(Seattle, WA) — The Rangers scored three runs in the final two innings to pull out an 8-7 win over the Mariners in Seattle. Asdrúbal Cabrera drove in a pair of runs, including the go-ahead tally with a ninth-inning double. Shin-Soo Choo delivered a two-run pinch-single in the eighth. Nomar Mazara had three hits and scored three runs in the win. The Rangers took two-of-three from the Mariners.
Rangers Open Favorable Homestand Tonight
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers will open an 11-game homestand with the first seven games against the Royals and Orioles, the two clubs with the worst records in the American League. The first four will be against Kansas City. Left-hander Mike Minor will start tonight for Texas. KC will counter with Jakob Junis. The Rangers are 17-and-8 at Globe Life Park. Our pregame broadcast begins at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Astros Fall To Cubs
(Houston, TX) — The Astros managed only four hits in a 2-1 loss to the Cubs in Houston. Josh Reddick’s sacrifice fly scored Alex Bregman in the fourth inning for Houston’s lone run. Astros starter Wade Miley struck out nine in six innings, but surrendered solo homers to Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant to take the loss.
Astros Going On Road Tomorrow
(Oakland, CA) — After a travel day, the Astros will open a weekend series tomorrow night against the A’s in Oakland. Brad Peacock, who has not allowed a run in his last 12 innings, will be on the mound for Houston. Mike Fiers is the A’s probable.
MLB National League
Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Cincinnati Reds 2
Philadelphia Phillies 11, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Miami Marlins 4, San Francisco Giants 2
Washington Nationals 14, Atlanta Braves 4
Colorado Rockies 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 4
Los Angeles Dodgers 9, New York Mets 8
MLB American League
Los Angeles Angels 12, Oakland Athletics 7 (11 INN)
Texas Rangers 8, Seattle Mariners 7
Cleveland Indians 14, Boston Red Sox 9
Detroit Tigers 4, Baltimore Orioles 2
Tampa Bay Rays 4, Toronto Blue Jays 3 (11 INN)
Chicago White Sox 8, Kansas City Royals 7
New York Yankees 7, San Diego Padres 0
Chicago Cubs 2, Houston Astros 1
Sod Poodles Rained Out In Frisco
(Frisco, TX) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles and Frisco RoughRiders were postponed due to rain last night at Dr. Pepper Ballpark. The game will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader today. Game 1 starts at 5:05 p.m. and Game 2 will begin shortly after the opener concludes. Both games will be seven-inning contests. RHP Emmanuel Ramirez starts Game 1 for Amarillo, while RHP Jesse Scholtens will take the mound in Game 2.
Blues Outlast Bruins In OT To Even Stanley Cup Final
(Boston, MA) — The St. Louis Blues are celebrating their first ever win in the Stanley Cup Final. Carl Gunnarsson scored 3:51 into overtime to give the Blues a 3-2 win over the Bruins in Game Two in Boston. St. Louis had been 0-and-13 all-time in Stanley Cup Final games. The best-of-seven series is now tied at one. St. Louis will host Game Three on Saturday.
NBA Finals Tip Off Tonight In Toronto
(Toronto, Ontario) — The NBA Finals tip off tonight as the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors in Game One. The Raptors are making the first Finals appearance in franchise history, while the Warriors are chasing their fourth championship in five years. Kevin Durant has been ruled out for the Warriors, while DeMarcus Cousins is questionable tonight.
Reports: NFL Will Likely Investigate Elliott Vegas Incident
(Undated) — Multiple outlets report commissioner Roger Goodell will likely order an NFL investigation into a Las Vegas incident involving Cowboys Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott. He was handcuffed by a security guard, but was not arrested. TMZ released video of the confrontation, which showed Elliott shoving security guard Kyle Johnson to the ground at a music festival. Johnson, who is a defensive back at Orange Coast Community College, is speaking out and seeking a sincere apology from Elliott.
Cowboys Focus On Red Zone Offense In OTAs
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys are concentrating on improving their red zone offense in volunteer OTAs. Dallas ranked 26th in the NFL in red zone scoring last season. New offensive coordinator Keelen Moore is addressing the concern for more production in the 10 OTA sessions. The Cowboys will have their sixth OTA today, take the weekend off and then have four more scheduled next week.
Texans Continuing OTAs
(Houston, TX) — The Texans will hold their final OTA session today for the week. After a weekend break, Houston will hold four volunteer OTA workouts next week. Houston will begin a three-day mandatory minicamp on June 11th.
Child Taken To Hospital After Hit By Foul Ball
(Houston, TX) — A young girl was struck by a foul ball in the fourth inning at Minute Maid Park at the Cubs-Astros game and was immediately taken to a hospital. She was hit by a line drive off the bat of Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr., who fell to his knees near home plate and was in tears. After the game, the Astros released a statement saying the child was hospitalized but issued no details of her condition.