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Major League Baseball

Today - Seattle at Kansas City, 5:10 p.m. (FSN)

Wednesday - Seattle at Kansas City, 5:10 p.m. (FSN)

Thursday - Seattle at Kansas City, 5:10 p.m. (FSN)

Friday - Tampa Bay at Seattle, 7:10 p.m. (FSN)

Saturday - Tampa Bay at Seattle, 7:10 p.m. (FSN)

Sunday - Tampa Bay at Seattle, 1:10 p.m. (FSN)

Minor League Baseball

Today - Tri-City at Eugene, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday - Tri-City at Eugene, 7:05 p.m.

Thursday - Tri-City at Eugene, 7:05 p.m.

Friday - Tri-City at Eugene, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday - Spokane at Tri-City, 7:15 p.m.

Sunday -?Spokane at Tri-City, 7:15 p.m.

Pro baseball

Monday's Major League

Linescores

By The Associated Press

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Kansas City   

010    001   

101    -   

4    10    1

Tampa Bay   

220    110   

40x    -   

10    13    0

Greinke, Tejeda (6), Mahay (6), R.Colon (7), J.Cruz (8) and Olivo;

Kazmir, Balfour (7), Shouse (7), Bennett (8), Howell (9) and

M.Hernandez. W-Kazmir 6-6. L-Greinke 10-7. HRs-Kansas City,

Y.Betancourt (3). Tampa Bay, W.Aybar 2 (10).

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Baltimore   

500    000   

000    -   

5    9    0

Detroit    300   

110    001   

-    6   

10    0

Tillman, Meredith (7), Baez (8) and Wieters; Verlander, Rodney (9) and

Laird. W-Rodney 2-2. L-Baez 4-5. HRs-Baltimore, B.Roberts (9). Detroit,

Mi.Cabrera (21), Thomas (7).

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Texas    000   

010    010   

-    2   

7    0

Oakland    000   

000    003   

-    3   

6    0

Nippert, Feliz (6), F.Francisco (8), Guardado (8), O'Day (8), C.Wilson

(9) and Saltalamacchia; Bre.Anderson, Wuertz (8) and K.Suzuki. W-Wuertz

6-1. L-C.Wilson 4-5.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Washington   

000    004   

400    -   

8    12    3

Pittsburgh   

300    000   

001    -   

4    11    0

Mock, Clippard (5), Sosa (8), S.Burnett (8), Kensing (9), MacDougal (9)

and J.Bard; Morton, Karstens (7), S.Jackson (7), Veal (9) and Doumit.

W-Clippard 2-1. L-Morton 2-4. Sv-MacDougal (8). HRs-Washington, Dunn

(27), Zimmerman (21). Pittsburgh, McCutchen (7).

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Arizona    330   

000    000   

-    6   

13    0

New York   

001    031   

000    -   

5    9    0

Haren, Rauch (8), Qualls (9) and Montero; Figueroa, Redding (2),

Parnell (6), Feliciano (8), Stokes (8) and Santos. W-Haren 11-6.

L-Figueroa 0-2. Sv-Qualls (20). HRs-Arizona, Reynolds 2 (32), Montero

(11). New York, Dan.Murphy (7).

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Chicago    030   

000    010   

-    4   

7    0

Cincinnati   

000    000   

011    -   

2    8    0

R.Wells, Grabow (8), Marmol (9) and K.Hill; Harang, Weathers (8),

Herrera (9) and Hanigan. W-R.Wells 8-4. L-Harang 5-13. Sv-Marmol (4).

HRs-Chicago, Fontenot (9). Cincinnati, Ale.Gonzalez (3).

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San Francisco   

101    000   

001    -   

3    11    1

Houston    000   

012    01x   

-    4   

8    1

Cain and B.Molina; Hampton, Sampson (7), A.Arias (8), Valverde (9) and

I.Rodriguez. W-Hampton 7-8. L-Cain 12-3. Sv-Valverde (13). HRs-Houston,

Blum (6), K.Matsui (5).

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Atlanta    110   

000    000   

-    2   

6    1

San Diego   

111    000   

10x    -   

4    10    0

Kawakami, O'Flaherty (7), Moylan (7) and McCann; Latos, M.Adams (8),

Bell (9) and Alfonzo. W-Latos 3-1. L-Kawakami 5-9. Sv-Bell (27).

HRs-Atlanta, Ad.LaRoche (13). San Diego, Blanks (6).

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Milwaukee   

000    213   

000    -   

6    8    1

Los Angeles   

001    000   

103    -   

5    11    0

M.Parra, Hoffman (9) and Mi.Rivera; Kershaw, Jef.Weaver (5),

Ja.McDonald (8) and Ausmus. W-M.Parra 6-8. L-Kershaw 8-6. Sv-Hoffman

(24). HRs-Milwaukee, Braun (22).

American League

East Division

   

W    L   

Pct    GB

New York    63   

42    .600    -

Boston    62   

42    .596   

 1/2

Tampa Bay   

58    48   

.547    5 1/2

Toronto    51   

54    .486    12

Baltimore   

44    61   

.419    19

Central Division

    W   

L    Pct    GB

Detroit    55   

49    .529    -

Chicago    54   

52    .509    2

Minnesota   

52    53   

.495    3 1/2

Cleveland   

44    61   

.419    11 1/2

Kansas City   

41    64   

.390    14 1/2

West Division

   

W    L   

Pct    GB

Los Angeles   

63    40   

.612    -

Texas    59   

45    .567    4

1/2

Seattle    54   

51    .514    10

Oakland    45   

60    .429    19

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Sunday's Games

Cleveland 11, Detroit 1

Boston 18, Baltimore 10

Kansas City 4, Tampa Bay 1

N.Y. Yankees 8, Chicago White Sox 5

L.A. Angels 13, Minnesota 4

Toronto 7, Oakland 2

Texas 4, Seattle 2

Monday's Games

Tampa Bay 10, Kansas City 4

Detroit 6, Baltimore 5

Oakland 3, Texas 2

Today's Games

Baltimore (Matusz 0-0) at Detroit (Washburn 8-6), 4:05 p.m.

Minnesota (S.Baker 8-7) at Cleveland (D.Huff 5-5), 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 8-6) at Toronto (Halladay 11-4), 4:07 p.m.

Boston (Lester 9-7) at Tampa Bay (Garza 7-8), 4:08 p.m.

Seattle (Rowland-Smith 1-1) at Kansas City (Hochevar 6-4), 5:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Lackey 7-4) at Chicago White Sox (Contreras 4-10), 5:11

p.m.

Texas (Holland 4-6) at Oakland (G.Gonzalez 2-2), 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday's Games

Baltimore at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.

Minnesota at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 4:07 p.m.

Boston at Tampa Bay, 4:08 p.m.

Seattle at Kansas City, 5:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox, 5:11 p.m.

Texas at Oakland, 7:05 p.m.

National League

East Division

   

W    L   

Pct    GB

Philadelphia   

59    44   

.573    -

Florida    55   

50    .524    5

Atlanta    53   

53    .500    7

1/2

New York    50   

55    .476    10

Washington   

34    72   

.321    26 1/2

Central Division

   

W    L   

Pct    GB

Chicago    56   

48    .538    -

St. Louis   

58    50   

.537    -

Houston    53   

53    .500    4

Milwaukee   

53    53   

.500    4

Cincinnati   

45    60   

.429    11 1/2

Pittsburgh   

45    60   

.429    11 1/2

West Division

   

W    L   

Pct    GB

Los Angeles   

65    41   

.613    -

Colorado    58   

47    .552    6

1/2

San Francisco   

58    48   

.547    7

Arizona    47   

59    .443    18

San Diego   

44    63   

.411    21 1/2

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Sunday's Games

Arizona 5, N.Y. Mets 2

Colorado 6, Cincinnati 4, 11 innings

Washington 5, Pittsburgh 3

Houston 2, St. Louis 0

Milwaukee 6, San Diego 1

San Francisco 7, Philadelphia 3

Florida 3, Chicago Cubs 2

L.A. Dodgers 9, Atlanta 1

Monday's Games

Washington 8, Pittsburgh 4

Arizona 6, N.Y. Mets 5

Chicago Cubs 4, Cincinnati 2

Houston 4, San Francisco 3

San Diego 4, Atlanta 2

Milwaukee 6, L.A. Dodgers 5

Today's Games

Arizona (Y.Petit 1-5) at Pittsburgh (Duke 9-9), 4:05 p.m.

Colorado (Hammel 5-6) at Philadelphia (Moyer 10-7), 4:05 p.m.

Florida (Jo.Johnson 10-2) at Washington (J.Martin 0-2), 4:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Gorzelanny 3-1) at Cincinnati (Cueto 8-8), 4:10 p.m.

St. Louis (Pineiro 9-9) at N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 12-8), 4:10 p.m.

San Francisco (J.Sanchez 4-9) at Houston (F.Paulino 2-5), 5:05 p.m.

Atlanta (J.Vazquez 8-7) at San Diego (Stauffer 1-2), 7:05 p.m.

Milwaukee (Gallardo 10-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 3-5), 7:10 p.m.

Wednesday's Games

St. Louis at N.Y. Mets, 9:10 a.m.

San Francisco at Houston, 11:05 a.m.

Atlanta at San Diego, 12:35 p.m.

Arizona at Pittsburgh, 4:05 p.m.

Colorado at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.

Florida at Washington, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m.

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

TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE

LEADERS

AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING-ISuzuki,

Seattle, .364; Mauer, Minnesota, .355; Bartlett, Tampa Bay, .337;

MiCabrera, Detroit, .334; MYoung, Texas, .324; Jeter, New York, .322;

BAbreu, Los Angeles, .322.

RUNS-Figgins,

Los Angeles, 84; BRoberts, Baltimore, 79; Pedroia, Boston, 77; Scutaro,

Toronto, 75; Damon, New York, 72; Morneau, Minnesota, 72; Kinsler,

Texas, 71.

RBI-Morneau,

Minnesota, 86; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 78; Teixeira, New York, 77; AHill,

Toronto, 76; Bay, Boston, 74; BAbreu, Los Angeles, 73; Markakis,

Baltimore, 73.

HITS-ISuzuki,

Seattle, 155; Jeter, New York, 134; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 132; AHill,

Toronto, 132; MYoung, Texas, 132; MiCabrera, Detroit, 131; Cano, New

York, 127.

DOUBLES-BRoberts,

Baltimore, 37; Lind, Toronto, 35; Byrd, Texas, 32; Markakis, Baltimore,

32; Scutaro, Toronto, 32; Butler, Kansas City, 31; Pedroia, Boston, 31;

MYoung, Texas, 31.

TRIPLES-Bloomquist,

Kansas City, 7; Figgins, Los Angeles, 7; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 6;

Cuddyer, Minnesota, 6; DeJesus, Kansas City, 6; Gardner, New York, 6;

Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 6.

HOME RUNS-Morneau,

Minnesota, 28; AHill, Toronto, 26; CPena, Tampa Bay, 26; Teixeira, New

York, 26; NCruz, Texas, 25; Branyan, Seattle, 24; Dye, Chicago, 24.

STOLEN BASES-Crawford,

Tampa Bay, 49; Ellsbury, Boston, 48; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 33; Figgins,

Los Angeles, 31; BAbreu, Los Angeles, 22; Kinsler, Texas, 22; ISuzuki,

Seattle, 22.

PITCHING-Beckett,

Boston, 13-4; FHernandez, Seattle, 12-4; Verlander, Detroit, 12-5;

JerWeaver, Los Angeles, 11-3; Wakefield, Boston, 11-3; Halladay,

Toronto, 11-4; Buehrle, Chicago, 11-5.

STRIKEOUTS-Verlander,

Detroit, 180; Greinke, Kansas City, 162; Lester, Boston, 148;

FHernandez, Seattle, 141; Beckett, Boston, 132; Halladay, Toronto, 129;

JerWeaver, Los Angeles, 126.

SAVES-MaRivera,

New York, 30; Fuentes, Los Angeles, 30; Nathan, Minnesota, 29;

Papelbon, Boston, 27; Aardsma, Seattle, 25; Jenks, Chicago, 22; Rodney,

Detroit, 21.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING-HaRamirez,

Florida, .342; Sandoval, San Francisco, .327; Tejada, Houston, .324;

DWright, New York, .321; Kemp, Los Angeles, .317; Helton, Colorado,

.317; Braun, Milwaukee, .316.

RUNS-Pujols,

St. Louis, 82; Zimmerman, Washington, 77; Braun, Milwaukee, 76; Utley,

Philadelphia, 76; Victorino, Philadelphia, 74; Reynolds, Arizona, 71;

Bourn, Houston, 70.

RBI-Fielder,

Milwaukee, 93; Pujols, St. Louis, 92; Dunn, Washington, 78; Howard,

Philadelphia, 78; Ibanez, Philadelphia, 75; Braun, Milwaukee, 73;

Reynolds, Arizona, 73.

HITS-Tejada,

Houston, 138; Victorino, Philadelphia, 128; Braun, Milwaukee, 127;

HaRamirez, Florida, 125; DWright, New York, 125; Kemp, Los Angeles,

124; Sandoval, San Francisco, 124.

DOUBLES-Tejada,

Houston, 33; Sandoval, San Francisco, 31; Helton, Colorado, 30;

HaRamirez, Florida, 29; FSanchez, San Francisco, 29; DWright, New York,

29; Hawpe, Colorado, 28; Hudson, Los Angeles, 28.

TRIPLES-Bourn,

Houston, 9; SDrew, Arizona, 7; GParra, Arizona, 7; Bonifacio, Florida,

6; Braun, Milwaukee, 6; Kemp, Los Angeles, 6; Morgan, Washington, 6;

Pagan, New York, 6; JUpton, Arizona, 6; Victorino, Philadelphia, 6.

HOME RUNS-Pujols,

St. Louis, 34; Reynolds, Arizona, 32; AdGonzalez, San Diego, 28; Dunn,

Washington, 27; Fielder, Milwaukee, 26; Howard, Philadelphia, 26;

Ibanez, Philadelphia, 26.

STOLEN BASES-Bourn,

Houston, 38; Morgan, Washington, 32; Fowler, Colorado, 24; Pierre, Los

Angeles, 23; Rollins, Philadelphia, 23; DWright, New York, 23; Kemp,

Los Angeles, 22.

PITCHING-Cain,

San Francisco, 12-3; Lincecum, San Francisco, 12-3; Marquis, Colorado,

12-7; Wainwright, St. Louis, 12-7; JSantana, New York, 12-8; Haren,

Arizona, 11-6; Billingsley, Los Angeles, 11-6.

STRIKEOUTS-Lincecum,

San Francisco, 191; JVazquez, Atlanta, 158; Haren, Arizona, 149;

Gallardo, Milwaukee, 147; Billingsley, Los Angeles, 140; Wainwright,

St. Louis, 140; WRodriguez, Houston, 128; JSantana, New York, 128;

Jimenez, Colorado, 128.

SAVES-Street, Colorado, 28; BrWilson, San Francisco, 27; Bell, San

Diego, 27; Franklin, St. Louis, 24; Hoffman, Milwaukee, 24;

FrRodriguez, New York, 24; Broxton, Los Angeles, 24.

Auto racing

2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup

schedule

Feb. 7 - x-Budweiser Shootout, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Kevin Harvick)

Feb. 15 - Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Matt Kenseth)

Feb. 22 - Auto Club 500, Fontana, Calif. (Matt Kenseth)

March 1 - Shelby 427, Las Vegas. (Kyle Busch)

March 8 - Kobalt Tools 500, Hampton, Ga. (Kurt Busch)

March 22 - Food City 500, Bristol, Tenn. (Kyle Busch)

March 29 - Goody's Fast Relief 500, Martinsville, Va. (Jimmie Johnson)

April 5 - Samsung 500, Fort Worth, Texas (Jeff Gordon)

April 18 - Subway Fresh Fit 500, Avondale, Ariz. (Mark Martin)

April 26 - Aaron's 499, Talladega, Ala. (Brad Keselowski)

May 2 - Crown Royal Presents the Russell Friedman 400, Richmond, Va.

(Kyle Busch)

May 9 - Southern 500, Darlington, S.C. (Mark Martin)

May 16 - x-NASCAR All-Star Challenge, Concord, N.C. (Tony Stewart)

May 24 - Coca-Cola 600, Concord, N.C. (David Reutimann)

May 31 - Dover 400, Dover, Del. (Jimmie Johnson)

June 7 - Pocono 500, Long Pond, Pa. (Tony Stewart)

June 14 - LifeLock 400, Brooklyn, Mich. (Mark Martin)

June 21 - Toyota/Savemart 350, Sonoma, Calif. (Kasey Kahne)

June 28 - LENOX Industrial Tools 301, Loudon, N.H. (Joey Logano)

July 4 - Coke Zero 400, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Tony Stewart)

July 11 - LifeLock.com 400, Joliet, Ill. (Mark Martin)

July 26 - Allstate 400, Indianapolis. (Jimmie Johnson)

Aug. 2 - Pennsylvania 500, Long Pond, Pa. (Denny Hamblin)

Aug. 9 - Centurion Boats at the Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Aug. 16 - Michigan 400, Brooklyn, Mich.

Aug. 22 - Sharpie 500, Bristol, Tenn.

Sept. 6 - Pep Boys Auto 500, Hampton, Ga.

Sept. 12 - Chevy Rock & Roll 400, Richmond, Va.

Sept. 20 - SYLVANIA 300, Loudon, N.H.

Sept. 27 - Dover 400, Dover, Del.

Oct. 4 - Price Chopper 400, Kansas City, Kan.

Oct. 11 - Pepsi 500, Fontana, Calif.

Oct. 17 - Bank of America 500, Concord, N.C.

Oct. 25 - Tums Fast Relief 500, Martinsville, Va.

Nov. 1 - Amp Energy 500, Talladega, Ala.

Nov. 8 - Dickies 500, Fort Worth, Texas.

Nov. 15 - Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500, Avondale, Ariz.

Nov. 22 - Ford 400, Homestead, Fla.

x-non-points race

Pro soccer

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

   

W    L   

T    Pts   

GF    GA

Columbus    8   

3    9   

33    29    24

Chicago    8   

3    8   

32    26    20

D.C.    6   

4    10   

28    34    32

Toronto FC   

7    7   

6    27   

28    31

New England   

6    5   

6    24   

19    22

Kansas City   

5    7   

6    21   

20    25

New York    2   

15    4   

10    16    37

WESTERN CONFERENCE

   

W    L   

T    Pts   

GF    GA

Houston    10   

5    5   

35    27    17

Seattle    7   

4    8   

29    26    20

Los Angeles   

6    3   

10    28   

23    20

Colorado    7   

6    6   

27    28    24

Chivas USA   

8    6   

3    27   

19    15

Real Salt Lake   

6    8   

5    23   

28    24

FC Dallas    5   

9    5   

20    28    30

San Jose    4   

10    5   

17    25    35

NOTE: Three

points for victory, one point for tie.

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Saturday's Games

New England 1, Toronto FC 1, tie

Chicago 1, Real Salt Lake 0

Houston 4, D.C. United 3

FC Dallas 6, Kansas City 0

Columbus 1, Colorado 0

Sunday's Game

San Jose 4, Seattle FC 0

Thursday's Game

Houston at FC Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 8

Los Angeles at New England, 3 p.m.

Columbus at San Jose, 5:30 p.m.

Seattle FC at Real Salt Lake, 6 p.m.

Chivas USA at Colorado, 6:30 p.m.

Pro basketball

Women's

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

   

W    L   

Pct    GB

Indiana    15   

4    .789    -

Connecticut   

10    9   

.526    5

Washington   

10    9   

.526    5

Atlanta    10   

10    .500    5

1/2

Chicago    10   

10    .500    5

1/2

Detroit    6   

10    .375    7

1/2

New York    6   

12    .333    8

1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

   

W    L   

Pct    GB

Phoenix    15   

6    .714    -

Seattle    12   

7    .632    2

Minnesota   

10    10   

.500    4 1/2

San Antonio   

8    10   

.444    5 1/2

Los Angeles   

6    10   

.375    6 1/2

Sacramento   

5    16   

.238    10

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Saturday's Games

Atlanta 89, New York 83

Chicago 84, Connecticut 72

Phoenix 87, Minnesota 74

Seattle 85, San Antonio 82, OT

Los Angeles 59, Sacramento 56

Sunday's Games

Indiana 87, Washington 79

Connecticut 83, Detroit 65

Today's Games

San Antonio at Los Angeles, noon

New York at Detroit, 4:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Seattle, 7 p.m.

Transactions

Monday

BASEBALL

American League

TAMPA BAY RAYS-Released RHP Wade Townsend.

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS-Placed OF Corey Hart on the 15-day DL. Recalled 3B

Bill Hall from Nashville (PCL).

NEW YORK METS-Purchased the contract of RHP Nelson Figueroa from

Buffalo (IL). Sent RHP Elmer Dessens outright to Buffalo.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball

Association

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES-Signed C Ryan Hollins to an offer sheet.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS-Signed OT Augustus Parrish.

DALLAS COWBOYS-Waived OT Michael Turkovich. Signed OT Andre Douglas.

DENVER BRONCOS-Signed DE Robert Ayers to a five-year contract.

NEW YORK JETS-Waived TE Richard Owens. Claimed TE Kevin Brock off

waivers from Carolina.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Named Ian Herbers assistant coach for Milwaukee

(AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Agreed to terms with LW Blake Comeau on a two-year

contract.

COLLEGE

FLORIDA-Signed football coach Urban Meyer to a six-year contract.

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