Major League Baseball

National League

East Division

W L Pct GB Atlanta 29 21 .580 _ Miami 25 22 .532 2½ Philadelphia 24 24 .500 4 New York 22 27 .449 6½ Washington 18 29 .383 9½

Central Division

W L Pct GB Chicago 30 20 .600 _ Cincinnati 25 26 .490 5½ St. Louis 22 23 .489 5½ Milwaukee 23 26 .469 6½ Pittsburgh 14 34 .292 15

West Division

W L Pct GB z-Los Angeles 35 15 .700 _ San Diego 32 19 .627 3½ San Francisco 24 24 .500 10 Colorado 22 26 .458 12 Arizona 19 31 .380 16 z-clinched playoff berth

Wednesday’s Games

Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2, 10 innings Oakland 3, Colorado 1 St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 2, 7 innings, 1st game L.A. Dodgers 7, San Diego 5 Cincinnati 1, Pittsburgh 0 Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 0, 7 innings, 2nd game Baltimore 5, Atlanta 1 Miami 8, Boston 4 N.Y. Mets 5, Philadelphia 4 Chicago Cubs 3, Cleveland 2, 10 innings Arizona 9, L.A. Angels 6 San Francisco 9, Seattle 3, 1st game San Francisco at Seattle, ppd., 2nd game

Thursday’s Games

Boston (Eovaldi 2-2) at Miami (Ureña 0-1), 1:10 p.m. Arizona (Young 2-3) at L.A. Angels (Canning 0-3), 4:10 p.m. San Francisco (Anderson 2-3) at Seattle (Margevicius 1-3), 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Lugo 2-3) at Philadelphia (Nola 5-3), 7:05 p.m. St. Louis (Hudson 3-2) at Pittsburgh (Brault 0-3), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Urías 3-0) at Colorado (Freeland 2-1), 8:40 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Philadelphia at Toronto, 4:05 p.m., 1st game St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 4:05 p.m., 1st game Washington at Miami, 5:10 p.m., 1st game Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game Toronto at Philadelphia, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game Arizona at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Kansas City at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago Cubs, 8:15 p.m. Washington at Miami, 8:40 p.m., 2nd game San Diego at Seattle, 9:40 p.m. San Francisco at Oakland, 9:40 p.m.

American League

East Division

W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 31 18 .633 _ New York 28 21 .571 3 Toronto 26 22 .542 4½ Baltimore 22 27 .449 9 Boston 18 32 .360 13½

Central Division

W L Pct GB Chicago 32 17 .653 _ Minnesota 31 20 .608 2 Cleveland 26 23 .531 6 Detroit 21 27 .438 10½ Kansas City 21 29 .420 11½

West Division

W L Pct GB Oakland 31 19 .620 _ Houston 24 25 .490 6½ Seattle 22 27 .449 8½ Los Angeles 20 30 .400 11 Texas 18 31 .367 12½

Wednesday’s Games

Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2, 10 innings Oakland 3, Colorado 1 Kansas City 4, Detroit 0 N.Y. Yankees 13, Toronto 2 Baltimore 5, Atlanta 1 Miami 8, Boston 4 Texas 1, Houston 0 Minnesota 5, Chicago White Sox 1 Chicago Cubs 3, Cleveland 2, 10 innings Arizona 9, L.A. Angels 6 San Francisco 9, Seattle 3, 1st game San Francisco at Seattle, ppd., 2nd game

Thursday’s Games

Boston (Eovaldi 2-2) at Miami (Ureña 0-1), 1:10 p.m. Minnesota (Maeda 5-1) at Chicago White Sox (TBD), 2:10 p.m. Arizona (Young 2-3) at L.A. Angels (Canning 0-3), 4:10 p.m. San Francisco (Anderson 2-3) at Seattle (Margevicius 1-3), 4:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Snell 4-1) at Baltimore (Kremer 1-0), 4:35 p.m., 1st game Toronto (Anderson 0-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 2-2), 7:05 p.m. Cleveland (Bieber 7-1) at Detroit (Mize 0-1), 7:10 p.m. Texas (Lyles 1-4) at Houston (Valdez 3-3), 7:10 p.m. Baltimore (TBD) at Tampa Bay (TBD), 7:35 p.m., 2nd game

Friday’s Games

Philadelphia at Toronto, 4:05 p.m., 1st game Chicago White Sox at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:35 p.m. Toronto at Philadelphia, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game Arizona at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Kansas City at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago Cubs, 8:15 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 9:10 p.m. San Diego at Seattle, 9:40 p.m. San Francisco at Oakland, 9:40 p.m.

National Basketball Association

Playoff glance

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7)

x-if necessary

Eastern Conference

Miami 1, Boston 0 Tuesday, Sept. 15: Miami 117, Boston 114, OT Thursday, Sept. 17: Miami vs. Boston, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19: Boston vs. Miami, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21: Boston vs. Miami, TBD x-Wednesday, Sept. 23: Miami vs. Boston, TBD x-Friday, Sept. 25: Boston vs. Miami, TBD x-Sunday, Sept. 27: Miami vs. Boston, TBD

Western Conference

L.A. Lakers vs. Denver Friday, Sept. 18: Denver vs. L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20: L.A. Lakers vs. Denver, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22: Denver vs. L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24: L.A. Lakers vs. Denver, 9 p.m. x-Saturday, Sept. 26: Denver vs. L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. x-Monday, Sept. 28: L.A. Lakers vs. Denver, TBD x-Wednesday, Sept. 30: Denver vs. L.A. Lakers, TBD

NBA FINALS

(Best-of-7)

x-if necessary

Teams/Dates & Times TBD

WNBA

Playoff glance

SINGLE ELIMINATION GAMES Tuesday, September 15: Connecticut 94, Chicago 81 Tuesday, September 15: Phoenix 85, Washington 84 Thursday, September 17: Phoenix at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Thursday, September 17: Connecticut at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

National Hockey League

Playoff glance

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Tampa Bay 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Monday, September 7: Tampa Bay 8, N.Y. Islanders 2 Wednesday, September 9: Tampa Bay 2, N.Y. Islanders 1 Friday, September 11: N.Y. Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 3 Sunday, September 13: Tampa Bay 4, N.Y. Islanders 1 Tuesday, September 15: N.Y. Islanders 2, Tampa Bay 1, 2OT x-Thursday, September 17: Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, 8 p.m. x-Saturday, September 19: N.Y. Islanders at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Dallas 4, Vegas 1 Sunday, September 6: Dallas 1, Vegas 0 Tuesday, September 8: Vegas 3, Dallas 0 Thursday, September 10: Dallas 3, Vegas 2, OT Saturday, September 12: Dallas 2, Vegas 1 Monday, September 14: Dallas 3, Vegas 2, OT

Transactions

BASEBALL MLB — Suspended St. Louis manager Mike Shildt for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for actions that contributed to inciting the benches-clearing incident during a Sept. 15 game against Milwaukee. American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated RHP Lance McCullers from 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Cionel Perez to alternate training site. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled INF Erick Mejia and RHP Scott Blewett from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Jakob Junis to alternate training site. Placed RHP Matt Harvey on the 10-day IL. LOS ANGELES ANGELA — Recalled LHP Patrick Sandoval from alternate training site. Optioned INF Matt Thaiss to alternate training site. MINNESOTA TWINS — Activated C Alex Avila abd RHP Jake Odorizzi fron 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Randy Dobnak and 2B Travis Blankenhorn to alternate training site. NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned INF Thairo Estrada to alternate training site. Activated OF Aaron Judge from the 10-day IL. Signed C Wynston Sawyer to a major league contract and optioned to alternate training site. Transferred LHP James Paxton from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. SEATTLE MARINERS — Reinstated INF J.P. Crawford from the bereavement list. Optioned INF Donovan Walton to alternate training site and will remain on the taxi squad. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Activated OF Teoscar Hernandez from 10-day IL. Recalled RHPs Hector Perez and Jacob Waguespack from alternate training site. Placed OF Derek Fisher and RHP Ken Giles on 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Anthony Kay to alternate training site. National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Activated LHP Cole Hamels from the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Jasseel De La Cruz to alternate training site. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Recalled RHP Josh Sborz and INF/OF Zach McKinstry from alternate training site. Placed LHP Caleb Ferguson on the IL. Placed OF Joc Pederson on the family medical emergency list. Activated RHP Joe Kelly. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Placed RHP Josh Lindblom on the bereavement list. Recalled LHP Eric Lauer and RHP Justin Topa from alternate training site. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Recalled RHP Connor Brogdon and OF Mickey Moniak from alternate training site. Placed RHP Jake Arrieta and OF Kyle Garlick on the 10-day IL. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Activated RHP Johan Oviedo from the IL. Recalled INF Max Schrock and RHP Junion Fernandez from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Nabil Crismatt and OF Lane Thomas to alternate training site. Designated LHP Rob Kaminsky for assignment. Named OF Justin Williams 29th man for today’s doubleheader. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Optioned OF Abraham Almonte to alternate training site. Activated C Francisco Mejia from the 10-day IL. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed CB Jalen Davis to the practice squad. ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed WR Laquon Treadwell to the practice squad. CHICAGO BEARS — Placed K Cairo Santos on the active roster. Waived TE Eric Saubert. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed CB Torry McTyer to the practice squad. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed LB Montrel Meander on the active roster. Waived/injured T Alex Taylor. DENVER BRONCOS — Placed CD De’Vante Bausby on the active roster. Signed OLB Isaiah Irving to the practice squad.

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