Mt. Vernon Register-News

May 16, 2013

Sports calendar


The Register-News

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Today

Softball

Mt. Vernon at Mascoutah 4:30 p.m.

Boys track

Mt. Vernon at sectional

Friday

Softball

Mt. Vernon at Salem 4:30 p.m.

Boys tennis

Mt. Vernon at Carbondale sectional 1 p.m.

MLB

American league

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 25 15 .625 —

Baltimore 23 17 .575 2

Boston 22 17 .564 2½

Tampa Bay 20 18 .526 4

Toronto 16 24 .400 9

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 22 16 .579 —

Cleveland 22 17 .564 ½

Kansas City 19 17 .528 2

Minnesota 18 19 .486 3½

Chicago 17 21 .447 5

West Division

W L Pct GB

Texas 26 14 .650 —

Oakland 20 22 .476 7

Seattle 19 21 .475 7

Los Angeles 15 24 .385 10½

Houston 11 30 .268 15½

Tuesday’s Games

Philadelphia 6, Cleveland 2

San Diego 3, Baltimore 2

N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 3

Toronto 10, San Francisco 6

Detroit 6, Houston 2

Tampa Bay 5, Boston 3

Chicago White Sox 4, Minnesota 2

L.A. Angels 6, Kansas City 2

Texas 6, Oakland 5, 10 innings

Wednesday’s Games

San Diego 8, Baltimore 4

Cleveland 10, Philadelphia 4

Houston 7, Detroit 5

Chicago White Sox 9, Minnesota 4

Texas 6, Oakland 2

Seattle 12, N.Y. Yankees 2

San Francisco at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.

Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Kansas City at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Seattle (Harang 1-4) at N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 4-2), 7:05 p.m.

Boston (Doubront 3-1) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 4-2), 7:10 p.m.

Detroit (Verlander 4-3) at Texas (Darvish 6-1), 8:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-1) at L.A. Angels (Williams 2-1), 10:05 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

Seattle at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.

Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m.

Boston at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.

National league

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 22 18 .550 —

Washington 21 18 .538 ½

Philadelphia 19 22 .463 3½

New York 14 22 .389 6

Miami 11 28 .282 10½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

St. Louis 25 13 .658 —

Cincinnati 23 16 .590 2½

Pittsburgh 23 17 .575 3

Milwaukee 16 22 .421 9

Chicago 16 23 .410 9½

West Division

W L Pct GB

San Francisco 23 16 .590 —

Arizona 23 18 .561 1

Colorado 21 18 .538 2

San Diego 18 21 .462 5

Los Angeles 16 22 .421 6½

Tuesday’s Games

Philadelphia 6, Cleveland 2

Pittsburgh 4, Milwaukee 3, 12 innings

San Diego 3, Baltimore 2

Toronto 10, San Francisco 6

Cincinnati 6, Miami 2

Colorado 9, Chicago Cubs 4

St. Louis 10, N.Y. Mets 4

Arizona 2, Atlanta 0

L.A. Dodgers 2, Washington 0

Wednesday’s Games

San Diego 8, Baltimore 4

Cleveland 10, Philadelphia 4

Arizona 5, Atlanta 3

Pittsburgh 3, Milwaukee 1

San Francisco at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.

Cincinnati at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.

Washington at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-4) at St. Louis (Wainwright 5-2), 1:45 p.m.

Milwaukee (Burgos 1-1) at Pittsburgh (Liriano 1-0), 7:05 p.m.

Cincinnati (Latos 4-0) at Miami (Fernandez 2-2), 7:10 p.m.

San Francisco (M.Cain 2-2) at Colorado (Chacin 3-2), 8:40 p.m.

Washington (Strasburg 1-5) at San Diego (Volquez 3-3), 10:10 p.m.

Friday’s Games

N.Y. Mets at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.

Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.

Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

Arizona at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.

San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.

Washington at San Diego, 10:10 p.m.

NHL PLAYOFFS

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

x-if necessary

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Pittsburgh 1, Ottawa 0

Tuesday, May 14: Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1

Friday, May 17: Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 19: Pittsburgh at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22: Pittsburgh at Ottawa. 7:30 p.m.

x-Friday, May 24: Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

x-Sunday, May 26: Pittsburgh at Ottawa, TBD

x-Tuesday, May 28: Ottawa at Pittsburgh, TBD

Boston vs. N.Y. Rangers

Thursday, May 16: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 19: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 3 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21: Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 23: Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

x-Saturday, May 25: N.Y. Rangers at Boston TBD

x-Monday, May 27: Boston at N.Y. Rangers, TBD

x-Wednesday, May 29: N.Y. Rangers at Boston, TBD

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Chicago 1, Detroit 0

Wednesday, May 15: Chicago 4, Detroit 1

Saturday, May 18: Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Monday, May 20: Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 23: Chicago at Detroit, 8 p.m.

x-Saturday, May 25: Detroit at Chicago, TBD

x-Monday, May 27: Chicago at Detroit, TBD

x-Wednesday, May 29: Detroit at Chicago, TBD

Los Angeles 1, San Jose 0

Tuesday, May 14: Los Angeles 2, San Jose 0

Thursday, May 16: San Jose at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Saturday, May 18: Los Angeles at San Jose, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21: Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m.

x-Thursday, May 23: San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

x-Sunday, May 26: Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD

x-Tuesday, May 28: San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD

NBA PLAYOFFS

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

x-if necessary

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Miami 4, Chicago 1

Monday, May 6: Chicago 93, Miami 86

Wednesday, May 8: Miami 115, Chicago 78

Friday, May 10: Miami 104, Chicago 94

Monday, May 13: Miami 88, Chicago 65

Wednesday, May 15: Miami 94, Chicago 91

Indiana 3, New York 1

Sunday, May 5: Indiana 102, New York 95

Tuesday, May 7: New York 105, Indiana 79

Saturday, May 11: Indiana 82, New York 71

Tuesday, May 14: Indiana 93, New York 82

Thursday, May 16: Indiana at New York, 8 p.m.

x-Saturday, May 18: New York at Indiana, 8 p.m.

x-Monday, May 20: Indiana at New York, 8 p.m.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

San Antonio 3, Golden State 2

Monday, May 6: San Antonio 129, Golden State 127, 2OT

Wednesday, May 8: Golden St. 100, San Antonio 91

Friday, May 10: San Antonio 102, Golden State 92

Sunday, May 12: Golden State 97, San Antonio 87, OT

Tuesday, May 14: San Antonio 109, Golden State 91

Thursday, May 16: San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

x-Sunday, May 19: Golden State at San Antonio, TBA

Memphis 3, Oklahoma City 1

Sunday, May 5: Oklahoma City 93, Memphis 91

Tuesday, May 7: Memphis 99, Oklahoma City 93

Saturday, May 11: Memphis 87, Oklahoma City 81

Monday, May 13: Memphis 103, Oklahoma City 97, OT

Wednesday, May 15: Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.

x-Friday, May 17: Oklahoma City at Memphis, 7 or 8 p.m.

x-Sunday, May 19: Memphis at Oklahoma City, 3:30 p.m.

Deals

Wednesday’s Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Optioned RHP Trevor Bauer to Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Assigned RHP Philip Humber outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent RHP Joba Chamberlain to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) and LHP Cesar Cabral to Tampa (FSL) for rehab assignments. Selected the contract of INF David Adams from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated 3B Chris Nelson for assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned OF Michael Taylor to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated OF Coco Crisp from the 15-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Scott Richmond on a minor league contract and assigned him to extended spring training.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent RHP Dustin McGowan to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated RHP Zack Greinke from the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 14.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Carlos Zambrano on a minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed INF John McDonald on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Jordy Mercer from Indianapolis (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Released RHP Fautino De Los Santos.

BASKETBALL

Women’s National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Signed F Jessica Moore.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Announced the retirement of LB Rolando McClain.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed LB Kiki Alonso.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed P Jordan Gay.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed C Tyler Horn. Released RB George Winn and OT Dann O’Neill.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed FB Braden Wilson.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Promoted Jason Jenkins to vice president of communications. Signed QB Aaron Corp. Waived LS Patrick Scales.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed Gs Jeff Baca and Travis Bond and P Jeff Locke.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DB Duron Harmon. Released DL Kyle Love.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed KR Josh Cribbs to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Agreed to terms with DT Akeem Spence.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed RB Chris Thompson and WR Lance Lewis.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

MLS — Reduced the two-game suspension of San Jose F Marvin Chavez to one game. Suspended Vancouver D Johnny Leveron, Chivas D Mario De Luna, Colorado F Edson Buddle and Real Salt Lake D Kwame Watson-Siriboe one game and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions in recent games.

D.C. UNITED — Announced the retirement of D Robbie Russell.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Terminated the contract of D Hanyer Mosquera.

COLLEGE

CHARLOTTE — Announced men’s basketball G Braxton Ogbueze has transferred from Florida.

CLEVELAND STATE--Named Tim Bilbrey strength and conditioning coach.

EMORY & HENRY — Named David Willson men’s basketball coach.

PENN STATE — Announced G Jermaine Marshall is leaving the men’s basketball team.

RUTGERS — Named Julie Hermann athletic director.

SAM HOUSTON STATE — Named Mike Collins assistant football coach.

SHENANDOAH — Named Chad Brashears men’s part-time assistant basketball coach.

TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN — Named Hannah Burleson women’s assistant basketball coach.

TCU — Suspended DE Devonte Fields two games for an unspecified violation of university and team policy.