(Oakland, CA) — The Rangers’ offense managed just three hits in falling 9-0 to the Athletics in Oakland. Texas starter Bartolo Colon gave up seven runs on 10 hits, including three home runs, in five-plus innings to take the loss. Rangers rookie Ariel Juarado will start tonight against the A’s. Our pregame begins this evening at 8:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Mariners Fight Off Astros
(Seattle, WA) — Robinson Cano drilled the go-ahead three-run homer as the Mariners fought off the Astros 7-4 in Seattle. Marwin Gonzalez drove in three runs for Houston in defeat. Collin McHugh gave up the losing hit and took the loss. The Astros and A’s are now tied for the AL West lead, with the Mariners three-and-a-half games back.
Astros’ Springer Scratched, Altuve Returns Today
(Houston, TX) — Astros outfielder George Springer did not play yesterday as he dealt with quad tightness. Springer was just activated from the disabled list on Friday due to soreness in his right thumb. Jose Altuve is expected to be activated from the disabled list today.
MLB National League
Atlanta Braves 1, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
San Francisco Giants 2, New York Mets 1 (13 INN)
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Cincinnati Reds 2
St. Louis Cardinals 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 3
MLB American League
Toronto Blue Jays 5, Baltimore Orioles 3
Tampa Bay Rays 1, Kansas City Royals 0
Chicago White Sox 8, Minnesota Twins 5
Cleveland Indians 5, Boston Red Sox 4
Oakland Athletics 9, Texas Rangers 0
Seattle Mariners 7, Houston Astros 4
Baltimore Ravens 20, Indianapolis Colts 19
Cowboys Seeking Safety Help After Woods’ Injury
(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys safety Xavier Woods is expected to be out two-to-four weeks with a pulled hamstring. Dallas signed undrafted rookie safety Dominick Sanders out of Georgia and defensive tackle Caraun Reid, who was a 2014 fifth-round pick of the Lions out of Princeton. Several outlets report former Seahawks and Redskins safety Jeron Johnson will have a workout today with the Cowboys.
Cowboys Preparing For Cardinals
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will hold their second practice today at The Star in Frisco. They wrapped up their training camp in Oxnard, California. Dallas is preparing for a Sunday night home preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Texans Continue Preseason, Clowney Back
(Houston, TX) — The Texans continue the preseason on Saturday as they visit the L.A. Rams. Houston is halfway through the preseason with wins over the Chiefs and 49ers. Jadeveon Clowney was a full participant in practice yesterday for the first time this fall. He’s 100-percent healed from a knee injury.
Redskins Sign Running Back Adrian Peterson
(Ashburn, VA) — The Redskins are adding veteran running back Adrian Peterson. Washington announced it has signed the seven time Pro Bowler to an undisclosed deal. ESPN reports it’s a one-year contract worth the veteran’s minimum of just over one-million-dollars. The 33-year-old Peterson currently ranks 12th all-time in NFL rushing yards.
Ehlinger Will Start At QB For UT
(Austin, TX) — Texas coach Tom Herman announced sophomore Sam Ehlinger will be the starting quarterback for the September 1st opener at Maryland. He beat out junior Shane Buechele. Herman also said Calvin Anderson, a graduate transfer from Rice, would start at left tackle and freshman Caden Sterns would start at safety.
Post Oak Little League Eliminated
(Williamsport, PA) — The road to a championship is over for the Post Oak Little League. They were eliminated 7-6 by the Georgia team yesterday after blowing a 4-0 lead at the Little League World Series. This was the second loss for Post Oak, which fell to New York on Sunday.