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Major League Baseball

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 57 37 .606 —

Tampa Bay 53 41 .564 4

Baltimore 52 42 .553 5

New York 50 42 .543 6

Toronto 44 48 .478 12

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 51 41 .554 —

Cleveland 49 44 .527 2½

Kansas City 43 47 .478 7

Minnesota 37 52 .416 12½

Chicago 36 53 .404 13½

West Division

W L Pct GB

Oakland 54 38 .587 —

Texas 53 40 .570 1½

Los Angeles 44 46 .489 9

Seattle 40 52 .435 14

Houston 33 59 .359 21

Friday’s Games

Cleveland 3, Kansas City 0

Baltimore 8, Toronto 5

Chicago White Sox at Philadelphia, ppd., rain

Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, late

Detroit 7, Texas 2

Houston 2, Tampa Bay 1

Boston at Oakland, late

L.A. Angels at Seattle, late

Saturday’s Games

Minnesota (Deduno 4-4) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 4-8), 7:05 a.m.

Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 2-6) at Philadelphia (Pettibone 5-3), 9:05 a.m., 1st game

Toronto (Redmond 1-1) at Baltimore (Hammel 7-5), 10:05 a.m.

Houston (Keuchel 4-5) at Tampa Bay (Ro.Hernandez 4-10), 10:10 a.m.

Kansas City (Guthrie 8-6) at Cleveland (Kazmir 4-4), 1:05 p.m.

Texas (D.Holland 7-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 13-0), 1:15 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-5) at Philadelphia (Lannan 2-3), 2:15 p.m., 2nd game

Boston (Lester 8-5) at Oakland (Griffin 7-6), 4:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Weaver 3-4) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 9-4), 4:10 p.m.

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 53 40 .570 —

Washington 47 46 .505 6

Philadelphia 46 47 .495 7

New York 40 49 .449 11

Miami 34 57 .374 18

Central Division

W L Pct GB

St. Louis 56 35 .615 —

Pittsburgh 55 36 .604 1

Cincinnati 52 41 .559 5

Chicago 41 50 .451 15

Milwaukee 37 54 .407 19

West Division

W L Pct GB

Arizona 48 44 .522 —

Los Angeles 46 45 .505 1½

Colorado 44 49 .473 4½

San Francisco 41 50 .451 6½

San Diego 41 52 .441 7½

Friday’s Games

St. Louis 3, Chicago Cubs 2

Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Mets 2, 11 innings

Chicago White Sox at Philadelphia, ppd., rain

Miami 8, Washington 3

Cincinnati 4, Atlanta 2

Milwaukee at Arizona, late

Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, late

San Francisco at San Diego, late

Today’s Games

Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 2-6) at Philadelphia (Pettibone 5-3), 9:05 a.m., 1st game

Cincinnati (H.Bailey 5-7) at Atlanta (Minor 8-4), 10:05 a.m.

Colorado (Chatwood 5-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 7-2), 1:15 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (C.Torres 0-1) at Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 4-6), 1:15 p.m.

St. Louis (Lynn 11-3) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 5-1), 1:15 p.m.

Washington (Haren 4-10) at Miami (Fernandez 5-5), 1:15 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-5) at Philadelphia (Lannan 2-3), 2:15 p.m., 2nd game

Milwaukee (Lohse 5-6) at Arizona (Delgado 1-3), 4:10 p.m.

San Francisco (Lincecum 4-9) at San Diego (Volquez 6-7), 4:10 p.m.

Friday’s Sports



COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended San Francisco RHP Paul Davis (Augusta-SAL) 50 games for a second violation and N.Y. Mets RHP Estarlin Morel (Savannah-SAL) 25 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Josh Stinson to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Jair Jurrjens for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Jairo Asencio from Norfolk.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Adam Plutko on a minor league contract. Optioned RHP Danny Salazar to Columbus (IL). Recalled RHP C.C. Lee from Columbus.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled RHP Jarred Cosart from Oklahoma City (PCL). Agreed to terms with SS Frankeny Fernandez and OF Felix Lucas.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with OF Aaron Judge on a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Assigned INF Adam Rosales outright to Sacramento (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Announced RHP Jeremy Bonderman declined outright assignment and chose free agency. Optioned RHP Erasmo Ramirez to Everett (NWL) and RHP Blake Beavan to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled LHP Bobby LaFramboise and RHP Hector Noesi from Tacoma.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Brett Barber, LHP Jacob Brentz and 1B Rowdy Tellez. Sent OF Melky Cabrera to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Sent C Evan Gattis to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with 3B Kris Bryant on a minor league contract.

COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned OF Tyler Colvin to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reinstated SS Troy Tulowitzki from the 15-day DL. Assigned RHP Joe Gardner outright to Tulsa (TL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Agreed to terms with SS Colin Moran on a minor league contract.

NEW YORK METS — Sent RHP Scott Atchison to Binghamton (EL) for a rehab assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Traded RHP Tim Alderson to Baltimore for 1B/OF Russ Canzler, and optioned Canzler to Indianapolis (IL). Tranferred RHP James McDonald to the 60-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned LHP Mike Kickham to Fresno (PCL). Recalled RHP Jean Machi from Fresno.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Sent RHP Ryan Mattheus to the GCL Nationals for a rehab assignment.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Chandler Barnard.


LAREDO LEMURS — Signed LHP Jon Jones.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released RHP Ben Henry.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Jonathan Rodriguez.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Sold the contract of LHP Ryan Hinson to the Atlanta Braves. Signed RHP Ryan Scoles. Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Reinstated LHP Matt Way to the active list.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Signed INF Joe Poletsky and RHP Aaron Tullo. Released OF Danny Lackner.

Frontier League

FRONTIER GREYS — Signed C Michael Allen.


NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Signed C Alex San Juan. Released C Luis De La Cruz.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed 2B Brian Aanderud. Released INF Andy Scott.


National Basketball Association

BOSTON CELTICS — Traded Fs Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and D.J. White and G Jason Terry to Brooklyn for Fs Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries and Kris Joseph, Gs MarShon Brooks and Keith Bogans and 2014, 2016 and 2018 first-round draft picks.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Agreed to terms with Fs Chase Budinger and Corey Brewer on three-year contracts and F Shabazz Muhammad on a two-year contract.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER — Signed C Steven Adams and G/F Andre Roberson.


National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS — Released FB Lawrence Vickers.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released PR Phillip Livas.


National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS — Signed C Patrice Bergeron to an eight-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Agreed to terms with F Marcus Kruger on a two-year contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Agreed to terms with D Jake Muzzin on a two-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD — Agreed to terms with Ds Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry on one-year, two-way contracts.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Re-signed F Erik Condra to a two-year contract. ECHL



Major League Soccer

TORONTO FC — Announced the retirement of D Danny Califf who will remain with the club as a scout.


NCAA — Accepted Spring Hill College as a Division II member.

BRIDGEPORT — Named Jen Carleton women’s basketball and cross country coach.

LEHIGH — Named Joe Knight director of men’s basketball operations.

SPRING HILL — Accepted an invitation to join the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

TENNESSEE — Named Marco Harris director of men’s basketball operations.


Scottish Open Leading Scores


At Castle Stuart Golf Links

Inverness, Scotland

Purse: $4.48 million

Yardage: 7,193; Par: 72

Second Round

Chris Doak, Scotland 66-66—132

J.B. Hansen, Denmark 68-65—133

Ross Fisher, England 68-65—133

Matthew Southgate, Eng. 69-64—133

Peter Uihlein, U.S. 67-66—133

James Morrison, Eng. 66-68—134

Victor Dubuisson, France 68-66—134

Simon Khan, Eng. 65-69—134

Lorenzo Gagli, Italy 67-67—134

Henrik Stenson, Sweden 70-64—134

Chris Paisley, Eng. 70-65—135

Francesco Molinari, Italy 69-66—135

Phil Mickelson, U.S. 66-70—136

Thorbjorn Olesen, Denmark67-69—136

Richard Sterne, So.Africa 67-69—136

John Parry, Eng. 64-72—136

Niclas Fasth, Sweden 70-66—136

David Horsey, Eng. 69-67—136

Missed cut

Darren Clarke, No. Ireland 69-72—141

Padraig Harrington, Ire. 70-71—141

Ernie Els, So. Africa 72-70—142

Sandy Lyle, Scotland 72-70—142

Michael Thompson, U.S. 72-74—146

Jose Maria Olazabal, Spain74-73—147

Thomas Bjorn, Denmark 72-WD


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