SPORTS AGATE — June 11, 2019

Posted 6/11/19

Major League Baseball American League East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 41 24 .631 — New York 40 24 .625 .5 Boston 34 33 .507 8 Toronto 23 42 .354 18 Baltimore 20 45 .308 21 Central Division W L …

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SPORTS AGATE — June 11, 2019

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Major League Baseball

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Tampa Bay 41 24 .631 —

New York 40 24 .625 .5

Boston 34 33 .507 8

Toronto 23 42 .354 18

Baltimore 20 45 .308 21

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 43 21 .672 —

Cleveland 33 32 .508 10.5

Chicago 31 34 .477 12.5

Detroit 24 38 .387 18

Kansas City 20 45 .308 23.5

West Division

W L Pct GB

Houston 45 22 .672 —

Texas 35 30 .538 9

Oakland 33 34 .493 12

Los Angeles 32 35 .478 13

Seattle 28 41 .406 18

Monday

N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, ppd.

Tampa Bay 6, Oakland 2

Texas 4, Boston 3, 11 innings

Washington 12, Chicago White Sox 1

L.A. Angels 5, L.A. Dodgers 3

Tuesday

N.Y. Mets (Wheeler 5-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 3-5), 1:05, 1st game

N.Y. Mets (Vargas 2-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Paxton 3-2), 7:05, 2nd game

Toronto (Thornton 1-4) at Baltimore (Means 5-4), 7:05

Cincinnati (Castillo 6-1) at Cleveland (Bauer 4-6), 7:10

Oakland (Fiers 5-3) at Tampa Bay (Stanek 0-1), 7:10

Texas (Jurado 3-2) at Boston (Hernandez 0-0), 7:10

Milwaukee (Peralta 3-2) at Houston (Peacock 5-3), 8:10

Seattle (Leake 5-6) at Minnesota (Perez 7-2), 8:10

Washington (Corbin 5-4) at Chicago White Sox (Banuelos 3-4), 8:10

Detroit (Turnbull 3-5) at Kansas City (Junis 4-6), 8:15

L.A. Dodgers (Maeda 7-2) at L.A. Angels (Pena 3-1), 10:07

Wednesday

Oakland (Anderson 6-4) at Tampa Bay (Yarbrough 5-2), 12:10

Cincinnati (DeSclafani 2-3) at Cleveland (Plesac 1-1), 1:10

Texas (Lynn 7-4) at Boston (Porcello 4-6), 4:05

Toronto (Jackson 0-4) at Baltimore (Hess 1-8), 7:05

Milwaukee (Woodruff 8-1) at Houston (Verlander 9-2), 8:10

Seattle (Milone 1-1) at Minnesota (Berrios 8-2), 8:10

Detroit (Norris 2-5) at Kansas City (Duffy 3-3), 8:15

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 37 29 .561 —

Philadelphia 37 29 .561 —

New York 32 33 .492 4.5

Washington 31 35 .470 6

Miami 23 41 .359 13

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Milwaukee 38 28 .576 —

Chicago 37 28 .569 .5

St. Louis 32 32 .500 5

Pittsburgh 30 35 .462 7.5

Cincinnati 29 35 .453 8

West Division

W L Pct GB

Los Angeles 45 22 .672 —

Colorado 34 31 .523 10

Arizona 35 32 .522 10

San Diego 33 33 .500 11.5

San Francisco 26 38 .406 17.5

Monday

N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, ppd.

Arizona 13, Philadelphia 8

St. Louis 4, Miami 1

Atlanta 13, Pittsburgh 7

Washington 12, Chicago White Sox 1

Colorado 6, Chicago Cubs 5

L.A. Angels 5, L.A. Dodgers 3

Tuesday

N.Y. Mets (Wheeler 5-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 3-5), 1:05., 1st game

Arizona (Duplantier 1-0) at Philadelphia (Arrieta 5-5), 7:05

N.Y. Mets (Vargas 2-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Paxton 3-2), 7:05, 2nd game

Cincinnati (Castillo 6-1) at Cleveland (Bauer 4-6), 7:10

St. Louis (Hudson 4-3) at Miami (Hernandez 0-0), 7:10

Pittsburgh (Archer 3-5) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 1-5), 7:20

Milwaukee (Peralta 3-2) at Houston (Peacock 5-3), 8:10

Washington (Corbin 5-4) at Chicago White Sox (Banuelos 3-4), 8:10

Chicago Cubs (Quintana 4-5) at Colorado (Lambert 1-0), 8:40

San Diego (Paddack 4-4) at San Francisco (Beede 0-2), 9:45

L.A. Dodgers (Maeda 7-2) at L.A. Angels (Pena 3-1), 10:07

Wednesday

Cincinnati (DeSclafani 2-3) at Cleveland (Plesac 1-1), 1:10

Chicago Cubs (Hamels 5-2) at Colorado (Senzatela 5-4), 3:10

Arizona (Kelly 6-6) at Philadelphia (Eflin 6-5), 7:05

St. Louis (Mikolas 4-6) at Miami (Urena 4-7), 7:10

Pittsburgh (Davis 0-1) at Atlanta (Soroka 7-1), 7:20

Milwaukee (Woodruff 8-1) at Houston (Verlander 9-2), 8:10

San Diego (Quantrill 1-2) at San Francisco (Anderson 1-1), 9:45

League leaders

American League

BATTING-Meadows, Tampa Bay, .341; Polanco, Minnesota, .333; LeMahieu, New York, .321; Anderson, Chicago, .320; Brantley, Houston, .317; Dozier, Kansas City, .314; Reddick, Houston, .312; Springer, Houston, .308; Fletcher, Los Angeles, .308; La Stella, Los Angeles, .307.

RUNS-Betts, Boston, 51; Trout, Los Angeles, 51; Bogaerts, Boston, 50; Devers, Boston, 47; Encarnacion, Seattle, 46; Haniger, Seattle, 46; Bregman, Houston, 44; Mancini, Baltimore, 44; Rosario, Minnesota, 44; 3 tied at 43.

RBI-Abreu, Chicago, 52; Rosario, Minnesota, 52; Santana, Seattle, 48; Encarnacion, Seattle, 46; Bregman, Houston, 44; Mondesi, Kansas City, 44; Soler, Kansas City, 44; Trout, Los Angeles, 44; 3 tied at 43.

HITS-Polanco, Minnesota, 82; Merrifield, Kansas City, 79; Brantley, Houston, 78; LeMahieu, New York, 76; Devers, Boston, 75; Semien, Oakland, 75; Moncada, Chicago, 74; Mancini, Baltimore, 73; Bogaerts, Boston, 72; 2 tied at 71.

DOUBLES-Buxton, Minnesota, 21; Castellanos, Detroit, 20; Bogaerts, Boston, 19; Brantley, Houston, 18; Polanco, Minnesota, 18; Betts, Boston, 17; Devers, Boston, 17; Mancini, Baltimore, 17; 4 tied at 16.

TRIPLES-Mondesi, Kansas City, 8; Merrifield, Kansas City, 7; Polanco, Minnesota, 5; Kiermaier, Tampa Bay, 4; 7 tied at 3.

HOME RUNS-Encarnacion, Seattle, 20; Rosario, Minnesota, 19; Sanchez, New York, 19; Bregman, Houston, 18; Trout, Los Angeles, 18; Gallo, Texas, 17; Soler, Kansas City, 17; Springer, Houston, 17; 4 tied at 16.

STOLEN BASES-Mondesi, Kansas City, 24; Ramirez, Cleveland, 16; Smith, Seattle, 16; Anderson, Chicago, 15; Andrus, Texas, 13; Gordon, Seattle, 12; Hamilton, Kansas City, 12; Villar, Baltimore, 12; 3 tied at 10.

PITCHING-German, New York, 9-2; Giolito, Chicago, 9-1; Odorizzi, Minnesota, 9-2; Verlander, Houston, 9-2; Berrios, Minnesota, 8-2; Montas, Oakland, 8-2; Morton, Tampa Bay, 8-0; Chirinos, Tampa Bay, 7-2; Lynn, Texas, 7-4; Perez, Minnesota, 7-2.

ERA-Odorizzi, Minnesota, 1.92; Morton, Tampa Bay, 2.10; Giolito, Chicago, 2.28; Verlander, Houston, 2.31; Minor, Texas, 2.52; Montas, Oakland, 2.84; Chirinos, Tampa Bay, 2.87; Turnbull, Detroit, 3.01; Boyd, Detroit, 3.08; Miley, Houston, 3.14.

STRIKEOUTS-Cole, Houston, 130; Sale, Boston, 120; Verlander, Houston, 110; Boyd, Detroit, 105; Bauer, Cleveland, 103; Morton, Tampa Bay, 98; Snell, Tampa Bay, 98; Bieber, Cleveland, 96; Minor, Texas, 93; Giolito, Chicago, 89.

National League

BATTING-Bellinger, Los Angeles, .353; Yelich, Milwaukee, .340; McNeil, New York, .335; Arenado, Colorado, .329; Dahl, Colorado, .329; Bell, Pittsburgh, .324; Rendon, Washington, .316; JTurner, Los Angeles, .316; Freeman, Atlanta, .311; Blackmon, Colorado, .303.

RUNS-Story, Colorado, 57; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 51; Bryant, Chicago, 50; Yelich, Milwaukee, 50; Arenado, Colorado, 49; Freeman, Atlanta, 47; Bell, Pittsburgh, 46; Ozuna, St. Louis, 46; Rendon, Washington, 46; McCutchen, Philadelphia, 45.

RBI-Bell, Pittsburgh, 58; Arenado, Colorado, 57; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 54; Escobar, Arizona, 54; Ozuna, St. Louis, 54; Yelich, Milwaukee, 53; Rizzo, Chicago, 47; Alonso, New York, 46; Hoskins, Philadelphia, 46; Marte, Arizona, 46.

HITS-Arenado, Colorado, 85; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 82; Bell, Pittsburgh, 80; Freeman, Atlanta, 79; Escobar, Arizona, 78; Baez, Chicago, 77; Story, Colorado, 74; KMarte, Arizona, 73; Yelich, Milwaukee, 72; Acuna Jr., Atlanta, 71.

DOUBLES-Bell, Pittsburgh, 25; Seager, Los Angeles, 21; Harper, Philadelphia, 20; Bryant, Chicago, 19; Rendon, Washington, 19; Ahmed, Arizona, 18; Baez, Chicago, 18; Cain, Milwaukee, 18; Dahl, Colorado, 18; Peralta, Arizona, 18.

TRIPLES-Blackmon, Colorado, 5; Escobar, Arizona, 5; Rosario, New York, 4; Tapia, Colorado, 4; 9 tied at 3.

HOME RUNS-Yelich, Milwaukee, 24; Alonso, New York, 21; Bellinger, Los Angeles, 20; Moustakas, Milwaukee, 20; Reyes, San Diego, 19; Bell, Pittsburgh, 18; Freeman, Atlanta, 18; Pederson, Los Angeles, 18; Renfroe, San Diego, 18; 5 tied at 17.

STOLEN BASES-Dyson, Arizona, 14; Yelich, Milwaukee, 14; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 11; Story, Colorado, 11; Wong, St. Louis, 10; Puig, Cincinnati, 9; Robles, Washington, 9; Acuna Jr., Atlanta, 8; Myers, San Diego, 8; TTurner, Washington, 8.

PITCHING-Ryu, Los Angeles, 9-1; Woodruff, Milwaukee, 8-1; Buehler, Los Angeles, 7-1; Davies, Milwaukee, 7-0; Fried, Atlanta, 7-3; Greinke, Arizona, 7-2; Hendricks, Chicago, 7-4; Maeda, Los Angeles, 7-2; Soroka, Atlanta, 7-1; Strasburg, Washington, 7-3.

ERA-Ryu, Los Angeles, 1.36; Soroka, Atlanta, 1.38; Castillo, Cincinnati, 2.26; Davies, Milwaukee, 2.41; Scherzer, Washington, 2.83; Eflin, Philadelphia, 2.88; Greinke, Arizona, 2.88; Hendricks, Chicago, 3.00; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 3.00; Teheran, Atlanta, 3.03.

STRIKEOUTS-Scherzer, Washington, 126; Strasburg, Washington, 110; Ray, Arizona, 101; Marquez, Colorado, 95; deGrom, New York, 94; Wheeler, New York, 93; Castillo, Cincinnati, 90; Woodruff, Milwaukee, 90; Corbin, Washington, 89; Syndergaard, New York, 88.

International League

North Division

W L Pct. GB

Scranton/W-B 36 25 .590 —

Lehigh Valley 30 30 .500 5.5

Syracuse 30 33 .476 7

Rochester 27 33 .450 8.5

Buffalo 27 34 .443 9

Pawtucket 26 36 .419 10.5

South Division

W L Pct. GB

Durham 37 26 .587 —

Gwinnett 35 27 .565 1.5

Charlotte 35 27 .565 1.5

Norfolk 26 35 .426 10

West Division

W L Pct. GB

Columbus 36 26 .581 —

Indianapolis 35 26 .574 .5

Toledo 26 35 .426 9.5

Louisville 25 38 .397 11.5

Monday

Durham 7, Charlotte 3

Tuesday

Charlotte at Syracuse, 6:35

Pawtucket at Louisville, 7

Buffalo at Indianapolis, 7:05

Toledo at Durham, 7:05

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Norfolk, 7:05

Columbus at Rochester, 7:05

Gwinnett at Lehigh Valley, 7:05

Wednesday

Pawtucket at Louisville, 12

Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1:35

Charlotte at Syracuse, 6:35

Toledo at Durham, 7:05

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Norfolk, 7:05

Columbus at Rochester, 7:05

Gwinnett at Lehigh Valley, 7:05

Stanley Cup Final

Boston vs. St. Louis

(Best-of-7)

Monday, May 27

Boston 4, St. Louis 2

Wednesday, May 29

St. Louis 3, Boston 2, OT

Saturday, June 1

Boston 7, St. Louis 2

Monday, June 3

St. Louis 4, Boston 2

Thursday, June 6

St. Louis 2, Boston 1

Sunday, June 9

Boston 5, St. Louis 1; series tied 3-3

Wednesday, June 12

St. Louis at Boston, 8

NBA Finals

Toronto vs. Golden State

(Best-of-7)

Thursday, May 30

Toronto 118, Golden State 109

Sunday, June 2

Golden State 109, Toronto 104

Wednesday, June 5

Toronto 123, Golden State 109

Friday, June 7

Toronto 105, Golden State 92

Monday, June 10

Golden State 106, Toronto 105; Toronto leads series 3-2

Thursday, June 13

Toronto at Golden State, 9

x-Sunday, June 16

Golden State at Toronto, 8

x-If necessary

NASCAR

51st Annual FireKeepers Casino 400

Monday’s Results

At Michigan International Speedway

Brooklyn, Mich.

(Starting positions in parentheses)

1. (1) Joey Logano, Ford, 203.

2. (7) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 203.

3. (16) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 203.

4. (9) Daniel Suarez, Ford, 203.

5. (15) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 203.

6. (8) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 203.

7. (3) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 203.

8. (18) Ryan Newman, Ford, 203.

9. (13) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 203.

10. (20) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 203.

11. (4) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 203.

12. (11) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 203.

13. (6) Paul Menard, Ford, 203.

14. (22) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 203.

15. (19) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 203.

16. (31) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 203.

17. (2) Aric Almirola, Ford, 203.

18. (21) William Byron, Chevrolet, 203.

19. (10) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 203.

20. (17) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 203.

21. (29) Matt DiBenedetto, Toyota, 203.

22. (25) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 203.

23. (32) Corey LaJoie, Ford, 203.

24. (26) Matt Tifft, Ford, 203.

25. (28) Ryan Preece, Chevrolet, 203.

26. (12) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 202.

27. (23) Michael McDowell, Ford, 202.

28. (27) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 201.

29. (30) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 201.

30. (36) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 200.

31. (14) Erik Jones, Toyota, 199.

32. (35) Quin Houff, Chevrolet, 198.

33. (34) Josh Bilicki, Chevrolet, 197.

34. (24) David Ragan, Ford, 195.

35. (5) Clint Bowyer, Ford, Accident, 130.

36. (33) Kyle Weatherman, Ford, Accident, 69.

Average Speed of Race Winner: 140.945 mph.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 52 Mins, 50 Secs. Margin of Victory: .147 Seconds.

Caution Flags: 7 for 35 laps.

Lead Changes: 20 among 11 drivers.

Lap Leaders: J. Logano 0; D. Hamlin 1-3; J. Logano 4-53; A. Almirola 54; J. Logano 55-113; R. Blaney 114; C. Elliott 115; C. Bowyer 116; A. Dillon 117-123; J. Logano 124-127; K. Harvick 128-135; J. Logano 136-141; K. Harvick 142-147; J. Logano 148; K. Harvick 149; J. Logano 150-174; D. Suarez 175; B. Keselowski 176-181; D. Hamlin 182-183; W. Byron 184-185; J. Logano 186-203.

Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): Joey Logano 7 times for 163 laps; Kevin Harvick 3 times for 15 laps; Austin Dillon 1 time for 7 laps; Brad Keselowski 1 time for 6 laps; Denny Hamlin 2 times for 5 laps; William Byron 1 time for 2 laps; Daniel Suarez 1 time for 1 lap; Chase Elliott 1 time for 1 lap; Ryan Blaney 1 time for 1 lap; Clint Bowyer 1 time for 1 lap; Aric Almirola 1 time for 1 lap.

PGA Tour Statistics

Through June 9

FedExCup Season Points

1, Matt Kuchar, 2,232.383. 2, Rory McIlroy, 2,112.451. 3, Brooks Koepka, 1,862.849. 4, Xander Schauffele, 1,669.933. 5, Dustin Johnson, 1,610.878. 6, Patrick Cantlay, 1,564.630. 7, Paul Casey, 1,398.248. 8, Rickie Fowler, 1,272.083. 9, Gary Woodland, 1,188.656. 10, Justin Rose, 1,160.514.

Scoring Average

1, Dustin Johnson, 69.130. 2, Patrick Cantlay, 69.164. 3, Rory McIlroy, 69.181. 4, Webb Simpson, 69.475. 5, Brooks Koepka, 69.532. 6, Matt Kuchar, 69.539. 7, Justin Thomas, 69.675. 8, Adam Scott, 69.686. 9, Rickie Fowler, 69.720. 10, Jim Furyk, 69.746.

Driving Distance

1, Cameron Champ, 316.6. 2, Rory McIlroy, 315.0. 3, Luke List, 313.4. 4, Tony Finau, 311.9. 5, Wyndham Clark, 310.9. 6, Bubba Watson, 310.7. 7, Lucas Bjerregaard, 310.6. 8, Dustin Johnson, 310.2. 9, Grayson Murray, 310.0. 10, Ollie Schniederjans, 309.7.

Driving Accuracy Percentage

1, Jim Furyk, 74.81%. 2, Chez Reavie, 74.55%. 3, Ryan Armour, 73.01%. 4, Ryan Moore, 72.68%. 5, Justin Harding, 72.32%. 6, Henrik Stenson, 71.97%. 7, Brian Gay, 70.62%. 8, Andrew Landry, 70.60%. 9, Brian Stuard, 70.19%. 10, Matt Kuchar, 70.18%.

Greens in Regulation Percentage

1, Tiger Woods, 72.86%. 2, James Hahn, 72.71%. 3, Matt Kuchar, 72.41%. 4, Justin Thomas, 72.10%. 5, Charles Howell III, 72.04%. 6, Corey Conners, 72.03%. 7, Jim Furyk, 71.18%. 8, Scott Piercy, 70.71%. 9, Rory McIlroy, 70.65%. 10, Brooks Koepka, 70.50%.

Total Driving

1, Paul Casey, 71. 2, Brendan Steele, 74. 3 (tie), Gary Woodland and Bryson DeChambeau, 75. 5, Justin Harding, 96. 6 (tie), Emiliano Grillo and Keegan Bradley, 98. 8, Louis Oosthuizen, 102. 9, Jon Rahm, 109. 10, Jason Kokrak, 115.

SG-Putting

1, Justin Harding, 1.216. 2, Andrew Putnam, .852. 3, Jordan Spieth, .836. 4, Dominic Bozzelli, .821. 5, Graeme McDowell, .780. 6, Denny McCarthy, .769. 7, Vaughn Taylor, .719. 8 (tie), Brandt Snedeker and Jason Day, .684. 10, Aaron Baddeley, .680.

Birdie Average

1, Justin Thomas, 4.72. 2, Gary Woodland, 4.67. 3, Tiger Woods, 4.54. 4, Bryson DeChambeau, 4.45. 5 (tie), Jason Day, Patrick Cantlay, Brooks Koepka and Si Woo Kim, 4.43. 9, Rory McIlroy, 4.37. 10, Aaron Wise, 4.35.

Eagles (Holes per)

1, Rory McIlroy, 69.0. 2, Paul Casey, 70.5. 3, Justin Thomas, 75.3. 4, James Hahn, 76.5. 5, Tommy Fleetwood, 81.0. 6, Brooks Koepka, 84.0. 7, Keith Mitchell, 84.5. 8, Sam Burns, 88.6. 9, Dylan Frittelli, 95.4. 10, Rickie Fowler, 97.2.

Sand Save Percentage

1, Tyrone Van Aswegen, 66.67%. 2, Ernie Els, 66.18%. 3, Tommy Fleetwood, 66.10%. 4, Dustin Johnson, 64.15%. 5, Sam Ryder, 64.00%. 6, Martin Kaymer, 63.93%. 7, Webb Simpson, 62.22%. 8, Ben Silverman, 61.96%. 9, Brandt Snedeker, 61.67%. 10, Andrew Putnam, 61.63%.

All-Around Ranking

1, Rory McIlroy, 228. 2, Brooks Koepka, 251. 3, Justin Thomas, 252. 4, Rickie Fowler, 305. 5, Matt Kuchar, 309. 6, Jason Day, 313. 7, Xander Schauffele, 320. 8, Patrick Cantlay, 361. 9, Tiger Woods, 370. 10, Justin Rose, 372.

Home team in caps

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

National League

PHILADELPHIA 6-7 Arizona

St. Louis 51/2-61/2 MIAMI

ATLANTA 6-7 Pittsburgh

Cubs Even-6 COLORADO

San Diego 7-8 SAN FRAN

American League

BALTIMORE Even-6 Toronto

TAMPA BAY 81/2-91/2 Oakland

BOSTON 10-11 Texas

MINNESOTA 8-9 Seattle

KANSAS CITY 51/2-61/2 Detroit

Interleague

YANKEES 8-9 Mets

CLEVELAND Even-6 Cincinnati

HOUSTON 51/2-61/2 Milwaukee

Washington 81/2-91/2 WHITE SOX

LA Dodgers 71/2-81/2 ANGELS

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

Wednesday

Stanley Cup Final

BOSTON 1/2-1 St. Louis

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BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned LHP Josh Taylor to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed LHP Jace Fry on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 8. Purchased the contract of RHP Odrisamer Despaigne from Charlotte (IL). Released OF Nicky Delmonico.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned RHP Nick Tropeano to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled RHP Jake Jewell from Salt Lake.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned LHP Nestor Cortes Jr. to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Reinstated RHP Masahiro Tanaka from the paternity leave list. Signed SS Anthony Volpe.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Recalled RHP Tanner Anderson from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned RHP Ryan Dull to Las Vegas.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Signed RHP Tim Elliott, 3B Austin Shenton, RHP Ty Adcock, RHP Kyle Hill, C Carter Bins, CF Antoine Mistico, RHP Reid Morgan, SS Patrick Frick, RHP Logan Rinehart, RHP Tyler Driver, RHP Travis Kuhn, OF Cade Marlowe, RHP Reeves Martin, OF Trent Tingelstad, RHP Kipp Rollings, RHP Garrett Westberg, RHP Brock Minich, C Anthony Lepre, SS Utah Jones, SS Cody Grosse and RHP Jarod Bayless.

TEXAS RANGERS - Assigned RHP David Carpenter outright to Nashville (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed SSs Tanner Morris, Cameron Eden and Trevor Schwecke; 1B Spencer Horwitz and Scotty Bradley; 2B L.J. Talley; 3B Angel Camacho; OF Eric Rivera; C Ryan Sloniger; LHPs Jimmy Robbins and Kyle Huckaby; and RHPs Kendall Williams, Sam Ryan, Michael Dominguez, Jared DiCesare, Nick Fraze, Anders Tolhurst, Gabriel Ponce, Blake Sanderson, Luis Quinones and Andrew McInvale to minor league contracts.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contract of LHP Phillip Diehl. Placed RHP Seunghwan Oh on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 7.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed RHP Jordan Lyles on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Montana DuRapau from Indianapolis (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Placed RHP Adam Wainwright on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Ryan Helsley from Memphis (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Acquired OF Alex Dickerson from San Diego for RHP Franklin Van Gurp and assigned him to Sacramento (PCL).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE HORNETS — G Tony Parker announced his retirement.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed G John Jerry. Waived G Rod Taylor.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed OL Luke Bowanko and QB David Fales. Waived QB Connor Cook and S David Jones.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed TE Jace Sternberger.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed DT Caraun Reid. Placed DE Jegs Jegede on the injured reserve list.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Promoted Salli Clavelle to pro personnel analyst; Travis Dauro to college scouting coordinator and Crowley Hanlon to to pro personnel coordinator. Reassigned Dominic DeCicco to West Area scout. Named Fred Gammage III pro personnel analyst; Ryan Kessenich Midlands Area scout and Steve Slowik scouting assistant.

GOLF

United States Golf Association

USGA — Named Charlie Pagnam chief philanthropy officer and executive director of the USGA Foundation.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

EDMONTON OILERS — Promoted CEO and vice chairman Bob Nicholson to chairman. Named Tom Anselmi president, business operations and chief operating officer.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed F Johan Sodergran to a three-year entry-level contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Signed F Jesper Boqvist to a three-year, entry-level contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-signed F Liam O’Brien to a one-year, two-way contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

LOS ANGELES FC — Transferred M André Horta to SC Braga (Portugal).

COLLEGE

CLEMSON — Named Terry Bowden graduate intern for football.

DOANE — Announced the reisgnation of women’s basketball coach Tracee Fairbanks. Named Ed Hubbs men’s and women’s tennis coach.

EAST CAROLINA — Named Courtney Hofer women’s assistant soccer coach.

MARYLAND — Announced graduate LB Rahshaun Smith has transferred from Clemson.

KANSAS — Announced graduate G Isaiah Moss has transferred from Iowa.

ST. BONAVENTURE — Announced the resignation of women’s lacrosse coach Chelsea Rosiek.

SAINT JOSEPH’S — Named Justin Scott men’s assistant basketball coach.

SETON HALL — Promoted athletic director Patrick Lyons to executive vice president for operations and chief of staff.

VANDERBILT — Named Shasha Borwn director of men’s basketball operations.

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