BASEBALL

TWINS MINOR LEAGUE REPORT

ROCHESTER RED WINGS (CLASS AAA)

Scranton/WB (Yankees) 4, Rochester 2

Rochester 100 000 001 — 2 5 1

Scranton/WB 020 100 10X — 4 9 1

W: Haynes (2-1, 5.06); L: Rogers (9-11, 3.91); S: Acevedo (1). Highlights: Kennys Vargas went 2-for-4 with a homer; starter Taylor Rogers scattered eight hits in 6⅔ innings, walking one and striking out nine.

CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTS (CLASS AA)

Chattanooga at Pensacola (Reds), ppd., rain

FORT MYERS MIRACLE (CLASS A)

Jupiter (Marlins) 4, Fort Myers 1

Jupiter 010 300 000 — 4 6 1

Fort Myers 000 000 010 — 1 6 3

W: Adames (5-4, 3.86); L: Gonsalves (6-2, 2.49); S: Araujo (1). Highlights: Logan Wade went 2-for-4; starter Stephen Gonsalves lasted just four innings, giving up six hits and three earned runs.

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS (CLASS A)

Clinton (Mariners) 11, Cedar Rapids 7

Cedar Rapids 002 010 031 — 0 0 0

Clinton 001 280 00X — 0 0 0

W: Herb (5-8, 4.98); L: LeBlanc (8-5, 2.99). Highlights: T.J. White went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI; Randy LeBlanc pitched four innings, giving up six hits and seven earned runs.

ELIZABETHTON TWINS (ROOKIE)

Elizabethton 8, Pulaski (Yankees) 6

Elizabethton 031 400 000 — 8 14 1

Pulaski 020 030 010 — 6 11 0

W: Nordgren (1-2, 2.35); L: Almengo (2-1, 2.45); S: Lo (7). Highlights: Jermaine Palacios went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI; reliever Kuo Hua Lo struck out three in 1⅓ innings to earn his seventh save.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

NORTH W L Pct. GB

z-Saints 64 22 .744 —

Winnipeg 40 46 .465 24

Fargo-Moorhead 35 51 .407 29

Sioux Falls 32 54 .372 32

CENTRAL W L Pct. GB

Sioux City 64 22 .744 —

Kansas City 43 41 .512 20

Gary 41 45 .477 23

Lincoln 31 55 .360 33

SOUTH W L Pct. GB

Wichita 52 34 .605 —

Laredo 46 40 .535 6

Joplin 45 41 .523 7

Amarillo 40 45 .471 11½

Grand Prairie 28 58 .326 24

Key: z-clinched playoff spot

RESULTS SUNDAY

Sioux Falls 10, Saints 3

Amarillo 12, Grand Prairie 2

Fargo-Moorhead 12, Gary 3

Joplin 6, Kansas City 5

Laredo 7, Wichita 6

Ottawa 7, Winnipeg 6

Sioux City 3, Lincoln 2

RESULTS SATURDAY

Sioux Falls 6, Saints 0

Amarillo 6, Grand Prairie 5, 11 inn.

Gary 12, Fargo-Moorhead 7

Joplin 8, Kansas City 1

Sioux City 11, Lincoln 3

Wichita 7, Laredo 5

Winnipeg 5, Ottawa 0

LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES

ELIMINATION ROUND

Sunday • Williamsport, Pa.

G13: Venezuela 7, Uganda 0

G14: Texas 8, Califronia 4

G15: Japan 3, Mexico 1

G16: Pennsylvania 9, South Carolina 8

Games Monday

Consolation

Dominican Rep. vs. Portland, 11 am

G17: Mexico vs. Sydney, 1 pm

G18: South Carolina vs. Bowling Green, 3 pm

G19: Uganda vs. Taiwan, 5 pm

G20: California vs. Rhode Island, 7pm

BASKETBALL

wnba

WESTERN W L Pct GB

x-Lynx 19 9 .679 —

Phoenix 16 11 .593 2½

Tulsa 13 14 .481 51/2

Los Angeles 10 17 .370 8½

Seattle 7 20 .259 11½

San Antonio 7 21 .250 12

EASTERN W L Pct GB

New York 18 8 .692 —

Indiana 17 9 .654 1

Chicago 17 11 .607 2

Washington 15 11 .577 3

Connecticut 12 14 .462 6

Atlanta 10 16 .385 8

Note: x-clinched playoff spot

RESULTS SUNDAY

Phoenix 79, Lynx 67

Atlanta 102, Connecticut 92

Chicago 66, Washington 64

Indiana 80, New York 79

Los Angeles 90, San Antonio 59

GAME MONDAY

No games scheduled

game tuesday

Connecticut at Atlanta, 10:30 am

golf

ACES

Note: Golf courses should report aces to the Star Tribune by fax at (612) 673-7774. Faxes must include the following: Golfer's name and hometown, hole number and length, course name and club used.

• Michael Basic, Minnetonka, on the 140-yard No. 16, at Timber Creek C.G., using a 5-wood.

• Tim Boettcher, Hastings, on the 113-yard No. 5, at Eagle Valley G.C., using a gap wedge.

• Mark Bullert, White Bear Lake, on the 198-yard No. 11, at Tannersbrook G.C., using a 20° Hybrid.

• Steve Bonello, 168-yard No. 5 at Bluff Creek G.C., using a 5-iron.

• Kendra Eckman, New Brighton, No. 17 at The Links at Northfork, using a 7-iron.

• Tommy Farmington, Chaska, 157-yard No. 2 at ShadowBrooke G.C., using a 8-iron.

• Bill Fritsinger, 140-yard No. 5 at Majestic Oaks G.C., using a 7-iron.

• Steve Gables, Coon Rapids, 146-yard No. 3 West at Bunker Hills G.C., using a 9-iron.

• Melissa Genereux, Brooklyn Park, 93-yard No. 8 at Travelers C.C., using a 7-iron.

• Lori Hall, Orono, on the 112-yard No. 11, at Burl Oaks GC, using a 8-iron.

• Theo Hokanson, Golden Valley, 199-yard No. 4 at Theodore Wirth G.C., using a 5-iron.

• Durell Johnson, 166-yard No. 8 at Troy Burne G.C., using a 6-iron.

• Lott Navandy, Eagan, on the 144-yard No. 13, at Shamrock G.C., using a 6-iron.

• Brad Nugent, Minnetonka, 163-yard No. 5 at Golden Valley G.C., using a 8-iron.

• Dan Super, New Hope, 146-yard No. 2 at Purple Hawk G.C., using a 5-iron.

• Henry Teichroew, Windom, 152-yard No. 12 at Daytona G.C., using a 7-iron.

• Rick Triviski, New Brighton, 90-yard No. 7 at Brightwood Hills G.C., using a 60° wedge.

SOCCER

MLS

EASTERN W L T Pts GF GA

D.C. United 13 9 5 44 35 31

New York 11 6 6 39 38 25

Columbus 10 8 8 38 43 43

Toronto FC 10 10 4 34 42 41

New England 9 9 7 34 34 36

Montreal 8 10 4 28 29 32

New York City FC 7 12 7 28 37 44

Orlando City 7 12 7 28 32 46

Philadelphia 7 13 6 27 33 43

Chicago 6 13 5 23 27 35

WESTERN W L T Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 13 7 7 46 49 32

Vancouver 14 9 3 45 38 26

Sporting KC 11 6 7 40 39 33

Portland 11 8 7 40 28 30

FC Dallas 11 8 5 38 33 30

Seattle 11 13 2 35 30 29

San Jose 10 10 5 35 31 29

Houston 8 9 8 32 32 32

Real Salt Lake 8 10 8 32 29 38

Colorado 6 9 9 27 21 25

Note: Three points for win, one for tie.

RESULT SUNDAY

Los Angeles 5, New York City FC 1

RESULTS SATURDAY

Colorado 1, Chicago 0

Columbus 3, Sporting Kansas City 2

Philadelphia 1, Montreal 0

San Jose 2, D.C. United 0

Toronto FC 5, Orlando City 0

GAMES WEDNESDAY

New York at Chicago, 7:30 pm

Houston at Colorado, 8 pm

NASL

W D L GF GA Pts

New York 9 8 1 32 18 35

Ottawa FC 8 6 4 22 16 30

Minn. United FC 7 8 4 35 28 29

Tampa Bay 7 5 7 24 27 26

Ft. Lauderdale 6 6 7 27 26 24

FC Edmonton 6 6 8 31 32 24

Atlanta 5 8 7 22 26 23

Carolina 5 7 7 26 28 22

Indy 5 7 7 23 27 22

Jacksonville 6 4 9 25 32 22

San Antonio 5 5 8 26 33 20

RESULT SUNDAY

Fort Lauderdale 2, FC Edmonton 0

RESULTS SATURDAY

Minn. United FC 3, Tampa Bay 1

Indy 2, Atlanta 0

New York 3, Carolina 1

GAME WEDNESDAY

New York at Ottawa, 6 pm

COLLEGE • WOMEN

UPPER MIDWEST

Gophers 0, Kansas 0

South Dakota St. 2, Wis.-Green Bay 1

Wisconsin 2, North Dakota St. 1, OT

tennis

pro men

WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN

Final • Mason, Ohio

• Roger Federer (2), def. Novak Djokovic (1), 7-6 (1), 6-3

pro • women

WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN

Final • Mason, Ohio

• Serena Williams (1) def. Simona Halep (3), 6-3, 7-6 (5

HIGH SCHOOLS

METRO FOOTBALL • TODAY

RESCHEDULED FROM SATURDAY

• Belle Plaine at Norwood YA, 7 pm

• Breck at Providence Academy, 7 pm

• Brooklyn Center at Fridley, 6 pm (resumed in the 2nd quarter, Fridley leading 13-0)

• Henry Sibley at Hastings, 1 pm

• New Life at St. Croix Lutheran, 4:30 pm (Resumed in the third quarter, SCL leading 14-0).

• SP Central vs. SP Johnson, (at Bakken), 7 pm

• West Lutheran at Alden-Conger, 6 pm

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

Baltimore: Sent 1B Steve Pearce to Bowie (EL) for a rehab assignment.

Boston: Optioned RHP Matt Barnes to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Jonathan Aro from Pawtucket.

Houston: Optioned OF Preston Tucker to Fresno (PCL). Recalled RHP Lance McCullers from Corpus Christi (TL).

Los Angeles: Optioned RHP Nick Tropeano to Salt Lake (PCL). Assigned 3B Conor Gillaspie outright to Salt Lake. Recalled OF Grant Green from Salt Lake.

Seattle: Designated RHP Fernando Rodney for assignment. Optioned RHP Danny Farquhar to Tacoma (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Logan Kensing from Tacoma. Recalled LHP Roenis Elias from Tacoma.

Texas: Placed INF Adam Rosales on unconditional release waivers.

National League

Arizona: Optioned LHP Keith Hessler to Reno (PCL). Recalled LHP Matt Reynolds from Reno.

Cincinnati: Placed LHP Manny Parra on the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Donn Roach for assignment. Recalled RHP Collin Balester from Louisville (IL).

Pittsburgh: Placed 1B/OF Travis Ishikawa on the 15-day DL. Reinstated INF Jordy Mercer from the 15-day DL.

Washington: Agreed to terms with 3B Scott Sizemore on a minor league contract.

FOOTBALL

NFL

Detroit: Activated OT LaAdrian Waddle and DE Jason Jones from the PUP list. Signed TE Deon Butler, LB Justin Cherocci and DE Erik Williams. Released WR Jarred Haggins and S Taylor Mays.

HOCKEY

NHL

Los Angeles: Agreed to terms with D Christian Ehrhoff on a one-year contract.

TODAY'S LINE

MLB

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

MONDAY

American League

NEW YORK -140/+130 Houston

KANSAS CITY -123/+113 Baltimore

CHICAGO -130/+120 Boston

SEATTLE -158/+148 Oakland

National League

New York -190/+175 PHILADELPHIA

ATLANTA -120/+110 Colorado

Pittsburgh -136/+126 MIAMI

St. Louis -118/+108 ARIZONA

Interleague

CINCINNATI -123/+113 Detroit

CHI. CUBS -126/+116 Cleveland

NFL Preseason

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

MONDAY

TAMPA BAY 2 (40) Cincinnati

Note: Home teams in CAPS.