Scoreboard: Apr. 15

April 14, 2014 

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES—Optioned RHP Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS—Sent RHPs Taijuan Walker and Stephen Pryor to Tacoma (PCL) for rehab assignments.

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Optioned LHP Jeff Beliveau to Durham (IL). Recalled RHP Brad Boxberger from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS—Selected the contract of RHP Colby Lewis from Round Rock (PCL). Designated RHP Daniel McCutchen for assignment.

National League

NEW YORK METS—Traded C Blake Forsythe to Oakland for future considerations.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Signed INF Jedd Gyorko to a six-year contract through the 2019 season.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA—Suspended Sacramento F Marcus Cousins one game for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2013-14 season in an April 13 game against Minnesota.

CHICAGO BULLS—Waived F Tornike Shengelia. Signed F Greg Smith for the remainder of the season.

DETROIT PISTONS—Announced the resignation of president of basketball operations Joe Dumars, who will remain as an advisor.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed FB Chris Pressley.

DETROIT LIONS—Claimed DE Kourtnei Brown off waivers from Buffalo.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Fined Philadelphia F Scott Hartnell $5,000 for spearing Carolina D Brett Bellemore during Sunday's game.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Announced they will not renew the contract of coach Barry Trotz.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS—Named Christy Smith assistant women's basketball coach.

CLEMSON—Dismissed QB Chad Kelly.

GEORGETOWN, D.C.—Named Natasha Adair women's basketball coach.

MAINE—Fired men's basketball coach Ted Woodward.

MICHIGAN STATE—Announced sophomore G Gary Harris will enter the NBA draft.

OAKLAND—Announced men's basketball G Max Hooper is transferring from St. John's.

OHIO STATE—Announced men's basketball C Trevor Thompson is transferring from Virginia Tech.

Baseball

minor league

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hagerstown (Nationals) 9 3 .750 —

Greensboro (Marlins) 7 5 .583 2

Hickory (Rangers) 5 6 .455 3½

Delmarva (Orioles) 5 7 .417 4

West Virginia (Pirates) 5 7 .417 4

Kannapolis (White Sox) 4 7 .364 4½

Lakewood (Phillies) 3 8 .273 5½

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Greenville (Red Sox) 7 3 .700 —

Savannah (Mets) 7 3 .700 —

Augusta (Giants) 7 4 .636 ½

Asheville (Rockies) 7 5 .583 1

Lexington (Royals) 7 5 .583 1

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 3 7 .300 4

Rome (Braves) 3 9 .250 5

Monday's games

Kannapolis at Hickory, ppd., rain

Lakewood 7, Greensboro 5

Lexington 17, Rome 0

Augusta 0, Savannah 0 (5), susp., rain

Delmarva 9, Hagerstown 2

West Virginia 3, Asheville 2

Charleston, S.C. at Greenville (n)

Tuesday's games

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

Augusta 0, Savannah 0 (5), comp. of susp. game

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

Greensboro at Lakewood, 6:35 p.m.

Lexington at Rome, 7 p.m.

Savannah at Augusta, 7 p.m.

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

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

Hagerstown at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

Lexington 028 202 030—17 18 0

Rome 000 000 000— 0 4 3

Junis, Alvarez (7), McCarthy (1) and Johnson; Lafreniere, Briceno (3), Brosius (7), Swanner (8) and Caratini. W—Junis (1-1). L—Lafreniere (1-2). 2B—L: Hernandez, Johnson, Antonio, Ford, Schwindel; R: Meneses. HR—L: Antonio.

college

baseball america poll

With records through Sunday, and previous ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America):

W-L Pvs

1. Virginia 30-6 2

2. La.-Lafayette 34-4 3

3. Cal Poly 30-5 3

4. Florida St. 27-8 1

5. Oregon St. 27-7 6

6. Texas 29-8 7

7. Washington 24-7 9

8. Alabama 24-11 10

9. Florida 23-13 15

10. Louisville 27-8 13

11. South Carolina 28-7 5

12. Louisiana St. 27-9 16

13. Mississippi 29-9 19

14. Houston 26-9 8

15. Miami 25-12 24

16. Rice 26-12 21

17. UC Santa Barbara 22-8 22

18. Vanderbilt 27-10 11

19. Kentucky 23-13 12

20. UNLV 25-11 20

21. Indiana 21-11 23

22. Clemson 21-14 14

23. Oregon 27-10 25

24. Mississippi St. 22-15 17

25. Georgia Tech 23-14 —

collegiate baseball poll

With records through Sunday. Voting is done by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors:

W-L-T Pts Pvs

1. Louisiana-Lafayette 34-4 494 1

2. Virginia 30-6 492 3

3. Cal Poly 30-5 489 6

4. Texas 29-8 488 7

5. Oregon St. 27-7 485 5

6. Washington 24-7-1 483 8

7. Florida St. 27-8 480 2

8. Alabama 24-11 478 9

9. Louisville 27-8 475 11

10. Oregon 27-10 473 12

11. Miami 25-12 471 20

12. Florida 23-13 469 13

13. Mississippi 29-9 466 17

14. Louisiana St. 27-9-1 463 15

15. South Carolina 28-7 460 4

16. Vanderbilt 27-10 459 10

17. UC Santa Barbara 22-8 458 14

18. Indiana 21-11 455 23

19. Pepperdine 27-8 452 24

20. Oklahoma St. 26-10 449 —

21. UC Irvine 24-11 445 —

22. Mississippi St. 22-15 442 21

23. Seton Hall 25-7 439 28

24. Rice 26-12 437 30

25. UNLV 25-11 435 —

26. San Diego 25-10 433 27

27. Arizona St. 19-14 431 25

28. Houston 26-9 428 16

29. Cal St. Fullerton 18-13 427 19

30. Georgia Tech 23-14 425 —

high school

Estill Co. 201 41(17)—25 17 0

Owsley Co. 000 00 0 — 0 0 10

French, Brinegar (4), Adams (6) and McKinney; Gay and Marshall. W—French (1-0). L—Gay (1-4). 2B—E: Brinegar 2. HR—E: Blackwell.

Records—Estill Co. 10-4, Owsley Co. 2-10.

Henry Clay 101 110 001—5 12 4

Lex.Christian 000 003 102—6 13 1

McGeorge, Simpson (7), Prewitt (9), Dill (9) and Hammonds; Ballard, Milslagle (5), Miley (9) and Shewmaker, Wills (6), Shewmaker (9). W—Miley. L—Prewitt. 2B—HC: Jiunta; LC: Schacht, Henzman. 3B—HC: Terrell.

Records—Lexington Christian 9-7, Henry Clay 7-5.

kentucky coaches' poll

1. Tates Creek

2. West Jessamine

3. Henderson Co.

4. Mercer Co.

5. St. Xavier

6. McCracken Co.

7. Paul Dunbar

8. Pleasure Ridge Park

9. Male

10. Ballard

11. Lexington Catholic

12. Danville

13. Beechwood

14. Collins

15. Lafayette

16. Scott Co.

17. Central Hardin

18. South Warren

19. Lawrence Co.

20. Dixie Heights

21. Glasgow

22. Union Co.

23. Bowling Green

24. Bullitt East

25. Louisville Christian

Also receiving votes: Harrsion Co., Logan Co., Bourbon Co., Covington Catholic, Marshall Co., South Laurel, Trinity, Franklin-Simpson, Owensboro Catholic, Apollo, South Oldham, Hazard, Shelby Co., Rowan Co., East Jessamine, DeSales, Somerset.

Basketball

nba

conference standings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

z-Indiana 55 26 .679 —

y-Miami 54 27 .667 1

y-Toronto 48 33 .593 7

x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7

x-Brooklyn 44 36 .550 10½

x-Washington 43 38 .531 12

x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 13

x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 18

New York 35 45 .438 19½

Cleveland 32 49 .395 23

Detroit 29 52 .358 26

Boston 25 56 .309 30

Orlando 23 58 .284 32

Philadelphia 18 63 .222 37

Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

z-San Antonio 62 19 .765 —

y-Oklahoma City 58 23 .716 4

y-L.A. Clippers 56 24 .700 5½

x-Houston 54 27 .667 8

x-Portland 53 28 .654 9

x-Golden State 49 31 .613 12½

x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13

Memphis 48 32 .600 13½

Phoenix 47 33 .588 14½

Minnesota 40 40 .500 21½

Denver 36 44 .450 25½

New Orleans 33 48 .407 29

Sacramento 28 53 .346 34

L.A. Lakers 25 55 .313 36½

Utah 24 56 .300 37½

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

Monday's games

Washington 114, Miami 93

Philadelphia 113, Boston 108

Toronto 110, Milwaukee 100

Charlotte 95, Atlanta 93

Chicago 108, Orlando 95

Houston 104, San Antonio 98

New Orleans 101, Oklahoma City 89

L.A. Lakers at Utah (n)

Memphis at Phoenix (n)

Minnesota at Golden State (n)

Tuesday's games

New York at Brooklyn, 8 p.m.

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

Wednesday's games

Indiana at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Utah at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Atlanta at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Memphis, 8 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Washington at Boston, 8 p.m.

Brooklyn at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Miami, 8 p.m.

Toronto at New York, 8 p.m.

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

Phoenix at Sacramento, 10:30 p.m.

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

END OF REGULAR SEASON

rockets 104, spurs 98

SAN ANTONIO (98) — James 2-5 2-2 6, Duncan 4-10 4-4 12, Baynes 3-6 0-0 6, Parker 4-9 2-2 10, Belinelli 6-13 3-4 17, Ginobili 4-12 2-2 10, Ayres 5-7 2-3 12, Bonner 1-3 0-0 3, Joseph 5-10 1-1 11, Diaw 5-11 0-0 11, Daye 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 39-89 16-18 98.

HOUSTON (104) — Parsons 7-17 5-7 21, Jones 7-12 6-7 20, Howard 9-11 2-4 20, Beverley 5-11 1-1 12, Harden 4-16 8-8 16, Lin 2-7 0-0 5, Asik 3-4 2-2 8, Garcia 1-3 0-0 2, Motiejunas 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 38-85 24-29 104.

San Antonio 21 22 25 30— 98

Houston 30 20 26 28—104Three-point goals—San Antonio 4-17 (Belinelli 2-7, Bonner 1-1, Diaw 1-2, Daye 0-1, James 0-2, Ginobili 0-4), Houston 4-22 (Parsons 2-7, Lin 1-2, Beverley 1-6, Jones 0-1, Motiejunas 0-2, Harden 0-4). Rebounds—San Antonio 50 (James, Duncan 9), Houston 54 (Howard 17). Assists—San Antonio 24 (Diaw 6), Houston 18 (Harden 7). Total fouls—San Antonio 23, Houston 16. Technicals—Duncan, Harden, Howard. A—18,406 (18,023).

Hockey

nhl

final standings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

z-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177

x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215

x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204

x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230

Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265

Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256

Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268

Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248

Metropolitan Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207

x-N.Y. Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193

x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235

x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216

Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240

New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208

Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230

N.Y. Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220

x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191

x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220

x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206

x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228

Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242

Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209

x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200

x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174

Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231

Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223

Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241

Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270

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

x-earned playoff spot; y-won division; z-won conference

Sunday's games

Carolina 6, Philadelphia 5 (SO)

Tampa Bay 1, Washington 0 (SO)

N.Y. Islanders 4, Buffalo 3 (SO)

Ottawa 3, Pittsburgh 2 (SO)

Detroit 3, St. Louis 0

New Jersey 3, Boston 2

Nashville 7, Minnesota 3

Anaheim 3, Colorado 2 (OT)

Vancouver 5, Calgary 1

Phoenix 2, Dallas 1

END OF REGULAR SEASON

playoff schedule

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Wednesday's games

Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Thursday's games

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

Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

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

Friday's games

Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Saturday's games

Chicago at St. Louis, 3 p.m.

Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 20

Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, noon

Detroit at Boston, 3 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m.

Softball

high school

Berea 012 000 0—3 7 1

Model 002 010 1—4 7 3

Ingram and Penn; Huff, Weitkamp (5) and Noland. W—Weitkamp. L—Ingram. 2B—B: Bentley, Musick; M: Noland. 3B—M: Henderson.

Records—Model 4-5, Berea 3-5.

Paul Dunbar 300 42(11)—20 22 1

W.Jessamine000 00 0 — 0 4 3

Shanks and Ferguson; Garrett and Slone. W—Shanks. L—Garrett. 2B—PD: Hill, Harvey, Arnold. WJ: Slone. 3B—PD: Harvey. HR—PD: Wilson.

Records—Paul Dunbar 6-8-2, West Jessamine 5-10.

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