Monday Sports Update – Astros Sweep Rangers

(Arlington, TX) — Rangers reliever Keone Kela threw a balk in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Rangers an 8-7 loss to the Astros in Arlington. The Rangers battled back from a 6-0 deficit to tie the game before falling short. Carlos Perez and Shin-Soo Choo plated two runs apiece in defeat. Texas is 27-and-41 on the season after getting swept in a four-game series. The Rangers are off today and visit the Dodgers tomorrow.

MLB National League
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San Diego Padres 3, Miami Marlins 1
Cincinnati Reds 6, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Philadelphia Phillies 4, Milwaukee Brewers 3
Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Chicago Cubs 1
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, Colorado Rockies 3
San Francisco Giants 2, Washington Nationals 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Atlanta Braves 2

MLB American League
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Chicago White Sox 5, Boston Red Sox 2
Toronto Blue Jays 13, Baltimore Orioles 3
Seattle Mariners 5, Tampa Bay Rays 4
Cleveland Indians 9, Detroit Tigers 2
Minnesota Twins 7, Los Angeles Angels 5
Houston Astros 8, Texas Rangers 7
Oakland Athletics 3, Kansas City Royals 2

MLB Interleague
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New York Mets 2, New York Yankees 0

Clint Bowyer Wins Rain Shortened Race At Michigan

(Brooklyn, MI) — Clint Bowyer is the champion at the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Bowyer held off his teammate Kevin Harvick after a restart on lap 126 to win the rain-shortened race. NASCAR was forced to call the race after 133 of a scheduled 400 laps at the two-mile track. Harvick finished in second and pole-winner Kurt Busch in third as Stewart-Haas Racing pulled off its first 1-2-3 sweep in the organization’s history.

Johnson Wins St. Jude Classic

(Memphis, TN) — Dustin Johnson is once again the top-ranked golfer in the world. Johnson earned the distinction with a win at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis that concluded with a four-under 66 on Sunday. It’s his 18th tour victory and second of the season. Johnson ended the tournament shooting 19-under. The top five rounded out with Andrew Putnam in second at minus-13, J.B. Holmes at nine-under and Stewart Cink and Richy Werenski tied four fourth at eight-under. Ryan Palmer tied for 51st at 1-over.

College Baseball Roundup

(Undated) — Both the Longhorns and Red Raiders will play elimination games today with a trip to the College World Series on the line. Texas Tech will host Duke this afternoon at 3 in the Lubbock regional. Texas faces Tennessee Tech at 12noon in Austin. Winners will advance to the College World Series in Omaha, and losers will be eliminated.

Cowboys Open Mandatory Minicamp Tomorrow

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys kick off mandatory minicamp tomorrow at The Star in Frisco. The three-day camp will run through Thursday and any player not present is subject to fines. First-round pick Leighton Vander Esch is questionable for minicamp as he deals with a minor ankle sprain.

Cowboys Training Camp Schedule

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys are going back to Oxnard, California for training camp later this summer. The team will depart for Oxnard on July 24th and open practice on July 26th. The Cowboys kick off preseason play on August 9th with a road game at San Francisco.

Warriors Celebrate NBA Championship

(Oakland, CA) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA Champions for the third time in four years. The Warriors swept the Cavaliers in four games, capped by Friday’s win in Cleveland. Kevin Durant took home Finals MVP for the second straight year. A victory parade will be held in Oakland tomorrow.

Justify Wins Belmont Stakes, Secures Triple Crown

(Elmont, NY) — Justify is the 13th horse to complete the Triple Crown following a victory at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Justify jumped out to an early lead and secured a wire-to-wire victory. He’s the first Triple Crown winner since American Pharoah in 2015. Trainer Bob Baffert has his second Triple Crown after winning with American Pharaoh.

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