Scoreboard: May 7

May 7, 2013 

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Assigned RHP Zach Clark to Bowie (EL).

BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Andrew Bailey on the 15-day DL. Reinstated LHP Craig Breslow from the 15-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent OF Michael Bourn to Columbus (IL) for a rehab assignment.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Designated OFs Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez for assignment. Reinstated OF J.D. Martinez from the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of OF Trevor Crowe from Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled INF/OF Jimmy Paredes from Oklahoma City. Optioned INF Brandon Laird to Oklahoma City.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Assigned RHP Cody Eppley outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Reinstated C Brian McCann from the 15-day DL. Optioned SS Tyler Pastornicky to Gwinnett (IL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Designated RHP Kameron Loe for assignment. Optioned OF Dave Sappelt to Iowa (PCL). Selected the contract of OF Ryan Sweeney from Iowa. Recalled RHP Rafael Dolis from Iowa.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP Greg Smith on a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned OF Jermaine Curtis to Memphis (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed LHP Clayton Richard on the 15-day DL. Reinstated RHP Tyson Ross from the 15-day DL.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Chicago G Marco Belinelli $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during Saturday's game.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed RB De'Leon Eskridge and DE J.D. Griggs. Waived LB Greg Jones and RB Richard Murphy.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released P Chris Kluwe and WR Nicholas Edwards. Signed OT Brandon Keith and WR Adam Thielen.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released RB Quentin Hines and LB Ian Sluss.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Announced the retirement of special assistant Joe Greene. Signed OT Guy Whimper and LB Terence Garvin. Released C Ivory Wade and DT Anthony Rashad White.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Named JoJo Wooden director of player personnel and Kevin Kelly director of college scouting.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed G Adam Snyder to a two-year contract. Named Ronald Curry assistant offensive coach.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed DT Andre Neblett, WRs Jheranie Boyd and Chris Denton, OT Jace Daniels and LB Ka'lial Glaud. Waived DT Richard Clebert, WR D.J. Monroe and RB Akeem Shavers. Terminated the contractws of G Roger Allen and DE George Selvie.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

EDMONTON OILERS — Reassigned D Nathan Deck from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Stockton (ECHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled G Martin Jones and G Jean-Francois Berube from Ontario (ECHL)

MINNESOTA WILD — Recalled D Matt Dumba and F Carson McMillan from Houston (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed D Radko Gudas to a three-year contract.

TENNIS

WORLD TEAM TENNIS — Announced Venus Williams and Andy Roddick are part owners of the league.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS — Announced QB Brandon Mitchell, DE Austin Flynn, S Defonta Lowe and RB Keante Minor will transfer.

FLORIDA — Announced men's basketball G-F DeVon Walker will transfer.

KANSAS — Named Kale Pick graduate football assistant for offense.

Ohio valley conference — Named Eastern Kentucky sophomore Leanna Pittsenbarger softball pitcher of the week. Named Morehead State sophomore Kane Sweeney baseball co-player of the week.

Sun Belt conference — Named Western Kentucky senior Katrina Metoyer softball player of the week. Named Western Kentucky senior Ryan Huck baseball player of the week.

Baseball

minor league

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hagerstown (Nationals) 17 11 .607 —

Hickory (Rangers) 18 12 .600 —

Delmarva (Orioles) 15 16 .484 3½

Greensboro (Marlins) 14 17 .452 4½

West Virginia (Pirates) 13 16 .448 4½

Kannapolis (White Sox) 11 18 .379 6½

Lakewood (Phillies) 9 21 .300 9

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Savannah (Mets) 18 11 .621 —

Rome (Braves) 17 11 .607 ½

Augusta (Giants) 18 12 .600 ½

Asheville (Rockies) 17 13 .567 1½

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees)

15 14 .517 3

Lexington (Royals) 15 16 .484 4

Greenville (Red Sox) 10 19 .345 8

Monday's games

Hickory 4, Savannah 3, (8) 1st game

Hagerstown at Rome, 1st game, ppd., rain

Asheville 6, Augusta 2, 1st game

Greensboro 2, Kannapolis 1, 1st game

Hickory 5, Savannah 3, 2nd game

Lexington 2, Lakewood 0

Charleston, S.C. 10, Delmarva 4

Greenville at West Virginia, ppd., rain

Augusta 4, Asheville 1, 2nd game

Kannapolis 4, Greensboro 2, 2nd game

Hagerstown at Rome, 2nd game, ccd., rain

Tuesday's games

Hagerstown at Rome, 10:30 a.m., 1st game

Charleston, S.C. at Delmarva, 10:35 a.m.

Savannah at Hickory, 11 a.m.

Hagerstown at Rome, 1 p.m., 2nd game

Asheville at Augusta, 2:05 p.m.

Greenville at West Virginia, 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Lexington at Lakewood, 6:35 p.m.

Greensboro at Kannapolis, 7:05 p.m.

Greenville at West Virginia, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game

Lexington 000 100 001—2 6 1

Lakewood 000 000 000—0 3 1

Birkchouse, Mills (7) and Shin; Mecias, Nunez (5) and Numata. W—Brickhouse (1-3). L—Mecias (0-2). 2B—Arteaga (Lex), Ludy (Lake). 3B—Ford (Lex).

Records — Lexington 15-16, Lakewood 9-21.

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. Vanderbilt 41-6 497 1

2. North Carolina 42-4 496 2

3. LSU 43-6 494 3

4. Cal State Fullerton 39-7 492 4

5. Oregon State 37-8 489 5

6. Oregon 37-11 488 6

7. N.C. State 37-11 485 7

8. Virginia 39-8 484 8

9. Florida State 38-9 482 9

10. Louisville 37-10 476 11

11. UCLA 31-13 473 12

12. Arkansas 32-16 469 16

13. Oklahoma 34-14 467 10

14. Arizona State 30-14-1 464 13

15. Clemson 30-15 462 14

16. South Carolina 33-14 459 15

17. Pittsburgh 36-11 458 17

18. New Mexico 30-17 456 18

19. Stanford 26-16 452 22

20. South Florida 31-16 448 20

21. Indiana 35-9 444 21

22. Cal Poly 31-14 440 24

23. South Alabama 36-13 438 25

24. Mississippi State 36-13 435 28

25. Troy 35-12 432 —

26. Rice 31-15 429 27

27. Mississippi 33-16 427 26

28. Sam Houston State 31-17 424 —

29. Kansas State 34-15 421 —

30. Campbell 39-9 419 29

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 42-4 1

2. Vanderbilt 41-6 2

3. LSU 43-6 3

4. Cal State Fullerton 39-7 4

5. N.C. State 37-11 5

6. Oregon State 37-8 6

7. Virginia 39-8 7

8. UCLA 31-13 9

9. Florida State 38-9 10

10. Oregon 37-11 11

11. Arkansas 32-16 14

12. Louisville37-10 13

13. Arizona State 30-14 8

14. Indiana 35-9 16

15. South Carolina 33-14 15

16. New Mexico 30-17 17

17. Rice 31-15 19

18. Oklahoma 34-14 12

19. Clemson 30-15 18

20. South Alabama 36-13 20

21. Mississippi State 36-13 22

22. Virginia Tech 30-19 25

23. South Florida 31-16 —

24. Pittsburgh 36-11 —

25. Stanford 26-16 —

Basketball

nba

playoffs

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

FIRST ROUND

Saturday, April 20

New York 85, Boston 78

Denver 97, Golden State 95

Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89

L.A. Clippers 112, Memphis 91

Sunday, April 21

Indiana 107, Atlanta 90

San Antonio 91, L.A. Lakers 79

Miami 110, Milwaukee 87

Oklahoma City 120, Houston 91

Monday, April 22

Chicago 90, Brooklyn 82

L.A. Clippers 93, Memphis 91

Tuesday, April 23

Miami 98, Milwaukee 86

New York 87, Boston 71

Golden State 131, Denver 117

Wednesday, April 24

Oklahoma City 105, Houston 102

Indiana 113, Atlanta 98

San Antonio 102, L.A. Lakers 91

Thursday, April 25

Miami 104, Milwaukee 91

Chicago 79, Brooklyn 76

Memphis 94, L.A. Clippers 82

Friday, April 26

New York 90, Boston 76

San Antonio 120, L.A. Lakers 89

Golden State 110, Denver 108

Saturday, April 27

Chicago 142, Brooklyn 134 (3OT)

Memphis 104, L.A. Clippers 83

Atlanta 90, Indiana 69

Oklahoma City 104, Houston 101

Sunday, April 28

Boston 97, New York 90

Miami 88, Milwaukee 77, Miami wins series 4-0

San Antonio 103, L.A. Lakers 82, San Antonio wins series 4-0

Golden State 115, Denver 101

Monday, April 29

Brooklyn 110, Chicago 91

Atlanta 102, Indiana 91

Houston 105, Oklahoma City 103

Tuesday, April 30

Denver 107, Golden State 100

Memphis 103, L.A. Clippers 93

Wednesday, May 1

Boston 92, New York 86

Indiana 106, Atlanta 83

Houston 107, Oklahoma City 100

Thursday's games

Brooklyn 95, Chicago 92, series tied 3-3

Golden State 92, Denver 88, Golden State wins series 4-2

Friday's games

New York 88, Boston 80, New York wins series 4-2

Indiana 81, Atlanta 73, Indiana wins series 4-2

Oklahoma City 103, Houston 94, Oklahoma City wins series 4-2

Memphis 118, L.A. Clippers 105, Memphis wins series 4-2

Saturday's game

Chicago 99, Brooklyn 93, Chicago wins series 4-3

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

Sunday's games

Oklahoma City 93, Memphis 91

Oklahoma City leads series 1-0

Indiana 102, New York 95

Indiana leads series 1-0

Monday's games

Chicago 93, Miami 86

Chicago leads series 1-0

Golden State at San Antonio (n)

Tuesday's games

Indiana at New York, 7 p.m.

Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8

Chicago at Miami, 7 p.m.

Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

Friday, May 10

Miami at Chicago, 8 p.m.

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

Saturday, May 11

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 5 p.m.

New York at Indiana, 8 p.m.

Bulls 93, Heat 86

CHICAGO (93) — Butler 5-13 9-10 21, Boozer 3-11 0-0 6, Noah 5-9 3-3 13, Robinson 8-16 8-10 27, Belinelli 3-10 2-2 10, Gibson 5-9 2-4 12, Mohammed 2-3 0-0 4, Teague 0-0 0-0 0, Cook 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-71 24-29 93.

MIAMI (86) — James 8-17 7-9 24, Haslem 2-5 0-2 4, Bosh 3-10 2-2 9, Chalmers 1-5 3-6 5, Wade 7-16 0-0 14, Battier 2-7 0-0 6, Cole 3-4 0-0 7, Allen 2-7 4-4 9, Andersen 1-2 1-2 3, Miller 2-5 0-0 5. Totals 31-78 17-25 86.

Chicago 21 16 21 35—93

Miami 15 22 25 24—86

Three-point goals—Chicago 7-18 (Robinson 3-8, Butler 2-4, Belinelli 2-6), Miami 7-24 (Battier 2-7, Cole 1-1, Bosh 1-2, James 1-3, Allen 1-4, Miller 1-4, Wade 0-1, Chalmers 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Chicago 57 (Butler 14), Miami 43 (James 8). Assists—Chicago 20 (Robinson 9), Miami 20 (James, Chalmers 7). Total fouls—Chicago 20, Miami 24. Technicals—Chicago defensive three-second 2. A—19,685 (19,600).

Hockey

nhl

playoffs

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

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's games

Ottawa 4, Montreal 2

Washington 3, N.Y. Rangers 1

St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1

Detroit 5, Anaheim 4 (OT), series tied 1-1

Friday's games

Montreal 3, Ottawa 1, series tied 1-1

N.Y. Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3, series tied 1-1

Chicago 5, Minnesota 2, Chicago leads series 2-0

San Jose 3, Vancouver 2 (OT), San Jose leads series 2-0

Saturday's games

Washington 1, N.Y. Rangers 0, Washington leads series 2-0

Toronto 4, Boston 2, series tied 1-1

Anaheim 4, Detroit 0, Anaheim leads series 2-1

St. Louis at Los Angeles (n), St. Louis led series 2-0

Sunday's games

Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Islanders 4 (OT)

Pittsburgh leads series 2-1

Minnesota 3, Chicago 2 (OT)

Chicago leads series 2-1

Ottawa 6, Montreal 1

Ottawa leads series 2-1

San Jose 5, Vancouver 2

San Jose leads series 3-0

Monday's games

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 3

Washington leads series 2-1

Boston 5, Toronto 2

Boston leads series 2-1

Anaheim at Detroit (n)

St. Louis at Los Angeles (n)

Tuesday, May 7

Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

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

Chicago at Minnesota, 9:30 p.m.

Vancouver at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8

Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m.

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

Detroit at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

x-Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBD

Thursday, May 9

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

Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m.

x-San Jose at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

x-Minnesota at Chicago, TBD

Friday, May 10

Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m.

x-NY Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.

x-St. Louis at Los Angeles, TBD

x-Anaheim at Detroit, TBD

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 Sunday. 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. Orb (52) C 4 4 0 0 520 1

2. Revolutionary C 3 2 0 1 450 3

3. Normandy Invasion

C 3 0 1 0 347 5

4. Golden Soul C 4 0 2 0 279 —

5. Mylute C 3 0 1 0 184 —

6. Verrazano C 5 4 0 0 160 2

7. Departing G 4 3 0 1 125 —

8. Goldencents C 4 2 0 0 117 4

9. Beholder F 4 2 2 0 115 —

10. Princess Of Sylmar

F 4 3 1 0 112 —

Others receiving votes: Oxbow 102, Dreaming Of Julia 70, Itsmyluckyday 64, Will Take Charge 45, Overanalyze 31, Unlimited Budget 26, Noble Tune 18, Govenor Charlie 17, Java's War 15, Abstraction 12, Lines Of Battle 12, Palace Malice 8, Bellarmine 4, Den's Legacy 4, Hear The Ghost 4, So Many Ways 4, Vyjack 4, Fear The Kitten 3, Charming Kitten 2, Close Hatches 2, Forty Tales 2, Code West 1, Shanghai Bobby 1.

NTRA Throughbred poll

The 2013 Thoroughbred Poll conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association NTRA, covering racing performances through Sunday. 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. Wise Dan (34)6-G 2 2 0 0 485 2

2. Game On Dude (8)

6-G 3 3 0 0 444 1

3. Animal Kingdom (5)

5-H 2 1 1 0 351 3

4. Orb (4) 3-C 4 4 0 0 293 —

5. Point Of Entry (1)

5-H 1 1 0 0 292 4

6. Royal Delta 5-M 2 1 0 0 157 6

7. Graydar 4-C 2 2 0 0 154 5

8. Take Charge Indy

4-C 3 1 1 1 96 —

9. Suggestive Boy

5-H 2 2 0 0 91 7

10. Ron The Greek

6-H 3 1 0 1 60 8

Others receiving votes: Mizdirection 58, Delaunay 41, Flat Out 39, Fort Larned 39, Successful Dan 35, Joyful Victory 23, Mark Valeski 22, Cyber Secret 21, Centre Court 15, Cigar Street 15, Jimmy Creed 11, Aubby K 10, Princess Of Sylmar 10, Swagger Jack 10, Amira's Prince 9, Bright Thought 8, Clubhouse Ride 8, Stephanie's Kitten 7, Dreaming Of Julia 6, Optimizer 6, Dullahan 5, Revolutionary 5, Beholder 4, Discreet Dancer 4, On Fire Baby 4, Twilight Eclipse 4, Liaison 3, Data Link 2, Groupie Doll 2, Jeranimo 2, Normandy Invasion 2, Sahara Sky 2, Verrazano 2, Bourbon Courage 1, Chamberlain Bridge 1, Comma To The Top 1.

Lacrosse

high school boys

At Greenwood

Henry Clay 24, Glasgow 2

Goals—HC—DeCamp 5, Perkins 3, Fredlock 2, Linton 4, Gardner 3, Clay 2, Alford 1, Fox 1, Gann 1, Reece 1, VanMeter 1 G—Lynch 1, Button 1

Goalkeepers—HC—Erickson G—Balthazar

Records—Henry Clay 13-0, Glasgow 0-8

Softball

college

final sec standings

Eastern division

SEC All

Florida 18-6 49-7

Tennessee 16-6 43-9

Missouri 15-8 33-10

Georgia 14-9 37-18

Kentucky 13-11 38-17

South Carolina 8-16 31-22

Western Division

LSU 15-8 40-13

Arkansas 12-10 34-17

Alabama 13-11 41-12

Texas A&M 10-13 39-14

Mississippi State 8-16 32-21

Auburn 7-17 30-23

Mississippi 3-21 25-31

SEC tournament schedule

At John Cropp Stadium at Kentucky May 8-11

All times p.m. unless otherwise noted

Wednesday, May 8

Game 1: No. 8 Alabama vs. No. 9 Texas A&M, 4 (ESPNU)

Game 2: No. 7 Kentucky vs. No. 10 South Carolina, 6:30 (ESPNU)

Thursday, May 9

Game 3: Game 1 winner vs. No. 1 Florida, 11 a.m. (ESPNU)

Game 4: No. 4 LSU vs. No. 5 Georgia, 1:30 (ESPNU)

Game 5: Game 2 winner vs. No. 2 Tennessee, 4 (ESPNU)

Game 6: No. 3 Missouri vs. No. 6 Arkansas, 6:30 (ESPNU)

Friday, May 10

Game 7: Game 3 winner vs. game 4 winner, 3 (ESPNU)

Game 8: Game 5 winner vs. game 6 winner, 5:30 (ESPNU)

Saturday, May 11

Championship game, 8 (ESPN)

OVC tournament schedule

At Eastern Illinois

May 8-11

Double elimination

All times p.m. unless otherwise noted

x-if necessary

Wednesday, May 8

Game 1: No. 3 Eastern Kentucky vs. No. 6 Tennessee Tech, 10 a.m.

Game 2: No. 2 SIU Edwardsville vs. No. 7 Jacksonville State, 12:20

Game 3: No. 1 Eastern Illinois vs. No. 8 Morehead State, 3

Game 4: No. 4 Murray State vs. No. 5 Tennessee-Martin, 5:30

Thursday, May 9

Game 5: Game 1 loser vs. game 2 loser, 10 a.m.

Game 6: Game 2 winner vs. game 1 winner, 12:30

Game 7: Game 4 winner vs. game 3 winner, 3

Game 8: Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 5:30

Friday, May 10

Game 9: Game 7 loser vs. game 5 winner, 10 a.m.

Game 10: Game 6 loser vs. game 8 winner, 12:20

Game 11: Game 7 winner vs. game 6 winner, 3

Game 12: Game 9 winner vs. game 10 winner, 5:30

Saturday, May 11

Game 13: Game 11 loser vs. game 12 winner, 10 a.m.

Championship

Game 14: Game 11 winner vs. Game 13 winner, 12:30

x-Game 15: 30 minutes after game 14

2013 KIAC All-conference team

OF/P—Tessla Arvin (Berea)

P/UT—Jordan Batliner (IU Southeast)

SS—Harley Catron (Berea)

OF—Jade Detzer (IU Southeast)

C—Whitney Estes (IU Southeast)

2B—Taylor Geary (Point Park)

OF—Kari Kviten (Berea)

1B—Courtney Manovich (Point Park)

2B—Allie Michel (Brescia)

2B—Ashley Morran (Point Park)

P/U—Heather Oldham (Midway)

P—Emily Pritts (Carlow)

P—Kate Reese (Point Park)

LF—Stefani Smith (Brescia)

P/UT—Bethany Sullivan (IU Southeast)

IF—Megan Sutherland (IU Southeast)

P—Jenna Swain (IU Southeast)

C—Corinne Wildeman (Brescia)

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