Thursday Sports Update – Astros Take Rangers In Extra Innings

(Arlington, TX) — The Astros erased a four-run deficit as they rallied past the Rangers 5-4 in 10 innings from Arlington. Evan Gattis plated the go-ahead run on a sac-fly in the 10th. Josh Reddick drilled a two-run homer, and Yuli Gurriel tied it with a solo shot in the fifth. Collin McHugh pitched three innings of shutout relief to earn the win. Chris Martin gave up the losing run for Texas. Jurickson Profar singled in a run and scored twice. Shin-Soo Choo homered in defeat and extended his on-base streak to 44 games. The Rangers visit the Tigers tonight.Our pregame begins this evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

MLB National League
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Colorado Rockies 1, San Francisco Giants 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
St. Louis Cardinals 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 4

MLB American League
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Los Angeles Angels 7, Seattle Mariners 4
Houston Astros 5, Texas Rangers 4 (10 INN)
Cleveland Indians 3, Kansas City Royals 2

MLB Interleague
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Boston Red Sox 3, Washington Nationals 0
New York Yankees 6, Atlanta Braves 2
Miami Marlins 3, Tampa Bay Rays 0
Chicago Cubs 5, Detroit Tigers 2
Philadelphia Phillies 4, Baltimore Orioles 1
Oakland Athletics 4, San Diego Padres 2
Milwaukee Brewers 3, Minnesota Twins 2
New York Mets 6, Toronto Blue Jays 3
Cincinnati Reds 7, Chicago White Sox 4

Report: Rockets Will Match Any Offer For Capela

(Houston, TX) — Free agency is winding down, but restricted free agent Clint Capela is still on the market. Multiple reports state the Rockets plan to match any offer Capela receives. Houston has extended the 4.7-million-dollar qualifying offer to Capela already.

Serena, Venus Advance At Wimbledon

(London, England) — Both Venus and Serena Williams are into round three at Wimbledon in London. Serena defeated Viktoriya Tomova 6-1, 6-4 in Tuesday’s second round while Venus dispatched Alexandra Dulgheru in three sets. Round three begins on Saturday.

World Cup Resumes In Russia

(Undated) — Eight teams are alive at the World Cup in Russia as the quarterfinals open today. Uruguay meets France and Belgium takes on Brazil today. Russia and Croatia clash tomorrow, as do Sweden and England. The semifinals are set for Tuesday.

Rousey To Be Inducted To UFC Hall of Fame

(Las Vegas, NV) — Mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame today at a ceremony in Las Vegas. She’s the first woman to received the honor. She holds a record for winning six consecutive title defenses. Rousey said it was an immense honor and she hopes she’s the first of many women inducted to the hall of fame.

Rice And TSU Plan Series Of Football Games Starting In 2021

(Houston, TX) — The Rice Owls and the Texas Southern Tigers are planning ahead for a series of football games starting three years from now. Rice will host TSU in the fall of 2021 for the first football game ever between the two schools. The Owls are also scheduled to play UH and UT in 2021, along with Oklahoma State in Stillwater. Rice hosts Prairie View on August 25th to open the 2018 season. TSU’s season kicks off September 1st at home against UT Permian Basin.

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