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April 19, 2015 - 3:56pm
1 min 25 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Nashville forward Mike Fisher has been ruled out for Game 3 of the Predators' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Fisher made the trip to Chicago, but was inactive for Sunday's game at the United Center. The Predators say he is day to day.

The 34-year-old center left Game 1 on Wednesday night with a lower-body injury, and then missed Nashville's 6-2 victory on Friday night.

The Predators also...

April 19, 2015 - 3:56pm
1 min 25 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Jonny Gomes drove in four runs to back Shelby Miller, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Sunday.

Gomes hit a three-run double in the first off rookie Daniel Norris (1-1) and added a sacrifice fly in the third as the Braves took two of three from Toronto

Miller (2-0), who pitched a three-hit shutout against Toronto for St. Louis last season, kept the Blue Jays scoreless before Russell Martin's two-out, two-run double...

April 19, 2015 - 3:53pm
1 min 25 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)63.667
Binghamton (Mets)64.600½
Trenton (Yankees)64.600½
New Britain (Rockies)55.500
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)55.500...
April 19, 2015 - 3:48pm
1 min 25 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)53.625
Binghamton (Mets)64.600
Trenton (Yankees)64.600
New Britain (Rockies)55.5001
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)55.5001...
April 19, 2015 - 3:42pm
1 min 25 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant was pleased to rebound from his first major league error with a good day at the plate and a Chicago Cubs' win.

Bryant misplayed a leadoff grounder, then got a standing ovation for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday in a 7-6, 11-inning win over the San Diego Padres.

"The tone wasn't really set with me making an error," he said Sunday. "We came back from it. I kind of let that go. It's part of the...

April 19, 2015 - 3:41pm
1 min 25 sec ago

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A University of Florida redshirt freshman football player faces charges after a robbery at a Gainesville apartment.

Gainesville Police say Jerald Christopher "J.C." Jackson of Immokalee entered an acquaintance's apartment Saturday with two men.

Police say Jackson left but the others stayed. One allegedly pulled out a gun, and police say they took two video game consoles and $382 from the apartment's three residents....

April 19, 2015 - 3:35pm
1 min 25 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Pawtucket (Red Sox)73.700
Buffalo (Blue Jays)63.667½
Rochester (Twins)54.556
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)56.455
Syracuse (Nationals)47.364...
April 19, 2015 - 3:34pm
1 min 25 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
Wednesday, April 15

Montreal 4, Ottawa 3

N.Y. Islanders 4, Washington 1

Chicago 4, Nashville 3, 2OT

Calgary 2, Vancouver 1

Thursday, April 16

N.Y. Rangers 2,...

April 19, 2015 - 3:33pm
1 min 25 sec ago

DALLAS (AP) — Court documents in Texas show that Angels slugger Josh Hamilton is in the process of getting divorced from his wife Katie.

The Dallas Morning News reports (http://bit.ly/1beOnj7 ) the divorce petition was filed in February in Tarrant County, where Hamilton played five seasons with the Texas Rangers.

The petition doesn't detail the couple's problems, but it cites conflict between them as a reason for the divorce. Hamilton has a long...

April 19, 2015 - 3:32pm
1 min 25 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Montreal 2, Ottawa 0

Wednesday, April 15: Montreal 4, Ottawa 3

Friday, April 17: Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT

Sunday, April 19: Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22: Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

x-Friday,...

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