Last Update on April 19, 2014 15:27 GMT
UNDATED (AP) -- There are seven day games being played in Major League Baseball today.
In Washington, Lance Lynn of the visiting Cardinals is going for his fourth win of the season against no defeats. The Nationals are countering with 1-0 Jordan Zimmermann. In Cleveland, Mark Buehrle (BUR'-lee) is attempting to get his fourth win against no losses as the Blue Jays square off with the Indians. His earned run average is just 0.86. And Scott Kazmir of the A's is looking for his third win as Oakland entertains Houston.
The other day games feature the Angels in Detroit, Baltimore at Boston, the Royals at home to the Twins and Cincinnati in Chicago to face the Cubs.
The evening portion of the schedule has the Pirates hosting the Brewers, Seattle at Miami, the Yankees at Tampa, New York's other team, the Mets, home to the Braves, the White Sox at Texas, Colorado at home to the Phillies, Arizona playing in L.A. against the Dodgers and the Padres at home to the Giants.
UNDATED (AP) -- The NBA's second season, the playoffs, gets going today with four games. Two of the contests are taking place this afternoon as the Raptors entertain the Nets in a battle of Atlantic Division rivals and the Clippers host the Warriors in a game of Pacific Division foes.
On tap this evening, the two games feature the Hawks playing the Pacers, the top seed in the East, in Indianapolis while Oklahoma City is home to Memphis in a Western Conference matchup.
These are all best-of-seven series.
UNDATED (AP) -- Today's NHL playoff schedule consists of one day game and two at night. In the afternoon contest, the St. Louis Blues are looking to take a 2-0 lead over defending league champion Chicago. The Blues won the opener 4-3 in triple-overtime on Thursday night.
Tonight, it's Game 2 for the Penguins and Blue Jackets. Home-standing Pittsburgh won the opening game with a 4-3 decision over Columbus. And Colorado is home to Minnesota in the second game of that seven-game affair. The Avalanche took the first game 5-4 in overtime.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) -- The second round of the RBC Heritage spilled into this morning after rain in the Hilton Head area caused play to be suspended yesterday with 65 players on the course. K.J. Choi was the clubhouse leader yesterday following a 4-under-par 67 that left him at minus-5 through the midway point. Scott Langley, Luke Donald and Billy Hurley III were 3-under through 36 holes, and Robert Allenby was 4-under when play resumed this morning.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez was the leader heading into second-round play at the Greater Gwinnett Championship in Georgia. Jimenez fired a 7-under-65 in the first round of his debut on the Champions Tour. He entered today's play with a three shot lead over defending champ Bernhard Langer, Kenny Perry and Steve Pate.