Sports agate — Aug. 19, 2020

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Major League Baseball

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 16 7 .696 _

Tampa Bay 15 9 .625 11/2

Baltimore 12 11 .522 4

Toronto 9 11 .450 51/2

Boston 6 18 .250 101/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 16 8 .667 _

Cleveland 14 9 .609 11/2

Chicago 13 11 .542 3

Detroit 9 12 .429 51/2

Kansas City 9 14 .391 61/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

Oakland 16 8 .667 _

Houston 13 10 .565 21/2

Texas 10 12 .455 5

Los Angeles 8 16 .333 8

Seattle 7 18 .280 91/2

Tuesday’s Games

Houston 2, Colorado 1, 11 innings

San Francisco 8, L.A. Angels 2

San Diego 6, Texas 4

Arizona 10, Oakland 1

L.A. Dodgers 2, Seattle 1

Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 3

Cleveland 6, Pittsburgh 3, 10 innings

Chicago White Sox 10, Detroit 4

Toronto 8, Baltimore 7, 10 innings

Philadelphia 13, Boston 6

Minnesota 4, Milwaukee 3, 12 innings

Wednesday’s Games

Toronto (Roark 1-1) at Baltimore (Milone 1-2), 1:05 p.m.

Philadelphia (Arrieta 1-2) at Boston (Hart 0-1), 1:35 p.m.

Cincinnati (Castillo 0-2) at Kansas City (Keller 2-0), 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Cleveland (Civale 2-2) at Pittsburgh (Brault 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Glasnow 0-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Cole 4-0), 7:05 p.m.

Detroit (Mize 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Dunning 0-0), 8:10 p.m.

Milwaukee (Anderson 0-2) at Minnesota (TBD), 8:10 p.m.

Cincinnati (Bauer 2-0) at Kansas City (Harvey 0-0), 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

Houston (Valdez 1-2) at Colorado (Castellani 0-0), 8:40 p.m.

Texas (Lynn 3-0) at San Diego (Paddack 2-2), 9:10 p.m.

Arizona (Kelly 3-1) at Oakland (Luzardo 1-0), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Urías 2-0) at Seattle (Walker 1-2), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Sandoval 0-2) at San Francisco (Cueto 1-0), 9:45 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Philadelphia at Toronto, 1:05 p.m., 1st game

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.

Houston at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Toronto, 4:35 p.m., 2nd game

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Seattle, 7:10 p.m.

Milwaukee at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

Boston at Baltimore, 7:35 p.m.

Texas at San Diego, 8:10 p.m.

Arizona at Oakland, 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Angels at San Francisco, 9:45 p.m.

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 14 11 .560 _

Miami 9 8 .529 1

Philadelphia 9 9 .500 11/2

New York 11 14 .440 3

Washington 9 12 .429 3

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 15 7 .682 _

Milwaukee 10 11 .476 41/2

St. Louis 5 6 .455 41/2

Cincinnati 9 11 .450 5

Pittsburgh 4 15 .211 91/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

Los Angeles 18 7 .720 _

Colorado 13 10 .565 4

Arizona 13 11 .542 41/2

San Diego 13 12 .520 5

San Francisco 9 16 .360 9

Tuesday’s Games

Houston 2, Colorado 1, 11 innings

San Francisco 8, L.A. Angels 2

San Diego 6, Texas 4

Arizona 10, Oakland 1

L.A. Dodgers 2, Seattle 1

N.Y. Mets 8, Miami 3

Washington 8, Atlanta 5

Cleveland 6, Pittsburgh 3, 10 innings

Philadelphia 13, Boston 6

Chicago Cubs 6, St. Louis 3

Minnesota 4, Milwaukee 3, 12 innings

Wednesday’s Games

Philadelphia (Arrieta 1-2) at Boston (Hart 0-1), 1:35 p.m.

St. Louis (Flaherty 1-0) at Chicago Cubs (Mills 2-1), 2:20 p.m., 1st game

Cincinnati (Castillo 0-2) at Kansas City (Keller 2-0), 5:05 p.m., 1st game

Chicago Cubs (TBD) at St. Louis (TBD), 5:50 p.m., 2nd game

Cleveland (Civale 2-2) at Pittsburgh (Brault 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (deGrom 2-0) at Miami (López 2-1), 7:10 p.m.

Washington (Fedde 1-1) at Atlanta (Wright 0-3), 7:10 p.m.

Milwaukee (Anderson 0-2) at Minnesota (TBD), 8:10 p.m.

Cincinnati (Bauer 2-0) at Kansas City (Harvey 0-0), 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

Houston (Valdez 1-2) at Colorado (Castellani 0-0), 8:40 p.m.

Texas (Lynn 3-0) at San Diego (Paddack 2-2), 9:10 p.m.

Arizona (Kelly 3-1) at Oakland (Luzardo 1-0), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Urías 2-0) at Seattle (Walker 1-2), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Sandoval 0-2) at San Francisco (Cueto 1-0), 9:45 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Philadelphia at Toronto, 1:05 p.m., 1st game

Houston at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Toronto, 4:35 p.m., 2nd game

N.Y. Mets at Miami, 6:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Seattle, 7:10 p.m.

Milwaukee at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

Texas at San Diego, 8:10 p.m.

Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.

Arizona at Oakland, 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Angels at San Francisco, 9:45 p.m.

National Basketball Association

Playoffs

All games in Orlando, Fla.

First Round

(Best-of-7)

Tuesday, August 18

Orlando 122, Milwaukee 110

Miami 113, Indiana 101

Houston 123, Oklahoma City 108

Portland 100, L.A. Lakers 93

Wednesday, August 19

Toronto vs. Brooklyn, 1:30 p.m.

Denver vs. Utah, 4 p.m.

Boston vs. Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers vs. Dallas, 9 p.m.

Thursday, August 20

Miami vs. Indiana, 1 p.m.

Oklahoma City vs. Houston, 3:30 p.m.

Milwaukee vs. Orlando, 6 p.m.

L.A. Laker vs. Portland, 9 p.m.

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Chicago 8 4 .667 —

Connecticut 5 7 .417 3

Indiana 4 7 .364 31/2

Washington 3 7 .300 4

Atlanta 2 9 .182 51/2

New York 1 10 .091 61/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Seattle 11 1 .917 —

Las Vegas 8 3 .727 21/2

Minnesota 7 3 .700 3

Los Angeles 7 3 .700 3

Phoenix 6 5 .545 41/2

Dallas 4 7 .364 61/2

Tuesday’s Games

Connecticut 84, Indiana 62

Chicago 84, Las Vegas 82

Seattle 105, New York 64

Wednesday’s Games

Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Minnesota, 9 p.m.

Phoenix at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Chicago at New York, 7 p.m.

Seattle at Indiana, 8 p.m.

Connecticut at Las Vegas, 10 p.m.

National Hockey League

Playoffs

(Best-of-7)

Tuesday, Aug. 18

At Toronto

Philadelphia 2, Montreal 0

Washington 3, N.Y. Islanders 2

At Edmonton, Alberta

Dallas 2, Calgary 1

Las Vegas 4, Chicago 3, Las Vegas wins the series 4-3

Wednesday, Aug. 19

At Toronto

Columbus vs. Tampa Bay, noon

Carolina vs. Boston, 4 p.m.

Montreal vs. Philadelphia, 8 p.m.

At Edmonton, Alberta

Arizona vs. Colorado, 5:30 p.m.

Vancouver vs. St. Louis, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 20

At Toronto

N.Y. Islanders vs. Washington, TBD

x-Boston vs. Carolina, TBD

At Edmonton, Alberta

Dallas vs. Calgary, TBD

x-if necessary

Major League Soccer

Eastern Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

Columbus 4 0 1 13 9 1

Toronto FC 3 0 3 12 12 7

Orlando City 2 1 2 8 7 5

Philadelphia 2 1 2 8 7 7

Montreal 2 2 1 7 8 8

New York 2 2 1 7 5 7

Atlanta 2 3 0 6 4 5

New England 1 1 3 6 4 4

Cincinnati 2 3 0 6 6 9

D.C. United 1 2 2 5 6 7

Nashville SC 1 2 1 4 2 3

Chicago 1 3 1 4 4 8

NY City FC 1 4 0 3 2 6

Inter Miami CF 0 5 0 0 3 8

Western Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting KC 4 1 0 12 13 5

Minn United 3 0 2 11 12 6

Portland 3 1 1 10 8 7

Los Angeles FC 2 0 3 9 15 10

Seattle 2 1 2 8 7 4

San Jose 2 1 2 8 10 10

Colorado 2 2 1 7 8 9

Vancouver 2 4 0 6 7 13

Real Salt Lake 1 1 3 6 3 3

FC Dallas 1 1 2 5 4 3

Houston 0 2 3 3 6 11

LA Galaxy 0 3 2 2 5 11

Note: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

Tuesday, August 18

Toronto FC 3, Vancouver 0

Thursday, August 20

New York City FC at New York, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Columbus, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at New England, 7:30 p.m.

PGA Tour Statistics

Through Aug. 16

FedExCup Season Points

1, Justin Thomas, 2,458. 2, Collin Morikawa, 1,902. 3, Webb Simpson, 1,878. 4, Bryson DeChambeau, 1,657. 5, Sungjae Im, 1,633. 6, Patrick Reed, 1,426. 7, Daniel Berger, 1,347. 8, Rory McIlroy, 1,327. 9, Brendon Todd, 1,316. 10, Jon Rahm, 1,295.

Scoring Average

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 68.841. 2, Webb Simpson, 68.888. 3, Rory McIlroy, 69.013. 4, Justin Thomas, 69.017. 5, Daniel Berger, 69.205. 6, Xander Schauffele, 69.282. 7, Jon Rahm, 69.365. 8, Patrick Reed, 69.498. 9, Harris English, 69.533. 10, Tyrrell Hatton, 69.625.

Driving Distance

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 323.9. 2, Cameron Champ, 321.3. 3, Ryan Brehm, 315.3. 4, Grayson Murray, 313.8. 5, Rory McIlroy, 312.9. 6, Brandon Hagy, 312.8. 7, Sam Burns, 312.2. 8 (tie), Jason Kokrak and Matthew Wolff, 311.3. 10, Bubba Watson, 310.5.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Jim Furyk, 74.50%. 2, Ryan Armour, 73.69%. 3, Brendon Todd, 72.12%. 4, Brian Stuard, 71.49%. 5, Kyle Stanley, 71.29%. 6, Tyler Duncan, 70.09%. 7, Jim Herman, 69.70%. 8, Henrik Norlander, 69.61%. 9, Chris Baker, 69.49%. 10, Chez Reavie, 69.15%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Jim Furyk, 74.22%. 2, Kyle Stanley, 72.54%. 3, Russell Henley, 72.53%. 4, Aaron Wise, 72.10%. 5, Emiliano Grillo, 71.95%. 6, Corey Conners, 71.89%. 7, Xander Schauffele, 71.74%. 8, Will Gordon, 71.70%. 9, Josh Teater, 71.54%. 10, Doc Redman, 71.11%.

Total Driving

1, Paul Casey, 76. 2, Jon Rahm, 88. 3, Jhonattan Vegas, 95. 4, Lucas Glover, 104. 5, Scottie Scheffler, 105. 6 (tie), Martin Laird and Doc Redman, 107. 8, Sungjae Im, 115. 9, 3 tied with 119.

SG-Putting

1, Denny McCarthy, 1.086. 2, Matthew Fitzpatrick, .916. 3, Kevin Na, .857. 4, Andrew Putnam, .841. 5, Bryson DeChambeau, .838. 6, Matt Kuchar, .802. 7, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, .772. 8, Kristoffer Ventura, .694. 9, Patrick Reed, .687. 10, Patrick Rodgers, .666.

Birdie Average

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 4.73. 2, Webb Simpson, 4.7. 3 (tie), Tyrrell Hatton and Justin Thomas, 4.67. 5, Daniel Berger, 4.46. 6, Patrick Cantlay, 4.4. 7, Seamus Power, 4.38. 8, Patrick Reed, 4.34. 9, Scottie Scheffler, 4.33. 10, Chesson Hadley, 4.31.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Rory McIlroy, 66.5. 2, Dustin Johnson, 74.0. 3, Collin Morikawa, 78.8. 4, Martin Laird, 87.8. 5 (tie), Rickie Fowler, Fabián Gómez, Wes Roach, Adam Scott and Scott Stallings, 90.0. 10, Josh Teater, 92.3.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Bud Cauley, 67.00%. 2, Jason Day, 66.67%. 3, Adam Hadwin, 65.93%. 4, Brian Harman, 64.55%. 5, Brendon Todd, 63.55%. 6, Tom Lewis, 62.79%. 7, Shane Lowry, 62.30%. 8, Adam Scott, 62.22%. 9, Justin Rose, 62.07%. 10, Justin Thomas, 61.90%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 196. 2, Jon Rahm, 254. 3, Webb Simpson, 295. 4, Collin Morikawa, 321. 5, Dustin Johnson, 329. 6, Patrick Cantlay, 330. 7, Adam Scott, 367. 8, Daniel Berger, 371. 9, Scottie Scheffler, 375. 10, Justin Thomas, 395.

Home team in caps

MLB

Favorite Odds Underdog

YANKEES 71/2-81/2 Tampa Bay

Toronto Even-6 BALT

Cleveland 7-8 PITT

NY Mets 10-12 MIAMI

ATLANTA Even-6 Washington

Philadelphia 6-7 BOSTON

Cincinnati (1) 6-7 KAN. CITY

Cincinnati(2) 51/2-61/2 KAN. CITY

MINNESOTA 61/2-71/2 Milwaukee

CHI WHITE SOX 7-8 Detroit

CUBS (1) 6-7 St. Louis

Cubs (2) 51/2-61/2 ST. LOUIS

Houston 61/2-71/2 COLORADO

SAN DIEGO 51/2-61/2 Texas

OAKLAND 7-8 Arizona

Dodgers 10-12 SEATTLE

Angels 51/2-61/2 SAN FRAN

NBA

Favorite Points Underdog

NBA Playoffs

Best of Seven Series

First Round

Toronto leads series 1-0

x-TORONTO 111/2 Brooklyn

Denver leads series 1-0

x-DENVER 4 Utah

Boston leads series 1-0

x-BOSTON 41/2 Philadelphia

LA Clippers lead series 1-0

x-LA CLIPPERS 51/2 Dallas

x-at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

NHL

Favorite Goals Underdog

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Best of Seven Series

First Round

Tampa Bay leads series 3-1

1-TAMPA BAY 1/2-1 Columbus

Boston leads series 3-1

1-BOSTON Even-1/2 Carolina

Colorado leads series 3-1

2-COLORADO 1/2-1 Arizona

Game Five

1-PHILA Even-1/2 Montreal

Series is tied at 2-2

2-ST. LOUIS Even-1/2 Vancouver

1-at Scotiabank Arena-Toronto, Canada.

2-at Rogers Place-Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

(c) Tribune Content Agency

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB — Announced that Texas Rangers RHP Ian Gibaut has received a three-game suspension and fined for his actions Monday night against the San Diego Padres. Chris Woodward has received a one-game suspension and fined as a result of Gibaut’s actions.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed INF Jose Iglesias on the 10-day Injured List retroactive to Aug. 16. Recalled INF Ramon Urias from alternate training site.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled OF Greg Allen from alternate training site.

DETROIT TIGERS — Optioned RHP Anthony Castro to the alternate training site. Recalled LHP Tarik Skubai from alternate training site.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed DH Yordan Alvarez on the 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 16. Recalled IF Taylor Jones from alternate training site.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Signed INF Jody Mercer to a minor league contract and assigned him to alternate training site. Transferred C Wynston Sawyer to the 60-man roster and assigned him to the alternate training site. Recalled RHP Nick Nelson from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Ben Heller to alternate training site.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Activated OF Ramon Laureano.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Recalled RHP Art Warren from alternate training site. Optioned OF Mallex Smith to alternate training site and will remain on the taxi squad.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Signed LHP Dietrich Enns to a minor league contract. Designated 3B Daniel Robertson for assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS — Recalled RHP Luis Garcia from alternate training site and placed RHP Juan Nicasio on the restricted list and removed him from the 40-man roster.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Recalled RHP Julian Merryweather from the taxi squad. Optioned RHP Jacob Waguespack to alternate training site.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed OF Nick Markakis on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Cristian Pache from alternate training site.

CHICAGO CUBS — Placed OF Steven Souza on 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 17. Recalled INF Hernan Perez from alternate training site. Transferred LHP Brad Wieck from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Tyson Miller to alternate training site.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned OF Taylor Ward to alternate training site. Recalled RHP Jaime Barria from alternate training site.

MIAMI MARLINS — Placed RHP Mike Morin on 60-day IL retroactive to Aug. 13. Placed LHP Brian Moran on 10-day IL. Recalled RHPs Brett Eibner and Humberto Mejia from alternate training site. Recalled LHP Brandon Leibrandt from alternate training site. Optioned 1B Lewin Diaz and RHPs Jordan Yamamoto and Justin Shafer to alternate training site.

NEW YORK METS — Recalled RHPs Drew Smith and Corey Oswalt from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Franklyn Kilome to alternate training site. Placed LHP David Peterson on 10-day IL retroactive to Aug. 14.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Activated OF Roman Quinn from 10-day IL. Traded RHP Edgar Garcia to Tampa Bay for player to be named later.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHPs Nick Mears and Tyler Bashlor from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Cody Ponce to alternate training site. Placed RHP Yacksel Rios on the 10-day IL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Optioned RHP Luis Perdomo to alternate training site. Recalled LHP Adrian Morejon from alternate training site.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Optioned RHP Jake Woodford and LHP Rob Kaminisky to alternate training site. Recalled RHP Jesus Cruz from alternate training site.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Activated S Jamal Carter from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Waived DE Georgie Obinna.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Waived RB Rodney Anderson.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed OT Pace Murphy.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed LB Hardy Nickerson. Waived CB Marcus Sayles.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed DT P.J. Johnson.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

FC DALLAS — Signed G Phelipe Megiolaro through 2020 season.

LOS ANGELES FC — Announced that club president Tom Penn is stepping away.

ST. LOUIS SC —Hired Lutz Pfannenstiel as sporting director.

National Women’s Soccer League

ORLANDO PRIDE — Loaned D Emily Sonnett to Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC through November 2020. Loaned M Jade Moore to Atletico/Madrid through February 2021.

COLLEGE

FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY — Named Lauren Freeman assistant AD for financial operations.

OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY — Named Nate Gomez head men’s wrestling coach.

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