Chicago Sun-Times : 2020-08-26

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40 | Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | The Hardest-Working Paper in America | BY THE NUMBERS THE ODDS ON THE AIR TODAY BY PREGAME.COM MLB ESPN2 NBCSCH/720-AM/1200-AM ESPN MSN/670-AM ESPN ESPN2 Wednesday National League LINE UNDERDOG FAVORITE LINE at Washington at New York Cincinnati at Arizona Los Angeles -111 -250 -131 -112 -240 Philadelph­ia Miami at Milwaukee Colorado at San Francisco +101 +220 +121 +102 +220 American League LINE UNDERDOG FAVORITE LINE at Toronto at Tampa Bay Minnesota Oakland OFF OFF -132 -155 Boston Baltimore at Cleveland at Texas OFF OFF +122 +145 Interleagu­e LINE UNDERDOG -220 Pittsburgh -149 at Detroit FAVORITE at Chicago WS Chicago Cubs LINE +200 +139 FOOTBALL at Atlanta at St. Louis at San Diego -112 -170 -220 NY Yankees Kansas City Seattle +102 +158 +200 1:30 a.m. (Thu.) AFL: Essendon at Hawthorn 4 a.m. (Thu.) AFL: West Coast at Richmond FS1 FS2 NBA TGC TGC Wednesday LINE O/U FAVORITE UNDERDOG Milwaukee Houston LA Lakers 14 3½ 13½ (227) (225½) (221½) Orlando Oklahoma City Portland NBCSN NBCSN NBCSN Thursday LINE O/U FAVORITE UNDERDOG Toronto 2 (216½) Boston HORSE RACING NHL FS2 Wednesday LINE UNDERDOG FAVORITE LINE Philadelph­ia Colorado -110 -140 NY Islanders Dallas +100 +130 NBCSN DEALS FS2 BASEBALL ESPN2 TENNIS TENNIS American League CHICAGO CUBS — Activated RHP Tyler Chatwood and LHP Jose Quintana from the 10-day IL. BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Wade LeBlanc on the 60-day IL. Recalled LHP Keegan Akin from alternate training site. HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled RHP 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 outright to alternate training site. TEXAS RANGERS — Released C Blake Swihart. 7th 1 Just Crowned 2 The Kop 3 McKinley 8th 4 Forever Jesse 9 Lady’s Image 8 Tootie 9th 1 Max Play 5 Cat’s Crisis 6 Friggun Fast 10th 4 Sweet Swan Of All 1 Romeo 6 T Barrr 11th 2 One Through Ten 8 Rycroft N 1 Aloneinspa­des 12th 1 Baker Rocks 9 Relentless Again 7 Miss Berniece 13th 7 Take It Back Terry 1 Rocken Camnation 4 Anoche 14th 7 Mitch Mitchell 4 Skyway Artistic 3 Secret Mach 15th 4 One Rock 1 Zip Zip Will 9 Hit It Maestro 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 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. Humberto Pete Guerriero. Sean Gilmartin HOCKEY WEDNESDAY’S HOOSIER PARK PICKS National League CHICAGO CUBS — Optioned OF Ian Miller to alternate training site. Activated RHP Tyler Chatwood from the 10-day IL. 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. Post time 5:30 p.m. 1st 2 Wild Jailhouse 6 Pilgrims Image 4 Don’t Bea Jailbird 2nd 5 Cuzberttol­dmeso 6 Riggins Art 1 Roland Ontheriver 3rd 2 Its Rockin Randy 10 El’s Disco Johnny 9 Rockin Era 4th 1 Image Cruisingaw­ay 5 Beach Passage 6 Eternal Bliss 5th 7 Pretzel Party 6 La Nancio 5 Er Sophia 6th 5 Dum Luk Mooss 3 Rigged Account 4 Go Randy Go 7th 2 No Lingering 3 Swanofagun 6 Outback jack 8th 1 Bridge To Success 4 Graceful Amy 7 Limitless Winner 9th 5 Dojea Gigi 6 Alwaysrock­withroll 7 Mywishlist­foryou 10th 1 Simply Southern 2 Jessie’s Swan 3 Abc Show Time 11th 5 Topville Cruiser 10 Malcom 3 Powerbet 12th 8 Monarch 7 All The Truth 2 King Felix 13th 6 Pink Tulip 7 Swan Beauty 3 Tjz First Lady 14th 5 Checkpoint Chatter 9 Time To Imagine 2 Messin With Melesa ATLANTA BRAVES — Selected the contract of RHP Ian Anderson from alternate training site. Activated OF Ronald Acuna Jr. and OF Nick Markakis from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Touki Toussaint and C Alex Jackson to alternate training site. 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. 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. HARNESS RACING BY PETER GALASSI Wager at home with Wager.ClubHawtho­ WEDNESDAY’S NORTHFIELD PARK PICKS FOOTBALL Post time 5 p.m. 1st 6 Captain Royalty 3 That Magic Feeling 4 Friendly Confines 2nd 4 McAir 7 Chazmatazz­z 1 Bettor’s Choice 3rd 3 Suzy Star 4 Retirement Income 2 Justtheway­uare AS 4th 5 Luminosity 1 Stirling Boudica 9 Bloostocks­halltab 5th 1 Casino Director 2 Maradona 3 Bloomin Genius 6th 7 Spend That Money 3 Heza Peter 1 Van Vlek National Football League CHICAGO BEARS — Signed K Cairo Santos and WR Alex Wesley. Placed TE Darion Clark on IR. Released WR Trevor Davis. 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. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Claimed DE Curtis Weaver off waivers from the Miami Dolphins and placed S Grant Delpit on IR. BASEBALL 4:25 a.m. KBO: LG at Samsung 1:10 p.m. MLB: Pirates at White Sox 6 p.m. MLB: Yankees at Braves 6:10 p.m. MLB: Cubs at Tigers 9 p.m. MLB: Dodgers at Giants 4:25 a.m. (Thu.) KBO: Kiwoom at Lotte 3 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m. BASKETBALL NBA Eastern First Round: Magic vs. Bucks, Game 5 NBA Western First Round: Thunder vs. Rockets, Game 5 WNBA: Mystics vs. Dream WNBA: Sparks vs. Lynx NBA Western First Round: WNBA: Sun vs. Mercury Trail Blazers vs. Lakers, Game 5 NBA TNT ESPN2 CBSSN TNT CBSSN 2 p.m. 5 p.m. GOLF PGA Tour: The BMW Championsh­ip Charity Event PGA Tour Champions: The Charles Schwab Series, Final 2 p.m. 7 p.m. 9:30 p.m. HOCKEY Stanley Cup Second Round: Islanders vs. Flyers, Game 2 Stanley Cup Second Round: Lightning vs. Bruins, Game 3 Stanley Cup Second Round: Avalanche vs. Stars, Game 3 Noon NYRA: Saratoga Live, Saratoga Race Course 12:30 a.m. (Thu.) Premiershi­p: RUGBY Bath at Northampto­n (delay) 6:45 p.m. SOCCER Canadian Premier: Island Games: Wanderers vs. Edmonton 10 a.m. Noon 6 p.m. TENNIS ATP/WTA: The Western and Southern Open ATP/WTA: The Western and Southern Open ATP/WTA: The Western and Southern Open

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