Scoreboard: Apr. 22

April 21, 2014 

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Sent 3B Will Middlebrooks to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Optioned RHP Blake Wood to Columbus (IL). Reinstated DH Jason Giambi from the 15-day DL.

DETROIT TIGERS—Placed RHP Luke Putkonen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Selected the contract of OF J.D. Martinez from Toledo (IL). Transferred OF Andy Dirks to the 60-day DL.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Optioned RHP Josh Wall from Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled LHP Nick Maronde from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Optioned RHP Bryan Mitchell to Trenton (EL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Claimed INF Andy Parrino off waivers from Texas and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS—Optioned LHP C.J. Riefenhauser to Durham (IL). Reinstated RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo from the 15-day DL.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Sent RHP Jake Arrieta to Daytona (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

COLORADO ROCKIES—Placed OF Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 18. Recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Colorado Springs.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Recalled RHP Jose Dominguez from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned INF-OF Chone Figgins to Albuquerque.

MIAMI MARLINS—Sent 2B Rafael Furcal to Jacksonville (SL) for a rehab assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Optioned RHP Rob Wooten to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Alfredo Figaro from Nashville.

NEW YORK METS—Selected the contract of OF Bobby Abreu from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned OF Andrew Brown to Las Vegas.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Placed LHP Wandy Rodriguez on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Indianapolis (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Optioned RHP Jorge Rondon to Memphis (PCL). Recalled LHP Tyler Lyons from Memphis.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES—Announced the retirement of coach Rick Adelman.

NEW YORK KNICKS—Fired coach Mike Woodson and assistant coaches Jim Todd, Darrell Walker and Herb Williams.

UTAH JAZZ—Announced coach Tyrone Corbin will not be offered a new contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS—Signed WR Josh Morgan to a one-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Exercised a 2015 contract option for WR A.J. Green.

DETROIT LIONS—Named Kevin Bastin trainer. Signed CBs Aaron Hester and Nate Ness.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Signed CB Josh Gordy to his qualifying offer. Placed C Phil Costa on the reserve/retired list. Agreed to terms with S Colt Anderson.

NEW YORK GIANTS—Signed QB Josh Freeman.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Announced S Brandian Ross signed his exclusive rights tender.

COLLEGE

TENNESSEE STATE—Named Dana Ford men's basketball coach.

Baseball

major league

calendar

May 14-15 — Owners meetings, New York.

June 5 — Amateur draft.

July 15 — All-Star game, Minneapolis.

July 18 — Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign.

July 27 — Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y.

July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.

Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players.

Sept. 30 — Postseason begins.

Oct. 22 — World Series begins.

November TBA — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series.

November TBA — Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 12th day after World Series.

Dec. 2 — Last day for teams to offer 2015 contracts to unsigned players.

Dec. 8-11 — Winter meetings, San Diego.

Dec. 8 — Hall of Fame golden era (1947-72) vote announced, San Diego. 2015

Jan. 13, 2015 — Salary arbitration filing.

Jan. 16, 2015 — Salary arbitration figures exchanged.

Feb. 1-21, 2015 — Salary arbitration hearings.

July 14, 2015 — All-Star game, Cincinnati.

July 17, 2015 — Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign.

July 31, 2015 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.

Sept. 1, 2015 — Active rosters expand to 40 players.

Dec. 7-10, 2015 — Winter meetings, Nashville, Tenn.

minor league

south atlantic league

Northern Division

W L Pct. GB

Hagerstown (Nationals) 12 5 .706 —

Hickory (Rangers) 9 8 .529 3

Delmarva (Orioles) 8 8 .500 3½

Greensboro (Marlins) 8 9 .471 4

Kannapolis (White Sox) 7 9 .438 4½

West Virginia (Pirates) 7 9 .438 4½

Lakewood (Phillies) 4 12 .250 7½

Southern Division

W L Pct. GB

Savannah (Mets) 9 5 .643 —

Augusta (Giants) 11 7 .611 —

Greenville (Red Sox) 9 6 .600 ½

Charleston, S.C. (Yankees)

9 8 .529 1½

Asheville (Rockies) 8 9 .471 2½

Lexington (Royals) 8 10 .444 3

Rome (Braves) 7 11 .389 4

Monday's games

Hickory 6, Lexington 4

Charleston, S.C. 4, Lakewood 1

Augusta 4, Hagerstown 2

Rome 14, Greensboro 9

Greenville 8, Asheville 3

Kannapolis 11, West Virginia 4

Savannah at Delmarva (n)

Tuesday's games

Lexington at Hickory, 6 p.m.

Charleston, S.C. at Lakewood, 6:35 p.m.

Greensboro at Rome, 7 p.m.

Hagerstown at Augusta, 7 p.m.

Savannah at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

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

Asheville at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday's games

Lexington at Hickory, 11 a.m.

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

Greensboro at Rome, 1 p.m.

Asheville at Greenville, 4:05 p.m.

Hagerstown at Augusta, 7 p.m.

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

Savannah at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.

Lexington 000 000 103—4 13 0

Hickory 110 211 00x—6 12 0

Rico, Edwards (6) and Johnson; Lopez, Vasquez (7) and Deglan. W—Lopez (1-1). L—Rico (0-3). Sv—Vasquez (1). 2B—L: Duenez; H: Demeritte, Deglan 2, Brinson, Vickerson, Guzman. 3B—L: Taylor. HR—H: Deglan.

college

baseball america poll

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

W-L Pvs

1. Virginia 33-7 1

2. Cal Poly 34-5 3

3. Louisiana-Lafayette 36-5 2

4. Florida St. 30-9 4

5. Oregon St. 27-7 5

6. Florida 27-13 9

7. Washington 27-8 7

8. Alabama 28-12 8

9. Louisiana St. 30-10 12

10. Texas 30-11 6

11. South Carolina 30-10 11

12. Rice 29-13 16

13. Louisville 28-11 10

14. Houston 29-10 14

15. Miami 27-13 15

16. Mississippi 30-11 13

17. Kentucky 26-14 19

18. Indiana 25-11 21

19. Oregon 31-10 23

20. Mississippi St. 26-15 24

21. Oklahoma St. 29-11 —

22. Clemson 24-15 22

23. Texas Christian 26-13 —

24. Arkansas 25-16 —

25. Vanderbilt 29-12 18

collegiate baseball poll

The Collegiate Baseball poll with records through April 20, total points, and previous rankin. Voting by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors:

W-L-T Pts Pvs

1. Cal Poly 34-5 494 3

2. Virginia 33-7 492 2

3. Louisiana-Lafayette 36-5 490 1

4. Oregon St. 27-7 485 5

5. Washington 27-8-1 483 6

6. Florida St. 30-9 481 7

7. Oregon 31-10 478 10

8. Alabama 28-12 475 8

9. Florida 27-13 473 12

10. Louisiana St. 30-10-1 472 14

11. Miami. 27-13 470 11

12. Mississippi 30-11 466 13

13. Indiana 25-11 464 18

14. Oklahoma St. 29-11 461 20

15. Texas Christian 26-13 459 —

16. Texas 30-11 457 4

17. Pepperdine 30-9 454 19

18. South Carolina 30-10 453 15

19. Rice 29-13 451 24

20. Mississippi St. 26-15 449 22

21. Kentucky 26-14 446 —

22. Central Florida 25-16 443 —

23. Louisville 28-11 442 9

24. New Mexico 30-11-1 439 —

25. Arkansas 25-16 435 —

26. Vanderbilt 29-12 433 16

27. U.C. Santa Barbara 24-10 432 17

28. U.C. Irvine 25-14 430 21

29. Seton Hall 27-8 427 23

30. Liberty 31-9 425 —

high school

Saturday, April 19

Henry Clay 200 300 1—6 10 6

Franklin Co. 000 110 0—2 6 2

Dill, Prewitt (5), McGeorge (7) and Hammonds; McKinney, Hurt (4) and Willis. W—Dill (1-0). L—McKinney (0-1). 2B—HC: Branchini; FC: McKinney.

Records—Henry Clay 10-6, Franklin Co. 4-15.

all 'A' classic

11th and 12th Region

Finals

Lex. Christian112 000 0— 4 8 1

Danville 021 044 x—11 10 1

Kalinowski, Ballard (5), Barker (6) and Smith; Serey, Young (6) and Roney. W—Serey (7-0). L—Kalinowski (2-4). 2B—LC: Henzman, Shewmaker; D: Roney. HR—D: Stamm, Hunn.

Records—Danville 14-6, Lexington Christian 9-10.

Basketball

nba

playoffs

FIRST ROUND

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

Saturday, April 19

Brooklyn 94 Toronto 87

Golden State 109 L.A. Clippers 105

Atlanta 101 Indiana 93

Oklahoma City 100 Memphis 86

Sunday, April 20

San Antonio 90 Dallas 85

Miami 99 Charlotte 88

Washington 102 Chicago 93

Portland 122 Houston 120 (OT)

Monday's games

Memphis 111 Oklahoma City 105 (OT)

Series tied 1-1

Golden State L.A. ClippersGolden State led series 1-0

Tuesday's games

Atlanta at Indiana, 7 p.m., Atlanta leads series 1-0

Brooklyn at Toronto, 7:30 p.m., Brooklyn leads series 1-0

Washington at Chicago, 8:30 p.m., Washington leads series 1-0

Wednesday, April 23

Charlotte at Miami, 7 p.m., Miami leads series 1-0

Dallas at San Antonio, 8 p.m., Dallas leads series 1-0

Portland at Houston, 9:30 p.m., Portland leads series 1-0

Thursday, April 24

Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Friday, April 25

Toronto at Brooklyn, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Washington, 8 p.m.

Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 26

Indiana at Atlanta, 2 p.m.

San Antonio at Dallas, 4:30 p.m.

Miami at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

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

Sunday, April 27

Chicago at Washington, 1 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 3:30 p.m.

Toronto at Brooklyn, 7 p.m.

Houston at Portland, 9:30 p.m.

Monday, April 28

Miami at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

x-Atlanta at Indiana, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 29

x-Washington at Chicago, TBD

x-Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBD

x-Golden State at L.A. Clippers, TBD

Wednesday, April 30

x-Charlotte at Miami, TBD

x-Brooklyn at Toronto, TBD

x-Dallas at San Antonio, TBD

x-Portland at Houston, TBD

Thursday, May 1

x-Indiana at Atlanta, TBD

x-Chicago at Washington, TBD

x-Oklahoma City at Memphis, TBD

x-L.A. Clippers at Golden State, TBD

Friday, May 2

x-Miami at Charlotte, TBD

x-Toronto at Brooklyn, TBD

x-San Antonio at Dallas, TBD

x-Houston at Portland, TBD

Saturday, May 3

x-Atlanta at Indiana, TBD

x-Washington at Chicago, TBD

x-Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBD

x-Golden State at L.A. Clippers, TBD

Sunday, May 4

x-Charlotte at Miami, TBD

x-Brooklyn at Toronto, TBD

x-Dallas at San Antonio, TBD

x-Portland at Houston, TBDGolf

local

hole-in-one

Saturday, April 19 at at Old Silo G.C. in Mt. Sterling

Mike Haggerty aced the 126-yard 14th hole with a 9-iron. Witnesses: Steve Hughes, Alan Pelphrey, Daren Pemigrail

Hockey

nhl

playoffs

FIRST ROUND

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

Wednesday, April 16

Montreal 5 Tampa Bay 4 (OT)

Pittsburgh 4 Columbus 3

Anaheim 4 Dallas 3

Thursday, April 17

N.Y. Rangers 4 Philadelphia 1

St. Louis 4 Chicago 3 (3OT)

Colorado 5 Minnesota 4 (OT)

San Jose 6 Los Angeles 3

Friday, April 18

Montreal 4 Tampa Bay 1

Detroit 1 Boston 0

Anaheim 3 Dallas 2

Saturday, April 19

St. Louis 4 Chicago 3 (OT)

Columbus 4 Pittsburgh 3 (2OT)

Colorado 4 Minnesota 2

Sunday's games

Philadelphia 4 N.Y. Rangers 2

Boston 4 Detroit 1

Montreal 3 Tampa Bay 2

San Jose 7 Los Angeles 2

Monday's games

Pittsburgh 4 Columbus 3Pittsburgh leads series 2-1

Minnesota 1 Colorado 0 (OT)Colorado leads series 2-1

St. Louis Chicago (n)St. Louis led series 2-0

Anaheim DallasAnaheim led series 2-0

Tuesday's games

Tampa Bay at Montreal, 7 p.m.; Montreal leads series 3-0

Boston at Detroit, 7:30 p.m., series tied 1-1

N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 8 p.m., series tied 1-1

San Jose at Los Angeles, 10 p.m., San Jose leads series 2-0

Wednesday's games

Pittsburgh at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at Dallas, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Chicago, 9:30 p.m.Thursday's games

Boston at Detroit, 8 p.m.

x-Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Colorado at Minnesota, 9:30 p.m.

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

Friday's games

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

x-Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

x-Dallas at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday's games

x-Detroit at Boston, 3 p.m.

Columbus at Pittsburgh, TBD

x-Minnesota at Colorado, TBD

x-Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD

Softball

high school

Paul Dunbar 402 24—12 13 4

Bryan Station 000 01— 1 6 3

Schweighardt and Ferguson; Erb and Tolson. W—Schweighardt. L—Erb. 2B—PD: Harvey 2, Wilson; BS: Jackson. HR—PD: Harvey, Shanks 2.

Records—Paul Dunbar 8-8-2, Bryan Station 4-13.

coaches' poll

With total points, previous ranking, and first-place votes in parentheses:

Pts Pvs

1. McCracken Co. (20) 756 1

2. Greenwood (2) 697 2

3. Ballard (3) 672 4

4. Central Hardin (6) 640 t6

5. Owensboro Catholic 591 3

6. Madisonville 537 t6

7. Scott Co. 533 5

8. Bullitt East 500 8

9. Male 421 10

10. Union Co. 376 12

11. Louisville Holy Cross 372 11

12. Mercy 360 9

13. Meade Co. 330 13

14. Assumption (1) 228 17

15. Christian Co. 194 14

16. Henderson Co. 185 20

17. Livingston Central 164 15

18. (tie) Anderson Co. 163 21

18. (tie) Sacred Heart 163 16

20. Franklin Co. 151 19

21. Oldham Co. 136 24

22. Boyle Co. 130 18

23. South Laurel 97 22

24. Ashland Blazer 96 23

25. South Warren 94 25

Others receiving votes: Marshall Co. 75, Woodford Co. 56, Franklin-Simpson 42, Bowling Green 40, Manual, 38 Grayson Co. 38, Notre Dame 38, Taylor Co. 36, East Jessamine 26, Edmonson Co. 24, Green Co. 22, Scott 21, Lafayette 19, North Laurel 18, Allen Co.-Scottsville 16, Boyd Co. 15, Louisville Christian 15, Somerset 15, Henry Clay 13, Paducah Tilghman 12, Ryle 12, East Carter 11, Madison Central 8, Eastern 6, LaRue Co. 5, Apollo 3, Bourbon Co. 2, Butler 2.

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