Friday Sports Update – Astros Take Down Rangers

Astros Double Up Rangers

(Houston, TX) — George Springer went 3-for-5 with a home run to lead the Astros to a 4-2 win over the Rangers in Houston. Josh Reddick singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to break a 2-all tie. He also robbed a home run at the fence. Wade Miley picked up his third win of the year, giving up two runs and striking out seven in six innings. Houston has won five-of-six and is 13-and-4 at home. Hunter Pence hit his third home run in as many days, a two-run shot in the fourth to put Texas ahead 2-1. Mike Minor fell to 3-and-3 after giving up three runs in five innings. The Astros and Rangers resume the series tonight, our pre-game begins at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

MLB National League
Chicago Cubs 4, Miami Marlins 1
Colorado Rockies 12, San Francisco Giants 11
St. Louis Cardinals 17, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Atlanta Braves 2 (F/10)
Washington Nationals 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 0

MLB American League
Los Angeles Angels 13, Detroit Tigers 0
Cleveland Indians 5, Chicago White Sox 0 (F/5)
New York Yankees 3, Seattle Mariners 1
Houston Astros 4, Texas Rangers 2

MLB Interleague
Cincinnati Reds 3, Oakland Athletics 0


Corpus Christi, TX – The Sod Poodles fell in extra innings 6-5 on Thursday night to the Corpus Christi Hooks at Whataburger Field. Hooks third baseman Abraham Toro delivered a walk-off two-RBI single to propel Corpus Christi to victory in the bottom of the tenth inning.The Sod Poodles and Hooks continue their four-game series on Friday night. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m. Amarillo sends righty T.J. Weir to the mound.

Sixers, Blazers Both Force Game Sevens

(Undated) — Both the 76ers and Trail Blazers remain alive in the NBA Playoffs. The Sixers beat the Raptors 112-101 in Game Six of their East semifinal in Philadelphia, and the Trail Blazers topped the Nuggets 119-108 in Game Six of their West semifinal in Portland. Toronto and Denver each host a deciding Game Seven on Sunday.

>>Rockets Host Warriors For Game Six Tonight

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets will look to stave off elimination when they host the Warriors for Game Six of the second round tonight. Houston trails 3-2 in the series. The Warriors will be without forward Kevin Durant for the rest of the series as he battles a calf strain. A win would force a Game Seven in Oakland on Sunday.

Bruins Blow By Hurricanes With Four-Goal Third

(Boston, MA) — The Bruins scored four times in the third period to pull out a 5-2 win over the Hurricanes in Game One of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston. Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored power-play goals 28 seconds apart early in the third to erase a 2-1 deficit. The Bruins also host Game Two on Sunday.

Byron Nelson Championship Continues Today

(Dallas, TX) — The second round of the Byron Nelson Championship gets underway today in Dallas. Denny McCarthy leads after the first round shooting eight-under par. Tyler Duncan and Tim Hoge are tied for second at seven-under par. Ryan Palmer Shot 3-under and is five shots off the lead, tied for 36th.

Cowboys Open Rookie Minicamp Today

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will open rookie minicamp today. The rookies will spend the weekend trying to impress coaches. Players including second-round pick Trysten Hill and others are expected to take part.

Texans Open Rookie Minicamp Today

(Houston, TX) — The Texans will open rookie minicamp today. It’s the first look for the Texans at their young players. Houston is hoping its young players can contribute to a team that won the AFC South this past season.

Tony Romo Eagles, Shoots 76 In First Round

(Dallas, TX) — Former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was a crowd favorite at the first round of the Byron Nelson championship. Romo eagled the seventh and shot a 76, five-over par in the opening round.

Dallas Wings Open Preseason Monday

(Dallas, TX) — The Dallas Wings are gearing up for the WNBA season. Dallas will open the preseason on Monday, when they visit the Atlanta Dream. The Wings open the regular season on the road against the Dream on May 24th.

FC Dallas Ready For Red Bulls Tomorrow

(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas will host the New York Red Bulls tomorrow. FC Dallas is coming off a 2-1 loss to Houston. The club has 17 points on the season.


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