Tuesday | September 27, 2016
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Major League Baseball

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 18 7 .720 —

Baltimore 15 10 .600 3

New York 15 10 .600 3

Tampa Bay 12 13 .480 6

Toronto 9 17 .346 9½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 14 10 .583 —

Kansas City 13 10 .565 ½

Minnesota 11 11 .500 2

Cleveland 10 13 .435 3½

Chicago 10 14 .417 4

West Division

W L Pct GB

Texas 16 9 .640 —

Oakland 14 12 .538 2½

Seattle 11 16 .407 6

Los Angeles 9 15 .375 6½

Houston 8 18 .308 8½

Monday’s Games

Houston 9, N.Y. Yankees 1

Detroit 4, Minnesota 3

Cleveland 9, Kansas City 0

L.A. Angels at Oakland, late

Baltimore at Seattle, late

Today’s Games

Houston (Humber 0-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 3-1), 1:05 p.m.

Minnesota (Worley 0-3) at Detroit (Verlander 2-2), 1:05 p.m.

Boston (Lester 4-0) at Toronto (Morrow 0-2), 1:07 p.m.

Philadelphia (Halladay 2-2) at Cleveland (McAllister 1-3), 1:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-0) at Texas (Darvish 4-1), 2:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Cobb 3-1) at Kansas City (Shields 1-2), 2:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Richards 1-1) at Oakland (Parker 0-4), 4:05 p.m.

Baltimore (Hammel 3-1) at Seattle (Maurer 2-3), 4:10 p.m.

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 16 9 .640 —

Washington 13 13 .500 3½

Philadelphia 12 14 .462 4½

New York 10 13 .435 5

Miami 6 19 .240 10

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Pittsburgh 15 11 .577 —

St. Louis 14 11 .560 ½

Cincinnati 15 12 .556 ½

Milwaukee 13 11 .542 1

Chicago 10 15 .400 4½

West Division

W L Pct GB

Arizona 15 10 .600 —

Colorado 15 10 .600 —

San Francisco 13 12 .520 2

Los Angeles 12 12 .500 2½

San Diego 9 16 .360 6

Monday’s Games

Atlanta 3, Washington 2

N.Y. Mets at Miami, late

Chicago Cubs 5, San Diego 3

Milwaukee 10, Pittsburgh 4

Cincinnati 2, St. Louis 1

San Francisco at Arizona, late

Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, late

Today’s Games

N.Y. Mets (Hefner 0-2) at Miami (Slowey 0-2), 1:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Halladay 2-2) at Cleveland (McAllister 1-3), 1:10 p.m.

Washington (G.Gonzalez 2-1) at Atlanta (Hudson 2-1), 1:10 p.m.

San Diego (Volquez 1-3) at Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 0-3), 2:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 2-2) at Milwaukee (Estrada 2-1), 2:10 p.m.

Cincinnati (Arroyo 2-2) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 2-1), 2:15 p.m.

San Francisco (Bumgarner 3-0) at Arizona (Cahill 1-3), 3:40 p.m.

Colorado (J.De La Rosa 2-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 2-1), 4:10 p.m.


Saturday’s Games

Chicago 142, Brooklyn 134, 3OT

Memphis 104, L.A. Clippers 83, series tied 2-2

Atlanta 90, Indiana 69

Oklahoma City 104, Houston 101, Oklahoma City leads series 3-0

Sunday’s Games

Boston 97, New York 90, New York leads series 3-1

Miami 88, Milwaukee 77, Miami wins series 4-0

San Antonio 103, L.A. Lakers 82, San Antonio wins series 4-0

Golden State 115, Denver 101, Golden State leads series 3-1.

Monday’s Games

Brooklyn 110, Chicago 91, Chicago leads series 3-2

Atlanta 102, Indiana 91, series tied 2-2

Oklahoma City at Houston, late

Tuesday’s Games

Golden State at Denver, 2 p.m.

Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

x-Boston at New York, TBA

Atlanta at Indiana, TBA

x-Houston at Oklahoma City, 2 or 3:30 p.m.

Monday’s Sports



American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHP Daniel Bard to Portland (EL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned LHP Scott Barnes to Columbus (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned LHP Will Smith to Omaha (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed LHP Sean Burnett on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 27. Reinstated RHP Tommy Hanson from the bereavement list. Traded C Chris Snyder to Baltimore for RHP Rob Delaney.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled RHP Dan Straily from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned RHP Jesse Chavez to Sacramento.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Activated OF Michael Saunders 15-day DL. Optioned OF Carlos Peguero.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Announced LHP Aaron Laffey refused an outright assignment to Buffalo (IL) and elected to become a free agent.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Placed OF Chris Heisey on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Donald Lutz from Pensacola (SL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Selected the contract of RHP Seth Maness from Memphis (PCL). Optioned LHP Marc Rzepczynski to Memphis.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Acivated C Wilson Ramos from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Jhonatan Solano to Syracuse (IL).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP John Holdzkom and LHP Greg Miller.

EL PASO DIABLOS — Released C Pat Trettel.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed C Jeremy Mayo.


Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed LHP R.J. Fondon, OF Gary Owens, and RHP Marty Popham. Released RHP Mike Lawlor.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed LHP Gregg Downing.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Released RHP Ryan Krumlauf.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Acquired RHP Tommy Mendoza from Southern Maryland (Atlantic) for future considerations.



National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled C Tim Ohlbrecht from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).


National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released G Adam Snyder and G Jeremiah Warren. Agreed to terms with WR Jaron Brown, WR Dan Buckner, OT Joe Caprioglio, LB Kenny Demens, LB Dan Giordano, S Javon Harris, CB Josh Hill, S Tony Jefferson, OT Jamaal Johnson-Webb, LB Korey Jones, WR Javone Lawson, WR Michael Rios, NT Padric Scott, WR Tyler Shaw, CB Prentiss Waggner and CB Ronnie Yell.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed K Casey Barth, LB Joplo Bartu, FB Devonte Campbell, LB Nick Clancy, QB Seth Doege, WR Rashad Evans, FB Deon Goggins, OG Theo Goins, DE Cam Henderson, DT Neal Huynh, WR Darius Johnson, OT Terren Jones, WR Martel Moore, DT Adam Replogle, RB Donald Russell, S Troy Sanders, OT Alec Savoie, OT Ryan Schraeder, P Sean Sellwood, C Matt Smith, CB Momo Thomas, DE Brandon Thurmond, RB Ronnie Wingo and LB Paul Worrilow.

BUFFALO BILLS — Traded LB Kelvin Sheppard to Indianapolis for LB Jerry Hughes. Agreed to terms with G Zack Chibane, LB Keith Pough, DE Izaan Cross, CB Nickell Robey, DB Jordan Dangerfield, CB Kip Edwards, CB Jumal Rolle, RB Kendall Gaskins, FB Drew Smith, WR Brandon Kaufman, DT Aaron Tipoti, CB Vernon Kearney, QB Jeff Tuel, WR Kevin Norrell and C Ryan Turnley. Released QB Aaron Corp, OT Adam Grant, K Chris Koepplin and TE Joe Sawyer.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released G Joe Gibbs.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived DE Jerome Long and WR Jerrell Jackson. Fired director of player personnel Terry McDonough, director of pro personnel Louis Clark and regional scout Chris Prescott.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed CB Jacob Lacey and DE Lawrence Jackson. Waived P T.J. Conley.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released WR Jeremy Ebert, FB Tony Fiammetta, TE Brad Herman, DL Tracy Robertson and DB Malcolm Williams.

NEW YORK JETS — Waived QB Tim Tebow. Signed G Stephen Peterman. Agreed to terms with WR Zach Rogers, WR Ryan Spadola, WR K.J. Stroud, WR Antavious Wilson, TE Chris Pantale, TE Mike Shanahan, OL Dalton Freeman, OL Trey Gilleo, OL Mark Popek, DL Roosevelt Holliday, DL Jake McDonough, DL Spencer Nealy, LB Troy Davis, DB Mike Edwards and DB Rontez Miles.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Agreed to terms with LB Billy Boyko, DB Adrian Bushell, P Bobby Cowan, C Deveric Gallington, S Shelton Johnson, TE Brian Leonhardt, G Lamar Mady, WR Sam McGuffie, QB Kyle Padron, LS Adam Steiner, DT Kurt Taufa’asau, WR Conner Vernon, OT John Wetzel and RB Deonte Williams.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Agreed to terms with LB Jake Knott, RB Miguel Maysonet, C Kyle Quinn, DL Isaac Remington, WR Russell Shepard, DL Damion Square, G Matt Tobin, RB Matthew Tucker and P Brad Wing. Released TE Evan Moore.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Agreed to terms with WR Jerry Johnson, CB Deveron Carr, TE Evan Landi, CB Rashaan Melvin, WR D.J. Monroe, LB Willie Moseley, OT Brice Schwab, RB Akeem Shavers, G Adam Smith, CB Branden Smith, OT Nick Speller, OT Jason Weaver and WR Tim Wright.


CREIGHTON — Promoted Steve Merfeld to director of player development for men’s basketball. Named Patrick Sellers men’s assistant basketball coach.

OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN — Named Brandon Troutman men’s graduate assistant basketball coach.

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE — Named Anthony Fallacaro director of athletics and recreation.

TENNESSEE — Signed athletic director Dave Hart to a one-year contract extension.

VANDERBILT — Announced freshman men’s basketball G A.J. Astroth has decided to transfer.

National Hockey League

Daily Playoff Glance

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Today’s Games

Minnesota at Chicago, 2 p.m.

Los Angeles at St. Louis, 2 p.m.

Detroit at Anaheim, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Toronto at Boston, 1 p.m.

NY Islanders at Pittsburgh, 1:30 p.m.

San Jose at Vancouver, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Ottawa at Montreal, 1 p.m.

NY Rangers at Washington, 1:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at St. Louis, 3:30 p.m.

Detroit at Anaheim, 4 p.m.


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