ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak each had a goal and two assists, and the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrated coach Randy Carlyle's return to Anaheim with a 3-1 victory over the Ducks last night. Corey Perry scored his 35th goal and Frederik Andersen stopped 20 shots in the Ducks' third straight loss to playoff-bound Eastern Conference teams.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 last night for their eighth straight victory. Darren Collison scored 20 points and Chris Paul added 17 points and 11 assists for the Pacific Division leaders, who were 55.1 percent from the field.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Collin Cowgill's two-run homer off Trevor Bauer highlighted a three-run fifth inning that carried the Los Angeles Angels over the Cleveland Indians 8-3 yesterday. Cowgill played in 50 games last season for the Angels after coming from the New York Mets in a midseason trade. Grant Green, competing for a job as the Angels' utility infielder, had two hits.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and Juan Uribe added a solo shot in the first inning off Oakland's Jarrod Parker as the Los Angeles Dodgers and A's played to an 8-all tie yesterday. The game was stopped after nine innings. Ethier got his first homer this spring by launching a long drive over the center-field wall.
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