SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Radim Vrbata had a goal and two assists to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers last night. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Mike Ribeiro also scored for the Coyotes. Mike Smith made 31 saves. Phoenix won its second consecutive road game for the first time since Nov. 27 and Dec. 3.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Joe Pavelski had two goals and an assist and passed the 400-point milestone for his career to lead the San Jose Sharks to their third straight victory, 6-2 over the Toronto Maple Leafs last night. The Sharks moved within two points of Anaheim for first place in the Pacific Division.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Cleveland's Justin Masterson threw four no-hit innings and Lonnie Chisenhall hit his first home run of spring training in the Indians' 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday. Arizona starter Trevor Cahill left the game after jamming his right knee covering first base on a groundout with two outs in the fifth inning. Cahill is scheduled to start the second of the Diamondbacks' two-game season-opening series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia on March 23.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Sonny Gray retired the first 11 in four scoreless innings and Jed Lowrie hit his first home run of the spring for Oakland yesterday before the San Diego Padres rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Athletics. Gray allowed only Will Venable's ground single while striking out two with no walks in 45 pitches.
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