Scoreboard: Apr. 8

April 8, 2014 

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BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Acquired RHP Preston Guilmet from Cleveland for OF Torsten Boss, and optioned him to Norfolk (IL). Transferred OF Nolan Reimold to the 60-day DL.

BOSTON RED SOX—Signed INF Ryan Roberts. Optioned INF Brock Holt to Pawtucket (IL). Transferred RHP Steven Wright to the 60-day DL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Traded LHP Colt Hynes to the L.A. Dodgers for RHP Duke von Schamann. Promoted Court Berry-Tripp to assistant director of baseball information.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Placed LHP Tim Collins and LHP Francisley Bueno on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Michael Mariot and LHP Donnie Joseph from Omaha (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS—Placed INF-OF Jason Bartlett on the 15-day DL. Recalled C-OF Chris Herrmann from Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Traded INF Eduardo Nunez to Minnesota for LHP Miguel Sulbaran.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Optioned RHP Evan Scribner to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated RHP Ryan Cook from the 15-day DL. Sent OF Craig Gentry to Sacramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS—Placed LHP Joe Saunders on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled RHP Daniel McCutchen from Frisco (Texas).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Reinstated C Devin Mesoraco from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Tucker Barnhart to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES—Optioned OF Corey Dickerson to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reinstated LHP Boone Logan from the 15-day DL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Designated OF Mike Baxter for assignment. Optioned RHP Colt Hynes to Albuquerque (PCL). Sent RHP Chad Billingsley to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS—Signed G-F Ronnie Brewer for the remainder of the season.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Signed G-F Adonis Thomas to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DETROIT LIONS—Signed CB Cassius Vaughn to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed S Major Wright and WR Lavelle Hawkins. Released LB Marvin Booker.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Waived DE Adewale Ojomo.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Suspended Philadelphia F Zac Rinaldo four games for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo D Chad Ruhwedel during an April 6 game.

COLLEGE

AUBURN—Named Chuck Person men's assistant basketball coach.

IOWA STATE—Announced men's junior basketball C Percy Gibson is transferring following the end of the spring semester.

MINNESOTA—Named Marlene Stollings women's basketball coach.

MISSOURI—Suspended WR Dorial Green-Beckham indefinitely.

Auto racing

nascar

sprint cup: duck commander 500

At Fort Worth, Texas

Lap length: 1.5 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (10) Joey Logano, Ford, 340 laps, 48 points

2. (12) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 340, 43

3. (29) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 340, 42

4. (23) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 340, 40

5. (14) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 340, 39

6. (4) Greg Biffle, Ford, 340, 38

7. (26) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 340, 37

8. (25) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 340, 37

9. (13) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 340, 35

10. (1) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 340, 35

11. (32) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 340, 33

12. (17) Aric Almirola, Ford, 340, 32

13. (6) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 340, 32

14. (5) Carl Edwards, Ford, 340, 30

15. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 340, 30

16. (8) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 340, 28

17. (15) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 340, 27

18. (18) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 340, 26

19. (7) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 339, 0

20. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 339, 24

21. (20) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 339, 23

22. (39) David Gilliland, Ford, 339, 22

23. (33) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 339, 21

24. (22) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 339, 20

25. (16) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 338, 19

26. (31) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 338, 18

27. (24) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 338, 17

28. (21) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 338, 16

29. (27) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 337, 15

30. (28) Michael McDowell, Ford, 335, 14

31. (42) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 335, 13

32. (30) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 335, 12

33. (38) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 334, 12

34. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 334, 0

35. (43) David Ragan, Ford, 334, 9

36. (41) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 333, 8

37. (37) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 332, 7

38. (34) David Reutimann, Ford, 332, 6

39. (11) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, accident, 327, 5

40. (36) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, overheating, 313, 4

41. (35) Dave Blaney, Ford, steering, 272, 3

42. (3) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, engine, 28, 3

43. (19) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, accident, 12, 1

Race Statistics

Time of race: 3 hours, 48 minutes, 2 seconds.

Margin of victory: 0.476 seconds.

Caution flags: 7 for 49 laps.

Lead changes: 18 among 9 drivers.

Leaders summary (Driver, Times led, Laps led): J.Logano, 3 times for 108 laps; B.Keselowski, 3 times for 85 laps; T.Stewart, 3 times for 74 laps; J.Gordon, 4 times for 40 laps; D.Hamlin, 2 times for 20 laps; Ky.Busch, 1 time for 10 laps; C.Bowyer, 1 time for 1 lap; R.Sorenson, 1 time for 1 lap; K.Harvick, 1 time for 1 lap.

Top 12 in points: 1. J.Gordon, 259; 2. M.Kenseth, 255; 3. C.Edwards, 247; 4. J.Logano, 235; 5. Ky.Busch, 231; 6. D.Earnhardt Jr., 228; 7. J.Johnson, 228; 8. Bra.Keselowski, 218; 9. B.Vickers, 205; 10. P.Menard, 203; 11. R.Newman, 202; 12. A.Dillon, 202.

Baseball

minor league

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hagerstown (Nationals) 3 1 .750 —

Hickory (Rangers) 3 1 .750 —

Lakewood (Phillies) 2 1 .667 ½

Delmarva (Orioles) 2 2 .500 1

Kannapolis (White Sox) 2 2 .500 1

West Virginia (Pirates) 2 2 .500 1

Greensboro (Marlins) 1 3 .250 2

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Asheville (Rockies) 2 2 .500 —

Augusta (Giants) 2 2 .500 —

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 2 2 .500 —

Greenville (Red Sox) 2 2 .500 —

Lexington (Royals) 2 2 .500 —

Savannah (Mets) 1 2 .333 ½

Rome (Braves) 1 3 .250 1

Monday's games

Lakewood at Greensboro (n)

Delmarva at Hagerstown, ppd., rain

Greenville at Charleston, S.C., ppd., rain

Hickory at Kannapolis, ppd., rain

Rome at Lexington, ppd., rain

Augusta at Savannah, ppd., rain

West Virginia at Asheville, ppd., rain

Tuesday's games

Hickory at Kannapolis, 4 p.m., 1st game

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

Rome at Lexington, 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Delmarva at Hagerstown, 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Augusta at Savannah, 5:35 p.m., 1st game

Hickory at Kannapolis, 6:30 p.m., 2nd game

Lakewood at Greensboro, 7 p.m.

Greenville at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.

Delmarva at Hagerstown, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game

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

Rome at Lexington, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game

Augusta at Savannah, 8:05 p.m., 2nd game

Wednesday's games

Rome at Lexington, 10:05 a.m.

Hickory at Kannapolis, 10:05 a.m.

Greenville at Charleston, S.C., 11:05 a.m.

Lakewood at Greensboro, 12:30 p.m.

Delmarva at Hagerstown, 6:35 p.m.

Augusta at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.

West Virginia at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.

Basketball

nba

conference standings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

y-Miami 53 23 .697 —

y-Indiana 53 25 .679 1

x-Toronto 45 32 .584 8½

x-Chicago 45 32 .584 8½

x-Brooklyn 42 34 .553 11

x-Washington 40 37 .519 13½

x-Charlotte 39 38 .506 14½

Atlanta 34 42 .447 19

New York 33 45 .423 21

Cleveland 31 47 .397 23

Detroit 28 49 .364 25½

Boston 23 54 .299 30½

Orlando 22 55 .286 31½

Philadelphia 17 60 .221 36½

Milwaukee 14 63 .182 39½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

y-San Antonio 60 17 .779 —

y-Oklahoma City 55 21 .724 4½

y-L.A. Clippers 55 23 .705 5½

x-Houston 51 25 .671 8½

x-Portland 50 28 .641 10½

Golden State 48 29 .623 12

Dallas 47 31 .603 13½

Phoenix 46 31 .597 14

Memphis 45 32 .584 15

Minnesota 38 38 .500 21½

Denver 33 44 .429 27

New Orleans 32 45 .416 28

Sacramento 27 50 .351 33

L.A. Lakers 25 52 .325 35

Utah 24 53 .312 36

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

Monday's games

No games scheduled

Tuesday's games

Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Brooklyn at Miami, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Utah, 9 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Houston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Brooklyn at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Charlotte at Washington, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Boston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Indiana at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Miami at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Houston at Denver, 9 p.m.

Sacramento at Portland, 10 p.m.

Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

college women

ncaa tournament

At Nashville, Tenn.

NATIONAL FINALS

Notre Dame (37-0) vs. Connecticut (39-0), 8:30 p.m.

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

z-Boston 53 18 7 113 251 167

x-Montreal 45 27 7 97 212 199

x-Tampa Bay 42 27 9 93 229 211

Detroit 37 27 14 88 211 222

Toronto 38 33 8 84 229 248

Ottawa 33 31 14 80 226 261

Florida 28 43 8 64 188 258

Buffalo 21 48 9 51 150 234

Metropolitan Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

y-Pittsburgh 50 24 5 105 240 197

N.Y. Rangers 43 31 5 91 212 190

Philadelphia 40 29 9 89 220 220

Columbus 40 31 7 87 219 207

New Jersey 34 29 16 84 191 201

Washington 35 30 13 83 222 236

Carolina 34 33 11 79 196 215

N.Y. Islanders 31 36 11 73 215 258

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

x-St. Louis 52 19 7 111 245 177

x-Colorado 50 21 7 107 239 209

x-Chicago 45 19 15 105 259 207

Minnesota 41 26 12 93 196 194

Dallas 38 29 11 87 227 221

Nashville 35 32 11 81 198 231

Winnipeg 35 35 10 80 220233

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

x-Anaheim 50 20 8 108 251 202

x-San Jose 49 21 9 107 239 192

x-Los Angeles 45 28 6 96 197 166

Phoenix 36 28 14 86 209 221

Vancouver 35 32 11 81 187 210

Calgary 34 38 7 75 201 228

Edmonton 28 42 9 65 197 261

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

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division; z-clinched conference

Monday's games

Calgary 1, New Jersey 0

Minnesota 1, Winnipeg 0

Anaheim at Vancouver (n)

Tuesday's games

Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

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

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

Phoenix at Columbus, 7 p.m.

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

Philadelphia at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Boston at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Nashville at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Colorado at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Montreal at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.

Columbus at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at Calgary, 10 p.m.

San Jose at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday's games

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

Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

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

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

Toronto at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Nashville, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Boston at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Colorado at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Horse racing

thoroughbreds

road to the kentucky derby points leaders

The 34-race series awards points to the Top 4 finishers in each race. The top 20 points earners may claim a spot in the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3:

Pts

1. California Chrome 1502. Vicar's in Trouble 120

3. Wicked Strong 102

4. Samraat 100

5. Constitution 100

6. Hoppertunity 95

7. Intense Holiday 93

8. Wildcat Red 90

9. We Miss Artie 60

10. Chitu 54

11. Midnight Hawk 52

12. Ring Weekend 50

13. Tapiture 42

14. General a Rod 40

15. Albano 34

16. Candy Boy 30

17. Cairo Prince 24

18. Uncle Sigh 24

19. Vinceremos 20

20. Harry's Oliday 20

21. Commanding Curve 20

22. Social Inclusion 20

23. Ride On Curtin 15

24. Kristo 14

25. Coastline 13

26. Tamarando 12

27. Strong Mandate 11

28. Rise Up 10

29. Giovanni Boldini 10

30. In Trouble 10

31. Noble Moon 10

32. Cleburne 10

33. Commissioner 10

34. Dublin Up 10

35. Schivarelli 10

36. Conquest Titan 9

37. Dance With Fate 8

38. Casiguapo 5

39. East Hall 5

40. Classic Giacnroll 5

41. Assaulting Bear 5

42. Schoolofhardrocks 5

43. Scotland 4

44. Big Bazinga 4

45. Smart Cover 4

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