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Scoreboard Roundup - 4/20/15

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA Playoffs – First Round: Chicago Bulls 91 – Milwaukee Bucks 82 (Bulls lead series, 2-0)

NHL Playoffs – First Round:  New York Rangers 2 – Pittsburgh Penguins 1 (Rangers lead series, 2-1)

Minnesota Wild 3 – St. Louis Blues 0 (Wild lead series, 2-1)

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5 (7-5) – Pittsburgh Pirates 2 (6-7)

Boston Red Sox 7 (8-5) – Baltimore Orioles 1 (7-6) – 7 Innings

Cincinnati Reds 6 (6-7) – Milwaukee Brewers 1 (2-11)

Detroit Tigers 2 (11-2) – New York Yankees 1 (6-7)

Chicago White Sox 4 (5-7) – Cleveland Indians 3 (4-8)

Kansas City Royals 7 (10-3) – Minnesota Wild 1 (5-8)


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Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams was named the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year on Monday. The award is given to the league’s best player in a reserve role.

In 80 games this season, the 10-year NBA veteran averaged 15.5 points, 2.1 assists and 1.9 rebounds per game as Toronto won a franchise-record 49 games.

Williams received 502 points for Sixth Man of the Year, followed by Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas with 324 points and Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford with 131 points.

Williams is the first Raptor player to win the award.


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iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- The Orioles allowed five unearned runs as the Boston Red Sox (8-5) beat Baltimore (7-6) 7-1 on Patriots’ Day. The game was called after 6 1/2 innings because of rain.

With the score tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the third inning, Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts scored the go-ahead run on a fielding error from Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen (0-1). Boston would proceed to tack on three more runs in the inning -- all unearned.

Chen gave up three hits and five walks while striking out three across 4 1-3 innings of work.

Starting pitcher Justin Masterson (2-0) took the mound for Boston and allowed three hits, a walk and one earned run while striking out six in five innings.

Mookie Betts swiped his fourth base of the season in the first inning.


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Baltimore Orioles/MLB(NEW YORK) -- After establishing himself as an everyday player, Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop will be out indefinitely after suffering a right PCL injury (a Grade 1 tear) and an MCL sprain.

Schoop suffered the injury after he was taken out on a slide by Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval over the weekend.

“Yeah, it was on first base,” Schoop told the Baltimore Sun. “When I stood up, I felt it a little bit. But I was able to finish the game. On the last play, I was running a little bit and I felt my legs burning. When I came in it was swollen. …It was swollen a little bit, but I thought ice and treatment would make it better.

“It's really disappointing you want to be there for the team, for myself,” Schoop added. “So far, I was having really good at-bats. It's really disappointing, but there's nothing I can do.”

In his second full season with the Orioles, Schoop was batting .259 with three home runs and seven RBIs.


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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Masai Ujiri's mouth has cost him again. The NBA has fined the Toronto Raptors general manager $35,000 for his expletive over the weekend geared towards Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce. The team was also fined $25,000.

"People want me to say something about Paul Pierce, but we don't give a s--- about it,'" Ujiri told a cheering crowd outside the Air Canada Centre.

Pierce had made disparaging comments about the franchise in an interview with ESPN.

Last season, Ujiri was fined $25,000 before the team's playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets for addressing a crowd using an expletive as well.

"I have the deepest respect for Commissioner [Adam] Silver and the NBA, and while showing passion for our team and fans I will choose my words more carefully in the future so as not to indicate otherwise," Ujiri said.

The Wizards defeated the Raptors in Game 1 of their opening round playoff series.


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