Sports Scores for Wednesday, 8/8

Major League Baseball

New York Yankees 12, Detroit 8

Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 2

Olympic Men’s Basketball Quarterfinal

USA 119, Australia 86 — USA advances to semifinal vs. Argentina Friday

Olympic Women’s Beach Volleyball Gold Medal Match

Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh Jennings (USA) defeat April Ross & Jennifer Kessy (USA) 21-16, 21-16

USA takes overall medals lead away from China Wednesday with 7 track and field medals, including:

— Allyson Felix winning gold in women’s 200-meter dash

— Aries Merritt winning gold in men’s 110-meter hurdles

— Brittney Reese winning gold in women’s long jump