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Regex string parse (should be easy) - part 2

I 4 separate expressions to extract the following from a single line:
- initials
- winning score
- losing score
- winning team

Here's the text:

KR    3 to 1 for VAN
MT    4-1 VAN
CH    ??? no pick?
MC  3 1 OTT
TS    4 - 2   VAN
JS    ???
RA    3 -2 vancouver
BJ    5- 3 VAN
RV    4 - 2 ottowa
CA    ???
TD    ???


(orig question: https://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Regular_Expressions/Q_26611607.html)
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Chris Dent

8/22/2022 - Mon
kaufmed

Does it need to be separate? You could write one and use capture groups. Continuing from your last response:
([a-zA-Z]{2,3})\s*(\d+)[ -/A-Za-z]+(\d+)([ A-Za-z]+)

Capture group 1: Initials
Capture group 2: Score 1
Capture group 3: Score 2
Capture group 4: Team Name

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kaufmed

Using the "-match" operation, you are given access to the variable "$matches", which is an array. You can extract the capture groups by indexing this array as $matches[1] => first capture group, etc. Here is a screenshot.
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Gitcho

yeah - i see where you're goin with that ... the last capture needs to be just the 3 letter team name tho
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kaufmed

Right, but if you'll recall our last discussion, that depends on how you expect your data to come in. phr0ze's pattern merely captured a series of alphas and spaces. We can modify the pattern to capture the right-most "word", but if you have something like "for VAN is awesome" you'll receive "awesome" as the result.
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Gitcho

The team will be the last word on the line
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