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Monday Sports Update – Rangers Walk In Winning Run And Fall To A’s

A’s Win With Walk Off Walk Against Rangers

(Oakland, CA) — Khris Davis walked with the bases loaded to force home Marcus Semien with the winning run in the A’s 6-5 win over the Rangers in Oakland. Jose Leclerc working for the third consecutive day retired only one of six batters he faced in the ninth for a blown save and was charged with the loss. Danny Santana and Nomar Mazara hit solo shots in defeat. The Rangers had to settle for a four-game split of the series after winning the first two.

Rangers Return Home Tomorrow Night

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers return home tomorrow night to meet the Mariners at Globe Life Park for a two-game series. Ariel Jurado will start the opener for Texas. Seattle will counter with Mike Leake, who beat the Rangers last week in Seattle. The Rangers did acquire minor league right-hander Ian Gibaut from the Rays for a player to be named. He has been assigned to Triple-A Nashville.

Astros Turn Back Cardinals

(St. Louis, MO) — Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 and belted a three-run homer as the Astros beat the Cardinals 6-2 to win the series in St. Louis. His fifth inning blast was his career 1,500th hit. George Springer, who contributed three hits, and Yordan Alvarez also homered for the Astros. Wade Miley pitched five scoreless inning to pick up his ninth win. Houston is 9-and-2 in its last 11 games.

MLB National League
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Philadelphia Phillies 9, Atlanta Braves 4
Miami Marlins 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 1
New York Mets 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 7
Cincinnati Reds 3, Colorado Rockies 2
Washington Nationals 11, Los Angeles Dodgers 4
Chicago Cubs 11, Milwaukee Brewers 4
San Francisco Giants 7, San Diego Padres 6

MLB American League
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Tampa Bay Rays 10, Toronto Blue Jays 9
Minnesota Twins 11, Chicago White Sox 1
Kansas City Royals 9, Cleveland Indians 6
Oakland Athletics 6, Texas Rangers 5
Los Angeles Angels 5, Baltimore Orioles 4
Seattle Mariners 3, Detroit Tigers 2 (10 INN)
New York Yankees 9, Boston Red Sox 6

MLB Interleague
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Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Sod Poodles Fall To Naturals In Springdale

(Springdale, Arkansas) – The Sod Poodles fell 3-1 to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals in the second tilt of their four-game series on Sunday afternoon at Arvest Ballpark. The Sod Poodles and Naturals continue their series tonight. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

Cowboys Workout Sans Elliott

(Oxnard, CA) — The Cowboys concluded their first two training camp workouts, but without Ezekiel Elliott. The NFL rushing leader in two of the past three years has not shown up as he is seeking a contract extension. Multiple-outlets report the Cowboys extended an offer to Zeke, but his agent has yet to respond with a counter offer. Elliott has two years left on his contract.

Brandt Going Into Canton

(Canton, OH) — Cowboys vice president of personnel Gil Brandt will be enshrined Saturday into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio ceremonies. He has been a talent scout for the franchise since its inception in 1960, helping build a dominant franchise. He was responsible for building rosters that led the Cowboys to 20 consecutive winning seasons.

Texans Complete Fourth Day Of Camp

(Houston, TX) — Pro Bowl defensive end J.J. Watt was in pads for the first time as the Texans wrapped up their fourth day of training camp. Linebacker Xavier Woodson-Luster had two pass breakups during drills. The team will practice today and take tomorrow off.

Denny Hamlin Wins NASCAR At Pocono

(Long Pond, PA) — Toyota is leaving Pocono Raceway with a one-two-three finish as Denny Hamlin pulled out the win at the Gander RV 400. The defending Daytona 500 winner led 32 laps. Erik Jones finished second and Martin Jones placed third. Kyle Busch leads the Cup standings with 818 points.

Koepka Wins WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

(Memphis, TN) — Brooks Koepka is celebrating his first career World Golf Championships title after winning the FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis. Koepka carded a five-under 65 in Sunday’s final round at TPC Southwind to finish at 16-under-par for the tournament. It’s his seventh career PGA Tour victory.

FC Dallas, Salt Lake Tie

(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas and Real Salt Lake played to a scoreless tie Saturday at Toyota Stadium. Dallas ranks sixth in the MLS Western Conference with 33 points, while Salt Lake is two points behind. The top seven teams qualify for postseason play. Dallas is back in action this coming Saturday at Orlando City.

Wings Return To Court Tomorrow Night

(Las Vegas, NV) — The Dallas Wings will return to the court tomorrow night against the Aces in Las Vegas. The Wings have not played since July 20th. They will return home Thursday to host Liberty.

Hooker Loses Boxing Belt

(Arlington, TX) — Dallas boxer Maurice Hooker lost his share of the world junior welterweight title when he was stopped in the sixth round by undefeated California boxer Jose Ramirez on Saturday at College Park Center. It was Hooker’s first defeat in 30 fights. Ramirez leaves with the WBC and WBO 140-pound belts.

 


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