Mt. Vernon Register-News

May 17, 2013

Sports calendar


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Today

Softball

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

Boys tennis

Mt. Vernon at Carbondale sectional 1 p.m.

Saturday

Baseball

Highland at Mt. Vernon (doubleheader) 11 a.m.

1A Webber regional

Webber vs. Woodlawn 1 p.m.

Softball

1A Woodlawn regional

Woodlawn vs. Wayne City 11 a.m.

MLB

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 25 15 .625 —

Baltimore 23 17 .575 2

Boston 23 17 .575 2

Tampa Bay 20 19 .513 4½

Toronto 17 24 .415 8½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Detroit 22 16 .579 —

Cleveland 22 17 .564 ½

Kansas City 20 17 .541 1½

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 25 .375 11

Houston 11 30 .268 15½

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

Toronto 11, San Francisco 3

Boston 9, Tampa Bay 2

Kansas City 9, L.A. Angels 5

Thursday’s Games

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

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

Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m.

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

Friday’s Games

Houston (Lyles 1-1) at Pittsburgh (J.Gomez 2-0), 7:05 p.m.

Seattle (Maurer 2-5) at Cleveland (U.Jimenez 3-2), 7:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Hellickson 1-2) at Baltimore (Hammel 5-1), 7:05 p.m.

Toronto (Buehrle 1-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 5-2), 7:05 p.m.

Detroit (Porcello 1-2) at Texas (Tepesch 3-3), 8:05 p.m.

Boston (Buchholz 6-0) at Minnesota (Worley 1-4), 8:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (Sale 4-2) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 3-2), 10:05 p.m.

Kansas City (Shields 2-3) at Oakland (Parker 2-5), 10:05 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Seattle at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.

Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 4:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 4:05 p.m.

Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

Boston at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 9:05 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Seattle at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.

Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Houston at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m.

Boston at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m.

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 22 18 .550 —

Washington 21 19 .525 1

Philadelphia 19 22 .463 3½

New York 15 23 .395 6

Miami 11 30 .268 11½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

St. Louis 26 14 .650 —

Cincinnati 25 16 .610 1½

Pittsburgh 24 17 .585 2½

Chicago 17 23 .425 9

Milwaukee 16 23 .410 9½

West Division

W L Pct GB

San Francisco 23 17 .575 —

Arizona 23 18 .561 ½

Colorado 21 19 .525 2

San Diego 18 21 .462 4½

Los Angeles 17 22 .436 5½

Wednesday’s Games

San Diego 8, Baltimore 4

Cleveland 10, Philadelphia 4

Arizona 5, Atlanta 3

Pittsburgh 3, Milwaukee 1

Toronto 11, San Francisco 3

Cincinnati 4, Miami 0

Chicago Cubs 6, Colorado 3

St. Louis 4, N.Y. Mets 2

L.A. Dodgers 3, Washington 1

Thursday’s Games

N.Y. Mets 5, St. Louis 2

Pittsburgh 7, Milwaukee 1

Cincinnati 5, Miami 3, 10 innings

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

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

Friday’s Games

N.Y. Mets (Harvey 4-0) at Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 1-5), 2:20 p.m.

Cincinnati (Cingrani 2-0) at Philadelphia (Lee 4-2), 7:05 p.m.

Houston (Lyles 1-1) at Pittsburgh (J.Gomez 2-0), 7:05 p.m.

Arizona (Cahill 2-4) at Miami (Slowey 1-3), 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 4-2) at Atlanta (Maholm 4-4), 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee (W.Peralta 3-3) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 4-2), 8:15 p.m.

San Francisco (Bumgarner 4-1) at Colorado (J.De La Rosa 4-3), 8:40 p.m.

Washington (G.Gonzalez 3-2) at San Diego (B.Smith 0-0), 10:10 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

N.Y. Mets at Chicago Cubs, 1:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.

Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

Arizona at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.

Milwaukee at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.

San Francisco at Colorado, 8:10 p.m.

Washington at San Diego, 8:40 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Arizona at Miami, 1:10 p.m.

Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m.

Houston at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m.

Milwaukee at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m.

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

San Francisco at Colorado, 4:10 p.m.

Washington at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.

NBA Playoffs

All Times EDT@z Agate head:

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

(Best-of-7)

(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 4, 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 88, Oklahoma City 84

NHL Playoffs

All Times EDT

(x-if necessary)

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Tuesday, April 30

Chicago 2, Minnesota 1, OT

St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1, OT

Anaheim 3, Detroit 1

Wednesday, May 1

Boston 4, Toronto 1

Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Islanders 0

San Jose 3, Vancouver 1

Thursday, May 2

Ottawa 4, Montreal 2

Washington 3, N.Y. Rangers 1

St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1

Detroit 5, Anaheim 4, OT

Friday, May 3

Montreal 3, Ottawa 1

N.Y. Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3

Chicago 5, Minnesota 2

San Jose 3, Vancouver 2, OT

Saturday, May 4

Washington 1, N.Y. Rangers 0

Toronto 4, Boston 2

Anaheim 4, Detroit 0

Los Angeles 1, St. Louis 0

Sunday, May 5

Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Islanders 4, OT

Ottawa 6, Montreal 1

San Jose 5, Vancouver 2

Minnesota 3, Chicago 2, OT

Monday, May 6

Boston 5, Toronto 2

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 3

Detroit 3, Anaheim 2, OT

Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 3

Tuesday, May 7

Ottawa 3, Montreal 2, OT

N.Y. Islanders 6, Pittsburgh 4

Chicago 3, Minnesota 0

San Jose 4, Vancouver 3, San Jose wins series 4-0

Wednesday, May 8

Boston 4, Toronto 3, OT

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 3

Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 2, OT

Anaheim 3, Detroit 2, OT

Thursday, May 9

Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 0

Ottawa 6, Montreal 1, Ottawa wins series 4-1

Chicago 5, Minnesota 1, Chicago wins series 4-1

Friday, May 10

Toronto 2, Boston 1

Washington 2, NY Rangers 1, OT

Detroit 4, Anaheim 3, OT

Los Angeles 2, St. Louis 1, Los Angeles wins series 4-2

Saturday, May 11

Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 3, OT, Pittsburgh wins series 4-2

Sunday, May 12

N.Y. Rangers 1, Washington 0

Toronto 2, Boston 1

Detroit 3, Anaheim 2, Detroit wins series 4-3

Monday, May 13

Boston 5, Toronto 4, OT, Boston wins series 4-3

N.Y. Rangers 5, Washington 0, N.Y. Rangers wins series 4-3

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

(Best-of-7)

Tuesday, May 14

Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1, Pittsburgh leads series 1-0

Los Angeles 2, San Jose 0, Los Angeles leads series 1-0

Wednesday, May 15

Chicago 4, Detroit 1, Chicago leads series 1-0

Thursday, May 16

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

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Friday, May 17

Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 18-

Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 9 p.m.

Sunday, May 19

N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 3 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, May 20

Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21

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

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22

Pittsburgh at Ottawa. 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 23

Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Detroit, 8 p.m.

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

Friday, May 24

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

Saturday, May 25

x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston TBD

x-Detroit at Chicago, TBD

Sunday, May 26

x-Pittsburgh at Ottawa, TBD

x-Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD

Monday, May 27

x-Boston at N.Y. Rangers, TBD

x-Chicago at Detroit, TBD

Tuesday, May 28

x-Ottawa at Pittsburgh, TBD

x-San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD

Wednesday, May 29-

x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston, TBD

x-Detroit at Chicago, TBD

Deals

BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Miami minor league RHP Juan Arias 50 games after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent LHP Tsuyoshi Wada to Norfolk (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Sent 2B Gordon Beckham and INF Angel Sanchez to Charlotte (IL) for rehab assignments.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent RHPs Blake Wood and Vinnie Pestano to Lake County (MWL) for rehab assignments. Optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Columbus (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned RHP Al Alburquerque to Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Evan Reed from Toledo.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned LHP Michael Roth to Arkansas (TL). Designated RHP Barry Enright for assignment. Recalled RHP Ryan Brasier from Salt Lake (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Billy Buckner from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned RHP Brett Marshall to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Recalled RHP Dellin Betances from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed LHP David Price on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Alex Torres from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS — Placed RHP Alexi Ogando on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Cory Burns from Round Rock (PCL).

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES — Placed LHP Jeff Francis on the 15-day DL. Designated INF Reid Brignac for assignment. Recalled INF D.J. LaMahieu and RHP Rob Scahill from Colorado Springs (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Sent LHP Ted Lilly to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Optioned C/1B Blake Lalli to Nashville (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Francisco Rodriguez from Nashville. Transferred 3B Taylor Green to the 60-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Charlie Morton to Altoona (EL) and 2B Chase d’Arnaud to Bradenton (FSL) for rehab assignments.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Sent LHP Clayton Richard to Tucson (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Sent OF Jayson Werth to Potomac (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. Placed C Wilson Ramos on the 15-day DL. Recalled C Jhonatan Solano from Syracuse (IL).

American Association

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed C Mark Radmacher.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released RHP Nate Kilcrease.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Released LHP Rusty Jones. Reinstated INF Bryant Nelson.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Released C Dan Coury.

TROIS RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed OF Jonathan Valdez.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released LHPs Garrett Bullock and Blake Monar.

FRONTIER GREYS — Signed 1B Blake Bergeron and RHP Bryce Shafer.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed INF Spiker Helms. Released LHP Mike Jefferson, OF Neiko Johnson and RHP Brett Kennedy.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Signed RHP Justin Erasmus. Released INF Alex Jones, RHP Dan Marcacci and C Jake Passini.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Released C Brian Erie, OF Robbie Kuzdale and 1B Kyle Weldon.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Released 1B Adam Derner, RHP Kyle DiMartino and C Derek Marshall.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Released C Zach Deutscher and RHPs Brad Propst, Preston Vancil and Andrew Virgili.

ROCKFORD AVIATORS — Signed RHP Seafth Howe and 1B Kenny Brand. Released INF Anthony Amadei, LHP Chuck Lukanen and 1B Trevor Whyte.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Sent RHP Trevor Harden to Rockford to complete an earlier trade. Released RHP Travis Bradshaw, C Scott Darlymple and LHP Nick Gillung.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Signed RHP Chris Squires. Released INF Brandon Brewer, RHP Phil Brua, LHP Ian MacDougall and OF Mike Mergenthaler.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Released RHP Cole Brand.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Signed RHPs Michael Click, Andy Mee and Blayne Weller and OF Chad Cregar to contract extensions. Released LHP Mark Kuzma and RHP Matt Robertson.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL FOUNDATION — Named Jason Taylor to the board of directors.

BUFFALO BILLS — Promoted assistant general manager/director of player personnel Doug Whaley to general manager. Named Jim Monos director of player personnel and Kelvin Fisher director of college scouting.

CHICAGO BEARS — Promoted Mark Sadowski to senior national scout.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Released G D.J. Hall. Signed DE Anthony Hargrove to a one-year contract.

JACKOSNVILLE JAGUARS — Claimed DT Kyle Love off waivers from New England. Released RB Montell Owens. Signed C Dan Gerberry.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Named Will Lewis director of pro scouting, Marvin Allen director of college scouting, Randy Ball pro scouting assistant and Trey Koziol area scout. Promoted Mike Borgonzi to assistant director of pro scouting, Dom Green to assistant director of college scouting, Brett Veach to pro and college personnel analyst and Ryan Poles to college coordinator.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Claimed WR Marvin McNutt off waivers from Philadelphia. Signed FB Rupert Bryan. Waived/injured DT Chas Alecxih and WR Taylor Stockemer.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed CB Logan Ryan.

NEW YORK JETS — Announced the retirement of QB David Garrard.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed WR/KR Josh Cribbs and QB Matt McGloin.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed S Shamarko Thomas to a four-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed FB Spencer Ware to a multiyear contract.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed RB Jawan Jamison.

Arena Football Leage

SAN JOSE SABERCATS — Have been assigned FB Sifa Etu on a one-year contract. Placed WR Jamarko Simmons on inactive reserve.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended San Jose F Raffi Torres for the remainder of the Western Conference semifinals for an illegal hit to the head during Tuesday’s game.

PHOENIX COYOTES — Signed F Rob Klinkhammer to a two-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Waived M Sainey Nyassi.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Traded F Bobby Convey to Toronto for a 2014 third-round draft pick.

COLLEGE

INDIANA — Announced men’s basketball G Evan Gordon is transferring from Arizona State.

RADFORD — Named Mike McGuire women’s basketball coach, Brett Self and Fran Recchia women’s assistant basketball coaches and Abby Oliver director of women’s basketball operations.

SOUTH ALABAMA — Named Dan Presel and Mallory Luckett women’s assistant basketball coaches.

VIRGINIA — Announced RB Clifton Richardson will transfer.

WASHINGTON — Named Raphael Chillious men’s assistant basketball coach.