BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Sent 1B Steve Pearce to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.
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BOSTON RED SOX—Sent RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Recalled RHP Andre Rienzo from Charlotte (IL). Optioned OF Blake Tekotte to Charlotte.
CLEVELAND INDIANS—Traded SS Juan Herrera to St. Louis for LHP Marc Rzepczynski.
HOUSTON ASTROS—Optioned RHP Hector Ambriz to Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled OF Che-Hsuan Lin from Oklahoma City.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Designated OF Brad Hawpe for assignment. Optioned RHP Cory Rasmus to Salt Lake (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Daniel Stange from Salt Lake.
NEW YORK YANKEES—Reinstated INF Jayson Nix from the 15-day DL. Sent OF Curtis Granderson to Trenton (EL) for a rehab assignment.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Agreed to terms with RHP Brody Greer to a minor league contract.
ATLANTA BRAVES—Placed OF Reed Johnson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Selected the contract of OF Todd Cunningham from Gwinnett (IL).
CHICAGO CUBS—Recalled RHP Jake Arrieta from Iowa (PCL).
CINCINNATI REDS—Sent RHP Jonathan Broxton to Louisville (IL) on a rehabilitation assignment.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Sent RHP Marco Estrada to the AZL Brewers for a rehab assignment. Recalled INF Scooter Gennett from Nashville (PCL).
NEW YORK METS—Sent OF Lucas Duda to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Called up 3B Cody Asche from Lehigh Valley (IL). Designated OF Steve Susdorf for assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Recalled RHP Miles Mikolas from Tucson (PCL). Placed RHP Sean O'Sullivan on paternity leave.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Placed 2B Tony Abreu on the 15-day DL. Optioned 2B Kensuke Tanaka to Fresno (PCL). Recalled OF Roger Kieschnick and 1B Brett Pill from Fresno. Sent RHP Ryan Vogelsong to Richmond (EL) for a rehab assignment.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Recalled RHP Michael Blazek, RHP Keith Butler and LHP Tyler Lyons from Memphis (PCL). Optioned LHP Marc Rzepczynski and RHP Fernando Salas to Memphis.
National Basketball Association
CHARLOTTE BOBCATS—Re-signed G Gerald Henderson.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES—Signed F-G Mike Miller.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS—Signed G Gary Neal to a two-year contract. Signed F Giannis Antetokunbo.
NEW ORLEANS PELICANS—Signed C Jeff Withey.
National Football League
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Placed OT Brandon McKinney on injured reserve. Activated LB C.O. Prime off waivers.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Waived/injured LB Darius Fleming. Signed LB Travis Johnson to a three-year contract.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Released TE Victor Marshall. Signed LB-TE Jameson Konz.
TENNESSEE TITANS—Signed WR Justin Hilton. Waived WR Travis Harvey.
National Hockey League
SAN JOSE SHARKS—Signed C Joe Pavelski to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season.
AUSTIN PEAY—Promoted defensive coordinator Granville Eastman to assistant head coach and offensive assistant Marcus Gildersleeve to offensive coordinator.
COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY—Named Wayne Dickens interim football coach and Rocky Hager time interim assistant football coach.
DETROIT—Named Steve Payne men's assistant basketball coach.
FAYETTEVILLE STATE—Named Robert Brickey men's assistant basketball coach.
LINDSEY WILSON—Named David News softball head coach.
SAM HOUSTON STATE—Named Matt Braeuer men's assistant basketball coach.
UNION—Named Joel Childs cross country head coach and track and field head coach.
1. Jimmie Johnson 740
2. Clint Bowyer 665
3. Carl Edwards 655
4. Kevin Harvick 648
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 616
6. Matt Kenseth 615
7. Kyle Busch 610
8. Greg Biffle 565
9. Kasey Kahne 564
10. Jeff Gordon 559
11. Tony Stewart 558
12. Martin Truex Jr. 554
13. Brad Keselowski 553
14. Kurt Busch 546
15. Jamie McMurray 537
16. Ryan Newman 534
17. Aric Almirola 529
18. Joey Logano 524
19. Paul Menard 520
20. Jeff Burton 499
South Atlantic League
W L Pct. GB
West Virginia (Pirates) 23 14 .622 —
x-Hagerstown (Nationals) 22 16 .579 1½
Hickory (Rangers) 21 17 .553 2½
Lakewood (Phillies) 18 20 .474 5½
Greensboro (Marlins) 17 20 .459 6
Kannapolis (White Sox) 14 24 .368 9½
Delmarva (Orioles) 12 26 .316 11½
W L Pct. GB
Lexington (Royals) 24 14 .632 —
Charleston (Yankees) 21 15 .583 2
Greenville (Red Sox) 20 16 .556 3
x-Savannah (Mets) 17 17 .500 5
Augusta (Giants) 17 18 .486 5½
Rome (Braves) 17 21 .447 7
Asheville (Rockies) 16 21 .432 7½
x-clinched first half
Greenville 5, Greensboro 1
Augusta 2, Rome 1
Charleston, S.C. 3, Hickory 1
Savannah 9, Asheville 5
Lexington 1, Kannapolis 0
West Virginia 3, Delmarva 2
Lakewood 4, Hagerstown 2
Hagerstown at Lakewood, 11:05 a.m.
Lexington at Kannapolis, 12:05 p.m.
Hickory at Charleston, S.C., 12:05 p.m.
Greenville at Greensboro, 4 p.m.
Delmarva at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.
Rome at Augusta, 7:05 p.m.
Savannah at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.
Lexington 000 000 100—1 4 0
Kannapolis 000 000 000—0 3 2
Billo, Nina (7), Walter (8) and Gallagher; Recchia, Throne (7), Brase (8) and Dowdy. W—Billo (1-0). L—Throne (0-3). H—Nina (1). S—Walter (6). 2B—Threlkeld (13), Donato (10).
Aug. 3—Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio.
Aug. 4—Hall of Fame Game: Dallas vs. Miami.
Aug. 8—First weekend of pre-season games.
Aug. 27—Roster cutdown to 75 players.
Aug. 29—Pre-season schedule ends.
Aug. 31—Roster cutdown to 53 players.
Sept. 5—2013 season begins, Baltimore at Denver.
Sept. 8-9—First weekend of regular-season games.
This Week's Tournaments
LPGA TOUR/LADIES' GOLF UNION
WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN
Where: St. Andrews, Scotland
Course: St. Andrews, Old Course (6,672 yards, par 72)
Purse: $2.75 million ($418,750 to the winner)
TV: ESPN2 (9 a.m.-noon Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday)
Last year: South Korea's Jiyai Shin won at Royal Liverpool by a record nine strokes, shooting 71-73 in the stormy 36-hole Sunday finale. She also won in 2008 at Sunningdale.
Notes: Inbee Park is trying to become the first player, male or female, to win four professional major championships in a season. She swept the Kraft Nabisco, LPGA Championship and U.S. Women's Open and has three other LPGA Tour victories this year. The tour has five majors for the first time this year with the addition of The Evian Championship in France in September.
WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
Where: Akron, Ohio
Course: Firestone Country Club, South Course (7,400 yards, par 70)
Purse: $8.75 million ($1,575,000 to the winner)
TV: Golf (2-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday; noon-1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday) and CBS-27 (2-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday)
Last year: Keegan Bradley won when Jim Furyk made a double bogey on the final hole. Furyk and Steve Stricker tied for second, a stroke back.
Notes: The PGA Championship is next week at Oak Hill in Rochester, N.Y. ... Tiger Woods is coming off a sixth-place tie two weeks ago in the British Open. He has a PGA Tour-high four victories to push his career total to 78, four short of Sam Snead's tour record. ... Woods swept the 1999-2001 and 2005-07 titles and won in 2009 to become the first player in PGA Tour history to win seven times on one course. ... British Open champion Phil Mickelson won at Firestone in 1996.
Where: Reno, Nev.
Course: Montreux Golf and Country Club (7,472 yards, par 72)
Purse: $3 million ($540,000 to the winner)
TV: Golf (7-9 p.m. Thursday-Sunday)
Last year: J.J. Henry beat Alexandre Rocha by a point in the modified Stableford event.
Notes: Under the modified Stableford format, players receive 8 points for double eagle, 5 for eagle, 2 for birdie, 0 for par, minus-1 for bogey and minus-3 for double bogey or worse. ... Russell Knox is in the field a week after shooting a 59 in the second round of the Web.com Tour's Boise Open. ... Former U.S. Amateur champion Peter Uihlein, the winner of the European Tour's Madeira Islands Open in May, received a sponsor exemption.
Where: Blaine, Minn.
Course: TPC Twin Cities (7,114 yards, par 72)
Purse: $1.75 million ($262,500 to the winner)
TV: Golf (12:30-2 p.m. Friday; 4-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday)
Last year: Bernhard Langer finished with a 10-under 62 for a two-stroke victory. The German star also won the 2009 tournament.
Notes: Langer is skipping his title defense to play in a European Senior Tour event in Germany.
Where: Canonsburg, Pa.
Course: Southpointe Golf Club (6,951 yards, par 71)
Purse: $650,000 ($117,000 to the winner)
TV: Golf (12:30-2 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-noon Friday; 2-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday)
Last year: Robert Streb closed with a 7-under 64 for a four-stroke victory.
Notes: Michael Putnam leads the money list with $430,684. He won the Mexico Championship and Mid-Atlantic Championship in consecutive weeks in May and June. ... The Price Cutter Charity Championship is next week in Springfield, Mo.
Junior PGA Championship
At Washington, D.C.
7,040-yard, par-71 Trump National G.C.
Brad Dalke (Hobart, Okla.) 65 -6
Sam Stevens (Wichita, Kan.) 66 -5
Cameron Champ (Sacramento, Calif). 68 -3
Austin Connelly (Irving, Texas) 68 -3
Jacob Solomon (Dublin, Calif) 68 -3
Dylan Meyer (Evansville, Ind.) 69 -2
John Oda (Honolulu, Hawaii) 70 -1
Sam Burns (Shreveport, La.) 70 -1
Thomas Johnson (Norman, Okal) 70 -1
William Gordon (Davidson, N.C.) 70 -1
Tyler McDaniel (Manchester) 70 -1
Isaiah Logue (Fairfield, Pa.) 70 -1
Spencer Reed (Louisville) 70 -1
Sam Humphreys (Edmond, Okla.)70 -1
Other Kentuckians—t71. Corey Lockridge, Lexington, 79 (+8).
Samantha Wagner (Windermere, Fla.)67 -4
Kuriko Tsukiyama (West New York, N.J.)69 -2
Megan Khang (Rockland, Mass.) 70 -1
Kristen Gillman (Austin, Texas) 70 -1
Shannon Brooks (Vienna, Va.) 70 -1
Robynn Ree (Redondo Beach, Calif.)70 -1
Morgan Gonzales (Chandler, Ariz.)70 -1
Abbey Carlson (Lake Mary, Fla.) 71 E
Jordan Webb (Frankfort) 71 E
Allisen Corpuz (Honolulu, Hawaii) 71 E
Jessica Porvasnik (Hinckley, Ohio) 71 E
Brittany Fan (Pearl City, Hawaii) 71 E
Amy Lee (Brea, Calif.) 71 E
Rink Mitsunaga (Roswell, Ga.) 71 E
Other Kentuckians—t48. Katie Page, Louisville, 77 (+6); t53. Maddie Rose Hamilton, Louisville, 78 (+7).
At Roland, Ark.
7,480-yard, par-72 The Alotian Club
Cameron Wilson 65 -7
Sam Smith 65 -7
Seth Reeves 65 -7
Tyler Dunlap 66 -6
Jordan Niebrugge 66 -6
Andrew Yun 67 -5
Patrick Rodgers 67 -5
Justin Thomas 68 -4
Michael Weaver 68 -4
Toni Hakula 68 -4
Beau Hossler 68 -4
Carlos Ortiz 68 -4
Hunter Stewart 76 +4
At Oxmoor C.C., Louisville
Open boys—1. J. Ryan Harris, Elizabethtown, 147; 2. Jimmy Kev Clements, Prospect, 165. 17-18—1. Dillon Biddle, Paris, 150; 2. Jake Cornett, Cumberland, 152; 3. Drew Blankenship, Scottsville, 153. 15-16—1. Cameron Dawson, Hodgenville, 145; 2. Will Molen, Frankfort, 151; t3. Quinn Eaton, Benton, 153; t3. Mason Lenhart, Prospect, 153.
Open girls—1. Taylor Church, Henderson, 161; 2. Rachel Carter, Scottsville, 161; 3. Sarah Son, Simpsonville, 163. Contest—1. Rebecca Black, Elizabethtown, 158; 2. Leah Rose Judd, Greensburg, 173; 3. Brooke McGarry, Lexington, 185.
Fayette Women's Golf Association
At Lakeside G.C.
Flight A—Gross: 1. Maddy Moser 80. Net: 1. Shirley Caudill 63, 2. Olive Gallagher 64.
Flight B—Gross: 1. Sharon Davis 89. Net: 1. Becky Hudson 66, 2. Daphna Epperson 68.
Flight C—Gross: 1. Mary Fangman 97. Net: 1. Sue Ann Allen 69, 2. Shari Gatewood 71.
Flight D—Gross: 1. Carol Foster 98. Net: t1. Betty Lengel 69, t1. Nancy Bloomfield 69, 2. JoAnn Nevitt 70.
Low gross: 1. Jess Ottmar 53, t2. Milli Fazey 54, t2. Pat Pecoraro 54, t2. Vickie Glass 54.
At Lone Oak G.C., Nicholasville
Gross (par 3's and 5's): 1. Marcia Gauding 16, 2. Anna Lowry 18. Net (par 4's): 1. Anna Lowry 16, t2. Alice Harmon 20, t2. Faye Cantrell 20.
At Spring Valley G.C.
Gross: 1. Pat Wheeler 86. Net: 1. Carol Fening 68. Blind five: t1. Gerry Ritchie 16, t1. Mary Steele 16.
At Woodford Hills C.C., Versailles
Gross: 1. Margaret Furlong 95. Net: 1. Liz Jacobson 72. Special: Gayle Daniels. Fewest putts: Gayle Daniels 31.
Meadowbrook Ladies Golf League
Substitute par—1. Chris Jason 36, 2. Emily Gorham 39, 3. Sarah Kelly 40.
Women's Central Kentucky Golf Association
Match play at Winchester C.C.
Championship flight—Donna McNeil def. Marsha Bordas 3 and 2; Cynthia Powell def. Kathy Martin 6 and 4. Consolation: Deedie Tucker def. Mary K Woodrum 1 up.
First flight—Chris Franklin def. Janet French 6 and 5; Shirley Allen def. Jean Vickers 5 and 4. Consolation: Peggy Oliver def. Coleen Sydor 4 and 3; Charlotte Nelson def. Brenda Wilson.
Second flight—Kay Smith def. Sue Newell 6 and 5; Pam Nell def. Linda Hood 5 and 4. Consolation: Marcy Goff def. Freda Cundiff 1 up, 19th.
Third flight—Jane Burton def. Essie Brown 3 and 2; Pauline Benton def. Nell Waller 2 and 1. Consolation: Lil Derringer def. Lou Brown 5 and 4.
Wednesday's final-round pairings
Third flight—8 a.m.: Derringer vs. Pat Litzinger. 8:08: Burton vs. Benton.
Second flight—8:16 a.m.: Goff vs. Lynda Campbell. 8:24: Smith vs. Nell.
First flight—8:32 a.m.: Oliver vs. Nelson. 8:40: Franklin vs. Allen.
Championship flight—8:50 a.m.: Dee Dee Hays vs. Tucker. 9:00: McNeil vs. Powell.
tuesday's fort erie result
8th—$487,000, stk, 3YO, 13/16 mi, cloudy.
Prince of Wales Stakes
1 (1) Uncaptured (M.Mena) 2.90 2.20 2.10
5 (3) River Seven (E.Da Silva) 4.00 3.40
7 (5) Niigon's Glory (S.Bahen) 4.50
Off 7:47. Time 1:55.49. Fast. Scratched—Spring in the Air, Dynamic Sky. Also Ran—Jagger M, Power Phil, Rackman. $1 Pick 3 (2-6-1/2/3) 3 Correct Paid $173.75. Triactor (1-5-7) paid $46.30. Exactor (1-5) paid $9.40.
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