Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
American League
East Division
W L Pct GB
Baltimore 49 40 .551 –
Toronto 47 44 .516 3
New York 45 44 .506 4
Tampa Bay 42 51 .452 9
Boston 39 51 .433 10½
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Detroit 49 37 .570 –
Kansas City 46 43 .517 4½
Cleveland 44 45 .494 6½
Chicago 44 47 .484 7½
Minnesota 39 49 .443 11
West Division
W L Pct GB
Oakland 56 33 .629 –
Los Angeles 52 36 .591 3½
Seattle 49 40 .551 7
Texas 38 51 .427 18
Houston 37 54 .407 20
Late games not included
Monday’s Results
Baltimore 8, Washington 2, 11 innings
N.Y. Yankees 5, Cleveland 3
Chicago White Sox 4, Boston 0
Kansas City 6, Tampa Bay 0
Houston 12, Texas 7
Oakland 5, San Francisco 0
L.A. Angels 5, Toronto 2
Seattle 2, Minnesota 0
Tuesday’s Results
Cleveland 5, N.Y. Yankees 3
Baltimore at Washington, ppd., rain
Detroit 14, L.A. Dodgers 5
Chicago White Sox 8, Boston 3
Tampa Bay 4, Kansas City 3
Houston at Texas, late
San Francisco at Oakland, late
Toronto at L.A. Angels, late
Minnesota at Seattle, late
Wednesday’s Games
L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 11-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 10-3), 1:08
Toronto (Stroman 4-2) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 8-6), 3:35
N.Y. Yankees (McCarthy 0-0) at Cleveland (Tomlin 5-6), 7:05
Washington (Fister 7-2) at Baltimore (B.Norris 7-5), 7:05
Chicago White Sox (Sale 8-1) at Boston (R.De La Rosa 2-2), 7:10
Kansas City (Ventura 6-7) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 4-6), 7:10
Houston (Keuchel 8-5) at Texas (Darvish 8-4), 8:05
Minnesota (Gibson 7-7) at Seattle (Elias 7-7), 10:10
Oakland (Hammel 0-0) at San Francisco (M.Cain 1-7), 10:15
Thursday’s Games
Oakland at San Francisco, 3:45
Chicago White Sox at Boston, 4:05
N.Y. Yankees at Cleveland, 7:05
Washington at Baltimore, 7:05
L.A. Angels at Texas, 8:05
Detroit at Kansas City, 8:10
Minnesota at Seattle, 10:10
National League
East Division
W L Pct GB
Washington 48 40 .545 –
Atlanta 49 41 .544 –
Miami 43 46 .483 5½
New York 41 49 .456 8
Philadelphia 39 51 .433 10
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 52 39 .571 –
St. Louis 49 42 .538 3
Cincinnati 48 42 .533 3½
Pittsburgh 47 43 .522 4½
Chicago 38 51 .427 13
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 51 41 .554 –
San Francisco 49 40 .551 ½
San Diego 40 49 .449 9½
Arizona 38 53 .418 12½
Colorado 37 53 .411 13
Late games not included
Monday’s Results
Baltimore 8, Washington 2, 11 innings
N.Y. Mets 4, Atlanta 3, 11 innings
Cincinnati 9, Chicago Cubs 3
Philadelphia 3, Milwaukee 2
St. Louis 2, Pittsburgh 0
San Diego 6, Colorado 1
Arizona 9, Miami 1
Oakland 5, San Francisco 0
Tuesday’s Results
Cincinnati 4, Chicago Cubs 2, 1st game
Baltimore at Washington, ppd., rain
Detroit 14, L.A. Dodgers 5
N.Y. Mets 8, Atlanta 3
Cincinnati 6, Chicago Cubs 5, 2nd game
Philadelphia 9, Milwaukee 7
St. Louis 5, Pittsburgh 4
San Diego at Colorado, late
Miami at Arizona, late
San Francisco at Oakland, late
Wednesday’s Games
L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 11-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 10-3), 1:08
San Diego (Stults 3-11) at Colorado (Jurrjens 0-1), 3:10
Miami (Eovaldi 5-4) at Arizona (Collmenter 7-5), 3:40
Washington (Fister 7-2) at Baltimore (B.Norris 7-5), 7:05
Atlanta (E.Santana 7-5) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 3-1), 7:10
Chicago Cubs (Beeler 0-1) at Cincinnati (Simon 11-3), 7:10
Philadelphia (R.Hernandez 3-8) at Milwaukee (Lohse 9-3), 8:10
Pittsburgh (Cumpton 3-2) at St. Louis (Lynn 9-6), 8:15
Oakland (Hammel 0-0) at San Francisco (M.Cain 1-7), 10:15
Thursday’s Games
Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 12:35
Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 2:10
Oakland at San Francisco, 3:45
Washington at Baltimore, 7:05
Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 7:10
Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7:15
San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10
Baseball Boxscores
Reds 4, Cubs 2
First Game
Chicago Cincinnati
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Coghlan lf 3 1 1 1 B.Hamilton cf 4 1 2 0
Olt ph 0 0 0 0 Frazier 1b 4 0 0 0
Sweeney cf 5 1 2 1 Phillips 2b 4 1 1 1
Rizzo 1b 3 0 0 0 Bruce rf 4 1 1 2
S.Castro ss 4 0 0 0 Mesoraco c 3 0 0 0
Valbuena 3b 4 0 0 0 Heisey lf 3 1 3 0
Schierholtz rf 4 0 0 0 R.Santiago 3b 4 0 3 1
Jo.Baker c 2 0 1 0 Cozart ss 4 0 1 0
Lake ph 1 0 1 0 Cueto p 2 0 0 0
Barney 2b 4 0 1 0 M.Parra p 0 0 0 0
T.Wood p 1 0 0 0 Ju.Diaz p 0 0 0 0
Schlitter p 0 0 0 0 A.Chapman p 0 0 0 0
Ruggiano ph 1 0 1 0
Grimm p 0 0 0 0
N.Ramirez p 0 0 0 0
Castillo ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 33 2 7 2 Totals 32 4 11 4
Chicago 000″‡002″‡000 — 2
Cincinnati 300″‡001″‡00x — 4
E–Jo.Baker (1). DP–Chicago 1. LOB–Chicago 9, Cincinnati 7. 2B–B.Hamilton (18), R.Santiago (2). HR–Coghlan (3), Sweeney (1), Bruce (10). SB–B.Hamilton 2 (37), Heisey (7). S–T.Wood, Cueto.
IP H R ER BB SO
Chicago
T.Wood (L,7-7) 5 1/3 8 4 3 2 5
Schlitter 2/3 1 0 0 0 0
Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 1
N.Ramirez 1 2 0 0 0 0
Cincinnati
Cueto (W,9-6) 6 1/3 6 2 2 1 4
M.Parra H,11 2/3 0 0 0 1 1
Ju.Diaz H,1 1 0 0 0 0 2
A.Chapman (S,18-20) 1 1 0 0 1 2
M.Parra pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. HBP–by Cueto (Coghlan). Umpires–Home, Mike Winters. First, Toby Basner. Second, Mark Wegner. Third, Mike Muchlinski. T–2:51. A–17,371 (42,319). Reds 6, Cubs 5
Second Game
Chicago Cincinnati
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Lake cf 5 0 0 0 B.Hamilton cf 4 0 2 2
Ruggiano rf 4 0 1 0 Frazier 3b 4 1 1 0
Rizzo 1b 5 1 3 1 Phillips 2b 4 1 1 0
S.Castro ss 5 1 1 0 Bruce 1b 4 0 1 2
Castillo c 3 0 0 0 Ludwick lf 4 0 1 0
Olt 3b 3 2 1 2 Schumaker rf 3 2 1 0
Valbuena ph-3b 1 0 0 0 Cozart ss 3 1 2 0
Coghlan lf 4 1 2 2 Barnhart c 2 0 1 0
Barney 2b 5 0 3 0 Ondrusek p 0 0 0 0
Wada p 1 0 0 0 B.Pena ph 1 0 1 0
Schlitter p 0 0 0 0 Leake pr 0 1 0 0
Schierholtz ph 1 0 0 0 Holmberg p 0 0 0 0
W.Wright p 0 0 0 0 Contreras p 1 0 0 0
Villanueva p 0 0 0 0 Heisey ph 1 0 0 0
Strop p 0 0 0 0 Hoover p 0 0 0 0
H.Rondon p 0 0 0 0 Mesoraco ph-c 2 0 1 0
Totals 37 5 11 5 Totals 33 6 12 4
Chicago 023″‡000″‡000 — 5
Cincinnati 000″‡011″‡211 — 6
No outs when winning run scored.
E–Lake (6). DP–Chicago 2. LOB–Chicago 12, Cincinnati 7. 2B–Rizzo (14), Barney (10), Frazier (17), Bruce (18), Ludwick (12). 3B–B.Hamilton (5). HR–Rizzo (19), Olt (12), Coghlan (4). SB–Ruggiano (1). S–Wada.
IP H R ER BB SO
Chicago
Wada 5 5 1 0 1 3
Schlitter 1 1 1 1 0 0
W.Wright 0 0 1 1 1 0
Villanueva H,2 1 1 1 1 2 0
Strop BS,2-4 1 2 1 1 0 2
H.Rondon (L,1-3) 0 3 1 1 0 0
Cincinnati
Holmberg 2 2/3 7 5 5 3 1
Contreras 2 1/3 1 0 0 2 0
Hoover 2 2 0 0 1 6
Ondrusek (W,3-2) 2 1 0 0 0 2
W.Wright pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. H.Rondon pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. WP–Holmberg. PB–Barnhart. Umpires–Home, Andy Fletcher. First, Mark Wegner. Second, Mike Muchlinski. Third, Toby Basner. T–3:33. A–29,991 (42,319).
Indians 5, Yankees 3
New York Cleveland
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Gardner lf 3 1 0 1 Kipnis 2b 4 1 2 0
Jeter ss 4 0 0 0 A.Cabrera ss 4 0 0 0
Ellsbury cf 4 1 1 0 Brantley cf 4 1 3 3
Teixeira dh 4 0 1 1 C.Santana dh 4 0 1 0
McCann c 4 0 1 0 Chisenhall 3b 3 1 1 0
B.Roberts 2b 4 0 0 0 Swisher 1b 4 1 1 2
I.Suzuki rf 4 1 1 0 Dav.Murphy rf 4 0 1 0
Ke.Johnson 1b 2 0 0 0 Y.Gomes c 4 0 0 0
Ze.Wheeler 3b 2 0 0 0 Ch.Dickerson lf 3 1 1 0
Totals 31 3 4 2 Totals 34 5 10 5
New York 210″‡000″‡000 — 3
Cleveland 100″‡012″‡10x — 5
E–Swisher (9), Chisenhall (12), Y.Gomes (11). LOB–New York 4, Cleveland 6. 2B–Brantley 2 (22). HR–Brantley (14), Swisher (7). SB–Ellsbury 2 (25), Teixeira (1), Kipnis 2 (10). CS–Ellsbury (4). S–Ze.Wheeler.
IP H R ER BB SO
New York
Tanaka L,12-4 6 2/3 10 5 5 1 5
Thornton 1/3 0 0 0 0 0
Kelley 1 0 0 0 0 2
Cleveland
Bauer (W,3-4) 7 4 3 2 2 6
Shaw H,12 1 0 0 0 0 1
Allen (S,10-11) 1 0 0 0 0 2
Umpires–Home, Manny Gonzalez. First, Tom Woodring. Second, Brian Knight. Third, Fieldin Culbreth. T–2:55. A–23,384 (42,487).
Tigers 14, Dodgers 5
Los Angeles Detroit
ab r h bi ab r h bi
D.Gordon 2b 4 0 0 0 A.Jackson cf 3 0 0 1
Puig rf 3 1 0 0 Kinsler 2b 5 1 2 1
H.Ramirez dh 3 1 1 0 An.Romine 2b 0 0 0 0
Ad.Gonzalez 1b 3 1 1 2 Mi.Cabrera 1b 5 2 3 2
Van Slyke ph-1b 1 0 0 0 D.Kelly 1b 0 0 0 0
Kemp lf 4 1 3 1 J.Martinez dh 5 2 3 0
Ethier cf 4 0 0 0 Tor.Hunter rf 4 2 3 2
Uribe 3b 4 1 2 2 Castellanos 3b 5 3 3 1
A.Ellis c 3 0 0 0 Avila c 3 2 1 2
Rojas ss 4 0 0 0 Holaday c 0 0 0 0
Suarez ss 4 1 2 1
R.Davis lf 4 1 3 3
Totals 33 5 7 5 Totals 38 14 20 13
Los Angeles 500″‡000″‡000 — “‡5
Detroit 052″‡410″‡20x — 14
DP–Los Angeles 3, Detroit 1. LOB–Los Angeles 4, Detroit 8. 2B–Ad.Gonzalez (20), Tor.Hunter (16), Castellanos (19). 3B–Mi.Cabrera (1), J.Martinez (1). HR–Uribe (5). SB–Tor.Hunter (3). S–Suarez. SF–A.Jackson, R.Davis.
IP H R ER BB SO
Los Angeles
Ryu (L,9-5) 2 1/3 10 7 7 2 2
J.Wright 2/3 4 4 4 2 1
C.Perez 1 2/3 2 1 1 0 1
Maholm 2 1/3 4 2 2 0 2
Baez 1 0 0 0 0 0
Detroit
Verlander (W,8-7) 6 5 5 5 2 4
Alburquerque 1 0 0 0 1 1
Krol 1 1 0 0 0 1
C.Smith 1 1 0 0 0 0
J.Wright pitched to 6 batters in the 4th. HBP–by C.Perez (A.Jackson). WP–Ryu. Umpires–Home, Paul Schrieber. First, Ted Barrett. Second, Will Little. Third, Alfonso Marquez. T–3:29. A–36,912 (41,681).
2014 All-Star Rosters
American League
STARTERS
(x-inactive; r-replacement; y-starter)
Catcher — x-Matt Wieters, Orioles; y-Salvador Perez, Royals
First Base — Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
Second Base — Robinson Cano, Mariners
Third Base — Josh Donaldson, Athletics
Shortstop — Derek Jeter, Yankees
Outfield — Jose Bautista, Blue Jays; Mike Trout, Angels; Adam Jones, Orioles
Designated Hitter — Nelson Cruz, Orioles
RESERVES
Pitchers — Dellin Betances, RHP, Yankees; Mark Buehrle, LHP, Blue Jays; Yu Darvish, RHP, Rangers; Sean Doolittle, LHP, Athletics; Felix Hernandez, RHP, Mariners; Greg Holland, RHP, Royals; Scott Kazmir, LHP, Athletics; Jon Lester, LHP, Red Sox; Glen Perkins, LHP, Twins; David Price, LHP, Rays; Max Scherzer, RHP, Tigers; Masahiro Tanaka, RHP, Yankees
Catchers — Derek Norris, Athletics; r-Kurt Suzuki, Twins
Infielders — Jose Abreu, White Sox; Jose Altuve, Astros; Adrian Beltre, Rangers; x-Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays; r-Kyle Seager, Mariners; Brandon Moss, Athletics; Alexei Ramirez, White Sox
Outfielders — Michael Brantley, Indians; Yoenis Cespedes, Athletics; Alex Gordon, Royals
Designated Hitter — Victor Martinez, Tigers
MLB.Com Final Vote Candidates
LHP Dallas Keuchel, Astros
RHP Corey Kluber, Indians
RHP Garrett Richards, Angels
RHP Rick Porcello, Tigers
LHP Chris Sale, White Sox
National League
STARTERS
Catcher — Yadier Molina, Cardinals
First Base — Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks
Second Base — Chase Utley, Phillies
Third Base — Aramis Ramirez, Brewers
Shortstop — Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies
Outfield — Andrew McCutchen, Pirates; Carlos Gomez, Brewers; Yasiel Puig, Dodgers
RESERVES
Pitchers — Madison Bumgarner, LHP, Giants; Aroldis Chapman, LHP, Reds; Johnny Cueto, RHP, Reds; Zack Greinke, RHP, Dodgers; Clayton Kershaw, LHP, Dodgers; Craig Kimbrel, RHP, Braves; Pat Neshek, RHP, Cardinals; Francisco Rodriguez, RHP, Brewers; Tyson Ross, RHP, Padres; x-Jeff Samardzija, RHP, Cubs/A’s; r-Julio Teheran, RHP, Braves; Adam Wainwright, RHP, Cardinals; Tony Watson, LHP, Pirates; Jordan Zimmermann, RHP, Nationals
Catchers — Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers; Devin Mesoraco, Reds
Infielders — Matt Carpenter, Cardinals; Starlin Castro, Cubs; Todd Frazier, Reds; Freddie Freeman, Braves; Dee Gordon, Dodgers; Daniel Murphy, Mets
Outfielders — Charlie Blackmon, Rockies; Josh Harrison, Pirates; Hunter Pence, Giants; Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins
MLB.Com Final Vote Candidates
3B Casey McGehee, Marlins
1B Justin Morneau, Rockies
3B Anthony Rendon, Nationals
1B Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
OF Justin Upton, Braves
PRO BASKETBALL
WNBA
Eastern Conference
W L Pct GB
Atlanta 13 5 .722 –
Indiana 9 10 .474 4½
Connecticut 9 11 .450 5
Chicago 8 10 .444 5
New York 7 11 .389 6
Washington 7 12 .368 6½
Western Conference
W L Pct GB
Phoenix 13 3 .813 –
Minnesota 14 6 .700 1
San Antonio 10 9 .526 4½
Seattle 8 12 .400 7
Los Angeles 7 11 .389 7
Tulsa 7 12 .368 7½
Late games not included
Monday’s Games
No games scheduled
Tuesday’s Results
Atlanta 83, Connecticut 71
Indiana 78, Tulsa 76
Minnesota 83, Los Angeles 72
Wednesday’s Games
Washington at Chicago, 12:30
Seattle at Phoenix, 3:30
New York at San Antonio, 8
Thursday’s Games
Connecticut at Indiana, 12
Minnesota at Tulsa, 8
PRO SOCCER
Major League Soccer
Eastern Conference
W L T Pts GF GA
D.C. 8 5 4 28 24 18
Sporting Kansas City 7 5 5 26 23 15
New England 7 7 2 23 23 23
Toronto FC 6 5 3 21 19 18
New York 4 5 8 20 26 26
Columbus 4 5 8 20 19 19
Houston 5 10 3 18 18 34
Philadelphia 4 8 6 18 26 30
Chicago 2 4 10 16 24 27
Montreal 3 8 5 14 16 27
Western Conference
W L T Pts GF GA
Seattle 11 4 2 35 33 24
Real Salt Lake 7 3 7 28 27 23
Colorado 7 5 5 26 24 19
FC Dallas 7 7 5 26 30 29
Vancouver 6 3 7 25 26 22
Los Angeles 5 3 6 21 19 13
Portland 4 5 9 21 30 30
Chivas USA 5 7 5 20 17 26
San Jose 4 7 4 16 15 16
NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.
Saturday’s results
D.C. United 2, Toronto FC 1
Vancouver 1, Seattle FC 0
Chivas USA 1, Montreal 0
Sunday’s result
Sporting Kansas City 1, Chicago 1, tie
Friday’s game
D.C. United at San Jose, 11
Saturday’s games
Columbus at New York, 7
Colorado at Philadelphia, 7
Houston at Toronto FC, 7
Sporting Kansas City at Montreal, 7:30
Chicago at New England, 7:30
Chivas USA at Vancouver, 10
Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles, 10:30
Sunday’s game
Portland at Seattle FC, 10
INTERNATIONAL SOCCER
World Cup
First Round
GROUP A
W L T GF GA Pts
x-Brazil 2 0 1 7 2 7
x-Mexico 2 0 1 4 1 7
Croatia 1 2 0 6 6 3
Cameroon 0 3 0 1 9 0
x-advanced to second round
GROUP A ResultS
Brazil 3, Croatia 1
Mexico 1, Cameroon 0
Brazil 0, Mexico 0
Croatia 4, Cameroon 0
Brazil 4, Cameroon 1
Mexico 3, Croatia 1
Group B
W L T GF GA Pts
x-Netherlands 3 0 0 10 3 9
x-Chile 2 1 0 5 3 6
Spain 1 2 0 4 7 3
Australia 0 3 0 3 9 0
x-advanced to second round
GROUP B RESULTS
Netherlands 5, Spain 1
Chile 3, Australia 1
Chile 2, Spain 0
Netherlands 3, Australia 2
Spain 3, Australia 0
Netherlands 2, Chile 0
GROUP C
W L T GF GA Pts
x-Colombia 3 0 0 9 2 9
x-Greece 1 1 1 2 4 4
Ivory Coast 1 2 0 4 5 3
Japan 0 2 1 2 6 1
x-advanced to second round
GROUP C RESULTS
Colombia 3, Greece 0
Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1
Colombia 2, Ivory Coast 1
Greece 0 Japan 0
Colombia 4, Japan 1
Greece 2, Ivory Coast 1
GROUP D
W L T GF GA Pts
x-Costa Rica 2 0 1 4 1 7
x-Uruguay 2 1 0 4 4 6
Italy 1 2 0 2 3 3
England 0 2 1 2 4 1
x-advanced to second round
GROUP D RESULTS
Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1
Italy 2, England 1
Uruguay 2, England 1
Costa Rica 1, Italy 0
Costa Rica 0, England 0
Uruguay 1, Italy 0
GROUP E
W L T GF GA Pts
x-France 2 0 1 8 2 7
x-Switzerland 2 1 0 7 6 6
Ecuador 1 1 1 3 3 4
Honduras 0 3 0 1 8 0
x-advanced to second round
GROUP E RESULTS
Switzerland 2, Ecuador 1
France 3, Honduras 0
France 5, Switzerland 2
Ecuador 2, Honduras 1
Switzerland 3, Honduras 0
Ecuador 0, France 0
GROUP F
W L T GF GA Pts
x-Argentina 3 0 0 6 3 9
x-Nigeria 1 1 1 3 3 4
Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 2 0 4 4 3
Iran 0 2 1 1 4 1
x-advanced to second round
GROUP F resultS
Argentina 2, Bosnia-Herzegovina 1
Iran 0, Nigeria 0
Argentina 1, Iran 0
Nigeria 1, Bosnia-Herzegovina 0
Argentina 3, Nigeria 2
Bosnia-Herzegovina 3, Iran 1
GROUP G
W L T GF GA Pts
x-Germany 2 0 1 7 2 7
x-United States 1 1 1 4 4 4
Portugal 1 1 1 4 7 4
Ghana 0 2 1 4 6 1
x-advanced to second round
GROUP G results
Germany 4, Portugal 0
United States 2, Ghana 1
Germany 2, Ghana 2
Portugal 2, United States 2
Germany 1, United States 0
Portugal 2, Ghana 1
GROUP H
W L T GF GA Pts
x-Belgium 3 0 0 4 1 9
x-Algeria 1 1 1 6 5 4
Russia 0 1 2 2 3 2
South Korea 0 2 1 3 6 1
x-advanced to second round
GROUP H RESULTS
Belgium 2, Algeria 1
Russia 1, South Korea 1
Belgium 1, Russia 0
Algeria 4, South Korea 2
Belgium 1, South Korea 0
Algeria 1, Russia1
Second Round
Saturday’s Results
Brazil 1, Chile 1, Brazil advances on penalty kicks
Colombia 2, Uruguay 0
Sunday’s results
Netherlands 2, Mexico 1
Costa Rica 1, Greece1, Costa Rica advances on penalty kicks
Monday’s Results
At Brasilia, Brazil
France 2, Nigeria 0
At Porto Alegre, Brazil
Germany 2, Algeria 1
Tuesday’s RESULTS
At Sao Paulo
Argentina 1, Switzerland 0, extra time
At Salvador, Brazil
Belgium 2, United States 1, extra time
Quarterfinals
Friday’s Results
At Rio de Janeiro
Germany 1, France 0
At Fortaleza, Brazil
Brazil 2, Colombia 1
Saturday’s results
At Brasilia, Brazil
Argentina 1, Belgium 0
At Salvador, Brazil
Netherlands 0, Costa Rica 0, Netherlands advances on penalty kicks
Semifinals
Tuesday’s RESULT
At Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Germany 7, Brazil 1
Wednesday’s game
At Sao Paulo
Netherlands vs. Argentina, 4 p.m.
Third-Place Game
SATURDAY, JULY 12
At Brasilia, Brazil
Semifinal losers, 4 p.m.
Championship
Sunday, July 13
At Rio de Janeiro
Semifinal winners, 3 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS
Baseball
American League
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with C Ryan Plourde on a minor league contract.
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Placed RHP Justin Masterson on the 15-day DL.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed OF Alex Presley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled OF Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City (PCL). Agreed to terms with OF Ronny Ramirez on a minor league contract.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with LHP Joe Saunders on a minor league contract and will assign him to Omaha (PCL).
SEATTLE MARINERS — Designated C John Buck for assignment. Agreed to terms with RHP Brett Ash on a minor league contract.
TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned LHP Jeff Beliveau to Durham (IL). Reinstated RHP Jeremy Hellickson from the 15-day DL and LHP Cesar Ramos from paternity leave.
National League
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Sent OF Mark Trumbo to Reno (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
CHICAGO CUBS — Recalleed LHP Tsuyoshi Wada from Iowa (PCL).
CINCINNATI REDS — Placed 1B Joey Votto on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Reinstated C Brayan Pena from paternity leave. Recalled LHP David Holmberg from Louisville (IL). Sent 3B Jack Hannahan to Dayton (MWL) for a rehab assignment.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Sent OF Carlos Gonzalez to Colorado Springs (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent LHP Francisco Liriano to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sent 2B Marco Scutaro to Fresno (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
American Association
AMARILLO SOX — Traded RHP Jordan Egan to San Angelo (United) for future considerations.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released INF Donald Blunt.
GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS — Released INF Andres Rodriguez.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Released OF Jonny Kaplan.
WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed OF Cody Robinson.
Football
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed RB Noel Devine.
OTTAWA SENATORS — Re-signed D Alex Grant to a one-year, two-way contract.
TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Signed OT Chris Van Zeyl to a contract extension.
Hockey
National Hockey League
NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Renewed their affiliation agreement with Stockton (ECHL) for the 2014-15 season.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed D Matt Corrente to a one-year, two-way contract. Re-signed F Cody Kunyk to a one-year, two-way contract.
ECHL
READING ROYALS — Agreed to terms with D Bryant Molle on a one-year contract.
College
ARMY — Named Brian Bancroft acting track and field and cross country coach.
DAYTON — Named Sarah Willis assistant softball coach.
GREEN MOUNTAIN — Named Ashley Stevens women’s soccer coach and women’s lacrosse coach.
GRU AUGUSTA — Named Special Jennings women’s assistant basketball coach.
HOBART — Announced the resignation of men’s basketball coach Mike Neer.
LEHMAN — Named Durval Morgan trainer.
MIAMI — Dismissed LBs JaWand Blue and Alexander Figueroa from the football team.
LOCAL SPORTS
Tuesday’s Results
Men’s “D” League Softball
First National 11, Marco’s 1
Findlay Chrysler 9, Dow Chemical 5
Unique Choices/Jac & Do’s 16, Reineke Findlay 6
Gateway 13, Ball Metal 12
Closers 13, Marathon 12
New Vision 19, Noranda Lanes 12
Rusty Onions 11, Tipton Machinery 6
Jed’s 13, C & S 6
Findlay Youth Baseball
Hancock Fastpitch Softball
U-10 DIVISION
TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS
Riverdale White 5, Liberty-Benton Blue 2
Area Golf
WAYSIDE GOLF COURSE
TUESDAY SENIOR MEN’S LEAGUE
REGULAR PLAY — (1st flight) Paul Inbody 36. (2nd flight) Mel Worrell 37. (3rd flight) Jim Kinn 36. (4th flight) Merle Foust & Jim Iler 40.
TOURNAMENT CLUB — 1, Joe Buess, Jay Klopp, Jim Yeater & Tom Pessell, minus 12. LOW GROSS: Mike Clark 39. LOW NET: Larry Sprout 31.
SCHEDULE
Wednesday’s Events
American Legion Baseball
Ottawa at Findlay, 7:30
Findlay Rec Softball
men’s “b” League
AT cooper field
Rocky’s Body Shop vs. Gracie’s Deli, 6:30
Stonebridge Church vs. I’d Hit That, 7:30
City Uniforms vs. Warner Auto, 8:30
AEC vs. Fin’s, 9:30
Findlay Rec Softball
men’s “a” League
AT Rawson PARK
KKS vs. Veteran Eagles, 6:30
Marathon vs. CJ’s Bar and Grill, 7:30
AJ’s Heavenly Pizza vs. Marathon, 8:30
K Kern/TNT vs. Efishent Farms, 9:30
Recreation Volleyball
CO-ED “B’ LEAGUE
COURT 1
Something Good vs. H&R Electric, 6
NWO vs. Something Good, 6:45
XLR8 vs. NWO, 7:30
COURT 2
ACES vs. Zweebles, 6
BB&D vs. ACES, 6:45
Formula of Champions vs. The Slammers, 7:30
COURT 3
Gateway vs. Maralube Express, 6
Plan B vs. Intimidators, 6:45
Sand Diggers vs. Kiss My Pass, 7:30
COURT 4
J. Alexander Roofing vs. Scared Hitless, 6
Benny and the Jets vs. Scared Hitless, 6:45
Frickers vs. Benny and the Jets, 7:30
COURT 5
Frankart Electric vs. Random Acts of Awesome, 6
Hitchings vs. Xtreme Carpet, 6:45
I’d Hit That vs. Set To Kill, 7:30
LOCAL & AREA
Fall Sports Meetings
ARCADIA — Arcadia High School’s fall OHSAA-mandated meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school auditorium. All athletes participating in a fall sport and at least one parent must attend.
ST. WENDELIN — St. Wendelin will be holding its fall OHSAA-mandated meeting at 7 p.m. July 30 in the St. Wendelin Parish Life Center. All athletes participating in a fall sport and at least one parent must attend. A coaches meeting for each team will follow the video and brief discussion.
Coaching Openings
MCCOMB — McComb High School has an opening for a boys varsity basketball coach. Interested candidates should send their resume along with a letter of interest to Athletics Director Shawn Woolf at woolfs@mb.noacsc.org. No teaching positions are available at this time. Deadline for applications is July 18th.
ADA — Ada High School has openings for a varsity football assistant and a girls soccer assistant coach. Interested persons should contact Ken Jochims at jochimsk@ada.k12.oh.us or at 419-634-2746.
LIBERTY-BENTON — Liberty-Benton has an opening for a JV girls soccer coach. Candidates should contact Nate Irwin by email at nirwin@lb.noacsc.org.
U13 Travel Baseball Team
CONTINENTAL — Anyone interested in playing for the Northwest Ohio Swamprats, a U13 baseball team that will play a 10-to-20 game fall schedule, should contact Terry Dockery at 419-980-4087. Cost for those making the team is $150. Games will be played on weekends.
Softball Tournament
OAK HARBOR — An all-night softball tournament will be held July 11-12. Fee is $160 per team plus $12 per game for umpire. Call Mike Williamson at 419-603-7687.

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