ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Evgeni Malkin scored the tying goal during a power play in the third period and Brandon Sutter got the deciding goal in a six-round shootout, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Defenseman Deryk Engelland scored in the first period for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves for his league-leading 33rd victory, after the Penguins rallied twice from one-goal deficits in a showdown between the leaders of the Eastern and Western Conferences.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A.J. Burnett allowed six runs on seven hits in three innings for the Phillies in a 15-4 loss to the Orioles yesterday. Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez gave up four runs in one inning. Ubaldo Jimenez pitched two perfect innings in his debut with the Baltimore Orioles.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Andrew McCutchen homered, doubled and singled Friday for the Pirates in a 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins. McCutchen went 3 for 3, scored twice and drove in two runs. The reigning NL MVP is 8 for 11 in four games this spring. McCutchen's homer was part of a five-run barrage against Minnesota starter Vance Worley in 1 2-3 innings.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Ameryst Alston scored 33 points and Cait Craft 24 as eighth-seeded Ohio State stunned top-seeded and 11th-ranked Penn State 99-82 Friday in the Big Ten Conference tournament quarterfinals. The Lady Lions were led by Ariel Edwards' career-high 29 points plus 10 rebounds. Maggie Lucas added 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers that gave her the conference's career record with 358.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former Pitt coach Johnny Majors is in stable condition at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after a heart valve procedure. Majors won a national championship with the Panthers in 1976. He left to take over at his alma mater in 1977 before returning to Pitt for four seasons in 1993.
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