MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL—Suspended Boston RHP Brandon Workman six games and fined him an undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of Tampa Bay 3B Evan Longoria during Friday's game.
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BOSTON RED SOX—Optioned 3B Garin Cecchini to Pawtucket (IL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Sent LHP Bruce Chen to Northwest Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Optioned RHP Michael Kohn to Salt Lake (PCL). Transferred LHP Sean Burnett to the 60-day DL. Reinstated RHP Dane De La Rosa from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Salt Lake. Reinstated OF Josh Hamilton from the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Cam Bedrosian from Salt Lake.
NEW YORK YANKEES—Optioned OF Zoilo Almonte to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Claimed LHP Wade LeBlanc off waivers from the L.A. Angels. Recalled INF Scott Sizemore from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transferred RHP Michael Pineda to the 60-day DL.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Placed OF Josh Reddick on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday.
SEATTLE MARINERS—Optioned INF Nick Franklin to Tacoma (PCL). Recalled RHP Erasmo Ramirez from Tacoma.
TEXAS RANGERS—Sent OF Jim Adduci and RHP Tanner Scheppers to Frisco (TL) for rehab assignments.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Recalled RHP Chad Jenkins from Buffalo (IL).
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Placed INF Cliff Pennington on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Didi Gregorius from Reno (PCL).
ATLANTA BRAVES—Agreed to terms with RHP Terry Doyle on a minor league contract.
CHICAGO CUBS—Designated RHP Jose Veras for assignment. Placed C Welington Castillo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Reinstated RHP Hector Rondon from paternity league. Selected the contract of C Eli Whiteside from Iowa (PCL).
MIAMI MARLINS—Optioned RHP Arquimedes Caminero to New Orleans (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Gregg on a minor league contract.
NEW YORK METS—Sent RHP Gonzalez Germen to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Optioned RHP Phillippe Aumont to Lehigh Valley (IL). Recalled RHP Ethan Martin from Lehigh Valley.
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Optioned RHP Donn Roach to El Paso (PCL). Placed LHP Eric Stults on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Jesse Hahn from San Antonio (TL). Selected the contract of LHP Jason Lane from El Paso.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Optioned INF/OF Tyler Moore to Syracuse (IL). Reinstated 3B Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day DL.
National Basketball Association
WASHINGTON WIZARDS—Signed coach Randy Wittman to a contract extension.
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed LB Ernie Sims to a one-year contract.
CHICAGO BEARS—Signed KR/WRs Armanti Edwards and Michael Spurlock. Reached an injury settlement with WR Domenik Hixon. Released LB Tana Patrick.
DENVER BRONCOS—Signed LB Lamin Barrow and OL Michael Schofield.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Released QB Seth Lobato and CB Keon Lyn.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Agreed to terms with C Jonathan Goodwin on a one-year contract. Signed DL Brandon Deaderick to a one-year contract.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Agreed to terms with OL Allen Barbre on a three-year contract extension.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Signed LB Blake Costanzo to a one-year contract. Released G Al Netter.
MARIST—Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Jeff Bower, to become general manager of the Detroit Pistons.
VIRGINIA—Signed men's basketball coach Tony Bennett to a seven-year contract.
south atlantic league
W L Pct. GB
Hagerstown (Nationals) 39 19 .672 —
Delmarva (Orioles) 34 24 .586 5
Greensboro (Marlins) 33 24 .579 5½
Hickory (Rangers) 30 27 .526 8½
Kannapolis (White Sox) 27 30 .474 11½
Lakewood (Phillies) 21 35 .375 17
West Virginia (Pirates) 20 38 .345 19
W L Pct. GB
Savannah (Mets) 38 17 .691 —
Asheville (Rockies) 33 24 .579 6
Greenville (Red Sox) 29 28 .509 10
Augusta (Giants) 27 29 .482 11½
Charleston, S.C. (Yankees) 27 31 .466 12½
Lexington (Royals) 24 34 .414 15½
Rome (Braves) 18 40 .310 21½
Lakewood 8, Greensboro 4
Hagerstown 8, Delmarva 5
Rome 4, Augusta 3
Hickory 8, Charleston, S.C. 7
Greenville 3, Lexington 1
Savannah 3, Asheville 2
Kannapolis 3, West Virginia 0 (6)
Greensboro at Lakewood, 2nd game, ppd., rain
Charleston, S.C. at Hickory, 11 a.m.
Greensboro at Lakewood, 11:05 a.m., 1st game
Greensboro at Lakewood, 1:35 p.m., 2nd game
Delmarva at Hagerstown, 6:35 p.m.
Rome at Augusta, 7 p.m.
Asheville at Savannah, 7:05 p.m.
Kannapolis at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.
Lexington at Greenville, 7:05 p.m.
West Virginia at Hickory, 7 p.m.
Lexington at Augusta, 7 p.m.
Greenville at Rome, 7 p.m.
Hagerstown at Greensboro, 7 p.m.
Lakewood at Delmarva, 7:05 p.m.
Savannah at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.
Kannapolis at Asheville, 7:05 p.m.
Lexington 000 000 100—1 7 1
Greenville 000 002 01x—3 8 2
Farrell, Rodriguez (6) and Schwindel; Ball, Dahlstrand (6) and Romanski. W—Dahlstrand (4-3). L—Farrell (1-4). 2B—L: Escalera-Maldonado, Ford; G: Witte, Allday. 3B—G: Asuaje.college
(Scores from Monday; Winners advanced)
Stanford 5 Indiana 4
Baton Rouge, La.
Houston 12 Louisiana St. 2
La.-Lafayette 5 Mississippi St. 3
UC Irvine 4 Oregon St. 2
ncaa super regionals
(Best-of-3; x-if necessary)
Note: Host school is Game 1 home team; visiting school is Game 2 home team; coin flip determines Game 3 home team
Jim Patterson Stadium, Louisville
Friday: Kennesaw St. (40-22) at Louisville (48-15), 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: Kennesaw St. vs. Louisville, 7 p.m.
x-Sunday: Kennesaw St. vs. Louisville, 6 p.m
Friday: Stanford (34-24) at Vanderbilt (44-18), 1 p.m.
Saturday: Stanford vs. Vanderbilt, 3 p.m.
x-Sunday: Stanford vs. Vanderbilt, 3 p.m.
Friday: UC Irvine (38-23) at Oklahoma St. (48-16), 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: UC Irvine vs. Oklahoma St., 2 p.m.
x-Sunday: UC Irvine vs. Oklahoma St., 2 p.m.
Friday: Houston (48-16) at Texas (41-19), 4 p.m.
Saturday: Houston vs. Texas, 2 p.m.
x-Sunday: Houston vs. Texas 2 p.m.
Saturday: Maryland (39-21) at Virginia (47-13), noon
Sunday: Maryland vs. Virginia, noon
x-Monday: Maryland vs. Virginia, 4 p.m.
Saturday: Mississippi (44-18) at Louisiana-Lafayette (57-8), 8 p.m.
Sunday: Mississippi vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, 9 p.m.
x-Monday: Mississippi vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.
Fort Worth, Texas
Saturday: Pepperdine at TCU, 4 p.m.
Sunday: Pepperdine vs. TCU, 6 p.m.
x-Monday: Pepperdine vs. TCU, 7 p.m.
Saturday: College of Charleston (44-17) at Texas Tech (43-19), 1 p.m.
Sunday: College of Charleston vs. Texas Tech, 3 p.m.
x-Monday: College of Charleston vs. Texas Tech, 1 p.m.
u.s. open field
The 151 players who were exempt or qualified for the 114th U.S. Open, which will be played June 12-15 at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. Five spots remain, either for players in the top 60 in the world next week or from an alternate list. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible. (a-amateur)
U.S. Open Champions (10 years): Justin Rose, Webb Simpson, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell, Lucas Glover, Angel Cabrera, Geoff Ogilvy, Retief Goosen.
U.S. Amateur Champion and Runner-Up: a-Matt Fitzpatrick, a-Oliver Goss.
Masters Champions (5 years): Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel, Phil Mickelson.
British Open Champions (5 years): Ernie Els, Darren Clarke, Louis Oosthuizen, Stewart Cink.
PGA Champions (5 years): Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley, Martin Kaymer, Y.E. Yang.
2013 U.S. Senior Open Champion: Kenny Perry.
PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNER (3 years): Matt Kuchar.
Top 10 and Ties From 2013 U.S. Open: Jason Day, Billy Horschel, Hunter Mahan, Luke Donald, Steve Stricker, Nicolas Colsaerts, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Rickie Fowler, Hideki Matsuyama.
2013 Tour Championship Field: Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson, Roberto Castro, Sergio Garcia, Jim Furyk, Nick Watney, Brendon de Jonge, Brandt Snedeker, Gary Woodland, Bill Haas, Kevin Streelman, D.A. Points, Graham DeLaet, Boo Weekley.
Top 60 from World Ranking on May 26: Jimmy Walker, Ian Poulter, Thomas Bjorn, Victor Dubuisson, Patrick Reed, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Lee Westwood, Jamie Donaldson, Jonas Blixt, Stephen Gallacher, Ryan Moore, Francesco Molinari, Harris English, Joost Luiten, Matt Jones, John Senden, Russell Henley, Chris Kirk, Matt Every, Ryan Palmer, Thongchai Jaidee, Kevin Stadler, Brendon Todd, Richard Sterne, Pablo Larrazabal.
Top 60 from World Ranking on June 9: TBD
Sectional Qualifying (36 holes): Kiyoshi Miyazato, Liang Wen-Chong, Lee Kyoung-Hoon, Toru Taniguchi, David Oh, Azuma Yano, Shane Lowry, Niclas Fasth, Garth Mulroy, Chris Doak, Shiv Kapur, Max Kieffer, Marcel Siem, Brooks Koepka, Graeme Storm, Tom Lewis, Lucas Bjerregaard, Andrea Pavan, Oliver Fisher, Danny Willett, Jim Renner, Henrik Norlander, Daniel Berger, Aron Price, Brian Stuard, Chad Collins, Billy Hurley III, Alex Cejka, Steven Alker, Kevin Sutherland, a-Cory Whitsett, Bobby Gates, Seung Yul Noh, Justin Leonard, Justin Thomas, Mark Wilson, Paul Casey, Bo Van Pelt, Rod Pampling, Luke Guthrie, Robert Allenby, Kevin Tway, Brett Stegmaier, Aaron Baddeley, Hyung Sung Kim, Ken Duke, Erik Compton, Ryan Blaum, Hudson Swafford, J.B. Holmes, Kevin Kisner, Joe Ogilvie, David Toms, Jeff Maggert, a-Robby Shelton, Casey Wittenberg.
Local (18 holes) and Sectional Qualifying: Simon Griffiths, Fran Quinn, Rob Oppenheim, Matthew Dobyns, a-Smylie Kaufman, Nicholas Lindheim, Andres Echavarria, a-Will Grimmer, Chris Thompson, Donald Constable, Nicholas Mason, a-Maverick McNealy, a-Brian Campbell, Anthony Broussard, Zac Blair, Clayton Rask, David Gossett, Cody Gribble, Jason Millard, a-Hunter Stewart, Brady Watt.
At High Point G.C.
Willie Shearer double-eagled the 519-yard 15th hole. Witness: Steve White.
At Lakeside G.C.
Gross—Kathryn Drydyk 44.
At Lone Oak G.C.
Blind partner, gross—Debbie Abshear-Susan Harkins 100; net—Alice Harmon-Lily Swisher 72.
At Meadowbrook G.C.
All irons—Jan Kiefer 77, Pam Davis 79, Polly Dame 83, Kathy Montgomery 83.
At Moss Hill G.C.
Gross—Melinda Hendricks 81; net—Pam Nell 65; Fewest Putts—Yvonne Gibson 28; Special—Judy Graves
Gross—Robin Brockman 39; net—Sherri Gould 32; Fewest putts—Robin Brockman 14; Special—Sherri Gould.
At Spring Valley G.C.
Gross—Sallie Walker 83; net—Paula Bunton 73, Gerry Ritchey 73; Blind Hole—Sallie Walker 37, Paula Bunton 42.
stanley cup finals
N.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles, 8 p.m.Saturday's game
N.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles, 7 p.m.
Monday, June 9
Los Angeles at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 11
Los Angeles at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m..
college world series
Florida 5 Alabama 0
Florida 6 Alabama 3
khsaa state tournament
At Jack C. Fisher Park, Owensboro
NOTE: b-blue field; g-green field; r-red field; o-brown field.
(Record in parentheses; times p.m. unless noted; listed in bracket order)
thurs DAY'S GAMES
Game 1: b-Greenwood (33-5) vs. Male (28-10), 5
Game 2: g-Madisonville (30-4) vs. Mercy (26-7), 5
Game 3: r-Ashland Blazer (31-5) vs. McCracken Co. (35-5), 5
Game 4: o-Anderson Co. (27-8) vs. Johnson Central (25-8), 5
Game 5: b-Green Co. (27-10) vs. Apollo (20-10), 7
Game 6: g-Estill Co. (26-13) vs. Highlands (26-11), 7
Game 7: r-Scott Co. (28-8) vs. East Jessamine (30-9), 7
Game 8: o-South Laurel (31-8) vs. Clark Co. (29-12), 7
Game 9: b-Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 9 a.m.
Game 10: g-Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 9 a.m.
Game 11: r-Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 9 a.m.
Game 12: o-Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 9 a.m.
Game 13: b-Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 11 a.m.
Game 14: g-Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 11 a.m.
Game 15: r-Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 11 a.m.
Game 16: o-Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 11 a.m.
Game 17: b-Game 13 winner vs. Game 9 loser, 1
Game 18: g-Game 14 winner vs. Game 10 loser, 1
Game 19: r-Game 15 winner vs. Game 11 loser, 1
Game 20: o-Game 16 winner vs. Game 12 loser, 1
Game 21: r-Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 3
Game 22: o-Game 11 winner vs. Game 12 winner, 3
Game 23: b-Game 17 winner vs. Game 18 winner, 5
Game 24: g-Game 19 winner vs. Game 20 winner, 5
Game 25: b-Game 23 winner vs. Game 21 loser, 7
Game 26: g-Game 24 winner vs. Game 22 loser, 7
Novak Djokovic (2), Serbia, def. Milos Raonic (8), Canada, 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-4.
Ernests Gulbis (18), Latvia, def. Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.
Maria Sharapova (7), Russia, def. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, 1-6, 7-5, 6-1.
Eugenie Bouchard (18), Canada, def. Carla Suarez Navarro (14), Spain, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-5.