilt

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Baseball America Poll

Record Pvs

1. Virginia 30-6 2

2. Louisiana-Lafayette 34-4 3

3. Cal Poly 30-5 3

4. Florida State 27-8 1

5. Oregon State 27-7 6

6. Texas 29-8 7

7. Washington 24-7 9

8. Alabama 24-11 10

9. Florida 23-13 15

10. Louisville 27-8 13

11. South Carolina 28-7 5

12. LSU 27-9 16

13. Mississippi 29-9 19

14. Houston 26-9 8

15. Miami 25-12 24

16. Rice 26-12 21

17. UC Santa Barbara 22-8 22

18. Vanderbilt 27-10 11

19. Kentucky 23-13 12

20. UNLV 25-11 20

21. Indiana 21-11 23

22. Clemson 21-14 14

23. Oregon 27-10 25

24. Mississippi State 22-15 17

25. Georgia Tech 23-14 –

Sportlight

April 15

1918–Babe Ruth pitched a four-hitter for Boston in the season opener and drove in two runs in a 7-1 win over Philadelphia.

1937–The Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-0 to take the Stanley Cup in the fifth and final game.

1952–The Detroit Red Wings beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 to capture the Stanley Cup. The Red Wings holds the Canadiens to two goals in the four-game sweep.

1984–Ben Crenshaw wins the Masters by two strokes over Tom Watson.

1991–Magic Johnson sets an NBA record for career assists in a 112-106 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Johnson, who needed nine assists to break Oscar Robertson's record of 9,887, gets 19.

2005–Roger Federer's 25-match winning streak ends when French teenager Richard Gasquet saves three match points before capturing a third-set tiebreaker at the Monte Carlo Masters. Federer's 35-1 record this year is the best start on the men's tour since John McEnroe was 39-0 in 1984.

AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS

East Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

New York 7 6 .538 – – 6-4 W-2 4-3 3-3

Toronto 7 6 .538 – – 5-5 W-1 3-3 4-3

Tampa Bay 7 7 .500 ½ ½ 5-5 L-2 4-3 3-4

Baltimore 6 7 .462 1 1 5-5 W-1 3-4 3-3

Boston 5 8 .385 2 2 3-7 L-2 2-4 3-4

Central Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Detroit 6 4 .600 – – 6-4 L-1 4-1 2-3

Chicago 7 6 .538 ½ – 5-5 W-1 5-2 2-4

Minnesota 6 6 .500 1 ½ 6-4 W-3 3-3 3-3

Cleveland 6 7 .462 1½ 1 4-6 L-1 3-3 3-4

Kansas City 4 7 .364 2½ 2 4-6 L-3 4-2 0-5

West Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Oakland 8 4 .667 – – 7-3 W-2 3-3 5-1

Seattle 6 5 .545 1½ – 5-5 L-2 2-3 4-2

Los Angeles 6 6 .500 2 ½ 6-4 W-1 2-4 4-2

Texas 6 6 .500 2 ½ 5-5 W-1 4-2 2-4

Houston 5 8 .385 3½ 2 3-7 L-1 3-4 2-4

MONDAY

Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 1

Seattle at Texas, late

Oakland at L.A. Angels, late

SUNDAY

Cincinnati 12, Tampa Bay 4

Toronto 11, Baltimore 3

Chicago White Sox 4, Cleveland 3

Minnesota 4, Kansas City 3

Texas 1, Houston 0

L.A. Angels 14, N.Y. Mets 2

San Diego 5, Detroit 1

Oakland 3, Seattle 0

N.Y. Yankees 3, Boston 2

TUESDAY

Chicago Cubs (Hammel 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 1-0), 7:05

Tampa Bay (Odorizzi 1-1) at Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 0-1), 7:05

Cleveland (McAllister 1-0) at Detroit (A.Sanchez 0-0), 7:08

Seattle (Beavan 0-0) at Texas (R.Ross 0-0), 8:05

Boston (Peavy 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Er.Johnson 0-1), 8:10

Kansas City (Ventura 0-0) at Houston (Harrell 0-2), 8:10

Toronto (Morrow 1-1) at Minnesota (Hughes 0-0), 8:10

Oakland (Straily 1-1) at L.A. Angels (Richards 2-0), 10:05

NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS

East Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Atlanta 9 4 .692 – – 7-3 W-4 4-2 5-2

Washington 8 5 .615 1 – 5-5 W-1 4-2 4-3

Philadelphia 6 7 .462 3 2 5-5 L-1 3-4 3-3

New York 5 7 .417 3½ 2½ 5-5 L-1 2-4 3-3

Miami 5 9 .357 4½ 3½ 2-8 L-8 5-3 0-6

Central Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Milwaukee 10 3 .769 – – 9-1 L-1 4-3 6-0

St. Louis 8 5 .615 2 – 6-4 W-3 4-2 4-3

Pittsburgh 6 6 .500 3½ 1½ 4-6 L-3 4-2 2-4

Chicago 4 8 .333 5½ 3½ 4-6 L-2 2-4 2-4

Cincinnati 4 8 .333 5½ 3½ 3-7 W-1 2-4 2-4

West Division

W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away

Los Angeles 9 4 .692 – – 7-3 W-3 2-3 7-1

San Francisco 8 5 .615 1 – 6-4 W-1 3-3 5-2

Colorado 6 7 .462 3 2 5-5 L-1 4-2 2-5

San Diego 5 7 .417 3½ 2½ 4-6 W-1 3-3 2-4

Arizona 4 11 .267 6 5 3-7 L-3 1-8 3-3

MONDAY

Atlanta 9, Philadelphia 6

Washington 9, Miami 2

Cincinnati 0, Pittsburgh 0, tie, 0 innings, susp., rain

St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 0

N.Y. Mets at Arizona, late

Colorado at San Diego, late

SUNDAY

Cincinnati 12, Tampa Bay 4

Philadelphia 4, Miami 3

Atlanta 10, Washington 2

Milwaukee 4, Pittsburgh 1

St. Louis 6, Chicago Cubs 4

L.A. Angels 14, N.Y. Mets 2

San Francisco 5, Colorado 4, 10 innings

San Diego 5, Detroit 1

L.A. Dodgers 8, Arizona 6

TUESDAY

Atlanta (Hale 0-0) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 2-1), 7:05

Chicago Cubs (Hammel 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 1-0), 7:05

Pittsburgh (Cole 2-0) at Cincinnati (Leake 1-1), 7:10

Washington (Strasburg 1-1) at Miami (Koehler 1-1), 7:10

St. Louis (S.Miller 0-2) at Milwaukee (Estrada 1-0), 8:10

N.Y. Mets (Mejia 1-0) at Arizona (Arroyo 1-0), 9:40

Colorado (Morales 0-1) at San Diego (Erlin 1-0), 10:10

L.A. Dodgers (Undecided) at San Francisco (Lincecum 0-1), 10:15

BOX SCORES

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Orioles 7, Rays 1

Tampa Bay AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Zobrist 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .280

De.Jennings cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .239

Forsythe dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 .179

b-DeJesus ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167

Longoria 3b 4 0 1 1 0 2 .308

Myers rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .217

Loney 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .227

Guyer lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .182

J.Molina c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067

Y.Escobar ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .191

Hanigan c 2 0 0 0 0 1 .172

a-Joyce ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .344

Totals 30 1 6 1 3 6

Baltimore AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Markakis rf 5 0 0 0 0 1 .246

N.Cruz dh 5 2 2 1 0 1 .267

C.Davis 1b 3 0 1 1 1 1 .283

A.Jones cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .240

Wieters c 4 2 3 1 0 0 .366

Lough lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .143

Hardy ss 4 2 3 1 0 1 .286

Lombardozzi 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .295

Flaherty 3b 4 1 2 2 0 1 .189

Totals 37 7 13 7 1 8

Tampa Bay 000 001 000 –1 6 0

Baltimore 132 010 00x –7 13 0

a-grounded out for Hanigan in the 7th.

LOB–Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 7. 2B–Loney (4), N.Cruz (4), C.Davis (4), Wieters (2), Hardy 2 (2). RBIs–Longoria (6), N.Cruz (7), C.Davis (8), Wieters (8), Hardy (1), Lombardozzi (2), Flaherty 2 (2).

DP–Baltimore 3 (Lombardozzi, Hardy, C.Davis), (Lombardozzi, Hardy, C.Davis), (Lombardozzi, Hardy, C.Davis).

Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Archer L, 1-1 5 12 7 7 1 6 95 4.50

Boxberger 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 0.00

Lueke 2 1 0 0 0 1 14 4.70

Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

W.Chen W, 2-1 61/3 5 1 1 2 4 99 4.76

Meek 12/3 1 0 0 0 1 21 0.00

O'Day 1 0 0 0 1 1 10 0.00

Inherited runners-scored–Meek 1-0.

T–2:46. A–15,799.

SUNDAY

Yankees 3, Red Sox 2

Boston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Sizemore lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 .343

Bogaerts ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .283

D.Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .260

Napoli 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 .300

Nava rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .140

Pierzynski c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .314

R.Roberts 3b 3 1 2 0 0 0 .182

a-Carp ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .231

Bradley Jr. cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .273

J.Herrera 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 .211

Totals 35 2 9 2 1 7

New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Gardner lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 .295

Beltran rf-1b 4 1 3 2 0 0 .311

Ellsbury cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .362

A.Soriano dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .222

McCann c 3 1 1 0 1 0 .205

Solarte 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .357

K.Johnson 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .263

Cervelli 1b 2 0 0 1 0 0 .188

1-I.Suzuki pr-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .421

Anna ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .176

Totals 31 3 8 3 3 2

Boston 010 001 000 –2 9 0

New York 002 100 00x –3 8 0

a-struck out for R.Roberts in the 8th.

1-ran for Cervelli in the 4th.

LOB–Boston 8, New York 7. 2B–Napoli (2), Beltran (5), Ellsbury (4), McCann (1). HR–Napoli (3), off Nova Beltran (3), off Doubront. RBIs–Napoli (9), J.Herrera (2), Beltran 2 (8), Cervelli (1).

DP–Boston 1 (Bradley Jr., Bradley Jr., R.Roberts).

Boston IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Doubront L, 1-2 62/3 7 3 3 3 2 101 6.75

Capuano 11/3 1 0 0 0 0 17 0.00

New York IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Nova W, 2-1 71/3 8 2 2 0 4 97 5.94

Thornton H, 41/3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.00

Phelps H, 21/3 1 0 0 1 1 21 5.68

Kelley S, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 2 15 2.84

Inherited runners-scored–Capuano 1-0. HBP–by Phelps (Pierzynski). WP–Doubront.

T–3:08. A–46,081.

AL LEADERS

BATTING—AlRamirez, Chicago, .420; Kubel, Minnesota, .385; Wieters, Baltimore, .366; Ellsbury, New York, .362; Solarte, New York, .357; RDavis, Detroit, .345; Gillaspie, Chicago, .341.

RUNS—Eaton, Chicago, 14; Dozier, Minnesota, 13; Bautista, Toronto, 11; AlRamirez, Chicago, 11; Plouffe, Minnesota, 9; Semien, Chicago, 9; Trout, Los Angeles, 9; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 9.

RBI—Abreu, Chicago, 14; Colabello, Minnesota, 14; Ibanez, Los Angeles, 12; AlRamirez, Chicago, 12; Moss, Oakland, 11; DavMurphy, Cleveland, 11; Brantley, Cleveland, 10.

HITS—AlRamirez, Chicago, 21; MeCabrera, Toronto, 20; Eaton, Chicago, 17; Ellsbury, New York, 17; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 16; Trout, Los Angeles, 16; 5 tied at 15.

DOUBLES—DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 6; Solarte, New York, 6; Beltran, New York, 5; ACabrera, Cleveland, 5; Colabello, Minnesota, 5; SPerez, Kansas City, 5; 17 tied at 4.

TRIPLES—Aoki, Kansas City, 2; Aybar, Los Angeles, 2; Fuld, Oakland, 2; 29 tied at 1.

HOME RUNS—Bautista, Toronto, 5; Abreu, Chicago, 4; MeCabrera, Toronto, 4; Dozier, Minnesota, 4; Trout, Los Angeles, 4; 16 tied at 3.

STOLEN BASES—Ellsbury, New York, 6; RDavis, Detroit, 5; Altuve, Houston, 4; Andrus, Texas, 4; 8 tied at 3.

PITCHING—Buehrle, Toronto, 3-0; FHernandez, Seattle, 3-0; Sale, Chicago, 3-0; 19 tied at 2.

ERA–Darvish, Texas, 0.00; Feldman, Houston, 0.44; Richards, Los Angeles, 0.75; Tillman, Baltimore, 0.84; Buehrle, Toronto, 0.86; Gray, Oakland, 0.95; JChavez, Oakland, 1.38.

STRIKEOUTS—FHernandez, Seattle, 30; Scherzer, Detroit, 25; CWilson, Los Angeles, 24; Price, Tampa Bay, 22; Sabathia, New York, 21; Lester, Boston, 20; Gray, Oakland, 19; Kazmir, Oakland, 19; Sale, Chicago, 19.

SAVES—Balfour, Tampa Bay, 4; Santos, Toronto, 4; Axford, Cleveland, 4; Holland, Kansas City, 3; Rodney, Seattle, 3; TomHunter, Baltimore, 3; Perkins, Minnesota, 3; Kelley, New York, 3.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Nationals 9, Marlins 2

Washington AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Rendon 3b 5 0 2 3 0 0 .346

Frandsen lf 4 0 0 0 1 1 .368

Werth rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 .319

Harper cf 4 1 3 1 0 0 .348

Souza cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Desmond ss 5 1 1 0 0 2 .231

T.Moore 1b 5 1 3 2 0 0 .375

Espinosa 2b 4 2 2 1 0 1 .346

Leon c 5 2 2 2 0 1 .150

Zimmermann p 3 1 2 0 0 1 .500

Treinen p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000

Totals 42 9 16 9 1 8

Miami AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Yelich cf 4 0 2 0 0 1 .302

Dietrich 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .300

Stanton rf 4 0 2 0 0 2 .305

G.Jones 1b 3 1 1 1 1 2 .231

McGehee 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .280

Caminero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 – a-Dobbs ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .111

Cishek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Saltalamacchia c 3 1 1 0 1 0 .282

R.Johnson lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 .214

Hechavarria ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .327

Hand p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Slowey p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000

Je.Baker 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .107

Totals 34 2 8 2 2 10

Washington 131 000 400 –9 16 0

Miami 010 001 000 –2 8 1

a-struck out for Caminero in the 8th.

E–G.Jones (2). LOB–Washington 9, Miami 7. 2B–Rendon (5), Werth (3), Harper 2 (3), T.Moore (1), Espinosa (4), Stanton (4), Saltalamacchia (4). 3B–Rendon (2), Harper (1), Espinosa (1). HR–T.Moore (1), off Hand Leon (1), off Slowey G.Jones (2), off Zimmermann. RBIs–Rendon 3 (12), Harper (5), T.Moore 2 (2), Espinosa (1), Leon 2 (3), G.Jones (7), R.Johnson (2). S–Zimmermann.

DP–Washington 1 (Espinosa, T.Moore).

Washington IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Zimmermann W, 1-0 7 6 2 2 1 7 93 5.27

Treinen 2 2 0 0 1 3 33 0.00

Miami IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Hand L, 0-1 3 8 5 5 1 2 62 6.35

Slowey 32/3 7 4 4 0 1 58 4.38

Caminero 11/3 0 0 0 0 3 19 13.50

Cishek 1 1 0 0 0 2 15 0.00

Inherited runners-scored–Caminero 1-0. HBP–by Slowey (Espinosa). WP–Zimmermann. PB–Leon.

T–2:56. A–18,788.

Braves 9, Phillies 6

Atlanta AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Heyward rf 3 0 1 0 2 0 .160

B.Upton cf 3 1 0 0 2 0 .180

Freeman 1b 4 2 0 0 1 1 .404

J.Upton lf 4 1 0 0 1 3 .354

Gattis c 5 2 2 3 0 1 .303

Uggla 2b 4 2 2 5 1 0 .222

Simmons ss 5 1 3 1 0 0 .341

R.Pena 3b 3 0 1 0 2 2 .250

E.Santana p 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167

Thomas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Varvaro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

b-Doumit ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125

Avilan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

c-C.Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .239

D.Carpenter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Totals 36 9 9 9 9 8

Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Gwynn Jr. cf 4 1 1 0 1 2 .333

Rollins ss 3 1 1 0 1 2 .283

Utley 2b 5 1 2 0 0 2 .489

Howard 1b 4 1 1 1 0 3 .224

Byrd rf 4 1 2 2 0 1 .278

D.Brown lf 3 1 1 3 1 1 .304

Ruiz c 3 0 0 0 1 0 .225

Asche 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .189

Diekman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

R.Hernandez p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000

Hollands p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

a-Mayberry ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250

Rosenberg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Lu.Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Galvis 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Totals 34 6 8 6 4 14

Atlanta 000 002 034 –9 9 2

Philadelphia 010 000 050 –6 8 2

a-struck out for Hollands in the 7th. b-grounded out for Varvaro in the 8th. c-struck out for Avilan in the 9th.

E–Uggla (3), Gattis (2), Ruiz 2 (2). LOB–Atlanta 9, Philadelphia 6. 2B–R.Pena (1), Utley (7), Byrd (2). 3B–Simmons (2). HR–Gattis (2), off R.Hernandez Gattis (3), off Rosenberg Uggla (1), off Rosenberg Simmons (2), off Rosenberg Uggla (2), off Diekman Howard (3), off E.Santana D.Brown (1), off Avilan. RBIs–Gattis 3 (6), Uggla 5 (10), Simmons (6), Howard (7), Byrd 2 (10), D.Brown 3 (8). SB–Heyward (4), B.Upton 2 (3). S–Rollins.

DP–Atlanta 1 (Uggla, Simmons) Philadelphia 1 (R.Hernandez, Asche, Ruiz, Utley).

Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

E.Santana 6 4 1 1 2 11 96 0.64

Thomas H, 1 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 12 2.08

Varvaro H, 1 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 4 2.70

Avilan W, 3-1 1 4 5 5 1 1 25 13.50

D.Carpenter S, 1-1 1 0 0 0 1 1 17 4.50

Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

R.Hernandez 6 4 2 2 6 3 118 3.86

Hollands 1 0 0 0 1 1 15 1.42

Rosenberg 0 3 3 3 0 0 17 6.23

Lu.Garcia 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 0.00

Diekman L, 1-1 BS, 2-2 1 2 4 4 2 3 28 8.59

Rosenberg pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

Inherited runners-scored–Varvaro 1-0. IBB–off R.Hernandez (R.Pena). WP–Avilan.

T–3:41. A–26,516.

Cardinals 4, Brewers 0

St. Louis AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

M.Carpenter 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 .283

Descalso 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .125

Wong 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .255

Holliday lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250

Ma.Adams 1b 4 0 3 0 0 0 .360

Craig rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .133

Jh.Peralta ss 4 2 2 1 0 1 .150

C.Martinez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Jay cf 4 1 1 3 0 1 .200

T.Cruz c 4 0 2 0 0 0 .500

Lynn p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000

Kozma ss 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333

Totals 35 4 11 4 1 6

Milwaukee AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

C.Gomez cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .345

Segura ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 .261

Braun rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .271

Ar.Ramirez 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .358

Lucroy c 4 0 0 0 0 2 .326

Overbay 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .100

Gennett 2b 2 0 0 0 1 2 .258

L.Schafer lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .174

Garza p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000

a-Mar.Reynolds 1 0 0 0 0 1 .226

Duke p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Wooten p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Wang p 0 0 0 0 0 0 –

Totals 30 0 3 0 3 12

St. Louis 010 003 000 –4 11 1

Milwaukee 000 000 000 –0 3 0

a-struck out for Garza in the 7th.

E–Jh.Peralta (3). LOB–St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 6. 2B–Ma.Adams (6), Segura (2), L.Schafer (3). HR–Jh.Peralta (3), off Garza Jay (1), off Garza. RBIs–Jh.Peralta (6), Jay 3 (7). S–Lynn.

GIDP–Jh.Peralta, Braun.

DP–St. Louis 1 (Jh.Peralta, Wong, Ma.Adams) Milwaukee 1 (Ar.Ramirez, Gennett, Overbay).

St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Lynn W, 3-0 7 3 0 0 3 11 114 4.00

C.Martinez 2 0 0 0 0 1 17 1.86

Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Garza L, 0-2 7 9 4 4 1 6 102 3.43

Duke1/3 0 0 0 0 0 3 4.50

Wooten2/3 1 0 0 0 0 8 0.00

Wang 1 1 0 0 0 0 13 0.00

T–2:48. A–27,090.

NL LEADERS

BATTING—Utley, Philadelphia, .500; Blackmon, Colorado, .488; Freeman, Atlanta, .442; Pagan, San Francisco, .412; DGordon, Los Angeles, .400; Bonifacio, Chicago, .392; JUpton, Atlanta, .386.

RBI—Trumbo, Arizona, 18; Stanton, Miami, 16; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 14; CGonzalez, Colorado, 13; Rendon, Washington, 12; McGehee, Miami, 11; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 11.

HITS—Pagan, San Francisco, 21; Blackmon, Colorado, 20; Bonifacio, Chicago, 20; Utley, Philadelphia, 20; Freeman, Atlanta, 19; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 19; CGomez, Milwaukee, 19; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 19; Uribe, Los Angeles, 19.

DOUBLES—Goldschmidt, Arizona, 7; Uribe, Los Angeles, 7; Hill, Arizona, 6; Lucroy, Milwaukee, 6; HRamirez, Los Angeles, 6; Utley, Philadelphia, 6; 7 tied at 5.

HOME RUNS—Trumbo, Arizona, 6; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 5; Belt, San Francisco, 5; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 5; Freeman, Atlanta, 4; CGomez, Milwaukee, 4; CGonzalez, Colorado, 4; Stanton, Miami, 4; JUpton, Atlanta, 4.

ERA–Gallardo, Milwaukee, 0.96; Harang, Atlanta, 0.96; Simon, Cincinnati, 1.20; Samardzija, Chicago, 1.29; Cashner, San Diego, 1.29; Volquez, Pittsburgh, 1.29; AWood, Atlanta, 1.89; Wacha, St. Louis, 1.89.

STRIKEOUTS—Strasburg, Washington, 28; Wainwright, St. Louis, 24; Fernandez, Miami, 23; Cueto, Cincinnati, 23; Cashner, San Diego, 22; Ryu, Los Angeles, 22; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 21; Greinke, Los Angeles, 21; Lohse, Milwaukee, 21.

SAVES—Kimbrel, Atlanta, 5; Rosenthal, St. Louis, 4; FRodriguez, Milwaukee, 4; Jansen, Los Angeles, 4; AReed, Arizona, 3; Grilli, Pittsburgh, 3; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 3; Romo, San Francisco, 3; Street, San Diego, 3.

This Date In Baseball

April 15

1909–Leon Ames of the New York Giants pitched a no-hitter for 9 1-3 innings on opening day, but lost 3-0 to Brooklyn in 13 innings.

1915–Rube Marquard of the New York Giants no-hit the Brooklyn Dodgers, winning 2-0.

1947–Jackie Robinson played his first major league game, for the Dodgers. He went 0-for-3, but scored the deciding run in a 5-3 victory over the Boston Braves in Brooklyn. He was the first black to appear in the majors since 1884.

1957–President Eisenhower opened the 1956 season by tossing the first ball at Griffith Stadium in Washington. The ball was the 10 millionth Spalding baseball to be used in major league play.

1958–Major league baseball came to California, with the transplanted Giants and Dodgers playing the first game on the Pacific Coast. Playing in Seals Stadium in San Francisco, Ruben Gomez blanked Los Angeles 8-0.

1968–Houston and the New York Mets played 24 innings in a night game in the Astrodome before the Astros won 1-0. The game lasted more than six hours.

1976–New York opened refurbished Yankee Stadium with an 11-4 rout of the Minnesota Twins.

1987–Juan Nieves threw the first no-hitter in Brewers history as Milwaukee beat Baltimore 7-0.

1993–Sparky Anderson earned his 2,000th victory as a manager when the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2.

1993–Andre Dawson became the 25th player to hit 400 home runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3.

1998–The first AL-NL doubleheader was held in New York's Shea Stadium. The New York Yankees beat the Anaheim Angels 6-3, and the New York Mets edged the Chicago Cubs 2-1. The Yankees had a crowd of 40,743; the Mets' game at night drew 16,012.

2000–Cal Ripken became the 24th player to reach 3,000 hits when he lined a clean single to center off Twins reliever Hector Carrasco. He reached the milestone with his third hit in a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins and became the seventh player in major league history to get 3,000 hits and 400 home runs.

2005–Aaron Heilman pitched a one-hitter in the New York Mets' 4-0 victory over Florida.

2006–Eric Chavez, Frank Thomas, and Milton Bradley all homered on consecutive pitches in Oakland's 5-4 victory over Texas.

2008–Jose Lopez became the 12th player in major league history to hit three sacrifice flies in a game, and the Seattle Mariners tied the team record for five sac flies in an 11-6 victory over Kansas City.

2009–Ian Kinsler of Texas became the fourth player in team history to hit for the cycle, and was 6-for-6 in Texas' 19-6 win over Baltimore.

2010–Florida's Jorge Cantu extended his major league season-opening record to 10 games with a hit in a 10-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

2011–Texas tied an AL record by turning six double plays and the Rangers picked up where they left off last October, beating the New York Yankees 5-3. This was the 15th time an AL team made six DPs in a game. The major league mark for double plays in a game is seven by San Francisco in 1969.

2011–Brennan Boesch hit a go-ahead two-run double with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and Detroit rallied to beat Oakland 8-4 for manager Jim Leyland's 1,500th career win. Leyland became the 19th major league manager to reach 1,500 wins, doing so on his first attempt.

Today's birthdays: Adeiny Hechavarria, 25; Chris Tillman, 26; John Danks, 29.


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