• Jonas Brodin, Farjestads (Sweden): Defenseman skates magnificently, retrieves pucks quickly and counters instantly. Eight assists, plus-8 in 46 games and won world juniors with Sweden.
• Brett Bulmer, Kelowna (WHL): Physical, fast and plays with a mean streak. He ranks second on the team with 51 points despite missing 19 games. Has 29 goals and 14 multi-point games and played nine games for the Wild to start the season.
• Charlie Coyle, Saint John (QMJHL): Big, physical, versatile power forward left Boston University after the world junior championships and has 12 goals and 24 points in 16 games. He is plus-15.
• Mikael Granlund, IFK-Helsinki (Finland): Dazzling playmaker and point-getter, he is third in Finnish Elite League with 51 points in 45 games, tied for fifth with 20 goals and 31 assists and is fifth with a plus-20.
• Johan Larsson, Brynas (Sweden): Captain of Sweden's world junior team, he plays in every situation. He ranks third on his team with 35 points in 46 games.
• Zack Phillips, Saint John (QMJHL): Very skilled forward is eighth in the Q with 76 points in 54 games. His 48 assists rank sixth. He had a league-leading 22-game point streak end on Dec. 4 (13 goals, 41 points).
• Jason Zucker, Denver University (WCHA): Aggressive, relentless speedster ranks second on the Pioneers and 15th in the nation with 39 points in 29 games. He is tied for 12th in the nation with 19 goals.
|Pittsburgh - LP: F. Liriano||0||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto||4|
|Tampa Bay - LP: J. Odorizzi||0||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: M. Gonzalez||3|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Hammel||0||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Tanaka||3|
|St. Louis - LP: J. Kelly||1||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: W. Peralta||5|
|NY Mets - WP: D. Gee||5||FINAL|
|Arizona - LP: B. McCarthy||2|
|Atlanta||0||Top 1st Inning|
|Chicago Cubs||0||Top 1st Inning|
|Cleveland||0||Top 1st Inning|
|Washington||0||Bottom 1st Inning|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez||7:05 PM|
|Texas - Y. Darvish|
|Boston - C. Buchholz||7:10 PM|
|Chicago WSox - J. Danks|
|Kansas City - J. Guthrie||7:10 PM|
|Houston - D. Keuchel|
|Oakland - T. Milone||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - T. Skaggs|
|Colorado - J. De La Rosa||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - A. Cashner|
|Los Angeles - P. Maholm||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - R. Vogelsong|
|Chicago||6||1st Qtr 9:41|
|Indiana||0||1st Qtr 11:22|
|LA Lakers||7:00 PM|
|Golden State||9:30 PM|
|LA Clippers||9:30 PM|
|Montreal||0||1st Prd 18:24|
|Red Bull New York|