Sports agate — April 20, 2017

Published Apr 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

BASEBALL

RFA 9, West Genesee 2

WG 000 002 0 — 2 7 4

RFA 001 107 X — 9 11 2

W: Switzer. L: Donoahue. 2B: RFA, Ott. RBI: RFA, Ott, S. Simons, DeBlasiis, A. Simons, Hetherington, Taylor, Granger; WG, Donoahue 2.

LACROSSE

Boys

Holland Patent 8, Johnstown 3

HP scoring (goals-assists): Haas 1-0, Panzone 1-1, Goodemote 2-2, Carpenter 1-1, Staley 3-0; Johnstown scoring: Crook 1-0, Pointras 0-1, Blackwood 1-0, Way 1-0, Sitterly 0-1. Goalie saves: HP, Greenway 3; Johnstown, Maxon 9.

NHL Playoffs

First Round

Best-of-7

Wednesday’s Games

Washington 5, Toronto 4, series tied 2-2

Ottawa 1, Boston 0, Ottawa leads series 3-1

Minnesota 2, St. Louis 0, St. Louis leads series 3-1

Anaheim 3, Calgary 1, Anaheim wins series 4-0

Thursday’s Games

NY Rangers at Montreal, 7, series tied 2-2

Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7, Pittsburgh leads series 3-1

Chicago at Nashville, 8, Nashville leads series 3-0

San Jose at Edmonton, 10:30, series tied 2-2

Friday’s Games

Toronto at Washington, 7

Boston at Ottawa, 7:30

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MINOR HOCKEY

AHL Playoffs

Division Semifinals

Best-of-5

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

Thursday’s Games

Toronto at Albany, 7

W-B/Scranton at Providence, 7:05

Friday’s Games

Hershey at Lehigh Valley, 7:05

Syracuse at St. John’s, 7:30

Western Conference

Thursday’s Game

Chicago at Charlotte, 7

Friday’s Game

Chicago at Charlotte, 7:15

Milwaukee at Grand Rapids, 7

Stockton at San Jose, 7

Ontario at San Diego, 7

NBA Playoffs

Best-of-7

Wednesday’s Games

Washington 109, Atlanta 101, Washington leads series 2-0

Houston 115, Oklahoma City 111, Houston leads series 2-0

Golden State 110, Portland 81, Golden State leads series 2-0

Thursday’s Games

Cleveland at Indiana, 7, Cleveland leads series 2-0

Toronto at Milwaukee, 8, series tied 1-1

San Antonio at Memphis, 9:30, San Antonio leads series 2-0

Friday’s Games

Boston at Chicago, 7, Chicago leads series 2-0

Houston at Oklahoma City, 9:30

L.A. Clippers at Utah, 10, series tied 1-1

Champions Tour Statistics

Charles Schwab Cup Money List

1, Bernhard Langer (6), $750,250. 2, Fred Couples (4), $540,867. 3, Miguel Angel Jimenez (5), $466,342. 4, Scott McCarron (6), $456,449. 5, Stephen Ames (5), $382,800. 6, Gene Sauers (6), $303,389. 7, Kevin Sutherland (5), $287,000. 8, Tom Lehman (3), $280,100. 9, Steve Stricker (2), $255,200. 10, Kirk Triplett (5), $252,292.

Scoring Average (Actual)

1, Fred Couples, 67.00. 2, Bernhard Langer, 68.06. 3, Colin Montgomerie, 68.25. 4, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 68.43. 5, Kevin Sutherland, 68.53. 6, Scott McCarron, 68.76. 7, Billy Andrade, 69.00. 8 (tie), Kirk Triplett and Stephen Ames, 69.07. 10, 2 tied with 69.29.

Driving Distance

1, Tommy Armour III, 300.1. 2, Kenny Perry, 298.3. 3, Brandt Jobe, 297.4. 4, Fred Couples, 295.9. 5, John Daly, 294.5. 6, Scott Parel, 294.3. 7, Scott McCarron, 294.2. 8, Doug Garwood, 293.1. 9, Tim Petrovic, 292.5. 10, Stephen Ames, 292.2.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Fred Funk, 86.55%. 2, Hale Irwin, 84.42%. 3, Colin Montgomerie, 83.04%. 4, Jerry Kelly, 82.14%. 5, Gene Sauers, 80.25%. 6, Olin Browne, 79.83%. 7 (tie), David Toms and Joe Durant, 79.41%. 9, Rod Spittle, 79.17%. 10, Tom Byrum, 78.10%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Colin Montgomerie, 81.25%. 2, Fred Couples, 80.30%. 3, Bernhard Langer, 79.08%. 4, Kevin Sutherland, 78.52%. 5, Scott Dunlap, 78.15%. 6 (tie), Tom Lehman, Kirk Triplett and Brandt Jobe, 77.78%. 9, Joe Durant, 77.45%. 10, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 76.98%.

Total Driving

1, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 29. 2, Jerry Kelly, 31. 3, Joe Durant, 38. 4 (tie), Fred Couples and Kenny Perry, 42. 6 (tie), Billy Andrade and Gene Sauers, 44. 8 (tie), Jeff Sluman and David Toms, 51. 10, 2 tied with 52.

Putting Average

1, Fred Couples, 1.629. 2, Tom Pernice Jr., 1.668. 3, Kirk Triplett, 1.684. 4 (tie), Stephen Ames and Scott McCarron, 1.689. 6, Paul Broadhurst, 1.693. 7, Bernhard Langer, 1.698. 8, Gene Sauers, 1.700. 9 (tie), Scott Hoch and Jeff Maggert, 1.704.

Birdie Average

1, Fred Couples, 6.00. 2, Bernhard Langer, 5.53. 3, Colin Montgomerie, 5.38. 4, Gene Sauers, 5.29. 5, Scott McCarron, 5.18. 6, Paul Broadhurst, 5.07. 7 (tie), Billy Andrade and Miguel Angel Jimenez, 5.00. 9, Duffy Waldorf, 4.88. 10, 3 tied with 4.82.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Scott McCarron, 38.3. 2, Fred Couples, 49.5. 3, Scott Verplank, 54.0. 4, Jay Haas, 63.0. 5 (tie), Bob Tway, Stephen Ames and Kevin Sutherland, 67.5. 8, Jesper Parnevik, 76.5. 9, Tom Lehman, 81.0. 10, 5 tied with 102.0.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Marco Dawson, 76.19%. 2, Brad Faxon, 70.59%. 3 (tie), Bob Gilder, Lee Janzen and Scott Verplank, 66.67%. 6, Bernhard Langer, 65.00%. 7, Ian Woosnam, 64.71%. 8, Jerry Smith, 64.29%. 9 (tie), Tommy Armour III and Tom Pernice Jr., 63.64%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Fred Couples, 84. 2, Gene Sauers, 136. 3, Bernhard Langer, 138. 4, Kevin Sutherland, 148. 5, Scott McCarron, 156. 6, Kirk Triplett, 171. 7, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 172. 8, Lee Janzen, 178. 9, Billy Mayfair, 186. 10, Duffy Waldorf, 195.

Home team in caps

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

National League

Washington 71/2-81/2 ATLANTA

NY METS 71/2-81/2 Phila

St. Louis 51/2-61/2 MILWAU

SAN DIEGO Even-6 Arizona

American League

Boston 6-7 TORONTO

Cleveland 51/2-61/2 MINNE

TAMPA BAY Even-6 Detroit

Kansas City Even-6 TEXAS

HOUSTON 71/2-81/2 LA Angels

Seattle 71/2-81/2 OAKLAND

Interleague

Baltimore Even-6 CINCIN

BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

NBA Playoffs

Conference Quarterfinals

Best of Seven Series

Cleveland leads series 2-0

Cleveland 21/2 INDIANA

Series is tied at 1-1

MILWAUKEE 1 Toronto

San Antonio leads series 2-0

San Antonio 3 MEMPHIS

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Conference Quarterfinals

Best of Seven Series

Series is tied at 2-2

MONTREAL Even-1/2 NY Rangers

Pittsburgh leads series 3-1

PITTSBURGH 1/2-1 Columbus

Nashville leads series 3-0

NASHVILLE Even-1/2 Chicago

Series is tied at 2-2

EDMONTON Even-1/2 San Jose

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BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Tyler Wilson to Norfolk (IL). Recalled LHP Jayson Aquino from Norfolk.

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated LHP Eduardo Rodriguez from paternity leave. Agreed to terms with RHP Blaine Boyer on a minor league contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled 2B Whit Merrifield from Omaha (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned C Carlos Perez to Salt Lake (PCL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Sent 2B Joey Wendle to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent RHP Steve Cishek to Tacoma (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS — Announced RHP Tyler Wagner cleared waivers and was assigned outright to A Round Rock (PCL). Signed INF Josh Wilson to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned LHP Matt Dermody to Buffalo (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Sent OF Matt Kemp to Gwinnett (IL) for a rehab assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Placed INF Logan Forsythe and INF/OF Rob Segedin on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Brett Eibner and INF/OF Chris Taylor from Oklahoma City (PCL).

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent SS Adeiny Hechavarria to Jacksonville (SL) for a rehab assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Placed RHP Pat Neshek on paternity leave. Recalled RHP Ben Lively from Lehigh Valley (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed RHP Jarred Cosart on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sent C Trevor Brown to Sacramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Joe Ross from Syracuse (IL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Memphis coach David Fizdale $30,000 for public criticism of officiating and Boston G Marcus Smart $25,000 for making an obscene gesture on the playing court.

FOOTBALL

National Football League.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Announced the retirement of WR Andre Johnson.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed PK Giorgio Tavecchio.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed WR Rashon Ceaser, DB Terrance Parks and LB Kyrie Wilson.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL — Fined Edmonton F Leon Draisaitl $2,569,44 for spearing San Jose’s Chris Tierney during an April 18 game.

EDMONTON OILERS — Recalled LW Joey LaLeggia, C Anton Lander and D Mark Fayne and Jordan Oesterle from Bakersfield (AHL).

American Hockey League

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Returned F Brodie Dupont to Greenville (ECHL).

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Signed C Christoffer Ehn to an amateur tryout agreement.

OLYMPIC SPORTS

USADA — Announced American cyclist Amanda Geving has accepted a 12-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation.

USA WRESTLING — Named Clarissa Chun national women’s assistant coach.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

MLS — Suspended Portland F Fanendo Adi one game and fined him undisclosed amoubt for violent conduct during an April 15 match against Sporting Kansas City. Announced the red card issued to Atlanta D Leandro Gonzalez Pirez has been rescinded.

COLLEGE

BAYLOR — Announced sophomore F/C Beatrice Mompremier is leaving the women’s basketball program and will transfer.

DAYTON — Named Anthony Solomon associate men’s basketball head coach, James Kane and Ricardo Greer assistant men’s basketball coaches and Darren Hertz assistant to the head men’s basketball coach.

FLORIDA — Announced graduate men’s basketball G/F Egor Koulechov is transferring from Rice.

ST. JOHN’S — Announced sophomore men’s basketball G Mikey Dixon is transferring from Quinnipiac.

WICHITA STATE — Named Donnie Jones assistant men’s basketball coach.