Last Update on April 19, 2014 22:33 GMT
UNDATED (AP) -- Lance Lynn of the Cardinals and Mark Buehrle (BUR'-lee) of the Blue Jays have upped their records to 4-0. Lynn went 5 2/3 innings, allowing five hits as he upped his record in a 4-3 win over Washington. At the same time Buehrle allowed four hits in seven innings as the Jays beat the Indians 5-0. His earned run average is now just 0.64. For the Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro led the attack with three runs batted in while Cards' catcher Tony Cruz had two RBIs. St. Louis has won nine of the last 10 games played between the clubs.
In other afternoon play the Tigers beat the Angels 5-2 in a game played in Detroit. Max Scherzer was the winner and the Cy Young Award winner upped his record to 2-1 by striking out nine in seven innings. The loss was absorbed by starter C.J. Wilson. The win by the Tigers was their first in 11 games with the Angels.
In Boston the Red Sox got the better of the Orioles 4-2 as Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera's suicide squeeze. David Ortiz had a solo homer and two hits for the World Series champion Red Sox, who have won three of four.
The Royals won their fifth straight with a 5-4 win over the twins. Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Royals bullpen took over, shutting down the Twins the rest of the way. The Royals improved to 9-0 when scoring at least four runs this season. They're 0-7 when they score three runs or fewer.
At Wrigley Field Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Cubs beat the Reds 8-4. Since scoring four times last Sunday in St. Louis, the Cubs had managed just one run before beating the Reds. Cincinnati had won 16 of the last 17 at Wrigley Field.
UNDATED (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets won the opening game of their best of seven NBA playoff series with Toronto, 94-87. Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points in the win and Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter. Shaun Livingston scored 10 points and Kevin Garnett had five as the Nets won despite making just 4 of 24 3-pointers.
Game 2 takes place Tuesday night in Toronto.
UNDATED (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues have taken a 2-0 lead in their best of seven Stanley Cup playoff series with defending champion Chicago. The Blues took the second game 4-3 in overtime, just two days they beat the `Hawks in overtime as well. Barrett Jackman scored the winning goal for the Blues.
On tonight's NHL playoff schedule it's Game 2 for the Penguins and Blue Jackets. Home-standing Pittsburgh won the opening game with a 4-3 decision over Columbus. And Colorado is home to Minnesota in the second game of that seven-game affair. The Avalanche took the first game 5-4 in overtime.
Avs coach Patrick Roy (wah) says he doesn't expect leading scorer Matt Duchene (DOO'-shayn) to play in the first-round playoff series against the Wild. Duchene has been out since damaging the MCL in his left knee when he ran into a teammate against San Jose on March 29.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Boston forward Milan Lucic (LOO'-cheech) has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser during their opening playoff game. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Goalie Steve Mason of the Flyers still isn't feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for Philadelphia in Game 2 against the New York Rangers. Mason has been sidelined for a week because of an undisclosed upper-body injury after he was knocked over and hit his head on the ice against Pittsburgh. He and the Flyers have declined to say whether the goalie sustained a concussion.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) -- Charl Schwartzel has the clubhouse lead during the third round of the PGA's RBC Heritage tournament. He shot a 3-under-68 to finish play at 5-under. On the course John Huh and Luke Donald share the lead at minus-7 after 16 and 15 holes of play.
The second round was completed earlier in the day and among those missing the 4-over cut included Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson, five-time champion Davis Love III and CBS Sports analyst Nick Faldo, playing here for the first time since 2006.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- Tour rookie Miguel Angel Jimenez (AHN'-hehl hee-MEHN'-ehz) has the lead after two rounds of the three-round Champions Tour event in Duluth, Ga. He shot a 2-udner-70 and has a one shot lead at 9-under. Standing alone in second place is Bernhard Langer who shot a 4-under-68.
Sports Scores & Schedules
April 19, 2014 07:15 GMT
AP-Updated scores, upcoming schedules
Toronto 3, Cleveland 2
L.A. Angels 11, Detroit 6
Baltimore 8, Boston 4
Tampa Bay 11, N.Y. Yankees 5
Texas 12, Chicago White Sox 0
Kansas City 5, Minnesota 0
Oakland 11, Houston 3
Cincinnati 4, Chicago Cubs 1
Milwaukee 5, Pittsburgh 3
Washington 3, St. Louis 1
Atlanta 6, N.Y. Mets 0
Colorado 12, Philadelphia 1
Arizona Diamondbacks 4, L.A. Dodgers 2, 12 innings
San Diego 2, San Francisco 1
Miami 8, Seattle 4
Toronto (Buehrle 3-0) at Cleveland (Kluber 1-1), 1:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 2-1) at Detroit (Scherzer 0-1), 1:08 p.m.
Baltimore (B.Norris 0-1) at Boston (Doubront 1-2), 1:35 p.m.
Minnesota (Correia 0-1) at Kansas City (B.Chen 0-1), 2:10 p.m.
Houston (Oberholtzer 0-3) at Oakland (Kazmir 2-0), 4:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (Nova 2-1) at Tampa Bay (Archer 1-1), 7:10 p.m.
Chicago White Sox (Quintana 1-0) at Texas (Lewis 0-1), 8:05 p.m.
St. Louis (Lynn 3-0) at Washington (Zimmermann 1-0), 1:05 p.m.
Cincinnati (Cingrani 1-1) at Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 0-1), 2:20 p.m.
Milwaukee (Garza 0-2) at Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 0-2), 7:05 p.m.
Atlanta (E.Santana 1-0) at N.Y. Mets (Colon 1-2), 7:10 p.m.
Arizona (Bolsinger 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Haren 2-0), 8:10 p.m.
Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 0-1) at Colorado (Lyles 2-0), 8:10 p.m.
San Francisco (Hudson 2-0) at San Diego (Stults 0-2), 8:40 p.m.
Seattle (Elias 1-1) at Miami (H.Alvarez 0-2), 7:10 p.m.
No games scheduled
Game 1, NBA Conference Quarterfinals
Brooklyn at Toronto, 12:30 p.m.
Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m.
Atlanta at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.
NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
Detroit 1, Boston 0
(Red Wings lead series 1-0)
Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 1
(Canadiens lead series 2-0)
Anaheim 3, Minnesota 2
(Ducks lead series 2-0)
Chicago at St. Louis, 3 p.m.
(Blues lead series 1-0)
Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
(Penguins lead series 1-0)
Minnesota at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.
(Avalanche lead series 1-0)
No games scheduled
Houston at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.
New England at Chicago, 4 p.m.
San Jose at Colorado, 6 p.m.
Los Angeles at Vancouver, 7 p.m.
D.C. United at Columbus, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto FC at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Montreal at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
Portland at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m.
Seattle FC at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m.