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April 18, 2014 07:14 GMT

AMERICAN LEAGUE Thursday's Games

Detroit 7, Cleveland 5

Minnesota 7, Toronto 0, 1st game

Texas 8, Seattle 6

N.Y. Yankees 10, Tampa Bay 2

Minnesota 9, Toronto 5, 2nd game

Boston 3, Chicago White Sox 1

Kansas City 5, Houston 1

Friday's Games

Toronto (Hutchison 1-1) at Cleveland (Masterson 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Weaver 0-2) at Detroit (Smyly 1-0), 7:08 p.m.

Baltimore (Tillman 1-1) at Boston (Lackey 2-1), 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-1) at Tampa Bay (Bedard 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (Paulino 0-1) at Texas (M.Perez 2-0), 8:05 p.m.

Minnesota (Nolasco 1-1) at Kansas City (Vargas 1-0), 8:10 p.m.

Houston (Cosart 1-1) at Oakland (Gray 2-0), 10:05 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Thursday's Games

Philadelphia 1, Atlanta 0

L.A. Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1

Colorado 3, San Diego 1

Pittsburgh 11, Milwaukee 2

St. Louis 8, Washington 0

Friday's Games

Cincinnati (Simon 1-1) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 0-1), 2:20 p.m.

Milwaukee (Lohse 2-1) at Pittsburgh (Morton 0-1), 7:05 p.m.

St. Louis (Wacha 2-0) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 2-1), 7:05 p.m.

Atlanta (Harang 2-1) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 0-1), 7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia (Pettibone 0-0) at Colorado (Chatwood 0-0), 8:40 p.m.

Arizona (Miley 2-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 3-0), 10:10 p.m.

San Francisco (M.Cain 0-2) at San Diego (T.Ross 1-2), 10:10 p.m.

INTERLEAGUE

Seattle (C.Young 0-0) at Miami (Eovaldi 1-1), 7:10 p.m.

NHL PLAYOFFS

Thursday, April 17

N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 1, N.Y. Rangers lead series 1-0

St. Louis 4, Chicago 3, 3OT, St. Louis leads series 1-0

Colorado 5, Minnesota 4, OT, Colorado leads series 1-0

San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3, San Jose leads series 1-0

Friday, April 18

Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Ohio Sports News

Last Update on April 18, 2014 05:38 GMT

DETROIT (AP) -- Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis was ejected from Thursday's game against the Detroit Tigers after striking out in the third inning.

Kipnis struck out swinging with the bases loaded for the third out, then appeared to say something to plate umpire Lance Barrett, who immediately threw him out of the game.

Kipnis also hit into a double play in the first inning. He's batting .212 this season.

Mike Aviles replaced Kipnis at second base in the bottom of the third.

National Sports News

Last Update on April 18, 2014 14:47 GMT

MLB-SCHEDULE

UNDATED (AP) -- In the lone day game in baseball today, the Cubs are home to the Reds. The pitching matchup has Alfredo Simon going for Cincinnati with Jeff Samardzija (suh-MAHR'-juh) toeing the rubber for the Cubs. Record-wise, the Reds are 6-9 while the Cubs are 4-10.

The busy schedule of evening games is led by a good pitching match in Washington as the Nationals entertain the Cardinals. Gio Gonzalez, who is 2-1, gets the ball for the Nationals against 2-0 Michael Wacha (WAH'-kuh). The remaining games feature the Brewers in Pittsburgh, Cleveland hosting Toronto, the Angels in Detroit, Boston at home to the Orioles, the Braves in New York to face the Mets, the Rays entertaining the Yankees, Seattle at Miami, the White Sox at Texas, Kansas City home to Minnesota, the Phillies at Colorado, Houston at Oakland, L.A.'s Dodgers home to Arizona and the Giants in San Diego.

NHL PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULE

UNDATED (AP) -- Three more Stanley Cup playoff games are being played this evening and in Boston the Bruins, the top seed in the Eastern Conference, start play with a game against Detroit. The Red Wings finished the regular season as the eighth seed in the East. During the regular season the Wings won three of the four games the teams played. The last time these teams met in the playoffs was way back in 1957 when Dwight Eisenhower was president and Elvis Presley was buying Graceland at the age of 22.

The other two games are the second in those series. Montreal took the first game against the Lightning 5-4 in overtime and tonight they play Game 2 in Tampa, while in Anaheim the Ducks look to go up 2-0 against Dallas after winning the opening game 4-3.

NBA PLAYOFFS

UNDATED (AP) -- The National Basketball Association gets back to business tomorrow with the start of the playoffs. Four games will take place with Brooklyn playing at Toronto, Golden State is in Los Angeles to face the Clippers, Atlanta's playing at Indiana and Memphis is at Oklahoma City.

PGA-RBC HERITAGE

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) -- Second round play in the PGA's RBC Heritage tournament is underway in Hilton Head, S.C. The lead after the first 18 holes was shared by Matt Kuchar (KOO'-chur), Scott Langley and William McGirt at 5-under.

The second round hasn't been good for Langley and McGirt as Langley is 5-over for the day after 11 holes while McGirt is 4-over after 12. Kuchar starts his round later in the day.

 
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