MLB STANDINGS

AMERICAN LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 72 47 .605 —

New York 67 52 .563 5

Toronto 60 58 .508 11 1/2

Baltimore 55 63 .466 16 1/2

Tampa Bay 45 74 .378 27

Central Division

Detroit 66 53 .555 —

Cleveland 65 54 .546 1

Minnesota 59 60 .496 7

Chicago 54 64 .458 11 1/2

Kansas City 52 66 .441 13 1/2

West Division

Los Angeles 69 48 .590 —

Seattle 66 51 .564 3

Oakland 58 62 .483 12 1/2

Texas 52 66 .441 17 1/2

Wednesday’s Games

Tampa Bay at Boston, 12:05 p.m.

Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 12:05 p.m.

Minnesota at Seattle, 3:35 p.m.

Detroit at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.

Kansas City at Texas, 7:35 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Oakland, 9:05 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Chicago White Sox at Oakland, 2:35 p.m.

Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.

Kansas City at Texas, 7:35 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

East Division

W L Pct GB

New York 66 52 .559 —

Philadelphia 63 55 .534 3

Atlanta 63 56 .529 3 1/2

Florida 56 63 .471 10 1/2

Washington 54 65 .454 12 1/2

Central Division

Milwaukee 62 57 .521 —

Chicago 60 58 .508 1 1/2

St. Louis 56 60 .483 4 1/2

Houston 54 65 .454 8

Cincinnati 51 67 .432 10 1/2

Pittsburgh 49 68 .419 12

West Division

Arizona 67 53 .558 —

San Diego 64 54 .542 2

Colorado 61 57 .517 5

Los Angeles 60 59 .504 6 1/2

San Francisco 50 69 .420 16 1/2

Wednesday’s Games

N.Y. Mets at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.

Arizona at Florida, 6:05 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 6:05 p.m.

San Francisco at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.

Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m.

Colorado at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

Houston at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

St. Louis at Milwaukee, 1:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.

Arizona at Florida, 6:05 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 6:05 p.m.

San Francisco at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.

Colorado at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

Houston at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m

Lions season tickets on sale to general public until Friday

Season tickets for the 2007 Brownwood Lions football season will be on sale to the general public through Friday, Aug. 17.

Tickets can be purchased at the Brownwood ISD Administration Office each day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, call 643-5644.

Bangs football reserved seating renewals available

Bangs football fans who had reserved seats last year can renew their reserved seats for the 2007 football season at the Bangs ISD administration office, located at 200 E. Hall Street.

Reserved seating is $5 per seat with a limit of six seats per family. Unsold seats will go on sale to the general public beginning Monday, Aug. 27.

Couples Scramble at country club this weekend

The Brownwood Country Club’s Couples Scramble, sponsored by TexasBank, will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 and Sunday, Aug. 19.

The entry fee will be $200 per team and includes a practice round on Friday, a Saturday night players’ dinner with door prizes, and refreshments on the course both days. Tee times will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day.

For more information, call Steve McNabb, Brownwood Country Club PGA Professional, at 646-1086 or e-mail smcnabb@hyperhog.net.

Monday scrambles at Shady Creek Golf Course

Shady Creek Golf Course in Blanket will be holding two-person scrambles every Monday at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 748-4404 or 998-6758.