Scoreboard


Published Mar 23, 2013 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

On deck

Today

Baseball: Ridgeview vs. Junction City/Salem Academy at Volcanoes Spring Tournament in Keizer, 2 p.m./4:30 p.m.; Culver at La Pine (DH), noon; Crook County at Madras (DH), 11 a.m.; Sisters vs. St. Johns (Ariz.) in Scottsdale, Ariz., 6 p.m.

Softball: Madras at Crook County (DH), 11 a.m.; La Pine at Culver (DH), noon

Track: Culver at Sherman County Invite, 11 a.m.

Boys tennis: Madras at Redmond, noon.

Prep Sports

Softball

Friday’s result

Class 5A

Nonconference

Redmond 000 104 0 — 5 8 3

The Dalles Wahtonka 010 030 0 — 4 7 0

Class 4A

Nonconference

First game

Burns 000 10 — 1 2 1

Ridgeview (10)01 2x — 13 11 1

Second game

Burns 000 00 — 0 3 1

Ridgeview 655 1x — 17 15 1

Basketball

Men’s college

NCAA Tournament Glance

All Times PDT

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EAST REGIONAL

Second Round

Friday, March 22

Dayton, Ohio

Temple 76, N.C. State 72

Indiana 83, James Madison 62

Austin, Texas

Miami 78, Pacific 49

Illinois 57, Colorado 49

Third Round

Today, March 23

Lexington, Ky.

Marquette (24-8) vs. Butler (27-8), 4:45 p.m.

San Jose, Calif.

Syracuse (27-9) vs. California (21-11), 6:40 p.m.

Sunday, March 24

Dayton, Ohio

Indiana (28-6) vs. Temple (24-9), 11:45 a.m.

Austin, Texas

Miami (28-6) vs. Illinois (23-12), 5:40 p.m.

SOUTH REGIONAL

Second Round

Friday, March 22

Philadelphia

Florida Gulf Coast 78, Georgetown 68

San Diego State 70, Oklahoma 55

Kansas City, Mo.

North Carolina 78, Villanova 71

Kansas 64, Western Kentucky 57

Austin, Texas

Florida 79, Northwestern State 47

Minnesota 83, UCLA 63

Third Round

Today, March 23

Auburn Hills, Mich.

Michigan (27-7) vs. VCU (27-8), 9:15 a.m.

Sunday, March 24

Philadelphia

Florida Gulf Coast (25-10) vs. San Diego State (23-10), 4:10 p.m.

Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas (30-5) vs. North Carolina (25-10), 2:15 p.m.

Austin, Texas

Florida (27-7) vs. Minnesota (21-12). 3:10 p.m.

MIDWEST REGIONAL

Second Round

Friday, March 22

Philadelphia

Duke 73, Albany (N.Y.) 61

Creighton 67, Cincinnati 63

Third Round

Today, March 23

Lexington, Ky.

Louisville (30-5) vs. Colorado State (26-8), 2:15 p.m.

Auburn Hills, Mich.

Michigan State (26-8) vs. Memphis (31-4), 11:45 a.m.

San Jose, Calif.

Saint Louis (28-6) vs. Oregon (27-8), 4:10 p.m.

Sunday, March 24

Philadelphia

Duke (28-5) vs. Creighton (28-7), 6:40 p.m.

WEST REGIONAL

Second Round

Friday, March 22

Dayton, Ohio

Ohio State 95, Iona 70

Iowa State 76, Notre Dame 58

Kansas City, Mo.

Mississippi 57, Wisconsin 46

La Salle 63, Kansas State 61

Third Round

Today, March 23

At EnergySolutions Arena

Salt Lake City

Harvard (20-9) vs. Arizona (26-7), 3:10 p.m.

Gonzaga (32-2) vs. Wichita State (27-8), 5:40 p.m.

Sunday, March 24

Dayton, Ohio

Ohio State (27-7) vs. Iowa State (23-11), 9:15 a.m.

Kansas City, Mo.

La Salle (23-9) vs. Mississippi (27-8) 4:40 p.m.

National Invitation Tournament

All Times PDT

Second Round

Friday, March 22

Baylor 89, Arizona State 85

Iowa 75, Stony Brook 63

Today, March 23

Stanford (19-14) at Alabama (22-12), 9 a.m.

Women’s college

NCAA Tournament Glance

All Times PDT

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Oklahoma City Regional

First Round

Today, March 23

Columbus, Ohio

Oklahoma (22-10) vs. Central Michigan (21-11), 8:10 a.m.

UCLA (25-7) vs. Stetson (24-8), 30 minutes following

Knoxville, Tenn.

Syracuse (24-7) vs. Creighton (24-7), 8:20 a.m.

Tennessee (24-7) vs. Oral Roberts (18-12), 30 minutes following

Sunday, March 24

Waco, Texas

Florida State (22-9) vs. Princeton (22-6), 2:10 p.m.

Baylor (32-1) vs. Prairie View (17-14), 30 minutes following

Louisville, Ky.

Purdue (24-8) vs. Liberty (27-6), 9:10 a.m.

Louisville (24-8) vs. Middle Tennessee (25-7), 30 minutes following

Spokane Regional

First Round

Today, March 23

Spokane, Wash.

Iowa State (23-8) vs. Gonzaga (27-5), 1:15 p.m.

Georgia (25-6) vs. Montana (23-7), 30 minutes following

Lubbock, Texas

California (28-3) vs. Fresno State (24-8), 1:20 p.m.

Texas Tech (21-10) vs. South Florida (21-10), 30 minutes following

Sunday, March 24

Stanford, Calif.

Stanford (31-2) vs. Tulsa (16-16), 2:20 p.m.

Michigan (21-10) vs. Villanova (21-10), 30 minutes following

Baton Rouge, La.

Penn State (25-5) vs. Cal Poly (21-10), 2:15 p.m.

LSU (20-11) vs. Green Bay (29-2), 30 minutes following

Norfolk Regional

First Round

Today, March 23

Boulder, Colo.

South Carolina (24-7) vs. South Dakota State (25-7), 1:10 p.m.

Colorado (25-6) vs. Kansas (18-13), 30 minutes following

College Station, Texas

Texas A&M (24-9) vs. Wichita State (24-9), 1:05 p.m.

Nebraska (23-8) vs. Chattanooga (29-3), 30 minutes following

Sunday, March 24

Iowa City

Notre Dame (31-1) vs. UT-Martin (19-14), 2:05 p.m.

Miami (21-10) vs. Iowa (20-12), 30 minutes following

Durham, N.C.

Duke (30-2) vs. Hampton (28-5), 9:05 a.m.

Oklahoma State (21-10) vs. DePaul (21-11), 30 minutes following

Bridgeport Regional

First Round

Today, March 23

Storrs, Conn.

Vanderbilt (20-11) vs. Saint Joseph’s (23-8), 8:05 a.m.

Connecticut (29-4) vs. Idaho (17-15), 30 minutes following

College Park, Md.

Maryland (24-7) vs. Quinnipiac (30-2), 8:15 a.m.

Michigan State (24-8) vs. Marist (26-6), 30 minutes following

Sunday, March 24

Newark, Del.

Delaware (30-3) vs. West Virginia (17-13), 9:15 a.m.

North Carolina (28-6) vs. Albany (NY) (27-3), 30 minutes following

Queens, N.Y.

Kentucky (27-5) vs. Navy (21-11), 9:05 a.m.

Dayton (27-2) vs. St. John’s (18-12), 30 minutes following

Tennis

Professional

Sony Open

Friday

At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park

Key Biscayne, Fla.

Purse: Men, $5.24 million (Masters 1000); Women, $5.19 million (Premier)

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Men

Second Round

Tommy Haas (15), Germany, def. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, 6-0, 5-7, 6-3.

Kei Nishikori (13), Japan, def. Victor Hanescu, Romania, 6-3, 6-3.

Xavier Malisse, Belgium, def. Jeremy Chardy (22), France, 6-3, 6-2.

David Ferrer (3), Spain, def. Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, walkover.

James Blake, United States, def. Julien Benneteau (24), 6-2, 6-3.

Albert Ramos, Spain, def. Juan Monaco (12), Argentina, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Fabio Fognini (32), Italy, def. Michael Llodra, France, 6-4, 6-1.

Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Marcel Granollers (31), Spain, 6-3, 6-4.

Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, def. Florian Mayer (23), Germany, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Janko Tipsarevic (7), Serbia, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-2, 6-4.

Alexandr Dolgopolov (19), Ukraine, def. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, 6-2, 6-3.

Tobias Kamke, Germany, def. Juan Martin del Potro (5), Argentina, 7-6 (5), 6-1.

Gilles Simon (11), France, def. Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, 6-3, 6-3.

Women

Second Round

Lauren Davis, United States, def. Madison Keys, United States, 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 (7).

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Ekaterina Makarova (18), Russia, 6-4, 6-4.

Roberta Vinci (15), Italy, def. Christina McHale, United States, 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-3.

Carla Suarez Navarro (20), Spain, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (3).

Elena Vesnina (29), Russia, def. Donna Vekic, Croatia, 6-4, 6-2.

Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, def. Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2.

Klara Zakopalova (21), Czech Republic, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Sorana Cirstea (28), Romania, def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, 2-6, 7-5, 6-2.

Nadia Petrova (11), Russia, def. Zheng Jie, China, 6-3, 6-1.

Simona Halep, Romania, def. Tamira Paszek (26), Austria, 6-1, 6-7 (4), 7-5.

Maria Kirilenko (14), Russia, def. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, 6-1, 6-4.

Alize Cornet (32), France, def. Laura Robson, Britain, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1.

Maria Sharapova (3), Russia, def. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, 6-2, 6-0.

Ana Ivanovic (12), Serbia, def. Urszula Radwanska, Poland, 6-2, 6-1.

Golf

PGA Tour

Arnold Palmer Invitational

Friday

At Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Orlando, Fla.

Purse: $6.2 million

Yardage: 7,419; Par: 72 (36-36)

(a-amateur)

Second Round (Players who made cut)

Bill Haas 69-66—135

Justin Rose 65-70—135

John Huh 67-69—136

Ken Duke 70-68—138

J.J. Henry 71-67—138

Jimmy Walker 69-69—138

Mark Wilson 71-68—139

Vijay Singh 71-68—139

Tiger Woods 69-70—139

Gonzalo Fdez-Castano 69-71—140

Luke Guthrie 73-67—140

Brad Fritsch 68-72—140

Bob Estes 71-69—140

John Rollins 68-72—140

Rickie Fowler 73-67—140

Sang-Moon Bae 71-69—140

Hunter Mahan 71-70—141

Sergio Garcia 72-69—141

Matt Jones 71-70—141

Ian Poulter 72-69—141

Thorbjorn Olesen 69-73—142

Charles Howell III 73-69—142

Retief Goosen 73-69—142

Ben Curtis 72-70—142

Ben Kohles 69-73—142

Boo Weekley 72-70—142

Henrik Stenson 71-71—142

Chris Kirk 71-72—143

Stewart Cink 70-73—143

Chris Stroud 72-71—143

John Senden 71-72—143

Keegan Bradley 74-69—143

Gary Woodland 70-73—143

Richard H. Lee 73-70—143

Brian Stuard 74-69—143

Tag Ridings 70-74—144

Ben Crane 70-74—144

William McGirt 74-70—144

Chad Campbell 77-67—144

Carl Pettersson 72-72—144

Erik Compton 72-72—144

Billy Horschel 72-73—145

Jason Day 71-74—145

Vaughn Taylor 71-74—145

David Lingmerth 71-74—145

Jim Furyk 71-74—145

Bubba Watson 74-71—145

Camilo Villegas 71-74—145

Cameron Tringale 72-73—145

Graham DeLaet 76-69—145

Kevin Streelman 74-71—145

Nick Watney 69-76—145

Scott Brown 74-71—145

Tommy Gainey 72-73—145

Sean O’Hair 69-76—145

Justin Hicks 74-71—145

Nicholas Thompson 74-72—146

Zach Johnson 70-76—146

Mike Weir 76-70—146

Lee Janzen 73-73—146

Francesco Molinari 75-71—146

Doug LaBelle II 73-73—146

Pat Perez 71-75—146

Ryo Ishikawa 69-77—146

Lee Westwood 71-75—146

Graeme McDowell 72-74—146

David Toms 74-72—146

Josh Teater 75-71—146

David Hearn 75-71—146

George Coetzee 73-74—147

Martin Laird 74-73—147

Harris English 75-72—147

Matt Every 72-75—147

Greg Owen 74-73—147

Johnson Wagner 76-71—147

Charlie Beljan 76-71—147

Robert Allenby 73-74—147

Rod Perry 76-71—147e_SClB LPGA Tour

Kia Classic

Friday

At Aviara Golf Club

Carlsbad, Calif.

Purse: $1.7 million

Yardage: 6,593; Par: 72 (36-36)

Second Round , players who made the cut

(a-amateur)

Beatriz Recari 69-67—136

Paula Creamer 69-68—137

Karrie Webb 67-70—137

I.K. Kim 71-67—138

Cristie Kerr 70-68—138

Haeji Kang 69-69—138

Inbee Park 69-69—138

Jane Park 66-72—138

Lizette Salas 69-70—139

Caroline Hedwall 67-72—139

Jeong Jang 72-68—140

Stacy Lewis 70-70—140

So Yeon Ryu 70-70—140

Mo Martin 69-71—140

Jee Young Lee 72-69—141

Chella Choi 71-70—141

Stacy Prammanasudh 71-70—141

Jenny Shin 70-71—141

Amanda Blumenherst 69-72—141

Azahara Munoz 72-70—142

Suzann Pettersen 71-71—142

Carlota Ciganda 70-72—142

Jacqui Concolino 70-72—142

Sandra Gal 70-72—142

Giulia Sergas 68-74—142

Pornanong Phatlum 75-68—143

Alison Walshe 74-69—143

Na Yeon Choi 72-71—143

Paola Moreno 71-72—143

Hee Kyung Seo 71-72—143

Jodi Ewart Shadoff 69-74—143

Jessica Korda 68-75—143

Nicole Castrale 74-70—144

Gerina Piller 74-70—144

Marcy Hart 73-71—144

Ai Miyazato 72-72—144

Moriya Jutanugarn 71-73—144

Dewi Claire Schreefel 71-73—144

Jiyai Shin 71-73—144

Austin Ernst 69-75—144

Karine Icher 75-70—145

Vicky Hurst 74-71—145

Ilhee Lee 74-71—145

Ji Young Oh 74-71—145

Ha-Neul Kim 73-72—145

Kathleen Ekey 72-73—145

Felicity Johnson 72-73—145

Shanshan Feng 71-74—145

Jennifer Johnson 71-74—145

Pernilla Lindberg 75-71—146

Momoko Ueda 75-71—146

Sara Maude Juneau 74-72—146

Anna Nordqvist 73-73—146

Ayako Uehara 73-73—146

Amy Yang 73-73—146

Amy Hung 72-74—146

Lisa McCloskey 72-74—146

Lindsey Wright 72-74—146

Thidapa Suwannapura 71-75—146

Kristy McPherson 70-76—146

Belen Mozo 70-76—146

Mariajo Uribe 78-69—147

Catriona Matthew 75-72—147

Kayla Mortellaro 75-72—147

Jennifer Rosales 75-72—147

Lexi Thompson 75-72—147

Sydnee Michaels 74-73—147

Stephanie Sherlock 74-73—147

Juli Inkster 73-74—147

Tiffany Joh 73-74—147

Laura Diaz 72-75—147

Christina Kim 72-75—147

Jin Young Pak 72-75—147

Se Ri Pak 69-78—147

Champions Tour

Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

Friday

At Fallen Oak

Saucier, Miss.

Purse: $1.6 million

Yardage: 7,119; Par: 72 (36-36)

First Round, Leading Scores

Hal Sutton 34-35—69

Steve Elkington 33-36—69

Corey Pavin 32-37—69

Roger Chapman 36-33—69

Joe Daley 36-34—70

Michael Allen 33-37—70

Fred Funk 34-36—70

David Frost 37-33—70

Mark O’Meara 33-37—70

Olin Browne 36-34—70

Gene Sauers 36-35—71

Andrew Magee 37-34—71

Peter Senior 35-36—71

Steve Lowery 35-36—71

Mike Goodes 39-32—71

Neal Lancaster 35-36—71

Chien Soon Lu 36-35—71

Duffy Waldorf 35-36—71

David Eger 36-35—71

Rod Spittle 34-37—71

Bernhard Langer 37-34—71

Jeff Sluman 36-35—71

Motor sports

NASCAR

Sprint Cup

Auto Club 400

After Friday qualifying; race Sunday

At Auto Club Speedway

Fontana, Calif.

Lap length: 2 miles

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 187.451.

2. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 187.217.

3. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 187.149.

4. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 187.13.

5. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 186.688.

6. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 186.514.

7. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 186.273.

8. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 185.864.

9. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 185.792.

10. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 185.677.

11. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 185.157.

12. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 185.085.

13. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 184.876.

14. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 184.715.

15. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 184.625.

16. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 184.374.

17. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 184.233.

18. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 184.044.

19. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 184.011.

20. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 183.988.

21. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 183.852.

22. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 183.702.

23. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 183.697.

24. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 183.57.

25. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 183.248.

26. (51) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 183.113.

27. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 183.02.

28. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 182.825.

29. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 182.658.

30. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 182.639.

31. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 182.519.

32. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 182.473.

33. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 182.44.

34. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 181.493.

35. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 181.087.

36. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 181.087.

37. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

38. (44) Scott Riggs, Ford, Owner Points.

39. (32) Timmy Hill, Ford, Owner Points.

40. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

41. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, Owner Points.

42. (34) David Ragan, Ford, Owner Points.

43. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points.

Baseball

MLB

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Spring Training

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Friday’s Games

Philadelphia 7, Atlanta 6

Pittsburgh 6, Tampa Bay (ss) 4

Detroit 4, Washington 3

N.Y. Yankees 9, Minnesota 7

Baltimore 6, Tampa Bay (ss) 3

Toronto 1, Boston 0

Houston 3, St. Louis 2

Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 1

Kansas City 13, L.A. Angels 9

Colorado (ss) 14, Texas 9

Cincinnati 6, L.A. Dodgers 5

San Francisco 11, Colorado (ss) 6

N.Y. Mets 4, Miami 2

Arizona 7, Cleveland 5

Seattle 3, San Diego 1

Oakland 4, Chicago White Sox 4, tie

College

Pac-12 Standings

All Times PDT

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Conference Overall

W L W L

Oregon State 4 0 20 1

California 4 0 14 8

Stanford 1 0 11 5

UCLA 3 1 15 4

Oregon 3 1 16 6

Washington State 2 1 12 8

Southern Cal 2 2 9 13

Arizona State 1 3 12 6

Arizona 0 4 15 9

Utah 0 4 9 10

Washington 0 4 4 16

Today’s Games

Oregon State 5, Arizona State 0

Oregon 2, Arizona 1

California 5, UCLA 1

Southern Cal 5, Washington 4

x-Washington State 8, Brown 2

Stanford 6 Utah 4

x=nonleague

Soccer

MLS

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

All Times PDT

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Today’s Games

Columbus at D.C. United, 12:30 p.m.

Sporting Kansas City at New England, 1 p.m.

New York at Montreal, 1:30 p.m.

Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Houston, 5:30 p.m.

Colorado at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.

Seattle FC at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Chivas USA at Chicago, 2 p.m.

Hockey

NHL

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

All Times PDT

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Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 32 24 8 0 48 114 83

New Jersey 31 14 11 6 34 78 85

N.Y. Rangers 30 15 13 2 32 71 73

N.Y. Islanders 31 13 15 3 29 90 105

Philadelphia 30 13 16 1 27 81 92

Northeast Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 30 20 5 5 45 97 75

Boston 29 20 6 3 43 84 61

Ottawa 31 16 9 6 38 78 67

Toronto 31 16 12 3 35 94 90

Buffalo 31 12 15 4 28 84 99

Southeast Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Winnipeg 32 16 14 2 34 81 96

Carolina 30 15 13 2 32 85 86

Washington 31 14 16 1 29 89 88

Tampa Bay 30 13 16 1 27 98 90

Florida 31 9 16 6 24 77 111

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 30 24 3 3 51 102 66

Detroit 31 15 11 5 35 85 80

St. Louis 29 16 11 2 34 87 83

Columbus 31 13 12 6 32 73 80

Nashville 31 12 13 6 30 75 84

Northwest Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Minnesota 29 17 10 2 36 77 71

Vancouver 30 15 9 6 36 83 83

Edmonton 29 11 11 7 29 72 85

Calgary 29 11 14 4 26 82 101

Colorado 29 11 14 4 26 75 92

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 30 22 4 4 48 100 76

Los Angeles 30 17 11 2 36 88 75

San Jose 29 13 10 6 32 71 77

Dallas 30 14 13 3 31 78 88

Phoenix 31 13 14 4 30 80 87

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Friday’s Games

Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 2

Columbus 5, Calgary 1

Washington 6, Winnipeg 1

Detroit 5, Anaheim 1

Today’s Games

Tampa Bay at Ottawa, 11 a.m.

San Jose at Minnesota, 11 a.m.

Vancouver at Los Angeles, 1 p.m.

Boston at Toronto, 4 p.m.

Buffalo at Montreal, 4 p.m.

Florida at New Jersey, 4 p.m.

Columbus at Nashville, 5 p.m.

Colorado at Dallas, 5 p.m.

St. Louis at Edmonton, 7 p.m.

Deals

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

HOUSTON ASTROS—Optioned INF Jake Elmore to Oklahoma City (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS—Placed LHP Scott Diamond and RHP Anthony Swarzak on the 15-day DL.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Optioned OF Carlos Peguero to Tacoma (PCL). Reassigned RHP Carson Smith and INF Nick Franklin to their minor league camp.

TEXAS RANGERS—Optioned RHP Justin Grimm to Round Rock (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed RHP Todd Redmond off waivers from Baltimore and optioned him to Buffalo (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Optioned LHP Chris Rusin to their minor league camp. Assigned RHP Drew Carpenter, Jaye Chapman, RHP Casey Coleman, RHP Jensen Lewis, RHP Blake Parker, INF Edwin Maysonet, INF Brad Nelson, OF Brian Bogusevic, OF Johermyn Chavez and OF Darnell McDonald to their minor league camp.

CINCINNATI REDS—Reassigned RHP Armando Galarraga to their minor league camp.

MIAMI MARLINS—Re-assigned OF Christian Yelich, RHP Jonathan Albaladejo and C Jake Jeffries to their minor league camp. Optioned RHP Tom Koehler to New Orleans (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Optioned RHP Bryan Morris to Indianapolis (IL). Reassigned INF Ivan DeJesus Jr. and INF Jared Goedert to their minor league camp.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Released RHP Ramon Ramirez and INF Wilson Valdez.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Optioned RHP Cole Kimball to Syracuse (IL). Re-assigned RHP Jeremy Accardo to their minor league camp. Agreed to terms with LHP J.C. Romero on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MIAMI HEAT—Signed F Juwan Howard for the remainder of the season.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS—Agreed to terms with LB D.J. Williams on a one-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed TE Kellen Davis and DB Chris Owens to one-year contracts.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Signed S Ed Reed.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL—Suspended Vancouver D Alexander Edler for two games for charging Phoenix G Mike Smith during a game on March 21.

CAROLINA HURRICANES—Reassigned C Riley Nash to Charlotte (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Recalled F Sean Collins from Springfield (AHL).

DALLAS STARS—Assigned F Alex Chiasson and D Jamie Oleksiak to Texas (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS—Recalled F Mike Blunden from Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Assigned F Craig Smith to Milwaukee (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.

PHOENIX COYOTES—Assigned D Chris Summers to Portland (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES—Traded F Matt D’Agostini and a conditional 2015 seventh-round draft pick to New Jersey for a conditional 2015 fifth-round draft pick.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Assigned G Mark Owuya from Toronto (AHL) to Reading (AHL).

COLLEGE

ALABAMA—Named Bill Battle athletic director.