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  • Carolina League

    Northern Division W L Pct. GB Frederick (Orioles) 8 4 .667 — Potomac (Nationals) 7 5 .583 1 Wilmington (Royals) 6 5 .545 1½ Lynchburg (Indians) 3 9 .250 5 Southern Division W L Pct.…

  • Kemp, Norris lead Padres’ 17-hit attack in win over Rockies

    DENVER (AP) — Matt Kemp had three hits and four RBIs and the San Diego Padres scored nine runs in the first two innings of a 14-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.…

  • Pacific Coast League

    American North Division W L Pct. GB Oklahoma City (Dodgers) 9 3 .750 — Omaha (Royals) 7 4 .636 1½ Iowa (Cubs) 5 6 .455 3½ Colorado Springs (Brewers) 3 8 .273 5½ American South…

  • Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — There is nothing poetic or necessarily pretty about the way the New York Rangers play, particularly on the road. The Rangers grind. They play defense. They block shots. They make opponents pay…

  • White Sox rally for 4-3 victory over Indians

    CHICAGO (AP) — Melky Cabrera threw his arms into the air as he rounded first base, and then was mobbed by the rest of his jubilant teammates. One big finish rescued what had been a…

  • Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

    ITOMAN, Japan (AP) — In Norman Baker’s mind, the Japanese were fanatical, brutal animals with no respect for life. To Yoshiko Shimabukuro, Americans were long-nosed demons who rained hellfire from the skies before raping and…

  • Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

    ITOMAN, Japan (AP) — In Norman Baker’s mind, the Japanese were fanatical, brutal animals with no respect for life. To Yoshiko Shimabukuro, Americans were long-nosed demons who rained hellfire from the skies before raping and…

  • Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler was simply following orders from Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. He kept shooting and the ball kept going in. Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with…

  • AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill

    TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. He also pleaded…

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Monday night. Carl Hagelin…

  • California League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Visalia (Diamondbacks) 8 3 .727 — Bakersfield (Mariners) 5 6 .455 3 Modesto (Rockies) 5 6 .455 3 Stockton (Athletics) 5 6 .455 3 San Jose (Giants) 4 8…

  • All Times EDT

    North Division W L Pct. GB Arkansas (Angels) 8 3 .727 — Tulsa (Dodgers) 7 4 .636 1 Northwest Arkansas (Royals) 5 6 .455 3 Springfield (Cardinals) 3 8 .273 5 South Division W L…

  • Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfair

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell’s legal team said in court filings Monday that her public corruption conviction is based on an overly broad definition of bribery and that she did…

  • Much anger in southern Chile over bishop appointment

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Parishioners in a southern Chile diocese are gathering wherever their new bishop appears, but their presence is not the sort of assembly the Catholic Church would expect. In the month since…

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, April 21, the 111th day of 2015. There are 254 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 21, 1975, with Communist forces closing in, South Vietnamese President Nguyen…