National League West capsules
Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:
CLEVELAND (AP) — Dylan Frye scored 25 points, Justin Turner made a big late steal and Bowling Green hung on beat Northern Illinois 71-67 in the semifinals Friday night to advance to its first...
BG faces tough test vs No. 19 Buffalo
Bowling Green (20-10, 12-5) vs. No. 19 Buffalo (27-3, 15-2)
Alumni Arena, Buffalo, New York; Friday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 19 Buffalo presents a tough challenge for Bowling...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson had a career-high 31 points as Akron routed Bowling Green 91-67 on Tuesday night.
Daniel Utomi had 21 points for Akron (16-14, 8-9 Mid-American...
BG looks to sweep Akron
Bowling Green (20-9, 12-4) vs. Akron (15-14, 7-9)
James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bowling Green goes for the season sweep over Akron after winning...
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner had 18 points as Bowling Green edged past Kent State 77-72 on Friday night.
Antwon Lillard had 14 points for Bowling Green (20-9, 12-4 Mid-American...
BG looks to sweep Kent State
Kent State (20-8, 9-6) vs. Bowling Green (19-9, 11-4)
Stroh Center, Bowling Green, Ohio; Friday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Kent State seeks revenge on Bowling Green after dropping the...
Pollock settling in nicely with new Dodgers teammates
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hanging out in shallow left field with alpha teammate Justin Turner, young star Corey Seager and manager Dave Roberts, the assimilation of Los Angeles Dodgers newcomer A.J....
Sibande leads Miami (Ohio) over Bowling Green 82-69
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Nike Sibande had 20 points as Miami (Ohio) topped Bowling Green 82-69 on Tuesday night.
Dalonte Brown had 15 points for Miami (15-13, 7-8 Mid-American Conference)....
BG seeks revenge on Miami
Miami (14-13, 6-8) vs. Bowling Green (19-8, 11-3)
Stroh Center, Bowling Green, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Miami goes for the season sweep over Bowling Green after winning...
Carter carries Ohio over Bowling Green 92-87 in OT
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Teyvion Kirk's drive tied the game in regulation and his follow shot gave Ohio the lead for good in overtime as the Bobcats defeated Bowling Green 92-87 on Friday...
Ohio looks to end streak vs BG
Bowling Green (19-7, 11-2) vs. Ohio (11-14, 3-10)
Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio; Friday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bowling Green looks to extend Ohio's conference losing streak to...
Turner scores 23 to lead Bowling Green over Akron 73-69
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Sophomore Justin Turner scored 23 points, including a go-ahead layup with .9 seconds left, and Bowling Green beat Akron 73-69 on Tuesday night.
Reliever Joe Kelly settling in quickly with Dodgers
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Kelly casually placed five bags of breakfast sandwiches on a table in the middle of the room as he entered the Dodgers clubhouse. It was his way of fitting in after not...
Turner carries Bowling Green past N. Illinois 87-67
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Justin Turner had a career-high 34 points as Bowling Green easily beat Northern Illinois 87-67 on Saturday.
Dylan Frye had 13 points for Bowling Green (18-7, 10-2 Mid-American Conference). Antwon Lillard added 10 points and six assists. Marlon Sierra had seven rebounds for the visitors.
Levi Bradley had 18 points for the Huskies (12-14, 5-8), whose losing streak stretched to five games. Eugene German added 15 points. Lacey James had 13 points.
Frye carries Bowling Green past Central Michigan 79-72
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye scored 23 points as Bowling Green topped Central Michigan 79-72 on Tuesday night. Justin Turner added 20 points for the Falcons. Turner also had six rebounds for the Falcons.
Demajeo Wiggins had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Bowling Green (17-7, 9-2 Mid-American Conference).
Shawn Roundtree had 20 points for the Chippewas (16-8, 5-6). David DiLeo added 15 points. Larry Austin Jr. had 13 points and eight assists.
Dodgers stocked for another run at elusive World Series win
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A loaded starting rotation. Solid hitters who can play multiple positions. An All-Star closer. The Los Angeles Dodgers are once again stocked for a successful run.
So what's wrong?
They haven't won a World Series championship since 1988. Two straight years of the World Series champion celebrating in Los Angeles has left plenty of unfinished business for a team that is built to win titles.
Miami ends Bowling Green’s 10-game winning streak
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Nike Sibande scored 25 points and Miami (Ohio) defeated the last unbeaten team in Mid-American Conference play, Bowling Green, 67-53, on Saturday to end the Falcons' 10-game winning streak.
Leading by a point, Miami went on an 18-6 run including 11 points from Sibande to lead 48-35 with 10:36 to go. Bowling Green got within nine several times but no closer. Miami made 13 of 15 free throws in the final four minutes.
Bowling Green wins 10th straight game, 80-67 over EMU
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Justin Turner scored 19 points, Demajeo Wiggins had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Bowling Green won its 10th straight game with an 80-67 victory over Eastern Michigan on Tuesday night.
Bowling Green (14-5, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) is off to its best start in league play since the 1961-62 team won seven straight. BGSU is one of just four teams in the country with active winning streaks of at least 10 games, including Hofstra, Tennessee and Michigan State.
Bowling Green wins 9th straight game, eases by WMU 79-48
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye had 14 points, with four 3-pointers, seven rebounds and five assists, Justin Turner added 13 points and Bowling Green beat Western Michigan 79-48 on Saturday for its ninth straight victory.
BGSU (13-5, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) is off to its best start in conference play in 57 years and has won 10 consecutive home games for the program's best effort since the 1999-00 team went 12-0 at Anderson Arena.
Bowling Green edges Ball State 79-78 for 8th straight win
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 17 of his 20 points in the first half, Daeqwon Plowden had 19 points and eight rebounds and Bowling Green edged Ball State 79-78 on Tuesday night for its eighth straight victory.
Dylan Frye sank a 3-pointer with 3:09 remaining to extend BGSU's lead to 72-66 and he added a free throw with 5.7 seconds left for a 79-75 lead. Tayler Persons answered with a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the final margin.
Turner takes over, Bowling Green beats C. Michigan 97-87 OT
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Justin Turner scored 12 straight points in overtime, finishing with 30 and securing Bowling Green's 97-87 win over Central Michigan in a clash of Mid-American Conference unbeatens on Saturday.
Antwon Lillard scored first in OT and, with the 80-78 lead, Bowling Green (11-5, 3-0) never trailed again. Kevin McKay forged an 84-84 tie with a 3-pointer and that's when Turner took over.
Bowling Green wins sixth straight, beats Ohio 82-63
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to help Bowling Green beat Ohio 82-63 on Tuesday night for its sixth straight win.
The Falcons (10-5, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) improved to 8-0 at home and matched its best winning streak under coach Michael Huger in his fourth season.
Michael Laster added 15 points for Bowling Green. Dylan Frye and Antwon Lillard chipped in with 13 points and Jeffrey Uju scored 10.
Bowling Green bowls over Kent State in MAC opener 86-64
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 20 points, Demajeo Wiggins added 19 with 14 rebounds for his 11th double-double this season and Bowling Green defeated Kent State 86-64 on Saturday night in a Mid-American Conference opener.
Antwon Lillard added three 3-pointers and 14 points and Dylan Frye scored 12 for Bowling Green (9-5), which won its fifth straight while ending a three-game win streak for the Golden Flashes (11-3).
Fields leads the way as Bowling Green downs UT Martin 94-80
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Caleb Fields scored 24 points, Demajeo Wiggins scored 20 with 13 rebounds and Bowling Green beat UT Martin 94-80 on Sunday.
Bowling Green's Dylan Frye buried a jumper to tie it at 24-all with 7:07 left before halftime. Wiggins followed with a 3-point play, made 1 of 2 free throws and a layup, and that scoring outburst propelled Bowling Green as they outscored the Skyhawks 27-9.
Turner scores 21 in Bowling Green’s win vs. Western Carolina
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 21 points with six assists and Bowling Green defeated Western Carolina 73-52 on Friday.
Antwon Lillard scored 12 points off the bench and Demajeo Wiggins added 11, nine on free throws, plus nine rebounds for the Falcons (7-5), who shot 50 percent and made 17 of 27 free throws to 2 of 8 for the Catamounts (3-11).
The Falcons won their third straight overall and are 6-0 at home for the first time since 2008-09.
Tied at halftime, Bowling Green beats Division II Findlay
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 22 points and Bowling Green, tied at halftime, outlasted Division-II Findlay 82-57 on Sunday.
Findlay led throughout the first 19 minutes of the first half before Bowling Green tied it at 35 heading into the break. Bowling Green opened the second half with a 27-7 run to take control.
Justin Turner, Demajeo Wiggins lead Bowling Green to victory
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner had 25 points and six assists, Demajeo Wiggins added to his nation-leading double-double total and Bowling Green defeated Green Bay 97-68 on Saturday.
Wiggins, a 6-foot-10 senior forward, picked up his ninth double-double with 12 points and his 19 rebounds increased his nation-leading rebounding average of 12.2.
It was the fourth consecutive home win for the Falcons (5-5).
Dunne hits 5 3s as Hartford holds off Bowling Green 76-63
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jason Dunne nailed five from long range to total 19 points and John Carroll added 18 as Hartford held off Bowling Green 76-63 on Saturday afternoon.
J.R. Lynch added 16 points, making 12 of 12 from the line, with three steals and three assists for Hartford (3-6).
Turner, Wiggins have double-doubles in Bowling Green’s win
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds with six assists and Demajeo Wiggins also had a double-double as Bowling Green defeated Drexel 81-71 on Sunday.
Turner made 11 of 19 shots, including 3 of 4 from the arc, while Wiggins had 16 points and 12 rebounds for his sixth double-double this season. Dylan Frey added 10 points.
Drexel led 45-43 at halftime after shooting 57 percent but plummeted to 22 percent in the second half.
Wiggins’ putback at buzzer lifts Bowling Green over Hampton
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Turner scored 21 points and Demajeo Wiggins had a putback at the buzzer to help Bowling Green beat Hampton 81-79 on Monday night in a sub-regional game of the Legends Classic.
Wiggins, Turner lead Bowling Green to 75-60 win over NCCU
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Demajeo Wiggins and Justin Turner combined for 42 points as Bowling Green took an early lead and held off North Carolina Central for a 75-60 win on Thursday night in the first meeting between the schools.
Wiggins, who also pulled down 13 rebounds, was 10 of 11 from the floor for 22 points. Turner was 8-of-15 shooting, nailing three treys, to total 20 points.
VCU takes down Bowling Green 72-61 behind Evans, Williams
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Vince Williams and Marcus Evans each scored 12 points and VCU capitalized on 27 Bowling Green turnovers and beat the Falcons 72-61 on Monday night.
St. John’s rallies to beat Bowling Green 84-80
NEW YORK (AP) — Mustapha Heron scored 26 points, Shamorie Ponds added 21 with three 3-pointers and St. John's rallied to beat Bowling Green 84-80 on Friday night.
Frye scores 20 as Bowling Green beats D-II Tiffin 91-52
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye scored 20 points, including four 3-pointers, and Demajeo Wiggins added a double-double as Bowling Green defeated Division II Tiffin 91-52 in a season opener Tuesday night.
Price pitches Red Sox past Dodgers 4-2 for 2-0 Series lead
BOSTON (AP) — From playoff flop to October ace in two legacy-shifting starts, David Price earned his second postseason victory in a row and moved the Boston Red Sox halfway to yet another World Series title.
A capsule look at the World Series
A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox:
Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Tuesday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 2, Wednesday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 3, Friday, at Los Angeles, 8:09 p.m.; Game 4, Saturday, at Los Angeles, 8:09 p.m.; x-Game 5, Sunday, Oct. 28, at Los Angeles, 8:15 p.m.; x-Game 6, Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; x-Game 7, Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Boston, 8:09 p.m. (All games on FOX).
Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers know all about performing in the postseason.
Backed into a tough spot Saturday, the red-headed slugger delivered once again.
Shut down for most of the afternoon, Los Angeles staged another late rally and Turner hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers for a 4-3 victory that evened the NL Championship Series at a game apiece.
Dodgers’ Freese hitting 3rd in NLCS vs. familiar Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) — David Freese is hitting third for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers, returning to a city where he enjoyed postseason success in 2011.
Freese was the 2011 NLCS MVP after hitting .545 with three homers and nine RBIs for St. Louis in the Cardinals' six-game series victory over the Brewers.
A capsule look at the Dodgers-Brewers playoff series
A look at the best-of-seven National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers:
Braves, Dodgers tweak starting lineups for Game 2 of NLDS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right fielder Yasiel Puig will be hitting fifth in the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup for Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves.
The Cuban slugger moved up two spots on Friday night after hitting seventh in a 6-0 victory in Game 1 at Dodger Stadium. Puig was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk on Thursday night. He also scored a run.
Tied division leaders all take leads in Game 162
The NL West and NL Central were on track for tiebreaker games when the Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers all took leads in Game 162.
Any tiebreakers would be one-game matchups Monday and would be played at Wrigley Field and Dodger Stadium. If there are two games, the winners would get the division title and the losers would meet in the NL wild-card game Tuesday.
Turner, Dodgers beat Giants 3-1, move closer to playoff spot
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Turner and his teammates want to win their way back into the playoffs, no help necessary during the season's final weekend.
Turner hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved to the brink of securing baseball's final playoff berth by beating the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Friday night.
"We want to win our way into the postseason, we don't want to rely on someone else losing to get us in," Turner said.
Dodgers avoid season sweep by Reds with 8-1 win
CINCINNATI (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts didn't breathe a sigh of relief. He could have.
Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner drove in three runs each, and Los Angeles beat Cincinnati 8-1 Wednesday to avoid a season sweep by the last-place Reds.
Joc Pederson homered for the Dodgers, and Grandal had three hits.
Turner’s 4 hits lift Dodgers past NL West-leading Rox 9-6
DENVER (AP) — Rich Hill broke his own personal rule: He peeked at the standings before mid-September.
Curiosity simply got the better of him. It was appropriate, too, since this game had a playoff feel.
Wheeler hit by liner, still pitches Mets past Dodgers 7-3
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite a chest contusion that necessitated a postgame X-ray and CT scan, New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler was not about to call it a day after a 91-mph comebacker hit him square in the midsection.
Wheeler gave up a two-run home run to Max Muncy three pitches after he was hit by Justin Turner's comebacker in the fourth inning but he still went seven sharp innings to lead the New York Mets over the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Wednesday.
Turner lifts Dodgers over Diamondbacks 3-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner homered on Zack Greinke's first pitch of the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Friday night.
Los Angeles began the day two games behind Arizona in the NL West and 2 1/2 games back in the wild-card race.
The Dodgers also announced they had acquired third baseman David Freese from the Pirates in exchange for minor league infielder Jesus Manuel Valdez.
All those wins add up: Under new rule, Dodgers host Game 7
LOS ANGELES (AP) — All you fans who hated the rule that linked the All-Star Game to home-field advantage in the World Series, guess what?
This is your year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the Houston Astros in Game 7 on Wednesday night, thanks to a change that went into effect this season.
Now, teams earn the right: Los Angeles posted the most wins in the majors, so the all-or-nothing matchup is at Dodger Stadium.
The Latest: Astros take wild Game 5, take 3-2 lead to LA
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros (all times local):
Alex Bregman hit a game-ending single off Kenley Jansen with two outs in the 10th inning Monday morning, and the Houston Astros outslugged the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 to take a 3-2 World Series lead.