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Wizards playoff preview

The Washington Wizards just wrapped their most successful regular season since 1979. So why is everyone down on the team’s playoff prospects?

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  • Florida State League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Daytona (Reds) 6 3 .667 — Clearwater (Phillies) 7 4 .636 — Dunedin (Blue Jays) 5 5 .500 1½ Tampa (Yankees) 5 5 .500 1½ Brevard County (Brewers) 4…

  • 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) 3 8…

  • Sunday’s Major League Linescores

    AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 000 001 000—1 6 0 Detroit 412 020 00x—9 12 0 Quintana, Albers (5), Drabek (7) and Flowers; Greene, Krol (8), Nesbitt (9) and J.McCann. W_Greene 3-0. L_Quintana 1-1. HRs_Detroit, Cespedes 2…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 7 5 .583 — Boston 7 5 .583 — New York 6 6 .500 1 Tampa Bay 6 7 .462 1½ Toronto 6 7 .462 1½ Central Division…

  • Mariners 11, Rangers 10

    Texas Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi L.Martin cf 6 1 3 1 A.Jackson cf 5 2 3 2 Andrus ss 6 2 1 0 Weeks dh 5 1 1 0 Fielder…

  • Baseball Expanded Standings

    AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 7 5 .583 — — 5-5 W-2 3-3 4-2 Boston 7 5 .583 — — 6-4 L-2 3-3 4-2 New York…

  • Mariners 11, Rangers 10

    Texas Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi LMartn cf 6 1 3 1 AJcksn cf 5 2 3 2 Andrus ss 6 2 1 0 Weeks dh 5 1 1 0 Fielder…

  • Mariners 11, Rangers 10

    Texas AB R H BI BB SO Avg. L.Martin cf 6 1 3 1 0 0 .218 Andrus ss 6 2 1 0 0 0 .164 Fielder dh 5 1 2 1 0 2 .385…

  • Mariners 11, Rangers 10

    Texas Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi LMartn cf 6 1 3 1 AJcksn cf 5 2 3 2 Andrus ss 6 2 1 0 Weeks dh 5 1 1 0 Fielder…

  • Scott Dixon wins Grand Prix of Long Beach

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon, like nearly every IndyCar driver, loves racing the streets of downtown Long Beach. But whether it was bad luck or an inability to close out a race, the…

  • “Big 3″ lead Cavaliers past Celtics 113-100 in Game 1

    CLEVELAND (AP) — More than hour after his first playoff game with LeBron James and Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving made a statement more profound than anything he did on the floor. “We,” Irving said, “are…

  • Toronto GM Masai Ujiri and team fined for expletive

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri was fined $35,000 and the team docked $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for his expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans…

  • Pacific Coast League

    American North Division W L Pct. GB Oklahoma City (Dodgers) 8 2 .800 — Omaha (Royals) 5 3 .625 2 Iowa (Cubs) 4 5 .444 3½ Colorado Springs (Brewers) 3 7 .300 5 American South…

  • Padres topple Cubs for 5-2 victory

    CHICAGO (AP) — Will Middlebrooks remembered from his playing days in Boston what type of pitches Jon Lester throws in different situations. Lester made a nifty play with his glove, but lost again and the…

  • California League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Visalia (Diamondbacks) 7 3 .700 — Stockton (Athletics) 5 5 .500 2 Bakersfield (Mariners) 5 6 .455 2½ Modesto (Rockies) 5 6 .455 2½ San Jose (Giants) 3 8…