Monday | November 20, 2017
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Pro baseball

Major League Baseball

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 45 38 .542 —

Washington 44 38 .537 ½

Miami 39 43 .476 5½

New York 37 46 .446 8

Philadelphia 36 46 .439 8½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Milwaukee 51 33 .607 —

Cincinnati 43 38 .531 6½

St. Louis 44 39 .530 6½

Pittsburgh 42 40 .512 8

Chicago 35 46 .432 14½

West Division

W L Pct GB

San Francisco 46 36 .561 —

Los Angeles 47 37 .560 —

Colorado 36 47 .434 10½

San Diego 35 47 .427 11

Arizona 35 49 .417 12

Tuesday’s Games

Milwaukee (Estrada 7-4) at Toronto (Hutchison 5-6), 7:07 a.m.

Arizona (Miley 3-6) at Pittsburgh (Locke 1-1), 1:05 p.m.

Colorado (Friedrich 0-2) at Washington (Strasburg 6-6), 1:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 5-8) at Boston (Buchholz 3-4), 1:10 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (Matsuzaka 3-2) at Atlanta (Minor 2-5), 1:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (A.Burnett 5-7) at Miami (H.Alvarez 5-3), 1:10 p.m.

Cincinnati (Leake 6-6) at San Diego (Kennedy 5-9), 4:10 p.m.

Cleveland (Masterson 4-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 5-4), 4:10 p.m.

St. Louis (Gonzales 0-0) at San Francisco (Lincecum 6-5), 4:15 p.m.

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 45 39 .536 —

Baltimore 43 39 .524 1

New York 41 39 .513 2

Boston 38 45 .458 6½

Tampa Bay 35 49 .417 10

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 45 34 .570 —

Kansas City 42 39 .519 4

Cleveland 39 42 .481 7

Chicago 39 44 .470 8

Minnesota 37 43 .463 8½

West Division

W L Pct GB

Oakland 51 31 .622 —

Los Angeles 45 35 .563 5

Seattle 45 38 .542 6½

Texas 37 45 .451 14

Houston 36 48 .429 16

Monday’s Games

Baltimore 7, Texas 1

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, late

Detroit 5, Oakland 4

Chicago Cubs 2, Boston 0

Seattle 10, Houston 4

Kansas City at Minnesota, late

L.A. Angels at Chicago, ppd., rain

Cleveland at L.A. Dodgers, late

Tuesday’s Games

Milwaukee (Estrada 7-4) at Toronto (Hutchison 5-6), 7:07 a.m.

L.A. Angels (Richards 8-2) at Chicago White Sox (Noesi 2-5), 11:10 a.m., 1st game

Tampa Bay (Price 6-7) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 5-5), 1:05 p.m.

Texas (N.Martinez 1-5) at Baltimore (McFarland 0-1), 1:05 p.m.

Oakland (Mills 1-0) at Detroit (Porcello 10-4), 1:08 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 5-8) at Boston (Buchholz 3-4), 1:10 p.m.

Kansas City (Shields 8-3) at Minnesota (Nolasco 4-6), 2:10 p.m.

Seattle (Iwakuma 5-4) at Houston (Cosart 8-5), 2:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Weaver 8-6) at Chicago White Sox (Carroll 2-4), 2:40 p.m., 2nd game

Cleveland (Masterson 4-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 5-4), 4:10 p.m.

Sports Transactions


Major League Baseball

MLB — Suspended free agent minor league RHP Joel Pineiro 50 games after testing positive for Heptaminol, a prohibited stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Assigned RHP Julio Depaula to Bowie (El). Reinstated INF Michael Almanzar from the 60-day DL and designated him for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Ramon Ramirez from Norfolk (IL). Optioned RHP Evan Meek to Norfolk.

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Josh Laxer on a minor league contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Signed OF Raul Ibanez. Recalled INF Christian Colon from Omaha (PCL). Designated INF Pedro Ciriaco and OF Justin Maxwell for assignment. Traded LHP Donnie Joseph to Miami Marlins for cash considerations.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Reinstated INF Trevor Plouffe and INF Eduardo Nunez from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Pedro Florimon to Rochester (IL) and INF Jorge Polanco to Fort Myers (FSL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with RHP Brett Graves, RHP Heath Fillmyer, SS Branden Cogswell, RHP Tyler Willman and 2B Trent Gilbert on minor league contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned OF Stefen Romero to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Taijuan Walker from Tacoma.

TEXAS RANGERS — Purchased the contract of INF Adam Rosales from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned INF Luis Sardinas to Round Rock.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Claimed RHP Cory Burns off waivers from Texas. Designated RHP Angel Sanchez for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent LHP Brett Cecil to Buffalo (IL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Optioned RHP Gus Schlosser to Gwinnett (IL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned RHP Dallas Beeler to Iowa (PCL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed RHP Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 29. Recalled RHP Chad Bettis from Colorado Springs (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Optioned OF Jake Marisnick and RHP Anthony DeSclafani to New Orleans (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Sent RHP Dillon Gee to Brooklyn (NYP) for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Designated RHP Sean O’Sullivan for assignment. Optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Lehigh Valley (IL). Selected the contract of INF Andres Blanco from Lehigh Valley.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned RHP Jorge Rondon to Memphis (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated OF Bryce Harper from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno and RHP Blake Treinen to Syracuse (IL).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Released INF Keith Brachold. Signed RHP Jordan Egan and RHP Adam Maxon.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Sold the contract of SS Nate Samson to Arizona (NL).

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Acquired RHP Chandler Barnard from San Angelo (UL) for a player to be named.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed RHP Mitch Talbot. Traded RHP Casey Barnes to Kansas City (AA) to complete a previous trade.

Can-Am League

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Sold the contract of RHP Nick Sarianides to Arizona (NL).

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released RHP Zach Petersmine.

FRONTIER GREYS — Released INF Donald Blunt, RHP Frank DeJiulio and RHP Josh Hildebrand. Placed RHP Kyle Blair on the retired list.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Released LHP Jake Hermsen and RHP Santo Manzanillo.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Traded INF Jared McDonald to the St. Paul (AA) for a player to be named. Signed RHP B.J. Hyatt.


National Basketball Association

ORLANDO MAGIC — Waived G Doron Lamb and G Jameer Nelson.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Declined to extend qualifying offers to F Robbie Hummel and G Othyus Jeffers, making them unrestricted free agents.


National Football League

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed G Al Netter to a one-year contract.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed WRs Lamont Bryant and D.J. Coles.

TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Signed SB-KR Chad Owens and C Jeff Keeping to contract extensions through the 2015 season.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Placed DB Korey Banks on the suspended list.


National Hockey League

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Bought out the contract of D Ed Jovanovski, making him a free agent.

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Traded F Daniel Briere to Colorado for F Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau and a 2015 fifth-round draft pick.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Traded F Nate Thompson to Anaheim for 2015 fourth- and seventh-round draft picks.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Placed D Tim Gleason on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out his contract.

WINNIPEG JETS — Agreed to terms with D Adam Pardy on a one-year contract extension.


STOCKTON THUNDER — Re-signed D Ryan Constant.

UTAH GRIZZLIES — Re-signed D Mike Folkes to a one-year contract.


National Lacrosse League

EDMONTON RUSH — Acquired a 2014 first-round (No. 1) draft pick, a 2015 second-round draft pick and G Tyler Carlson from Minnesota for a 2014 first-round (No. 3) draft pick and G Brodie MacDonald.


Major League Soccer

MLS — Named Seth Bacon senior vice president, media.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Released MF Alex Martinez. Recalled MF Mikey Lopez from his loan to OKC Energy FC (USL PRO).


AUSTIN PEAY — Announced the resignation of men’s basketball assistant coach Bret Campbell.

BROWN — Named Ralph Tomasso, Jesyka Burks-Wiley and Tyler Patch women’s assistant basketball coaches.

DELAWARE — Named Ryan Newell women’s assistant volleyball coach.

HOLY CROSS — Named Ryan Klipstein men’s assistant lacrosse coach.

MEMPHIS — Named Thomas Carrier assistant athletic director for events and facilities.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE — Announced the resignation of women’s assistant basketball coach Mariska Harris.

PENNSYLVANIA — Named Colin Farrell men’s lightweight rowing coach and Pat Myers men’s assistant lacrosse coach.

ROSE-HULMAN — Announced the resignation of men’s basketball coach Jim Shaw. Promoted Rusty Loyd to men’s basketball coach.

SAINT XAVIER — Announced the retirement of men’s cross country and track & field coach Ed McAllister.

TEXAS STATE — Named Stephanie Stoglin-Reed women’s assistant basketball coach.


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