MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
American League
East Division
W L Pct GB
Baltimore 7 1 .875 —
New York 4 3 .571 2
Boston 4 4 .500 3
Toronto 4 5 .444 3
Tampa Bay 3 5 .375 4
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Chicago 6 2 .750 —
Detroit 5 2 .714
Kansas City 5 2 .714
Cleveland 3 3 .500 2
Minnesota 0 8 .000 6
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 5 4 .556 —
Texas 5 5 .500
Oakland 4 6 .400 1
Houston 3 5 .375 1
Seattle 3 6 .333 2
Late games not included
Tuesday’s Results
Detroit 8, Pittsburgh 2
N.Y. Yankees 3, Toronto 2
Baltimore 9, Boston 5
Tampa Bay 5, Cleveland 1
Kansas City 3, Houston 2
L.A. Angels 5, Oakland 4
Texas 8, Seattle 0
Wednesday’s Results
L.A. Angels 5, Oakland 1
Seattle 4, Texas 2, 10 innings
Detroit 7, Pittsburgh 3
Toronto 7, N.Y. Yankees 2
Boston 4, Baltimore 2
Cleveland 4, Tampa Bay 1
Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota 0
Kansas City at Houston, late
Thursday’s Games
Detroit (Zimmermann 1-0) at Pittsburgh (Cole 0-1), 12:35
Chicago White Sox (Latos 1-0) at Minnesota (E.Santana 0-0), 1:10
Cleveland (Salazar 1-0) at Tampa Bay (Archer 0-2), 1:10
N.Y. Yankees (Eovaldi 0-0) at Toronto (Stroman 1-0), 7:07
Baltimore (Tillman 1-0) at Texas (Hamels 2-0), 8:05
Kansas City (Kennedy 1-0) at Houston (Fister 1-0), 8:10
Friday’s Games
Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05
Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay, 7:10
N.Y. Mets at Cleveland, 7:10
Toronto at Boston, 7:10
Baltimore at Texas, 8:05
Detroit at Houston, 8:10
L.A. Angels at Minnesota, 8:10
Kansas City at Oakland, 10:05
National League
East Division
W L Pct GB
Washington 6 1 .857 —
Philadelphia 4 5 .444 3
Miami 3 4 .429 3
New York 3 5 .375 3
Atlanta 0 8 .000 6
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Chicago 7 1 .875 —
Cincinnati 5 3 .625 2
Pittsburgh 5 4 .556 2
Milwaukee 4 4 .500 3
St. Louis 4 4 .500 3
West Division
W L Pct GB
San Francisco 6 2 .750 —
Los Angeles 4 4 .500 2
Colorado 3 4 .429 2
Arizona 3 5 .375 3
San Diego 3 6 .333 3
Late games not included
Tuesday’s Results
Detroit 8, Pittsburgh 2
Arizona 4, L.A. Dodgers 2
Washington 2, Atlanta 1
Philadelphia 3, San Diego 0
Miami 2, N.Y. Mets 1
San Francisco 7, Colorado 2
Wednesday’s Results
N.Y. Mets 2, Miami 1
Washington 3, Atlanta 0
Detroit 7, Pittsburgh 3
Philadelphia 2, San Diego 1
Chicago Cubs 9, Cincinnati 2
Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 4
San Francisco at Colorado, late
Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, late
Thursday’s Games
Detroit (Zimmermann 1-0) at Pittsburgh (Cole 0-1), 12:35
San Diego (Pomeranz 1-0) at Philadelphia (Velasquez 1-0), 1:05
Milwaukee (W.Peralta 0-2) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 0-0), 1:45
San Francisco (M.Cain 0-0) at Colorado (Bergman 0-1), 3:10
Atlanta (Teheran 0-1) at Washington (Undecided), 4:05
Cincinnati (R.Iglesias 1-0) at Chicago Cubs (Hammel 0-0), 8:05
Arizona (Ray 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Stripling 0-0), 10:10
Friday’s Games
Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 2:20
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05
Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05
Atlanta at Miami, 7:10
N.Y. Mets at Cleveland, 7:10
Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:15
San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10
Arizona at San Diego, 10:40
Wednesday’s Boxscores
Indians 4, Rays 1
Cleveland Tampa Bay
ab r h bi ab r h bi
R.Davis cf-lf 4 1 1 0 Forsythe 2b 4 0 1 0
Kipnis 2b 4 1 2 1 Morrison 1b 4 0 1 0
Lindor ss 4 1 0 1 Longoria 3b 4 0 0 0
Napoli 1b 4 1 1 0 Dickerson dh 4 0 1 0
C.Santana dh 3 0 1 1 De.Jennings lf 3 0 0 0
Gomes c 4 0 0 0 B.Miller ss 3 0 1 0
Byrd lf 3 0 0 0 Guyer rf 3 0 0 0
Naquin cf 1 0 0 0 Kiermaier cf 3 1 0 0
Uribe 3b 2 0 0 0 Casali c 3 0 1 1
Cowgill rf 3 0 0 0
Totals 32 4 5 3 Totals 31 1 5 1
Cleveland 000″?300″?010 — 4
Tampa Bay 000″?000″?010 — 1
E–Longoria (1), Forsythe (1). LOB–Cleveland 3, Tampa Bay 4. 2B–R.Davis (1), Napoli (1), Casali (1). HR–Kipnis (1). SB–Lindor (1). SF–C.Santana.
IP H R ER BB SO
Cleveland
Carrasco (W,1-0) 8 4 1 1 1 8
C.Allen (S,2-2) 1 1 0 0 0 1
Tampa Bay
Smyly (L,0-2) 7 3 3 2 1 11
E.Ramirez 2 2 1 1 0 4
WP–C.Allen, Smyly, E.Ramirez. Umpires–Home, Mike Muchlinski. First, Mike Winters. Second, Mark Wegner. Third, Marty Foster. T–2:32. A–10,117 (31,042).
Tigers 7, Pirates 3
Detroit Pittsburgh
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Kinsler 2b 4 1 1 2 Jaso 1b 4 1 1 0
Upton lf 5 0 1 0 McCutchen cf 4 0 1 1
Mi.Cabrera 1b 4 1 1 0 Freese 3b 3 1 2 0
J.Martinez rf 4 1 2 1 S.Marte lf 3 0 0 0
Castellanos 3b 4 1 1 0 Cervelli c 2 0 0 1
An.Romine 3b 1 0 0 0 Polanco rf 4 0 0 1
Saltalamacchia c 4 1 1 4 J.Harrison 2b 4 0 0 0
J.Iglesias ss 2 1 0 0 Mercer ss 3 0 0 0
Gose cf 4 1 2 0 Vogelsong p 1 0 0 0
Greene p 2 0 0 0 Figueroa ph 1 0 0 0
Ty.Collins ph 1 0 1 0 Caminero p 0 0 0 0
J.Wilson p 0 0 0 0 Schugel p 0 0 0 0
Lowe p 0 0 0 0 S.Rodriguez ph 0 1 0 0
V.Martinez ph 0 0 0 0 Luebke p 0 0 0 0
Fr.Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 N.Feliz p 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 7 10 7 Totals 29 3 4 3
Detroit 000″?104″?002 — 7
Pittsburgh 200″?000″?010 — 3
DP–Detroit 2. LOB–Detroit 7, Pittsburgh 4. 2B–Mi.Cabrera (1), J.Martinez (3), McCutchen (3). HR–Kinsler (3), Saltalamacchia (2). SF–Kinsler.
IP H R ER BB SO
Detroit
Greene (W,1-0) 6 3 2 2 3 7
J.Wilson H,4 1 0 0 0 0 2
Lowe H,2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Fr.Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 1 0
Pittsburgh
Vogelsong 5 4 1 1 0 5
Caminero L,0-2 BS,1-1 2/3 3 4 4 2 1
Schugel 2 1/3 1 0 0 0 2
Luebke 2/3 1 2 2 3 0
N.Feliz 1/3 1 0 0 0 1
Umpires–Home, Paul Nauert. First, Jerry Meals. Second, Ron Kulpa. Third, Gabe Morales. T–3:12. A–21,175 (38,362).
Cubs 9, Reds 2
Cincinnati Chicago
ab r h bi ab r h bi
B.Hamilton cf 4 1 1 0 Fowler cf 4 1 1 0
Suarez 3b 3 0 2 0 Heyward rf 4 0 1 2
Votto 1b 3 0 1 0 Zobrist 2b 4 1 0 0
Phillips 2b 4 0 1 0 Rizzo 1b 4 1 0 0
Bruce rf 3 0 0 1 Bryant 3b 3 2 1 2
Schebler lf 4 1 1 0 M.Montero c 3 3 1 1
De Jesus Jr. ss 3 0 0 1 Soler lf 2 1 2 1
Barnhart c 3 0 1 0 Szczur lf 1 0 0 0
Simon p 0 0 0 0 A.Russell ss 3 0 1 1
Straily p 1 0 0 0 Lackey p 3 0 1 1
Sampson p 1 0 0 0 Cahill p 0 0 0 0
B.Wood p 0 0 0 0 Richard p 0 0 0 0
T.Holt ph 1 0 0 0 Ne.Ramirez p 0 0 0 0
Ohlendorf p 0 0 0 0
Cingrani p 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 2 7 2 Totals 31 9 8 8
Cincinnati 100″?000″?100 — 2
Chicago 502″?200″?00x — 9
DP–Chicago 3. LOB–Cincinnati 6, Chicago 10. 2B–B.Hamilton (2), Fowler (3). 3B–Schebler (1). HR–Bryant (1). SB–Suarez (2), Fowler (1), Zobrist (1). SF–Bruce, Soler.
IP H R ER BB SO
Cincinnati
Simon (L,0-1) 2/3 4 5 5 3 1
Straily 2 1/3 2 2 2 2 3
Sampson 2 2 2 2 3 2
B.Wood 1 0 0 0 1 1
Ohlendorf 1 0 0 0 0 1
Cingrani 1 0 0 0 1 1
Chicago
Lackey (W,2-0) 6 2/3 6 2 2 3 7
Cahill 1/3 0 0 0 0 0
Richard 1 1 0 0 0 0
Ne.Ramirez 1 0 0 0 1 0
HBP–by Straily (Fowler). WP–Sampson 2. Umpires–Home, Jeff Kellogg. First, Brian O’Nora. Second, Alan Porter. Third, John Tumpane. T–3:03. A–36,496 (41,268).
Major League Leaders
National League
BATTING–DMurphy, Washington, .500; Hazelbaker, St. Louis, .500; LeMahieu, Colorado, .462; Fowler, Chicago, .423; Prado, Miami, .417; AGonzalez, Los Angeles, .406; Suarez, Cincinnati, .400.
RUNS–Pagan, San Francisco, 10; Suarez, Cincinnati, 9; Fowler, Chicago, 8; LeMahieu, Colorado, 7; Panik, San Francisco, 7; DPeralta, Arizona, 7; Puig, Los Angeles, 7; Rizzo, Chicago, 7; Story, Colorado, 7; Zobrist, Chicago, 7.
RBI–Story, Colorado, 12; Bruce, Cincinnati, 10; Kemp, San Diego, 10; Rizzo, Chicago, 10; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 9; Suarez, Cincinnati, 9; Pence, San Francisco, 8; Spangenberg, San Diego, 8.
HITS–AGonzalez, Los Angeles, 13; LeMahieu, Colorado, 12; Segura, Arizona, 12; Suarez, Cincinnati, 12; 10 tied at 11.
DOUBLES–Markakis, Atlanta, 6; AGonzalez, Los Angeles, 4; Holliday, St. Louis, 4; DPeralta, Arizona, 4; CSeager, Los Angeles, 4; 25 tied at 3.
TRIPLES–DGordon, Miami, 2; Puig, Los Angeles, 2; 23 tied at 1.
HOME RUNS–Story, Colorado, 7; Suarez, Cincinnati, 4; Brown, San Francisco, 3; Carter, Milwaukee, 3; Gennett, Milwaukee, 3; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 3; CGonzalez, Colorado, 3; Kemp, San Diego, 3; Segura, Arizona, 3.
STOLEN BASES–Harper, Washington, 3; 10 tied at 2.
PITCHING–Cueto, San Francisco, 2-0; Clippard, Arizona, 2-0; Phelps, Miami, 2-0; Lackey, Chicago, 2-0; Arrieta, Chicago, 2-0; Treinen, Washington, 2-0; Ohlendorf, Cincinnati, 2-0.
ERA–ChAnderson, Milwaukee, 0.00; Maeda, Los Angeles, 0.00; Phelps, Miami, 0.00; Syndergaard, New York, 0.69; Erlin, San Diego, 0.93; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 1.20; JRoss, Washington, 1.29.
STRIKEOUTS–Syndergaard, New York, 21; Fernandez, Miami, 18; Nola, Philadelphia, 17; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 14; Finnegan, Cincinnati, 14; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 14; Scherzer, Washington, 13; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 13.
SAVES–Papelbon, Washington, 5; Jeffress, Milwaukee, 4; JGomez, Philadelphia, 4; Melancon, Pittsburgh, 3; 7 tied at 2.
American League
BATTING–BMcCann, New York, .500; White, Houston, .483; JMartinez, Detroit, .448; Machado, Baltimore, .441; Trumbo, Baltimore, .406; Eaton, Chicago, .393; Mauer, Minnesota, .393.
RUNS–Altuve, Houston, 10; Donaldson, Toronto, 10; BMcCann, New York, 10; CDavis, Baltimore, 9; DeShields, Texas, 9; Kinsler, Detroit, 9; Machado, Baltimore, 9.
RBI–Fielder, Texas, 10; White, Houston, 10; Beltre, Texas, 9; SCastro, New York, 9; CDavis, Baltimore, 9; Donaldson, Toronto, 9; Ortiz, Boston, 9.
HITS–Machado, Baltimore, 15; White, Houston, 14; JMartinez, Detroit, 13; Trumbo, Baltimore, 13; Beltre, Texas, 12; Calhoun, Los Angeles, 12; 10 tied at 11.
DOUBLES–Beltre, Texas, 5; Bogaerts, Boston, 4; EEscobar, Minnesota, 4; YEscobar, Los Angeles, 4; Ortiz, Boston, 4; Schoop, Baltimore, 4; 13 tied at 3.
TRIPLES–JCastro, Houston, 2; AEscobar, Kansas City, 2; 14 tied at 1.
HOME RUNS–Cano, Seattle, 5; CDavis, Baltimore, 4; Donaldson, Toronto, 4; Semien, Oakland, 4; 9 tied at 3.
STOLEN BASES–Altuve, Houston, 6; Burns, Oakland, 3; Crisp, Oakland, 3; Barney, Toronto, 2; Betts, Boston, 2; Bogaerts, Boston, 2; Correa, Houston, 2; DeShields, Texas, 2; Ellsbury, New York, 2; Kiermaier, Tampa Bay, 2.
PITCHING–AnSanchez, Detroit, 2-0; Hamels, Texas, 2-0; Sale, Chicago, 2-0; Brach, Baltimore, 2-0; 54 tied at 1.
ERA–Zimmermann, Detroit, 0.00; FHernandez, Seattle, 0.69; AaSanchez, Toronto, 1.38; Rodon, Chicago, 1.38; Volquez, Kansas City, 1.54; Buchholz, Boston, 10.00; Kelly, Boston, 10.13.
STRIKEOUTS–Price, Boston, 18; Archer, Tampa Bay, 17; Smyly, Tampa Bay, 16; FHernandez, Seattle, 16; Volquez, Kansas City, 15; Jimenez, Baltimore, 14; Miley, Seattle, 14; Odorizzi, Tampa Bay, 14; Sale, Chicago, 14.
SAVES–Robertson, Chicago, 4; Osuna, Toronto, 3; Britton, Baltimore, 3; WDavis, Kansas City, 3; Street, Los Angeles, 3; 6 tied at 2.
PRO BASKETBALL
NBA
Eastern Conference
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
y-Toronto 56 26 .683 —
x-Boston 48 34 .585 8
New York 32 50 .390 24
Brooklyn 21 61 .256 35
Philadelphia 10 72 .122 46
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
y-Miami 48 34 .585 —
x-Atlanta 48 34 .585 —
x-Charlotte 48 34 .585 —
Washington 41 41 .500 7
Orlando 35 47 .427 13
Central Division
W L Pct GB
z-Cleveland 57 25 .695 —
x-Indiana 45 37 .549 12
x-Detroit 44 38 .537 13
Chicago 42 40 .512 15
Milwaukee 33 49 .402 24
Western Conference
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
y-San Antonio 67 15 .817 —
x-Memphis 42 39 .519 24
x-Dallas 42 40 .512 25
x-Houston 41 41 .500 26
New Orleans 30 52 .366 37
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
y-Oklahoma City 55 27 .671 —
x-Portland 43 38 .531 11
Utah 40 41 .494 14
Denver 33 48 .407 21
Minnesota 29 53 .354 26
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
z-Golden State 72 9 .889 —
x-L.A. Clippers 53 28 .654 19
Sacramento 33 49 .402 39
Phoenix 22 59 .272 50
L.A. Lakers 16 65 .198 56
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
z-clinched conference
Late games not included
Tuesday’s Results
Indiana 102, New York 90
Toronto 122, Philadelphia 98
Miami 99, Detroit 93
San Antonio 102, Oklahoma City 98, OT
L.A. Clippers 110, Memphis 84
Wednesday’s Results
Chicago 115, Philadelphia 105
Minnesota 144, New Orleans 109
Indiana 97, Milwaukee 92
Houston 116, Sacramento 81
San Antonio 96, Dallas 91
Detroit 112, Cleveland 110, OT
Toronto 103, Brooklyn 96
Boston 98, Miami 88
Washington 109, Atlanta 98
Charlotte 117, Orlando 103
Memphis at Golden State, late
Utah at L.A. Lakers, late
L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, late
Denver at Portland, late
Thursday’s Results
No games scheduled
PRO HOCKEY
NHL Playoffs
First Round
Best-of-7
x-if necessary
WEDNESDAY’S GAMES
Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 2 (Tampa Bay leads series 1-0)
Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Rangers 2 (Pittsburgh leads series 1-0)
Chicago at St. Louis, late
Thursday’s Games
Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Florida, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.
San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
FRIDAY’S GAMES
Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Nashville at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.
SATURDAY’S GAMES
N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 3 p.m.
Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 8 p.m.
San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
SUNDAY’S GAMES
St. Louis at Chicago, 3 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Florida at N.Y. Islanders, 8 p.m.
Nashville at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.
MONDAY’S GAMES
Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Dallas at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday’s GAMES
Tampa Bay at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.
St. Louis at Chicago, 9:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Nashville, 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20
Florida at N.Y. Islanders, 8 p.m.
Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Dallas at Minnesota, 9:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 21
x-Detroit at Tampa Bay, TBD
x-Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, TBD
x-Chicago at St. Louis, TBD
Anaheim at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Friday, April 22
x-N.Y. Islanders at Florida, TBD
x-Philadelphia at Washington, TBD
x-Minnesota at Dallas, TBD
x-San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD
PRO SOCCER
Major League Soccer
Eastern Conference
W L T Pts GF GA
Montreal 3 2 0 9 8 5
Philadelphia 3 2 0 9 7 5
Orlando City 2 1 2 8 9 6
New England 1 1 4 7 6 8
New York City FC 1 1 3 6 7 7
Chicago 1 1 3 6 5 5
D.C. United 1 2 3 6 7 9
Toronto FC 1 2 2 5 5 5
New York 1 4 0 3 4 11
Columbus 0 3 2 2 3 7
Western Conference
W L T Pts GF GA
Sporting Kansas City 4 2 0 12 8 5
Real Salt Lake 3 0 2 11 9 6
FC Dallas 3 1 2 11 10 8
Colorado 3 2 1 10 5 4
Los Angeles 2 1 2 8 8 4
San Jose 2 1 2 8 7 7
Vancouver 2 3 1 7 6 10
Houston 1 2 2 5 12 9
Portland 1 2 2 5 7 10
Seattle 1 3 1 4 4 6
NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.
Late games not included
Wednesday’s Results
Colorado 2, Sporting Kansas City 1
New York at San Jose, late
FC Dallas at Portland, late
Friday’s Games
Los Angeles at Houston, 7
Saturday’s Games
Montreal at Chicago, 5
Toronto FC at D.C. United, 5
New York City FC at Columbus, 7:30
New York at Colorado, 9
Philadelphia at Seattle, 10
Vancouver at Real Salt Lake, 10
San Jose at Portland, 10:30
Sunday’s Games
New England at Orlando City, 3:30
Sporting Kansas City at FC Dallas, 7
Saturday, April 23
New York City FC at Philadelphia, 4
Toronto FC at Montreal, 4
New England at D.C. United, 5:30
Houston at Columbus, 7:30
Seattle at Colorado, 9
Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles, 10:30
FC Dallas at Vancouver, 10:30
Sunday, April 24
Sporting Kansas City at San Jose, 3:30
Orlando City at New York, 7:30

TRANSACTIONS
Baseball
American League
BOSTON RED SOX — Placed 3B Pablo Sandoval on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 11. Selected the contract of INF Josh Rutledge from Pawtucket (IL). Agreed to terms with LHP Wesley Wright on a minor league contract.
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent OF Michael Brantley to Columbus (IL) for a rehab assignment.
DETROIT TIGERS — Sent RHP Alex Wilson and OF Cameron Maybin to Toledo (IL) for a rehab assignment.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed LHP Glen Perkins on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 11. Recalled LHP Taylor Rogers from Rochester (IL).
NEW YORK YANKEES — Signed 1B-OF Nick Swisher to a minor league contract.
TEXAS RANGERS — Recalled LHP Alex Claudio from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned RHP Phil Klein to Round Rock. Reinstated RHP Luke Jackson from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Round Rock.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Designated RHP Arnold Leon for assignment. Recalled L/RHP Pat Venditte from Buffalo (IL). Agreed to a two-year extension of their affiliation with Buffalo (IL), through the 2018 season.
National League
ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed OF Hector Olivera on the restricted list. Recalled INF Daniel Castro from Gwinnett (IL). Transferred LHP Jesse Biddle from the 15- to the 60-day DL.
CINCINNATI REDS — Sent RHP Jon Moscot to Louisville (IL) for a rehab assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Designated OF/1B Michael Morse for assignment. Assigned INF Pedro Florimon outright to Indianapolis (IL). RHP John Holdzkom cleared unconditional release waivers and is a free agent. Selected the contract of RHP A.J. Schugel from Indianapolis.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Returned RHP Josh Martin to Cleveland.
Basketball
National Basketball Association
DETROIT PISTONS — Signed G Lorenzo Brown.
Football
National Football League
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Claimed TE Chase Ford off waivers from Baltimore.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Re-signed S Jeff Heath.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Named John Park football research/analytics director.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released LBs Terrance Plummer and Alex Singleton.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released DL Dominique Easley.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed CB Greg Toler to a one-year contract. Canadian Football League
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Released QB Quentin Williams, RB Martese Jackson and WR Evan Pszczonak.
Hockey
National Hockey League
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Assigned F Nic Dowd and D Kevin Gravel to Ontario (OHL).
MINNESOTA WILD — Signed F Alex Tuch to a three-year, entry-level contract.
NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled F Marek Hrivik from Hartford (AHL).
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Signed F Nazem Kadri and D Morgan Rielly to six-year contracts.
College
NCAA — Fined Arkansas State $5,000 and vacated one men’s basketball win after it was discovered a staff member provided more than $5,000 in apparel to a player.
ALABAMA — Named John Pelphrey men’s associate head basketball coach.
ILLINOIS STATE — Promoted Brittney Marshall to women’s assistant basketball coach.
NJIT — Named Brian Kennedy men’s basketball coach.
OKLAHOMA — Named Kevin Kruger men’s assistant basketball coach.
SOUTHERN CAL — Named Lynn Swann athletic director.
UTAH — Sophomore F Jakob Poeltl will enter the NBA draft.
LOCAL SPORTS
Wednesday’s Results
College Athletics
BASEBALL
Ohio Northern 16-4, Wilmington 4-2
Bluffton 6, Defiance 4
MEN’S LACROSSE
Capital 15, Ohio Northern 5
WOMEN’S LACROSSE
Capital 16, Ohio Northern 1
SOFTBALL
Otterbein 5-5, Ohio Northern 1-0
Defiance 1-4, Bluffton 0-2
Prep Boys Tennis
BLUFFTON 5, FOSTORIA 0
SINGLES
No. 1 — Justin Haggard (Blu) def. Isaac Morton, 6-0, 6-0.
No. 2 — Ryan Sprague (Blu) def. Austin Milum, 6-0, 6-0.
No. 3 — Bluffton win by forfeit.
DOUBLES
No. 1 — Levi Mikesell/Jaret Geiser (Blu) def. Jarrett Lorenzen/Cruz Betancourt, 6-0, 6-2.
No. 2 — Tad Steiner/Misha Groman (Blu) def. Noah Kitchen/Hunter Kaufman, 6-1, 6-1.
RECORDS: Bluffton 5-1.
UPPER SANDUSKY 5, MARION PLEASANT 0
SINGLES
No. 1 — Sam Duress (US) def. Drayson Campbell, 6-1, 6-4.
No. 2 — Noah Frey (US) def. Josh Niles, 6-1, 6-4.
No. 3 — Brandon Miller (US) def. Kaleb Taylor, 6-2, 6-3.
DOUBLES
No. 1 — Turner Dilley/Nate Hensel (US) def. Isaac Zachmann/Adam Meyer, 6-2, 6-0.
No. 2 — Tommy Martin/Chad Mostoller (US) def. James Enders/Ben Morris, 6-3, 6-1.
RECORDS: Upper Sandusky 1-3; Marion Pleasant 1-3.

SCHEDULE
Thursday’s Events
College Athletics
SOFTBALL — Findlay at Grand Valley State (GLIAC), DH, 1
MEN’S GOLF — Ohio Northern at Ohio Athletic Conference Spring Invitational
Prep Boys Tennis
Toledo Whitmer at Findlay (TRAC), 4:30 p.m.
St. Marys Memorial at Ada, 4:30
Bluffton at Ottawa-Glandorf, 4;30
Fostoria at Kenton, 4:30
Edison at Upper Sandusky, 4:30
Prep Baseball
Liberty-Benton at Elmwood, 4:45
Bluffton at Ada (NWC), 5
Van Buren at McComb (BVC), 5
Columbus Grove at Allen East (NWC), 5
Fort Jennings at Kalida (PCL), 5
Miller City at Leipsic (PCL), 5
Patrick Henry at Delta (NWOAL), 5
Waynesfield-Goshen at Hardin Northern (NWCC), 5
Upper Sandusky at Buckeye Central (N10), 5
Carey at Wynford (N10), 5
Arcadia at Fostoria, 5
Hopewell-Loudon at Pandora-Gilboa (BVC), 5
Prep Softball
Findlay at Toledo Bowsher, 5
Bluffton at Ada (NWC), 5
Columbus Grove at Allen East (NWC), 5
Waynesfield-Goshen at Hardin Northern (NWCC), 5
Patrick Henry at Delta (NWOAL), 5
Hopewell-Loudon at Pandora-Gilboa (BVC), 5
Carey at Wynford (N10), 5
Upper Sandusky at Buckeye Central (N10), 5
Leipsic at Kalida (PCL), 5
Arcadia at Fostoria, 5
Arlington at Ottawa-Glandorf, 5
Defiance at Liberty-Benton, 5
Riverdale at Kenton, 5
Fremont St. Joseph at Van Buren, 5
Miller City at North Baltimore, 5
Elmwood at New Riegel, 5
Rossford at Lakota, 5
Prep Track
McComb & Sylvania Southview at Findlay, 4:30
Ontario at Upper Sandusky, 4:15
Vanlue at Hardin Northern, 4:30
Old Fort at Genoa, 4:30

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