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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers won their series-clinching games on Saturday night to advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at home and the Oiles ousted the Sharks with a 3-1 victory in San Jose.After trailing Montreal 2-1 in the series, New York ripped off three straight wins with a spread out offense: eighteen players scored at least one point in the series. Now, the Rangers will play in the second round for the fifth time in six years, facing the winner of the Ottawa-Boston series.As for the Oilers, it wasn't all about Conor McDavid. Goalie Cam Talbot had a strong series, posting two shutouts and allowing just a single goal in the deciding game.The Oilers, who are in the playoffs for the first time since 2006, will face a team that's reached the postseason in five straight years: the Anaheim Ducks.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEN-Y Yankees  11  Pittsburgh   5AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit       5  Minnesota       4Oakland       4  Seattle         3Tampa Bay     6  Houston         3Baltimore     4  Boston          2Cleveland     7  Chi White Sox   0Texas         2  Kansas City     1L.A. Angels   5  Toronto         4NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs      12  Cincinnati      8Washington     3  N-Y Mets        1Philadelphia   4  Atlanta         3, 10 InningsSt. Louis      4  Milwaukee       1Arizona       11  L.A. Dodgers    5Colorado      12  San Francisco   3Miami          6  San Diego       3, 11 InningsNATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSToronto        87  Milwaukee     76Atlanta       116  Washington    98 Final OT  Memphis       110  San Antonio  108Golden State  119  Portland     113NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSOT  St. Louis     4  Minnesota   3N-Y Rangers   3  Montreal    1Edmonton      3  San Jose    1Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • Andy King/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano and Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd were ejected from Saturday's game for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl.
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  • Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) – The Detroit Tigers announced Saturday that it placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a strained groin.Cabrera suffered the injury diving for a ball during Friday’s loss to the twins. First baseman John Hicks has been called up from Triple-A to replace the two-time American League MVP.Cabrera is hitting .268 with three home runs and nine RBIs this season.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • Eddie Perlas/ESPN Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The Los Angeles Clippers announced Saturday morning that star forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the postseason due to a toe injury.Griffin, the team's leading scorer, left Friday night's first-round Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz with apparent injury to his right big toe and did not return. ESPN reports Griffin's plantar plate of that toe was injured, and he will see a foot and ankle specialist once the series returns to Los Angeles.This marks the second straight season the Clippers will attempt to win a championship without Griffin. Last year, Los Angeles was eliminated in the first-round after Griffin suffered an injured quad in Game 4.Star point guard Chris Paul spoke after Friday night's game about how the team's offense changes without Griffin in the lineup:
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh   6  N-Y Yankees   3AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore   2  Boston          0Houston     6  Tampa Bay       3Texas       6  Kansas City     2Cleveland   3  Chi White Sox   0Minnesota   6  Detroit         3Oakland     3  Seattle         1Toronto   5  L.A. Angels   5  (Bot 10th)NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia   4  Atlanta         3Chi Cubs       6  Cincinnati      5, 11 InningsWashington     4  N-Y Mets        3, 11 InningsSt. Louis      6  Milwaukee       3Colorado       6  San Francisco   5Arizona       13  L.A. Dodgers    5San Diego      5  Miami           3NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSBoston         104  Chicago   87Oklahoma City  115  Houston  113L.A. Clippers  111  Utah     106NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSOT  Washington   2  Toronto   1SO  Boston       3  Ottawa    2Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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