The Standard (St. Catharines) : 2020-09-24

SPORTS : 20 : B8

SPORTS

B8⎮ STANDARD REVIEW TRIBUNE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 l l >>SPORTS > OBITUARY Brian Piccolo, left, received blood from Gale Sayers during his battle with cancer. NHL PLAYOFFS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NFL NBA PLAYOFFS STANLEY CUP FINAL NATIONAL LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE TUESDAY CONFERENCE FINALS NATIONAL CONFERENCE NORTH (Best-of-7 series; At Edmonton) (Best-of-7 series; at Orlando, Fla.) NY YANKEES 12, TORONTO 1 EAST DIVISION EAST DIVISION W L T Pct PF PA EASTERN CONFERENCE TAMPA BAY (E2) V. DALLAS (W3) W L Pct W L Pct New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Chicago Green Bay Detroit Minnesota 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 44 85 44 45 36 55 69 71 x-atlanta Miami Philadelph­ia New York Washington 33 28 27 25 23 22 27 29 30 32 .600 .509 .482 .455 .418 z-tampa Bay z-new York 36 32 20 23 .643 .582 (Series tied 1-1) Lemahieu 2b Kratz 1b Judge dh Hicks cf Tauchman cf Voit 1b Wade 2b Torres ss Urshela 3b Frazier rf Gardner lf Higashioka c 4 0 5 4 0 4 1 5 5 4 4 4 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 3 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 .356 .321 .276 .225 .242 .275 .173 .262 .308 .286 .208 .273 BOSTON (3) VS. MIAMI (5) Wednesday’s result (Miami leads 2-1) Toronto 28 27 .509 Tampa Bay vs. Dallas Wednesday’s result Baltimore Boston 23 21 32 34 .418 .382 Friday’s game EAST Boston vs. Miami Tampa Bay vs. Dallas, 8 p.m. Friday’s game W L T Pct PF PA CENTRAL DIVISION CENTRAL DIVISION Saturday’s game Dallas Washington N.Y. Giants Philadelph­ia 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .000 .000 57 42 29 36 59 47 43 64 Miami vs. Boston, 8:30 p.m. Dallas vs. Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. W L Pct W L Pct Sunday’s game Monday’s game z-chicago St. Louis Cincinnati Milwaukee Pittsburgh 32 27 28 27 16 23 25 28 27 39 .582 .519 .500 .500 .291 z-chicago z-minnesota z-cleveland Detroit Kansas City 34 34 31 22 22 21 22 24 31 33 .618 .607 .564 .415 .400 x-boston vs. Miami, 7:30 p.m. x-tampa Bay vs. Dallas, 8 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE Wednesday, Sept. 230 SOUTH x-dallas vs. Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. — if necessary. L.A. LAKERS (1) VS. DENVER (3) x W L T Pct PF PA Totals 40 12 15 11 2 10 New Orleans Tampa Bay Atlanta Carolina 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 .500 .000 .000 28 54 64 47 573 51 78 65 (Los Angeles lead 2-1) WEST DIVISION WEST DIVISION SCORING LEADERS Toronto AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Tuesday’s result W L Pct W L Pct Biggio 3b Villar 2b Bichette ss Hernandez rf Guerrero Jr. 1b Grichuk dh Gurriel Jr. lf Panik 2b-3b Kirk c Davis cf 3 1 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 .245 .182 .299 .303 .250 .264 .290 .241 .412 .278 Denver 114 L.A. Lakers 106 G A PT x-los Angeles z-san Diego San Francisco Colorado Arizona 39 34 27 24 21 16 22 27 30 34 .709 .607 .500 .444 .382 x-oakland Houston Los Angeles Seattle Texas 33 28 26 24 19 21 27 31 31 36 .611 .509 .456 .436 .345 Thursday’s game Nikita Kucherov, TB Brayden Point, TB Nathan Mackinnon, Col Miro Heiskanen, Dal Mikko Rantanen, Col Josh Bailey, NYI Shea Theodore, Vgs John Klingberg, Dal Nazem Kadri, Col Brock Nelson, NYI Jamie Benn, Dal Elias Pettersson, Vcr J.T. Miller, Vcr Victor Hedman, TB Denis Gurianov, Dal Alexander Radulov, Dal 6 10 9 5 7 2 7 3 9 9 8 7 6 9 9 8 22 16 16 18 14 18 12 16 9 9 10 11 12 8 8 9 28 26 25 23 21 20 19 19 18 18 18 18 18 17 17 17 L.A. Lakers vs. Denver, 9 p.m. WEST Saturday’s game W L T Pct PF PA Denver vs. L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. – if necessary Arizona L.A. Rams Seattle San Francisco 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .500 54 57 73 51 35 36 55 37 x z Note: x – clinched playoff berth; – clinched division. Playoff berths this season based on winning percentage, with top 2 per division and 2 next-best records earning postseason advancemen­t. SOCCER AMERICAN CONFERENCE Wednesday’s results Wednesday’s results MLS Totals NY Yankees Toronto 30 1 5 1 0 10 200 140 032 —12 15 0 000 100 000 —1 5 0 Chicago White Sox at Cleveland N.Y. Yankees at Houston at Seattle Baltimore at Boston Detroit at Minnesota St. Louis at Kansas City L.A. Angels 5 San Diego 2 Philadelph­ia at Washington Texas at Arizona Milwaukee at Cincinnati Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Miami at Atlanta Tampa Bay at N.Y. Mets Oakland at L.A. Dodgers Colorado at San Francisco NORTH Toronto W L T Pct PF PA EASTERN CONFERENCE Baltimore Pittsburgh Cleveland Cincinnati 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 71 52 41 43 22 37 68 51 LOB—NEW York 4, Toronto 2. 2B—torres (8), Urshela (10), Higashioka (1). 3B— Hicks (2). Hr—biggio (7), off G.cole. Rbis—hicks 3 (17), Urshela 2 (29), Judge (21), Torres 2 (16), Gardner (15), Higashioka 2 (10), Biggio (25). Sb—hicks (3). Runners left in scoring position—new York 1 (Lemahieu); Toronto 1 (Hernandez). RISP—NEW York 8 for 11; Toronto 0 for 3. Runners moved up—biggio. Gidp—frazier, Gurriel Jr., Grichuk. DP—NEW York 2 (Urshela, Lemahieu, Voit; Lemahieu, Voit); Toronto 2 (Biggio, Panik, Guerrero Jr.; Bichette, Villar, Guerrero Jr.). GP W L T GF GA Pt Columbus Philadelph­ia Orlando Toronto New England New York City Montreal N.Y. Red Bulls Nashville Cincinnati Miami Atlanta D.C. Chicago 12 12 12 12 13 12 13 12 11 12 12 12 12 12 8 7 6 6 4 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 2 2 2 3 5 7 6 5 6 7 7 5 7 3 3 4 4 6 2 1 2 3 3 2 2 5 3 20 21 23 20 13 10 19 9 9 8 11 12 11 12 4 27 11 24 14 22 14 22 12 18 9 17 23 16 14 14 13 12 17 12 15 11 17 11 17 11 22 9 Tuesday’s results Toronto 1 Wednesday’s game not included EAST N.Y. Yankees 12 Minnesota 5 Detroit 4 (10 inn.) St. Louis 5 Kansas City 0 Houston 6 Seattle 1 Cleveland 5 Chicago White Sox 3 (10 inn.) Boston 8 Baltimore 3 W L T Pct PF PA TENNIS Buffalo New England Miami N.Y. Jets 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 .500 .000 .000 58 51 39 30 45 46 52 58 Tuesday’s results San Francisco 5 Colorado 2 Arizona 7 Texas 0 L.A. Angels 4 San Diego 2 Atlanta 11 Miami 1 Washington 5-8 Philadelph­ia 1-7 (DH) Milwaukee 3 Cincinnati 2 Pittsburgh 3 Chicago Cubs 2 N.Y. Mets 5 Tampa Bay 2 L.A. Dodgers 7 Oakland 2 ATP SOUTH Thursday’s games HAMBURG OPEN W L T Pct PF PA Chicago White Sox (Keuchel 6-2) at Cleveland (Plesac 4-2), 6:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Montgomery 2-2) at 6:37 p.m. Baltimore (Cobb 1-5) at Boston (Perez 34), 7:30 p.m. Detroit (Fulmer 0-2) at Kansas City (Bubic 1-6), 8:05 p.m. Houston (Javier 4-2) at Texas (Lynn 6-2), 8:05 p.m. At Hamburg, Germany Tennessee Indianapol­is Jacksonvil­le Houston 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 .500 .500 .000 49 48 57 36 44 38 53 67 SINGLES — ROUND OF 32 Toronto (Ryu 4-2), WESTERN CONFERENCE Stefanos Tsitsipas (2), Greece, def. Daniel Evans, Britain, 6-3, 6-1. Casper Ruud, Norway, def. Benoit Paire, France, 6-4, 2-0, ret. GP W L T GF GA Pt WEST Thursday’s games NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Seattle 11 Kansas City 12 Dallas 11 Minnesota 12 Portland 12 Colorado 12 Vancouver 12 L.A. Galaxy 11 Los Angeles FC 12 Houston 12 Salt Lake 12 San Jose 12 6 6 5 5 5 4 5 4 4 3 3 2 2 3 4 2 2 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 7 0 4 3 5 3 3 6 4 5 5 5 26 10 21 23 18 20 19 12 19 23 19 18 25 24 18 20 20 16 17 24 15 16 17 15 25 27 15 20 19 15 17 21 14 17 33 11 W L T Pct PF PA Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Oakland at L.A. Dodgers, 9:40 p.m. G.cole (W 7-3) Britton Ottavino 7 5 1 1 0 7 108 2.84 1 0 0 0 0 1 16 2.00 1 0 0 0 0 2 18 5.71 Las Vegas Kansas City L.A. Chargers Denver 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 68 57 36 35 54 40 36 42 SINGLES — ROUND OF 16 Roberto Bautista Agut (4), Spain, vs. Dominik Koepfer, Germany, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Andrey Rublev (5), Russia, def. Tommy Paul, U.S., 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. Alexander Bublik, Kazakhstan, def. 6-4, 6-2. Cristian Garin, Chile, def. Yannick Hanfmann, Germany, 6-2, 7-6 (3). Toronto IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Roark (L 2-3) Hatch Anderson Font Borucki 41/3 7 2 3 3 0 6 1 3 2 0 6 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 5 0 0 72 20 64 21 5 7.01 2.96 7.67 9.92 2.81 A.L. TEAM BATTING 2/3 WEEK 3 22/3 Thursday’s game BA SLG OBP R TB RBI N.L. TEAM BATTING Felix 2/3 2/3 Miami at Jacksonvil­le, 8:20 p.m. Boston Chicago Baltimore .266 .447 .328 258 850 247 .266 .463 .330 283 872 272 .253 .421 .318 246 776 236 Auger-aliassime, Montreal, BA SLG OBP R TB RBI Sunday’s games Inherited runners-scored—hatch 2-2, Font 1-0, Borucki 2-0. Hbp—roark (Lemahieu). Wp—roark. Umpires—home, Carlos Torres; First, Ryan Additon; Second, Jansen Visconti; Third, Paul Nauert. T — 3:29. New York .274 .456 .352 Atlanta .272 .494 .349 San Fran. .266 .449 .335 Washington .264 .433 .334 San Diego .258 .468 .337 Los Angeles .257 .477 .339 Philadelph­ia .256 .439 .344 Colorado .255 .404 .311 Miami .247 .389 .323 St. Louis .234 .374 .326 Arizona .233 .377 .303 Milwaukee .226 .399 .317 Chicago .223 .386 .319 Pittsburgh .214 .338 .279 Cincinnati .211 .404 .313 267 326 272 264 302 319 287 250 242 219 233 235 239 193 222 848 939 821 787 849 897 792 749 684 588 692 694 677 595 689 259 318 265 251 290 300 272 240 226 212 222 226 227 185 216 Houston at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Philadelph­ia, 1 p.m. Chicago at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Washington at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Las Vegas at New England, 1 p.m. L.A. Rams at Buffalo, 1 p.m. San Francisco at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Indianapol­is, 4:05 p.m. Carolina at L.A. Chargers, 4:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Denver, 4:25 p.m. Detroit at Arizona, 4:25 p.m. Dallas at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. Green Bay at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m. Toronto .251 .434 .322 264 802 253 Note: Wednesday’s results 3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie. New York .250 .460 .343 299 807 286 Los Angeles .247 .429 .334 278 807 269 Detroit .242 .401 .304 229 689 222 Minnesota .242 .430 .316 250 777 241 Kansas City .241 .391 .306 219 715 208 Houston .238 .404 .310 256 734 246 Tampa Bay .235 .424 .325 266 781 252 Cleveland .228 .370 .316 228 669 215 Seattle .225 .372 .310 231 658 223 Oakland .224 .394 .322 254 679 245 Texas .213 .355 .282 198 627 179 WTA New England 3 Montreal 1 Dallas at Atlanta Toronto at New York City Orlando at Kansas City Minnesota at Columbus Philadelph­ia at Cincinnati Houston at Chicago N.Y. Red Bulls at Miami D.C. at Nashville San Jose at Colorado L.A. Galaxy at Salt Lake Seattle at Portland Vancouver at Los Angeles FC STRASBOURG INTERNATIO­NAL At Strasbourg, France BLUE JAYS STATISTICS SINGLES — ROUND OF 16 BATTERS AB R H HR RBI AVG Jelena Ostapenko, Latvia, def. Kiki Bertens (3), Neth., 2-6, 6-4, 4-2, ret. Aryna Sabalenka (4), Belarus, vs. Anna Blinkova, Russia, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2. Katerina Siniakova, Czech Rep., def. Ekaterina Alexandrov­a (7), Russia, 6-2, 6-4. Nao Hibino, Japan, def. Zarina Diyas, Kazakhstan, 7-5, 6-3. Mckinney Kirk Hernandez Bichette Gurriel Jr. Tellez Davis Espinal Grichuk Guerrero Jr. Biggio Panik Shaw Fisher Alford Villar Jansen Drury Joseph Mcguire Vogelbach 3 1 17 4 175 31 107 16 193 24 113 20 18 2 60 10 197 31 200 27 204 35 108 16 146 15 31 5 16 3 55 3 106 14 46 3 8 2 41 2 4 0 2 7 53 32 56 32 5 16 52 50 50 26 34 7 3 10 17 7 1 3 0 0 1 16 5 10 8 1 0 10 7 7 1 5 1 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 32 19 30 23 4 6 30 28 25 7 14 7 3 4 16 1 2 1 0 .667 .412 .303 .299 .290 .283 .278 .267 .264 .250 .245 .241 .233 .226 .188 .182 .160 .152 .125 .073 .000 A.L. TEAM PITCHING N.L. TEAM PITCHING Monday’s game ERA SV INN H R ER Kansas City at Baltimore, 8:15 p.m. ERA SV INN H R ER Cleveland Minnesota Chicago Tampa Bay Oakland New York Houston Baltimore Kansas City 3.23 18 491.0 404 186 176 3.48 16 476.1 413 194 184 3.61 13 483.2 410 213 194 3.64 21 491.2 444 217 199 3.69 16 465.1 428 203 191 4.24 14 456.2 407 239 215 4.24 16 481.2 426 249 227 4.40 10 476.2 445 264 233 4.40 16 472.0 456 255 231 Saturday’s games Los Angeles 3.04 14 493.2 388 San Diego 3.80 12 480.1 421 Chicago 3.85 15 476.1 406 St. Louis 3.86 11 424.0 331 Cincinnati 3.90 9 468.0 373 Milwaukee 4.13 12 470.1 407 Atlanta 4.45 13 477.1 448 San Francisco4.71 13 466.1 422 New York 4.77 10 475.1 467 Miami 4.85 16 460.0 467 Pittsburgh 4.87 5 469.1 425 Arizona 4.88 12 477.1 466 Washington 5.04 10 462.2 498 Philadelph­ia 5.16 11 464.0 519 Colorado 5.46 15 478.1 515 195 220 214 206 230 240 256 269 274 279 285 274 275 293 313 167 203 204 182 203 216 236 244 252 248 254 259 259 266 290 TRANSACTIO­NS DOUBLES — QUARTERFIN­ALS Houston at Nashville, 3:30 p.m. Cincinnati at New York City, 7 p.m. Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara (3), Japan, def. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, and 6-4, 6-3. Sunday’s games MLB Sharon Fichman, Toronto, Montreal at N.Y. Red Bulls, 7 p.m. New England at D.C., 7 p.m. Miami at Philadelph­ia, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Salt Lake at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Orlando at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Kansas City at Colorado, 9 p.m. Portland at Vancouver, 10 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles F.C., 10:30 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Galaxy, 10:30 p.m. ATP-WTA AMERICAN LEAGUE BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled RHP Branden Kline from alternate training site. Placed RHP Evan Phillips on the 10-day IL. FRENCH OPEN QUALIFYING Toronto 4.78 14 479.2 479 296 255 Texas Los Angeles Seattle Detroit Boston 5.00 10 471.2 430 284 262 5.03 11 492.1 459 298 275 5.21 14 475.0 441 288 275 5.66 10 451.1 473 294 284 5.72 14 478.0 534 326 304 MEN’S SINGLES — 2ND ROUND NATIONAL LEAGUE Steven Diez, Toronto, def. Chris Eubanks, U.S., 6-2, 7-6(5). Sebastian Korda, U.S., def. 6-4, 6-4. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed OF Luis Basabe on 10-day IL. Recalled OF Steven Duggar from alternate training site Brayden Wednesday’s games not included Wednesday’s game not included Wednesday’s games not included Schnur, Pickering, Ont.,

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