(Arlington, TX) — Rougned Odor drove in three runs in 108-degree heat as the Rangers blanked the Indians 5-0 in Arlington. Odor finished with three hits and a homer for Texas. Ryan Rua added a two-run shot and Yovani Gallardo gave up three hits over six shutout innings to earn the win. The Rangers prevented the three-game sweep at home and ended a four-game slide.
Rangers Host A’s
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers are back on the field tonight to open a series with the Athletics at Globe Life Park. Cole Hamels will take the ball for Texas as trade rumors swirl. Oakland will counter with Brett Anderson. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Astros Stunned In Anaheim
(Anaheim, CA) — The Angels homered four times to power past the Astros 14-5 in Anaheim. Lance McCullers Jr. was chased in the fifth inning after giving up five runs to take the loss. Will Harris and Chris Devenski combined to give up seven runs in the seventh inning as L.A. blew the game open. The Stros’ took two-of-three in the series.
MLB National League
San Diego Padres 10, Philadelphia Phillies 2 (G1)
Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Cincinnati Reds 2
Washington Nationals 6, Atlanta Braves 2
Los Angeles Dodgers 11, Milwaukee Brewers 2
Chicago Cubs 7, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 6, Colorado Rockies 1
Philadelphia Phillies 5, San Diego Padres 0 (G2)
MLB American League
Toronto Blue Jays 5, Baltimore Orioles 4
Boston Red Sox 9, Detroit Tigers 1
Kansas City Royals 5, Minnesota Twins 3
Texas Rangers 5, Cleveland Indians 0
Los Angeles Angels 14, Houston Astros 5
Seattle Mariners 8, Chicago White Sox 2
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Miami Marlins 4
Oakland Athletics 6, San Francisco Giants 5 (F/10)
New York Mets at New York Yankees (PPD)
Harvick Outduels Busch At New Hampshire
(Loudon, NH) — Kevin Harvick took the lead on lap 295 and held on to win the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Harvick outdueled Kyle Busch down the stretch to win his series-best sixth race this season. It was also his third win at New Hampshire and 43rd of his career. Busch finished in second place and Aric Amirola was third. Martin Truex Jr. and Chase Elliot rounded out the top-five.
Italian Molinari Wins British Open, Tiger Finishes Sixth
(Carnoustie, Scotland) — Francesco Molinari is the winner of the 2018 British Open. He became Italy’s first major champion after firing a two-under-par 69 Sunday in Scotland. Tiger Woods shot a fourth-round 71 and finished three shots back tied for sixth-place.
Kings Sign G Ferrell
(Sacramento, CA) — Free-agent guard Yogi Ferrell is heading to Sacramento. The former Hoosier has agreed to a two-year, 6.2-million-dollar deal with the Kings on Friday. The 25-year-old initially agreed to sign a two-year, 5.3-million-dollar deal with the Mavericks, but decided to back out and explore other options. Ferrell averaged 10.2 points in 82 games for the Mavs last season.
Cowboys Open Training Camp This Week
(Oxnard, CA) — The Cowboys kick off training camp later this week in Oxnard. The team will head to California tomorrow and hold their first practice on Thursday. Training camp runs through August 17th. The first preseason game is on August 9th at San Francisco.
Texans Open Training Camp This Week
(White Sulphur Springs, WV) — The Texans kick off training camp this week at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The team will report to camp on Wednesday with the first practice on Thursday. They will remain in White Sulphur Springs through August 7th and return to Houston to continue practice on the 11th. The first preseason game is on August 9th at Kansas City.
Vikings O-Line Coach Tony Sparano Dies
(Minneapolis, MN) — The football world is mourning the death of Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano. Sparano passed away unexpectedly on Sunday at his home. Sparano’s wife found him unconscious as they prepared to leave for church, but could not revive him. The 56-year-old Sparano served as an assistant the past two seasons with the Vikings and worked for nine NFL teams over 19-seasons. He was an assistant coach for the Cowboys from 2003-2007.