Thursday’s scoreboard

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PREP SOFTBALL

District Semifinals

Division I

AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

Perrysburg 5, Bowling Green 0

Toledo Whitmer 3, Oregon Clay 1

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Perrysburg vs. (5) Toledo Whitmer, Thursday, 5

AT MAUMEE ROLF PARK

Anthony Wayne 2, Toledo Notre Dame 1

Springfield 11, Findlay 1

DISTRICT FINAL: (3) Springfield vs. (4) Anthony Wayne, Friday, 5

Division II

AT EDISON

Mansfield Madison 5, Tiffin Columbian 2

Bellevue 5, Ontario 1

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Mansfield Madison vs. (2) Bellevue, Friday, 5

AT UNIVERSITY OF NW OHIO

Napoleon 4, Bryan 1

(2) Defiance vs. (3) Wapakoneta, Thursday, 6:30

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Napoleon vs. (2) Defiance-(3) Wapakoneta winner, Saturday, 1

AT GENOA

Oak Harbor 10, Port Clinton 0

Clyde 1, Wauseon 0, 8 innings

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Oak Harbor vs. (2) Clyde, Saturday, noon

Division III

AT MAUMEE ROLF PARK

Eastwood 7, Evergreen 0

Otsego 9, Elmwood 6

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Eastwood vs. (3) Otsego, Thursday, 5

AT LIMA BATH

Fairview 11, Paulding 5

Patrick Henry 3, Liberty-Benton 0

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Fairview vs. (2) Patrick Henry, Friday, 5

AT LEXINGTON

Galion 6, Clear Fork 5

Ashland Crestview 4, Colonel Crawford 0

DISTRICT FINAL: (4) Galion vs. (2) Ashland Crestview, Thursday, 5

Division IV

AT MARATHON DIAMONDS

Carey 7, New Riegel 0

North Baltimore 2, McComb 1

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Carey vs. (3) North Baltimore, Thursday, 5

AT ELIDA

Columbus Grove 8, Lincolnview 1

Ada 4, Wayne Trace 2

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Columbus Grove vs. (2) Ada, Friday, 5

AT SHELBY

Mohawk 10, Monroeville 3

Lucas 4, Seneca East 1

DISTRICT FINAL: (4) Mohawk vs. (2) Lucas, Friday, 5

AT OAK HARBOR

Old Fort 13, Sandusky St. Mary’s 3

Gibsonburg 14, Northwood 2

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Old Fort vs. (3) Gibsonburg, Friday, 5

AT WAPAKONETA

Minster 4, New Bremen 3, 8 innings

Parkway 13, Fort Recovery 0

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Minster vs. (2) Parkway, Friday, 5

AT BRYAN

Tinora 4, Antwerp 2

Ayersville 7, Hilltop 3

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Tinora vs. (3) Ayersville, Friday, 5

PREP BASEBALL

Wednesday’s District Semifinals

Division I

AT BOWLING GREEN CARTER PARK

Anthony Wayne 4, Springfield 3

Perrysburg 6, Toledo Central Catholic 2

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Anthony Wayne vs. (3) Perrysburg, Friday, 5

AT TOLEDO MERCY FIELD

Toledo St. Francis 7, Oregon Clay 0

Toledo St. John’s 3, Sylvania Southview 2

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Toledo St. Francis vs. (2) Toledo St. John’s, Friday, 5

Division IV

AT MARATHON DIAMONDS

Carey 3, Riverdale 2

North Baltimore 2, McComb 0, 8 innings

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Carey vs. (2) North Baltimore, Friday, 5

AT DEFIANCE

Lima Central Catholic 4, Ottoville 0

Kalida 1, Patrick Henry 0

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Lima Central Catholic vs. (2) Kalida, Friday, 5

AT BRYAN

Hicksville 10, Hilltop 0

Wayne Trace 8, Antwerp 0

DISTRICT FINAL: (1) Hicksville vs. (2) Wayne Trace, Friday, 5

AT GALION

Plymouth 5, Seneca East 0

South Central 6, Mohawk 1

DISTRICT FINAL: (4) Plymouth vs. (2) South Central, Friday, 5

AT COLDWATER

Minster 5, St. Henry 1

Convoy Crestview 3, Lincolnview 2

DISTRICT FINAL: (4) Minster vs. (5) Convoy Crestview, Friday, 5

AT CLYDE

Ottawa Hills 4, Hopewell-Loudon 0

Norwalk St. Paul 3, Sandusky St. Mary’s 1

DISTRICT FINAL: (2) Ottawa Hills vs. (1) Norwalk St. Paul, Friday, 5

Thursday’s District Semifinals

Division II

AT HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY

(9) Tiffin Columbian vs. (4) Ontario, 2

(2) Bellevue vs. (7) Clear Fork, 4

DISTRICT FINAL: Saturday, 1

AT PATRICK HENRY

(1) Wapakoneta vs. (3) Bryan, 2

(9) Maumee vs. (4) Bowling Green, 4

DISTRICT FINAL: Saturday, 1

Division III

AT ELIDA

(1) Coldwater vs. (4) Van Buren, 2

(2) Fort Recovery vs. (3) Ottawa-Glandorf, 4

DISTRICT FINAL: Saturday, 1

AT SHELBY

(1 Galion vs. (10) Wynford, 2

(2) Edison vs. (3) Oak Harbor, 4

DISTRICT FINAL: Saturday, 1

AT DEFIANCE

(2) Eastwood vs. (6) Swanton, 2

(1) Archbold vs. (3) Genoa, 4

DISTRICT FINAL: Saturday, 1

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 28 12 .700 —

Boston 29 14 .674 ½

Toronto 22 21 .512 7½

Tampa Bay 19 22 .463 9½

Baltimore 13 29 .310 16

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 21 21 .500 —

Minnesota 18 21 .462 1½

Detroit 19 23 .452 2

Kansas City 13 30 .302 8½

Chicago 10 29 .256 9½

West Division

W L Pct GB

Houston 27 17 .614 —

Los Angeles 25 17 .595 1

Seattle 24 18 .571 2

Oakland 21 22 .488 5½

Texas 17 27 .386 10

Late games not included

Tuesday’s Results

Washington 3, N.Y. Yankees 3, 5½ innings, susp.

Philadelphia at Baltimore, ppd.

Pittsburgh 7, Chicago White Sox 0

Detroit 9, Cleveland 8

Oakland 5, Boston 3

N.Y. Mets 12, Toronto 2

Minnesota 4, St. Louis 1

Tampa Bay 6, Kansas City 5

Houston 5, L.A. Angels 3

Seattle 9, Texas 8, 11 innings

Wednesday’s Results

Washington 3, N.Y. Yankees 3, 5½ innings, susp.

N.Y. Yankees at Washington, ppd.

Philadelphia 4, Baltimore 1

Pittsburgh 3, Chicago White Sox 2

Cleveland 6, Detroit 0

St. Louis 7, Minnesota 5

Toronto 12, N.Y. Mets 1

Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 3

Texas 5, Seattle 1

Boston 6, Oakland 4

Houston at L.A. Angels, late

Thursday’s Games

Oakland (Triggs 3-1) at Toronto (Sanchez 2-3), 7:07

Baltimore (Gausman 3-2) at Boston (Price 3-4), 7:10

Texas (Hamels 2-4) at Chicago White Sox (Shields 1-4), 8:10

Tampa Bay (Archer 2-3) at L.A. Angels (Skaggs 3-2), 10:07

Detroit (Boyd 2-3) at Seattle (Gonzales 3-3), 10:10

Friday’s Games

Oakland at Toronto, 7:07

Baltimore at Boston, 7:10

Cleveland at Houston, 8:10

Milwaukee at Minnesota, 8:10

Texas at Chicago White Sox, 8:10

N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 8:15

Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 10:07

Detroit at Seattle, 10:10

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 26 16 .619 —

Philadelphia 24 16 .600 1

Washington 24 18 .571 2

New York 20 19 .513 4½

Miami 16 26 .381 10

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Pittsburgh 25 17 .595 —

Milwaukee 26 18 .591 —

St. Louis 23 17 .575 1

Chicago 22 18 .550 2

Cincinnati 15 29 .341 11

West Division

W L Pct GB

Arizona 25 18 .581 —

Colorado 23 20 .535 2

San Francisco 22 22 .500 3½

San Diego 17 27 .386 8½

Los Angeles 16 26 .381 8½

Tuesday’s Results

Washington 3, N.Y. Yankees 3, 5½ innings, susp.

Philadelphia at Baltimore, ppd.

San Diego 4, Colorado 0

Pittsburgh 7, Chicago White Sox 0

Miami 4, L.A. Dodgers 2

N.Y. Mets 12, Toronto 2

Chicago Cubs 3, Atlanta 2

Minnesota 4, St. Louis 1

Arizona 2, Milwaukee 1

San Francisco 5, Cincinnati 3

Wednesday’s Results

Washington 3, N.Y. Yankees 3, 5½ innings, susp.

N.Y. Yankees at Washington, ppd.

Philadelphia 4, Baltimore 1

Pittsburgh 3, Chicago White Sox 2

St. Louis 7, Minnesota 5

Toronto 12, N.Y. Mets 1

Milwaukee 8, Arizona 2

Cincinnati 6, San Francisco 3

Miami 6, L.A. Dodgers 5

Atlanta 4, Chicago Cubs 1

Thursday’s Games

L.A. Dodgers (Maeda 2-3) at Miami (Smith 2-4), 12:10

San Diego (Lauer 1-2) at Pittsburgh (Kuhl 4-2), 7:05

Philadelphia (Velasquez 3-4) at St. Louis (Weaver 3-2), 7:15

Chicago Cubs (Lester 3-1) at Atlanta (Soroka 1-1), 7:35

Colorado (Bettis 4-1) at San Francisco (Samardzija 1-2), 10:15

Friday’s Games

L.A. Dodgers at Washington, 7:05

San Diego at Pittsburgh, 7:05

Arizona at N.Y. Mets, 7:10

Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 7:10

Miami at Atlanta, 7:35

Milwaukee at Minnesota, 8:10

Philadelphia at St. Louis, 8:15

Colorado at San Francisco, 10:15

Wednesday’s Boxscores

Indians 6, Tigers 0

Cleveland Detroit

ab r h bi ab r h bi

R.Davis cf-lf 5 1 1 0 J.Jones cf 1 0 0 0

Brntley lf 5 2 3 1 V.Reyes lf 3 0 0 0

G.Allen pr-cf 0 0 0 0 Kozma 3b 4 0 0 0

Jose.Rm dh 4 0 1 1 Cstllns dh 4 0 0 0

Lindor ss 4 1 1 1 Goodrum rf 3 0 1 0

Guyer rf 2 0 0 0 Joh.Hck 1b 3 0 0 0

Alonso 1b 4 0 0 0 Mahtook lf-cf 3 0 1 0

E.Gnzal 3b 4 1 2 1 Greiner c 3 0 1 0

Kipnis 2b 4 1 1 1 J.Iglss ss 3 0 1 0

R.Perez c 4 0 1 1 D.Mchdo 2b 3 0 1 0

Totals 36 6 10 6 Totals 30 0 5 0

Cleveland 200″‡310″‡000 — 6

Detroit 000″‡000″‡000 — 0

E–R.Carpenter (1). DP–Cleveland 2, Detroit 1. LOB–Cleveland 7, Detroit 3. 2B–Kipnis (10), Greiner (1). HR–Brantley (6). SF–Lindor (1).

IP H R ER BB SO

Cleveland

Bauer (W,3-3) 8 4 0 0 0 10

Allen 1 1 0 0 0 3

Detroit

Carpenter (L,0-1) 5 7 6 5 1 0

Lewicki 4 3 0 0 1 4

HBP–by Carpenter (Guyer). Umpires–Home, Ed Hickox. First, Jerry Meals. Second, Gabe Morales. Third, Roberto Ortiz. T–2:33. A–24,771 (41,297).

Reds 6, Giants 3

Cincinnati San Francisco

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Peraza ss 5 1 2 0 Blanco cf 3 1 1 0

Gennett 2b 4 2 2 1 G.Hrnan ph-cf 2 0 0 0

Votto 1b 3 2 1 1 McCtchn rf 4 1 1 1

Duvall lf 4 1 2 3 Belt lf 5 1 2 1

Schbler rf 4 0 0 0 Lngoria 3b 4 0 3 0

Brnhart c 4 0 0 0 Sndoval 1b 2 0 0 1

Blndino 3b 4 0 2 0 Hundley c 4 0 1 0

M.Hrvey p 2 0 0 0 M.Gomez 2b 4 0 1 0

W.Prlta p 0 0 0 0 Tmlnson ss 4 0 2 0

J.Hghes p 0 0 0 0 A.Sarez p 2 0 0 0

Winker ph 1 0 0 0 A.Jcksn ph 1 0 0 0

R.Iglss p 0 0 0 0 Gearrin p 0 0 0 0

Hmilton cf 4 0 0 0 Valdez p 0 0 0 0

B.Crwfr ph 1 0 1 0

Totals 35 6 9 5 Totals 36 3 12 3

Cincinnati 400″‡010″‡100 — 6

San Francisco 201″‡000″‡000 — 3

DP–Cincinnati 2. LOB–Cincinnati 4, San Francisco 9. 2B–Gennett (11), Blanco (4), McCutchen (11), Tomlinson (4). HR–Gennett (7), Duvall (8), Belt (9). SF–Sandoval (1). S–W.Peralta (2).

IP H R ER BB SO

Cincinnati

Harvey 4 7 3 3 0 5

Peralta 2 2 0 0 2 1

Hughes (W,2-2) 2 2 0 0 0 2

Iglesias (S,8-9) 1 1 0 0 0 2

San Francisco

Suarez (L,1-3) 6 8 5 4 1 5

Gearrin 1 1 1 1 0 1

Valdez 2 0 0 0 0 1

Umpires–Home, Doug Eddings. First, Marty Foster. Second, Mark Ripperger. Third, Joe West. T–2:41. A–38,662 (41,915).

Tuesday’s Late Boxscore

Giants 5, Reds 3

Cincinnati San Francisco

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Peraza ss 4 0 0 0 Blanco lf 4 0 1 0

Winker lf 4 1 0 0 McCtchn rf 4 0 0 1

Suarez 3b 3 1 2 2 Posey c 4 0 1 0

Gennett 2b 4 0 2 0 Belt 1b 3 1 1 1

Duvall 1b 4 0 0 0 Lngoria 3b 4 1 1 0

Schbler rf 3 0 0 0 B.Crwfr ss 4 2 4 0

T.Cruz c 3 1 1 0 A.Jcksn cf 4 1 1 0

Brnhart ph 1 0 0 0 Tmlnson 2b 4 0 1 1

Mahle p 1 0 0 0 Blach p 1 0 0 0

Garrett p 0 0 0 0 Sndoval ph 1 0 1 2

Blndino ph 1 0 1 0 P.Jhnsn p 0 0 0 0

D.Hrnnd p 0 0 0 0 W.Smith p 0 0 0 0

W.Prlta p 0 0 0 0 G.Hrnan ph 1 0 0 0

Votto ph 1 0 0 0 S.Dyson p 0 0 0 0

Hmilton cf 3 0 1 1 Watson p 0 0 0 0

M.Gomez ph 1 0 0 0

Strckln p 0 0 0 0

Totals 32 3 7 3 Totals 35 5 11 5

Cincinnati 002″‡100″‡000 — 3

San Francisco 000″‡400″‡01x — 5

E–Tomlinson (1). DP–San Francisco 1. LOB–Cincinnati 5, San Francisco 7. 2B–Suarez (7), Blandino (2), B.Crawford (9). HR–Suarez (7), Belt (8). CS–Hamilton (2). S–Mahle (3).

IP H R ER BB SO

Cincinnati

Mahle (L,3-5) 3 1/3 7 4 4 1 2

Garrett 2 2/3 2 0 0 0 4

Hernandez 1 2/3 2 1 1 0 1

Peralta 1/3 0 0 0 0 1

San Francisco

Blach 4 5 3 1 1 1

Johnson (W,2-1) 1 0 0 0 0 1

Smith H,1 1 0 0 0 0 2

Dyson H,6 1 1 0 0 0 2

Watson H,8 1 1 0 0 0 2

Strickland (S,9-11) 1 0 0 0 0 1

HBP–by Blach (Schebler). Umpires–Home, Joe West. First, Doug Eddings. Second, Marty Foster. Third, Mark Ripperger. T–2:53. A–37,809 (41,915).

Major League Leaders

American League

BATTING–Betts, Boston, .353; Martinez, Boston, .344; Simmons, Los Angeles, .342; Machado, Baltimore, .342; Brantley, Cleveland, .338; Lowrie, Oakland, .325; Duffy, Tampa Bay, .322; Castellanos, Detroit, .316; Gordon, Seattle, .315; Lindor, Cleveland, .314.

RUNS–Betts, Boston, 44; Lindor, Cleveland, 36; Trout, Los Angeles, 34; Judge, New York, 33; Springer, Houston, 33; Gardner, New York, 32; Semien, Oakland, 31; Gregorius, New York, 30; 3 tied at 29.

RBI–Machado, Baltimore, 38; KDavis, Oakland, 36; Lowrie, Oakland, 36; Martinez, Boston, 36; Judge, New York, 35; Upton, Los Angeles, 34; Haniger, Seattle, 32; Gregorius, New York, 31; 3 tied at 30.

HITS–Altuve, Houston, 55; Lindor, Cleveland, 55; Lowrie, Oakland, 55; Machado, Baltimore, 55; Martinez, Boston, 55; Segura, Seattle, 54; Betts, Boston, 53; Gordon, Seattle, 53; Semien, Oakland, 51; Simmons, Los Angeles, 51.

DOUBLES–Pillar, Toronto, 17; Betts, Boston, 16; Escobar, Minnesota, 16; Lindor, Cleveland, 14; Andujar, New York, 13; Bregman, Houston, 13; Ramirez, Cleveland, 13; Segura, Seattle, 13; Soler, Kansas City, 13; 5 tied at 12.

TRIPLES–Sanchez, Chicago, 4; Benintendi, Boston, 3; Candelario, Detroit, 3; Castellanos, Detroit, 3; Chapman, Oakland, 3; Smith, Tampa Bay, 3; 14 tied at 2.

HOME RUNS–Betts, Boston, 13; Gallo, Texas, 13; Machado, Baltimore, 13; Ramirez, Cleveland, 13; KDavis, Oakland, 12; Lindor, Cleveland, 12; Martinez, Boston, 12; Trout, Los Angeles, 12; 3 tied at 11.

STOLEN BASES–Gordon, Seattle, 15; Segura, Seattle, 11; Anderson, Chicago, 10; Merrifield, Kansas City, 9; Smith, Tampa Bay, 9; Betts, Boston, 8; RDavis, Cleveland, 8; Pillar, Toronto, 8; Trout, Los Angeles, 8; 2 tied at 7.

PITCHING–Kluber, Cleveland, 6-2; Severino, New York, 6-1; Carrasco, Cleveland, 5-2; Happ, Toronto, 5-3; Hernandez, Seattle, 5-3; Manaea, Oakland, 5-4; McCullers, Houston, 5-2; Morton, Houston, 5-0; Porcello, Boston, 5-1; Velazquez, Boston, 5-0.

ERA–Verlander, Houston, 1.21; Cole, Houston, 1.75; Morton, Houston, 2.03; Severino, New York, 2.14; Sale, Boston, 2.29; Kluber, Cleveland, 2.34; Manaea, Oakland, 2.35; Bauer, Cleveland, 2.59; Clevinger, Cleveland, 2.70; Colon, Texas, 2.82.

STRIKEOUTS–Cole, Houston, 93; Sale, Boston, 87; Verlander, Houston, 77; Paxton, Seattle, 71; Severino, New York, 70; Bauer, Cleveland, 67; Happ, Toronto, 66; Morton, Houston, 62; Kluber, Cleveland, 61; McCullers, Houston, 58.

National League

BATTING–Herrera, Philadelphia, .357; Markakis, Atlanta, .337; Gennett, Cincinnati, .327; Cabrera, New York, .320; Freeman, Atlanta, .318; Dickerson, Pittsburgh, .318; Arenado, Colorado, .317; Pham, St. Louis, .312; Posey, San Francisco, .310; SMarte, Pittsburgh, .308.

RUNS–Albies, Atlanta, 38; Blackmon, Colorado, 31; Harper, Washington, 30; Markakis, Atlanta, 30; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 30; Pham, St. Louis, 30; Freeman, Atlanta, 29; Hernandez, Philadelphia, 29; CTaylor, Los Angeles, 29; 6 tied at 27.

RBI–Baez, Chicago, 36; Pollock, Arizona, 33; Story, Colorado, 32; Albies, Atlanta, 31; Freeman, Atlanta, 31; Harper, Washington, 30; Markakis, Atlanta, 30; Suarez, Cincinnati, 30; Franco, Philadelphia, 29; Cespedes, New York, 28.

HITS–Markakis, Atlanta, 56; Gennett, Cincinnati, 52; Herrera, Philadelphia, 51; Albies, Atlanta, 50; Freeman, Atlanta, 49; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 49; Cabrera, New York, 48; Castro, Miami, 48; Dickerson, Pittsburgh, 47; Peraza, Cincinnati, 47.

DOUBLES–Albies, Atlanta, 14; Kendrick, Washington, 14; Cabrera, New York, 13; Contreras, Chicago, 13; Hosmer, San Diego, 13; Longoria, San Francisco, 13; Dickerson, Pittsburgh, 12; Freeman, Atlanta, 12; Hoskins, Philadelphia, 12; Shaw, Milwaukee, 12.

TRIPLES–Baez, Chicago, 4; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 4; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 3; Contreras, Chicago, 3; KMarte, Arizona, 3; Nimmo, New York, 3; Pollock, Arizona, 3; Story, Colorado, 3; CTaylor, Los Angeles, 3; 16 tied at 2.

HOME RUNS–Albies, Atlanta, 13; Harper, Washington, 13; Blackmon, Colorado, 11; Pollock, Arizona, 11; Adams, Washington, 10; Baez, Chicago, 10; Shaw, Milwaukee, 10; Story, Colorado, 10; Villanueva, San Diego, 10; 2 tied at 9.

STOLEN BASES–Inciarte, Atlanta, 18; Turner, Washington, 13; Cain, Milwaukee, 10; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 10; MTaylor, Washington, 10; Pollock, Arizona, 9; Hamilton, Cincinnati, 8; 4 tied at 7.

PITCHING–Scherzer, Washington, 7-1; Nola, Philadelphia, 6-1; Mikolas, St. Louis, 5-0; Strasburg, Washington, 5-3; Williams, Pittsburgh, 5-2; 13 tied at 4.

ERA–Martinez, St. Louis, 1.62; Scherzer, Washington, 1.69; deGrom, New York, 1.83; Nola, Philadelphia, 1.99; Gonzalez, Washington, 2.36; Newcomb, Atlanta, 2.51; Corbin, Arizona, 2.53; Arrieta, Philadelphia, 2.59; Mikolas, St. Louis, 2.63; Lester, Chicago, 2.66.

STRIKEOUTS–Scherzer, Washington, 91; Corbin, Arizona, 75; Strasburg, Washington, 68; Syndergaard, New York, 61; Gray, Colorado, 59; Greinke, Arizona, 58; Foltynewicz, Atlanta, 57; deGrom, New York, 56; Gonzalez, Washington, 55; Newcomb, Atlanta, 54.

PRO BASKETBALL

NBA Playoffs

Conference Finals

Best-of-7

Sunday’s Result

Boston 108, Cleveland 83

Monday’s RESULT

Golden State 119, Houston 106, Golden State leads series, 1-0

Tuesday’s Result

Boston 107, Cleveland 94, Boston leads series 2-0

Wednesday’s result

Golden State at Houston, late

Saturday’s GAME

Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday’s GAME

Houston at Golden State, 8 p.m.

Monday’s GAME

Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday’s GAME

Houston at Golden State, 9 p.m.

Wednesday’s GAMe

x-Cleveland at Boston, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 24

x-Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m.

Friday, May 25

x-Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 26

x-Houston at Golden State, 9 p.m.

Sunday, May 27

x-Cleveland at Boston, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, May 28

x-Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m.

x-if necessary

PRO HOCKEY

NHL Playoffs

Conference Finals

Best-of-7

Friday’s result

Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2

Saturday’s RESULT

Winnipeg 4, Vegas 2

Sunday’s RESULT

Washington 6, Tampa Bay 2

Monday’s RESULT

Vegas 3, Winnipeg 1, series tied 1-1

Tuesday’s RESULT

Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2, Washington leads series 2-1

Wednesday’s RESULT

Winnipeg at Vegas, late

Thursday’s GAME

Tampa Bay at Washington, 8 p.m.

Friday’s GAME

Winnipeg at Vegas, 8 p.m.

Saturday’s GAME

Washington at Tampa Bay, 7:15 p.m.

Sunday’s GAME

Vegas at Winnipeg, 3 p.m.

Monday’S GAME

x-Tampa Bay at Washington, 8 p.m.

Tuesday’s Game

x-Winnipeg at Vegas, 9 p.m.

Wednesday’s GAME

x-Washington at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 24

x-Vegas at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

x-if necessary

PRO SOCCER

Major League Soccer

Eastern Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

Atlanta United FC 8 2 1 25 25 13

Columbus 6 3 3 21 17 10

New York City FC 6 2 3 21 21 16

Orlando City 6 3 1 19 20 16

New York 6 3 0 18 23 11

New England 5 3 2 17 18 14

Chicago 3 5 2 11 13 17

Philadelphia 3 5 2 11 8 14

Montreal 3 8 0 9 14 26

Toronto FC 2 6 1 7 12 18

D.C. United 1 5 2 5 10 16

Western Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting Kansas City 7 2 2 23 23 12

Los Angeles FC 6 2 2 20 22 16

FC Dallas 4 1 4 16 14 9

Portland 4 3 2 14 14 14

Vancouver 4 5 2 14 12 20

Real Salt Lake 4 5 1 13 13 21

Minnesota United 4 7 0 12 13 21

Houston 3 3 3 12 20 15

LA Galaxy 3 6 1 10 14 19

San Jose 2 5 2 8 15 17

Colorado 2 5 2 8 11 13

Seattle 2 5 2 8 7 11

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

Friday’s result

Houston 2, Vancouver 2, tie

Saturday’s results

San Jose 3, Minnesota United 1

Philadelphia 2, Montreal 0

FC Dallas 3, LA Galaxy 2

Columbus 3, Chicago 0

New England 3, Toronto FC 2

New York 2, Colorado 1

Real Salt Lake 3, D.C. United 2

Sunday’s results

Portland 1, Seattle 0

Atlanta United FC 2, Orlando City 1

New York City FC 2, Los Angeles FC 2, tie

Wednesday’s game

San Jose at Vancouver, late

Friday’s game

Orlando City at Toronto FC, 8

Saturday’s games

Colorado at New York City FC, 1

Los Angeles FC at Portland, 3

Vancouver at FC Dallas, 4

Columbus at New England, 7:30

Real Salt Lake at Philadelphia, 7:30

D.C. United at San Jose, 10:30

Sunday’s games

Sporting Kansas City at Minnesota United, 2

Houston at Chicago, 4

New York at Atlanta United FC, 7

TRANSACTIONS

Baseball

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Signed RHP Matt Belisle to a minor league contract.

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned 2B Dawel Lugo and RHP Zac Reininger to Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Artie Lewicki and LHP Ryan Carpenter from Toledo.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled OF Tony Kemp from Fresno (PCL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned OF Jake Smolinski to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Trevor Cahill from the 10-day DL.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Designated RHP Erik Goeddel for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Christian Bergman from Tacoma (PCL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed OF Carlos Gomez on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Hunter Wood to Durham (IL). Recalled 3B Christian Arroyo and LHP Anthony Banda from Durham.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned RHP Deck McGuire to Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHP Danny Barnes from Buffalo.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Placed OF A.J. Pollock on the 10-day DL. Recalled 1B Christian Walker from Reno (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Odrisamer Despaigne to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment. Named Elisa Padilla senior vice president of marketing and community relations, Travis Apple vice president of ticket sales and service and Michael Shaw vice president/head of customer engagement.

NEW YORK METS — Placed OF Yoenis Cespedes on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled INF/OF Phillip Evans from Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Reinstated RHP Mark Leiter Jr. from the 10-day DL.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Placed RHP Luke Gregerson on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP John Brebbia from Memphis (PCL).

American Association

CHICAGO DOGS — Released RHP Richard Ruff.

CLEBURNE RAILROADERS — Released LHP Josh Blanco, OF Matt Helms and RHP Chris Nowlin.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released OF Jimmy Heck and RHP Chandler Jagodzinski. Traded RHP Justin Sinibaldi to Lake Erie (Frontier) to complete an earlier trade.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released OF L.J. Kalawaia.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Released INF Dre Gleason.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released RHP Neal Kunik.

TEXAS AIRHOGS — Released RHPs Cal Drummond and Fabio Martinez and LHPs Michael Freeman and Billy Waltrip.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released LHP Carlos Diaz and RHPs Taylor Hoesen, Fernando Martinez and Jesse Pratt.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Released RHP Tyler Beardsley.

Atlantic League

SUGAR LAND SKEETERS — Sold the contract of RHP Logan Bawcom to the L.A. Dodgers.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA CHAMPIONS — Released RHP Andrew Cooper.

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed RHP Marc Berube.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Released RHP Tim Ponto, INF Matt Gonzalez and OFs Taylor Ard, Robert DeAngelis, Luis Silverio and OF Hiroki Itakura.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed LHP Taylor Hyssong.

Frontier League

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Released RHP Connor Kelly.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed 3B Braxton Martinez.

Football

National Football League

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released DT Dylan Bradley. Signed DT David Parry.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DB Duke Dawson.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed WR Marcell Ateman and DT Maurice Hurst.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed RB Rashaad Penny.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with WR Nick Williams.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Named Brian Lafemina president of business operations and chief operating officer.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Announced the retirement of OL Simeon Rottier.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed and released WR Brisly Estime. Signed RB Jhurell Pressley, CB Mohammed Seisay and RB Johnny Augustine.

Arena Football League

WASHINGTON VALOR — Fired coach Dean Cokinos. Promoted defensive coordinator and defensive line coach Benji McDowell to interim coach.

Alliance of American Football

AAF — Awarded a franchise to Phoenix.

Hockey

National Hockey League

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-signed D Aaron Ness to a one-year, two-way contract.

Soccer

United Soccer League

USL — Suspended Toronto F Shaan Hundal two games and St. Louis M Jonathan Barden, Cincinnati D Forrest Lasso and Penn coach Raoul Voss one game.

College

AUGUSTA — Named Christina Whetsel assistant athletic director for compliance.

CLEMSON — Announced freshman DT Josh Belk is transferring.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON — Named Mantoris Robinson director of men’s basketball recruiting and player development.

DUKE — Reinstated PK/P Austin Parker to the football team.

SYRACUSE — Announced the resignation of women’s rowing coach Justin Moore.

SCHEDULE

Thursday’s Events

Prep Softball

Tiffin Calvert at McComb, 5

Prep Baseball

Elmwood at Fostoria (NBC), 4:45

Tiffin Calvert at McComb, 5

Prep Track

Tiffin Calvert, Carey, Hopewell-Loudon, New Riegel & Mohawk in Division III district at Bucyrus

Lakota & Old Fort in Division III district at Sandusky Perkins

Ada, Arcadia, Arlington, Bluffton, Cory-Rawson, Elmwood, Hardin Northern, Kalida, Leipsic (boys), Liberty-Benton, McComb, North Baltimore, Pandora-Gilboa, Riverdale, Van Buren & Vanlue at Division III district at Findlay

Friday’s Events

Prep Track

Ottawa-Glandorf & Fostoria in Division II district at Defiance

Prep Baseball

Elmwood at Lake (NBC), 4:45

Prep Softball

Genoa at Elmwood (NBC), 4:45

Fostoria at Otsego (NBC), 4:45

Saturday’s Events

Prep Baseball

Elmwood at Otsego (NBC), 11 a.m.

Prep Softball

Elmwood at Otsego (NBC), 2

Prep Track

Continental, Patrick Henry & Leipsic (girls) at Division III district at Archbold

Columbus Grove, Fort Jennings & Ottoville in Division III district at Spencerville

Tiffin Calvert, Carey, Hopewell-Loudon, New Riegel & Mohawk in Division III district at Bucyrus

Lakota & Old Fort in Division III district at Sandusky Perkins

Ada, Arcadia, Arlington, Bluffton, Cory-Rawson, Elmwood, Hardin Northern, Kalida, Leipsic (boys), Liberty-Benton, McComb, North Baltimore, Pandora-Gilboa, Riverdale, Van Buren & Vanlue at Division III district at Findlay

LOCAL & AREA

L-B Seeks Junior High Volleyball Coach

FINDLAY — Liberty-Benton is seeking an assistant junior high volleyball coach The coach will assist with practices and coach both seventh and eighth grade “B” team games. Please contact Julie Todd at jtodd@liberty-benton.com if you are interested.

Roethlisberger Softball Game

FINDLAY — Tickets for the Ben Roethlisberger Charity Foundation Game are on sale at Findlay High School. Cash sales will be offered in the foyer near the main gym and credit card sales will be handled in the athletic office. Please enter the rear north entrance and enter through the glass doorway. There will be a limit of 10 tickets per person. Tickets may be purchased for $10 each and the event will be held June 10 at Findlay High School.

Upper Sandusky Seeks Coaches

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky High School has openings for a junior varsity boys basketball coach, a JV volleyball coach and varsity girls tennis coach for the 2018-19 school year. If interested, contact Brad Ehrman at brad_e@usevs.org or 419-294-1788.

BVC Alumni Basketball Tournament

McCOMB — The third annual Blanchard Valley Conference Alumni Basketball Tournament will be held June 2-3 at McComb High School. Anyone interested in participating should contact Nick Latta at (419) 293-3853 ext.330 or through email at lattan@mccombschool.org. Registration forms are available at mccomblocalschools.org and are due by May 18. Cost is $200 per team and all proceeds benefit the McComb athletic department.

Cheerleader Advisors Opening

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel currently has openings for cheerleading advisors at the high school and junior high levels. Interested candidates should contact New Riegel Athletic Director Jamie Lininger at jlininger@newriegelschools.org.

Continental Seeks Girls Hoops Coach

CONTINENTAL — Continental is seeking a varsity girls basketball coach, preferably with experience, for the 2018-19 season. The candidate must be able to acquire proper certification as set forth by the OHSAA, state of Ohio and Continental Board of Education. Applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest by May 25 to high school principal Tim Eding, Continental Local School, 5211 Ohio Route 634, Continental, OH 45831 or by emailing t.eding@continentalpirates.org.

Elmwood Seeks Middle School Coaches

BLOOMDALE — Elmwood Middle School is looking for a volleyball coach and a cross country coach for the upcoming 2018 season. Interested parties should contact Ty Traxler, Athletic Director, at traxt@elmwoodschools.org.

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