Sports agate — Aug. 8, 2018

Published Aug 8, 2018 at 4:00pm

National Football League

Preseason

Thursday

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7

New Orleans at Jacksonville, 7

Cleveland at N.Y. Giants, 7

Chicago at Cincinnati, 7

Carolina at Buffalo, 7

Tampa Bay at Miami, 7

L.A. Rams at Baltimore, 7:30

Washington at New England, 7:30

Tennessee at Green Bay, 8

Houston at Kansas City, 8:30

Indianapolis at Seattle, 10

Dallas at San Francisco, 10

Friday

Atlanta at N.Y. Jets, 7:30

Detroit at Oakland, 10:30

Saturday

Minnesota at Denver, 9

L.A. Chargers at Arizona, 10

LPGA Tour Statistics

Scoring

1, Ariya Jutanugarn, 69.44. 2, Jin Young Ko, 69.694. 3, Minjee Lee, 69.727. 4, Jessica Korda, 69.783. 5, Brooke M. Henderson, 69.984. 6, In Gee Chun, 70.0. 7, Amy Yang, 70.022. 8, Lexi Thompson, 70.041. 9, Moriya Jutanugarn, 70.068. 10, So Yeon Ryu, 70.131.

Driving Distance

1, Yani Tseng, 275.8 2, Maude-Aimee Leblanc, 275.1 3, Lexi Thompson, 274.0 4, Emily Tubert, 273.1 5, Angel Yin, 272.2 6, Sung Hyun Park, 271.6 7, Madelene Sagstrom, 270.2 8, Brooke M. Henderson, 270.0 9, Brittany Lincicome, 269.6 10, Jessica Korda, 269.6.

Greens in Regulation

1, Jin Young Ko, .778. 2, Lexi Thompson, .753. 3, Brooke M. Henderson, .749. 4, Shanshan Feng, .743. 5, Chella Choi, .743. 6, Charley Hull, .741. 7, Austin Ernst, .741. 8, Anna Nordqvist, .740. 9, Minjee Lee, .739. 10, Amy Olson, .738.

Putts per GIR

1, Ariya Jutanugarn, 1.72. 2, Inbee Park, 1.75. 3, Moriya Jutanugarn, 1.75. 4, Jessica Korda, 1.75. 5, Sei Young Kim, 1.76. 6, In Gee Chun, 1.76. 7, Sakura Yokomine, 1.76. 8, So Yeon Ryu, 1.76. 9, Nasa Hataoka, 1.76. 10, Bronte Law, 1.76.

Birdies

1, Ariya Jutanugarn, 327. 2, Moriya Jutanugarn, 283. 3, Sei Young Kim, 280. 4, Charley Hull, 276. 5, Minjee Lee, 264. 6, Brooke M. Henderson, 260. 7, Carlota Ciganda, 257. 8, So Yeon Ryu, 247. 9, Jin Young Ko, 243. 10, Austin Ernst, 229.

Eagles

1, Lexi Thompson, 12. 2, Ariya Jutanugarn, 11. 3 (tie), Moriya Jutanugarn and Emily Pedersen, 10. 5, Jessica Korda, 9. 6, Peiyun Chien, 8. 7 (tie), 7 tied with 7.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Karrie Webb, .636. 2, Shanshan Feng, .627. 3, Georgia Hall, .621. 4, Minjee Lee, .606. 5, Jacqui Concolino, .600. 6, Nasa Hataoka, .597. 7, Amy Yang, .596. 8, Lydia Ko, .587. 9, Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, .585. 10 (tie), Wei-Ling Hsu, and Simin Feng, .583.

Rounds Under Par

1, Inbee Park, .744. 2, Carlota Ciganda, .742. 3, Charley Hull, .734. 4, Minjee Lee, .727. 5, Shanshan Feng, .725. 6, Jessica Korda, .717. 7, Ariya Jutanugarn, .707. 8, Lexi Thompson, .694. 9, Jin Young Ko, .694. 10, Lydia Ko, .688.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 19 10 .655 —

Washington 18 11 .621 1

Connecticut 16 12 .571 2.5

Chicago 10 19 .345 9

New York 7 21 .250 11.5

Indiana 5 24 .172 14

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

x-Seattle 23 7 .767 —

Los Angeles 17 11 .607 5

Minnesota 16 13 .552 6.5

Phoenix 16 14 .533 7

Dallas 14 14 .500 8

Las Vegas 12 17 .414 10.5

x-clinched playoff spot

Tuesday’s Games

Seattle 94, Indiana 79

Atlanta 109, Las Vegas 100

Minnesota 85, Chicago 64

Washington 103, Phoenix 98

Wednesday’s Games

Los Angeles at New York, 7

Connecticut at Dallas, 8

Thursday’s Games

Seattle at Washington, 11:30 a.m.

Los Angeles at Atlanta, 7

Minnesota at Las Vegas, 10

Friday’s Games

Connecticut at Chicago, 9

Indiana at Phoenix, 10

Home team in caps

FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Thursday

Preseason Week One

BUFFALO 3 Carolina

CINCINNATI 2 Chicago

MIAMI 11/2 Tampa Bay

NY GIANTS 1 Cleveland

PHILADELPHIA 3 Pittsburgh

JACKSONVILLE 21/2 N. Orleans

BALTIMORE 3 LA Rams

NEW ENGLAND 31/2 Washington

GREEN BAY 1 Tennessee

KANSAS CITY 21/2 Houston

SAN FRAN 31/2 Dallas

SEATTLE 2 Indianapolis

Friday

NY JETS 31/2 Atlanta

OAKLAND 3 Detroit

Saturday

DENVER 1 Minnesota

ARIZONA 21/2 LA Chargers

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

National League

NY METS 61/2-71/2 Cincinnati

COLORADO Even-6 Pittsburgh

ARIZONA 61/2-71/2 Philadelphia

WASHINGTON Even-6 Atlanta

St. Louis 51/2-61/2 MIAMI

MILWAUKEE 81/2-91/2 San Diego

American League

Seattle 6-7 TEXAS

LA ANGELS 61/2-71/2 Detroit

Boston 6-7 TORONTO

CLEVELAND 9-10 Minnesota

TAMPA BAY 61/2-71/2 Baltimore

NY Yankees 12-14 WHITE SOX

Interleague

Chicago Cubs 10-11 KAN. CITY

LA Dodgers 61/2-71/2 OAKLAND

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BASEBALL

American League

DETROIT TIGERS — Signed RHP Ian Hardman to a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed OF George Springer on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Derek Fisher from Fresno (PCL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Sent RHP Jesse Hahn to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed RHP Matt Belisle on the 10-day DL. Reinstated RHP Matt Magill from paternity leave.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned 2B Franklin Barreto and RHPs J.B. Wendelken and Ryan Dull to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated OF Chad Pinder from the 10-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS - Claimed LHP Zac Curtis off waivers from Philadelphia and optioned Curtis to Round Rock (PCL). Designated LHP Brandon Mann for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed 3B Brandon Drury on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled SS Richard Urena from Buffalo (IL).

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Reinstated 3B Deven Marrero from the 10-day DL and designated him for assignment.

ATLANTA BRAVES — Recalled LHPs Kolby Allard and Adam McCreery and RHP Wes Parsons from Gwinnett (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES — Optioned C Tom Murphy to Albuquerque (PCL). Reinstated RHP Chad Bettis from the 10-day DL.

MIAMI MARLINS — Optioned RHP Sandy Alcantara to New Orleans (PCL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Placed RHP Matt Albers on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Claimed RHP Ariel Hernandez off waivers from the L.A. Dodgers and optioned him to Colorado Springs (PCL).

NEW YORK METS — Assigned OF Kevin Kaczmarski outright to Las Vegas (PCL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned RHP John Brebbia to Memphis (PCL). Sent LHP Brett Cecil to Memphis for a rehab assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Selected the contract of RHP Brett Kennedy from El Paso (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Sent RHP Hunter Strickland to San Jose (Cal) for a rehab assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Optioned RHP Jimmy Cordero to Syracuse (IL). Recalled RHP Jefry Rodriguez from Syracuse as 26th man. Agreed to terms with RHP Greg Holland.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DETROIT PISTONS — Named Sachin Gupta assistant general manager.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Traded F Sam Dekker, the rights to G Renaldas Seibutis and cash to Cleveland for the draft rights to C Vladimir Veremeenko.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed G Shelvin Mack.

NBA G League

CAPITAL CITY GO-GO — Named Pops Mensah-Bonsu general manager and Jarell Christian coach.

Women’s NBA

ATLANTA DREAM — Signed G Tiffany Hayes to a multiyear contract extension.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed C A.Q. Shipley on injured reserve.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Named Nick Rallis defensive quality control coach.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Waived PK Trevor Moore. Signed OT Jarron Jones.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived TE Phillip Supernaw. Placed LB Nate Palmer on injured reserve. Agreed to terms with TE Jerome Cunningham and LB Brandon Chubb.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released DL Gerald Rivers.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Signed C Isac Lundestrom to a three-year contract.

American Hockey League

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Signed Fs Charlie Sampair and Jared Thomas.

ECHL

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Agreed to terms with F Justin Parizek on a one-year contract.

READING ROYALS — Signed F Shane Walsh to a one-year contract.