PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - The Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 8-5 yesterday in exhibition baseball. James Paxton allowed two hits in three scoreless innings and Nick Franklin drove in two runs for the Mariners. Cleveland starter Travis Banwart lasted just two-thirds of an inning and allowed four runs and three hits.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 10-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds last night. Alex Guerrero hit a grand slam and Adrian Gonzalez added a solo home run. Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed two runs and four hits in four innings. Neftali Soto homered and Billy Hamilton had an RBI single and scored a run for the Reds. Reds starter Homer Bailey pitched three hitless innings.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded a fifth-round draft pick to the Edmonton Oilers for Nick Schultz. The veteran defenseman has no goals and four assists in 60 games this season, his third with the Oilers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings have acquired veteran goal-scorer Marian Gaborik from the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets get right wing Matt Frattin and a second-round pick in the 2014 draft, plus a conditional third-rounder if the Kings win their first-round playoff series or re-sign Gaborik.
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals have made tender offers to linebacker Vincent Rey and receivers Andrew Hawkins and Dane Sanzenbacher, leaving them restricted free agents. They can negotiate with other teams as of Sunday, but the Bengals will have the right to keep them by matching any offer. They can get a deal from another team up until May 2nd.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Browns have released troubled wide receiver Davone Bess. The expected move comes after a pattern of disturbing behavior during the offseason by Bess, who spent just one season with Cleveland after being acquired in a trade last April.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - In men's college basketball, Dayton upset Number 17 Saint Louis 72-67 last night. Reserve Jalen Robinson scored all 10 of his points in the second half, including two key 3-pointers in the put-away run, lifting the Flyers to victory.
(AP) - The Big Ten women's basketball tournament starts today in Indianapolis with four games. Regular-season co-champions Penn State and Michigan State, along with Nebraska and Purdue, have earned the top four seeds for the second straight year.
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