(Minneapolis, MN) — Jose Berrios and two relievers combined on a three-hit shutout as the Twins edged the Rangers 2-0 in Minneapolis. Berrios struck out 12 across seven frames for the win. Bartolo Colon surrendered both runs over seven innings to take the tough-luck loss. Texas had its season-long winning streak halted at seven games.
Rangers Host Padres
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers return home to open up a three-game, interleague set with the San Diego Padres tonight at Globe Life Park. Cole Hamels takes the mound in the series opener. San Diego will counter with Joey Lucchesi. The Rangers are last in the A.L. West at 34-and-45. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Astros Demolish Royals
(Houston, TX) — Gerrit Cole allowed one run on two hits and struck out eight over five innings as the Astros blasted the Royals 11-3 at Minute Maid Park. It was Cole’s ninth win of the season. Yuli Gurriel led the Astros’ hit parade with a grand slam, while Evan Gattis added a pinch hit homer. Houston’s 15-and-2 in its past 17 games.
MLB National League
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, New York Mets 7 (F/11)
Cincinnati Reds 8, Chicago Cubs 6
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
St. Louis Cardinals 8, Milwaukee Brewers 2
Miami Marlins 8, Colorado Rockies 5
San Francisco Giants 3, San Diego Padres 2 (F/11)
Washington Nationals 8, Philadelphia Phillies 6
MLB American League
Boston Red Sox 5, Seattle Mariners 0
Tampa Bay Rays 7, New York Yankees 6 (F/12)
Cleveland Indians 12, Detroit Tigers 2
Houston Astros 11, Kansas City Royals 3
Minnesota Twins 2, Texas Rangers 0
Chicago White Sox 10, Oakland Athletics 3
Toronto Blue Jays 7, Los Angeles Angels 6 (F/10)
Atlanta Braves 7, Baltimore Orioles 3
‘Melo Going Back To Thunder
(Oklahoma City, OK) — Carmelo Anthony is securing his bag. “Melo” didn’t exercise the early termination option in his contract and will return to the Thunder for the final year of the deal. Anthony will make 27.9-million-dollars. Oklahoma City acquired the 34-year-old in a trade with the Knicks last offseason. He averaged 16.2 points per game, but struggled with his efficiency and defense.
Truex Cruises To Victory At Sonoma
(Sonoma, CA) — Martin Truex Junior took the lead for good on lap-91 and cruised to a victory in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma. Truex led 62 of the 110 laps, including the last 20 after he passed Kevin Harvick to retake the lead for good. He crossed the finish line more than 10-seconds ahead of second-place finisher Harvick. The victory was Truex’s second at Sonoma and the 18th of his career.
Travelers Championship (at Cromwell, CT)
1. Bubba Watson (-17)
T2. Stewart Cink (-14)
T2. J.B. Holmes (-14)
T2. Paul Casey (-14)
T2. Beau Hossler (-14)