Scoreboard: April 9

April 9, 2013 

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BASEBALL

American League

HOUSTON ASTROS—Placed RHP Josh Fields on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 4. Recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Oklahoma City (PCL).

TEXAS RANGERS—Acquired C Robinson Chirinos from Tampa Bay for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed 1B Mauro Gomez off waivers from Boston and optioned him to Buffalo (IL).

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Activated 3B David Freese from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ryan Jackson to Memphis (PCL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS—Signed F Malcolm Thomas for the remainder of the season.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed P Will Batson.

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed QB Kevin Kolb to a two-year contract.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

DALLAS STARS—Recalled D Jordie Benn from Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED—Reassigned F Riley Sheahan to Grand Rapids (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS—Recalled D Nathan Beaulieu from Hamilton (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS—Signed G Troy Grosenick to an entry-level contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Recalled D Mark Barberio from Syracuse (AHL). Reassigned D Matt Taormina to Syracuse.

COLLEGE

CLEMSON—Named Audra Smith women's basketball coach.

NEW MEXICO—Announced junior guard Tony Snell will enter the NBA draft.

Heartland collegiate athletic conference—Named Transylvania sophomore Graham Winchester baseball hitter of the week. Named Transylvania sophomore Dylan Conner men's tennis player of the week.

Mid-south conference—Named Lindsey Wilson's Manuel Alonso baseball player of the week. Named Cumberlands' Jonathan Paquet baseball pitcher of the week. Named Cumberlands sophomore Jessica Roper softball player of the week.

Kentucky intercollegiate athletic conference—Named Berea sophomore Kari Kviten softball player of the week. Named Berea freshman Layne Callow women's outdoor track athlete of the week. Named Berea junior Tyler Powell men's outdoor track athlete of the week.

Baseball

Minor LEague

South Atlantic League

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Delmarva (Orioles) 4 1 .800 —

Greensboro (Marlins) 3 2 .600 1

Kannapolis (White Sox) 3 2 .600 1

Hagerstown (Nationals) 2 3 .400 2

Hickory (Rangers) 2 3 .400 2

Lakewood (Phillies) 1 4 .200 3

West Virginia (Pirates) 1 4 .200 3

Southern Division

Augusta (Giants) 4 1 .800 —

Asheville (Rockies) 3 2 .600 1

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 3 2 .600 1

Rome (Braves) 3 2 .600 1

Greenville (Red Sox) 2 3 .400 2

Lexington (Royals) 2 3 .400 2

Savannah (Mets) 2 3 .400 2

Monday's games

Hickory 5, Greenville 4

Hagerstown 7, Lakewood 6 (10)

Rome 7, Greensboro 6

Lexington 4, Asheville 3

Augusta 6, Savannah 5

Charleston, S.C. 9, West Virginia 4

Delmarva 6, Kannapolis 4

Tuesday's games

Greenville at Hickory, 6 p.m.

Hagerstown at Lakewood, 6:35 p.m.

Greensboro at Rome, 7 p.m.

Kannapolis at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

Asheville at Lexington, 7:05 p.m.

Charleston, S.C. at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

Augusta at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

College

collegiate baseball poll

The Collegiate Baseball poll with records through Sunday, points and previous rank. Voting is done by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors.

Record Pts Pv

1. Louisiana St. 30-2 498 2

2. North Carolina 29-2 497 1

3. Vanderbilt 29-4 496 3

4. Virginia 29-3 494 4

5. Cal St. Fullerton 28-4 491 5

6. Oregon St. 25-5 486 6

7. Florida St. 27-5 483 7

8. Oklahoma 27-6 480 10

9. Oregon 23-8 476 8

10. Arkansas 23-9 473 11

11. Louisville 25-6 470 12

12. South Carolina 26-7 468 14

13. Indiana 25-4 463 16

14. Kentucky 22-9 460 9

15. UCLA 19-9 457 13

16. Notre Dame 19-10 453 23

17. Clemson 21-11 449 NR

18. Georgia Tech 23-9 443 15

19. N.C. State 24-10 441 27

20. Cal Poly 21-8 440 17

21. Rice 23-11 439 28

22. Alabama 20-13 437 22

23. Stanford 16-10 435 NR

24. Texas A&M 20-13 431 18

25. Arizona 21-11 429 NR

26. Mississippi St. 26-9 428 24

27. Arizona St. 19-9-1 426 NR

28. Houston 24-9 423 20

29. Florida Gulf Coast 20-8 419 25

30. Creighton 18-6 415 NR

Baseball america poll

The top-25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through Sunday and ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America).

Record Pv

1. North Carolina 29-2 1

2. Vanderbilt 29-4 2

3. Louisiana State 30-2 3

4. Cal State Fullerton 28-4 4

5. Virginia 29-3 5

6. Oregon State 25-5 6

7. Florida State 27-5 8

8. Louisville 25-6 9

9. Oklahoma 27-6 13

10. Arkansas 23-9 14

11. South Carolina 26-7 15

12. Indiana 25-4 16

13. Kentucky 22-9 7

14. Rice 23-11 18

15. Arizona State 19-9 24

16. Oregon 23-8 11

17. UCLA 19-9 10

18. Notre Dame 19-10 20

19. North Carolina St. 24-10 NR

20. Georgia Tech 23-9 12

21. Mississippi State 26-9 NR

22. Clemson 21-11 NR

23. Mississippi 23-9 17

24. Houston 24-9 19

25. Campbell 28-5 NR

high school

Ashland Blazer 001 014 2—8 9 4

Ironton (Ohio) 000 030 0—3 5 3

Cox, Kelley (5), Hall (6) and Fritz; Easterling, White (7) and Phillips. W—Kelley. L—Easterling. 2B—A: O'Bryan, Hall.

11th Region All "A" Classic at Lexington Christian

LCA 314 43 —15 14 0

Berea 000 00 —0 0 0

Cooper and Smith; G. Long, Wikerson (4) and J. Smith. W—Cooper. L—Long. 2B—LCA: Schacht, Barker, Steele, Malicote, Cooper. 3B—LCA: Shewmaker. HR—LCA: Henzman.

Records — Lexington Christian 6-3, Berea 8-4.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

z-Miami 60 16 .789 —

x-New York 50 26 .658 10

y-Indiana 48 29 .623 12½

x-Brooklyn 44 32 .579 16

x-Chicago 42 34 .553 18

x-Atlanta 42 36 .538 19

x-Boston 40 37 .519 20½

x-Milwaukee 37 39 .487 23

Philadelphia 31 45 .408 29

Toronto 29 48 .377 31½

Washington 29 48 .377 31½

Detroit 26 52 .333 35

Cleveland 24 52 .316 36

Orlando 19 59 .244 42

Charlotte 18 59 .234 42½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

y-San Antonio 57 20 .740 —

x-Oklahoma City 56 21 .727 1

x-Denver 53 24 .688 4

y-L.A. Clippers 51 26 .662 6

x-Memphis 52 25 .675 5

Golden State 44 33 .571 13

Houston 43 34 .558 14

Utah 41 37 .526 16½

L.A. Lakers 40 37 .519 17

Dallas 38 39 .494 19

Portland 33 44 .429 24

Minnesota 29 47 .382 27½

New Orleans 27 50 .351 30

Sacramento 27 50 .351 30

Phoenix 23 54 .299 34

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

z-clinched conference

Monday's games

No games scheduled

Tuesday's games

Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Washington at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Toronto at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Houston, 8 p.m.

Charlotte at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Utah, 9 p.m.

Minnesota at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

New Orleans at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Detroit at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Miami at Washington, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn at Boston, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Portland, 10 p.m.

New Orleans at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Denver, 10:30 p.m.

Golf

college men

Gary Koch Invitational at Tampa

First round

1. Florida State 555 -21

2. Georgia Tech 556 -20

3. Auburn 568 -8

4. Florida 573 -3

t5. Wake Forest 578 +2

t5. College of Charleston 578 +2

7. Kentucky 579 +3

8. North Florida 583 +7

9. Jacksonville 587 +11

10. Georgia Southern 592 +16

11. South Florida 593 +17

12. North Carolina Greensboro

599 +23

t13. Ohio State 600 +24

t13. Pacific 600 +24

Kentucky players

t18. Ben Stow 143 -1

t20. Chase Parker 144 E

t29. Cody Martin 146 +2

t29. Stephen Powers 146 +2

t47. Will Bishop 149 +5

Horse racing

thoroughbred

NTRA 3-year-old poll

The 2013 Three Year-Old Thoroughred Poll, conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association NTRA, covering racing performances through April 7. Rankings based on the votes of sports and thoroughbred racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis with first place votes in parentheses, record, total points and previous rank (Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare):

S St 1 2 3 Pts Prv

1. Verrazano (23) C 4 4 0 0 460 2

2. Orb (17) C 3 3 0 0 455 1

3. Revolutionary (6)

C 2 2 0 0 313 3

4. Goldencents C 3 2 0 0 305 —

5. Normandy Invasion (1)

C 2 0 1 0 258 —

6. Itsmyluckyday (1)

C 3 2 1 0 218 5

7. Vyjack G 3 2 0 1 152 4

8. Dreaming Of Julia (1)

F 2 1 1 0 106 10

9. Will Take ChargeC 3 2 0 0 91 9

10. Oxbow C 3 1 1 0 79 8

Other horses receiving votes: Flashback 60, Beholder 52, Govenor Charlie 33, Uncaptured 27, Mylute 25, War Academy 19, Black Onyx 17, Rydilluc 13, Java's War 11, Hear The Ghost 10, Emollient 9, Midnight Lucky 9, Lines Of Battle 7, Close Hatches 5, Den's Legacy 4, Palace Malice 4, Shanghai Bobby 4, Power Broker 2, Code West 1, Noble Tune 1.

NTRA Throughbred poll

The 2013 Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association NTRA, covering racing performances through April 7. Rankings based on the votes of sports and thoroughbred racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis with first place votes in parentheses, record, total points and previous rank (Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare, R-ridgling):

A-S St 1 2 3 Pts Prv

1. Game On Dude (20)

6-G 2 2 0 0 452 1

2. Animal Kingdom (20)

5-H 2 1 1 0 402 2

3. Wise Dan (6) 6-G 0 0 0 0 319 3

4. Point Of Entry (2)

5-H 1 1 0 0 309 4

5. Graydar 4-C 2 2 0 0 276 5

6. Fort Larned (2)5-H 1 0 0 0 187 6

7. Royal Delta 5-M 2 1 0 0 170 7

8. Suggestive Boy5-H 2 2 0 0 123 8

9. Ron The Greek6-H 2 1 0 0 81 9

10. Verrazano 3-C 4 4 0 0 59 —

Other horses receiving votes: Orb 44, Mizdirection 38, Mark Valeski 32, Dreaming Of Julia 28, Joyful Victory 21, Cigar Street 19, Beholder 18, Groupie Doll 17, Jimmy Creed 14, Successful Dan 14, Swagger Jack 13, Data Link 12, Bright Thought 11, Sahara Sky 10, Twilight Eclipse 10, Mucho Macho Man 9, Normandy Invasion 7, Amira's Prince 6, Believe You Can 6, Called To Serve 6, Little Mike 6, Unlimited Budget 5, Dullahan 4, Jeranimo 4, Revolutionary 4, Bourbon Courage 3, Discreet Dancer 3, Paynter 2, Take Charge Indy 2, Delaunay 1, Golden Mystery 1, Old Tune 1, Silentio 1.

Points Standings

Kentucky Derby

Horse Points

Orb 150

Verrazano 150

Goldencents 129

Revolutionary 110

Lines of Battle 100

Vyjack 70

Flashback 70

Will Take Charge 60

Itsmyluckyday 50

Govenor Charlie 50

Black Onyx 50

Normandy Invasion 44

Mylute 42

Oxbow 36

Uncaptured 30

Super Ninety Nine 30

Java's War 22

Merit Man 20

Den's Legacy 20

Falling Sky 20

Departing 20

Code West 20

West Hills Giant 20

Tiz A Minister 20

Golden Soul 14

Dynamic Sky 13

Overanalyze 10

Power Broker 10

Mr Palmer 10

Abraham 10

Elnaawi 10

Giant Finish 10

Narvaez 10

Palace Malice 10

Texas Bling 9

Siete de Oros 7

He's Had Enough 6

Fear The Kitten 6

Shakin It Up 5

Tesseron 5

Taken By The Storm 5

Capo Bastone 4

Frac Daddy 4

Carving 2

Clearly Now 2

Heaven's Runway 2

My Name Is Michael 2

Always in a Tiz 2

Dewey Square 2

Manando 2

Dry Summer 1

Amerigo Vespucci 1

Joshua's Comprise 1

Quinzieme Monarque 1

Channel Isle 1

Little Jerry 1Kentucky Oaks

Horse Points

Will Take Charge 60

Vyjack 50

Govenor Charlie 50

Black Onyx 50

Orb 50

Verrazano 50

Hear the Ghost 50

Oxbow 36

Uncaptured 30

Flashback 30

Goldencents 29

Shanghai Bobby 24

Java's War 22

Den's Legacy 20

Falling Sky 20

West Hills Giant 20

Code West 20

Dynamic Sky 13

Speak Logistics 11

Itsmyluckyday 10

Overanalyze 10

Super Ninety Nine 10

Power Broker 10

Revolutionary 10

Abraham 10

Elnaawi 10

Palace Malice 10

Tiz a Minister 10

Texas Bling 9

Siete de Oros 7

He's Had Enough 6

Fear the Kitten 6

Shakin It Up 5

Tesseron 5

Taken by the Storm 5

Capo Bastone 4

Normandy Invasion 4

Golden Soul 4

Escapefromreality 4

Frac Daddy 4

Fortify 3

Mylute 2

Carving 2

Clearly Now 2

Heaven's Runway 2

My Name Is Michael 2

Always in a Tiz 2

Dewey Square 2

Manando 2

Dry Summer 1

Amerigo Vespucci 1

Joshua's Comprise 1

Quinzieme Monarque 1

Channel Isle 1

Little Jerry 1

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

x-Pittsburgh 29 10 0 58 127 95

d-Montreal 25 8 5 55 120 91

d-Washington 20 17 2 42 117 110

Boston 25 9 4 54 108 81

Toronto 22 13 4 48 121 109

Ottawa 19 13 6 44 94 85

N.Y. Rangers 19 16 4 42 96 94

N.Y. Islanders 19 16 442 113 119

New Jersey 15 14 10 40 92 106

Winnipeg 19 19 2 40 98 120

Buffalo 16 17 6 38 105 118

Philadelphia 17 18 3 37 106 118

Carolina 16 20 2 34 99 121

Tampa Bay 16 20 2 34 121 114

Florida 13 20 6 32 96 132

WESTERN CONFERENCE

x-Chicago 29 5 4 62 128 83

d-Anaheim 26 8 5 57 121 98

d-Vancouver 21 11 6 48 103 95

Los Angeles 22 13 4 48 114 96

San Jose 20 11 7 47 98 94

Minnesota 22 14 2 46 103 97

St. Louis 21 14 2 44 106 98

Detroit 19 15 5 43 99 101

Phoenix 17 15 6 40 105 104

Dallas 18 17 3 39 104 117

Edmonton 16 15 7 39 100 106

Columbus 16 16 7 39 91 104

Nashville 15 17 8 38 96 109

Calgary 13 20 4 30 99 133

Colorado 12 21 5 29 89 121

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

d-division leader

x-clinched playoff spot Sunday's Games

Monday's games

Boston 6, Carolina 2

Toronto 4, N.Y. Rangers 3

Calgary at Colorado (n)

Phoenix at Vancouver (n)

Edmonton at Anaheim (n)

Tuesday's games

Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7 p.m.

San Jose at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Washington at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Buffalo at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Boston at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.

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

Vancouver at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Colorado at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Lacrosse

high school

At Covington Catholic

Tates Creek def. Covington Catholic 12-10

Goals—TC: Blackwell 6, Schaefer 4, Wright 1, Borkosky 1; CC: Stuttler 3, Greg 3, Brooks 2, Burger 1, Craig 1.

Goalkeepers—TC: Porter; CC: Tobler

Record s— Tates Creek 6-3, Covington Catholic 4-1

Softball

high school

Paul Dunbar 434 6—17 11 0

Bryan Station 000 2—2 3 1

Zander and Ferguson; Horton, Hall (3), Beal (4) and Pyles, Tolson (3). W—Zander. L—Horton. 2B—PD: Zander, Shanks; BS: Witt. 3B—PD: Harvey 2.

Records — Paul Dunbar 6-5, Bryan Station 1-3.

Tennis

high school boys

At Lexington Christian

LCA def. East Jessamine 5-0

Singles

Landon Puckett (LCA) def Taylor Harper (EJ) 6-1, 6-1

Brody Bilderback (LCA) def Sumner Blue (EJ) 6-2, 6-2

Jasen Sonday (LCA) def Wyatt McDonald (EJ) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

Adam Slone/Ryan Ludt (LCA) def Timmy Bradshaw/Zach Bruner (EJ) 6-0, 6-0

Clay Thornton/Austin Jones (LCA) def Dale Devore/Glen Henson (EJ) 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (4)

high school girls

At Lexington Christian

Lexington Christian def. East Jessamine 5-0

Singles

Christen Puckett (LCA) def Kasey Kibler (EJ) 6-4, 6-1

Spencer Branham (LCA) def Katie Turner (EJ) 6-2, 6-2

Emily Parks (LCA) def Jennifer Terrazas (EJ) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

Katie Eden/Hannah Sither (LCA) def Kasey Kibler/Katie Turner (EJ) 6-1, 6-0

Meredith Macy/Hannah Harris (LCA) def Cherokee Thacker/Lindsey Mercer (EJ) 6-0, 6-0

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