Sports agate — Aug. 26, 2020

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Major League Baseball

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Tampa Bay 20 11 .645 _

New York 16 9 .640 1

Toronto 14 14 .500 41/2

Baltimore 14 15 .483 5

Boston 10 20 .333 91/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 20 11 .645 _

Chicago 18 12 .600 11/2

Cleveland 18 12 .600 11/2

Detroit 12 16 .429 61/2

Kansas City 12 18 .400 71/2

West Division

W L Pct GB

Oakland 21 10 .677 _

Houston 17 14 .548 4

Seattle 12 19 .387 9

Texas 11 18 .379 9

Los Angeles 10 22 .313 111/2

Tuesday’s Games

Houston 6, L.A. Angels 3, 7 innings, 1st game

Tampa Bay 4, Baltimore 2

Cleveland 4, Minnesota 2

Boston 9, Toronto 7

Detroit 7, Chicago Cubs 1

Chicago White Sox 4, Pittsburgh 0

L.A. Angels 12, Houston 5, 7 innings, 2nd game

Oakland 10, Texas 3

Kansas City 5, St. Louis 4

Seattle 8, San Diego 3

Wednesday’s Games

Pittsburgh (Williams 1-4) at Chicago White Sox (Keuchel 4-2), 2:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Cole 4-0) at Atlanta (Anderson 0-0), 4:10 p.m., 1st game

Boston (Brewer 0-1) at Toronto (TBD), 6:37 p.m.

Baltimore (Wojciechowski 1-3) at Tampa Bay (Richards 0-0), 6:40 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Lester 2-1) at Detroit (Fulmer 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

Minnesota (Berríos 2-3) at Cleveland (Clevinger 1-1), 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 0-1) at Atlanta (Fried 4-0), 7:40 p.m., 2nd game

Oakland (Fiers 3-1) at Texas (Allard 0-2), 8:05 p.m.

Kansas City (Junis 0-0) at St. Louis (Hudson 0-2), 8:15 p.m.

Seattle (Walker 2-2) at San Diego (Lamet 2-1), 9:10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Seattle at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.

Boston at Toronto, 6:37 p.m.

Oakland at Texas, 6:37 p.m.

Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 6:40 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 7:10 p.m.

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 16 12 .571 _

Miami 14 11 .560 1/2

Philadelphia 11 14 .440 31/2

New York 12 16 .429 4

Washington 11 16 .407 41/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 18 11 .621 _

St. Louis 10 9 .526 3

Milwaukee 13 15 .464 41/2

Cincinnati 11 17 .393 61/2

Pittsburgh 7 18 .280 9

West Division

W L Pct GB

Los Angeles 22 9 .710 _

San Diego 18 13 .581 4

Colorado 15 15 .500 61/2

San Francisco 15 16 .484 7

Arizona 13 18 .419 9

Tuesday’s Games

Miami 4, N.Y. Mets 0, 7 innings, 1st game

Philadelphia 8, Washington 3

Detroit 7, Chicago Cubs 1

Chicago White Sox 4, Pittsburgh 0

Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 2

Kansas City 5, St. Louis 4

Miami 3, N.Y. Mets 0, 7 innings, 2nd game

Seattle 8, San Diego 3

Colorado 5, Arizona 4

San Francisco 10, L.A. Dodgers 8, 11 innings

Wednesday’s Games

Pittsburgh (Williams 1-4) at Chicago White Sox (Keuchel 4-2), 2:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Cole 4-0) at Atlanta (Anderson 0-0), 4:10 p.m., 1st game

Philadelphia (Nola 2-2) at Washington (Corbin 2-2), 6:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Lester 2-1) at Detroit (Fulmer 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

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

N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 0-1) at Atlanta (Fried 4-0), 7:40 p.m., 2nd game

Cincinnati (Gray 4-1) at Milwaukee (Houser 1-2), 8:10 p.m.

Kansas City (Junis 0-0) at St. Louis (Hudson 0-2), 8:15 p.m.

Seattle (Walker 2-2) at San Diego (Lamet 2-1), 9:10 p.m.

Colorado (Gray 1-3) at Arizona (Ray 1-3), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 3-1) at San Francisco (Gausman 1-1), 9:45 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 3:15 p.m., 1st game

Seattle at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.

Colorado at Arizona, 6:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 6:37 p.m.

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 6:45 p.m., 2nd game

Miami at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 8:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.

NBA Playoffs

All games in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

First Round

(Best-of-7)

Tuesday, Aug. 25

Denver 117, Utah 107, Utah leads series 3-2

L.A. Clippers 154, Dallas 111, L.A. Clippers lead series 3-2

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Milwaukee vs. Orlando, 4 p.m.

Oklahoma City vs. Houston, 6:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, Aug. 27

Denver vs. Utah, 4 p.m

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

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

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Chicago 10 5 .667 —

Connecticut 6 8 .429 31/2

Indiana 5 9 .357 41/2

Washington 4 9 .308 5

Atlanta 3 11 .214 61/2

New York 2 12 .143 71/2

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Seattle 12 3 .800 —

Las Vegas 11 3 .786 1/2

Los Angeles 10 3 .769 1

Minnesota 9 4 .692 2

Phoenix 7 7 .500 41/2

Dallas 5 10 .333 7

Tuesday’s Games

New York 101, Chicago 99

Las Vegas 96, Dallas 92

Seattle 87, Indiana 74

Wednesday’s Games

Washington at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Connecticut at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Chicago at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Dallas at New York, 8 p.m.

Las Vegas at Seattle, 10 p.m.

NHL Playoffs

Conference Semifinals

Tuesday, Aug. 25

At Toronto

Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3, OT, Series tied 1-1

At Edmonton, Alberta

Las Vegas 5, Vancouver 0, Series tied 1-1

Wednesday, Aug. 26

At Toronto

N.Y. Islanders vs. Philadelphia, 3 p.m.

Tampa Bay vs. Boston, 8 p.m.

At Edmonton, Alberta

Colorado vs. Dallas, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 27

At Toronto

Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

At Edmonton, Alberta

Las Vegas vs. Vancouver, 9:45 p.m.

AP Preseason All-America Team

The 2020 AP Preseason All-America Team (x-team not scheduled to play in the fall; y-opted out of season):

First Team

Offense

Quarterback — Trevor Lawrence, junior, Clemson.

Running backs — Chuba Hubbard, junior, Oklahoma State; Travis Etienne, senior, Clemson.

Tackles — x-Penei Sewell, junior, Oregon; Alex Leatherwood, senior, Alabama.

Guards — x-Wyatt Davis, junior, Ohio State; Trey Smith, senior, Tennessee.

Center — Creed Humphrey, junior, Oklahoma.

Tight end — x-Pat Freiermuth, junior, Penn State.

Receivers — Ja’Marr Chase, junior, LSU; DeVonta Smith, senior, Alabama.

All-purpose player — y-Rondale Moore, junior, Purdue.

Kicker — x-Keith Duncan, senior, Iowa.

Defense

Ends — x-Kayvon Thibodeaux, sophomore, Oregon; y-Gregory Rousseau, junior, Miami.

Tackles — Marvin Wilson, senior, Florida State; y-Jaylen Twyman, junior, Pitt.

Linebackers — y-Micah Parsons, junior, Penn State; x-Hamilcar Rashed Jr., senior, Oregon State; Dylan Moses, senior, Alabama.

Cornerbacks — Derek Stingley Jr., sophomore, LSU; x-Shaun Wade, junior, Ohio State.

Safeties — Richard LeCounte, senior, Georgia; Andre Cisco, junior, Syracuse.

Punter — Max Duffy, senior, Kentucky.

Second Team

Offense

Quarterback — x-Justin Fields, junior, Ohio State.

Running backs — Najee Harris, sneior, Alabama; Kenneth Gainwell, sophomore, Memphis.

Tackles — Samuel Cosmi, junior, Texas; x-Cole Van Lanen, senior, Wisconsin.

Guards — x-Nolan Laufenberg, senior, Air Force; x-Alijah Vera-Tucker, junior, Southern California.

Center — x-Tyler Linderbaum, junior, Iowa.

Tight end — Charlie Kolar, junior, Iowa State.

Receivers — Tylan Wallace, senior, Oklahoma State; y-Rashod Bateman, junior, Minnesota.

All-purpose player — Jaylen Waddle, junior, Alabama.

Kicker — Gabe Brkic, sophomore, Oklahoma.

Defense

Ends — Carlos Basham, senior, Wake Forest; Quincy Roche, senior, Miami.

Tackles — y-Jay Tufele, junior, Southern California; x-Levi Onwuzurike, senior, Washington.

Linebackers — Chazz Surratt senior, North Carolina; Nick Bolton, junior, Missouri; x-Paddy Fisher, senior, Northwestern.

Cornerbacks — Patrick Surtain II, junior, Alabama; y-Caleb Farley, junior, Virginia Tech.

Safeties — x-Jevon Holland, junior, Oregon; Trevon Moehrig, junior, TCU.

Punter — x-Adam Korsak, junior, Rutgers.

Major League Soccer

Eastern Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

Columbus 5 1 1 16 12 2

Toronto FC 4 0 3 15 13 7

Philadelphia 3 1 3 12 8 7

Montreal 3 2 1 10 10 8

New York 3 3 1 10 6 8

New England 2 1 4 10 6 5

Atlanta 3 3 0 9 6 5

Orlando City 2 2 2 8 9 8

Chicago 2 4 1 7 7 11

Cincinnati 2 4 1 7 6 12

D.C. United 1 3 3 6 7 9

NY City FC 2 5 0 6 3 7

Nashville SC 1 3 1 4 2 5

Inter Miami CF 1 5 0 3 6 10

Western Conference

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting KC 5 2 0 15 17 11

Seattle 3 1 2 11 10 4

Minn United 3 1 2 11 13 8

Portland 3 2 1 10 8 10

L. Angeles FC 2 1 3 9 15 12

Real Salt Lake 2 1 3 9 7 4

San Jose 2 1 2 8 10 10

Colorado 2 3 1 7 9 13

Houston 1 2 4 7 11 13

Vancouver 2 6 0 6 7 16

FC Dallas 1 1 3 6 4 3

LA Galaxy 1 3 2 5 7 11

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

Saturday, August 22

LA Galaxy 2, Los Angeles FC 0

Atlanta 2, Nashville 0

Miami 3, Orlando City 2

Real Salt Lake 4, Colorado 1

Sunday, August 23

Seattle 3, Portland 0

Monday, August 24

New York City FC 1, Columbus 0

Tuesday, August 25

New England 2, D.C. United 1

Philadelphia 1, New York 0

Chicago 3, Cincinnati 0

Montreal 2, Vancouver 0

Houston 5, Sporting Kansas City 2

Wednesday, August 26

Nashville at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Miami, 8 p.m.

Colorado at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Los Angeles FC at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m.

Portland at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Seattle at LA Galaxy, 11 p.m.

PGA Tour Statistics

Through Aug. 23

FedExCup Season Points

1, Dustin Johnson, 2,571. 2, Justin Thomas, 2,479. 3, Webb Simpson, 2,163. 4, Daniel Berger, 1,917. 5, Collin Morikawa, 1,902. 6, Harris English, 1,767. 7, Bryson DeChambeau, 1,657. 8, Sungjae Im, 1,633. 9, Jon Rahm, 1,580. 10, Patrick Reed, 1,447.

Scoring Average

1, Webb Simpson, 68.866. 2, Bryson DeChambeau, 68.979. 3, Daniel Berger, 69.127. 4, Justin Thomas, 69.145. 5, Rory McIlroy, 69.252. 6, Jon Rahm, 69.306. 7, Xander Schauffele, 69.320. 8, Harris English, 69.435. 9, Patrick Reed, 69.581. 10, Dustin Johnson, 69.629.

Driving Distance

1, Bryson DeChambeau, 324.0. 2, Cameron Champ, 321.2. 3, Ryan Brehm, 315.3. 4, Grayson Murray, 313.8. 5, Brandon Hagy, 312.8. 6, Rory McIlroy, 312.5. 7, Sam Burns, 312.0. 8, Jason Kokrak, 311.8. 9, Matthew Wolff, 311.5. 10, Bubba Watson, 311.0.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Jim Furyk, 74.50%. 2, Ryan Armour, 73.86%. 3, Brendon Todd, 72.35%. 4, Brian Stuard, 71.84%. 5, Kyle Stanley, 71.29%. 6, Tyler Duncan, 70.15%. 7, Jim Herman, 69.89%. 8, Chez Reavie, 69.73%. 9, Henrik Norlander, 69.57%. 10, Chris Baker, 69.49%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Jim Furyk, 74.22%. 2, Kyle Stanley, 72.54%. 3, Russell Henley, 72.50%. 4, Aaron Wise, 72.10%. 5, Corey Conners, 71.90%. 6, Xander Schauffele, 71.77%. 7, Will Gordon, 71.70%. 8, Webb Simpson, 71.64%. 9, 2 tied with 71.54%.

Total Driving

1, Paul Casey, 69. 2, Jon Rahm, 71. 3, Jhonattan Vegas, 96. 4, Scottie Scheffler, 102. 5, Tommy Fleetwood, 106. 6, Martin Laird, 107. 7, Lucas Glover, 109. 8, Doc Redman, 113. 9, Dustin Johnson, 114. 10, Corey Conners, 115.

SG-Putting

1, Denny McCarthy, .988. 2, Matthew Fitzpatrick, .902. 3, Andrew Putnam, .841. 4, Matt Kuchar, .781. 5, Kevin Na, .776. 6, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, .772. 7, Bryson DeChambeau, .729. 8, Kristoffer Ventura, .694. 9, Ian Poulter, .687. 10, Maverick McNealy, .662.

Birdie Average

1, Tyrrell Hatton, 4.79. 2, Webb Simpson, 4.73. 3, Bryson DeChambeau, 4.67. 4, Justin Thomas, 4.62. 5, Daniel Berger, 4.55. 6, Scottie Scheffler, 4.42. 7, Seamus Power, 4.38. 8, Patrick Reed, 4.36. 9, Dustin Johnson, 4.34. 10, Chesson Hadley, 4.31.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Dustin Johnson, 52.7. 2, Rory McIlroy, 72.0. 3, Collin Morikawa, 81.0. 4, Viktor Hovland, 84.9. 5, Adam Scott, 87.4. 6, Martin Laird, 87.8. 7, Rickie Fowler, 88.0. 8, 2 tied with 90.0.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Adam Hadwin, 67.02%. 2, Bud Cauley, 66.99%. 3, Jason Day, 66.67%. 4, Brendon Todd, 63.30%. 5, Tom Lewis, 63.04%. 6, Brian Harman, 62.83%. 7, Justin Thomas, 62.07%. 8, Shane Lowry, 61.54%. 9, Justin Rose, 61.29%. 10, Bryson DeChambeau, 60.24%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Jon Rahm, 203. 2, Bryson DeChambeau, 205. 3, Dustin Johnson, 224. 4, Webb Simpson, 268. 5, Scottie Scheffler, 335. 6, Patrick Cantlay, 341. 7, Justin Thomas, 342. 8, Collin Morikawa, 351. 9, Adam Scott, 374. 10, Daniel Berger, 375.

PGA Tour Champions

Charles Schwab Series

Tuesday

At Ozarks National

Ridgedale, Mo.

Par 71

Second Round

Phil Mickelson 61-64_125  -17

Rod Pampling 64-65_129  -13

Tim Petrovic 64-65_129  -13

Rocco Mediate 64-66_130  -12

K.J. Choi 64-67_131  -11

Steve Stricker 66-66_132  -10

David McKenzie 62-70_132  -10

Retief Goosen 68-65_133   -9

Ken Duke 66-67_133   -9

Robert Karlsson 66-67_133   -9

Bernhard Langer 65-68_133   -9

David Toms 66-68_134   -8

Kevin Sutherland 66-68_134   -8

Mark Calcavecchia 66-68_134   -8

Ernie Els 65-69_134   -8

Brandt Jobe 65-69_134   -8

Mike Weir 65-69_134   -8

Kirk Triplett 70-65_135   -7

Billy Mayfair 70-65_135   -7

Vijay Singh 65-70_135   -7

Home team in caps

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

WHITE SOX 10-11 Pittsburgh

Philadelphia Even-6 WASH

TORONTO 51/2-61/2 Boston

TAMPA BAY 7-8 Baltimore

Minnesota 51/2-61/2 CLEVE

Cubs 61/2-71/2 DETROIT

ATLANTA Even-6 Yankees

METS 101/2-121/2 Miami

Cincinnati 51/2-61/2 MILWAU

ST. LOUIS 71/2-81/2 Kansas City

Oakland 61/2-71/2 TEXAS

SAN DIEGO 10-11 Seattle

ARIZONA Even-6 Colorado

Dodgers 10-12 SAN FRAN

BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

NBA Playoffs

First Round

y-MILWAUKEE 14 Orlando

x-HOUSTON 31/2 Ok City

y-LAKERS 131/2 Portland

x-at The Field House Orlando, FL.

y-at AdventHealth Arena
Orlando, Fla.

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Second Round

1-PHILA Even-1/2 Islanders

1-BOSTON Even-1/2 Tampa Bay

2-Colorado Even-1/2 DALLAS

1-at Scotiabank Arena-Toronto, Canada.

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

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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Wade LeBlanc on the 60-day IL. Recalled LHP Keegan Akin from alternate training site.

CHICAGO CUBS — Activated RHP Tyler Chatwood and LHP Jose Quintana from the 10-day IL.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled RHP Humberto Castellanos from alternate training site.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled RHP Jake Newberry from alternate training site. Placed RHP Tyler Zuber on the bereavement list.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Recalled RHP Jamie Barria from alternate training site. Optioned LHP Jose Suarez to alternate training site. Recalled RHP Luke Bard from alternate training site.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Placed LHP Luis Avilan on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 22. Recalled INF/OF Miguel Andujar and RHP Brooks Kriske from alternate training site. Activated OF Aaron Judge from the 10-day IL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled OF Seth Brown from alternate training site. Placed INF Chad Pinder on the paternity list.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Sent LHP Sean Gilmartin outright to alternate training site.

TEXAS RANGERS — Released C Blake Swihart.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Selected the contract of RHP Ian Anderson from alternate training site. Activated OFs Ronald Acuna Jr. and Nick Markakis from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Touki Toussaint, OF Christian Pache and C Alex Jackson to alternate training site.

CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned OF Ian Miller to alternate training site. Activated RHP Tyler Chatwood and LHP Jose Quintana from the 10-day IL.

CINCINNATI REDS — Placed RHP Anthony DeSclafani on the paternity list. Selected the contract of LHP Jesse Biddle from alternate training site.

MIAMI MARLINS — Recalled LHP Josh D. Smith from alternate training site. Sent C Ryan Lavarnway outright to alternate training site.

NEW YORK METS — Placed C Tomas Nido and SS Andres Gimenez on the 10-day IL. Selected the contracts of OF Juan Lagares and C Patrick Mazeika from alternate training site.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Kansas City DT Mike Pennel for the first two games of the season.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with S Budda Baker on a four-year contract extension.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed WR DeAndrew White and P Johnny Townsend.

BUFFALO BILLS — Waived DT Niles Scott from IR with an injury settlement.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed K Cairo Santos and WR Alex Wesley. Placed TE Darion Clark on IR. Released WR Trevor Davis.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Claimed DE Curtis Weaver off waivers from the Miami Dolphins and placed S Grant Delpit on IR.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed C Frederick Mauigoa and DT Kahlil McKenzie. Waived WR Damion Willis and G Clay Cordasco.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Signed LB Sharif Finch to a contract. Waived DE Ada Aruna.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Signed LB Daniel Bituli and LB Derrick Moncrief. Waived LB Bryan London and QB Josh Love.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed DB Kemon Hall to a contract.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed RB Pete Guerriero. Waived S Anthony Cioffi.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed TE Tyrone Swoopes. Waived WR Rob Davis with an injury designation.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed TE Erik Swoope to a one-year contract. Waived RB Salvon Ahmed.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Re-signed WR Spencer Schnell.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL — Fined Columbus head coach John Tortorella $25,000 for his conduct during a media availability following an Aug. 19 game against Tampa Bay.

SOCCER

United Soccer League

NASHVILLE SC — Announced that it has loaned G Brady Scott Sacramento Republic FC of the USL Championship for the remainder of the 2020 season.

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