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MAJOR LEAGUES Twins at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. (FSN/WMOZ-FM 106.9/KDAL-AM 610)

Brewers at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. (FSN-Wis./WNXR-FM 107.3)

NORTHWOODS LEAGUE Huskies at Mankato, 7:05 p.m.


PGA Bridgestone Invitational, at Akron, Ohio, 12:30-5:30 p.m. (Golf Channel)


AMERICAN LEGION Minnesota State Tournament Division II Today’s First-Round Games At Luverne, Minn. Plato vs. Dillworth, 9:30 a.m.

Foley vs. Osakis, 12 p.m.

International Falls vs. St. James, 4 p.m.

La Crescent vs. Luverne, 7 p.m.

Minnesota State Poll Final Rankings 1. Excelsior (14); 2. Tri-City Red; 3. Lakeville North; 4. Burnsville; 5. Hamline Purple; 6. Chaska; 7. Eden Prairie; 8. New Ulm Gold; 9. Alexandria; 10. Rochester RedHawks; 11. Nisswa; 12. St. Cloud Chutes; 13. Champlin; 14. Edina; 15. Wayzata; 16. Eastview; 17. Hopkins; 18. Shakopee; 19. Delano; 20. (tie) Chanhassen and East Ridge.


PGA Tour WGC - Bridgestone Invitational At Firestone Country Club Akron, OH Par: 70 First Round Leaderboard

Marc Leishman32-32-64(-6)Ryan Moore31-34-65(-5)Justin Rose33-32-65(-5)Charl Schwartzel31-34-65(-5)Graham DeLaet33-34-67(-3)Rickie Fowler
35-32-67(-3)Francesco Molinari33-34-67(-3)Patrick Reed35-32-67(-3)Keegan Bradley36-32-68(-2)Jamie Donaldson32-36-68(-2)Sergio Garcia35-33-68(-2)Brandt Snedeker35-33-68(-2)Tiger Woods35-33-68(-2)TRANSACTIONS

Baseball American League Baltimore Orioles - Acquired LHP Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox for SP Eduardo Rodriguez. Activated LHP T.J. McFarland from the bereavement list. Optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to Norfolk (IL).

Boston Red Sox - Acquired LF Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland Athletics for SP Jon Lester, LF Jonny Gomes and a 2015 Competitive Balance Round B draft pick.

Cleveland Indians - Optioned SS Zach Walters to Columbus (IL). Recalled RHP Austin Adams from Columbus (IL).

Detroit Tigers - Acquired LHP David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays.

Minnesota Twins - Acquired LHP Tommy Milone from the Oakland Athletics for CF Sam Fuld, optioned him to Rochester (IL). Recalled 1B Kennys Vargas from New Britain (EL). New York Yankees - Acquired SS Stephen Drew and cash from the Boston Red Sox for 3B Kelly Johnson. Acquired 3B Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks for C Peter O’Brien and a player to be named later. Claimed RHP Esmil Rogers off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. Released 3B Scott Sizemore.

Oakland Athletics - Designated SS Jake Elmore for assignment. Optioned LF Billy Burns to Sacramento (PCL). Signed RHP Joey Wagman to a minor league contract.

Seattle Mariners - Acquired CF Austin Jackson from the Detroit Tigers. Acquired RF Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres for CF Abraham Almonte and RP Stephen Kohlscheen.

Tampa Bay Rays - Acquired LHP Drew Smyly, SS Willy Adames, and Nick Franklin. Optioned SS Nick Franklin to Durham (IL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Placed 1B Dan Johnson on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chad Jenkins from Buffalo (IL).

National League Arizona Diamondbacks - Recalled LF Roger Kieschnick from Reno (PCL). Selected the contract of 3B Andy Marte from Reno (PCL). Sent CF A.J. Pollock on a rehab assignment to AZL D-Backs (AZL).

Atlanta Braves - Acquired 2B Emilio Bonifacio and RP James Russell from the Chicago Cubs for C Victor Caratini. Released RHP Luis Vasquez. Transferred RHP Gavin Floyd from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.

Colorado Rockies - Designated 3B Ryan Wheeler for assignment. Optioned RHP Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs (PCL). Recalled LHP Pedro Hernandez from Colorado Springs (PCL). Sent RHP Jordan Lyles on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs (PCL).

Los Angeles Dodgers - Outrighted LHP Scott Elbert to Albuquerque (PCL).

Miami Marlins - Acquired RHP Jarred Cosart, LF Enrique Hernandez, and OF Austin Wates from the Houston Astros for CF Jake Marisnick, 3B Colin Moran, SP Francis Martes. Designated LHP Donnie Joseph for assignment.

Milwaukee Brewers - Acquired RF Gerardo Parra from the Arizona Diamondbacks for SP Anthony Banda and RF Mitch Haniger. Optioned LF Logan Schafer to Nashville (PCL). Transferred RHP Tyler Thornburg from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL. New York Mets - Optioned C Taylor Teagarden to Las Vegas (PCL).

Pittsburgh Pirates - Claimed RHP Angel Sanchez off waivers from the Chicago White Sox, optioned him to Altoona Curve (EL). Designated RHP Josh Wall for assignment.

San Diego Padres - Outrighted LHP Jason Lane to El Paso (PCL).

San Francisco Giants - Optioned RF Tyler Colvin to Fresno (PCL). Outrighted 2B Tony Abreu to Fresno (PCL). Released LHP Jose De Paula.

St. Louis Cardinals - Acquired RHP John Lackey and SP Corey Littrell from the Boston Red Sox for RF Allen Craig and SP Joe Kelly.

Washington Nationals - Acquired SS Asdrubal Cabrera and cash from the Cleveland Indians for 2B Zach Walters. Recalled RHP Blake Treinen from Syracuse (IL).

Football National Football League Buffalo Bills - Waived DB Brandon Smith.

Chicago Bears - Signed T Graham Pocic. Waived WR Terrence Toliver.

Cleveland Browns - Signed DB Jim Leonhard.

Detroit Lions - Cut DE Kalonji Kashama. Signed DE Kris Redding. Waived WR Cody Wilson.

Indianapolis Colts - Placed G Donald Thomas on IR. Signed T Eric Pike.

Miami Dolphins - Signed TE Raymond Webber. Waived TE Brett Brackett.

Seattle Seahawks - Placed TE Anthony McCoy on IR. Signed WR Ronald Johnson. Waived G Jared Smith.

Tennessee Titans - Cut LB James Gayle.

Washington Redskins - Placed DB Courtney Bridgett Jr. on IR.

NCAA Football Wake Forest - Suspended RB Dominique Gibson from the team.

Basketball National Basketball Association Golden State Warriors - Waived F Hilton Armstrong.

Milwaukee Bucks - Signed G Jerryd Bayless . NCAA Basketball Marquette - Released G Todd Mayo from the team.

Miles College - Named Leon Douglas head coach.

Hockey National Hockey League Dallas Stars - Signed C Scott Glennie to a one-year, two-way contract.

Detroit Red Wings - Named Andrew Brewer assistant coach. Named Jim Hiller assistant coach.

Ottawa Senators - Re-signed G Robin Lehner to a three-year, $6.675 million contract.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Signed LW Nick Spaling to a two-year, $4.4 million contract.